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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing,Golf,Filming & Editing,Cooking,Writing/Playing/Recording Music,Organic Gardening
  • Inside Sales Dept. Manager
  • Started brewing with a friend at a local brew on premises homebrew supply shop in 2006. I mainly do IPA's, Wits and Stouts but constantly try out new styles of ale. Primarily do extract, but have been involved in all grain sessions. Hope to upgrade to all grain in the near future.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Hagerstown
  • Maryland

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  • Posted in thread: The Saints Harvest (Pumpkin Ale) on 04-28-2014 at 07:56 PM
    0.5 lbs Caramel Malt 120L 0.4 lbs Special B 0.5 lbs Special Roast Malt 0.4 lbs
    Cara-Pils(Special grains steeped 30 minutes at 154 F.) 2 lbs Dry Amber 3.3 lbs Munich Liquid
    .25 lbs Molasses info (last ...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-28-2014 at 06:41 PM
    14003.5Plus 10 gallons of WitPlus 5 gallons of stoutPlus 5 gallons of
    IPA________________14023.5 gallons

  • Posted in thread: Sour Stout...maybe? on 04-28-2014 at 02:59 PM
    This stout has 1.5 oz of Fuggles boiled 60 minutes. They are lower in Alpha Acids, but I hadn't
    really thought about the effect of the hops. I was also reading somewhere recently (I think on
    the Mad F...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Stout...maybe? on 04-24-2014 at 06:33 PM
    I would certainly be concerned with the acidity of patent or roast malts not pairing well with
    sour. But this could be countered probably by mashing at a warmer temperature. Possibly add
    more crystal ...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Stout...maybe? on 04-24-2014 at 03:44 PM
    Rosalare has everything you need to make a tasty sour. I've had a couple of sour stouts and was
    never impressed, the roast and sour clashed. my vote is to brew up another pale beer and do a
    full 5gl o...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Stout...maybe? on 04-22-2014 at 05:27 PM
    do it! and report back with results! had allagash's midnight brett which was absolutely
    delicious, although i do think it was 100% brett beer but still.I think the Roselar is a mix of
    brett, lacto and...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Stout...maybe? on 04-22-2014 at 03:57 PM
    So I'm feeling experimental. I have a chocolate raspberry stout in secondary that I will be
    bottling probably in about another week and a half. However I am thinking about bottling 3
    gallons of it and...

  • Posted in thread: Who has experience with coffee and chocolate? on 04-21-2014 at 04:53 PM
    I'm very interested in how your chocolate stout turned out keep me posted. Sent from my iPhone
    using Home BrewWill do! I am transferring to secondary tonight and adding raspberry puree and
    then bottli...

  • Posted in thread: Calculating co2 for bottling on 04-21-2014 at 01:15 PM
    I ended up using 5 oz of priming sugar. My temp was around 68 degrees and my FG was 1.008. Also
    found out that half of my brew in the competition is being judged in 2 weeks and the remaining
    half in 4...

  • Posted in thread: No More Reconditioned Kegs? on 04-17-2014 at 12:58 PM
    I currently have just two reconditioned ball lock kegs. I am not familiar with the pin lock. I
    will need to research the differences. Thanks for all the suggestions though!

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Obviously you're not a golfer. On Tap: Racing Bear IPA Bottle/Keg Conditioning: More Wit Than Wisdom (Lavender Peach Wit) Primary: Red Badge Rye Secondary: Rue Murder Stout (Chocolate Raspberry Stout).
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