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    ABOUT ME

  • I am going to St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. I just recently started brewing beer. I will be graduating May 8th with a Bachelors in Business Economics.
  • brewing,ultimate frisbee
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  • Jared
  • Hard rock/heavy metal
  • the hangover, beerfest
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  • current in fermentation-
    Cedar Aged Cherry IPA,
    Russian Imperial Stout
  • Chocolate Stout
    Milk Stout
    Russian Imperial Stout
  • Vanilla Bean Stout
    Cedar Aged Cherry IPA
  • Fuggles IPA
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Saint Cloud
  • Minnesota

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Something In My Beer on 06-29-2011 at 05:01 PM
    Well that's gotta be it because I didn't know you weren't supposed to pour the last 1/4 inch in
    the bottle. Is there a way to prevent the yeast from being siphoned into the bottle?

  • Posted in thread: Something In My Beer on 06-29-2011 at 04:47 PM
    I guess it was in both batches then I didn't notice any in the first one after I poured one a
    week ago so maybe it is just carbing up, Ill crack open another one of my first one to see if
    there is any...

  • Posted in thread: Something In My Beer on 06-29-2011 at 04:41 PM
    I have done 2 batches now and I noticed that there is some white chunks in the beer. The beer
    doesn't taste bad and I really don't think its infected but what could that be from? Could it
    be from not ...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning on 06-12-2011 at 06:24 PM
    Well I can't take a picture because its too dark so I just poured some into a glass and I
    couldn't see it after I poured it but I'm thinking its just yeast, I just didn't think I
    siphoned that much ye...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning on 06-12-2011 at 01:52 AM
    I put an IPA into conditioning 2 days ago and i was looking at the bottle through the light and
    tipped it upside down and there appeared to be some kind of slime looking thing that goes to
    the top of ...

  • Posted in thread: aging on cedar chips on 06-07-2011 at 04:18 AM
    Well I've had it on cedar chips for a few weeks now and can't tell any difference, I added some
    more cedar and will give it a couple days, if I can't tell a different I'm just gonna siphone

  • Posted in thread: aging on cedar chips on 05-30-2011 at 07:07 AM
    Thanks for the tips, it is a higher alcohol content beer so it should take care of any small
    amounts of bacteria if any, I did sanitize the chips before I put them in, ill let u know how
    it goes

  • Posted in thread: aging on cedar chips on 05-30-2011 at 12:24 AM
    That does sound really good, I just put the cedar chips right in with the carboy and let it
    sit, you think it will take longer that way?

  • Posted in thread: aging on cedar chips on 05-30-2011 at 12:01 AM
    I work around Cedar all day also because I work in a lumber yard and I think it is the most
    amazing smell in the world, it is western cedar I believe. Yea I cooked salmon on a cedar plank
    for like hal...

  • Posted in thread: aging on cedar chips on 05-29-2011 at 07:02 PM
    I'm aging my beer on cedar chips and I was wondering if I am going to be able to taste the
    cedar in it at all before I bottle it? Or will the flavor come out as it conditions? Is it the
    same as oak ch...

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