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    ABOUT ME

  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Brewed my first batch 2010-09-24 :)
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  • Posted in thread: Optimal hoppiness - should I add DME late in the boil? on 04-21-2012 at 10:17 PM
    Yeah, I've read and heard that maximum bitterness extraction is achieved in a wort with a
    gravity of 1.030. So you can use your favorite brewing software to figure out how much extract
    to add to your ...

  • Posted in thread: 1935 - Homebrewer has gusher that hits ceiling - SWMBO pissed on 04-21-2012 at 09:55 PM
    Fantastic article! Well-written and hilarious! "To bottle, one donned a bathing suit, waders,
    fireman's helmet, and a grim but determined countenance." :DThat's what every bottling day
    feels like! (At...

  • Posted in thread: tap a draft carbonation on 03-17-2012 at 02:08 PM
    How long did you let it sit? Did it sit in a fridge or in room temp?I'm about to rack into TAD
    bottles for the first time myself, so I'm no expert. Instructions for forced carbonation say
    "fill bottle...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 02-05-2012 at 09:28 PM
    My first mead: JOAM, made as per the recipe, except I didn't add any spices except the orange,
    and used 71B yeast. Made october 10, 2011. Bottled December 29, 2011. Tasted today, February 5,
    2012. I'v...

  • Posted in thread: Yooper's mead question on 01-23-2012 at 07:27 PM
    I'm no expert on mead, but I think 1.050 seems way too high! And as you say, extremely sweet.
    The recipe for JAOM says FG ~1.030. Have you bottled it? If so, I'd say there's a high risk of
    bottle bomb...

  • Posted in thread: The Jack Keller Collection [Archived] on 01-23-2012 at 07:01 PM
    Is there some indication the site is going down?AFAIK, no. But you never know. Nothing lasts
    forever, and all that. One should always make a backup every 2 hours ago! ;)Anyway, I'm also
    downloading th...

  • Posted in thread: Almost single hop IPA - recipe critique please? on 01-23-2012 at 06:09 PM
    Alright, thanks for this information! I'll probably pump up the dry hops even more then!Og wow,
    du skriver jo en nesten perfekt blanding av norsk og dansk! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Almost single hop IPA - recipe critique please? on 01-20-2012 at 03:54 AM
    I didn't pay much attention the first time. 11% Crystal is going to be quite sweet. I'd use no
    more than 5% Crystal total.Thanks, I was unsure/worried about that - I'll drop the crystal down
    to about ...

  • Posted in thread: Almost single hop IPA - recipe critique please? on 01-19-2012 at 07:19 PM
    OK, thanks! I'll up the dry hop then! Can I assume the malt bill is ok since no one has
    commented on it? From what I've managed to gather,Caraamber ~= Crystal 30-40LCarared ~= Crystal
    20LIs 11% "Cryst...

  • Posted in thread: Almost single hop IPA - recipe critique please? on 01-18-2012 at 01:41 AM
    I wouldn't let them sit any longer than 1 week if they're pellets.That's why I originally
    thought 5 days would be good.To the OP...what kind of IPAs do you like? Do you like a more
    reserved Two Hearte...

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The Primaries: Apfelwein | Liquid Light IPA | Dark Star Stout On tap[-a-draft]: Liquid Light (Aurora) Aging: The Eleven [Barley Wine [normal oak'd]] | In The Court of the Crimson King [Raspberry Apfelwein] | Lighthouse Girl [Orange Mead] Planning: Wit, Porter, more apfelwein and mead.
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