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DromJohn

5 Gallon Partial-Something Brewer

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11-08-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Letter to an Imaginary Friend / Thomas McGrath; Brother to Dragons / Robert Penn Warren.
  • Ocmulgee Grain Trust
  • I started homebrewing in Fall 2009 when a random recipe run through over 700 cookbooks came up with Continental Light Lager in Patrick Baker's "The New Brewers Handbook". I'm using the two plastic bucket, Grolsch bottle newbie setup. Finished: Dogfish Head 60-minute IPA; AHS Dry Stout; AHS Ordinary Bitter; Redhook Double Black Espresso Stout; AHS Lemongrass Ginger Ale; Belhaven Scottish Ale; Anchor Porter; AHS Holiday Chocolate Stout; Berghoff Dark; Redhook Double Black Espresso Stout II; Samuel Adams Boston Ale; 60-Minute Tamarindia Ale; AHS Abt. 12; AHS Munich Spiced Porter; Neolithic Yellow River Braggot; AHS Oaked Imperial Whiskey Stout; Innis & Gunn Original; Redhook ESB; Allagash Grand Cru; Scaldis Belgian Special Ale; William Moore's Summer Beer; AHS Budget IPA; Redhook Double Black Stout III; Innis & Gunn Original II; Chrysanthemum Honey Rye Ale; Rafikah Rose's GF Pear Ale; AHS SuperCaliFugglisticESBAledocious.
  • NB Conundrum Session IPA; Hibiscus Mango Blonde; Theobroma; SWMBO choice; NB British Bitter; SWMBO choice; La Divine Inspiration; SWMBO choice; Victory HopDevil; SWMBO choice; Allagash Odyssey; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB III; SWMBO choice; North Coast Grand Cru; SWMBO choice; AHS Orange IPA; SWMBO choice; Wells Bombardier; SWMBO choice; NB Surly Bitter; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; Bell's Two Hearted; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB IV; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; NB Chinook IPA; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; AHS Session Series Extra Special Bitter; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; He'Brew Hop Manna; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB V; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; NB Kama Citra IPA; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; AHS Fall ESB; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's RIPA; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB VI; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice.
  • Innis & Gunn Rum Aged
  • Drinking: Cherry Porter; NB La Petite Orange Blanche; NB The Plinian Legacy; Val-Dieu Triple; Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale; Avery The Czar Imperial Stout; Munchen Haken Besonderes Bitter (Redhook ESB II); Terrapin Reunion '10. Bottled: Bush de Noel (Scaldis Noel) (first taste 16 November 2015).
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  • Posted in thread: Best kit prices on 07-30-2015 at 04:14 PM
    I've heard NB recently bought AHS...AIH tookover AHS, but is operating independently.NB has
    taken the name and Brew Builder from Brewmasters Warehouse but is not operating in Marietta.

  • Posted in thread: Aging on oak on 07-29-2015 at 06:39 PM
    Yes, in the primary, but none have been "big beers":AHS Oaked Porter, two Innis & Gunn
    Originals and in the primary Innis & Gun Rum Aged.The oak flavors came through as intended for
    the first three. M...

  • Posted in thread: Aging on oak on 07-28-2015 at 04:52 PM
    For 5 gallon batches, I have been happy with soaking 4 ounces of chips with the whiskey for 36
    hours, putting chips and liquid in the empty primary and pitching the cooled wort on top.
    Normal fermenti...

  • Posted in thread: Can you brew a Quadrupel with basic beginner's equipment? on 07-28-2015 at 04:21 PM
    Just do it.Using the two plastic bucket method I made a very good AHS Belgian Abt 12 (very
    similar side by side to St. Bernardus) and am currently bottle aging Scaldis NoŽl from Clone
    Brews.

  • Posted in thread: Styrian Goldings (Celeia)... Experience? on 07-26-2015 at 09:17 PM
    I have used Styrian Goldings three times, for both of the Scaldis clones (Amber and NoŽl), and
    they are in the NB La Petite Orange kit. All three are Belgians. With the Scaldis, they paired
    with Kent ...

  • Posted in thread: Best kit prices on 07-24-2015 at 03:05 PM
    However, if you order your own grains (your own recipe) Northern Brewer will crush the grain
    for your order so you know its fresh.While I believe this may be true for large amount of base
    grains base...

  • Posted in thread: Wondering What Weight Will Work? on 07-23-2015 at 05:16 PM
    I use 20 lb 92 bright.Works fine.

  • Posted in thread: Hey from Central Georgia on 07-20-2015 at 02:01 PM
    Welcome from Middle Georgia.Check out Ocmulgee Grain Trust on Facebook.

  • Posted in thread: Drom John Innis & Gunn Rum Aged on 07-18-2015 at 05:32 PM
    Partial MashBatch size: 5.25 gallons5.1875 lb Golden Promise (Simpsons)0.375 lb Crystal 40L
    (Briess)0.3125 lb Roast Barley (Briess organic)0.125 lb Chocolate (Briess organic)45 minute
    steep 155F60 min...

  • Posted in thread: Drom John logo/labels on 07-18-2015 at 05:18 PM
    SWMBO's choice.

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Drinking: Cherry Porter; NB La Petite Orange Blanche; NB The Plinian Legacy; Val-Dieu Triple; Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale; Avery The Czar Imperial Stout; MŁnchen Haken Besonderes Bitter (Redhook ESB II); Terrapin Reunion '10. Bottled: Bush de NoŽl (Scaldis NoŽl) (first taste 16 November 2015). Primary: Innis & Gunn Rum Aged Untappd: DromJohn
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