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    ABOUT ME

  • Castle Rock, CO
  • Network Engineer
  • Rock Hoppers Brew Club
  • I got into HB because I am a beer snob and figured the best way to get what I like is to make my own. :)
  • Belgian Dubble,
    Pale Summer Ale
  • Jake's Oatmeal Milk Stout,
    Apple Cider
  • Scottish Not So Wee Heavy
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Belgian yeast strains. on 06-23-2013 at 10:56 PM
    Interesting. I may go the route of starting with the wlp500 and adding the Saison yeast later
    in the fermentation then. Maybe ferment the wort with wlp500, rack the beer, then add the candi
    sugar and ...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian yeast strains. on 06-23-2013 at 05:56 PM
    I'm planning on brewing a Belgian golden ale and was thinking of combining wlp500 (Trappist)
    with wlp568 (Saison blend). I planned on starting fermentation around 68 and letting it ramp up
    naturally. ...

  • Posted in thread: ISO - NG Dancing Man Wheat recipe on 06-23-2013 at 05:47 PM
    I've made some attempts to clone this beer and have gotten pretty close. You can see my recipe
    here: you! That gives me a great starting point.

  • Posted in thread: ISO - NG Dancing Man Wheat recipe on 06-14-2013 at 11:14 PM
    Unfortunately, I don't even know where to start. I've never been a huge fan of wheat beers, so
    I've never brewed one. But I agree, it's an amazingly excellent beer! I know a lot of great
    brewers here ...

  • Posted in thread: ISO - NG Dancing Man Wheat recipe on 06-14-2013 at 05:17 AM
    We take a yearly vacation to Wisconsin to enjoy the Dells and when I'm in state, I make it a
    point to drink as much of the good local beer as possible. Typically, I'm not a big fan of
    wheat beers, but...

  • Posted in thread: Old hops on 05-21-2013 at 05:52 AM
    Long story short, we moved houses and downsized about 3.5 years ago. Until recently, I didn't
    have a place to brew and so have been on an extended hiatus. Prior to moving, I purchased about
    5 lbs of v...

  • Posted in thread: A new wrinkle in the Fly vs Batch debate: FWH on 07-27-2009 at 04:17 PM
    I drain my tun into my kettle and immediately put it on low heat. Then I batch sparge x 2 with
    little waiting (but lots of stirring), also draining into the kettle.From opening my ball valve
    for the f...

  • Posted in thread: Right hop variety? on 05-19-2009 at 04:28 PM
    I have to second david's opinion. Those are the wrong type of hops for what you are trying to
    do. The tettnang and hallertau are going to go far better with something darker as a bittering
    hop (think ...

  • Posted in thread: Oatmeal Milk Stout - Extract -> AG on 05-19-2009 at 03:32 PM
    I brewed an oatmeal milk stout in January and it turned out quite well. However, it was an
    extract/partial-mash recipe and I'd like to do an AG version of it. I'm in the process now of
    converting the ...

  • Posted in thread: Would long term secondary help with this? on 05-18-2009 at 02:13 PM
    What temp did you steep your grains at? How long has it been in Primary? What is the
    fermentation temp?One thing to keep in mind is that Wyeast American Ale is a med-low
    flocculation yeast, as such, i...

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