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    ABOUT ME

  • PNW
  • First year brewing was 2009, What a great year! From Extract kits to PM to AG... Woot!
  • First AG brewed X-Mass day as my version of a M&J!
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  • Keg1- Alt Bier
    Keg2- Belgian
  • Male
  • Single

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  • Posted in thread: 2010 Hops Gardens on 05-19-2010 at 12:36 AM
    What is the ground temperature about 4" down? Mine don't get going until the dirt hits 55F.
    Right now, I don't have anything much over a foot and these are 4-5 year plants.Hmmmm...I'm
    well north of yo...

  • Posted in thread: Greetings from Lacey, WA on 05-16-2010 at 01:21 AM
    Looks like there is a growing brew crew in the Oly area showing up this year.Nice to see some
    locals on here!We might just have to share a few beers over a tasting session. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Washington on 05-16-2010 at 01:13 AM
    Welcome.Yes RT used to be out on Mud bay. The young man that ran the place got a brewer job and
    his dad and sis run the place now on the week day's and he is there on the w/e's. I'm just
    south of you ...

  • Posted in thread: Another female homebrewer on 05-16-2010 at 01:03 AM
    Welcome to the passion! In brewing gender means nothing. But as a male, I like to see that
    brewing is crossing the gender barrier steadily. Cheers and may your next batch be the best
    beer you have eve...

  • Posted in thread: Three week dry hop? on 04-20-2010 at 06:42 PM
    I finaly had room in a Keg for my latest Belgian (brewed 2-6-10, 14day primary, then to 2ndary
    and dry hopped) So it was 8 weeks in 2ndary dryhopped. It's carbing now. I didn't notice any
    grassy odors...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Strong Fermentation on 04-20-2010 at 06:27 PM
    Another thing to think about with Belgians. If you are using Candi suggars or other non Grain
    malts for fermentable's. You can leave them out of the boil and initial fermentation. Just boil
    to sanatiz...

  • Posted in thread: "Premium" Brew Kettle: Worth the Money? on 04-19-2010 at 05:30 PM
    I bought a 9.2 gal kettle with connical botom and drain valve(side). Upgraded from Alu, turkey
    fryer pot to the SS.Worth every penny! Boils better, turns over the hops in the boil more
    evenly. Swirlin...

  • Posted in thread: Broke my hops on 04-16-2010 at 01:12 AM
    Something similar today....Dang Deer took a 3'tr and ate the tip and the leaves leaving the
    leaves at the bottom.I'm going to leave it, hope the arms grow and start a new tip. I had that
    happen last y...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Hop Grower on 04-15-2010 at 01:19 AM
    Large buckets work for many. Holes for drainage in bottom, then stones then good soil all the
    way to the top. Plant one type per bucket/container. or you will never be able to tell what is
    growing whe...

  • Posted in thread: I know another GD squirrels thread !!!!! on 04-15-2010 at 01:14 AM
    1000fps... Hollow point or sharp tip... works like a charm... quiet too!:rockin:

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