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  • Mike Chittester
  • It's all so great
  • After i first tried dogfish head 60 minute ipa I started reading about how dfh and sam adams got started. I found out about homebrewing and decided i wanted to try.
  • Roese Kriek, Oud Bruin, Milk Chocolate Stout, Grimm R.I.S. 22.6%
  • Hip Hop IPA, Burt (burton ale 2nd runnings),Burton Ale, Wet Hopped RyePA, Multigrain Saison,"Grimm" RIS 18.5%,"Beast" Barleywine" 11%,NB's "Golden Dragon" 10.5%,Chocolate Stout, "Warrior IIPA" 17%rn"Oaked Warrior IIPA" 17%
  • DuBois Pilsner, Test Pilot Pale Ale, Wild American Wheat
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  • Posted in thread: 15-18% ABV Sour on 06-16-2014 at 04:52 PM
    Another option for carbonation (due to the very low finishing pH) is to skip bottle
    conditioning. Ferment dry, force carbonate and bottle with a counter pressure "beer gun".yeah
    i'm not even gonna att...

  • Posted in thread: 15-18% ABV Sour on 06-16-2014 at 01:44 PM
    I had a couple more ideas on this beer and wanted to bounce them off you guys. I think I have
    the sourness taken care of but now i'm wondering about keeping the yeast functional in such an
    acidic envi...

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-08-2014 at 08:16 PM
    I want one of those

  • Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-14-2014 at 12:25 PM
    I like free stuff!! I'm in

  • Posted in thread: Jim Koch eats dry yeast on 04-25-2014 at 06:24 PM
    from what i have read ( it's pretty much all i did today at work) that ADH breaks down the
    alcohol molecule in your stomach. this keeps you from getting drunk/as drunk. the downside is
    that anytime al...

  • Posted in thread: Jim Koch eats dry yeast on 04-25-2014 at 03:31 PM
    from the stomach the pH is around 1-2, the activity of enzymes is typically strongly
    dependent on the pH. Outside of their optimal pH range enzymes generally work much slower or
    not at all.I don't d...

  • Posted in thread: Jim Koch eats dry yeast on 04-25-2014 at 03:06 PM
    i was just about to post it too. I want to know if anyone has tried this. I'm gonna test it out
    this weekend

  • Posted in thread: How much can rhizomes stay alive during shipping? on 04-25-2014 at 02:06 PM
    Awesome! good luck

  • Posted in thread: Brewers near dubois pa. ? on 04-20-2014 at 09:34 PM
    I live just down the hill from Haags, if anyone ants to get together and swap some homebrew PM
    me. I have been hoping to learn from some hands on experience.we definitely want to swap
    homebrews. that'...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-18-2014 at 02:34 PM
    I would like to have this. I would also like a beer

Following Stats
PrimaryLambic (WYeast blend), Local Lambic (spontaneous fermentation), Flanders Red with ECY02, Sour Rye (w/BugCounty) SecondaryFlanders Red, Frambrozen, Grimm V2 Bottled Burton Ale, Wet Hopped IPA, Roese Kriek, "Grimm" RIS 23%, Saison Du Flood,"Warrior" IIPA 17%, "Oaked Warrior" IIPA 17% Kegged Hip Hop IPA, Chocolate Cream Stout