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  • Colatown, South Cackilacky
  • Retired military - brewing since '93. Might have been '92. dunno - slept since then...
  • Brewing and gardening.
  • Geek (coder)
  • Bob
  • Floyd - you know - that guy 'Pink'
  • O' Brother Where Art Thou?
    Blazing Saddles - Matrix - MPFC
  • CSI - Almost anything Sci or Disc.
  • Robert Ludlam and Stephen King (all/anything)
  • A 1LT in the S2 shop got me hooked - it's his fault. Only extract (with some steeping) so far...
    Used posts on this site to make a MLT from a 10 gallon cooler, with CPVC manifold. Once I get a bigger brewpot I'm jumping to AG.

    Update - made the jump and ain't looking back...
  • Imperial Stout, Scottish 80/~, Hefe and Dunkel Weizen, and if I can find a good recipe, a dunkel reminiscent of a Thorbrau or Hasenbrau (Augsburg).
  • English Pale Ale, Ed Wort's Apfelwein, Scottish Export (80/~)
    and a gallon of mead
  • Don't use one
  • Marzen
  • IPA
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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-29-2016 at 01:59 AM
    I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: Too much hops in my english pale ale? on 11-11-2009 at 02:44 PM
    If your Northern Brewer were really 4-4.5%, you've got about 33 IBUs, within the range of 20-40
    by style. If you hit 1.052, BTW, you've also got around 79% efficiency, if I ran this right.
    [edit] I di...

  • Posted in thread: Proposed Increase of Federal Excise Tax a Serious Threat to Small Brewers Part1 on 08-27-2009 at 04:09 PM
    I guess he's been busy - but got this from Joe Wilson (R, SC):Dear Friend, Thank you for your
    recent correspondence regarding the House Small Brewers Caucus. I appreciate your taking the
    time to write...

  • Posted in thread: Critique a Vienna/Crystal SMaSH? on 08-01-2009 at 07:57 PM
    I've never brewed a SMaSH or used Crystal - thought I'd knock out two firsts at once. Does this
    look sane? Should I adjust the hop sched?10.00 lb Briess Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 100.00 %
    1.00 oz Cr...

  • Posted in thread: Need a pseudonym for writing a weekly beer review on 06-11-2009 at 04:22 PM
    Name of your first pet and the street you grew up on. That's your Beer Reviewer name ... or is
    that your porn star name. I always get those two confused.Porter Brown, or Amber Stout (it IS a

  • Posted in thread: Proposed Increase of Federal Excise Tax a Serious Threat to Small Brewers Part1 on 06-09-2009 at 07:17 PM
    Jim DeMint and Lindsey Graham just got emails...

  • Posted in thread: "F o r k i n g" on 06-09-2009 at 06:54 PM
    Now maybe we can work on these:*********************************************** (they missed
    ********, yet they got that one?)********************************and ****.I mean - ****. What's
    a **** suppo...

  • Posted in thread: Help with article in Magazine on 06-07-2009 at 03:14 PM
    Since you'd use the speise for 'secondary fermentation' (read that as 'priming for carbonation'
    and not 'secondary for clarifying or further conditioning the fermented beer), the type of
    yeast seems m...

  • Posted in thread: crazy high starting SG on 06-05-2009 at 11:55 AM
    It's an extract - my beersmith comes up with 1.066 OG...7 lbs. Briess Pilsen DME8 oz. Briess
    Wheat DME8 oz. Crushed Gambrinus Honey Malt8 oz. Maltodextrin3 oz. German Spalt Hops
    (Bittering)2 oz. Argen...

  • Posted in thread: RedHook Long Hammer IPA Clone? on 06-04-2009 at 07:47 PM
    Question on this - playing with the numbers in Beersmith - aiming for 8.3 SRM (as Redhook
    states on their site) led me to 5 lb Pale (2-row). 5 lbs Munich, .5 lb Caramel/Crystal 10L -
    Same hop schedule...