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  • Bedford, MA
  • Grilling,BBQ,Brew & Boats
  • Software Test Automation Engineer
  • Dave
  • Rock, Blues
  • Nothing (bummer)
  • Belgian Summer Ale
    Italian Pinot Grigio
  • Blueberry Wheat Ale - 3/26/2011
    Chocolate Coffee Stout - 2/26/11
    Newcastle Brown Ale Clone - 11/6/10
    California Style Syrah (Red wine) - 5/22/10
    Salzburger Kristal Weizen - 4/17/10
    Belgian Wheat Summer Ale - 2/20/10
    Oktoberfest - 1/30/10
    Brown Ale - 1/15/10
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  • Married


  • Posted in thread: Shipping Beer on 03-29-2011 at 12:05 PM
    I have one of those food vacuum packing machines. I would think each individual bottle in a
    vacuum packed and heat sealer bag would be OK followed by the bubble wrap.I ship wine all the
    time. You can ...

  • Posted in thread: Why don't more of you guys open your own breweries? on 03-27-2011 at 03:05 AM
    I always had a passion for opening a bar. I made a fair amount of money 6 years ago when a
    computer startup of which I was a founder was bought out by a much larger competitor.I thought
    the best thing...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Stout Recipe - 1st Try on 03-25-2011 at 01:31 AM
    OK, cracked one open a few minutes ago.Good color, good head. More carbonated that I expected
    for only 26 days in the bottle. More junk than usual at the bottom of the bottle.The aroma is
    good and str...

  • Posted in thread: What are you spending your tax refund on? on 03-19-2011 at 11:43 PM
    Why do you get a refund anyways? Its YOUR money, YOU gave it to the gov't & they mismanaged it
    for a whole year, then gave it back to yuh.I owed quite a bit this year b/c I made some great
    returns on ...

  • Posted in thread: What are you spending your tax refund on? on 03-19-2011 at 11:07 AM
    Got my tax overpayment reimbursement (refund). Time to buy some stuff.The most important thing
    is up front. I need to spend $1000 to get my Granddaughter's teeth fixed. I'd rather spend the
    money on s...

  • Posted in thread: Wort chiller build. on 03-15-2011 at 12:22 PM
    I keep thinking about this style wort cooler and it kinds of bothers me the volume of water
    that is used. Besides kind of being a waste in my area water is expensive. I have this idea to
    fill the sink...

  • Posted in thread: Glasses on 03-15-2011 at 11:59 AM
    Some information on glass styles. was in my local liquor store about a year ago and they had a
    bunch of the Sam Adams glasses on the counter. They were selling them for $1 each so I bought
    10 of them...

  • Posted in thread: Sam Adam's Season Pack ... ehhh on 03-08-2011 at 12:10 PM
    After InBev bought AB, Sam Adams, BBC, became the largest domestically owned Brewery. In my
    book Sam Adams is no longer the biggest fish in a small pond, more like a medium fish in a big

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Stout Recipe - 1st Try on 03-04-2011 at 07:31 PM
    Here is a recipe I got from a local Home brew store. It is a Chocolate/Coffee Stout but I bet
    you could leave the coffee out without any problems. My batch has been in bottles for a week so
    I haven't ...

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest suggestions on 02-25-2011 at 06:35 PM
    Here is the link to a kit I tried about a year ago: Not a real Oktoberfest but a pretty good
    beer. This is what the kit comes with:2 Cans - Amber or Light Malt Extract - Muntons Malt
    Extract Light 3...