My name is Jared Fuller. Don't waste your time researching, as I've not won any competition anywhere in anything. I've been home brewing for about 10 years now. I have no desire to enter competitions, I simply want to make good beer at home. I live in Utah, no good beer here due to silly regulations. (I suppose that's not completely true, you can get good beer if you buy it in bottles at the state run liquor stores.... for a ridiculous price). I was offended because you called me a troll and came at this as though I had attacked your very person. I never intended to say I had ALL the answers simply that I have FINALLY (after attempting 13 batches of this in different manners) created a Hefe that I'm very proud of. It was my intention to give this recipe to the forums, since much of the information I've found was obtained from here, in combination with several excellent books, mainly "How to Brew" by John Palmer, "Water" by John Palmer and Colin Kaminski, "Malt" by John Mallet, "Hops" by Stan Hieronymus, and "Yeast" by Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff. None of which were authored by you, so forgive me if I've not heard of you or your credentials.
Like I said, I'm not in this to win a Gold or whatever it is that competition brewers do. I'm in this to create great beer that I like. No nose knows like your nose knows. If you don't like it based on my recipe, I beg you try mine before you judge me completely. Then, if it's not a good hefe, feel free to let me know what you didn't like about it.
I only joined the forums so I could find good information about what has and has not worked for people in certain recipes. I'm not here to gloat, I just wanted to give back to a community that I had used as a good resource in the past. I don't post often, because it seems as though, unless you're a medal winner in some competition, you get torn apart. Instead of talking to me in the third person as the "OP", perhaps say "hey man, this is how I have done mine in the past, maybe you want to try this?" or "have you tried doing it this way?", not "As a professional, this is incorrect and this person is a troll".... see how tone changes?