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  • Urban apartment brewer, BJCP Certified beer judge, working class schmoe, and tradskin.
  • Beer,music,guns,hooliganism,hockey,and football (football,not handegg)
  • Auto worker full time, trying to break into the pro brewing game
  • Alex
  • Reggae, ska, rocksteady, soul, Oi!
  • Started with an electric stove, extract batches, and a thrift store acquired basic set-up kit. Move to partial mash to partial boil BIAB all grain to MLT with split boil to electric brewing w/ heat sticks. Current apartment just uses a gas stove, but looking to go back to full-electric and automated down the road.
  • Wee Heavy, Scottish 80/-, Lichtenhainer, Gose
  • (Primary or Secondary souring) Flanders Red w/ Cab Oak, Brett C. Old Ale w/ Port Oak, Turbid Mashed Lamebic w/ Chardonnay Oak, Oud Bruin, Flemish Pale Ale, Session Kriek
  • Lamebic, Brett B Tripel, Tripel, Quadrupel, Brett C. Oaked English Barleywine, Winter Warmer, Galaxy Rye Pale Ale, Scottish 60/-, Robust Porter, Strong Mild, Bourbon Barrel Imperial Flemish Oatmeal Stout, American Amber, Brett C. Bitter, Spontaneously Fermented English Cider, Imperial IPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Arlington
  • VA


  • Posted in thread: Hops used the most? on 08-01-2015 at 09:40 AM
    Guess I'm the odd one around here.. been brewing since 1985 and have only ever used: Hallertau,
    Saaz, Spalt, Tettnang and more recently Magnum and Pearle.I find myself more in your boat than
    with the ...

  • Posted in thread: Advise on Souring a beer post-fermentation on 08-01-2015 at 02:09 AM
    Lacto, sour mash, kettle mash, are all processes for quickly making simple sours. Berliner
    Weisse, is the type of beer, simple, clean with a non-complex sourness.Flanders Reds, Lambics,
    and the type a...

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 07-31-2015 at 08:30 PM
    Dear Moneybags,Without the obligatory far-eastern characters to show how legit it is, i am
    dismissing your post as spam.Sincerely,What was that zip file you wanted me to open again?

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 07-31-2015 at 08:00 PM
    Dear notgolf,When you have 18 holes to fill in 3 hours, a few extra balls might
    help.Sincerely,A very busy manDear Very Busy Man,At which adult novelty store do I purchase
    your DVDs?Sincerely,Wish I h...

  • Posted in thread: How long for moderation? on 07-31-2015 at 07:58 PM
    Definitely a big thanks to the mods and admins not only dealing with the headaches of approving
    posts and keeping spam at bay, but all the other stuff it takes to keep this site running.
    Sometimes I t...

  • Posted in thread: How long for moderation? on 07-31-2015 at 11:26 AM
    I know they implemented some manual moderator approval steps to help with the recent waves of
    spambots the forum was getting. I don't know the details of what they did, but I'm sure one of
    the mods or...

  • Posted in thread: What's your desert island beer on 07-31-2015 at 01:59 AM
    Pretty sure everyone in the Alchy thread knows this already but...Coniston Bluebird
    Bitter.Speaking of which, I haven't had it in a while. I need to get more.

Following Stats
Fermenting: Gose, Lichtenhainer Souring/Funkifying: Brett C Old Ale, Lamebic, Flanders Red, Flanders Pale Ale, Oud Bruin, Session Kriek Bottled: Imperial IPA, APA, American Amber, Scottish 60/-, Robust Porter, Strong Mild Casked: Scottish 80/- Bottle Cellar: Brett B Tripel, Brett C English Barleywine, Lamebic, Quadrupel, Tripel, Brett C Bitter, Wild Cider, Bourbon Barrel Sour Stout, Wee Heavy

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