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03-25-2009

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11-05-2013 12:15 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • tustin, ca
  • sailing,brewing,formula one racing,rugby,soccer,cricket
  • draftsman
  • Samuel Wright Douglas Farnsworth
  • mostly classic rock, the doors are the best, i'm also into old school heavy metal, dio, sabbath, and
  • snatch, the princess bride, lock stock, the 5th element, anchorman, i could go on and on
  • lost, monster quest, no reservations, how i met your mother, futurama, the venture bros.
  • my dad is a brewer when he was a kid, and he got me into it
    in 1995 my dad my best friend and I brewed my first wine, i was more a grape picker and crusher at that time, but i still felt like it was my wine. in 2004 i brewed my first mead, i've always been into older traditional things and mead seemed like an older, more traditional way to brew, the first brew went very well, it was just a simple show mead, came out very clean, before i started brewing my next brew, i met my brewing partner in crime, on this site he goes by scinerd3000, he was impressed by my work, i was impressed just to find another brewer in the area. anyway, been brewing different things with him and on my own, last year i bought four 5 gallon better bottle carboys, and one 6 gallon better bottle, i also have two 5 gallon glass carboys and a 6 gallon drink mix bucket i use as a brew bucket
  • rose vanilla mead, smoked porter, peach mead,
  • Guinness clone, soon to be a chipotle stout
  • orange mead
  • kit ryePA working in bottle conditions
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Maple Wine aka Mapfelwein on 11-04-2013 at 01:48 AM
    I've always brewed my meads dry. Too sweet and they end up cloying. I'd skip the Irish moss,
    but that's just me, it's a hold over from beer brewing where it is a fine and wonderful thing
    but honey and...

  • Posted in thread: kit Guinness clone to chipotle stout questions? on 04-10-2009 at 11:07 PM
    thats what i heard bbrim, giggles, thats the way it sounded to me at first too, but i heard
    that stone won serveral contests with a chipotle stout, so i gave one a shot, and it turned out
    very nice,

  • Posted in thread: kit Guinness clone to chipotle stout questions? on 04-10-2009 at 03:55 AM
    the beer is shaping up nicely, a bit more coffee in it than i would have liked, i may add some
    heavy chocolate to balance, the pepper is coming through nicely at 1 large pepper per
    gallonnext time i r...

  • Posted in thread: Airlock action 5 days after rerack on 03-27-2009 at 04:06 PM
    glorybee.com is where i get my bulk honey, they are the best, make sure you buy raw honey,
    treated honey leaves something to be desiredfunny, i just was about to go on a tiraid about
    degassing but i s...

  • Posted in thread: kit Guinness clone to chipotle stout questions? on 03-27-2009 at 03:59 PM
    hmmmmmmm mole stout, could be doable, i feel compelled to get my hands on some avo honey now

  • Posted in thread: kit Guinness clone to chipotle stout questions? on 03-26-2009 at 09:47 PM
    i will keep you posted for sure

  • Posted in thread: Time to keep mead in Primary? on 03-26-2009 at 08:29 PM
    nice, sounds like a fun brew

  • Posted in thread: Two Hours IPA - My Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA-esque beer on 03-26-2009 at 08:18 PM
    looking forward to how this comes out

  • Posted in thread: H20...gatttoorrrrraaaaade. No really, just H20. on 03-26-2009 at 07:54 PM
    if you had to switch from tap to anything i'd go with spring water, i've always gone with the
    rule of thumb being that the better the water the better the brew, if you have an artisan well,
    i'd go wit...

  • Posted in thread: Organic Yeast on 03-26-2009 at 07:48 PM
    you could try a wild yeast,most anything containing sugar will ferment if given a little
    waterbut you spin the yeast wheel of fortune, whick is a lot like the "bust a deal, face the
    wheel" wheel form ...

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mead maker since 2004 beer brewer since 2009 when life comes at you fast, lean back and feel happy knowing that you've scattered marbles in front of it. and when live gives you lemons, kick life in the craw and steal the lemon truck, because life drives a lemon truck you know, and drive that truck to Mexico where all your dreams come true.
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