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02-19-2010

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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: Guinness Draught Clone on 02-09-2016 at 04:27 PM
    I'm not disagreeing with this at all. More roasted barley would certainly have made it darker.
    But again, I'm following the recipe for a clone and didn't get the color of the subject base.
    So are we s...

  • Posted in thread: Guinness Draught Clone on 02-09-2016 at 03:32 PM
    If it's not dark enough, you didn't use enough roasted barley. Plain and simple. All color of
    beer is determined by the malt, and further modified by the degree of volume reduction and
    carmelization d...

  • Posted in thread: Guinness Draught Clone on 02-09-2016 at 03:26 PM
    I have brewed this style using a different approach: brew as a light beer and steep the roasted
    barley separately 1 qt/lb beginning at dough in. Could do in a grain bag in a small drink
    cooler for ins...

  • Posted in thread: Best Stainless Conical??? on 02-09-2016 at 03:18 AM
    I'm looking at the Stout shorty 15 gallon conicals to replace my plastic conicals. Instead of
    the indwelling cooling coils, using external wrapped around discharge hose with DIY fittings
    and connect t...

  • Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 02-07-2016 at 02:17 PM
    Today I received the "slightly used" Moccamaster Cup One that I bought on ePay.Gvddamn! This
    thing makes a great cup of coffee.Pics?

  • Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 02-04-2016 at 02:05 AM
    Tomorrows brew is about 9 grams (out of 62 total) home roast beans plus some big bag stale 8
    O'clock brand to make up the complement. At least there will be caffeine... Been getting my
    butt kicked at ...

  • Posted in thread: Any Bacon Makers Here? on 02-04-2016 at 01:51 AM
    Recall I posted a way to make maple flavoring from fenugreek.Here is a recipe from a friend on
    another forum I visit.I've not tried it yet, but plan to use next time I do bacon to impart
    full maple fl...

  • Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 02-02-2016 at 11:06 PM
    Here are a few pictures of the SS "hubcaps" turned into lids, almost.Getting finished cutting
    holes for ferrules today or tomorrow.Will get them to a friend who does TIG welding, other
    friend who cut ...

  • Posted in thread: BCS 2 Vessel No Sparge Garage Brewery Build on 02-02-2016 at 10:38 PM
    Muse be a motor under that we can't see...What are you fermenting in?

  • Posted in thread: BCS 2 Vessel No Sparge Garage Brewery Build on 02-02-2016 at 06:14 PM
    A nice mill will last you a lifetime. I bought a hand crank, non adjustable, "malt mill", when
    there were really no other options. I think there was also the incredibly small Phil mill, and
    also anoth...

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