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11-02-2007

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01-18-2016 2:20 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • East Dundee, Illinois
  • Woodworking,Motorcycles,Brewing
  • Programmer
  • conpewter
  • NRA
  • Started brewing in the summer of 2007 with a friend. Made one bad batch then got on a good streak of nice brews. Switched to AG around January 2008 and have been doing that since then, brewing on an electric system
  • English bitter
  • Pumpkin Wine
  • Brochet Mead, cranberry wine
  • Panty dropper stout, hard cider
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Dark Lord Clone - help with recipe/technique on 01-14-2016 at 03:06 PM
    If I do the recipe as lined out (I may cheat and just use pale malt extract instead of an
    all-pale malt mash) I expect 10% boil off per hour unless I put a fan on it (which will
    increase it some). So ...

  • Posted in thread: semi-sweet strawberry wine on 01-13-2016 at 07:51 PM
    Interesting, thank you all :)Sounds like this might get expensive on the strawberries. We're
    planning on buying frozen strawberries to start with as often they are picked ripe and frozen
    quickly, and ...

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #14 on 01-13-2016 at 03:01 AM
    gotchya, last one did look pretty crazy :)

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #14 on 01-13-2016 at 02:03 AM
    Figured as much based on how they were spaced out in the past. Any plans to do another hop
    group buy?I hope to be in on the next buy, i'll try to bring a few bottles of my RIS when I
    come down :)

  • Posted in thread: [SPOILERS] Star Wars - The Force Awakens on 01-13-2016 at 02:01 AM
    Well I loved the movie and I thought Ren was actually a pretty good villain, very torn which
    was good, definitely a much better job than any anakin...I like the throwbacks and the obvious
    nods to the ...

  • Posted in thread: semi-sweet strawberry wine on 01-13-2016 at 01:42 AM
    Thanks Yoop, forwarded it on to her, I'm thinking #3 looks best :)

  • Posted in thread: semi-sweet strawberry wine on 01-13-2016 at 01:29 AM
    Thank you pumpkinman, sounds like the right way to go.Do you have a recipe you recommend for
    the strawberry wine? I've brewed a lot of beer but i'm excited for my wife to get into wine
    making, i'll be...

  • Posted in thread: Dark Lord Clone - help with recipe/technique on 01-13-2016 at 01:24 AM
    I'll be trying this... but may have to wait a little while!Dark Lord Recipe BYO Magazine5
    gallons, all-grainOG = 1.169FG = 1.054IGU = 100+SRM = 73ABV = 15%27.8 lbs Great Western
    Northwestern Pale Ale ...

  • Posted in thread: Dark Lord Clone - help with recipe/technique on 01-13-2016 at 12:34 AM
    pretty cool guys!As far as my recipes go I've brewed twice now something that I think is close
    (and it think it is extremely tasty) but I'll have to give this clone a try, thank you for
    posting about ...

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #14 on 01-13-2016 at 12:17 AM
    Pretty awesome bill, can't wait for the next one :)

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September 22, 2009  •  09:50 PM
Love the Avatar! Remember, remember...
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May 20, 2010  •  04:32 PM
Thanks for the rhizomes...what kind were they?
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