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    ABOUT ME

  • Mechanical Pre-Construction
  • Fight Club, Matrix, Legends of the Fall, Inception, The Princess Bride
  • How I met your mother, NCIS
  • Fight Club, Thomas Covenant series, anything by Tom Clancy
  • Charlotte Beer Club, Carolina Brewmasters
  • After having been into craft beer for quite some time, I decided that I wanted to try my hand at creating some of the delicious beers that I enjoy so much. I started with a couple of extract batches, then dove head first into all grain.
  • Watermelon Wheat Chocolate Stout
  • Irish Red
  • Peach Orange American Wheat, Centennial Blonde, Belgian Pale, Cream Soda (kids)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Charlotte, NC
  • South Carolina

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  • Posted in thread: Sour Smell from White Labs vial on 02-13-2014 at 03:59 PM
    I recently purchased a vial of White Labs WLP001 for a Robust Porter. When I opened the vial to
    pitch in the starter I noticed a distinctly sour/vinegary smell. I closed the vial and did a
    little inte...

  • Posted in thread: Apricot Puree (Vitner's Harvest) Tartness on 06-22-2013 at 02:17 PM
    that's interesting. I just had a similar situation with the Vintners Harvest peach puree. I
    brewed a standard American Wheat recipe for the base (one that I have brewed several times
    before), and am c...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 02-25-2013 at 12:31 PM
    Brewed a 5 gallon batch of this yesterday, excited to see how it comes out. If it's as good as
    everyone says it is, I may brew another 10 gallon batch to have around for when summer comes...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenating after pitching on 02-25-2013 at 02:55 AM
    I took it out of the freezer and gave it a good shake for a couple of minutes. Hopefully tht is
    good enough.

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenating after pitching on 02-25-2013 at 01:16 AM
    Are there any issues with oxygenating after pitching? I brewed today and didn't notice until it
    was too late that I was out of oxygen. If I pick up some oxygen tomorrow and oxygenate within
    24 hours o...

  • Posted in thread: Still alive - just tackling a HUGE DIY on 01-28-2013 at 06:50 PM
    Looks terrific. What is the overall SF of the house? (if you don't mind my asking)

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 01-27-2013 at 04:57 AM
    The centennial is what makes this what it is.Was thinking about brewing this with Magnum and
    Falconers 7 C's, will that overpower the malt bill, or is it worth it to go ahead a get some
    Centennials an...

  • Posted in thread: AG Irish Red Ale help. on 12-02-2012 at 05:40 PM
    did you end up brewing this? if so, how did it come out

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-03-2012 at 06:15 PM
    I am going to be brewing a smoked porter, a pumpkin ale, and an american amber

  • Posted in thread: Let's See Your Smoked Porter Recipes on 08-03-2012 at 05:21 PM
    I am brewing this one this weekend. I got it from a "can you brew it episode" it is supposed to
    be a Captain Lawrence Smoked Porter CloneBatch Size: 6 gallonsOriginal Gravity: 1.068Final
    Gravity: 1.01...

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