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  • UP of Michigan
  • Brewing, traveling, hunting, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking and camping are some of my obsessions.
  • brewing,winemaking,hockey,hunting,fishing,camping,reading,travel
  • Lorena
  • Alternative, hard rock, classic rock, well anything!
  • Classics, or comedies.
  • Way too many to list- classics, trash, mysteries, non-fiction, everything
  • I started with wine but realized it takes forever. So I started making beer with extract kits and gradually went to all-grain. I've become quite a beer lover!
  • Open to suggestions!
  • Chianti; pinot grigio; catawba grape wine; tannat/merlot; apple wine; crabapple wine; dandelion wine; rhubarb wine; concord grape wine; zinfindel; sauvignon blanc; pinot noir; native grape wine; oaked chokecherry wine, and a LOT more!
  • Too much to mention, but if you come over I'll pour you one!
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  • Posted in thread: Dark Grains question.....(stout recipe) on 07-08-2015 at 12:11 AM
    I use RO water for my brews. I just started all-grain this year and wanted to get the technique
    down before messing with the water. I know it's important and I will be investing in the needed

  • Posted in thread: Dark Grains question.....(stout recipe) on 07-07-2015 at 11:05 PM
    My neighbor wants to brew a Peanut-Butter Stout this weekend. Here is the grain bill for a 5.25
    gallon batch:11 lbs 11.8 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 75.7 % 1 lbs 6.3 oz Chocolate
    Malt (350...

  • Posted in thread: Can I go to bottling right after a cold crash? on 07-07-2015 at 11:34 AM
    What if I'm using regular table sugar? Should I do less, like .65? And is there actually an
    equation or some sort of calculation table I can go to in order to figure this stuff out myself
    for later br...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on 07-07-2015 at 11:20 AM
    Are you using a refractometer or a hydrometer? If it's a hydrometer, does it read 1.000 in
    water?Does the beer have any signs of fermentation at all, even a thin krausen?

  • Posted in thread: Lager in primary or rack to secondary? on 07-07-2015 at 11:17 AM
    Sorry to exhume an old thread, but i'm still learning on the fly whilst my first lager ever is
    in the cooler.So, if leaving a lager in the primary for "2+ months" may draw yeast flavors what
    about ~1 ...

  • Posted in thread: Help me make a good bottle of beer. on 07-07-2015 at 11:15 AM
    No kids on the forum, sorry.

  • Posted in thread: Pass Reset - Use a Legit Address on 07-07-2015 at 02:00 AM
    You'd have to be really jealous to think your SO was up to something on the HBT forum, it's a
    bit of a sausage fest.No way?!:! You guys are actually guys?well, I'll be.But, truth be told,
    many women s...

  • Posted in thread: Can I go to bottling right after a cold crash? on 07-07-2015 at 01:50 AM
    I'm currently near/at the bottling stage of my first ever brew, which is a purchased kit. The
    instructions state that if you wish to cold crash, go for 3-5 days, then remove the carboy from
    the fridge...

  • Posted in thread: Sa-04 yeast questions on 07-07-2015 at 01:11 AM
    So I couldn't wait...this situation is frustrating me to no end. Gravity is still at 1.030.
    Very young still, but I'm concerned it won't be drinkable. I know it's supposed to be sweet,
    but finishing t...

  • Posted in thread: Red Star on 07-06-2015 at 11:23 PM
    Champagne yeast and many other Red Star wine yeast strains can easily ferment apple cider/juice
    to .990. It sounds like a recipe for bottle bombs to me.I'd probably put one in a plastic soda
    bottle as...

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July 18, 2008  •  01:03 AM
Hey hotstuff, I created a Michigan club on this side of the ******....http://groups.homebrewtalk.com/Michigan_Mashers

Come be a member. (I don't know what it means yet...but at least it's a place for all the Michigan folks to say hello!)

July 23, 2008  •  03:12 PM
Yooper makes the best Pfeffernussen this side of the Pecos...
October 25, 2008  •  10:24 PM
Hey! You ever been to Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire?
October 26, 2008  •  09:59 PM
It's way up near the top of the lower peninsula. Make a trip! Joe Short is an extreme brewer. Those beers are amazing. I guarantee you it'd be worth the drive. =)
November 4, 2008  •  11:52 PM
Does adding a person as a friend simply because they send you free homebrew through the mail make you shallow? I invite more members to send me free homebrew and we'll see who's shallow then!

OK, so I'm shallow! :D
December 28, 2008  •  04:56 PM
I like pie!
May 28, 2009  •  07:09 PM
Congratulations on having the Top Viewed Profile...by a landslide. That avatar of yours works wonders, now if only you could figure out how to profit from it... (insert evil laugh)
January 10, 2010  •  11:06 PM
Hope you head injury stays non-serious and gets better soon!
March 27, 2013  •  10:40 PM
send me some of your lawn mower brew recipes.
I am very intrested to try. thanks john in florida
January 22, 2014  •  10:06 PM
Hey Yooper,

I'm a newbie and want to make wine, beer, soda, etc. For right now I'm looking for someone who fills Co2 tanks (5 lb) in Marquette. So far the only place I've found is a welding shop in Escanaba. Any ideas? Thanks, BB
January 23, 2014  •  12:59 AM
@bboyyak1 I have no idea! Try sending a message via private message (PM) to brewerforlife. He is the brewmaster at the Vierling, and he works on c02 systems on the side. He'd probably know. I know a place in Iron Mountain, so I know they are out there!
March 9, 2014  •  01:32 AM
Happy Birthday!
November 24, 2014  •  11:14 AM
good to see youre still kicking around yoop. ya'll see any deer this yr?
January 29, 2015  •  10:47 PM
Hey Yooper

Love the new atavar on your profile!
When I see it appear in a thread, I know it's a must-read! SR
May 1, 2015  •  06:28 PM
Hey there, I just found your Da Yoopers ale recipe and was wondering if there is a tie-in to the music/comedy troop Da Yoopers? Just curious, love that group :P
May 19, 2015  •  01:23 AM
Please help me out, I renewed membership & also pay my monthly dues & I cannot post anything... Heres what I get when posting:

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