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  • Student at University of Nebraska
  • Gavin Smith
  • My girlfriends dad got me into home brewing. I didn't realize how much fun and rewarding it was till I made my first batch with him, I've been hooked ever since.
  • Westvleteran 12 Clone
  • Raspberry Lager,
    Sweet Blueberry Mead,
    JOAM 'Joes Ancient Orange Mead',
  • Chocolate Mead aka "Liquid Sex",
    Strawberry-Rhubarb Mead,
    Strawberry Vanilla Mead,
  • Peach Glitter Mead,
    Smooth Nut Brown Ale,
    Pumpkin Ale,
    Chocolate Stout,
    Homemade Root Beer
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  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 06:18 PM
    Mine! ;)

  • Posted in thread: 1st mead on 05-16-2011 at 08:08 AM
    Very nice, hopefully I have similar luck with my current meads.

  • Posted in thread: Questions on my 'Liquid Sex Chocolate Mead'? on 05-10-2011 at 07:31 PM
    Matrix4b that sounds good, I'll add the vanilla beans and look at adding some oak chips (which
    I've been interested in doing to previous meads, just never actually did it), smoothing this
    mead out is ...

  • Posted in thread: Questions on my 'Liquid Sex Chocolate Mead'? on 05-10-2011 at 07:04 AM
    I do want a sweeter mead, but I'll take Daedolon's advice and give the cocoa to mellow. From
    what I've read the cocoa is the hardest to mellow out, which is why a year or year and a half
    bulk aging is...

  • Posted in thread: Questions on my 'Liquid Sex Chocolate Mead'? on 05-08-2011 at 08:43 PM
    First the recipe:1/25/115 gallon batch12lbs honey16oz Unsweetened Hershey Chocolate powder2
    packs of D-47 Yeast 3 Teaspoons of yeast energizer OG-I forgot to take a brain

  • Posted in thread: AG chocolate honey porter on 05-08-2011 at 04:52 AM
    bump...inchrisin, how did this come out. I saw this recipe for an extract brew and I'm looking
    to try it. The OG was lower in the book however, 1.063 to be exact. Just wondering what you
    thought of it...

  • Posted in thread: Using Candi Syrup as priming sugar? on 05-04-2011 at 06:00 AM
    Okay so I just picked up some D2 Candi Syrup 1 pound. I want to use it as priming sugar in the
    Westvleteran 12 Clone I'm brewing. So how much should I use? Whoever has had a Westy 12 knows
    the head is...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteran 12 Clone recipe on 05-02-2011 at 02:27 AM
    Okay so I did the brew...I'm not sure what I did but my OG came out 1.060. I wasn't expecting
    perfection even after all this help and study from BLAM. The color is 30-34 SRM. I don't know
    if that's cl...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Question on 04-27-2011 at 01:15 AM
    That sounds good barrooze man. After I read your post I just decided to pitch the yeast at
    1.020. Thanks for the help an reassurance.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Question on 04-26-2011 at 10:52 PM
    Okay so I used 2L of water which I brought to a boil, then added a little less than 1 cup of
    Briess Golden Light DME. My problem is, I checked the SG level and it's 1.020, way less than I
    thought it w...