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  • Spokane, WA
  • Read about homebrewing online for a year before trying my first extract brew whilst living in the UK. Loved it so much, I went to all grain within a few batches. Experimentation is a major goal of mine.

    Styles made: RIS, Misc. abbey style, dunkelweizen, rye porter, imperial porter, winter warmer, milk stout.

    Current setup: two three gallon pots used to boil on the stove in my apartment, an igloo converted into a mash tun, one bottling bucket, a used food-grade soy sauce bucket (thoroughly cleaned!), and two water cooler tanks converted into fermenters.
  • Fruit Lambic (the only style my wife really likes!)

    A more extreme RIS, hopefully around 15% ABV+

    Something freeze-distilled, but not an Eisbock. I don't have the cooling equipment necessary to lager, yet.
  • Nothing....right now.
  • Nothing....right now.
  • Something I can only describe as a miscelleneous Abbey style ale, probably closest to a Dubbel.
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  • Posted in thread: b. clausenii and party pigs on 09-11-2016 at 03:11 AM
    Hi all,I'm trying out a new recipe that I'm stoked about, but not quite sure about the next
    step --- which is "bottling" in two party pigs. The recipe is an Old Ale brewed with S-04 and
    B. clausenii. ...

  • Posted in thread: Intentional use of bread as adjunct on 06-05-2016 at 10:57 PM
    Hi all,I'm starting to think about my next batch, and had an idea: what use might bread have as
    a deliberate adjunct?What got me thinking of this is that I've a mind to try to make a smoked
    Baltic por...

  • Posted in thread: Idea for a faux oud bruin on 05-19-2016 at 04:28 AM
    Hey homebrewers,I've just branched from homebrewing into kombucha brewing and have been struck
    by an idea: kombucha seems to have some similar flavor characteristics to oud bruins. I'm
    wondering about...

  • Posted in thread: using green malt for diastatic power on 01-03-2016 at 03:22 AM
    Hey all,I'm thinking through an experiment, and wonder if any others have tried it. I've now
    successfully malted my own grain several times, but the drying of it is a pain in the neck. Lo
    and behold, ...

  • Posted in thread: conditioning with b. claussenii on 04-19-2015 at 10:56 PM
    Hi all,I'm trying to research the use of b. claussenii for conditioning a big beer, a la some
    of the old, British imperial stouts and old ales. Has anyone done this?My hope is to add a
    slowly growing,...

  • Posted in thread: modifying an RIS recipe for brett on 04-10-2015 at 05:09 PM
    A quick follow up: I found one resource that sounds pretty good, but I've no experience with
    it, so, comments? :)

  • Posted in thread: modifying an RIS recipe for brett on 04-10-2015 at 03:29 PM
    Hey folks,I'm getting ready to brew my annual RIS, a project I took on starting 3 or 4 yrs ago
    with my father-in-law. Every year I try a variation (cold brewed coffee yr 1, toasted cherry
    wood + cocoa...

  • Posted in thread: smoked Baltic porter, first time brewing on 10-31-2014 at 07:40 PM
    Thanks, folks!

  • Posted in thread: smoked Baltic porter, first time brewing on 10-26-2014 at 01:57 AM
    Thanks. A followup question: were I to buy Munich malt rather than rauchmalt, and I were to
    cold-smoke it, would it denature the enzymes to the point where they couldn't self-convert? It
    occurs to me ...

  • Posted in thread: smoked Baltic porter, first time brewing on 10-25-2014 at 11:02 PM
    Hey all,I'm about to venture for my first time into the wonderful world of lagers, having had
    lots of success with ales in the past, and several weeks of solidly cold-but-not-frozen weather
    coming up ...