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    ABOUT ME

  • new york
  • After getting a degree in buddhist philosophy, realized i was never gonna be able to get a job (though thought about pursuing sanskrit translating). Now i'm getting a B.S in microbiology. playing with yeast is way too much fun.
  • hiking,reading,ultimate frisbee,brewing (duh),biking
  • part time bookseller/ full time student (biology)
  • Avi Bayer
  • shawshank
  • on the road, jitterbug perfume, Cobra event
  • SUNY Purchase Sub-Atomic Puppies
  • while in college, my roommate had a few extract kits, and we brewed some tasty batches. stole empty plastic carboys from the teachers lounge water cooler. graduated, broke, forced to move back home. Close friend i grew up with started brewing his own, and i caught the same fever. Now i can't stop brewing/ building equipment.
  • dubbel
  • grateful dead guy
  • 2 below clone
  • ESB, Stone XI anniversary clone, AG IPA (my own recipe), golden dragon AG kit, AG stout, AG american amber, LME IPA, LME mild brown
  • some day. probably when i least expect it.
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Birthday Tap Handle on 11-12-2011 at 12:56 AM
    Hello fellow Home brewers, I want to get my friend a custom Tap handle with his Initials in it,
    for his birthday. I was hoping this wonderful community can give me some suggestions where to
    look. If i...

  • Posted in thread: Stick with extract for fun and beer on 09-11-2011 at 06:33 PM
    I moved out of my parents house (where i had the room to do AG) into an apartment. I have been
    enjoying the simplicity and ease of extract brewing, but i still miss my mash tun sometimes.

  • Posted in thread: Label Critique on 12-19-2010 at 11:30 PM
    I love it.

  • Posted in thread: 5 1 gallon batch suggestions for a stout on 12-19-2010 at 11:28 PM
    Which peppers you choose and how much, and for how long all effect spiciness. I say, guess, and
    then see how you like it. Adjust from there.

  • Posted in thread: 5 1 gallon batch suggestions for a stout on 12-19-2010 at 04:50 PM
    I used a half ounce of peppers, one whole vanila bean, and one stick of cinnamon. As for
    steaming the peppers, i didn't but should have. it just makes sure there are no freeloaders
    (wild yeast and bac...

  • Posted in thread: how long will my beer keep on 12-18-2010 at 07:27 PM
    But what about freshness of hop aroma and flavor? isn't that what makes wet hopped ales so
    amazing? A beer recently brewed, though the sugars and alcohols might still develop, will have
    a tremendous h...

  • Posted in thread: 5 1 gallon batch suggestions for a stout on 12-18-2010 at 07:24 PM
    I did this with my stout recipe i have been working on. I used one type of chili in one
    (Ancho), then another type of chili in another, cinnamon and vanilla in one, and then a mix of
    the two peppers. ...

  • Posted in thread: Noob questions: Chiller and Yeast Nutrient on 12-11-2010 at 11:31 PM
    very helpful . Thanks. Gonna go with bucket of water and ice. Labor intensive and it will
    hopefully motivate me to finish building my immersion chiller. I just wish i was better at
    soldering/ got the ...

  • Posted in thread: Noob questions: Chiller and Yeast Nutrient on 12-11-2010 at 10:16 PM
    In the past i have covered it and left it out over night. I have had some bret infections also.
    Is that a possible cause?

  • Posted in thread: Noob questions: Chiller and Yeast Nutrient on 12-11-2010 at 09:27 PM
    Brewing a Brown Ale right now with 1332 northwest. Its an all grain batch. 1) should i add
    yeast nutrient? i dont have my local water information, but since its an all grain batch, and i
    dont have man...

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