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  • Beer,computers,snowboarding,canoeing,camping
  • Engineer
  • Peter
  • Metal of all sorts
  • Fantasy and Sci-fi
  • Wellington Ave. Brewing
  • Started Extract brewing summer of 2011. Recently upgraded to a three tier gravity fed all grain system. In the process of gathering materials to build a single tier stand.
  • Czech Pils, Maibock
  • Surly Furious Extract, Imperial Stout
  • California Lager, Strawberry Blonde Ale, Bourbon Barrel Porter, Lakefront Brewing Fixed Gear Red Ale, Surly Bender Clone
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  • Posted in thread: Strawberry Alarm Clock v3.0 (Strawberry Blonde) on 03-14-2012 at 12:41 PM
    Oh, you didn't freeze them? Yeah, that makes a difference. It is also what I recommend in the
    OP, I'm pretty sure.Nah I froze them, I meant I'll buy already frozen strawberries for the next

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry Alarm Clock v3.0 (Strawberry Blonde) on 03-13-2012 at 06:02 PM
    That is how it's supposed to be. You can try adding more actual strawberries for a stronger
    flavor, although there is a practical limit to how much you can add. I would start with
    doubling the quantit...

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry Alarm Clock v3.0 (Strawberry Blonde) on 03-13-2012 at 03:44 PM
    Looking for some input here. Followed to recipe posted. I used 4 lbs of fresh strawberries,
    washed, halved, then frozen before adding them to fermentation. Sat for 3 weeks on the
    strawberries. Now it ...

  • Posted in thread: Oak aging on 02-22-2012 at 03:56 PM
    I oaked a porter with 2 oz of medium toast cubes. The cubes were soaked in 16oz of makers mark
    for about a week, then I added both the bourbon and oak to the beer.I let it sit in secondary
    for about 2...

  • Posted in thread: Upgrades for beginning brewer on 02-21-2012 at 05:09 PM
    It depends on if you want to start doing all grain or not, or even doing full boil extract
    batches. It also depends on how much space/money/ambition you have.I immediately added 2 extra
    carboys to my ...

  • Posted in thread: Calling All Metal Fans on 02-21-2012 at 02:05 PM
    Iron Maiden on tour in the US again. Think I am going to have to hit the two shows in
    Wisconsin....thats right TWO shows in Wisconsin! Time to up the Irons

  • Posted in thread: First blow off. on 02-17-2012 at 09:40 PM
    I guess you popped your fermenting cherry

  • Posted in thread: Is Beekeeping a Constitutional right? on 02-14-2012 at 06:33 PM
    The question of whether or not laws/ordinances/regulations are constitutional always brings me
    back to this...[ame] sorry for the crappy video, only one I could find.

  • Posted in thread: TV Shows you've given up on. on 02-14-2012 at 04:59 PM
    Seeing the same trend for Always Sunny. The last two seasons just haven't been as good.Agreed,
    although the ending to the season finale cracked me up. Season 1-3 were gold though. Hard to
    top that.I a...

  • Posted in thread: TV Shows you've given up on. on 02-14-2012 at 04:56 PM
    Spartacus, it's just not the same since Andy Whitfield died.The prequel was eh, with a terrible
    finale....I haven't even started watching season 2, though I do plan to eventually. The first
    season was...

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