DubbinFive1Eight

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Join Date:

10-27-2010

Last Activity:

01-10-2011 1:14 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • I'm pretty new to home brewing, currently 4 batches deep (since 11/2/2010) but I have made several batches of mead with a friend.
  • Strength training,tuning cars (spc. Volkswagen/Audi),home brewing,long range rifle shooting.
  • Things, and stuff
  • Christopher Palmer
  • Hard rock
    Techno
    Metal
    Anything inbtwn
  • Lie to Me
    Family Guy
    Bones
    Justified
    Hells Kitchen
    South Park
  • Several Volkswagen clubs, both local and international.
  • I got into home brewing simply from the love of beer itself. Unlike most of my college friends, I didn't like Budweiser products, Michelob, etc. But the flavors of brews such as Magic Hat and Dogfish head, really found a home on my tastebuds. Where my room mates drank beer to get drunk, I drank beer because each flavor intregued me.

    Got my home brew set on the Christmas right before my 21st birthday (just the plastic bucket setup) and that's what I'm still working with now. My plan is to get as comfortable with brewing as I am with automobiles, and come up with my own recipes and modifications to make unique beers you can't pick up at your local store.

    I've only done four batches so far, though, with such a busy schedule. My first was a German Altbier which came out great, the second was an Oktoberfest which came out alright (a little sweet and malty), and I currently have a blond ale and dunkelweizen brewing (As of 10/22/2010).
  • I plan on trying every brew style... IPA's, lagers, ales, porters, pilsners, etc. The only type which doesn't interest me is the imperials. But from what I understand, that's more of a method than a style?
  • 1. A twist on hard cider...

    2. Nothing
  • 1. Nothing

    2. Nothing
  • 1. Oktoberfest

    2. German Altbier

    3. Blond Ale

    4. Dunkelweizen
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • Glenville
  • NY

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: What's a good Summer beer? on 12-14-2010 at 10:37 PM
    Hoegaarden is owned by AB/InBev...Anyway, I'm planning on making a watermelon wheat!
    Woot!Yes... Yes it is. AB/InBev isn't Molson/Coors... Blue Moon was designed by Molson/Coors,
    where Hoegaarden was ...

  • Posted in thread: Always trust your hydrometer. on 12-14-2010 at 04:01 PM
    That's not weird at all that is 99.5% of the "Is my yeast dead because I see no signs of
    "activity" threads on here are about. And 99% of THOSE threads, when the OP actually takes a
    hydro reading, the...

  • Posted in thread: Should I Transfer To Secondary After 3 Weeks In Primary? on 12-14-2010 at 07:21 AM
    From my understanding, secondary is really only used for clearing the brew. In my experiences,
    it does help minimize sediment in the bottles, but either way, you should let the brew do its
    thing for a...

  • Posted in thread: What's a good Summer beer? on 12-14-2010 at 06:26 AM
    Agreed, blonde ales are my favorite on a hot summer day... Well actually water is, but the beer
    for night time lol.Really anything to the extent of Hoegaarden... Blue Moon tends to be too
    sweet for me...

  • Posted in thread: Worst bar experience ever! (Greenville, SC) on 12-14-2010 at 06:17 AM
    Phenominal substitute lol

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 12-14-2010 at 06:16 AM
    5 gal dunkelweizen5 gal Blonde5 gal Strawberry blonde5 gal Oktoberfest5 gal German Altbier5 gal
    Cider30 gal total35,435

  • Posted in thread: Worst bar experience ever! (Greenville, SC) on 12-14-2010 at 06:08 AM
    Agreed you say that "Vet" word and people look at you like you're at any moment gonna start
    crackin' heads and pull your secondary weapon and start jerkin' rounds into people.lol I
    thought this wasn't...

  • Posted in thread: Worst bar experience ever! (Greenville, SC) on 12-14-2010 at 05:07 AM
    We will go back to your pre-edit post. This is my 5th deployment, I still say it doesn't give
    anyone the right to abuse civilians when they return.Fair enough then, to each their own.lol
    and I don't t...

  • Posted in thread: Worst bar experience ever! (Greenville, SC) on 12-14-2010 at 04:52 AM
    I think otherwise. Going on a deployment doesn't give you the right to be a douche bag. So, he
    doesn't get to have a "shorter fuse" and at the very least should have learned some form for of
    disciplin...

  • Posted in thread: No More Home Brew on 12-13-2010 at 07:41 PM
    hey sorry to hear your news.just curious.. why did dr say "especially home brew" is homebrew
    less safer.?I second that.Also, have them keep an eye on your gall bladder. What they don't
    tell you is tha...

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