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  • Alex Storey
  • Got started in 2012 with a Groupon for a starter kit from Midwest. Realized I was actually not too bad at making beer. Now I'm starting 2015 with 3 kegs and and planning a keezer build. Sticking with extract kits for now but always willing to tinker with a recipe.
  • Dead Guy-ish maibock for my wedding, Limoncello Roggenbier, sorghum-based beer
  • Winter warmer
  • -empty-
  • White House honey porter, Bourbon-barrel ale, Limoncello roggenbier, hard cider
  • Happy holiday ale
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Alexandria
  • Virginia


  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 05:53 PM
    In. Thanks Coldbreak and HBT!

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 03-29-2015 at 06:24 PM
    LHBS got some Pacman in, so I'm firing up a tweaked Dead Guy clone I'm calling Rye Guy.

  • Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-27-2015 at 01:11 AM
    In it to (hopefully) win it! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 02-24-2015 at 02:22 AM
    *** from the first paragraph--- My brew partner and I bottle together. It’s a small assembly
    line with the two of us. This is important to note because he has low carb issues even with our
    most recent...

  • Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 02-23-2015 at 05:19 PM
    I plan to force carb then fill and cap 32oz swing tops for wedding favors. Would there be any
    problems with then letting the capped bottles come back up to room temperature?

  • Posted in thread: Dead Guy Clone (Extract & AG- see note) on 02-20-2015 at 04:28 AM
    Thinking about brewing this up as my wedding beer. May wedding, maibock. :mug:I'm an
    unrepentant tinkerer, so I have the crazy idea to use 3.3lb of Maris Otter LME and 3.3lb of
    Briess' Rye LME (which ...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Shop - An Android Homebrew App on 02-01-2015 at 09:15 PM
    Used it for a little while and so far so good. I like the UI. I think it's less cluttered than
    Beer Smith.Three suggestions for inventory:1. Add Done and Cancel buttons to the entry screen.
    The left a...

  • Posted in thread: wilserbrewer BIAB Bags, Superbowl Sale and Free Pool Giveaway on 01-31-2015 at 03:45 AM
    Seahawks 46

  • Posted in thread: Mark 2 Keg Washer on 01-11-2015 at 11:02 PM
    ^ Best solution would be to make the collar taller somehow. Perhaps some foam pipe insulation
    or a rolled-up tea towel on top that the carboy can rest on?

  • Posted in thread: how best to clean a dirty blow off tube on 01-11-2015 at 03:08 AM
    My 1/2" line didn't get cleaned after I used it to rack a batch into a keg so it had splotches
    of mold in it. I soaked it in Star-San for an hour or two, which made the tubing a bit sticky
    but it rins...


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