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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: Things the SWMBO says....... on 03-02-2015 at 06:01 PM
    I poured her a bottle of that NB La Petite Orange extract kit I made with the orange zest and
    corriander to try and she says: "Wow, this is really good! Um, so here's the thing, you can't
    have anymore...

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 02-26-2015 at 04:15 PM
    When you look at the long range weather forcast just to see when there's going to be warm
    enough weekend to brew again.

  • Posted in thread: I need a funny beer saying!!! on 02-25-2015 at 05:30 PM
    "I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this morning what the rest of us said last
    night." - Benjamin Franklin

  • Posted in thread: the best homebrew video ever!!! on 02-25-2015 at 05:15 PM
    Anyone who ever watches this video, will from here on after, smile and go "Boom!" with every
    hop addition for every batch they brew.I need it to warm up here so I can brew again. You know
    I'll be smil...

  • Posted in thread: vegetarian friendly fining agent?? on 02-15-2015 at 08:14 PM
    I've been using Irish Moss forever. Is it not considered vegan or is not very good as a fining
    agent?I use Irish Moss religiously, won't brew a batch without it. As far as I understand it,
    it's actual...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Extract Kit on 02-14-2015 at 11:38 PM
    I've made several kits from NB and made good beers from them. A few of my favorites are: Le
    Petite Orange (just finished one and it's very good, my wife is drinking one right now and said
    it's one of ...

  • Posted in thread: If you LOVE your job... on 02-12-2015 at 05:17 PM
    Wow liquidity, that's some really nice work by you and your crew. Question is, is that
    someone's house or a commercial building?

  • Posted in thread: Talk me out of an Extract brew or not..... on 02-12-2015 at 05:02 PM
    I agree with Darwin. I have brewed probably 10-12 AG batches in my short brewing career but I
    have made numerous extract batches from kits and have had excellent results. In my mind I
    compare it to ga...

  • Posted in thread: Confession Time on 02-05-2015 at 05:40 PM
    I told SWMBO that the last two bottles of her favorite brown ale might have some "off" flavors
    because they were 2 years old. She told me she was too scared and wouldn't drink them. They
    were deliciou...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopped my DIPA with citra ugh on 02-03-2015 at 08:17 PM
    The more I think about it, I'm really glad I don't have a frame of reference for what a "Dead
    hooker's a$$" tastes like...

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