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02-18-2007

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11-27-2008 4:50 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Elon, NC
  • USMC reservist in school at Elon University, NC. One more year left then going active duty as an
  • USMC,Skiing,Cooking,Brewing
  • Student, USMC
  • Rob Livengood
  • Classic Rock
    Beach Music
    Chill Stuff
  • Man on fire

    Full Metal Jacket
  • Office

    The Unit
  • One Bullet Away

    Gates of Fire

    I hope they serve beer in hell
  • Ive been brewing since late february.. two batches.. a pilsner and a wit. I love this hobby.

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Citrus Zest in beer on 11-26-2008 at 11:11 PM
    I am in the works of planning a Belgium white for spring/summer and I was curious. I know that
    bitter and sweet orange peel is at the LHBS, but say I wanted to add some subtle flavors of
    lemon or lime...

  • Posted in thread: Kettle size... on 11-26-2008 at 05:28 PM
    If you check out some of the other posts you will see that as a new brewer one of the easiest
    ways to improve the quality of your beers is to switch to a full boil. That being said it may
    be in your b...

  • Posted in thread: Who's Brewing On Turkey Day on 11-26-2008 at 02:10 PM
    All by my lonesome on Thursday, so I'm brewing two brews: an American Amber Ale and a heavy
    Trappist style beer.I am planning on doing an Amber as well, I am gonna try out Wyeast 1332 the
    Northwest Al...

  • Posted in thread: Who's Brewing On Turkey Day on 11-26-2008 at 01:40 PM
    I've been out of the brewing game for about a year, but out of the blue my dad asked if id be
    interested in brewing some on Thanksgiving morning. Everyday since I have woken up with a
    renewed vigor to...

  • Posted in thread: My stomach hurts!! on 11-24-2008 at 02:24 PM
    as you probably already know.. a slow and steady pour into the glass and not drinking the last
    1/4 - 1/2 inch of beer in the bottle can help reduce drinking the yeast. Never drink it out of
    the bottle...

  • Posted in thread: Kit Shelf Life on 11-23-2008 at 10:01 PM
    Ive been out of the brewing game for about a year due to a military deployment. I have a kit
    for an Autumn Amber Ale that I got before I left, besides new yeast what of the other
    ingredients (malt ext...

  • Posted in thread: Initial setup on 04-09-2007 at 01:19 AM
    Since you have a turkey fryer and you will most likely be doing full boils I would recommend a
    wort chiller. I didn't see it on your list, but thats the one piece that I did not get with my
    initial se...

  • Posted in thread: Grain adjustment for 5 gallon batches on 04-02-2007 at 04:09 PM
    Yeah sorry i meant boil size not batch size. So it is the hops that need adjusting not the
    grains. Where can I get a copy of the software? Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Grain adjustment for 5 gallon batches on 04-02-2007 at 03:52 PM
    Hey guys I'm an extract brewer who just switched to 5 gallon batches with a turkey fryer, I
    think I read on here that the grain for steeping needs to be adjusted from say a 2 or 3 gallon
    batch to a 5 ...

  • Posted in thread: Belgium Wit - Bottling on 04-01-2007 at 09:33 PM
    Hey guys, My wit has been in the secondary for 7 days, and I know that the beer is supposed to
    be cloudy with yeast, so I am wondering how many more days should I leave it in there. For
    another week.....

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Ahhh!!! just getting back in the game. Brewing a Give Thanks Amber Ale on Thanksgiving morning.
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