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  • I am a new brewer, except for the Mr Beer kit I had almost twenty years ago. My first passion is fishing. Surfcasting for Striped Bass to be exact.
  • Fishing
  • Civil servant
  • Metal, Punk, hardcore
  • Dawn of the Dead(original) The Shining, The Excorcist
  • Sports and the Simpsons
  • Huxley, Hemingway, Burroughs et al
  • Stripercoast Surfcasters, NY Chapter President
  • I brewed with a Mr Beer in the past and wanted something better to make better beer.
  • More partial mashes. More of my Linesider IPA and a PM cream stout
  • Ed Worts Apfelwein
  • Two American Ambers, two separate IPA's, Cream Stout, hefeweizen and my first total recipe, Linesider IPA
  • Married
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  • Posted in thread: Belgian ideas for a dude who doens't really dig Belgians on 01-11-2017 at 10:50 PM
    I do a very light but big Golden Strong. 14lbs plisner1 lb Vienna 1 lb carapils dextrine2 lb
    candi sugar (clear) crystals 1 oz perle and fuggle at 60 min1 oz fuggle at 5 minWyeast 1388 1
    qt starter fe...

  • Posted in thread: Nostalgia kegerator and Perlick faucet on 04-08-2015 at 10:37 PM
    I just got my Perlick 630 SS today and I am having the same problem. What is the piece called
    that it screws into? I'll buy that if I have to just to avoid the piece of crap rear sealing
    taps.I did te...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizing party tap lines? on 01-02-2015 at 07:56 PM
    I usually star san the keg and purge it all through the tap before I rack my beer to the keg.
    This way I know everything is clean. Just remember that if you disconnect and reconnect to
    clean and spray...

  • Posted in thread: SS Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-10-2014 at 12:11 AM
    I would love one of these. October 6th is my birthday after all.Wink wink

  • Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-31-2014 at 01:51 AM
    I am in!

  • Posted in thread: VERY low alcohol content on 08-25-2014 at 11:51 AM
    What is the OG and FG? Recipe? Need more info.

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Best Belgian Tripel, High FG on 08-24-2014 at 12:16 PM
    You hit the target FG. Leave it alone.Let it condition and see what it tastes like. Only after
    it is bottled/kegged will you know exactly how it turned out. If you keep screwing with it you
    might just...

  • Posted in thread: Trying to get this for my girlfriend on 08-24-2014 at 10:34 AM
    I am not selling these, just trying to buy one. If you order one and they don't have enough
    sold by the deadline, you do not get charged.

  • Posted in thread: Johnson A419 question on 08-20-2014 at 10:33 PM
    Daytripper, I think that was my problem. Nothing in the fridge. I have the sensor hooked to the
    side of the inside about midway between back and front as well as top and bottom. I put the
    carboy in an...

  • Posted in thread: Johnson A419 question on 08-20-2014 at 09:12 PM
    I just got my A419. Everything is set right as the fridge is cutting in at 71 and cutting off
    at 70 with the one degree set degree differential. The issue is that the temp is going down to
    about the l...