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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing since Mr. Beer kit bought with mall gift certificate in 1999
  • Beer,fast cars,and hot wife
  • radiologist
  • metal
  • heartbreak ridgerntaken is a close second
  • good eatsrnwhat wife watches
  • The Dresden Filesrnspenser novelsrnGame of Thronesrnanything related to beerrnnothing related to work
  • AHA
  • Got a $100 gift certificate to mall. Bought a Mr. Beer Kit. First batch got flushed. so did #2. Called for help and told to read Charlie's book. Batch 3 (augmented with stuff from LHBS) was awesome at the time. rnStill into it, though with less time than ever, and more enthusiasm than ever.
  • Loving my own variations on the Alaskan Brewing Co Amber alernAnything with loads of hops!rnGot to keep a Dry Irish stout online at all times
  • Dubbel (1.078)rnIIPA (1.072)rnAmerican Pale AlernDry Stout - Beamish stylernLevitation Ale Clone
  • British Pale AlernMild AlernESBrnRed Ale
  • Who bottles?
  • Nothing!
  • Male
  • Married
  • near Orlando
  • FL

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Brew question - double batch of two different styles with single mash & boil. on 09-17-2014 at 07:27 PM
    Ok, Well I think I have a pretty good handle on this after some late night tinkering around in
    beersmith.Gonna brew up about 11 - 10.5 gallons of wort, est at 1.092 OG and dilute to working
    strength i...

  • Posted in thread: Brew question - double batch of two different styles with single mash & boil. on 09-16-2014 at 11:20 PM
    Hey,planning to brew again soon. Want to do a version of Biermuncher's "OktoberFast Ale".I want
    to re-use some fruit from secondary sour beer fermentation for a second sour beer from the same
    mash. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3203 - PC de Bom Sour Blend impressions on 09-15-2014 at 01:28 PM
    I haven't tasted a sample of mine in over a week now. I followed directions and on day seven I
    dosed with 15 seconds of pure oxygen through a stone. Regulator set at 2L/min. I tasted at 48
    hours and n...

  • Posted in thread: Travel to San Diego… and more?? on 09-13-2014 at 03:27 AM
    I went last October for a conference on Coronado Island. It sucked getting cabs everywhere.
    Stay downtown if you can. If you want to hit stone or drive north, you will not be able to use
    public transp...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3203 - PC de Bom Sour Blend impressions on 09-08-2014 at 03:48 PM
    Gave it another blast of oxygen, with no changes in flavor after another 48 hours. This was the
    third dose.It seems wrong to be doing this #againstallinstinctsTDSent from my iPad using Home
    Brew

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 09-07-2014 at 07:26 PM
    I wouldn't sweat it too much. It'll still turn out great I'd bet.Do what you feel comfortable
    with. At the end of the road, you can always add food grade lactic acid to taste (or until your
    pH meter r...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3203 - PC de Bom Sour Blend impressions on 09-07-2014 at 04:03 PM
    A couple folks mentioned reusing their De Bom cakes.I am planning to re-pitch mine in addition
    to a Wyeast 5335 (L. Buchneri) and possibly using it for blending stock, anyone else come up
    with ideas f...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 09-06-2014 at 07:35 PM
    I'm a bit of a Noob at brewing sour beers as well. I recently tasted mine which is still aging.
    I had split mine into two 5 gallon buckets and then racked into two separate carboys. The first
    I did th...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3203 - PC de Bom Sour Blend impressions on 09-06-2014 at 06:40 PM
    I tasted mine at 48 hours after dosing with oxygen. I cannot detect any difference in flavor.
    Per the recommendations, I doses with another 15 seconds of oxygen. FWIW, WHen using my oxygen
    meter, I ha...

  • Posted in thread: Going electric, where to start on 09-06-2014 at 04:33 PM
    Bottom drain idea sounds good. however, I don't think I will end up going that route. If I
    decide to stick with Blichman kettles and just brew 5 gallon or 7.5 gallon batches, then I will
    not be able t...

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