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  • Seattle
  • Brewing,Racquetball
  • Nirvana, Foo Fighters
  • Fight Club, Forrest Gump, Juno
  • The Office, 30 Rock, Family Guy, Life
  • The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, Designing Great Beers (Daniels), The Brewer's Companion (Mosher)
  • I've brewed 19 batches in 2008, prior to which I never brewed. I caught the bug...I brew on a constantly expanding 12 gallon system on three keggles I've acquired from New Belgium. I also recently acquired a plate chiller, a hot side pump, and a couple of Perlick Forward sealing taps for the kegging system I have set up.

    I've seen the light and am never turning back!
  • Imperial Pumpkin Ale (fermented in a pumpkin and served at Thanksgiving Dinner), Raspberry Brown Ale, Belgian Spiced Christmas Ale
  • Pumpkin Saison, Pumpkin Wit
  • Sweet Raspberry Peach Mead
    Sour Schwarzbier (in a cask at New Belgium)
    3 Barleywines
    Imperial Stout
  • 011 - Big Bid Tripel
    008 - Tension Tamer Mead
    003 - Sweet Raspberry Mead
    001 - F I R E M E A D
    Ginger Mead
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  • Posted in thread: Converting a Keg on 03-03-2010 at 06:12 AM
    I've found that the angle grinder works best. There is a great article here:

  • Posted in thread: Clementine's Molasses Porter on 11-13-2008 at 07:09 PM
    Batch # 007 - Clementine's Molasses PorterLast brewed on March 03 2008Ingredients: * 11.5 lb
    Pale Ale Malt * 1 lb Crystal 60 Malt * 0.75 lb Chocolate Malt * 0.34 lb Black Patent Malt * 1
    Cup Blackstra...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Raspberry Mead on 11-13-2008 at 06:54 PM
    This is my second attempt at a mead to try and quench my unending thirst for an elixir fit for
    the gods. Brew Date: Nov. 29, 2007 Volume: 2.5 GallonsIngredients: * 12 lb Raspberry Blossom
    Honey * 60 o...

  • Posted in thread: How can I get more head? on 01-18-2008 at 06:45 PM
    Thx all - I'll avoid JD on this next batch and see how it comes out.Don't just avoid the JD.
    If you are still going to run the bottles through the dishwasher, don't use any soap. However,
    it's much e...