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12-24-2010

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12-18-2011 6:33 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • look at my pic, first impression is everything. thats me in a nut shell.
  • Mountain biking,camping,fishing,and now brewing
  • service technician for resaurant equipment
  • Steve Myres
  • All music is relevant
  • anything by scorsese
  • to much tv will turn you into a boob. however Brewmasters is good.
  • readingses is fo suckahs
  • lookin for a good club in milwaukee for home brewers
  • making your own beer is the cats meow. thats why i got started
  • who knows I am about ten batches in and havent made the same thing twice. however i think that i might make another brown ale (my favorite type) but this time throw in some vanilla bean. im thinkin it will compliment the beer quite well and give it a very crisp taste.
  • I have a doppelbock lager in primary...six months later ill let ya know how it is.
  • I have a bavarian heffweizen fermented at about 73 degrees to get that sweet sweet naner flavor.
  • I have a belgian dubbel bottled.
  • nothing still working on getting some free equipment from some of the restaurants at which i fix the equipment at. if im lucky otherwise ill have to purchase
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • milwaukee
  • WI

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: mmmm porter on 11-05-2011 at 01:33 AM
    Does anyone out there have a really good vanilla porter recipe. this will be my first all grain
    so please be detailed. thank ya much

  • Posted in thread: Brew day, should I be worried on 09-10-2011 at 02:48 AM
    i had a smack pack that i smacked to hard and exploded yeast all over the cabinets wife no
    happy

  • Posted in thread: Tell me about "green" beer on 09-10-2011 at 01:57 AM
    at what temp did you steep ur grains if any. and i have gotten that taste from boiling my wort
    at to high of a temp, did you have a bunch of stuff burnt on the bottom of your kettle.

  • Posted in thread: extra yeast for condition on 09-10-2011 at 01:50 AM
    Makin a lager double bock and its been sitting for six months. I need to throw more yeast at
    bottling so im using a dry ale yeast about half a pack. so do i need to hydrate these little
    devils or what...

  • Posted in thread: barleywine woody on 09-08-2011 at 11:33 PM
    Quick question, has anyone ever aged a barleywine in a 5 gallon torched oak barrel or for that
    matter on a bed of oak chips in a fermenter. Did it taste good? Just had the thought, I heard
    that a good...

  • Posted in thread: First time kegging - lots of questions on 09-06-2011 at 11:09 PM
    you can allways get a cartridge co2 connect for dispensing thats what i do when i bring the keg
    to a friends house i imagine you can do the same if you dont have room or dont want to drill
    through you...

  • Posted in thread: Tannin (Steeped too hot!) on 09-06-2011 at 11:03 PM
    malty beers tend to cover up alot of the bad it may be a little off but you should be fine
    after you drink ten to fifteen of them bad boys, you wont notice a thing.

  • Posted in thread: I have no idea what anyone's talking about, best place to start reading? on 09-06-2011 at 10:53 PM
    what i did to get started everytime i came across a term i did not understand, I googled it,
    then you got urself a definition. It helped me tremendously.

  • Posted in thread: keggin on 08-21-2011 at 04:45 PM
    all gaskets on my keg have been replaced and lubed. my process is refrigerate beer one day to
    38 degrees (optimal temp for co2 absorption) connect gas at 30 psi. thats what i was told to
    use. roll the...

  • Posted in thread: My first batch on 08-21-2011 at 04:37 PM
    yeast will do amazing things to your beer sometimes. as for a hoppy taste i found that i really
    enjoy a american honey brown ale with 3 split vanilla beans in secondary. it turned out
    phenomenal with ...

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