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  • I brew as much beer as possible. I've taken things pretty far in my brewing an have never been afraid to try new things. The only thing I can think of that I've never tried is fly sparging. Yes...I'm lazy.
  • Brewing,Hockey,Soccer,Running (slowly)
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  • Nick Pederson
  • Nordeast Brewers Alliance
  • I started with extract about 3 years ago. Quickly moved to All Grain. Do mostly Ales, had some success with Lagers, but now am obsessed with mixed fermentation and "Wild" and "Sour" beers.
  • 9 carboys full of sour beer in different stages.
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  • Brown IPA (Midnight Wheat and Honey), Imperial Dark Mild (Wild Rice), Cider + Brett IPA, Kriek
  • Male
  • Married
  • Nordeast MPLS
  • MN


  • Posted in thread: Compete your Wild Ales and 100% Bretts?!? on 08-22-2013 at 06:21 PM
    Oops...judge and stewarding opened on the 21st, but registration of your choice beers will not
    open until this Saturday August 24th.Cheers,Nick

  • Posted in thread: Sour starter smells like nail polish remover on 08-22-2013 at 01:42 PM
    I had to dump a gallon experiment with Belgian blonde and lindemans cuvée Rena dregs. Smelled
    and tasted awful....bummer

  • Posted in thread: Roselare Blend Pitching Rates on 08-22-2013 at 01:17 PM
    Yeah, roseleare is slow to start but it helps to keep at 70-75 degree for th first few days.
    The. You can bring it down to normal room temp for the long duration of aging for 12+ months.
    ***i had real...

  • Posted in thread: Yakobson Farmhouse Recipe on 08-21-2013 at 05:52 PM
    I highly recommend a Pale ale with Brett Trios (Passion, Orange, Guave)! Fruity Hops
    complemented with a very fruity Brett strain. Brett C is very fruity as well (Pineapple).

  • Posted in thread: Roselare Blend Pitching Rates on 08-21-2013 at 05:43 PM
    Howdy Schemy,My club did a barrel project that we aged for 15 months in the barrel and it was
    soured with Roselare. What I did was took a 2nd generation yeast cake from one of my 5 gallon
    batch's and ...

  • Posted in thread: Sour starter smells like nail polish remover on 08-21-2013 at 05:28 PM
    Dump your nail polish starter down the drain. Acetic Acid has taken over and there is no way
    back. Sorry...and bummer.

  • Posted in thread: Compete your Wild Ales and 100% Bretts?!? on 08-21-2013 at 05:25 PM
    Hey All, Here is the link to the registration site which opens TODAY! Just wanted to let you
    know about a homebrew competition in Minneapolis with two specialty categories, 100% Brett, and
    American ...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a small brewer for honey wine on 10-16-2012 at 04:23 PM
    Al Boyce in Minnesota makes meads really well and has then ready in just a couple of months. he
    use over pitches yeast, and yeast nutrient and aerates daily for the first 14 days of
    fermentation. I've...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew clubs in Minneapolis/St. Paul area. on 10-16-2012 at 03:38 AM
    check out the NORDEAST brewers alliance. We are 70 members strong, very active with group
    experimens, barrel aging, single hop, next is a yeast experiment. We meet the third Thursday of
    every month. ...