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11-13-2009

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07-26-2014 9:09 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Chicago
  • Extract brewing in the early 1980's then nothing until two years ago when I started to learn about making cider. Slippery slope into all grain (BIAB) and mead.
  • Christmas IPArnSmoked Scottish Wee Heavy
  • CiderrnIPA
  • Chocolate Maple Mead
  • Bottle conditioned ciderrnBourbon Oak CiderrnBIAB Belgian Pale AlernSour SaisonrnFarmhouse ciderrnCherry apple ciderrnRaspberry cyser
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Tepache! on 04-29-2014 at 10:11 PM
    Don't bother with the airlock. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-01-2013 at 03:40 PM
    pick me. pick me.

  • Posted in thread: What is film yeast? on 04-26-2013 at 10:35 AM
    I had some film yeast a couple of years ago because I had too much head space on the carboy
    after primary. I racked it out from underneath the film, gently sulfited, and bottled normally.
    It tasted gr...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas ale suggestions? on 11-09-2012 at 03:42 AM
    I ran this through an online calculator ( and found that as written it was about 110 IBU's!!
    So I made a few changes and got it down to 71. 1/2 oz chinook at 601/2 oz Cascade at 30 1 oz
    Simcoe at 30 ...

  • Posted in thread: 1st Recipe, a Clone, would like opinions on 11-09-2012 at 03:18 AM
    Looks like my kind of beer. Let us know how it goes.

  • Posted in thread: Where's the Bourbon County Stout (BCS) Clones? on 11-09-2012 at 03:07 AM
    subscribed

  • Posted in thread: Christmas ale suggestions? on 11-09-2012 at 03:00 AM
    After tweeking and asking around, here's what we're going to do:8lb american 2 row1 lb crystal
    601 lb carafoam1oz Chinook (11 % % alpha) 60 minutes 1 oz simcoe (14 % Alpha) 30 minutes1 oz
    Cascade (6.2...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas ale suggestions? on 11-07-2012 at 09:18 PM
    My Christmas Ale recipe is basically an October Fest/Marzen with red hots, coriander and light
    clove. The IPA idea could work better though since you don't have enough time to age most big
    beers.I lik...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas ale suggestions? on 11-07-2012 at 09:15 PM
    How much (and what strength) of the spice tea were you thinking?I like flavoring with spice
    tea because I can add as much as I need to get the flavor. I'd probably boil a couple of cloves
    and crushed...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas ale suggestions? on 11-07-2012 at 08:13 PM
    Just starting to sketch a recipe for Christmas ale and am wondering what people think:(only 7
    weeks to christmas so keeping the grain bill light) Looking for an IPA like beer, that doesn't
    need time t...

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