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  • Pro-Brewer. rnHubcap Brewery and Kitchen 10/90-1/95rnSandLot Brewery at CoorsField 2/95-10/96rnFive Star Products and Services (Director of Brewing Services)10/96-1/98rnMudShark Brewing Company 2/98-2/99rnRockyard Brewing Company 2/99-4/2002rnBJCP Certified JudgernPassed BJCP test in 1987rnHead Brewer Station 26 Brewing CO. Present
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  • Started extract in 1982. Progressed to all grain a few years later. Started a homebrew club with Russell Scherer. Russ went on to open the first brewpub in CO.rnrnI am a BJCP Certified beer judge. I have judged in local, state, regional, national and international competitions, including GABF and the World Beer Cup. I have published in Zymurgy and New Brewer. I have presented at the National Craftbrewer's Conference.rnrnI have been brewing beer for over 25 years. My first entry into the National Homebrewing Competition won first place in Bock. I turned pro in '90, becoming Brewmaster of the Hubcap Brewery in Vail, CO. During my time there, I won 7 medals at GABF and our sister location in Dallas, brewing my recipes, picked up another 4.rnrnI left to go to work for Coors Brewing as the first person to hold the title of Brewmaster in 20 years. I opened the SandLot Brewing Company at Coors Field and ran that for a couple of years. Also winning a few more medals.
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  • Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 09-17-2015 at 11:04 AM
    You are all welcome!I am glad that some of the information I provided has been found useful.I
    have been rather busy at the pro brewery. 159 batches since we opened.If any of you are going
    to GABF, try...

  • Posted in thread: Rice malt can't find it is it easily made? on 09-09-2015 at 12:48 PM
    The easiest thing to do is to use flaked rice. It is also pre-gelatinized. It can be added
    directly to the mash without the need for a separate cereal cooker or temperature. You can mix
    up to 40 % but...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-18-2015 at 12:47 PM
    That's amazing. So are you saying that they prime and carbonate in the can? Given how flimsy
    those cans are I would not have imagined they would hold the pressure generated by carbonation
    without gett...

  • Posted in thread: Bulk base grain suggestion on 06-27-2015 at 12:45 PM
    Cargill, Inc., is an American privately held, multinational corporation based in Minnetonka,
    Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. Founded in 1865, it is now the largest privately held
    corporation in the U...

  • Posted in thread: Gabf 2015 on 06-21-2015 at 06:34 PM
    The owner of the Rackhouse Pub is relocating to 2875 Blake St. in the super hip RiNo district.
    He will be acting as the tasting room for Bierstadt Lagerhaus (the latest venture for Prost
    founder Bill ...

  • Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 05-18-2015 at 11:56 AM
    The amount of spice to use is completely variable.It depends on where you get the spices from
    and how fresh they are.You will have to find a consistent supplier and go through trial and
    error to get a...

  • Posted in thread: Beerstone Deposits in Bottom of Used Keg on 04-21-2015 at 12:15 AM
    Beer Stone is usually a light colored, thin deposit. In the kettle it can be somewhat
    tannish.If you cannot get to the soil to manually scrub, it may be worth it to get something
    like a Carboy Cleaner...

  • Posted in thread: Beerstone Deposits in Bottom of Used Keg on 04-20-2015 at 11:54 AM
    Acid 6 is Acid 5 with detergent. It is designed for use in recirculating keg washers and to CIP
    serving tanks without evacuating the CO2.If what you have is beer stone, or an inorganic soil
    build up, ...

  • Posted in thread: Is there a recipe that is the copy of a known historical beer? on 04-12-2015 at 06:44 PM
    Home Brewers Guide to Vintage BeerRon Pattinson has spent many years looking through brewers'
    records to find the original recipes to many styles. This book offers the recipes using
    ingredients availa...

  • Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 04-12-2015 at 05:26 PM
    As I have stated before in this thread, use of spices are pretty much up to trial and error.
    What works for one person's system and taste will not work for another.When I made the Imperial
    White IPA, ...


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