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  • Started homebrewing maybe 12-15 years ago. Eventually became brewmaster at a local brewpub in central New Jersey. When that closed, I left that industry. With children, I pretty much stopped brewing. Now I'm getting back into it -- kind of like riding a bike.
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  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-29-2015 at 12:30 PM
    Well now, this would be a good time for me to be a first time winner!

  • Posted in thread: Imperial Farmhouse Ale Questions on 11-15-2015 at 03:43 PM
    Normally for that yeast, I like to ferment a bit warm -- in the mid- to upper- 70's. However,
    with a huge beer like that, I'd try to keep your fermentation temperatures in the 60's,
    otherwise you'll h...

  • Posted in thread: new guild line help on 11-15-2015 at 03:37 PM
    There could be a number of options. Can you give us more information? IBU's, ABV, flavor
    profile, SG, color, hops, etc.? Without knowing more, I'd guess 20A American Porter, but that
    is strictly a gue...

  • Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-07-2015 at 11:22 AM
    I'm in for the Ale Be Back American Brown, all grain.

  • Posted in thread: Keg Connection New Inline Flow Control Valve Giveaway on 10-10-2015 at 01:13 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning question- yeast flavor after 4 weeks on 10-04-2015 at 11:46 AM
    How is the carbonation? Is it possible the yeast wasn't done consuming the priming sugar? Part
    of your cloudiness may also be chill haze. Both the yeast and the chill haze will settle out,
    over time.

  • Posted in thread: Rum Barrel Aged Pumpkin Tripel on 09-13-2015 at 11:35 AM
    I would add a whole bottle. I'm not a rum drinker, so I can't advise you as to what type to
    add. Consider adding it to your boil rather than secondary. This way, you boil off the alcohol
    but retain th...

  • Posted in thread: how long does beer last in a carboy on 09-12-2015 at 10:35 PM
    There's no easy answer to this. It depends on the beer, generally. Higher alcohol beers will
    age better. A honey wheat you probably want to drink younger and fresher.

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop, Cold Crash & Force Carbonate Keg with No Secondary Fermentor on 09-12-2015 at 05:28 PM
    Thanks Hercher that's really helpful!As a follow up after you are finished with the cold crash
    do you rack immediately cold or do you let fermentor sit overnight at room temp so everything
    settles fro...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop, Cold Crash & Force Carbonate Keg with No Secondary Fermentor on 09-12-2015 at 01:06 PM
    With the schedules you have listed, you won't be on the trub long enough to create any
    off-flavors. If you want to speed the process up a little, you can do your second dry hop at
    the same time you co...

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Brody's Brew House Primary: Pumpkin Saison; American Brown Ale( Seconary: Don't use one, generally Kegged: Pumpkin Porter Planned: Either a Porter or a Scottish Strong Ale "For a quart of ale is a dish for a king." - Shakespeare

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