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02-04-2012

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12-05-2016 11:34 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Home brewer
    Carpenter
    Musician
  • Carpenter
  • Glen O'Keefe
  • Progressive Metal/Rock
  • Sopranos, Lost, Breaking Bad, Oz
  • Started using the "beer in a bag" kit garbage about three years ago, shortly thereafter gave it all up due to it tasting like garbage.

    Decided to go all out with all-grain my first batch and after about three months on this forum and reading JP'S how to brew.....my first batch!!

    Boil-off was through the roof... ended up with less than 4 gallons and my
  • Fly Blown Again.... missed gravity and boil off was extreme first time around.
  • EdWorts Bavarian Hef
    EdWorts Haus Pale Ale
  • EdWorts Bavarian Hef w/ 4.5 lbs Blue Berry
    Flyblown Ale
  • Nothing
  • no keg
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • halifax
  • Nova Scotia

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Just entered my second competition on 11-29-2016 at 04:42 PM
    Thanks. The feedback was great and inline with some of my own thoughts. They mentioned a higher
    mash on my British dark mild and lower the amount of raspberries on the doppelbock as to get
    closer to t...

  • Posted in thread: Just entered my second competition on 11-29-2016 at 10:46 AM
    Must have tougher judges up North and or better brewers than here in Hawai`i. I've never had a
    36 but have 5 second place ribbons. LOL :mug:This was the 4th competition from this brewery and
    the owner...

  • Posted in thread: Just entered my second competition on 11-29-2016 at 12:52 AM
    Wanted to post here as a thank you to the HBT crew. Just received the results from the Big
    Spruce Homebrew competition in Nova Scotia, Canada. I didn't place but my British Dark Mild
    scored a 37.5 and...

  • Posted in thread: My kegged beer tastes stale! on 11-26-2016 at 04:32 AM
    Seriously though. Get someone else to taste it, someone who isn't sensually compromised.

  • Posted in thread: My kegged beer tastes stale! on 11-26-2016 at 04:31 AM
    Never trust a person with a sinus infection. I should know, I had one for about 5 years. Ended
    up in prison.

  • Posted in thread: Need Help With Brewing Accident on 11-24-2016 at 07:06 PM
    Hahhaha future ferments sounds like a bed bath and beyond version of a home brew shop Just wine
    kits, pumpkin spice kits, coffee porters, and fruit sours.

  • Posted in thread: Need Help With Brewing Accident on 11-24-2016 at 05:28 PM
    Stain hiding Oil based primer, let it dry for at least 8-10 hrs and then ceiling paint. You can
    buy paint roller sleeves designed for rough surfaces which makes life easier. Good luck,And do
    not relax...

  • Posted in thread: What is the advantage of a plate chiller? on 11-22-2016 at 04:24 PM
    The irony of it is fast cooling is an old concept and proven unnecessary. Enter no chill... I
    do a little of both. Chill to 100 that goes fast with any method and let it naturally drop
    overnight to pi...

  • Posted in thread: Sensory training for beer recipe formulation. on 11-21-2016 at 03:06 AM
    I just bought six 1 gallon carboys to start experimenting. I feel It's not enough to just try
    commercial examples. I want 6 beers with everything identical except for the hops. Then I think
    I'll inter...

  • Posted in thread: The worst beer I have ever had in my life... on 11-16-2016 at 08:34 PM
    This guy left a 6 pack of Heady Topper at my house ..... yuck!!! Oh and the time me and the
    love of my life had a raspberry triple bock at the mikeller and friends bar in Iceland.....
    what a terrible ...

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