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10-14-2011

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09-17-2014 12:22 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: 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 08:35 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 05:58 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...

  • Posted in thread: Belma Hops on 02-19-2014 at 02:07 AM
    When I bought mine, I sent an email out to the club and put together a 16 pound order. It made
    shipping much more reasonable.That would be great but I'm a lone wolf.Sent from my SPH-L710
    using Home Br...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a leinenkugel summer shandy clone. Please help on 02-19-2014 at 01:32 AM
    Oops I didnt pay attention to that recipe. Sorry.Try subbing 4.5# pilsen lme and 3# wheat lme.
    Should come out as 1.052 OG. Instead of doing straight lemon do a lemonade concentrate when
    kegging or bo...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a leinenkugel summer shandy clone. Please help on 02-18-2014 at 10:18 PM
    from my SPH-L710 using Home Brew mobile app

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