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06-07-2011

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05-23-2016 5:10 PM

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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: My Approach to Labels on 05-23-2016 at 05:10 PM
    As of last week...

  • Posted in thread: Original gravity is too low. What can I do? on 05-01-2016 at 08:13 PM
    Thank you all for the tips and advise. I'm never too old to learn from others. I have added
    malt extract to the brew which I'm sure will help. I will also be looking into the appropriate
    equipment to ...

  • Posted in thread: Original gravity is too low. What can I do? on 04-26-2016 at 05:55 PM
    I tried all grain this time. I realize now that 6 1/2 lbs. of grain wasn't enough. I was
    basically "winging it"! 6 lbs 2-row, 4 oz. crystal 60, 6 oz. pilsner. Mashed at 155 degrees for
    45 minutes, coo...

  • Posted in thread: Original gravity is too low. What can I do? on 04-26-2016 at 04:25 PM
    Tried my hand at my first IPA and my OG is only 1.031. The yeast was added and fermentation has
    begun. Here is my question...Can I just boil some pale DME, cool it down and add it to my
    bucket? I am p...

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 12-26-2015 at 03:58 AM
    My Christmas 2015 label

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 10-20-2015 at 09:59 AM
    This is for Halloween 2015!

  • Posted in thread: Help me classify this please on 09-15-2015 at 10:28 AM
    Thanks for all the feedback. I sort of figured that I ended up with a Franken-beer!

  • Posted in thread: Help me classify this please on 09-14-2015 at 02:39 PM
    Exactly my point. It didn't seem to fit anything in particular. It's good though...so there is
    that! LOL

  • Posted in thread: Help me classify this please on 09-13-2015 at 09:17 PM
    I unexpectedly stopped at a home brew supply shop that I had never been into before. Their
    prices were good so I decided to throw something together. I walked out with 1 pound of Cara
    Munich malt, 6.6...

  • 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!

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"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Benjamin Franklin
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