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    ABOUT ME

  • You know your a brewer when asked "what time will you here?" and you respond "10 to 5 mins"
  • Chef
  • Belgian dubbel/ trapist. Wit, pilsner, more ipa's
  • Beating the Summer W-heat - Belgian Wit
  • Hells hop warrior (hybrid IIPA and stout mix)rnAmerican apricot ale (my creation)rnCreation IPA (my creation)rnDevil's dirty dozen summer ale (just finished RIP)#6 (imperial amber)rnValley Finale IPA (my own creation)
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  • Single
  • Boston
  • massachusettes

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  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-07-2013 at 10:41 PM
    My final gravity was 1.012 O.g. 1.093About 10.5% with temp adjustments

  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-07-2013 at 10:32 PM
    My final gravity was 1.012 O.g. 1.093About 10.5% with temp adjustments

  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-06-2013 at 11:17 PM
    the more i taste it the more i realize its not as bad as i thought. there is a whisper of heat
    from the alcohol which tastes and feels high in content. with carbonation i m betting this beer
    will be p...

  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-06-2013 at 11:14 PM
    I use my thief all the time to take hydro readings....Take a sample....drop the hydrometer into
    the thief...thief is a glass turkey baster. not large enough for my hydrometer.

  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-06-2013 at 08:32 PM
    what would happen if i added more yeast at this point? its been almost five weeks since
    original pitch. i dont want a yeasty brew either. i dont have a test tube to take hydro
    readings right now. so a...

  • Posted in thread: first big beer... a few questions. on 11-06-2013 at 05:49 PM
    So i made a monster IIPA last month. BRY-97 (1pkg) The original brix read 22. Four and a half
    weeks later my brix reading is 8. WITH THE ADJUSTMENT for alcohol, it comes out to around 12%.
    upon tastin...

  • Posted in thread: is there a good time line to follow with big beers? on 10-29-2013 at 04:20 AM
    Generally, you're right, big beers will be stored for a long time, but in the specific case of
    a IIPA it will (or at least should) be consumed as fresh as possible. It may not be technically
    required,...

  • Posted in thread: is there a good time line to follow with big beers? on 10-26-2013 at 01:31 AM
    My iipa came out to 22 brix. How long should I keep this on the cake before dry hopping it?

  • Posted in thread: oaking a lite beer questions. on 07-05-2013 at 04:12 AM
    I have 1oz lite toasted oak chips that i boiled for 10 mins then let sit in some Jeffersons 10
    year rye bourbon for a total of 8 days so far. How long should they soak in bourbon? And how
    long in the ...

  • Posted in thread: review my oaked honey rye pale ale recipe please. on 06-30-2013 at 05:09 AM
    Yikes.132160132161

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June 24, 2012  •  10:42 PM
You know your a brewer when asked "what time will you here?" and you respond "10 to 5 mins"
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