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    ABOUT ME

  • West Orange, NJ
  • I'm new to homebrewing and have spent the last 18 yrs. of my beer drinking life in preparation for the rest of my beer brewing life!
  • drinking,brewing,drinking,cavorting,brewing & drinking
  • 1. Porter
    2. Scottish Ale
    3. Oktoberfest
  • nada
  • nada
  • IPA 7.1% (3rd batch - brewed 5.16.9; bottled 6.18.9)
    Hefeweissen 5.5% (2nd batch - brewed 4.19.9; bottled 5.3.9)
    Pilsner 4.2% (1st batch - brewed 4.4.9; bottled 4.27.9)
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Long Time Fly Sparger, First Time Batch on 06-29-2010 at 09:51 PM
    So this question has been troubling me for some time now. I'm making the jump to Partial Mash
    on my next batch to give me a feel for the process before going AG. I have been using Beersmith
    to tweak m...

  • Posted in thread: What do you do for a living? on 06-28-2010 at 07:17 PM
    Hmm, isn't there an identical active thread? B'why? Anyhow, here's my cv in case anyone has a
    specific need:I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been
    known to remod...

  • Posted in thread: Highly recommended home brewing books? on 06-14-2010 at 12:41 AM
    Homebrewer's Answer Book by Ashton Lewis (Mr Wizard from Brew Your Own magazine). Answers
    practically every question about the homebrew process

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Oatmeal Stout - Recipe & Process Critique on 06-10-2010 at 03:44 PM
    You're correct. They have to be gelatinized before using- either by cooking them or using
    flaked oats. That's the right thing, so don't worry. It can just take a little longer to
    convert adjuncts like...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Oatmeal Stout - Recipe & Process Critique on 06-10-2010 at 02:35 PM
    I'd suggest using specialty malts and base malt in a 1:1 ratio. So, for every pound of
    specialty grains, use a pound of 2-row. 1 pound in a PM just isn't enough. You can drop a
    little of the DME, to g...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Oatmeal Stout - Recipe & Process Critique on 06-09-2010 at 06:51 PM
    no tips/critiques?

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Oatmeal Stout - Recipe & Process Critique on 06-09-2010 at 03:13 PM
    Hey Homebrewers-This is my first partial mash and I'm pretty amped to be progressing towards AG
    brews. I'd like to get some input on this recipe from those familiar with the PM process and
    from those ...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Oatmeal Stout Recipe on 06-09-2010 at 03:11 PM
    Hey Homebrewers-This is my first partial mash and I'm pretty amped to be progressing towards AG
    brews. I'd like to get some input on this recipe from those familiar with the PM process and
    from those ...

  • Posted in thread: yeast starter size on 05-25-2010 at 08:16 PM
    hey homebrewers-I've been using yeast starters on my last two batches (Hefe and APA) and am
    PO'd that I didn't do this sooner. Great results - minimal lag time, awesome ferments and great
    tasting beer...

  • Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller Idea Using Kegerator on 05-19-2010 at 08:13 PM
    I would buy a cheap submersible pond pump at Home Depot or where ever and start with tap water
    before switching to the chilled water. Won't waste CO2 and it's basically the same idea.+1 on
    the submers...

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