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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: Substitute honey by cane sugar on 10-05-2015 at 06:03 PM
    Sugar won't dry your beer out anymore than honey, and the taste difference is negligible if you
    are boiling the honey anyway.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 10-04-2015 at 03:57 AM
    Here's a sourdough I recently baked.

  • Posted in thread: How long does Star San last? on 10-04-2015 at 03:54 AM
    2.5 gallon distilled water dispenser, pop the spout off, add half ounce of starsan replace
    spout and shake. Starsan from a spout on demand. I keep it that way on a shelf and use it to
    fill spray bottl...

  • Posted in thread: Lacto Fermented Hot Sauce on 10-04-2015 at 01:23 AM
    I just stem and halve chiles from the garden. I cover them in a 5% brine and ferment from about
    3 weeks or until no more bubbles rise. I then blend the chiles with some brine and strain
    through a fine...

  • Posted in thread: Seriously - is there such thing as too much hops? on 09-25-2015 at 05:42 AM
    I made an imperial ipa with 24 Oz of hops in the boil and three rounds of dry hips for a 4 days
    each. It was 13.4 % alcohol as I added 3 lbs of honey as well. It was Columbus, amarillo,
    cascade, zeus,...

  • Posted in thread: force carb or natural carb on 09-22-2015 at 12:01 AM
    Any method of carbonation will add carbonic acid. It's co2 dissolved in solution. Co2 is co2 is

  • 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...


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