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10-30-2007

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07-28-2014 3:29 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Ashburn, VA
  • Beer...golf...bowling...p
    ool...darts...live music.
  • Telecom
  • almost everything except country. Recently got a record player and starting to collect vinyl
  • supertroopers...beerfest...the big lebowski...half baked...
  • house...rules of engagement...criminal minds...most food network shows...
  • lots of brew books...any dean koontz book
  • An old highschool friend of mine in SF was homebrewing and a coworker started up and got me hooked. I started in November of '07 and haven't looked back.
  • Dogfish Head 60 min clone
  • Moved to Kegging
  • Thunderstruck Pumkin Ale
    Raspberry Wheat
  • Male
  • In a Relationship

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Another IIPA recipe opinion ? on 11-19-2009 at 01:47 AM
    I'm done with adjuncts for quite some time. I'm moving on to simple recipes for IPAs, Stouts
    and Brown Ales. Speaking of the cabin, there will be some serious head dunking in the creek at
    3am if you b...

  • Posted in thread: Another IIPA recipe opinion ? on 11-19-2009 at 12:21 AM
    AHAHAAAAAAAAA!!! Put me down for a 22...I got a couple brews to set for xmas presents but i'll
    have a 22 of something for trade in the next couple months...It'll have to be something HOPPY
    obviously t...

  • Posted in thread: Another IIPA recipe opinion ? on 11-18-2009 at 11:11 PM
    uh oh...don't mess with Schwind and his victory malt!!!...LOL...someday i'll go back to AG
    brewing when i can brew outside and i'll make this recipe...bringing 7 gallons to a boil on my
    stove is hurti...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate mint stout on 11-03-2009 at 07:27 PM
    I made this recipe earlier this year with fresh mint. The only difference is that I didn't add
    the mint lifesaver, just the fresh stuff. Mine turned out very balanced with the mint being
    noticeable, b...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate mint stout on 10-29-2009 at 03:34 AM
    I brewed a chocolate mint stout from a recipe in a book titled Radical Brewing...the recipe
    called for an ounce of mint leaves added to the boil and also adding a mint lifesaver as
    well...the beer tur...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Beer filter. No more secondary Ferm? on 03-25-2009 at 05:29 PM
    unfortunately i'm going to have to look into filtering my homebrew because i have been
    diagnosed (not confirmed) to have gout. Apparently brewers yeast is one of the top no nos for
    people who have gou...

  • Posted in thread: Start of a Starter FAQ on 01-21-2009 at 07:52 AM
    I made a yeast starter about a month ago and got hit with unexpected family coming in town and
    travel for work after the holidays. The starter has been sitting on my kitchen counter at room
    temp 68 - ...

  • Posted in thread: 1st AG - Advice on 08-01-2008 at 03:45 PM
    OK...thanks everyone for the information and advice...i made the trip to the lhbs yesterday and
    got everything i needed...i bought the 5.2 stabilizer but will be a gametime decision i guess
    whether i ...

  • Posted in thread: 1st AG - Advice on 07-31-2008 at 03:09 AM
    LOL...Nice analogy...without knowing the makeup of my water what would be the indication that i
    have a problem...sorry...I'm a complete noobie to AG and maybe have read too much for my own
    good before...

  • Posted in thread: 1st AG - Advice on 07-31-2008 at 01:40 AM
    I woundn't suggest using 5.2 stablizer until you know you have a problem. Are you planning to
    batch sparge? Make sure you sparge with 180F water.I am planning to batch sparge with 2 equal
    portions...I...

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