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07-09-2008

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02-22-2014 2:10 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Drunk: Wicked Winter Ale, Red Rye, Pale Ale, Cream Ale, Marga-Wheat-a, Raspberry Wheat, Spicey Red Ale, Chocolate-Coffee Stout, Pilsner, Pike IPA clone, Irish-Italian Ale, Mint Chocolate Stout, Winter Ale, RazWheat ale, Banana Nut Ale, Basil IPA
  • Alt-Rock
  • Simpsons, Lost
  • HoPS!
  • I tried homebrewing with a friend of mine using a Mr Beer kit. After 2 tries that came out sour we gave up. Years later when I was dating my wife, she encouraged me to try again. We took a class and she bought me a kit.
  • Coconut Porter
  • Imperial Coffee Stout, Pecan Porter, Mint Chocolate Stout, Imperial Milk Stout
  • Celebration Ale, Scotoberfest
  • Male
  • Married
  • Chicago
  • Illinois

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Craft beer in Cincinnati on 04-07-2013 at 09:06 PM
    I'm going to Cincinnati next weekend for a wedding. I'm am looking for beers that cannot be had
    in the Chicagoland area. Someone already told me about Yuengling. Does anyone know any other
    beers that ...

  • Posted in thread: Don'tcha just love winter beer season?!? on 11-13-2012 at 09:30 PM
    Oh, yes. My favorite beer time of the year.Can't wait to get my hands on SN's Celebration Ale,
    Anchor's Holiday ale, Bell's Christmas Ale, and 3 Floyd's Alpha Klaus. There is also a new
    brewery here i...

  • Posted in thread: Scotoberfest! on 07-24-2012 at 10:18 PM
    I used to blog about my brewing on this site, but for some reason that feature is gone so, I
    will just post my latest recipe here. On the 8th I brewed up a Scottish/German hybrid ale for
    my club's Oct...

  • Posted in thread: Mint Chocolate Stout on 07-24-2012 at 10:02 PM
    I've brewed this recipe twice before, and it is quite good. Now I'm looking to up the mint
    flavour through hops. I've heard that Northern Brewer and Fuggles can give off minty flavours.
    Would I have t...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Check Needed Piney IPA on 07-24-2012 at 08:59 PM
    Awesome. I was also thinking about making a beer with a piney flavour/aroma to it, but I'd like
    to make it much less bitter (more an APA than an IPA). I assume I'd have to cut back the 60 min
    hop addi...

  • Posted in thread: still havesting in chicago... on 10-26-2011 at 02:26 PM
    I had a similar situation. I just did a massive harvest a week ago, and I found burs on some of
    the bines. There is a very strong light in the alley right by my best growing plant.

  • Posted in thread: Bwa-Hah! brewing in Chicagoland on 09-23-2011 at 11:51 PM
    Welcome to the forums. You should check out one of Chicago-lands many homebrew clubs. You can
    get some advise and share some of your creations. HOmebrewers Pride of the Southside | |\ /

  • Posted in thread: HoPS Oktoberfest - Chicago - Sept. 24, 2011 on 09-22-2011 at 02:12 PM
    Homebrewers' Pride of the Southside Homebrew Club proudly presents our annual
    Oktoberfest.Saturday, September 24th 2PM - 7PM at the VFW in Bridgeport, 32nd and May St.
    Chicago, IL Only $30 !!!An amazi...

  • Posted in thread: Brewers Clubs in Chicago or NWI on 09-22-2011 at 02:07 PM
    New link for Homebrewer's Pride of the Southside - HoPS.Club Oktoberfest celebration:Saturday,
    September 24th 2PM - 7PM at the VFW in Bridgeport, 32nd and May St. Chicago, IL Only $30 !!!An
    amazing va...

  • Posted in thread: AB In-Bev trademarking area codes..Is yours on the list? on 07-14-2011 at 12:07 AM
    I read about this story in the Chicago Tribune a couple of days ago. In the article is says
    that 312 is Goose Islands top seller and that it was the #2 craft beer in Chicago in 2009. Ever
    since I star...

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HoPS! Primary: Secondary: Bottled: Imperial Stout, Pecan Pie Porter, Scottish Ale, Milk Stout Kegged: Celebration Ale, Scotoberfest
1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
August 2, 2008  •  12:21 AM
If my mother was tied up and held ransom, I might think about making a light beer.
 
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