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  • Active duty Coast Guard. I drive boats and am a full time student. I also enjoy brews.
  • Photography,Boating,Beer,Whiskey
  • Boatswain/Navigator
  • Benjamin D. Wilson
  • Flamenco
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Rubayat of Omar Khayyami, The Memoirs of Dr. Nathaniel Bowditch
  • AHA, Unyha
  • Got into home brewing via making my own cider, because the commercial stuff is crap. I do all grain
  • Who knows?
  • Szechuan peppercorn tripel
  • Vienna Ipa
  • Klugen spruch dusseldorf altbier
  • Vienna lagerrnBelgian dubbel (neither are good enough for a name)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Rochester
  • NY


  • Posted in thread: Rue Poilu on 07-21-2015 at 07:43 PM
    Mash was single infusion, 75 minute mash at 150f.Recipe:14# GP2.5# Rye malt1# Flaked rye1# Cara
    rye.5# Midnight wheat.5# De-bittered black1oz fwh magnum1oz 90m magnum1 oz 5m citra1 oz 5m
    ahtanum4 oz c...

  • Posted in thread: Belle Saison on 07-21-2015 at 07:29 PM
    OP: So yeah, I've used belle saison twice now.The first time I made a saison which was a bit
    strong. No noticeable off flavors, but it scored a 32. Not bad. In a split batch I threw some
    Brett L. in, ...

  • Posted in thread: Duvel of a thing on 05-26-2015 at 01:20 PM
    Ahh. I made 4 gallons of wort, added to 3 of cider for a total of 7. I've corrected the first
    post to reflect that.

  • Posted in thread: Duvel of a thing on 05-25-2015 at 03:53 PM
    With all due respect to Brandon O's Graff, here is yet another variant on the same theme.Recipe
    Type: All Grain and CiderYeast: WLP-570Batch Size (Gallons): 7 - 4 of wort, 3 of ciderOriginal
    Gravity: ...

  • Posted in thread: A barleywine to do an Irish Whiskey barrel justice... on 03-10-2015 at 07:39 PM
    Drchris, are you talking about October keeping ales?I buy boxes of J.W. Lees harvest every year
    for the cellar... it is divine. And their Lagavulin and Calvados aged aren't any slouched
    either. That i...

  • Posted in thread: A barleywine to do an Irish Whiskey barrel justice... on 03-10-2015 at 12:30 AM
    Hey everybody,Since I have just obtained a freshly emptied Irish Whiskey barrel, I went about
    thinking of the best ways to use that amazing flavor, and decided that #1 would be a
    barleywine. I'm formu...

  • Posted in thread: Why can't we make "British-Style" pale malt in AMERICA? on 09-03-2014 at 04:47 PM
    I was going to say try GNW malting NW Pale Ale malt, but I got beat to the punch! It does have
    a good british flavor; not quite as good as Maris, IMO. I just made a ESB recipe with it that
    tastes very...

  • Posted in thread: The devil to pay on 07-21-2014 at 09:16 PM
    This recipe uses Bopils as the base, and combines FWH, late hops, hop back and dry hop methods
    for a super hop-flavored ale, but suprisingly low perceivable bitterness.All GrainBohemian
    Pilsner - 48.3...

  • Posted in thread: Your Dad's Mustache on 08-10-2013 at 05:42 PM
    Photo:https://www.dropbox.com/s/msizvbiymos6i8c/2013-08-10%2013.39.44.jpgThird batch.
    Relatively young. Hasn't had time to fully carbonate, but I got impatient.

  • Posted in thread: Your Dad's Mustache on 08-10-2013 at 05:34 PM
    After many conversations with my Irish wife, and as much wisdom as I could gather, I made my
    first Dry Irish Stout recipe from (mostly) scratch. Recipe as follows;7 Lbs Maris Otter1 Lb
    Flaked Barley12...

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