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  • Brewing,fresh water aquariums,minor league baseball
  • Engineer
  • I got into home brewing in 2009 after talking with several college classmates who were brewers. I pulled the trigger when Mr Beer went on Woot. I'm doing extract and partial grain batches. I'm about to upgrade to a full 5 gallon all-grain setup.
  • Lots and lots
  • Nothing :(
  • American Barleywine (bulk ageing while I am in Afghanistan)
  • Edwort's Apfelwein, Belgian Tripel, Raspberry Melomel, Cran-Apfelwein, Bourbon Barrel IPA
  • Coming soon...
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  • Dayton
  • Ohio


  • Posted in thread: Leap Year 2012? on 02-26-2012 at 05:59 PM
    Haven't seen much action on this thread for a while. Leap Day approacheth!Who's got their stuff
    together for a bochet?(I'll be skipping the chocolate and splitting my 3 gallon batch into 1
    with vanill...

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Pie Mead Question on 11-26-2011 at 11:39 AM
    Get you a large pumpkin. That whole process is freaking awesome. Thanks so much for posting it
    up. Did you pitch the yeast in the pumpkin primary or into the carboy secondary?

  • Posted in thread: 3 pounds of leftover LME + 2 gallon Mr. Beer fermenter = braggot experiment? on 11-26-2011 at 11:34 AM
    I made a tasty braggot last year using DME and honey. I'd suggest some bittering hops in the
    boil with the LME, and add the honey at flameout, or after you've cooled. That way you can
    preserve some of...

  • Posted in thread: Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA clone on 11-23-2011 at 03:07 PM

  • Posted in thread: Deployed and miss brewing on 11-22-2011 at 03:50 PM
    I know how you feel man. I've been here 6 months and miss brewing beer more than I miss
    drinking it. Good luck during your time here and may you brew many fine beers when you return.

  • Posted in thread: Crazy "easy mead" idea on 11-16-2011 at 05:51 PM
    I've read all about JOAM (and MOAM) and several other "quick and easy" meads. They all sound
    like they have advantages, and disadvantages. After mulling this over, I've come up with an
    idea. I have 3 ...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry mead. on 11-15-2011 at 02:30 PM
    How big of a batch was this? I'd like to take a stab at it, but want to make sure I have the
    right ratio of fruit to gallons.

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry mead. on 11-11-2011 at 12:16 PM
    The FG seems a little high to me for mead, but I may be used to the wine yeasts. Did the Notty
    just give up when you hit 11% ABV?

  • Posted in thread: Cider... a different approach. And some questions on 11-10-2011 at 04:04 PM
    As someone else without a press, subscribed.

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions on a dry hop? on 10-03-2011 at 08:58 AM
    I brewed this back in May before I deployed. It was in primary for 2.5 weeks, and I racked it
    to secondary the morning I flew out.19C American Barley Wine (extract) - 5 gallon14.3 lbs Light
    LME1 lb Ar...