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09-11-2011

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09-19-2013 9:30 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Critical care RN in cardiothoracic intensive care.

    I recover open heart patients.
  • Right now a Winter/holiday ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Schererville
  • Indiana

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Amarillo Gold? on 04-17-2013 at 01:51 AM
    No, it's for sure a scam. In effect, there isn't a single Amarillo seed out there in the world-
    every Amarillo plant is a female (cone producing)! Even if an Amarillo female was pollinated by
    a wild m...

  • Posted in thread: Amarillo Gold? on 04-16-2013 at 05:34 AM
    I got an email from a friend with a link to an Ebay auction selling "amarillo gold" hops seeds.
    Now the uncertainties of m/f growing from seed aside, what is amarillo gold? Is it similar in
    flavor/aro...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Part When Bottling From a Keg on 03-07-2013 at 03:30 AM
    I'll share the recipe too. I think this is what I used, it was meant to be a one time brew so I
    didn't write anything down either. So this is mostly from memory. I know the 1lb flaked barley
    and handf...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Part When Bottling From a Keg on 03-07-2013 at 02:53 AM
    TL;DR at the endWife and I had a kid last August. She was stuck in the hospital for a while due
    to C Section and the weekend (weekend covering physicians rarely discharge on the weekend fyi).
    I took t...

  • Posted in thread: How many batches before you bought a wort chiller? on 10-30-2012 at 03:36 AM
    I did at least a dozen batches before I got sick of dropping $5 on ice for brewday. Realized
    for the $60 I'd spent on ice, I could've bought a good amount of copper tubing and made a
    chiller. So I did...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on all fuggle bipa on 10-17-2012 at 02:22 AM
    What's the worst case? Home brewers drink their mistakes.And this is 100% true. If you've got
    the ingredients on hand, BREW IT! I've made some good beers that were "leftovers mash" brews.
    I've made so...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on all fuggle bipa on 10-17-2012 at 02:03 AM
    I'm not THAT familiar with fuggle but I know someone that experimented with a fuggle IPA and it
    did not turn out well at all. That strain doesn't have the flavor/aroma of the hops normally
    used in IPA...

  • Posted in thread: Critique my recipe please on 10-17-2012 at 01:51 AM
    I transferred the wort out of the bucket and into a carboy. Not even calling it secondary
    because that wasn't my purpose. Excessive trub in the fermenter left what looked like lingering
    high krausen. ...

  • Posted in thread: Ok to pitch a starter made w/ stirplate? on 10-17-2012 at 01:17 AM
    I usually do 2L starters and unless it's a lighter style, I pitch the whole flask. I'll cold
    crash a 2L starter for wheat, belgian, american pales. Most of what I brew is in the
    1.080-1.120 OG range s...

  • Posted in thread: KaBOOM!! on 10-06-2012 at 04:10 AM
    Basement is pretty much a constant 64 year round. Even with a vigorous fermentation like this,
    it rarely breaks 74-75f. Usually they're between 68-72. I've never had any issues as far as I
    can tell wi...

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