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    ABOUT ME

  • Boise, ID
  • Beer,Scotch,Whiskey,Playing Guitar,Hunting,Playing with my dog Whiskey,COD4
  • Graphic Designer
  • Derek Panzarello
  • I love acoustic fingerpicking guitar i.e. Leo Kottke, Bluegrass, classic rock, anybody that can play
  • 300, Gladiator, Shooter, Forrest Gump, John Wayne movies, too many to list
  • Survivor, Hells Kitchen, food network
  • OF COURSE Charlie's book! Steinbeck stuff
    Tim O'Brien
  • I have always HATED science and math, but since I have a love for beer (a passionate love for beer), I have come full circle! My friend and I just thought home brewing would be a hoot and bought a starter kit at a local shop.
    We started with a partial mash recipe that was suppose to clone Mac & Jack's African Amber. Well... let's say we learned a lot from that experience. The beer came out really good, but NOTHING like what we were shooting for!
    Then came a recipe that we slightly modified for a Honey Brown - it turned out great.
    And the last beer we made was a recipe that was totally from scratch for a Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Stout. I will just say that it will be DAMN hard to top that beer! Everyone that tries it says that we should be selling - it came out that good!
  • Fresh Hop IPA, Oatmeal Stout
  • Mac & Jacks African Amber
  • Trial by Okto Oktoberfest
  • I Can't Believe It's Not Cream Ale
    SNPA Clone
    Toasted Tongue IPA
    An Inknvenient Klsch
    Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar Clone
  • Bully Wheat Clone
    Augustus Amber
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Brew Pal software in the iTunes App Store on 07-24-2012 at 09:20 PM
    Did he make any changes? It's still is totally worse than the original. Layout is poor and
    there are a lot of features that are hidden. Now I have to go into "Fermentables" to get a
    quick glimpse to s...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Pal software in the iTunes App Store on 06-27-2012 at 08:55 PM
    I, like most of you, was super excited about the update and just downloaded it right away. What
    a mistake that was! This is so much harder to navigate, features are gone, no batch size
    adjustment, no ...

  • Posted in thread: Aeration on 09-02-2010 at 08:44 PM
    I have been considering pouring my cooled wort through a grease splatter screen when pouring
    into my primary bucket. In my mind, this would have the dual effect of aerating the wort and
    catching hops ...

  • Posted in thread: Stone "Sublimely Self-Righteous" Ale on 08-27-2010 at 10:36 PM
    Yes, it is a Black IPA/CDA style. I believe it is all pale malt and carafa malt, with
    Centennials as the hop. So simple, but so delicious.

  • Posted in thread: Black IPA Help on 08-24-2010 at 10:05 PM
    +1 on leaving out the roast. I would up your carafa amount, instead. I believe Stone Sublimely
    Self Righteous uses only pale and carafa malt and all centennial hops.

  • Posted in thread: Torrified Buckwheat on 08-20-2010 at 10:32 PM
    I just noticed the torrified buckwheat at Rebel too. This may be a dumb question, but is
    torrified mean it is malted? I was going to try my hand at malting buckwheat (3-4 pounds of it)
    for my Buh' Whe...

  • Posted in thread: I need my Wit to be done in 3 days! HELP! on 07-12-2010 at 09:25 PM
    Well AFTER I made this beer, I read that 3944 takes an unusually long time to ferment out.
    Still, you'd think a big starter on a lower OG beer would produce a little faster result.

  • Posted in thread: I need my Wit to be done in 3 days! HELP! on 07-12-2010 at 08:36 PM
    I brewed a belgian wit with Wyeast# 3944 Belgian Witbier yeast on 7/2, the OG was 1.041. I
    pitched a half gallon starter and it took off like gangbusters within a few hours. Well it has
    been over a we...

  • Posted in thread: Lagering Freezer or Wrangler... on 06-18-2010 at 05:29 PM
    A 2011 Wrangler? I didn't even know they were out yet! What difference is there between the
    2010 and 2011 models? My wife and I are wanting to get a JK Unlimited, but have to wait until
    the truck is p...

  • Posted in thread: Commercial Single Hop Beers on 03-18-2010 at 10:31 PM
    mirror pond is all cascadeThat's why I like that beer. :D

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