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    ABOUT ME

  • Surfing,Sailing,Running,Swimming,Backpacking,Kitesurfing
  • Swim Instructor at BSC
  • Stephanos Ritsi
  • Nogne 100
    Sierra Nevada Stout
  • Little Yosemite Valley IPA
    Raspberry Wheat
  • Secondary?
  • Chocolate Stout
    Key Lime Wheat
    Peat Smoked Porter
    Orange Pale Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Boston
  • MA

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  • Posted in thread: Grade my Crush! Poor Efficiency on 01-26-2013 at 11:36 AM
    I just had a similar issue with crush seeming oddly larger than normal, usually get 65% and
    ended up getting around 45%.... Guess I should have only pitched one of the packages of yeast I
    used

  • Posted in thread: Hops for IPA... All citrus or mixture of citrus/pine on 06-06-2012 at 09:36 PM
    Stone Ruination and Bell's Two Hearted are both essentially all Centennial (the bittering
    additions are not Centennial in the Ruination if i remember), but they are both amazing beers
    despite being al...

  • Posted in thread: Trader Joe's beer on 05-08-2012 at 12:23 PM
    I plan on going to their A1A Ale Works Restaurant/Brewpub in St. Augustine this weekend. I've
    heard their Red Brick Ale is pretty good.Go to jp henleys after you finish at a1a aleworks they
    have a pre...

  • Posted in thread: Mammoth Brewing Double nut brown Ale on 05-03-2012 at 03:05 PM
    Sorry, could you help me with how I should properly carb these beers? I've never done a non-GF
    beer and I'm not sure if it is done the same way (with bottling sugar)... Thanks!Yeah, the
    process should...

  • Posted in thread: Mammoth Brewing Double nut brown Ale on 05-02-2012 at 10:29 AM
    I have a rough recipe for the 395 IPA, I emailed their brewmaster and he actually gave a lot of
    details about the recipe, here is the response:Hi Stephanos,We use local sage we pick off of
    great basin...

  • Posted in thread: Help with Honey Wedding Beer on 04-30-2012 at 12:12 PM
    Just wanted to let you guys know how this was shaping up as I just bottled this last night....
    the final recipe was as follows:OG: 1.061 (1.050 pre honey) FG: 1.012 IBU's: 19 Mashed @
    152Malts:4lbs Vi...

  • Posted in thread: Yeasts on 04-27-2012 at 08:08 PM
    He transferred it into secondary with the vanilla beans and some oak and aged it on them for a
    week (not really aging it that long but the vanilla and oak chips had reached their optimum
    level so he n...

  • Posted in thread: Yeasts on 04-27-2012 at 06:30 PM
    I second using whole beans. My dad made Denny's Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter which he aged
    on two vanilla beans and the vanilla came through really well. Just make sure you check the
    beer often so ...

  • Posted in thread: whats the easiest way? on 04-27-2012 at 03:43 PM
    I am pretty sure 10lbs of grain is not going to fit with the mash water in a 3 gallon cooler.
    Beersmith says even mashing at 1qt/lb is going to take a 3.28 gallon cooler. Also how big of a
    batch are y...

  • Posted in thread: Yeasts on 04-27-2012 at 11:29 AM
    Which yeasts came with the kits? For me personally, US-05 is my favorite yeast that I have
    used. I have used it in everything from Russian Imperial Stouts to American Pale Ales....

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