Where are you from?
I’ve been a Lauter Day Brewers member:
Since the very first meeting.
Do you have a homebrewing disaster you’d like to share?
Left the valve open once, wasn’t paying attention and all of the work ended up on the floor.
Do you have any pets or kids named after beer styles or ingredients?
Do you have a good Homebrew club story you’d like to share
Kiitos big brew day is a great time, getting together with friends talking about our favorite hobby.
If you could serve your homebrew to someone famous, who would it be and what would you give her/him?
Maynard James Kennan, I’d give him a Brut IPA since he owns a winery.
List some of the names you’ve given your beers. Which is your favorite?
I don’t name my beers.
Have you won any homebrew competition medals? If yes, what place and for what beer(s)?
Yes, though I haven’t kept track.
How long have you been homebrewing?
About seven years.
What was the first beer you ever brewed and how did it turn out?
The aforementioned dry stout from the kit at Salt City. Other than the carbonation problems, it was a pretty good beer!
What is/are your favorite style(s) to brew?
What style(s) would you never brew?
Do you have a favorite homebrew trick or gadget that you’ve found to make your beer better/brewing easier, etc?
It’s easy to shorten the mash and boil times if you are pressed for time.
What’s the most unusual ingredient you’ve ever used in a brew?
I don’t like unusual ingredients for the most part.
How I Brew
Describe Your Brew system
I recently switched from a manual gas to an electric brewery.
How frequently do you brew?
About twice a month
Are you an indoor or outdoor brewer?
Do you brew alone, with friends or with someone you live with?
Alone most of the time.
Do you have a favorite hop? If yes, what is it and why do you like it?
Citra, I like citrus flavors.
Do you have a favorite malt? If yes, what is it and why do you like it?
California select, I think the flavor is smoother.
Do you have a favorite yeast? If yes, what is it and why do you like it?
Safale-05 so easy.