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  • Brewing,hiking/camping,music,collecting mushrooms and other wild edibles
  • archaeologist
  • Grateful Dead, Zappa, bluegrass (brew-grass?), anything played with feeling by real musicians!
  • Post Office Pale Ale (house beer)
  • Irish Red Ale, Black RyePA
  • nothing that requires "secondary-ing" for now
  • Hopsomoxoa IPA, oatmeal stout, a few bottles of this and that...
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Glendie (outside Fredericksburg)
  • VA


  • Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-29-2013 at 03:13 PM

  • Posted in thread: Need help with bar name on 04-22-2013 at 08:17 PM
    The Wellhead

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Breakfast Beers on 04-18-2013 at 08:23 PM
    Old Rasputin RIS. Preferably with a shot of good bourbon. Birthday tradition.

  • Posted in thread: To pitch or not to pitch?! on 04-11-2013 at 05:15 PM
    No need to pitch. Just add priming solution and bottle. There are still plenty of yeast in
    there- they're just asleep. A little priming sugar will be like the smell of frying bacon for
    them- they'll w...

  • Posted in thread: Iron Maiden beer on 04-05-2013 at 05:53 PM
    Iron Maiden beer?! Excellent! (*does air guitar*) :rockin:

  • Posted in thread: Competent Wort Chiller on 04-05-2013 at 03:49 AM
    Build your own for about 1/2 the price of buying one. Make a coil (lots of info out there on
    the details of the how-to), slip silicone tubing right over the inlet and outlet ends, and
    secure with a co...

  • Posted in thread: English on 04-04-2013 at 02:18 PM
    Do you know where on earth is the closest dialect to Shakespearean English is found? The east
    coast of canadaA similar dialect is still spoken on Tangier Island, Virginia.

  • Posted in thread: Well water? on 04-03-2013 at 05:40 PM
    There are no inherent downsides to well water in general- it just depends on the mineral
    content. My well water is great for drinking, but I don't use it for brewing because it has a
    high iron content...

  • Posted in thread: Wort splashing on 04-02-2013 at 03:05 PM
    Splashing is okay pre-fermentation, as in while transferring to the fermenter, which is what I
    assume you mean. In fact, it will help to aerate/oxygenate the wort, which is good for your
    little yeasti...

  • Posted in thread: Morels on 03-29-2013 at 01:00 PM
    Avid collector here, and not just morels. There are a handful of species of wild edibles that
    will keep you eating mushrooms from April to November if you know what to look for. With all
    the moisture ...

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