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    ABOUT ME

  • Metal m/
  • My lovely wife and I have been brewing since 2008, upgraded to all grain in 2009.
  • Spruce Tip Ale
  • 1: Local Ciderrn2: Gruit
  • Male
  • Married
  • Milford
  • MA

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  • Posted in thread: Calling All Metal Fans on 06-13-2013 at 02:14 PM
    Haha yeah they have an "interesting" style and to be honest I only like a couple of their songs
    lol, regardless it's a shame that their front man (Dave Gold) died in 2011... Kind of a blow to
    the Cana...

  • Posted in thread: Scotch/scottish brewing advice. on 06-13-2013 at 12:51 PM
    As for the recipe, you have way more roasted malt in there than I like in a scottish ale, if
    that's what you're going for that's fine but I'd reduce it to 2-3% of the bill if any. If you
    boil down the...

  • Posted in thread: Scotch/scottish brewing advice. on 06-13-2013 at 12:43 PM
    I've found 1728 is best fermenting in the 55-60F range to get a clean flavor with slight smoky
    notes. Also, the most important factor in my experience with scottish ales is the boiling down
    of a porti...

  • Posted in thread: Need feedback - Belgian Quad Recipe on 04-12-2013 at 12:56 PM
    I am a firm believer in simple grain bills for Belgians. I'd drop the flaked barley and caramel
    pils completely and reduce the special B to 1lb. More sugar of some type wouldn't hurt, I
    prefer to add ...

  • Posted in thread: Calling All Metal Fans on 04-11-2013 at 03:44 PM
    Here's a sampling of some of the bands in my local area:Abnormality, brutal death metal, really
    tight guitar and bass work:[ame=" black metal, this song is a reference to the supposed Viking
    settleme...

  • Posted in thread: Calling All Metal Fans on 04-11-2013 at 03:21 PM
    I was just listening to Acid Bath last weekend, great band, I like the 90's grunge/sludge
    aspect to it too. I'd much rather listen to Acid Bath than Goatwhore, who I find kind of
    generic and uninspire...

  • Posted in thread: Calling All Metal Fans on 04-08-2013 at 02:07 PM
    I love the new Shining album. I've been listening to Mgla a lot recently.[ame="

  • Posted in thread: Ever Mix Your Beers For The Hell of It? on 03-06-2013 at 06:19 PM
    The best mix I ever made was a smoked porter with a winter spruce ale, we called it a "burning
    forest"

  • Posted in thread: Flavor balance for smoked baltic porter? on 02-15-2013 at 01:24 PM
    I've been drinking this for the past few days and it tastes great! It definitely came out on
    the smokey side but not overpowering, I like it that way so I'm happy with the grain bill as
    is. I might tr...

  • Posted in thread: Heather on 02-06-2013 at 02:30 PM
    I use 8oz in my heather ale (1.060 Scottish 80/- base), with 2oz added at 60/20/5 and dry. If
    you can find fresh clippings the aroma is much stronger.

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