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05-13-2009

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11-20-2016 4:35 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • North Liberty, Iowa
  • Been brewing for 4+ years now and have just reached 300 gallons of beer brewed.
  • brewing,organic gardening,WWII memoirs.
  • teacher
  • Mick Arnett
  • Big Country from Scotland
  • Thirsty of Iowa City
  • Friend of mine got me back into brewing in time for me to make 6 cases for my wedding this last summer.
  • Brewing up the fall supply of beer before the baby comes in November
  • Fat Tire Clone, Cream Ale, Strong Arm Wheat, Irish Amber Ale
  • empty
  • plenty
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Looking for an all grain recipe to brew a clone of Hoss Octoberfest by Great Divide on 10-22-2016 at 01:26 AM
    Looking for an all grain recipe to brew a clone of Hoss Octoberfest by Great Divide Brewing
    Company. I have not yet brewed an Octoberfest beer but I really like this one and the one from
    Bell's Brewer...

  • Posted in thread: Is stacking two vertical smokers possible? on 10-02-2016 at 02:24 PM
    I recently got two vertical smokers off of Craig's list. I have put about $30 total into them
    and would like to know if it is possible to smoke food with good results using two of the
    charcoal smokers...

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-18-2016 at 10:39 PM
    I was wrong about the white flakes. They are infection pieces. I tossed the whole bucket or
    beer just to be safe.

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-18-2016 at 07:37 PM
    Anyone have an opinion on if this is an infection or not? The large white floaters are pieces
    of flaked oatmeal from making a stout. Not too sure about the silver/gray pieces. Thoughts on
    dumping or k...

  • Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 09-16-2016 at 05:23 AM
    Ok, I've been reading, and reading and have not seen this question, so I'm gonna ask. I just
    bought a 24qt aluminum pot. Filled it within 3 inches from the top with water and boiled for
    one hour. What...

  • Posted in thread: How much hops is too much for a fresh hop ale? on 09-03-2016 at 12:34 AM
    This recipe has won silver medals at the last two GABFComrade's Fresh Hop Superpower IPAIt
    suggests using 5 lbs of fresh hops for 5 gallons.OK...thanks for the link. I will just all of
    this.

  • Posted in thread: How much hops is too much for a fresh hop ale? on 09-03-2016 at 12:19 AM
    Is there ever really a limit? I mean, come on! :ban:I do not have much experience making fresh
    hop ales so I don't know if there is a limit beyond which you are extracting something bad out
    of the hop...

  • Posted in thread: How much hops is too much for a fresh hop ale? on 09-02-2016 at 11:35 PM
    OK....how much hops is too much hops when making a fresh hop/wet hop ale? I have three plants
    cascade, centennial and chinook that have intertwined and I picked 34 oz of fresh hops in order
    to make a ...

  • Posted in thread: Question on making a wet (fresh) hop ale. on 08-25-2016 at 12:21 AM
    I have a large amount of hops still on the vine and I am wanting to make a wet hop/ fresh hop
    ale. My question is how much time might be too much time from picking the hops and then home
    brewing with ...

  • Posted in thread: Possible heat damage to hops. on 08-19-2016 at 12:27 AM
    We have endured a heat wave the last 2 weeks with very bright sunshine. 10 days ago I suffered
    a transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke) and just today I made it out to inspect my hops to
    find many of...

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