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    ABOUT ME

  • Father, homebrewer.
  • Homebrewing
  • IT
  • Inspired by Craig Farraway on youtube. Beginning with a Coopers kit, brewed a few extracts, and now I'm all grain.
  • Belgian Smoked Porter
  • Alt Amber
  • Married
  • San Diego
  • CA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Winter Welcome style recipe on 11-26-2013 at 03:38 PM
    Thanks for this! This recipe is going in my queue!!

  • Posted in thread: Alesmith Old Numbskull on 11-12-2013 at 06:53 PM
    Oh, this is the best. Any recipe's out there? I heard an ample helping of brown sugar is used
    to boost the ABV up to 10%.

  • Posted in thread: Alaskan Amber Recipe Help on 08-30-2013 at 04:28 PM
    Yes. Pitching the yeast is when you add the yeast to your wort in the carboy. Washing yeast is
    when you capture most of what's leftover in the carboy after you bottle, keg, or rack to
    secondary. You c...

  • Posted in thread: Alaskan Amber Recipe Help on 08-10-2013 at 01:47 AM
    I think the byo version will be my next. I got a washed white labs german kolsch that I want to
    throw at it.

  • Posted in thread: Muffin Top from Clown Shoes on 04-27-2013 at 05:47 PM
    Just had this brew a few weeks ago. Bump.

  • Posted in thread: Moylan's Kiltlifter Scottish Ale Clone on 10-23-2012 at 04:00 PM
    Bottled this the other night. Tasted nice and sweet. OG: 1.070FG: 1.012ABV: 7.7%

  • Posted in thread: dead yeast not dead -- how to cultivate and preserve? on 10-19-2012 at 08:45 PM
    I wash my yeast and then save it for months. You can store for up to a year in a fridge. I wold
    build it up some, let it settle out, then follow the yeast washing thread on here. I cultured
    pacman fro...

  • Posted in thread: Moylan's Kiltlifter Scottish Ale Clone on 07-27-2012 at 03:41 PM
    Just had some Kilt Lifter last night and I loved it: a Wee Heavy without the boozy taste! I am
    going to take Hurricane's comments into consideration and tweak tborgman's recipe a bit. I'd
    like to see ...

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith Measurements on 07-20-2012 at 06:46 PM
    Biggest thing i found is the setting up your equipment. There is a video on the beersmith
    website, i highly recommend checking it outSo true, the equipment is the big part. You might
    also factor in th...

  • Posted in thread: Mini All-Grain Trial Runs - Mash Tun on 07-18-2012 at 08:30 PM
    I built a mini mash tun following this wiki. I brewed a 1 gallon batch last weekend and it
    worked fine. I already had a 10 gallon Igloo mash tun, which I figured was overkill for a 1
    gallon batch. Mak...

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