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10-21-2010

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12-04-2015 1:22 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I've been Home Brewing since 2004 thanks to a friend in Vermont, and I didn't drink beer until I turned 23 when a friend introduced me to good beer. Favorite beer - Switchback Ale Favorite braggot - Magic Hat Champagne cask aged braggot - I drank it on a tour of the brewery, it never made it to bottles because the abv was too high. Magic hat released a braggot the next fall, but it was boring, ever since then I've been trying to come up with a good braggot recipe.
  • Cars,Motorcycles,and of course brewing
  • Engineer
  • Was introduced to homebrewing by a friend and co-worker, spent a lot of time at winooski home brew supply store in VT.rnCurrent equipment:rn30qt stainless and 20qt stainless brew potsrnCopper wort chillerrn2 primary containers (7gal 6gal)rn4 primary/secondary containers (2x6gal 5gal 1gal)rn2 5 gallon corney and associated distribution hardware
  • All the things, especially cider
  • Nada
  • Malbec, "not a chardonnay" white, skeeter pee
  • King Cszar Stout, R.I.P. RIP Stout
  • Pal Ale, Marzen, Brown
  • Male
  • Married
  • Terryville
  • CT

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Why is commercial beer getting more expensive? on 12-03-2015 at 12:00 PM
    Love these threads where every member feels the need to express their unique perspective on the
    craft beer scene, IPAs, brewery etiquette, IPAs, BMC vs craft, buyouts, attitude from their
    LHBS, or IPA...

  • Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-02-2015 at 01:40 PM
    I don't care about how clear my beer is, granted since I started kegging it's very clear; but
    when I bottle there will be sediment, just the facts of life - make a wheat, then nobody cares
    :D

  • Posted in thread: Why is commercial beer getting more expensive? on 12-02-2015 at 12:20 PM
    maybe my stove is awesome, but the way I've been brewing for the past 16 months (eg. since my
    son was born) is 2x 6 gallon AG batches back to back on my stove BiaB style. The wife takes
    care of him fo...

  • Posted in thread: Why is commercial beer getting more expensive? on 12-01-2015 at 12:05 PM
    I think it's about $9.99 for a craft sixer in my neck of the woods, but I haven't bought one in
    so long that I can't be certain; I honestly haven't bought beer in years, unless I'm at a
    brewpub/bar.

  • Posted in thread: You know what's better than going to work on a Friday? on 08-28-2015 at 12:08 PM
    As a guy who is at work on a Friday, any of the above sound good to me, except the death one,
    my 1 year old assistant brewer is fun times.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast shootout on 08-28-2015 at 12:05 PM
    I always use Red Star Montrachet for my cider, so I have absolutely nothing to add to this
    conversation.

  • Posted in thread: Now this is funny!! Helium Beer! on 08-20-2015 at 02:31 PM
    uploaded on April 1st ;-)

  • Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 08-20-2015 at 02:26 PM
    game on!

  • Posted in thread: What's your "Firing Squad" meal? on 08-20-2015 at 01:54 PM
    Oh boy... to start wings from J-Tims tavern in Plainville, CT followed by a Caesar salad, a
    ridiculously rare Prime Rib with a twice baked potato and asparagus with hollandaise sauce. As
    for drinks, t...

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-18-2015 at 10:51 AM
    kegged up a cider in the AM, then shared my blonde, marzen & WIPA with family & friends in the
    evening.

FORUM SIGNATURE
Primary: apfelwein, cider exp.1 (US-05) Secondary: oxygen On Tap: apfelwein, blonde, white ipa Next batch(es): Pilsen SMaSH, cider Updated: 12-2-2015 "Oh no, not again" - A Bowl of Petunias
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