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  • Canton, MI
  • New Homebrewer interested in brewing red ales similar to Killians or Smithwicks Irish Red ale
  • Automotive
  • Rob
  • Just getting started, brewed my first extract batch of Irish Red ale on 3/29/09.
  • American red ales, Belgians, brown ales, blond ales
  • Air
  • Belgian Tripel
  • Irish RED (2) Batches
    SWMBO Slayer Belgian Blond
    Experimental Brown Ale - which is awesome!
  • I don't plan on kegging at this time
  • Male
  • Married


  • Posted in thread: Anyone else a Ham Radio Operator? on 04-07-2014 at 07:24 PM
    I've been debating on taking both the technichan and general at the same time. I've been
    studying the online tests for about 6 weeks now and have been getting 85-95 on both every time
    I try one. So al...

  • Posted in thread: I got mine. Who got theirs? on 04-03-2014 at 06:33 PM
    Touched base w/ SWMBO, she scored 3 bottles so far and is going to another place to see if she
    can get a few more. Three are better than none I suppose.

  • Posted in thread: I got mine. Who got theirs? on 04-03-2014 at 04:03 PM
    SWMBO is out as I write this (while I'm at work) trying to score a couple 4 packs. She really
    likes Backwoods Bastard (she scored 4 4-packs last time they came out) and want's to try this
    one. Fingers...

  • Posted in thread: Shelf Life of Extract Kit on 02-17-2014 at 04:01 PM
    I had 3 extract kits that I brewed in late December - early January that had an expiration date
    of 2010 that I kind of forgot I had. I meant to brew them within 6 months of buying them but we
    got busy...

  • Posted in thread: How cold is it on 02-04-2014 at 04:32 PM
    It's so cold here, I just saw a liberal with his hands in his OWN pockets!

  • Posted in thread: NB Extract Kits - heads up! on 01-29-2014 at 02:30 PM
    :mad:I just tried to order a couple of extract kits from Northern Brewer and requested that
    they not crush the grains with the kits. I was told that they can't leave the "specialty
    grains" that are in...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Vials Glue on 01-08-2014 at 12:26 AM
    I kinda figured the label part. I'll try the WD-40 in a few minutes and let you know how it
    goes.Dude! That worked great! Who knew WD-40 would dissolve glue? I had those things on the
    kitchen counter ...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Vials Glue on 01-07-2014 at 11:54 PM
    I used WD-40 and the glue comes right off. Just spray, let sit for a short moment, wipe off
    with old cloth/rag.EDIT: I guess I should have said that I peel the label off first.I kinda
    figured the labe...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Vials Glue on 01-07-2014 at 11:52 PM
    To sterilize them, fill em with cheap vodka, shake, dump out...dump out, you mean like into a
    glass with ice right?

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Vials Glue on 01-07-2014 at 05:42 PM
    "Goo Gone" worked very well for the 20 or so vials I cleaned (I got it at Lowes or Home Depot,
    don't remember which).Edit: The glue used on WL vials is the toughest stuff I've ever
    encountered. Oxycle...

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