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07-09-2008

Last Activity:

08-15-2016 7:44 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I like craft and homebrew and it looks like I've listed a bunch of beers that I've consumed. 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
  • Homebewing,playing board and card games,growing hops,drinking craft and homebrew,watching football
  • Marketing
  • Alt-Rock
  • Grimm, Bob's Burgers, Simpsons, Lost
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel; Right Where Your are Sitting Now; Lord of the Rings; The Hobbit; Snow Crash
  • 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.
  • more IPA
  • Imperial Stout, Pale Ale, Wee Heavy
  • 4-Hop IPA, Oak Aged Irish Red
  • Male
  • Married
  • Chicago
  • Illinois

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: HoPS! General Meeting - August 16 on 08-15-2016 at 02:51 PM
    The Homebrewers' Pride of the Southside August members meeting will be on 8/16 7:30 PM - 10 PM
    at the Bridgeport VFW Post 5079 - 3202 S. May, Chicago. Agenda7:30Homebrewers Corner & Wuddaya
    Think bott...

  • Posted in thread: HoPS April Meeting on 04-19-2016 at 01:30 PM
    The Homebrewers' Pride of the Southside April members meeting will be on 4/19 7:30 PM - 10 PM
    at the Bridgeport VFW Post 5079 - 3202 S. May, Chicago. Agenda7:30Homebrewers Corner & Wuddaya
    Think bottl...

  • Posted in thread: Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl tasting and judging event on 04-15-2016 at 09:21 PM
    Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl is tomorrow!Homebrewers’ Pride of the Southside presents the fifth
    annual Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl. The winner will have their beer brewed at Mad Mouse
    Brewery.This competit...

  • Posted in thread: HoPS March meeting on 03-06-2016 at 05:01 PM
    The Homebrewers' Pride of the Southside March members meeting will be on 3/15 7:30 PM - 10 PM
    at Moxee/Mad Mouse - 724 W Maxwell St., Chicago. Agenda7:30 Homebrewers Corner & Wuddaya Think
    bottle shar...

  • Posted in thread: Moving to chicago (UoC area) on 03-06-2016 at 01:15 AM
    There seems to be three home brew clubs in the area[snip]Hops! Homebrewers of south side. Don't
    have any information on them. Tried to join their website a couple times, and just got
    frustrated and ga...

  • Posted in thread: Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl competition on 03-06-2016 at 12:13 AM
    Homebrewers’ Pride of the Southside presents the fifth annual Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl.
    This homebrew competition is open to all Chicago homebrewers. One winner will have their beer
    brewed at M...

  • 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 10:30 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...

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HoPS! - Homebrewers' Pride of the Southside Brewing Something Up Primary: none Secondary: none Bottled: Imperial Stout, West Coast Pale Ale, Wee Heavy Kegged: Oak Aged Irish Red, 4-Hop IPA
1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
August 2, 2008  •  05:21 AM
If my mother was tied up and held ransom, I might think about making a light beer.
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