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  • Brewing,Surfing,Fishing,Camping,Climbing,Hockey
  • CAD Draftsman
  • It all started with a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas. After 4 batches of nasty, near undrinkable beer, I gave up. Almost two years later I connected with a friend that was into brewing and named off a couple websites. After coming across and ordering myself a kit I am now obsessed. I am currently set up with a 3-tier keggle setup doing 5 and 10 gallon AG batches. I love it!
  • IPA
  • Bourbon aged Barleywine, Belgian Dark Strong
  • IIPA, Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, Irish Red Ale
  • Imperial Red, Blonde
  • Male
  • Married
  • Yorba Linda
  • CA


  • Posted in thread: Visiting Pomona, California for work and looking for breweries to visit on 04-14-2015 at 12:22 AM
    If your going to hit the Bruery (which is a good idea) there are several other breweries in the
    immediate area. All of these are within 10 minutes or less of The Bruery and well worth
    checking out:Val...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Courage Beer Festival on 04-01-2015 at 09:15 PM
    I probably won't be able to attend, but I did register and have a few beers I intend to enter.
    Seems like a pretty cool event!

  • Posted in thread: Last week I opened my very own LHBS and I wanted to share some pics on 03-25-2015 at 05:17 PM
    Looks great. Nice and organized.One thing to consider. Turn your grain mill around so the
    pulley is towards the wall away from the customers, or better yet put a guard on it.I was
    thinking the same th...

  • Posted in thread: When to add brewing salts on 03-24-2015 at 12:08 AM
    I always add my salts directly to the mash while I'm mashing in. Some things like chalk will
    not dissolve in water and will get left behind in the HLT. Depending on my calculations, I may
    or may not a...

  • Posted in thread: tips for big malty flavour on 11-20-2014 at 07:58 PM
    I think 50ppm on the sulfate would be good. As far as the chloride/sulfate ratio, I would shoot
    for something in the 1.25-1.50 range to accentuate the malty character of the beer.

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing and dry hopping on 11-19-2014 at 06:09 PM
    Yea I'm still weighing if I want to cold crash or not. I'm dry hopping in a hop bag so I'm not
    sure about how much hop residue will get through the bag, but I'm thinking it shouldn't be
    horrible. I'll...

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing and dry hopping on 11-19-2014 at 12:31 AM
    Most people dry hop and then cold crash. Not only does this help to drop out the hop particles
    before racking, but the aroma is also extracted faster at higher temps. I'll usually dry hop my
    IPA's at ...

  • Posted in thread: Best type of wedding ring for opening beers on 11-11-2014 at 10:48 PM
    Another vote for tungsten. Great solid feel to it and basically indestructible. I've been rock
    climbing with mine for over 4 years now and the thing is still as shiny as the day I got
    it...not a scrat...

  • Posted in thread: Aging Bottled Beer on 11-07-2014 at 10:46 PM
    Like mentioned above, high abv beers tend to be good candidates for aging. Lighter beers and/or
    highly hoped beers are the ones you want to drink fresh. Cellar temperatures are ideal, but if
    your like...

  • Posted in thread: What is your neighborhood brewery? on 11-04-2014 at 12:33 AM
    Orange County, CA I've got the following (within a 20 minute drive):The BrueryValiant
    BrewingBootlegger's BreweryBottle LogicNoble Ale WorksTustin Brewing Co.Old Orange
    BrewingAnaheim BreweryCismontan...


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