LexusChris

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05-20-2009

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08-17-2014 10:00 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Fishing,games,brewing
  • Car Sales
  • Electronic, Dubstep, EDM, Reggae, Jazz
  • Lord fo the Rings Trilogy, Matrix Trilogy, Tron, V for Vendetta, Star Trek (J.J. Abrams), Star Trek:
  • Game of Thrones, Homeland, Survivor, Deadliest Catch, Wicked Tuna, Californication
  • Wheel of Time series, Chronicles of Tomas Covenant, Dresden Files series, Shannara series
  • Brewcommune.com
  • Started extract brewing back in the early 90's, from a startup kit at a LHBS. Been wanting to go AG for years, and finally jumped in with both feet in April 2009. Bought a 10 gal. boil kettle and converted a 10 gal. Igloo orange cooler with a false bottom for my mash tun. Been brewing an AG brew every month, and loving the new results. Recently upgraded again to a brewstand and 10-gal batches!
  • Lagers.. been doing ales for a decade or two.. time to give lagers some love..
  • American Red Ale .. big & hoppy version of a red
  • Giggling Fee GruitrnMowachaht MetheglinrnCharismatic Blonde AlernSpa Day APA
  • Brewcommune Barrel-Aged Belgian Golden StrongrnCharismatic Blonde AlernSpa Day APA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Orange County, CA
  • CA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-14-2014 at 12:29 AM
    Yes. Pick me!

  • Posted in thread: Intensity of bitterness from whirlpool addition? on 07-17-2014 at 05:11 AM
    IMHO, I do not think you will have any problem with bitterness intensity. Your 5-min Topaz
    addition will contribute the most isomerized alpha-acids, or bitterness.I think you will have
    hop intensity i...

  • Posted in thread: Awful smelling, but ok tasting beer. what gives? on 07-17-2014 at 02:27 AM
    What was your recipe and your brew system?The medicine smell, is it like wet band-aids? That
    can be caused by phenols in the brew.. either from the yeast or from excess chlorine used in
    sanitation.I f...

  • Posted in thread: AG Rye Braggot on 07-15-2014 at 04:06 AM
    I think 5# honey in 5 gallons is dead on, and like the idea of matching this with a rye
    beer.Keep us posted on your results!-_LexusChris

  • Posted in thread: Nottingham Off Flavors? on 07-15-2014 at 04:02 AM
    I have made American Wheats with Notty yeast quite a few times. I usually ferment at 66-67 with
    it, but have not had any off flavors or unusual characteristics... Yeast when stressed can
    produce some ...

  • Posted in thread: English/American hybrid IPA on 07-12-2014 at 07:29 AM
    I just finished a beer which has some similarities... and it came out well!Mine was like
    this:Recipe: Spa Day APAStyle: American Pale AleRecipe
    Specifications--------------------------Boil Size: 13.90...

  • Posted in thread: Please help with certain ingredients. on 07-07-2014 at 05:03 AM
    Beersmith has support for this kind of a search.Although I would say, that with so many easy
    substitutions on ingredients, sometimes you are best searching based upon your most limited
    ingredient, and...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-07-2014 at 04:52 AM
    I'm in. Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe for review on 06-24-2014 at 07:12 AM
    There are lots of ways to approach hop additions, and I am not familiar with this strategy.
    I've never used it. However, I had a few questions in my mind on this..The long flame-out sit
    times, and the...

  • Posted in thread: Water on 06-12-2014 at 07:06 AM
    Distilled water is fine for extract brewing but it is not good for all grain brewing unless you
    are adding brewing salts (e.g. calcium chloride, gypsum, etc.) to get your ions and mash pH to
    the corre...

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