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  • Been brewing since 1987, though there was a 7 year period in there from 1996-2003 where I stopped while the kids were little and hobby time was not available.
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  • Posted in thread: RIS Recipe critique on 01-12-2017 at 02:35 PM
    I think your roasted grain percentage is too low, and you're using a ton of caramel malt. I
    think it'll be unbalanced. You're using less roasted malt that you often find in a simple
    4-5% abv Dry Iri...

  • Posted in thread: electric keggle complete $75 on 07-22-2016 at 04:23 PM
    If still available, I'll go next in line. I'm in Chapel Hill & could pick up quickly.

  • Posted in thread: Golden Naked Oat Kolsch? on 07-15-2016 at 04:02 PM
    I think this recipe looks good. It sounds like a beer I would enjoy tasting. However, nothing
    about this recipe says Kolsch to me. Call it anything else. Simply using a kolsch yeast doesn't
    make this ...

  • Posted in thread: 6 gallon 2 port brew kettle with brewmometer, false bottom & valve on 07-14-2016 at 01:50 PM
    Rules of the Forum is that you have to at least list a starting price. Then you can list that
    you're willing to negotiate.

  • Posted in thread: Late Hopped IPA Recipe Critique on 04-19-2016 at 05:18 PM
    The hopping here looks good.The flaked oats will be fermentable & should count towards the ABV.
    What they will also do is leave a fuller, slicker mouthfeel & some haze/cloudiness behind
    because of the...

  • Posted in thread: Are these Hops additions too much? on 02-04-2016 at 04:12 PM
    That looks a lot like Tasty McDole's Janet's Brown hop bill. If you're looking for an India
    Brown Ale, I think that will do it.

  • Posted in thread: Cream wine? on 09-01-2015 at 02:07 PM
    That would be a malt liquor -- make your own Olde English 800!Just be sure to bottle some of em
    in 40 oz bottles.

  • Posted in thread: Do You Depit Your Cherries? on 08-05-2015 at 06:22 PM
    Hmmm. Olive Berliner Weisse? How about a Olive Clamato Pale Ale? Olive Juniper Imperial
    Pilsner?Olive Gose -- salty, sour, olivey goodness.

  • Posted in thread: Do You Depit Your Cherries? on 08-04-2015 at 01:16 PM
    Use a paperclip. Cheap & very easy:[ame][/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Help! What BJCP category should I use? on 06-11-2015 at 07:02 PM
    I'd call it a blonde ale -- it's a broad category that would fit fine. If you wanted something
    else I guess you could try kolsch or cream ale, though neither of those is a great match.

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