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    ABOUT ME

  • Fishing,outdoor wrtitng
  • speech language pathologist
  • Brett Fitzgerald
  • blues
  • Any Hemmingway
  • Snook & Gamefish Foundation
  • Brewed in college in the early '90's, just getting back into things. About to pop my third batch, a 2IPA. Looking forward to working out the kinks of this recipe, then moving on to some darker, bolder beers.
  • Up next will be some kind of juniper pale ale.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Lake Worth
  • FL

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  • Posted in thread: My top 10 tips for new brewers on 06-03-2013 at 03:37 AM
    Excellent post. Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: How much lemongrass in a wheat beer? on 05-31-2013 at 03:53 PM
    I put about 5 oz in a 5 gal batch, dropped in at 3 min. Used Soriachi hops at flame out.
    (recipe was an IPA).When I bottled, I was blown away by the aroma of lemongrass and was worried
    that it would b...

  • Posted in thread: How much lemongrass in a wheat beer? on 03-12-2013 at 12:21 PM
    Well I plopped a small handful of stalks in at 3 min. Soriachi went in at 5 min. I have added
    about 2 pounds of honey at around 5 minutes to this otherwise very basic "two hearted" recipe a
    few times ...

  • Posted in thread: How much lemongrass in a wheat beer? on 03-10-2013 at 11:13 PM
    Brewing with lemongrass fresh picked from my yard tonight. Doing an IPA, sort of a honey-amped
    version of a two-hearted base recipe.Got a couple ounces of soriachi ace, considering switching
    one ounce...

  • Posted in thread: Brews that get better with age. on 12-03-2012 at 01:27 AM
    So far all of 'em! But I don't have any that have aged that long.Even 2IPAs, which I thought
    needed to be downed within a couple months, have been great when I find them in the back of the
    fridge 8 mo...

  • Posted in thread: Tuesday suds on 09-19-2012 at 02:34 AM
    Enjoying a Lagunitas Imperial Stout right now. Not gonna crack my top-5 list of stouts, but not
    bad, I'm enjoying it.

  • Posted in thread: Imperial Stout missed target on 08-03-2012 at 03:29 AM
    How long has it been in the primary? Oh, and what was the temp when you took your reading?I'll
    avoid giving suggestions since I'm a rookie, but thinking out loud (well, you know what i mean)
    I'd say i...

  • Posted in thread: I need your opinions... on 07-19-2012 at 05:01 AM
    3. Yes, he was there....DOH!Guess you'll have to force that moonshine on him straight up.Hope
    your beer works out. I know that pressure, I just had a friend over last night when I brewed,
    trying to su...

  • Posted in thread: I'm switching to Better Bottles GRAPHIC on 07-19-2012 at 04:55 AM
    Well, I for one would have a VERY hard time not lying about those scars and coming up with some
    kind of very interesting, violent, heroic shark bite story. Or one that starts off with "There
    I was, th...

  • Posted in thread: I need your opinions... on 07-19-2012 at 04:34 AM
    Not that I am asking because I know WTF I'm talking about, but:1. How long was it in the bucket
    before you opened it for this reading? Was it the first reading - and if not did the first
    crack at it l...

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