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03-24-2010

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09-01-2013 10:55 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • colma
  • started brewing 2009
    growing hops 2010
    growing barley (i hope) 2010
    only partial mash so far
  • gardenening & high
    power rockets
  • auto mech
  • mike
  • rock
  • pulp fiction, red october
  • northern exposure,
  • tripoli, golden gate goats
  • I learned from another person at our community garden, growing his own hops and made 10 gals of all grain at the garden.
    He gave me a couple of samples that he made, as good as any I have ever bought.
    1 month later I started my first batch of partial mash a simple pale ale. So far I have made 7 batches all different. I even tried root beer. bought 2 used 5 gal kegs, now I need to build a jockey box. When it first became legal in Ca. my dad and his friend made bad tasting beer in about 10 days.
  • all grain with my own hops and grain
  • none
  • Imperial Calif. common brewed on 12 25 2009
    wheat beer
    red ale

    all should be ready around April
  • Calif. common
    and root beer
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: I want to create a recipe using what I already have on 09-01-2013 at 03:55 PM
    I have 50# of pale and 50# of munich and want to use them up as much as possible I want to use
    the wet hops as they are ready to pick. I also have wlp 840 american lager yeast on hand and
    may do a 5 g...

  • Posted in thread: I want to create a recipe using what I already have on 09-01-2013 at 03:06 AM
    I have pale malt, munich malt, fresh (will pick while mashing) cascade hops, and fresh golding
    hops and white labs wpl 041 pacific coast yeast. I am looking for recipe ideas with these as
    the main ing...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 05:53 PM
    looks to be better than the old bottle brush

  • Posted in thread: Home Malting and Kilning on 05-13-2011 at 07:15 PM
    Johney's seeds sells two row in 1, 5. and 25 pound amounts. Harvesting and threshing by hand is
    time consuming. check out the brewers garden it has method for malting in 5 lb batches

  • Posted in thread: Purple Hops on 04-14-2011 at 07:51 PM
    buds for you

  • Posted in thread: Going to San Francisco for a week. Need suggestions. on 08-26-2010 at 05:50 PM
    Too late for this year but if you come back I would recommend Speakeasy, The Beach Chalet in
    Golden Gate Park and If you like your Beer and lots of it Do not miss the tour at Anchor Steam
    (FREE, but r...

  • Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-24-2010 at 06:08 PM
    Way Cool! I am in the threshing stage. I will be malting as soon as the temp. gets cooler Thank
    for the info and pictures. I think this will really help. I still have another plot fo Barley
    growing sh...

  • Posted in thread: Annual toasting of the bines in progress. on 08-24-2010 at 05:47 PM
    What type are you growing?I planted 14 types this spring. I am by the coast near SF CA. Some
    never sprouted , old risonmes + too small, Some are barely growing while others (Fuggle,
    Cascade, Goldings,...

  • Posted in thread: What to do with all those Hops on 06-24-2010 at 05:41 PM
    I have been pouring the trub? on my ferns near the front door and they have never ever looked
    so good. smells good too. :) Mike

  • Posted in thread: new bottles with premanent labels(painted) on 03-25-2010 at 07:42 PM
    Does anyone have a source for custom painted bottles? I want to make my on design but want the
    labels to be permanant like Corona or Speak Easy bottles.I would buy up to 500. Mike

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