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  • Starting homebrewing in 2001, went to all grain in 2006 and have not looked back. I currently brew on a B3 5 gallon gravity system. I love to write about homebrewing and I have a small printing business on the side that focus on homebrewing shirts.
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    Russian River Temptation Dregs on a Flanders Red Base
    Russian River Supplication Dregs on a Flanders Red Base
    Blackberry Mead (Still)
  • Tap #1: Rye Red IIPA
    Tap #2: Silk Porter
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  • Posted in thread: Blogs we Follow on 12-12-2014 at 03:45 PM
    Outside of what's already been mentioned, my favorites include: great stuff on those as
    well.Thanks for the kind words...

  • Posted in thread: Wine yeast in a beer? on 10-03-2014 at 07:26 PM
    I've played with a couple of wine fermented beers before. Check this out and go and listen to
    the Shay Comfort Brewing Network Session, Lots of information there.

  • Posted in thread: About to pitch Roeselare, have a question! on 10-03-2014 at 04:31 PM
    @2 months you should be fine. I've never noticed any foam or a traditional active fermentation
    when adding a secondary yeast besides a pelicle of some sort

  • Posted in thread: Mini fridge fermenter? on 05-04-2014 at 06:56 PM
    It's hard to find a mini fridge that will work because most have hump at the bottom rear where
    the compressor goes, it really cuts down on space. I've seen people make them work, but only
    after a lot ...

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin for clearing beer on 04-23-2014 at 10:01 PM
    My simple gelatin process is:-Pint of room temp water-add gelatin-heat to 140 or so (remember
    it will continue to warm in the pot, don't go over 155ish)-dump into cold finished (un carb'ed)

  • Posted in thread: Northern Brewer/Midwest Supplies on 09-04-2013 at 09:51 PM
    For the people who were at NHC in Philly, everything was Northern Brewer/Midwest. The room keys
    where split 1/2 and 1/2. All the banners that had Northern Brewer also had Midwest on them.
    They have th...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Recommendation on 08-21-2013 at 11:02 PM
    Start looking at some Saison recipes. The Saaz and the pilsner malt will work great together

  • Posted in thread: San Diego trip, any do not miss beer bars or breweries to visit? on 07-29-2013 at 02:46 PM
    ohhh check out They are the local paper, they have brewery maps etc.

  • Posted in thread: San Diego trip, any do not miss beer bars or breweries to visit? on 07-29-2013 at 02:45 PM
    Well, if money isn't an issue you are going to have a great time. Taxi would be over 100.00
    each way to Stone. Coronado Brewing doesn't have tours but it is a brewpub and they brew behind
    the bar, so ...

  • Posted in thread: San Diego trip, any do not miss beer bars or breweries to visit? on 07-25-2013 at 11:35 PM
    As a homebrewer, the two places you absolutely want to go to are:1. White Labs (Check out one
    of the coolest taprooms in the country)2. Societe Brewing (Not well known but making awesome
    beer)Firmly a...

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