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06-15-2011

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09-10-2012 7:07 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • beer and guns!
  • engineer watchman (norfolk dredging)
  • Cherry IPA
    California Common
  • Empty
  • Chocolate Milk Stout
    Irish Red
  • Custom Imperial IPA (taste like garbage, but drinkable)
  • Honey Weizen (northern brewer kit)
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Chesapeake
  • Virginia

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  • Posted in thread: Black cherry IPA recipe critique and advice on 06-12-2012 at 01:33 AM
    Actually ended up using a can of cherry puree' in secondary and 2 oz of extract in the keg.
    Came out horrible, all you can taste is debittered black malt and hops, not a good combo. A
    little goes a LO...

  • Posted in thread: Heading to Pittsburgh, Philly and Delaware, where could a guy get a drink? on 05-22-2012 at 07:09 AM
    I enjoy going to Washington Street Ale House in Wilmington, DE. It's not a brewpub, but they
    have a great selection of beers on tap and the food is awesome as well. I go everytime I go up
    there.

  • Posted in thread: adding a fruit flavor on 05-04-2012 at 09:31 PM
    this is good advice. i just did one where i added 4oz and it wasnt enough, so i added more
    (another bottle, all at once, yeah i know) and i over did it.I did the same thing last week.
    Couldn't taste a...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp... how big of a deal is it? on 04-10-2012 at 01:42 AM
    again, thanks everybody! ton of useful info on that link

  • Posted in thread: Calibrating Blichmann Brewmometers on 04-10-2012 at 01:37 AM
    apreciate the good info! yea i saw the screw on the back of the thermometer head after i
    posted, got it going. And luckily where I'm at here in VA we are about 10 feet above sea level,
    so I should be ...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp... how big of a deal is it? on 04-08-2012 at 07:46 PM
    Remember MALTMoreAlcoholLowerTemperatureDid you go high or low? Either way, you'll have
    beer.andWent high, was supposed to be 150, ended up at 154. Not real worried was just wondering
    if the taste wou...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp... how big of a deal is it? on 04-08-2012 at 07:27 PM
    Call me a little on the ignorant side, but what are the effects of various mash temps? Does it
    really affect taste that greatly? Sorry if this has been posted before, just wondering 'cause i
    missed my...

  • Posted in thread: Calibrating Blichmann Brewmometers on 04-08-2012 at 07:20 PM
    Got a 15 Gal Boilermaker a few weeks ago, and to my understanding there was supposed to be a
    calibration procedure outlined in the box, but it didnt come with one. Anyone know anything
    about this? My ...

  • Posted in thread: Who's doing an Easter brew?? on 04-08-2012 at 05:36 PM
    doing Dry Dock Paragon Apricot Blonde. Was going to do it yesterday, but i was tired after
    brewing the Irish Red so i cold crashed the yeast starter and started today. Gorgeous day
    today, too here in ...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 04-07-2012 at 06:04 PM
    Brewing NB's Irish Red all grain and I am also gonna brew NB's Dry Dock Apricote Blonde. Im a
    little under my mash temp of 153 for the Red, but it will be awight (drinking my citrus wheat
    in the proce...

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