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10-14-2011

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07-04-2015 12:30 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • My recipes are posted on hopville.com (same username)
  • Brewing and drinking it!
  • Classic Rock
  • Turned 21 and had a thought about starting, only to give up after seeing that it takes 1-2 months to make a batch. About 9 yrs later my wonderful wife took me to the local HBS and bought me a starter kit. Now here I am today...
  • Male
  • Married
  • Milwaukee
  • WI

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  • Posted in thread: Best Brewery Tour you've done on 04-10-2015 at 11:58 PM
    I liked New Glarus as it has a very nice bier garden and tour is self paced. Still wishing to
    make the hard hat tour soon.I really like the Sprecher tour as it's free for me and it's short
    since it is...

  • Posted in thread: the best homebrew video ever!!! on 03-13-2015 at 01:12 AM
    Boom!

  • Posted in thread: Muddy Creek Brewing Co. Brewery Build- Start to Finish Thread on 10-02-2014 at 10:39 PM
    Muddy,Do you have any long term goals for the distribution side of the brewery? Mainly asking
    if you only plan on keeping your beer within the state or expanding to distribute regionally? I
    know the b...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit beer--mold or no? on 08-18-2014 at 03:48 AM
    I've gotten that when I used peaches. I just thought it was normal and let it go until
    bottling. Didnt leave a bad taste or any other adverse effects to my brew. Does get a bit
    disgusting looking afte...

  • Posted in thread: A Milwaukee Visit? Input/Advice? on 08-17-2014 at 03:50 PM
    I'm only adding because I enjoy doing a quick brew tour at Sprecher Brewery. Its low priced but
    all-you-can-drink soda if you dont care for their beer. Im not too familiar with hotels
    downtown.

  • Posted in thread: FastLabel SuperPack Giveaway - Open To All! on 08-17-2014 at 03:40 PM
    Labels!!!

  • Posted in thread: Belma Hops on 07-25-2014 at 08:38 PM
    I ended up making a blond ale with belma and it turned out better than the blonde ale with
    cascade. Can definitely say it is a good bittering hop. I did a 2 min addition with belma and
    it added a plea...

  • Posted in thread: Need help with off flavor on 04-26-2014 at 05:17 PM
    Can be the fittings on the keg hiding critters. Also the dip tube in the keg. Give the keg a
    deep clean by taking it apart so all the little nooks get contact with the cleaner.This sounds
    more like a ...

  • Posted in thread: Using a metal coin in auto siphon on 02-23-2014 at 09:35 PM
    Scrub the coin with rubbing alcohol and a q-tip and then sanitize it. Hopefully it's a nickel
    or a penny cause coins that have the jagged edge are a pain to clean.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a leinenkugel summer shandy clone. Please help on 02-22-2014 at 06:58 PM
    If I were to try it I would add the concentrate when kegging. Keep the sweetness from the
    lemonade sugars otherwise to me it would just end up like you added lemon juice.Sent from my
    SPH-L710 using Ho...

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