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  • Connecticut
  • Professional life: a 30 year veteran of the television post-production industry (commercial, broadcast and visual effects editor).
  • Home brewing,baseball (Red Sox),SCUBA,sailing,fishing
  • Commercial & Visual Effects Editor
  • Classic rock, R&B, Jazz
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  • AHA, The Underground Brewers of Connecticut ("The Yahoos") - the country
  • An English IPA of my own recipe . . . 8 days in the primary and still cooking.
  • A Belgian Blonde (Dubbel) ale.
  • Oktoberfest . . . 15 gallons of it and ready to drink!
  • IPA, Belgian Strong, Witbier, Pale Ale
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  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale gone wrong on 11-06-2013 at 10:54 PM
    Did you do a "tertiary fermentation" in order to allow the pumpkin sediment to drop??The
    pumpkin beers I do I use a special blend of pumpkin pie spices and vanilla bean in the boil.
    The "pumpkin" flav...

  • Posted in thread: Local brew shops on 09-17-2013 at 02:48 AM
    Ace is reducing it's store size . . . the liquor store will move into the newly created space,
    and the brew shop moves into the current liquor store space. The brewery and tap room will be
    where Malto...

  • Posted in thread: LHBS Fairfield, CT?? on 09-16-2013 at 02:21 AM
    just stumbled across this thread . . . Check out Maltose Express in Monroe,
    CT.www.maltoseexpress.net (main web site)www.maltosecart.com (online store)

  • Posted in thread: Samuel Smiths Old Brewery Pale Ale Recipe Request on 09-16-2013 at 02:15 AM
    My LHBS has a great recipe for this beer . . . . .Here's the link to that beer kit on their
    online store site.

  • Posted in thread: Dead Guy Clone (Extract & AG- see note) on 09-16-2013 at 02:11 AM
    All the web and email addresses for Maltose Express were changed when they launched their
    online store last December (2012).email addresses are:
    [email protected]@maltoseexpress.n...

  • Posted in thread: Dubbel at 1.020... on 09-16-2013 at 02:05 AM
    Belgian yeast strains prefer warmer fermentation temps (70 to 74). I have the Beer Captured
    bokk that has that recipe in it, and the FG should be 1.013 - 1.015.Having used THREE Wyeast
    packages (when ...

  • Posted in thread: Local brew shops on 09-16-2013 at 01:54 AM
    Definitely Maltose Express . . . .BTW . . they launched an online store back in December 2012
    and offer UPS shipping anywhere in the country. Any orders being shipped to the Northeast and
    the Tri-Stat...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper clone - Maltose Express on 09-16-2013 at 01:42 AM
    The "Teddy Hopper" recipe that Maltose Express has was the result of the first cloning attempt
    for the beer. From I was told, it finished with a maltier base and provided a better over all
    balanced be...

  • Posted in thread: Bulk Malt, Group Buys in Connecticut on 09-16-2013 at 01:18 AM
    I guess you haven't been by Maltose for a long while.A 50# to #55 sack of grain will run you
    $50 to $65 depending of the maltster (Fawcett, Rahr, Weyermann, Breiss, Dingeman's, Crisp,

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper clone - Maltose Express on 09-14-2013 at 02:54 AM
    The brewery is going to be separate from the store - not "IN" the store.As I heard it, the shop
    is going to move next door to where the liquor store is - and the brewery will be where the
    brew shop is...

John Christopher Fairfield, CT