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  • Carnegie, PA
  • Brewing beer and mead since October 2006...
  • Dave Ferrand
  • Beer - finally went all grain in Jan 2011, and haven't looked back... Mead - for the patient (or lazy, depending how you look at it...) brewer. Mead was actually the first thing I ever brewed...
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  • Posted in thread: Turning 25, can I make a beer that will last 25+ years? on 10-29-2014 at 03:00 PM
    It's good to hear some of the experiences with older 120's and especially the World Wide
    Stouts. I have bottles of the WWS from my kids birth years, and plan on aging them until they
    are 21...Speaking...

  • Posted in thread: Does cider need a lot of oxygen? on 10-27-2014 at 02:31 AM
    Any fermentation will do better with aeration, and if possible, frank oxygenation... The early
    stages of the yeast life cycle are aerobic, and you will get a much more healthy fermentation
    if you oxyg...

  • Posted in thread: Just discovered my cider has 0.1% potassium sorbate... on 10-27-2014 at 02:26 AM
    Here's another option: Get something else fermenting, then add the cider... One of the first
    meads I did was a muscadine pyment, and the muscadine juice I found was sorbated. I talked to
    the owner of ...

  • Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-24-2014 at 12:25 PM
    Hello, been wanting to try and get some better ferm temp control!

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 10-23-2014 at 07:32 PM
    Hey, bitter is a flavor...and round is a shape too!

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 10-22-2014 at 03:12 AM
    A guy I know just made himself a 100 gallon HLT, 100 gallon mash tun and a 200 gallon boil
    kettle - all stainless! Now that's a serious homebrewer!"A guy I know..." Is this the same guy
    who has a "pro...

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 10-22-2014 at 02:52 AM
    Dear Constantly Shifting Work Schedule,Minimum wage jobs should be temporary.Sincerely, Those
    against the high minimum wage hikes.Dear Those Against The High Minimum Wage Hikes, I would
    probably have ...

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 10-21-2014 at 01:34 PM
    Dear People With A Regular Schedule Who Can Call A Particular Day Of The Week "Monday" and
    "Friday,"What's a regular schedule?Sincerely,Constantly Shifting Work Schedule

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 10-20-2014 at 12:43 AM
    Dear Honda,See my above. F*c! You too...Sincerely, I Wasn't Kidding About The GPS Thing...

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 10-20-2014 at 12:42 AM
    Dear Ford,I spent extra to have the GPS on my vehicle. F*c! You and your $149 map upgrade. My
    Google map upgrades for free...Sincerely, Never Going To Get The Built-in GPS Again

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Packaged: Pearl Amarillo SMaSH, A bunch of random stuff... Recent Meads: Mead Day '11 Ginger Metheglin, Mead Day '12 Traditional (orange blossom) Mead, Fresh Simple Cyser '12 Primary: Graff, Simple Cyser, Basic Spiced Cider Secondary: Why do I keep this line here...? Bulk Aging: Cocobochet Planned: Heady Topper Clone! Wild Cider?, Hop Metheglin #3 (NZ hops), Trad. Gesho T'ej