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  • Harrisburg Pa
  • Brewing for a year now, and looking to take the next step and go all grain! Done about 15 to 18
  • brewing guitar recording
  • government
  • Harold Trego
  • southern rock, blues, classis rock
  • good the bad and the ugly
  • sanford & son
  • off the rails
  • Love the microbrews so much, I just had to try it my self, and just can't stop. I need to be able to brew a good hefeweizen, the extract versions just don't do it. Also want to make 10 gl double IPA! My problem is I like ALL styles for their own flavors etc.


  • Posted in thread: Barleywine tastes like cough syrup on 08-04-2016 at 03:21 PM
    I did a barleywine last November, it is setting in a keg now. I am planning on putting it on
    tape for a Christmas party in December. I have not sampled it yet, just letting it set and
    mature, hoping i...

  • Posted in thread: A tribute ale to a lost friend on 04-12-2016 at 10:25 PM
    First, I would like to say, I am sorry for your loss of Buster. I think you are on track with a
    delicious Hefeweizen style to match your boy Buster. I lost my best friend, Bubb last October,
    as he was...

  • Posted in thread: Reaper's Mild, 1st place 2011 HBT Competition on 03-11-2016 at 04:23 PM
    Just read through the entire thread, and plugged this into Beersmith, absolutely a must brew!!
    Just so happens I have a packet of Nottty that isn't doing anything. I did change over to
    Willamette, and...

  • Posted in thread: Warm vs Cold conditioning (KEG) on 03-09-2016 at 04:45 AM
    I got a question actually 2 for you sir, kinda off topic. I have never primed in the keg before
    usually just hook it up to the co2. I want to try this because right now I have no room in the
    keezer. D...

  • Posted in thread: Free Logos or Beer Labels on 03-07-2016 at 10:55 PM
    Ok, how about Mad Cop Bar & Brewery, a place to relax and have a home brew after a long day of
    bust'n bad guys. PS: I am in PaAlso one of my flagship beers is Bubb's Brown Ale. Bubb was my
    mascot and ...

  • Posted in thread: Tröegs Dreamweaver Clone? on 03-06-2016 at 06:50 PM
    Sweet, I loaded this in Beersmith and plan on giving it a shot, but have 8-10 brew in front of
    it. I'll definitely report back with my progress. I live about 30 minutes from Troegs, but it
    would still...

  • Posted in thread: Tröegs Dreamweaver Clone? on 03-04-2016 at 06:03 PM
    Are you going to give this a shot and report back? Thinking about loading your version in
    Beersmith and see what It gives me.

  • Posted in thread: Lancaster Amish Four Grain Clone on 03-02-2016 at 01:05 AM
    I know I am nearly seven years late, but I loved Lancaster four grain, it's a shame they don't
    make it any more.. Would love to work out a clone for this, loved the spicy, grainy flavor it
    had. The ne...

  • Posted in thread: 0 minute hop addition on 02-29-2016 at 02:38 AM
    I usually run everything through a strainer when transferring to primary, so flameout additions
    stay there through the cooling process. It's up to you really.This is what I do also, works

  • Posted in thread: Loosing too much heat in mash tun on 02-28-2016 at 09:56 PM
    I have a Coleman 70 quart extreme cooler I use as a mash tun. I ALWAYS preheat my mush tun to
    170F, in Beersmith you can add this temperature and it will automatically calculate your strike