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08-26-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Westfield MA, Fitzwilliam NH
  • Proprietor of the fledgling Lockhouse Brewery (located in my apartment living room closet) and drinker extraordinaire.
  • Brewing,shooting sports,political activism.
  • Student/firearms instructor/amateur brewer
  • DIY Pumpkin Wheat
    LHB Cinnacider
    LHB Wit
    LHB Harvest Ale
  • Male
  • Single

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  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 04-05-2010 at 03:13 AM
    2.5g Green Apple Ale5g Cinnacider5g Saison5g Cream Ale5g Irish Red Ale2g Hard Black
    Tea9382+24.5 = 9406.5

  • Posted in thread: Bluebberry Cyser on 02-27-2010 at 12:14 AM
    This sounds great. Any particular reason you let it go for so long?

  • Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-27-2010 at 12:09 AM
    Went to the LHBS yesterday night to pick up some yeast, and the owner suggested I try some
    yeast nutrient. $3 for enough for about 75 gal, so I thought I'd give it a go.Dropped a tsp of
    it in last nig...

  • Posted in thread: Holiday Cider on 02-27-2010 at 12:02 AM
    I found a couple of these in the back of the brew closet the other day, and be warned - they do
    not age well. The flavor has become quite dry, and slightly sulphurous. I think maybe the
    cranberry or o...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 02-26-2010 at 06:40 AM
    Bottled 5 this evening.15929 + 5 = 15934

  • Posted in thread: 10 tips to better extract brewing on 02-26-2010 at 06:38 AM
    Talked to the LHBS owner and he helped start doing something akin to partial mash brewing. I've
    been using steeping grains since I started, but today I substituted some 2-row for a portion of
    the DME....

  • Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-25-2010 at 02:45 AM
    The 3711 does look good but the only place I've been able to find it is NorthernBrewer.
    MoreBeer has a free shipping deal going on, but all I could fins for saison yeast was WLP565.
    Will this do it fo...

  • Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-24-2010 at 05:14 AM
    The Wyeast French Saison IS a monster but it can tolerate cooler temps. If you you used the
    Belgian Saison strain, it likes to ferment upwards of 70*; otherwise it will just quit.Thanks
    for the heads ...

  • Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-23-2010 at 12:32 AM
    I'll look into some of that 3711. I've never done a starter before, my understanding is I
    should mix up some sugar and water and pitch the yeast into it to give the little buggers a
    head start. Anythi...

  • Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-20-2010 at 08:09 PM
    Hmmm interesting. When do you think I should have racked it? I think I actually used a yeast
    that was labeled "Saison", that might be a misprint in the recipe.

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