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  • Seattle, WA
  • Motorcycles,cooking,old timey shaving,Frisbee,Crosswords
  • Phil
  • Radiohead, The Flaming Lips, The Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie, Guster,
  • Fight Club, Eternal Sunshine, Bridge on the River Kwai, Wet Hot American Summer,
  • Good Eats, 30 Rock, Band of Brothers, Top Chef, South Park, Survivorman
  • Things Fall Apart, Calvin and hobbes
  • Impaling alers
  • I've always had a really deep love of beer. I bought the Complete Joy of Homebrewing for 3.50 at a garage sale and read it cover to cover. Originally, I only wanted to understand beer better as a drinker and consumer. As I read and researched more I realized its something that I had to do. Saved some money, trolled craigslist and my local homebrew shops for supplies and know how. Before I knew it, I was pouring a glass of my own extract brew!

    I've been moving very quickly. I brew at night when there's no girlfriend to get in the way. 6 batches in first two months is kind of a lot of beer.
  • Flanders Red...some time.
  • Session ales generally include; ordinary bitter, Scottish 70/-, mild, cream ale, Stan Hieronymous' patersbier, dry stout, witbier

    Then I generally step up to something like jamil's evil twin, Belgian triple, robust porter, Belgian blonde, IPA, Janets brown
  • Rarely used for meads and ciders
  • Commercial beers, I love lagunitas seasonals, everything from snoqualmie (, ayinger lagers (especially jahrhundert), a couple of sours and some mishmash old beers
  • There's always a British pub beer of some sort on tap, then usually dry cider, an American hoppy beer and generally a modest Belgian offering my beers rarely venture above the 6-7% abv range.
  • Male
  • Engaged


  • Posted in thread: Care package on 10-14-2012 at 12:52 AM
    Sh!tty week on the road, but the wife sends me this in the mail...suddenly I feel better.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone got any tasty Quinoa recipes, or is "Tasty Quinoa" an oxy on 08-27-2012 at 05:44 PM
    I think the running theme to making stuff like quinoa tasty is to add some flavor bombs here
    and there. Stuff like pickled peppers, tangy cheese bits, acidic fruit, roasty nuts...whatever.

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