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  • Former home brewer (less than 10 batches via extract) over 15 years ago, deciding to get back into the game for good. rnrnAlso a BBQ (home) pit master.
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  • Former extract brewer in the 90's, picked brewing back up in 2010, but focusing on All Grain with an occasional partial mash here and there.rnrnUse a new 10 gallon Rubbermaid cooler all grain system. Still bottle, but working on a kegging system for Summer '13.
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  • Posted in thread: New York City 2014 NHC First Round on 04-09-2014 at 02:38 PM
    Thanks! Just edited my post, obviously meant bottle conditioned not bottle fermented. Brain

  • Posted in thread: First Ribbon on 04-08-2014 at 03:21 PM

  • Posted in thread: First Ribbon on 04-07-2014 at 07:46 PM
    Whoo! Won my first ribbon this weekend with a 2nd place in Amber Hybrid category at the Ocean
    State Homebrew Competition in RI! :ban: My California Common scored a 37.5! Have not done many
    comps but d...

  • Posted in thread: So what score in a contest would you consider disappointing? on 04-07-2014 at 03:37 PM
    Have only done a few competitions before and my beers scored in mid to low 20's, but I was just
    looking for feedback so it did not really bother me that much, plus one time I sent a 8 month
    old coconu...

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning/sanitizing new beer lines on 04-07-2014 at 03:13 PM
    Thanks for your reply.You're welcome. FYI, if you have not used a beer line cleaner before,
    after you use, you need to flush the line with water, and then use the Starsan.

  • Posted in thread: New York City 2014 NHC First Round on 04-07-2014 at 03:09 PM
    Still waiting on NY NHC score, but the California Common I entered scored a 37.5 at Ocean State
    Homebrew Competition in RI this week for 2nd place in Amber Hybrid, so fingers crossed! Was
    surprised be...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 04-03-2014 at 05:13 PM
    After all the discussion on Conan, has anyone tried the BYO Heady clone using the WLP013
    (London Yeast) they have in their ingredients??? It seems like the exact opposite (low
    attenuation) of what's n...

  • Posted in thread: BYO Vermont Recipes from Oct 2013 Issue on 04-03-2014 at 04:58 PM
    For those with BeerSmith, attached is a .bsmx file with the 6 Vermont beers from that issue of
    BYO. The recipes have been scaled to 70% efficiency based on my system versus the 65% BYO
    efficiency. Jus...

  • Posted in thread: Lager yeast viability question on 04-03-2014 at 03:45 PM
    Also when using a stir plate, you don't always seen a krausen as it gets stirred back into the
    mix, plus being lager yeast, thus bottom fermenting yeast, you probably would have not gotten
    one anyway.

  • Posted in thread: Acceptable lager temperature band in CT on 04-03-2014 at 03:39 PM
    Problem with outside is you will have temperature fluctuations. You may have daytime temps in
    the 50's but then temp in the 30's at night or you could have 5 days of 50's and the get a 70
    degree day. ...

We are Boston Strong! Primary - Empty Secondary - Empty Kegged - Heady or Not Here I Come (Heady Topper clone). Bottled - California Common (2nd place, 2014 OSHC).