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07-19-2010

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11-13-2011 2:12 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Virginia
  • In search of the Ultimate Beer.
  • Music,Camping,Hiking,Climbing,Good Food,and Great Beer
  • Grad Student
  • John
  • Too many types to list, just ask!
  • Action/Comedies.
  • Arrested Development, Wipeout, Weeds, The Deadliest Catch
  • Calvin and Hobbes
  • I am currently just getting into home brewing. I have loved beer for years now, and recently got heavy into the craft beer scene. For my senior design project for my B.S. in chemical engineering, we were tasked with designing a microbrewery. Combined with my love of beer, brewing for real was the next logical step!
  • The sky is the limit - I'll be starting off with something simple, just to get the hang of things the first time around. Maybe an ale?
  • TBD
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  • Posted in thread: The Quest for the Ultimate Beer on 07-29-2010 at 07:17 PM
    Thanks for all the feedback, thoughts like these will really help improve the site for everyone
    in the future - and that's the ultimate goal. In the meantime, feel free to stick around make
    your voice...

  • Posted in thread: Ready to Start, a few questions on 07-29-2010 at 07:14 PM
    [...]Oh and the most important thing_ PICKING YOUR FIRST RECIPIE...[...]Is there such thing as
    an "easier" recipe and/or style to simplify your life as a beginner?

  • Posted in thread: The Quest for the Ultimate Beer on 07-26-2010 at 06:49 PM
    Thanks for the feedback, we do appreciate it. I will agree that our choices were somewhat
    influenced by geographic availabilities, but we do intend to branch out to further, and
    less-available-to-us b...

  • Posted in thread: The Quest for the Ultimate Beer on 07-26-2010 at 05:40 PM
    I wanted to introduce you to a new site, Brewlimination.com. As the name suggests, it's a
    beer-related website, and I figured that fellow lovers of fine craft beer might appreciate it.
    The primary goa...

  • Posted in thread: Ready to Start, a few questions on 07-26-2010 at 02:21 PM
    [...] I'd start with a super deluxe kit(deluxe with kegging if you want to avoid bottleing all
    together). It comes with everything you need, including a great intro book and a wort
    chiller...as well a...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at DIY Projects.. on 07-23-2010 at 07:11 PM
    This post made me immediately go check out the DIY forum. I really had no say in the matter, I
    had to...

  • Posted in thread: Greetings from VA on 07-23-2010 at 03:27 PM
    Seems like there's a decent Virginia representation, good to know, and thanks for the great
    welcome!

  • Posted in thread: DogFish Head 120 Minute & WWS on 07-22-2010 at 08:47 PM
    The 90 minute is exceptional. Once I moved to an area that carries it, I sort of stopped
    picking up the 60. Maybe sometime I'll have have a 60 and 90 back to back to compare. To me,
    the 120 is more li...

  • Posted in thread: Charlottesville, Va on 07-22-2010 at 08:29 PM
    I had a day-stop in Charlottesville last winter. We accidentally found an Irish Pub (McGrady's
    I think, from Google Maps) that was pretty decent. I have no idea how it compares to anything
    else in the...

  • Posted in thread: Chicago area brew pubs on 07-22-2010 at 08:26 PM
    I've enjoyed the several times I've been to Goose Island, both food and beer. The roof-top deck
    on the Rock Bottom downtown was a nice way to take a break in the middle of the afternoon. Only
    having v...

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