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  • I enjoy beer, bourbon, cooking, baking, charcuterie, and making as many things from scratch as I can.
  • Cooking,Baking,Brewing,Gardening,Playing guitar
  • Part time cook/house dad
  • Brian Peplinski
  • Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Black Keys,...
  • The Big Lebowski, Rushmore, Caddyshack, South Park the Movie
  • Seinfeld, News Radio, Rome, Jeopardy, Married with Children, Top Chef, Deadwood, Arrested Development, The Office, Sanford and Son, Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Anything by Emile Zola, Dostoevsky, Hemingway, Mark Twain. I read mostly non-fiction these days though, mostly how to's or something of the like.
  • Started homebrewing because I like to try and make everything from scratch and I also enjoy craft beer. I wanted to see if I could make something I would like to drink rather than buy at the pub or store.
  • Fresh hopped Chinook IPA, APA with Ahtanum and US Golding, A session pale with homegrown Nugget, Columbus, and Centennial, Rye Bread Ale, ESB, Old Ale, some kind of lager.
  • Sanitizer
  • none
  • Coffee Bourbon Chocolate Stout, Robust Porter, Imperial Pilsner, Triple IPA, American Brown, English Brown, English Mild, Imperial Amber Ale
  • Citra/Simcoe Pale Ale, English IPA, Dry Stout, Willamette Dark Session Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Ypsilanti Township
  • MI


  • Posted in thread: Lacto fermented pickles on 08-29-2015 at 01:01 PM
    I ferment lots of garden produce. I really like carrots with garlic and tarragon. I do
    radishes, beets, turnips, beans, cukes, green tomatoes at the end of the season, peppers, hot
    peppers, and might ...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-29-2015 at 04:55 PM
    Subscribed and in!

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-14-2015 at 12:28 AM

  • Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 06-28-2015 at 01:24 PM
    Recovering from Bonerfest! 2 nights and days of whiffle ball tournaments, dunk contests, a dunk
    tank, baseball card drinking games, food of all sorts including spit roasted chicken on a
    homemade water...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 06:04 PM
    Yes please!

  • Posted in thread: The official foraging thread on 06-07-2015 at 05:35 AM
    Some regulation or something. You could always raise and slaughter your own pig...

  • Posted in thread: The official foraging thread on 06-07-2015 at 03:12 AM
    Selling pork blood is illegal in the US, but it is the traditional blood used in blood sausages
    from Poland to Spain to the UK.

  • Posted in thread: help with cleaning old carboys on 05-28-2015 at 03:50 AM
    Cool water and half a cup of bleach. 48 hours later clean and clear. Just needs a thorough hot
    water rinse afterwords. I clean all my carboys this way. Almost never need to use the brush.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a change in IPA yeast-ideas? on 05-08-2015 at 05:59 PM
    German ale yeast or 1007 makes a great clean tasting beer. Ferment between 55 and 60 degrees.
    It's low flocculating yeast though, so careful racking/cold crashing are recommended.

  • Posted in thread: Need help choosing yeast for American Brown and APA on 04-23-2015 at 03:08 AM
    I am brewing a clone of Short's Good Human's Dry-hopped Double Brown Ale, and I am also brewing
    a pretty standard APA with no crystal and a third of the bill pilsner and about 8% victory
    malt. I am lo...


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