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


  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 03-22-2016 at 03:31 PM
    I just killed the kegs on my batch. It ended up scoring 33 points at bluebonnet, and was
    knocked for being low on the IBU's. It did get 3rd in my monthly homebrew contest for my
    homebrew club though. ...

  • Posted in thread: Tropical Hops Combo on 02-19-2016 at 11:32 PM
    El Dorado is crazy fruity if you haven't tried that yet.

  • 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...

Started brewing February 2012. Still brewing.