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  • I live in North Florida, near to Tallahassee. I am a volunteer fireman here in my small community, play the bagpipes with the Tallahassee Pipe Band, enjoy a good brew, and love where I live! Any questions? Just ask.
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  • Started in college with a gallon jug and some grapes from my friend's parents' place and it has gone from there. I particularly enjoy ciders, both the brewing and the drinking (of course!).
  • Ciders, Wits, Stouts, and others TBD.
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  • Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 01-07-2014 at 02:45 AM
    I don't understand the mash schedule. Specifically, these parts: Mash in at 100F, ramp temp to
    170F over 135 minutesMash in with 3.8 gallons US of water at 105.1 F How does one mash-in
    twice? If someo...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 01-06-2014 at 02:20 PM
    I rebrewed this batch Saturday as specified above. Beer smith said my OG should have been
    1.080, but my measurement came out at about 1.061. I used 2 oz of EKG and added them at the
    beginning of the b...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 01-02-2014 at 01:22 PM
    Well, I screwed my batch up. Primary got a little cold on the third day and I thought I put the
    WLP005 yeast to sleep early since they dropped right out. Decided to rouse them a couple of
    times and pr...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 12-20-2013 at 04:58 AM
    So the wlp005 was good eh. Cool, I've got my version in the fermenter right now, was worried
    this yeast would overpower it a bit.It was good indeed. WLP005 is so good because it is clean
    and does not ...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 12-20-2013 at 04:55 AM
    What was the mash temp? I'm interested in making this.This is the original recipe I found and
    modified: "All grain kit have brewed a couple times and will keep on brewing. Always turns out
    good. "Grai...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 12-18-2013 at 01:07 PM
    UPDATE: This batch was bottled 10 December 2013. The color was a beautiful copper or chestnut
    brown. It tasted very malty, which is what I was going for, with just enough hop flavor to
    balance the swe...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 12-08-2013 at 02:41 PM
    It is now two weeks since brew day for this lovely brown honey ale. It is a nice chestnut brown
    in color. The taste is sweet with a little bite from the hops, a little caramel and a hint of
    honey in t...

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 11-22-2013 at 10:40 PM
    Me too!

  • Posted in thread: Honey-Do Brown Ale on 11-22-2013 at 10:02 PM
    Grains8 lbs. Marris Otter1 lb. Honey Malt4 oz. Chocolate Malt8 oz. Caramel 10LHops1.0 oz.
    Northern Brewer 60 mins***0.5 oz. Willamette 2 mins***Additions1 lb. Clover Honey 15 minsirish
    moss 15 minsYea...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 02-15-2013 at 01:08 PM
    I brewed this 3-FEB-13 exactly to spec. Gravity came out to 1.040; spot on!Lost quite a bit in
    the boil, somewhere around 1.5 gal so not quite a 5 gal brew, but it is beautiful.Tested the SG
    6-FEB-13 ...