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  • Miami, FL
  • Miami transplant after a decade in the Pac NW.
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  • Posted in thread: How long until you had a beer you really liked? on 04-10-2012 at 11:34 PM
    When I lived in Seattle, I was fortunate to have very good LHBS with some partial grain
    recipes. From the very start, mine have ranged from good to great (for my palette and my
    friends comments...who ...

  • Posted in thread: Irish Ale yeast in an IPA? (WLP004) on 04-10-2012 at 11:11 PM
    I'm back after a long hiatus away from this forum...and I am far from expert...I found your
    thread by searching on the same topic, wondering if anybody else brews IPAs with Irish Ale
    yeast.I have made...

  • Posted in thread: Airlock as blowoff failure on 03-28-2009 at 07:20 PM
    Thanks for the link, flyangler!

  • Posted in thread: Airlock as blowoff failure on 03-28-2009 at 11:36 AM
    Funny stories. I was just in the same predicament. I ferment in a plastic bucket, and at 3am,
    awoke to the BOOM of the lid popping off. Cleaned everything up including the airlock, hoping I
    was past t...

  • Posted in thread: Fiasco!! on 03-13-2009 at 03:36 PM
    This morning was kegging day for a batch of Mac & Jack's clone. We tasted it out of the
    fermenter 2 nights ago, and it was fantastic.I use old pony kegs with Hoff-Stevens adapters, so
    the keg only fil...

  • Posted in thread: recipe for widmer hefeweizen clone? on 03-06-2009 at 05:23 PM
    On the same topic, has anybody tried to regenerate yeast from a bottle of Widmer Hefe? (I, too,
    love Widmer. East coast hefes taste like formaldehyde to me, by comparison.)

  • Posted in thread: Over-Aerating? on 02-19-2009 at 04:09 PM
    Because I make partial boil recipes, I run my aquarium pump and aerator stone in the cold water
    that I add back to my wort to cool and achieve my 5 gallon volume. I run the aerator the entire
    time I'm...

  • Posted in thread: Help! My friends drank all my beer! on 02-09-2009 at 01:21 AM
    Thanks for the recommendations on fast brews. I'm psyched to try a hefe.Yes, this is a group of
    friends I'm happy to brew for. I got my money's worth just having a good time. I think I need a
    third ke...

  • Posted in thread: Help! My friends drank all my beer! on 02-08-2009 at 05:28 PM
    We drank nearly 10 gallons last night. 2 batches from the 2 kegs and I have nothing in my
    fermenter. What will I drink?Please somebody tell me how to make a perfect overnight ale!!!

  • Posted in thread: Confessions of a bad brewer... on 02-06-2009 at 05:17 AM
    ruprplxd, you forgot last important step. "Repeat."

Fermenting: Mac & Jack's clone Drinking: Amber from a kit I received as gift Next Up: More Mac & Jack's clone, may experiment dry hopping it a touch (thoughts welcome)