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    ABOUT ME

  • Microbiologist by training, brewer by necessity!
  • Musician,BBQ,Beer and Mead Making!
  • Cancer Researcher
  • Bray Denard
  • That would be a tie between New Orleans Funk, Djent/Metal, and Blues.
  • Sir Bigby 1600's Mead, Ed's Red Senior, Io Golden Strong Ale (My House Ale), Bray's Fast Belgian Mead (1388 is the key)
  • Belgian Ale Mead Experiment, Ames Farm "Put on your Bigboy Pants" Sack Mead (SG 1.16!)
  • Tupelo Mead, Meadowfoam Mead
  • Flowery Kilt Scottish Strong Ale, Blackcurrant Melomel, Orange Blossom Mead, Ale Yeast Mead Experiment, Braggot, Cyser, JAO Mead
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 07-13-2014 at 12:55 AM
    Agreed. Maybe bump up the nutrients a bit to be sure the yeast are happy. Better brewing
    through science!

  • Posted in thread: Clone Batch! HELP!! on 07-12-2014 at 02:57 PM
    Upon doing some research, Dansk uses Heather honey. Good luck on finding or affording that.
    Most posts claim this is a sweet mead, but the sweetness is well hidden by the spices and
    alcohol. Apparentl...

  • Posted in thread: Clone Batch! HELP!! on 07-12-2014 at 12:13 PM
    I haven't tasted this one to help you out. I see ginger and hops are there and it's 19%. Was it
    sweet or dry? Did you take a gravity reading to get the FG? Please give any details or level of
    ginger s...

  • Posted in thread: First batch/first post (apple pie mead) on 07-10-2014 at 11:50 PM
    Punching your numbers into my brewpal software puts your SG ~1.09. Max ABV would be 11.3%.
    EC1118 won't have any problem taking it dry. You probably took the reading while it was still
    hot which gives...

  • Posted in thread: Tasmanian Pepperberry BOMM on 07-10-2014 at 11:09 PM
    Day 211.018. It's slowly fermenting down. It's still very tasty without any fusels despite the
    fact it is struggling to ferment with the pepperberries. I wish I could stabilize and stop
    here. Effin' a...

  • Posted in thread: Ames Farm BOMM on 07-10-2014 at 11:05 PM
    Day 21Gravity 1.000. The lavender and rosemary are in full force. I decided to rack off the
    spices so it can start to mellow out. Also, I began cold crashing. This will be nice on a hot
    summer afterno...

  • Posted in thread: Meadowfoam BOMM on 07-10-2014 at 11:00 PM
    Day 21Gravity back to 1.008. Quite tasty! I hope it stops here!Turns out meadowfoam needs some
    sweetness. The backbone of the marshmallow flavor is bitter without sweetness. With sweetness,
    it is mars...

  • Posted in thread: Sam Adams Cold Snap Clone? on 07-10-2014 at 04:02 PM
    Wow. I don't see why they would lie. It must be trace because I can't detect it at all!Better
    brewing through science!

  • Posted in thread: Sam Adams Cold Snap Clone? on 07-10-2014 at 03:05 AM
    Having brewed with lots of hibiscus, I can say with 100% certainty that it is not in this beer.
    Grain of paradise, maybe. But definitely not hibiscus. Better brewing through science!

  • Posted in thread: Tips for bottling 1 gallon batches on 07-10-2014 at 03:03 AM
    It's mead, not beer. Oxidation is not an issue. Better brewing through science!

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