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    ABOUT ME

  • Mike
  • More 'horse' brews, more "Dark Horse" stout, several more experiments with Citra hops, and more ginger beers...
  • Dark night of the soul russian imperial stout (no sparge, on Wonky Day yeast cakes) *Just bottled after months on secondary -- still very alcohol dominated
    Hard Cider
  • Just blew my stout!

    Have Pear beer base, Scottish red ale, IPA (LongHammer), HopFrog clone clone, Dark Horse #something
  • Male
  • Married
  • Salem
  • Oregon

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  • Posted in thread: Brewing a lager "clone" with ale yeast on 07-23-2014 at 04:51 AM
    I'm wondering: have you ever, or are you aware of a well documented episode where an ale yeast
    was over pitched into a lager recipe and cool fermented to effect a more lager like
    fermentation?Sent fro...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone in mid missouri? on 02-04-2014 at 10:57 PM
    I, and several others are here in kirksville or Macon. We have started a club (KGB, kirksville
    guild of brewers) here in kirksville, a bit if a drive I know, but we're here if you have any
    questions!

  • Posted in thread: What to ask a brewery about their recipe on 07-20-2013 at 05:03 AM
    [this is the info I was graciously provided:We are actually legging off another batch of Alpha
    Session today. It should hopefully be on tap at the Barrel House by next week (possibly
    sooner). Glad you...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 07-19-2013 at 06:57 PM
    Here's a new twist! Chad made me a grain basket for the 15g kettle! Fits like a glove, the pics
    are a little jacked so I took one with the flash and one w/o. This is a 400 micron basket so
    should be g...

  • Posted in thread: What to ask a brewery about their recipe on 07-11-2013 at 09:42 PM
    last year i asked my local brewery to help me clone one of their beers and they did help me
    with the grain bill and gave me liters of yeast slurry to boot. last week that beer got a 2nd
    place ribbon i...

  • Posted in thread: Crud! My 5 year old moved my hop labels!! on 05-24-2013 at 03:00 AM
    How can I distinguish between chinook and sterling hop plants? Come harvest time I can do a
    three-way with known hops, but I'm curious if there's a way to positively ID them from leaves
    alone. Im almo...

  • Posted in thread: 1st attempt at growing barley on 04-09-2013 at 01:42 AM
    Nice! What kind of barley did you use and where did you buy it? I have a friend who's looking
    around for varieties and places to buy seed.Thanks, Mike.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast lab? on 01-26-2013 at 08:05 PM
    Which method for storage do you use Patthebrewer?

  • Posted in thread: Yeast lab? on 01-24-2013 at 09:01 PM
    Some people do have "yeast ranches" that they keep. There are many different ways that people
    choose to keep their yeasties viable, from stored slurry to slants. Google searching should
    yield you many...

  • Posted in thread: Tet-612 thermocouple help! on 01-20-2013 at 05:54 PM
    I had time yesterday so I took the brewery apart and checked all my thermocouple connections.
    Everything was wired correctly and snugly. Just for the sake of science, and because I had no
    idea what el...

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