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    ABOUT ME

  • soccer,fishing,brewing
  • rock and country
  • don't really watch much TV. SWMBO likes cooking reality (Top Chef, etc).
  • Tolkien is a great writer. Currently reading Game of Thrones though.
  • I brew on a Mr. Beer system (2 mini kegs at 2.5 gallon capacity each), but do all grain, partial mash, and clones. I have recently started making some good recipes of my own including a nice Wit Bier inspired by Blue Moon and a real Oktoberfest that is a nice and malty, the way it should be.
  • Galaxy single hop APArnMosaic single hop APArnWhite Rajah (The Brew Kettle)rnFirestone Walker Pale 31 and Union JackrnHarpoon Leviathan Clone # 2 (#1 was a disaster)rnA couple of Meads... (peach and blueberry)rnrnI would like to get some Bravo hops and Nelson Sauvin hops to do some single hop APAs...
  • DFH 90 minute IPA with Mosaic instead of Amarillo (use what you have)
  • air
  • Founders All Day IPA Clone - Extract - attempt 1 (not quite a clone)/rnSierra Nevada Glissade Boch (old recipe not in production anymore)rnKolschrnOrdinary Bitter (Fuggles)rnChinook APArnAhtanum APArnDFH Shelter Pale ale with a ton of dry hops thrown in...
  • I don't do that...
  • Male
  • Married
  • columbus
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  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-07-2016 at 04:07 PM
    Do tinctures with alcohol (neutral vodka works well) and add at bottling. It works great. For
    the raspberry, invest in a smaller bucket/carboy to referment in. FYI, the CO2 doesn't sit
    there in a laye...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 02-02-2016 at 10:32 PM
    If you have an airlock on there then just leave it alone. If you add fermentables it may take
    off again. Also, not that I necessarily follow the directions myself, pretty sure it says to
    leave it alon...

  • Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 02-02-2016 at 10:29 PM
    Use a brewing program and put in the full recipe to get the stats. Then scale down and make
    sure your stats are all in line still. Sometimes direct scaling isn't quite right.

  • Posted in thread: Experiences with different saison yeast blends on 01-28-2016 at 06:28 AM
    Anyone looking for Brett drie? I've got a bottle with only drie in it I'm planning on culturing
    very soon.

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-25-2016 at 05:44 AM
    My first "guess" is that the raisins are providing nutrients for the yeast. From what I can
    read up, that is my mostly educated guess. The orange is to set the ph correctly for the yeast
    to work.So......

  • Posted in thread: Left Hand Milk Stout Clone on 01-24-2016 at 12:59 PM
    sweetness is definitely from lactose, not from unfermented sugars.Except the finished gravity
    of this beer varies wildly if you read the posts, sometimes by over 10 points. If you mash low
    and the und...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-24-2016 at 01:09 AM
    FYI, you can get 5gal hdpe2 food grade buckets for $2-3 if you look for emergency food storage
    containers. Winco here on the west coast has them. With a lid (you just have to drill a hole
    for the airl...

  • Posted in thread: Experiences with different saison yeast blends on 01-24-2016 at 01:04 AM
    Any interest in a yeast swap at some point?

  • Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 01-19-2016 at 09:42 PM
    Double pitch is just a marketing term. All it really means is that they package twice as many
    cells as the typical liquid yeast providers such as Wyeast and White Labs.If you check out a
    pitching rate...

  • Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 01-18-2016 at 03:57 PM
    Subscribed.Can you suggest a dry yeast for this recipe? I am still pretty much a newb and
    nervous about moving to liquid yeast.There is nothing like Conan yeast. The double pitch is a
    great way to go ...

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