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08-19-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • Portland, OR
  • I'm a total noob. Almost finished with The Complete Joy of Homebrewing by Charlie Papazian. I've got my first brew of Munton's Nut Brown Ale in a carboy.

    Edit! - I'm still a noob, but I've got 11 batches under my belt!
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  • The Complete Joy of Homebrewing by Charlie Papazian
  • Edit!- I've bern being up a storm! My goal is to only drink beer that I've brewed... Okay that's a bit much especially since I went to the holiday ale fest here in portland (which was freaking awesome!). Okay my goal is to not but so much commercial bet and brew the vat majority of what I drink. :-)

    Brewing Muntons Nut Brown Ale malt extract kit right now... added more lightly hopped malt extract to the mix. It's my first brew. Pretty sure it's ready to bottle... took a hydrometer reading today(8-19-10), going to read again tomorrow and possibly bottle on Saturday.
  • I want to brew more Nut Brown, Red Ale, and some Porter.
    I'd like to do small one gallon batches(I know I've read the threads, takes the same amount of time, sanitation, and etc so might as well do 5 gallons), I'd like to have multiple types of beer on hand, and space is usually limited. So I feel that this strategy would be advantageous for me. And less intimidating getting into all grain brewing in smaller batches.
  • Chocolate Coffee Porter
    Mc Mennamins Ruby clone
    Session Mild
    Apple wine
  • Honey Amber Ale
    Red ale
    Orange hefe
    Bobs session mild x2
    Honey amber ale version 2
    Pendleton porter
    Leftovers brown ale
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  • Posted in thread: McMenamin's Ruby on 05-01-2012 at 11:17 PM
    The tartness should fade with time. I've had great success using fresh berries that I've
    frozen, then thawed, smashed and put right into my hop bag to catch all the plant matter and
    seeds. I put the b...

  • Posted in thread: McMenamin's Ruby on 01-04-2011 at 03:42 AM
    Looks great! Let us know how it is after its bottled and carbed up!

  • Posted in thread: McMenamin's Ruby on 12-19-2010 at 10:39 PM
    Nope I didn't take the seeds out, they were on the fresh/frozen berries that I brewed with. I
    did put a mesh bag on my siphon to filter the berry leftovers and seeds when I racked to my
    bottling bucke...

  • Posted in thread: McMenamin's Ruby on 12-19-2010 at 10:25 PM
    Update on my version... the tartness is gone! It's beautiful and very delicious!

  • Posted in thread: Bulk aging vs bottle conditioning on 12-07-2010 at 03:34 AM
    I let everything sit in primary for a month. Unless I'm dry hopping or it's a style that
    doesn't need that long, ie: Bob's Session Mild.

  • Posted in thread: Extract Super high gravity on 11-19-2010 at 04:33 AM
    Some reading that I've done I found out that Muntons extracts attenuates more than Breiss
    extracts... Perhaps you wouldn't need to add any sugar with Muntons.

  • Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 11-16-2010 at 11:52 PM
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  • Posted in thread: Using mother nature for cold crashing on 11-11-2010 at 08:02 PM
    I'm still a noob, is it the UV rays that will skunk a beer? If so... Something to keep in mind,
    UV rays travel through clouds... Anyone who's gotten a sunburn on a cloudy day can attest to
    that. (I ha...

  • Posted in thread: Honey Brown (clone)? on 11-09-2010 at 05:51 PM
    I'm a fan of Honey Brown! I used to drink it when I lived in Georgia and Hawaii, now I'm in
    Oregon where it's made and can't find it anywhere, go figure! I don't remember if I was
    drinking Dundee's, I...

  • Posted in thread: Why revvy should write a book. on 11-09-2010 at 05:49 PM
    I appreciate ya Revvy! Thanks for all you do!

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