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03-05-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Richmond, VA
  • playing mucic,djing,and now brewing beer
  • Sign Installation
  • Hugh Brooks
  • electronic, hip-hop(underground), or what ever makes me feel good at the time
  • Family Guy, The Office, The Simpsons, Trailer Park Boys
  • Beer Captured, How to Brew, Brew Like a Monk, Radical Brewing
  • JRHB
  • I got in to homebrewing just by stopping in my local homebrew shop one day while on the road for work. Looked around the store and went to tell my friends about what I had seen. Come to find out a good friend of mine had been thinking about doing a homebrew. So a friend from work and my other buddy decide to all throw in together to get an equipment kit and some ingridients. We all get home to my house and start brewing. This was an english nut brown extract kit with some specialty grains. We had a blast! I immediately upgraded with another equipment kit to a glass primary and secondary fermenter. Now I have a partial mash nut brown ale ferminting. Since I now own a kit myself and a partial owner of another one I am looking foward to having more than one type of beer going at a time.
  • Anything that has a whole hell of a lot of hops and everything else too. I love brewing beer!
  • Coffee stout
  • Dead Guy Ale clone
    Hoppy London IPA
  • English Nut brown Ale (extact with specialty grain),
    English Nut Brown Ale (PM),
    Belgian Wit (PM) :),
    Big Sky Amber Ale (PM)
    Ipswich Oatmeal stout (slightly altered, very yummy)
    Bells 2 Hearted clone :(
    APA
    Bells 2 Heart clone:)
    Maharaja clone
    Barleywine
    Honey DIPA
    London IPA
    APA3
    IPA
    Gumballhead clone
    Export Stout
    and the list goes on and on
  • none
  • Male
  • In a Relationship

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  • Posted in thread: Another effeciency thread :( on 07-14-2010 at 09:21 PM
    it is hard to guess what your efficiency will be the first time around. What type of set up are
    you using for a mash tun? Do you have a false bottom or a manifold? Are you going to fly sparge
    or batch...

  • Posted in thread: How does YOUR Barley Crusher adjust? on 03-18-2010 at 03:30 AM
    is that offer to send the instructions for the barley crusher still good? I would love to get a
    copy. I just bought one used from someone getting out of brewing. I want to check and set the
    gap on the...

  • Posted in thread: nugget nectar on 02-07-2010 at 02:59 PM
    cool! thanx for the post that looks like one of the best clone recipes I have seen for the NN.
    I will probally use that with some slight modification. Once we make our clone and see how it
    turns out I...

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-07-2010 at 02:55 PM
    we have stepped up our bottle cleaning to eliminate any possiblity of that. We even bought a
    fancy bottle sprayer to help clean them

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-07-2010 at 02:53 PM
    usally brew in the same place. We have made probally 50 beers or more and it has only turned up
    in about 4 maybe 5 of them. We have gone through our routine several times to figure out what
    is wrong. ...

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-06-2010 at 03:05 AM
    we filter the water before we use it.

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-05-2010 at 10:07 PM
    usally ferment around 69-70 F.

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-05-2010 at 10:06 PM
    liquid yeast. usually wlp001. we always make a starter with a stir plate.

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-04-2010 at 10:07 PM
    we use star san like we always have. We have not changed the way do things either it is really
    weird that it is random from batch to batch. It makes it a lot harder to figure out the problem
    really is...

  • Posted in thread: rubbery aroma? on 02-04-2010 at 07:11 PM
    A couple of my friends and I brew together and we have made a lot of beer over the coarse of o
    year. We have had great success making good beer. Recently though we have had a few batches
    come out with...

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