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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: Motorized Grain Mills: Time to show them off! on 08-21-2016 at 02:31 PM
    Where did you source the explosion proof motor? I'm curious how many folks have actually had a
    motor explode on them in this application doing small homebrew batches on DIY systems.TD

  • Posted in thread: Figs and Beer on 08-15-2016 at 03:25 PM
    Figs will complement a Belgian Dark or Dubble nicely. Use a yeast such as WY 1762, include some
    Special B in the grist, and some dark candi syrup in the boil. You may want to consider drying
    the figs ...

  • Posted in thread: Figs and Beer on 08-13-2016 at 11:56 PM
    HowdyI planted a Fig tree (Black Mission) in my yard. Tonight I ate the first figs from it
    since planting. It is still very small. I searched the recipe section (not too deeply) and was
    wondering if t...

  • Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 08-13-2016 at 07:14 PM
    I wet the coffee with just a little bit of water so it was all damp before I let the drip
    machine start to brew in our hotel room. Haven't got the pour over yet. The burundi coffee is
    definitely bette...

  • Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 08-13-2016 at 07:07 PM
    Sometimes when I make espresso, I think especially with east African beans, my cup is full on
    12 secs and its half crema.Is it the beans? or something else? I'm tamping hard and the grind
    is good. I c...

  • Posted in thread: Air lock suck in chilled fermenter on 08-12-2016 at 05:48 PM
    Thanks. I have the TC version Blichmann... Which has threaded fittings,so what's the point. I
    have the TC blowoff adapter too, and they also sell weld less bulkhead TC ports, but I'd need
    to drill ano...

  • Posted in thread: three hour boil scottish ale on 08-12-2016 at 01:09 PM
    Does anybody know the FG for ballast point piper down??Thanks!TD

  • Posted in thread: Air lock suck in chilled fermenter on 08-12-2016 at 01:08 PM
    What type of fermenters are you using now tricky? Do you still have the plastic ones or did you
    switch to stainless?I have two: Blichmann 14 gallon, brewers hardware 15 gallon jacketed. I
    wrapped a co...

  • Posted in thread: Air lock suck in chilled fermenter on 08-12-2016 at 12:41 AM
    Positive pressure after the fermentation is done.How do you accomplish this?Also, how to
    prevent the problem I posed, which happens before you even pitch.TD

  • Posted in thread: Air lock suck in chilled fermenter on 08-12-2016 at 12:40 AM
    Someone had posted about using a hose-barbed HEPA filter on their fermenter while doing "no
    chill" brewing.https://www.amazon.com/Hepa-Sanitary-Air-Filter-line/dp/B00QXRD3SABut without
    water, wouldn't...

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