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Join Date:

06-25-2012

Last Activity:

02-06-2013 5:34 PM

Age:

24 years old

Birthday:

8/10/1989

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am a recent graduate of the Western Michigan University College of Aviation. I work for an aviation repair station in Great Falls, Montana. I hope to move to Washington state and work for Boeing in the near future and drink many tasty beers in the fine city of Seattle.
  • Pistol/Shotgun/Rifle
    shooting
    ,backpacking,camping,brewing,reading,baking bread
  • Avmax Montana
  • Andrew Ladd
  • Country, Alternative, Blue Grass, Classic Rock
  • Forrest Gump, The Big Lebowski
  • Blue Mountain State, Parks and Recreation
  • Yeast, The Bread Makers Apprentice, Designing Great Beer
  • I was gifted a Brewers Best kit for Christmas 2011 and I've been hooked ever since. I worked at Bell's Brewery for a short time in the General Store assisting home brewers. After brewing 2 extract batches I quickly moved into BIAB and have since fully upgraded to all-grain brewing. I hope at some point in my life to brew on a commercial set-up either as a professional or guest brewer! (Hopefully professional, haha)
  • Off-Kilter Scottish Wee Heavy, SubLime Saison
  • Bell's Two Hearted Clone
  • SMaSH Maris/Citra, Honey Mead, Independence Day Imperial Stout, Surly Bender, Cascadian Dark Ale, Slam Dunkel Triple Decoction
  • Single
  • Great Falls
  • Montana

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Hop Help? Contemplating bulk hop order. on 08-20-2012 at 05:14 PM
    +1 on your list, I would probably do the same. Willamette is good for a finishing hop for
    American style ales and with a low AA% you could brew some more mild American styles using it
    as a bittering h...

  • Posted in thread: Juror pay to good use! on 08-14-2012 at 07:25 PM
    The Blichmann burner is awesome. A great choice

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 08-14-2012 at 05:44 PM
    When you watch season 6 episode 7 of How I Met Your Mother on Netflix and you sympathize with
    Marshall's creepy assistant, only because he home brews.+1 Haha. A great episode. Ill take a
    warmpuss(sp?)...

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 08-14-2012 at 04:31 PM
    I was at a local brewery last having a pint of Tart Lychee by New Belgium, very tasty :rockin:.
    A guy sitting next to me at the bar began talking with me about some of the beers they had on
    tap, speci...

  • Posted in thread: Beef in Bourbon Beer? on 08-13-2012 at 02:23 PM
    God that looks fantastic. I MUST try this.

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-12-2012 at 03:55 PM
    I'm brewing my first 10 gallon batch on my 'awesome' three tier setup (watch out blichmann). My
    buddies are all still in bed and I'm about to start the boil. Early bird gets the worm! :tank:

  • Posted in thread: Cherry Wine on 08-10-2012 at 05:49 PM
    First time wine maker here, just ordered all my finings from NB. Cant wait to make this batch
    of wine. Sounds fantastic!

  • Posted in thread: Three Word Thread on 08-09-2012 at 06:38 PM
    Sounds like diacetyal

  • Posted in thread: Worst brew day ever. on 08-09-2012 at 04:49 PM
    Switch to a refractometer my friend! The best investment I've ever made, the hyrometer stays
    hidden away until I need to take a FG reading :)

  • Posted in thread: Add this to my list... on 08-09-2012 at 04:26 PM
    I did a VERY similar thing once. Like the idiot that I am I attached a serving line disconnect
    to my pin lock (no serving line, just the disconnect) and my freshly kegged beer started
    spraying all ove...

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Bottles: SMaSH Maris/Citra, Munich Dunkel, Independence Day Imperial Stout, Cascadian Dark Ale, Surly Bender Clone Kegs: Empty Primary: LFA Lime Secondary: Bells Two Heated clone The Canning Room Brewery
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