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    ABOUT ME

  • san diego, ca
  • Terminator clone, Maris Otter/Simcoe SMaSH, Raspberry Rye, Skydiver Blonde clone
  • Two-row/German Tradition SMaSH
  • Brown, Dubbel, Blonde clone, Chocolate Stout
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-12-2011 at 10:10 PM
    Time for the weekend roll callI'm making a hoppy amber if I can find a few ounces of Simcoe.
    Hard to find around here.

  • Posted in thread: Druvenbier recommendations on 08-11-2011 at 12:56 AM
    Thanks for the advice. Will probably dial back the crystal and go for a lighter base beer and
    up to 1 lb/gal.I tried Allagash Victor last night and realized I didn't care for it much;
    there's just not...

  • Posted in thread: Amount of Peach in Skinny Dip? on 08-11-2011 at 12:50 AM
    How to add it: fresh peaches, peach puree, or peach juice?In my experience:3lbs fresh peaches
    in a 5gal batch is just barely detectable in a light wheat beer6lbs fresh peaches in a 5gal
    batch gives y...

  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale Extract on 08-10-2011 at 03:25 AM
    Anyone have an extract recipe for a good dark brown ale?Super simple brown ale, very popular
    around here:Batch Size: 10.00 galBoil Size: 11.45 gal Boil Time: 60 min 12.00 lb Dark Dry
    Extract (17.5 SRM...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit in the primary on 08-09-2011 at 10:50 PM
    I have an idea for a saison with fresh local cherries. I don't want to use a secondary and
    don't plan on aging the beer extensively. So I've come up with a plan to pasteurize the fruit
    at flameout for...

  • Posted in thread: Druvenbier recommendations on 08-09-2011 at 10:42 PM
    We recently bought a house and inherited a fair number of grapevines, both Merlot and Cabernet.
    (I can't tell them apart; they all look like little red grapes to me.) I figure this is a good
    opportuni...

  • Posted in thread: Tub to hold corny+ice? on 06-28-2011 at 07:49 PM
    Anyone have a good source for a "tub" that fits a 5gal corny pretty well? Looking for something
    I can fill with ice and keep a corny cold for 12hrs or so. I've been looking for a 12" diameter
    24" high...

  • Posted in thread: NattyBrew's Electric Brewery Build on 06-22-2011 at 03:56 AM
    Does anyone have a part number for the 4 pin connectors on the Auber probes themselves? (I know
    they come with the connector, but it would be nice to use the same connector on both ends.)

  • Posted in thread: How long have you been brewing electric? Did you go back to gas? Why? on 06-22-2011 at 02:42 AM
    How long have you been brewing electric? Did you go back to gas? If yes, why?Been using an
    electric HLT for about a year, still use gas for the kettle. Trying to decide whether to go all
    gas or all el...

  • Posted in thread: 3rd runnings? on 12-15-2010 at 12:42 AM
    1) If you oversparge you'll extract tannins. I did that once. Not good. You get a foul tasting
    thin beer.2) If you oversparge your gravity will go down steeply and you'll have to boil a lot
    to get bac...

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