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  • Urban apartment brewer, working class schmoe, and tradskin.
  • Beer,music,guns,hooliganism,hockey,and football (football,not handegg)
  • Auto worker
  • Alex
  • Reggae, ska, rocksteady, soul, Oi!
  • DC Homebrewers, GRIST, AHA
  • Started with an electric stove, extract batches, and a thrift store acquired basic set-up kit. Move to partial mash to partial boil BIAB all grain to MLT with split boil to electric brewing w/ heat sticks. Current apartment just uses a gas stove, but looking to go back to full-electric and automated down the road.
  • Session Kriek, Oud Bruin, Flemish Pale Ale, House Dark Mild, House Ordinary Bitter, House ESB, Scottish 80/-, Wee Heavy, Session IPA, American Amber, Rye IIPA
  • Nothing at the moment
  • (Primary or Secondary souring) Wild Cider, Flanders Red, Brett C. Bitter, Sour Stout, Brett C. Old Ale, Turbid Mashed Lamebic
  • Lamebic, Brett B Tripel, Tripel, Quadrupel, Brett C. Oaked English Barleywine, Malt Liquor, English Cider, Belgian IPA, Winter Warmer, Bluebird Bitter clone V4, Bluebird Bitter clone v5, Galaxy Rye Pale Ale, Scottish 60/-, Robust Porter, Brown Porter
  • (Casked) Bluebird Bitter clone v5, Scottish 60/-
  • Male
  • Married
  • Arlington
  • VA


  • Posted in thread: Reggae, rocksteady, and ska fans? on 02-27-2015 at 11:20 PM
    I don't like Mustard Plug very much.Also, more rocksteady.[ame]

  • Posted in thread: Reggae, rocksteady, and ska fans? on 02-27-2015 at 11:08 PM
    Hepcat is some 3rd wave I can DEFINITELY get into.

  • Posted in thread: underpitching for esters on 02-27-2015 at 11:07 PM
    You can get the dark fruits from the yeast, or from the malt. In your case given the style and
    the yeast I'd say it's a combo of both, but probably more from the malt.

  • Posted in thread: Reggae, rocksteady, and ska fans? on 02-27-2015 at 11:06 PM
    They're definitely one of the better ska punk bands out there.

  • Posted in thread: Punk Rock and Hardcore on 02-27-2015 at 07:09 PM
    holy crap I can't believe I haven't seen this thread before. I play the Op Ivy pandora station
    at my shop all day, it's awesome how many homebrewers come in and recognize the bands on it and
    rock out ...

  • Posted in thread: The [Horribly Unpopular] Soccer Thread on 02-27-2015 at 03:40 PM
    What a week! How bout those gunners? City vs Liverpool & Spurs vs Chelsea cant wait till
    Sunday. :mug:I'll be hoping for a repeat of New Years Day. COYS

  • Posted in thread: Reggae, rocksteady, and ska fans? on 02-27-2015 at 03:33 AM

  • Posted in thread: underpitching for esters on 02-27-2015 at 03:25 AM
    I like underpitching to bring out esters too, but you have to be careful about it. If your
    fermentation temp control isn't good, you can easily overdo it.How fresh is your yeast? If it's
    less than a m...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-27-2015 at 03:07 AM
    No brewing for me, but I will be judging. Once this comp shows up in the system in a few
    weeksish monthish twoish, I'll get my BJCP Certified rank (the preliminary flight I judged this
    past weekend ga...

  • Posted in thread: Help adjusting RO water for a pale ale on 02-27-2015 at 12:26 AM
    My preference for the styles of beer I brew tends to be a mash pH of 5.3-5.4. My efficiency
    doesn't change. Attenuation doesn't change. Not 0, but since the alkalinity is low there isn't
    any need to a...

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