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01-11-2012

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05-15-2014 8:57 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Beer,wine,baseball,MMA
  • Bus sales
  • Indie rock, 60's music, 90's rock
  • Seinfeld, Scrubs, Dexter Breaking Bad, The Wire, Lost
  • 1984
  • First non Mr. Beer brew went into fermenter on 1/7/2012...a Brewers Best extract Falconers IPA. Brewing 2.5 gallon batches to start due to space and equipment issues.
  • Looking to get a stout going soon
  • Blonde
  • n/a
  • Falconers Flight IPA
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Windsor
  • CT

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 03-17-2014 at 03:30 PM
    Just as a follow up here, I actually think the cocoa powder we used was a bit much. If I brew
    this again, i'll scale it back to maybe 5 oz or so instead of 8.

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-14-2014 at 05:26 PM
    I bottled yesterday, and the beer tastes great pre-carb. Thanks for all the advice, seems like
    a success as long as it carbs up properly!

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-07-2014 at 12:00 AM
    Ok update on mine:After crank and shake force carbing this beer (dont judge me lol) I'm
    starting to think I judged it too quickly. Still a little dry but the carbonation really helps.
    I'll still use a...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-05-2014 at 10:58 PM
    ****, yes I did use that SD Super yeast. Hope there's some sweetness left after it's done!...if
    not, is there any decent way to add some at secondary?

  • Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 02-04-2014 at 06:04 PM
    That's awesome. I think Hooker does a beer with Munsons chocolate in it.Good luck with the
    brewday!Thank you sir, yes they do...in fact they must be doing another batch right now because
    he couldn't b...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-04-2014 at 05:59 PM
    Well, the recipe I ended with after some of the advice here is:9 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) UK
    (3.0 SRM)8.0 oz - Brown Malt (65.0 SRM)8.0 oz - Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM)4.0 oz -
    Caramel/Crystal Malt -120...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 01-31-2014 at 07:35 PM
    Thanks guys. Some people have also been recommending that I use some brown malt...maybe i'll
    get rid of most of the caramunich and a bit of the chocolate malt and add a little more pale,
    and some brow...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 01-31-2014 at 01:52 AM
    bumpzilla!

  • Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 01-30-2014 at 05:07 PM
    Matt checking in from Windsor. I'm still fairly new to this but have been brewing every few
    weeks for a couple years now, adding a bit of equipment and such here and there as I go.
    Switched to All Gra...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 01-30-2014 at 04:26 PM
    Hi all, i'm looking for some input on this recipe I put together to brew on Saturday...i've
    never brewed an all grain porter before so i'm looking for any tips/changes that could make
    this better! Any...

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