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  • I work in the healthcare industry, help write neo-marxist academic papers, and am trying to brew beer.
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  • in the AHA and Midnight Home Brewers League, Joining MALT and CRABS
  • I got into homebrewing after getting a full-time job and needing something to do after college. On my third paycheck I splurged, bought a deluxe kit from Maryland Homebrew, a 5 gallon kettle, and everything else. Then I did a sour as my first beer, and it'll be aging until its anniversary most likely.
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  • Posted in thread: Advice for Recipe - Wet Hops, Unknown Varietal on 09-29-2015 at 03:47 PM
    Thanks for all the advice everyone! We took the bittering note to heart (especially as our
    yield was a bit lower than expected), and used Magnum at 60. We did a BIAB mini-mash with
    Vienna instead of M...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Recipe - Wet Hops, Unknown Varietal on 09-24-2015 at 03:44 PM
    Haha yeah, it'll be...something. I mean ideally we'll get something akin to a cascade brewed
    cali common, but could really go any direction on the bitterness.Any thoughts on the base
    extract / grains?...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Recipe - Wet Hops, Unknown Varietal on 09-24-2015 at 01:52 PM
    So a buddy of mine and I are brewing a wet hop beer using what he was able to grow in his
    garden. By all accounts the hops look and feel good, so we wanted to come up with a demo beer.
    I'm banking off...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping a Belgian Wit? on 04-04-2014 at 04:37 PM
    I'm doing a kinda odd wit. Sweet orange peel instead of bitter, fermentation with WLP400 and
    Brett Lambicus, and dry hopping with Saaz. Hallertau as the bittering hop, Saaz at 15-5-0 in
    the boil. Oran...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on very simple hoppy rye & wheat beer? on 04-02-2014 at 06:31 PM
    So I haven't done a straight extract brew in a while, but figured it might be a fun little
    experiment.Anyway:3.6 gallon boil. Top up to 5.5 gal.Fermentables3.3lb Briess Bavarian Wheat
    LME3.3lb Briess ...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on two beers for a moving party? on 03-31-2014 at 07:18 PM
    Admittedly I keep the acidulated malt there as it was in the original malt bill for the beer.
    Only changes are from Sparkling Amber to Rye otherwise. It's more to make sure I have a similar
    beer to wh...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on two beers for a moving party? on 03-31-2014 at 04:20 PM
    Posted this over on BA, but wanted to get thoughts here as well!Both are, somewhat dramatically
    if you're being super strict about style, altered versions of recipes I've enjoyed in the past.
    They are...

  • Posted in thread: Lacto directly into LME canisters for "sour mash" ? on 02-28-2014 at 03:05 PM
    So, I've been a bit bored and been wanting to try a sour mash gose. However, given the variable
    results of sour mashing I figured maybe extract + specialty grain would be an easy start.Since
    I have to...

  • Posted in thread: East Kent Golding Ryeish IPA? on 12-30-2013 at 10:19 PM
    Thoughts, ideas, critiques?Fermentables 3.3# Briess Rye LME 3.3# Briess Pilsen LME 1lb Victory
    1lb C20 1lb CarapilsBrew Schedule 60 - EKG 2oz 15 - EKG 2oz, Whirlfloc Tablet, Servomyces 10 -
    EKG 2oz 5 ...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Trappist & Brett Lambicus in a "belgo" Oatmeal Stout? on 12-24-2013 at 02:52 PM
    So a professional brewer is letting me use some of their wort to make a different
    interpretation of their oatmeal stout. I decided it would be interesting to try a Trappist
    yeast in combination with b...

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