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    ABOUT ME

  • Mountain Biking,Camping,hiking,playing with kids
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  • Derek
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  • Boy Scout Leader
  • Started in 1993 with low quality extract in a can brewing. Instructions said to pour contents into 4.5 gallons of luke warm water, add extract, stir add yeast. Notice that boiling the wort was not mentioned. This stuff sucked, but when you're 21 ...who cares. I quit brewing about a year later and did not start back until 2009, at the inspiration of a friend who is an all-grain brewer and showed me the ropes.
  • Biermuncher's Centennial Ale
    BierMunchar's Centennial Ale + Orange and coriande
    APA
    Octoberfest (ale version)
    English IPA
    American IPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • roxboro
  • NC

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  • Posted in thread: need more mouth feel on 01-25-2013 at 03:31 AM
    Other than the watery / thin mouthfeel, if you like the flavor profile and don't want to change
    anything else about it, you could try adding a bit of maltodextrine near the end of the boil. I
    add abou...

  • Posted in thread: Gluten free recipe on 05-03-2012 at 11:42 PM
    kevlee67: I think I am going to give the recipe you provided a try. It looks like a good
    starting point from which to experiment. Maybe I will try a 2.5 gallon batch to start with.

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 12-09-2011 at 02:43 AM
    I've waited long enough...its been almost 2 weeks since I bottled this and decided to try one
    tonight....absolutely devine. BUT...Even more exciting is that I actually brewed 2 batches of
    this during ...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-29-2011 at 02:57 AM
    Notty is a fast and furious yeast. It would make quick work of this low gravity recipe. Even on
    these lighter beers though, I like a minimum 10 days in the primary and then rack to a clearing
    vessel (...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-16-2011 at 01:48 AM
    I just brewed the 5 gallon recipe and followed Biermuncher's directions exactly. I hit the mash
    temp perfectly and OG was 1040. I pitched the Nottingham yeast and within 1 hour had activity
    in the air...

  • Posted in thread: What season do you do the most brewing ? on 10-27-2011 at 03:01 AM
    I am a November-March kind of brewer. Mostly because the temp is easier for me to control in
    the fermenter and partly because the wife can only endure it for part of the year...call it a
    compromise.Wh...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Chiller on 08-28-2011 at 03:49 AM
    Yea, that's pretty much the same way I made the immersion chiller I have...including the clear
    plastic tubing. I think I am going to replace my plastic tubing before I brew again as it is
    not really m...

  • Posted in thread: Magic Hat Hex Ourtoberfest Clone on 08-28-2011 at 03:38 AM
    It's been a long hot summer and my supply of homebrew is getting dangerously low now. I am
    thinking about wiping-away the cob webs and cranking-up the kettle and fermenter for the fall
    and winter brew...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Chiller on 08-28-2011 at 03:10 AM
    So how did you make it ?

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