summersolstice

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03-28-2008

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07-15-2012 3:39 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Central Nebraska, USA
  • Wine and mead making,coffee roasting,smoking meat
  • Safety Director - trucking
  • jazz
  • Scifi and action
  • travel
  • Kearney Area Brewers, AHA
  • Began several years ago with 1-gallon batches of mead and moved to larger batches, along with country wines and wine kits. I've been brewing since early 2008.
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  • Mead made with honey and Calamansi (a type of citrus that looks like a small lime but tastes like a cross between an orange and a kumquat) concentrate I brought back from the Philippines
    Spiced pyment in a barrel
    Blackberry Claret Mead
    All-grain Centennial Blonde
  • 175+ gallons of various wines, ciders, and meads

    Just bottle a Sierra Nevada APA clone (extract)
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Starter Hunting Rifle on 07-16-2012 at 04:45 PM
    While I prefer the 30-06 for all the reasons stated above, remember that we're talking about an
    11-year old. I personally think that the recoil may prove too much for a beginning hunter,
    especially at...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Ingredient Kit on 06-21-2012 at 02:17 PM
    I too would go with either a Wine Expert Vintner's Reserve or World Vineyard white - and, given
    your stated preference in style and age, maybe a Luna Bianca, Riesling, or a Liebfraumilch. Too
    bad you ...

  • Posted in thread: Rookie mistake on 06-19-2012 at 07:39 PM
    I wonder about the wisdom of admitting such a mistake in an open forum but I deserve the
    criticism. I made a batch of light Belgian golden ale last night and everything went smoothly.
    I quickly cooled...

  • Posted in thread: Northernbrewer had to go and change their site :-/ on 06-18-2012 at 09:19 PM
    Their domain expired.I needed something from their site today and had the same problem. This is
    what the customer service rep told me.

  • Posted in thread: Clear beer! on 06-07-2012 at 07:08 PM
    One of my first efforts. This is a very light bodied braggott.

  • Posted in thread: Buy one, get one free wine kit at Northern Brewer! on 06-05-2012 at 03:36 PM
    They're OOS on a bunch of stuff. I bet they're just trying to blow out some remaining stock
    that's getting old so that they can get new stock in.They had a good selection yesterday
    morning when I plac...

  • Posted in thread: Polish mead on 06-04-2012 at 09:08 PM
    I've tried several of the Polish meads and have found them to be very well done.

  • Posted in thread: Buy one, get one free wine kit at Northern Brewer! on 06-04-2012 at 07:48 PM
    This is a great deal. I just ordered two kits.

  • Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Giveaway! on 05-30-2012 at 09:38 PM
    I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: What type fermenters are these? on 05-23-2012 at 01:39 PM
    These are called Tuff-Tanks. EC Kraus sells them.

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