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    ABOUT ME

  • cycling,breadbaking
  • rock (Beatles, Doors, Traffic, Zappa), reggae, blues, some jazz
  • Woody Allen (especially older ones)
  • Dr. Who, Torchwood
  • Getting first homebrew kit (2010 Christmas) with my wife, as a hobby for both of us.

    Weizen in the secondary. Planning to move to something a little more interesting than a straight kit brew.
  • Weiss beer, wit beer, brown ale, porter, stout.
  • nada
  • weizen
  • Male
  • Married
  • st charles
  • il

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Group buy in Chicago #10 on 04-20-2014 at 02:18 AM
    Anyone else in the far west suburbs (St. Charles for me) want to try and coordinate a pickup? I
    work in Palatine area, so that's a possibility, too. Let me know! Porterguy

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Modification on 03-27-2014 at 09:28 PM
    I was looking at a Belgian yeast, either WLP 530 or Wyeast 1762.Hops are: .5 oz. Northern
    Brewer (8.5%AA) @ 60 min..3 oz.Hallertauer (4%AA) @ 60 min..25 Hallertauer (4%AA) @ 30 min..25
    U.S. Goldings (...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Modification on 03-27-2014 at 08:14 PM
    Thanks, I guess that would have helped. How about for 5.5 gallons?

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Modification on 03-27-2014 at 06:31 PM
    What is recommended if I want to brew this recipe but just want a lower ABV, like in the 6.5%
    range? It's 8.3% as listed with no changes.The grain bill:10 lbs. Pilsener23 oz. Munich23 oz.
    aromatic23 o...

  • Posted in thread: Group buy in Chicago? on 02-26-2014 at 03:32 AM
    A ways back in this thread there was a rumor that the next group buy (#10 by my count) might be
    in March.So...any truth to that rumor? I could use several sacks of grain. I just couldn't
    bring myself ...

  • Posted in thread: Corona style mill on 01-25-2014 at 04:19 AM
    I wore mine out :confused:(metal fatigue in a DIY power drill hook-up). I'm in the Chicago
    area.

  • Posted in thread: Po-Jama Party Porter on 01-07-2014 at 02:47 PM
    Started as a clone of the Gatekeeper recipe in the last issue of BYO, but after realizing I
    didn't have the same grains available, here's what the grain bill looks like. I'm also doing
    BIAB.6.5 lbs. 2...

  • Posted in thread: "Base grain" options on 11-30-2013 at 01:21 AM
    I missed the last bulk group buy.The only grains I have left in bulk are Wheat, Munich, and
    Pilsen (10-15 lbs of each).Any recipe suggestions for any porters, stouts, or brown ales that I
    can make wit...

  • Posted in thread: FREE BOTTLES-St. Charles on 10-06-2013 at 04:38 PM
    Six (6) cases of 12 oz. longneck brown bottles. Rinsed. Miscellaneous labels. Send PM

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Haus Pale Ale have been made? on 09-14-2013 at 04:28 AM
    Has Ed ever made any? I mean, after that first batch?

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