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    ABOUT ME

  • SF Peninsula
  • I am SWMBO
  • Fantasy/SciFi, Adventure games, Steelers Football
  • Alien/s, Blade Runner, Shawshank Redemption, LOTR
  • X-files, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica (re-imagined)
  • Dragonriders of Pern, Fionavar Tapestry, The Dragonbone Chair, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Lies of Locke Lamora, Ready Player One
  • All grain brewer: 10 gallon batches on MoreBeer 1100 sculpture, 2.5 gallon BIAB batches. Co-owner Five O'Clock Brewing Company - it's always five o'clock somewhere (-;
  • Patersbier
  • American Amber
  • Belgian Blond, Orfy's/Reaper's Mild
  • American Wheat, American Stout, Sorachi Rye, Rye Saison, Robust Porter, Row 2 Hill 56 clone
  • Female
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Clone recipe request: Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA on 04-18-2014 at 03:29 AM
    Sorry if I missed it, did you use the 05? Had another one of the commercial versions the other
    day, I still feel like they're using something else that's a little fruitier.

  • Posted in thread: Extract wheat help on 04-18-2014 at 03:23 AM
    OK, so I made the beer above. Using us05 dry yeast. Fermented in the high 50s/low 60s. It
    tastes good, but has a dry - kind of top of the toung - bitter-grainy like aftertaste. Is this
    a normal wheat ...

  • Posted in thread: beer gun help on 04-17-2014 at 02:32 PM
    15-18 psi at 1*C is going to give you over 3 vols of CO2. I think you always lose a little
    carbonation bottling from the keg, for me it's not enough to worry about as I'm usually just
    bottling a six o...

  • Posted in thread: BU:GU ratio and crystal malts on 04-17-2014 at 02:21 AM
    Yes, you can have a perfectly acceptable BU:GU ratio and still mess up with a bad recipe. BU:GU
    is one tool to use, or target to aim for, in designing a good beer but it is far from the whole
    story.

  • Posted in thread: Mixing American and European hops on 04-17-2014 at 02:08 AM
    among others, houblon chouffe & victory summer love are great examples of using german &
    american hopsYep, and I can personally vouch for northernbrewer's houblon monstre version with
    the saaz/cascade...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-17-2014 at 01:27 AM
    In please

  • Posted in thread: Ingredients on hand/ recipe formulation on 04-14-2014 at 02:59 PM
    If you think the beer is too big then just decrease the grainbill a bit. If it's the estimated
    high FG that you're worried about then you can swap out some base malt for sugar - I often do
    5-7% for a ...

  • Posted in thread: Keg won't keep pressure, raising my blood pressure on 04-14-2014 at 02:43 PM
    I was and maybe still am having problems with holding pressure. I found that my pressure relief
    valve was leaking and replaced it with another one. I is not bubbling anywhere. I am trying to
    saturate ...

  • Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Grains on 04-13-2014 at 11:24 PM
    Yeah, I would suspect crush before grain quality, are you ordering pre-crushed? I've had no
    problem with whole grains from them. They sell grains from a variety of different maltsters and
    as far as I ...

  • Posted in thread: I am An Idiot - Will This Starter Still Work? on 04-13-2014 at 09:09 PM
    White Labs calls WLP002 flocculation "very high". They lie. Or at least are grossly
    understating the case. If I have to step up a starter, the yeast cake from the first step will
    stay in clumps no mat...

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