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    ABOUT ME

  • Denver, CO
  • Drums,snowboarding,mountain biking
  • Product Development
  • 70's progressive
  • Black comedies
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  • Started in 1994. Stopped in 1996, started again in 2007. All grain brewer.
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  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: I'm heading to France, what should I drink? on 06-09-2009 at 06:19 PM
    If you happen to be in Paris, check out this place:La Gueuze, Paris, restaurant quartier latin,
    la gueuze bar à bières quartier latin à Paris.

  • Posted in thread: Do any of you just mostly use buckets for fermenting? on 05-27-2009 at 06:19 PM
    Buckets rule for all the reasons you stated. Just use a sponge to clean (right after they are
    emptied) and they will last. I only use glass for lagering.

  • Posted in thread: Unconventional uses of Belgian yeast? on 05-25-2009 at 02:10 PM
    I just brewed a Belgian IPA yesterday:67% Pils14% Wheat Malt5% Biscuit Malt5% Honey Malt9%
    SucroseWLP500Simcoe @ FWH, Amarillo at 30, 20, and 10 min. Will dry hop with Simcoe, AmarilloOG
    = 1061BU:GU =...

  • Posted in thread: help with 3 philosophers on 05-23-2009 at 04:07 PM
    Randy Thiel from Ommegang is interviewed on The Brewing Network, Sunday Session. I think its
    from '07 so scroll down a bit and look for Ommegang in the title. He talks about 3
    Philosophers.

  • Posted in thread: WL East Coast Ale Yeast - Who has a good all grain recipe for this yeast? on 05-16-2009 at 09:12 PM
    The yeast is from Sam Adams according to Yeast Strains. Never used it, but if its tart in
    character, I'd keep the IBUs on the lower side (30-40). Use a flavor/aroma hop that is more
    flowery/spicy (lik...

  • Posted in thread: Dryhopping in primary on 05-11-2009 at 06:22 PM
    I throw 1 oz. of pellets in the primary on day 4, stirring gently. I stir again on day 7 and on
    day 10, again gently with a sanitized spoon. I've done this on 4 brews now and has worked very
    well for ...

  • Posted in thread: Long day with stuck Witbier mash on 05-10-2009 at 04:52 PM
    I had this problem too when I did a wit. I didn't add rice hulls until I realized I needed
    them. In the end, what finally helped me was allowing the mash to settle for 30 minutes prior
    to sparging and...

  • Posted in thread: Zero Gravity IPA help needed on 05-04-2009 at 12:49 AM
    Ask to grind the grain yourself. I always have at my LHBS. Don't they trust their customers?
    How does the beer taste?? If its OK, you could brew a high gravity, high hop beer next, ferment
    it out and ...

  • Posted in thread: Fly Sparging Question on 05-04-2009 at 12:40 AM
    Everyone's system is different. Shoot for one pint per minute into the boil pot, maximum while
    maintaining 1-2 inches of water above the grain. Don't let the grain go dry! Like the guy
    above, 60-90 mi...

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