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    ABOUT ME

  • IT Exec by day, brewer by weekend. Beer lover, whisky lover, hockey fan/player, soccer fan/player, avid reader, and lover of music.
  • Reading,music,brewing,playing hockey and soccer
  • IT (Software development)
  • British rock
  • Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Crime, etc.
  • BA, MBAA, AHA, ABG
  • I trained as a professional brewer - graduated the American Brewers Guild Craft Brewers Apprenticeship program in 2008. Worked as an apprentice brewer at Cricket Hill Brewery in Fairfield, NJ in 2008 and 2009. Set-up a pilot brewery at my house.rnrnSetup: 2 x 30 gallon Blichmann BoilerMaker (Mash/Lauter, Boil) and 1 x 55 gallon Blichmann BoilerMaker (HLT). Each direct fire on 200kBTU natural gas burners. 2 x 12.2 gal Morebeer heated/cooled fermenter. Therminator wort chiller. March pumps. 8 qt pot for lauter grant.
  • Quite a few in the hopper. On hold until I can set the brewery up at the new digs.
  • Best Bitter (3.7%), Bitter Bastard (3.7%), Maibock (6.8%), Peated Porter (3.5%), Draught Stout (4.4%), Maple Brown (Southern English), Commonwealth IPA, Schwarzbier
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • Raleigh
  • North Carolina

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-01-2013 at 01:07 PM
    I'm in! I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 08-18-2012 at 04:29 PM
    Agreed. And that's why I decided to share it. I've read several reports over the past week plus
    in the Brewers Association digest and realized that homebrewers may be attracted to these kegs.
    To be fa...

  • Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 08-18-2012 at 03:53 PM
    Correct. Although some of the reports the BA has received include reports of failure below
    60psi - even as low as 30. The uninitiated homebrewer may accidentally (or purposely)
    pressurize a keg more t...

  • Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 08-17-2012 at 05:54 PM
    No, unfortunately. The BA's technology isn't the best :) But most of them seem to have come
    from PKA so I'm assuming they're these:

  • Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 08-17-2012 at 05:51 PM
    Yep. And since then, there have been many reports of exploding kegs during cleaning on the
    Brewers' Association mail list. I figured I'd share it here.

  • Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 08-17-2012 at 05:17 PM
    I don't know if anyone here has any 5gal plastic kegs that are starting to get popular in the
    professional brewing arena, but you need to be careful if so. There have been several
    explosions of kegs w...

  • Posted in thread: Kegconnection Giveaway! on 08-17-2012 at 05:11 PM
    I'm entering!

  • Posted in thread: WANTED: Morebeer heated and cooled 12 or 14 gal fermenter on 08-14-2012 at 03:31 PM
    Bump. Still interested in 1-2 12-14gal heated/cooled fermenters

  • Posted in thread: WANTED: Morebeer heated and cooled 12 or 14 gal fermenter on 07-28-2012 at 05:57 PM
    Still in the market for these. If you have 12gal v1 heated & cooled morebeer conical or 14gal
    v2, please let me know!

  • Posted in thread: WANTED: Morebeer heated and cooled 12 or 14 gal fermenter on 07-26-2012 at 03:41 PM
    I'd like to buy a reasonably priced used (must be good working condition, no scratches or
    defects) Morebeer heated & cooled fermenter. Either the 12.5 gallon (older model) or the 14
    gallon (newer mode...

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