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  • John O
  • Live
  • Started brewing February 2012
  • All grain.
  • Male
  • Single
  • Fort Worth
  • Texas


  • Posted in thread: Chai Spiced Cyser on 02-05-2016 at 08:48 PM
    Finally started my batch yesterday. Didn't nail the exact recipe, here is what I got.18 liters
    of Apple cider15 lbs of orange blossom honey1 lb of dates5 grams of sliced ginger4.5 lbs of
    granny smith ...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 01-16-2016 at 04:43 AM
    The pound of gypsum is pretty funny, just a massive overkill mistake. Hopefully it is still
    comes out okay. Part of this recipe is a massive amount of gypsum added to it. Now we can all
    see what happe...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Bars of Brussels Belgium on 01-12-2016 at 11:37 PM
    Subscribing. Any updates on what all to do there? I am assuming very little has changed since
    then on the beer scene. I plan on stopping in Brussels around the end of June. Has anyone done
    any of the ...

  • Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 01-05-2016 at 08:24 PM
    Recent article from Shaun indicates that we may be on our own trying to recreate what he has

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 01-05-2016 at 04:41 PM
    Some notes from my current batch.I split my batch in 2 with about 9 gallons from the boil at
    1.092 OG (boiled off way more than intended). I let it ferment for a week with no disruptions
    then started ...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-02-2016 at 04:33 AM
    Just had a bottle from my september 2012 batch. Over 3 years old and its wonderful with no ill
    affects from age. Still need to bottle a couple varieties I had sitting for over a year. I am
    super lazy ...

  • Posted in thread: Easy Chimay Blue clone on 12-13-2015 at 04:49 PM
    If you can save as much of this as possible, the fattyliver version really hits its stride at
    the 2 year mark. It went from pretty good to thinking its one of the best beers I've made. It
    ages really ...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 12-07-2015 at 09:40 PM
    Finally brewed mine on Saturday. Ended up boiling off way more than I intended for my 10 gallon
    batch and ended up with 9 gallons from about 12.75 in the kettle. I made an all citra partigyle
    also, bu...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 11-24-2015 at 03:06 AM
    I plan on brewing mine tomorrow. I will be making a 10 gallon batch, and I have a 2.25l
    gigayeast yeast starter at the moment that is settling in the fridge. I plan on decanting that
    and adding anothe...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Quick Grape Mead on 11-02-2015 at 09:52 PM
    Hello, I made this before and it was awesome. What do you think about adding a little yeast
    nutrient and a little priming sugar at the beginning to boost it a little? I know what you are
    thinking, if ...

Started brewing February 2012. Still brewing.