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06-07-2011

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08-22-2015 9:37 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Beer,beer & beer.
  • Freight inspector
  • In 2010, when I asked my wife what she would like for her birthday, she replied "Why don't we combine my birthday, Mother's Day, our Anniversary and Father's Day and get what we need to home brew beer". God how I love that woman!!!
  • An original Christmas Ale with apples and cranberries
  • Air
  • Pumpkin Ale
  • Belgian Dubbel, German Weizenbock, Bavarian Hefeweizen, English Brown Ale, German Helles Bock, Apple and Oat Ale (an original recipe),German Maibock, Honey Ale (an original recipe), Scottish Strong Ale, English Mild Ale (an original recipe)
  • New Castle clone
  • Male
  • Married
  • Putnam
  • CT

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Autumn recipes other than pumpkin? on 08-31-2015 at 05:36 PM
    Every fall I brew a Belgain Dubble with maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Took third
    place in the first competition I ever entered!

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 06-29-2015 at 07:45 PM
    I just bottled this today. My first attempt at a lager.

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 04-13-2015 at 02:52 AM
    I use the programs on my computer...Open Office and MS Paint. I find the graphics I like
    on-line (Google images) and then add my own words and fonts.

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 03-29-2015 at 09:49 AM
    This one was just bottled last weekend

  • Posted in thread: Have you picked your New Years Eve beer yet? on 12-29-2014 at 03:26 PM
    My original clone of "Old Speckled Hen" is kegged and ready...My original recipe for "Krampus
    Christmas Ale" is kegged and ready...In my fridge is "Ommegang King of Thrones Valar
    Morghulis", "Sam Adam...

  • Posted in thread: If you could only drink 3 Beers for the rest of your life, What would they be? on 12-21-2014 at 05:41 AM
    Commercial brews:Ommegang Art of DarknessGrimbergan DoubelSchneider AventinusMine:Honey Ale'Ol
    Mother HenClouded Judgment

  • Posted in thread: Boil size and pail dump on 12-19-2014 at 05:05 AM
    Boiling 3 gallons for a five gallon batch is over-kill. You should be able to steep your grains
    / boil your wort in only 1 1/2 gallons of water. It cuts down the cooling time as well. You
    could always...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Sheet on 12-10-2014 at 05:13 AM
    I was just wondering what, if any, method you folks use to keep your recipes and notes on your
    individual beers. I thought I would share the form that I use for my brewing notes. I try to
    keep super c...

  • Posted in thread: First Brew - Fermentation Problems on 12-10-2014 at 04:43 AM
    Congrats on your first brew! Welcome to the best obsession money can buy!

  • Posted in thread: Lots of krausen in secondary. on 12-09-2014 at 05:15 AM
    Personally I rack to my secondary for every brew I make. It's a matter of clarity for me. I
    like to be able to see the beer clarify over the span of a week or two prior to bottling. I
    know it isn't ne...

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