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    ABOUT ME

  • Georgia
  • DSB e. 1995
  • Loud
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  • A.L.E.Z.
  • El Jefe Weizen, GOld Scratch, Munich Helles, Belgian Blonde
  • Boston Rustler
  • Rauch-N-Wiener, Old Over-Under Burton Ale, The Funky Don Juan '11, Rudy Lycanthrope
  • Belgian Summer, Dirty Blonde, Pigpen, GOld Scratch, Oaked Adjective Stout, Cherry Special, The Funky Don Juan
  • Irish Curse, Lunar Eclipse Wheat
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  • Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 08-05-2012 at 11:59 AM
    This starter was pitched into a test batch of beer about three weeks ago, and the fermentation
    is taking on a very interesting path (one more like a lambic or other sour beer than some of
    the "cleaner...

  • Posted in thread: Wild Curd Krausen on 07-22-2012 at 07:19 PM
    After about a 30 hour lag, my test batch for the starter of wild yeast I captured in my yard
    had developed a thick, fluffy krausen. Then these little curds rose up and floated to the top -
    looking all...

  • Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-18-2012 at 07:18 PM
    Sure separate it out if you want to use this yeast for your second ferment, nice experiment.
    You might still end up with bad smell but it might be less. But you might destroy a perfect
    beer that just ...

  • Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-18-2012 at 02:12 PM
    It seems like a success, if it is indeed all wild.. Did you do any gravity measurements
    before/after? Where does the two weeks come from? Why would it be helpful to move the beer off
    the yeast now?Thi...

  • Posted in thread: time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game. on 06-16-2012 at 07:36 PM
    American Rye Beer

  • Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-16-2012 at 04:42 PM
    I set out about a gallon of second runnings for around 18 hours before pouring them into a
    sanitized jug and covering:danasieg, on FlickrThe thing is that it stinks. I am pretty sure I
    do not have e.c...

  • Posted in thread: High Attenuation with US-05 on 02-04-2012 at 09:21 PM
    O.G. = 1.046F.G. = 1.004Mash = 122 (30 min) -- 146 (60 min) -- 168 (10 min)I was wondering if
    this was even possible before reading this thread -- but it is still a higher attenuation rate
    than I've e...

  • Posted in thread: More Vintage Beer Ads. on 01-10-2012 at 11:17 PM
    Great thread here. Any ideas on how I might get my hands on the Ballantine ad with John
    Stienbeck? I have been searching for one for years.

  • Posted in thread: Help with Saison recipe on 10-24-2011 at 01:02 AM
    Looks good. Saison is pretty versatile. I would leave the orange and coriander out though.

  • Posted in thread: Broke up with my LHBS today on 09-27-2011 at 02:01 AM
    I have 9 oz centennial I would trade for other hops ( preferably noble, simcoe, or others).

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