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11-16-2011

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11-21-2013 3:00 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Chicago Beer Society, AHA
  • Fat Rat Brown Ale,Imperial India Red Ale, SWMBO Milk Stout
  • Brown Session Ale, Robust Porter, FaUxBAR Oak Chipped Aged Bourbon Imperial Stout, Trilingual Belgian Strong Golden Ale w/ Mexican brown sugar and Indian coriander
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  • Engaged
  • Chicago
  • IL

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  • Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 02-16-2012 at 01:56 AM
    Starters are a good idea, and really necessary for high gravity beers. Starters in flasks on a
    stir plate propagate the yeast faster. That being said making a starter and just hand stirring
    (picking i...

  • Posted in thread: Fat Squirrel clone on 01-20-2012 at 05:50 AM
    Gonna brew this tomorrow, excited cause you can't get Fat Squirrel in IL anymore. Last summer a
    bunch of us FIBS rode out to New Glarus and camped out at the site right across from the
    brewery. Partie...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 01-20-2012 at 04:32 AM
    Yeah, I milled all of the grain together, I'm just worried cause I came up with and IPA that
    had 1 ILB of crystal 60 and it is almost cloyingly sweet (so far, only 2 weeks in the bottle).
    Thanks Ed.

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 01-19-2012 at 11:45 PM
    Was planning on brewing this tomorrow so I went to the hbs and bought all the ingredients.
    Somewhere in the confusion of milling two separate grain bills (gonna be a two brew weekend) I
    milled the ent...

  • Posted in thread: Dark Night At Acre in Chicago on 12-24-2011 at 01:44 AM
    It was great, favorite of the night was the Firestone Walker XV and my fiancé really loved the
    creme brûlée from Southern tier. Everything was $5 and that got you about 3/4 full of a
    snifter, which wa...

  • Posted in thread: 12oz vs Bombers on 12-22-2011 at 05:05 AM
    So a friend of mine and a successful local home brewer suggested I use bombers the next time I
    bottle for myriad reasons. Mostly because in his experience it carbed better and overall
    produced a bette...

  • Posted in thread: 12oz vs Bombers on 12-22-2011 at 04:58 AM
    So a friend of mine and a successful local home brewer suggested I use bombers the next time I
    bottle for myriad reasons. Mostly because in his experience it carbed better and overall
    produced a bette...

  • Posted in thread: Dark Night At Acre in Chicago on 12-21-2011 at 03:13 AM
    Hello fellow beer nerds! To celebrate the darkest night of the year, my local taproom Acre in
    Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood is tapping some rare and amazing dark beers. Come out this
    thursday (...

  • Posted in thread: First pm recipe formulation on 12-16-2011 at 07:04 PM
    Ugh, when I put my grain bag in my strike water I noticed suds forming. Thankfully i hadn't
    added the grain yet. Probably residual oxyclean from the last time it was used. This oversight
    does give me ...

  • Posted in thread: First pm recipe formulation on 12-15-2011 at 11:54 PM
    Thanks for the help, excited for tomorrow! I hope everything goes well, fingers crossed.

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