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    ABOUT ME

  • Beer
  • Mike
  • Rock, (hard & punk), Jazz
  • JE, (froggyfrog), got me into brewing. Or maybe I made him allow me to participate. It's hazy, at best. Either way, I jumped straight into all-grain, and have never stopped to look back. I have no fear of trying new things, doing things slightly "against the rules", don't give two sh*ts about "what some book says", and am willing to put anything into a beer, just to see what becomes of it. I brew what I drink, and fortunately, I make some rather good beer, except for those couple of batches that I hated, and some of the rest of you really liked. You know who you are, and I thank you for drinking them.
  • Munich/Smaragd SMaSH Lager, Pumpkin Barleywine, Russian Imperial Stout, Southern Brown Ale, Pina Colada IPA, Hobbit Beer, Octoberfest, Weizenbock, Belgian Strong Dark
  • IPA, Double Coffee Stout, American Barleywine, English Barleywine, Saison, Tomato Saison, Belgian Dubbel, IPA
  • Orange Blossom Mead
  • American Wheat
  • Male
  • Married
  • Landisville
  • Pennsylvania

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Back in love on 02-19-2017 at 09:52 PM
    cut-off shorts and steely dan in the garage? This thread is useless without pics! ;)welcome
    back to the 70's!ftfy

  • Posted in thread: Sunday Morning Setlist on 02-19-2017 at 01:57 PM
    I'll be taking this Sunday off from music. Last night I went to see August Burns Red,
    (hometown-last-night-of-the-tour show), and my hearing is wrecked this morning. Looking forward
    to things clearing...

  • Posted in thread: Why is my Mead so dry? on 02-18-2017 at 06:28 PM
    In theory, 1.138 is the OG for 4 pounds per gallon. That is what I assume based upon honey's
    predicted pppg. It is not measured with a hydrometer. You could pull 5 samples
    pre-fermentation, and if you...

  • Posted in thread: Why is my Mead so dry? on 02-18-2017 at 12:40 PM
    Okay, so your problem is your starting gravity is not what you think it was.It was obvious to
    me, because I make meads with 4 pounds per gallon, so they finish around ~14% and about 1.030.
    Honey has a...

  • Posted in thread: site improvement on 02-16-2017 at 12:04 AM
    I think it's great that someone is saying something good about the change. Soooo much
    complaining when it happened. It was a good change, though.

  • Posted in thread: Drain the Keg! - It's Our White House Garage Sale! on 02-15-2017 at 11:46 PM
    Thanks! I made damn good use of this sale.

  • Posted in thread: American Pale Ale hop combos on 02-15-2017 at 11:37 PM
    Cascade and CTZ, with a respectable amount of crystal malt to round it out a little better,
    like an older style pale ale.

  • Posted in thread: Keezer: Outer collar vs no outer collar on 02-15-2017 at 11:02 PM
    Some may say extra insulation, but the R value of wood is crap, so it's certainly not worth the
    price, other than for decorative purposes.

  • Posted in thread: Fellowship of the Drink IV: I'm out of Lord of the Rings Puns on 02-15-2017 at 10:56 PM
    I'm on it like stink on ****.Already bought the glassware. Woot!

  • Posted in thread: TINSETH v. RAGER on 02-15-2017 at 02:10 AM
    Nah, I'm very lazy. I memorize and express conclusions, but forget supporting details. It's a
    fault of mine, and for this I do apologize. But since we are now exchanging advice:All info on
    the interwe...

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