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Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« on: October 18, 2011, 02:06:46 PM »
AHA Governing Committee member and AHA Forum & BrewTechTalk Moderator is now taking questions on batch sparging equipment and techniques through October 24 for the AHA's Ask The Experts.

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Denny's Bio
Denny Conn has been homebrewing for more than 14 years in the foothills of the Coast Range Mountains in Oregon. He is an audio engineer by trade, but that’s just to finance the brewing. Denny did about six extract batches before switching to all-grain and discovering the “Cheap’n’Easy” batch sparge brewing technique. He’s a BJCP National Judge and his Rye IPA recipe has been brewed both by Rogue Ales in the U.S. and Olfabrikken in Denmark. He also has written articles for brewing magazines, is a frequent contributor to many internet beer discussion forums and was a speaker at the 2008 and 2010 AHA conferences. He’s the Tech Tsar of the Cascade Brewers Society, based in Eugene, Ore.

Thanks for taking this on Denny!

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2011, 03:39:45 PM »
Denny who?  ;D
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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2011, 05:56:48 AM »
Denny who?  ;D

This guy?



I didn't know his first name was Denny  ;D

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2011, 04:41:17 PM »
Denny who?  ;D

 Is that the guy with the cooler and braid thing? A pragmatic sort of fellow I understand.
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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2011, 01:32:33 PM »
Isn't the AHA forum always an "ask Denny Conn" forum?

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2011, 01:53:30 PM »
Denny who?  ;D

This guy?



I didn't know his first name was Denny  ;D



I saw his picture in Zymurgy a couple of issues ago.  He must be buying hair gel by the barrel to keep this look going.  Where's his tie?  ;D

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2011, 02:07:02 PM »
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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2011, 02:09:58 PM »
Dear Denny,

What was the thinking behind changing your avatar from George Carlin to that guy from Spinal Tap?

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2011, 10:32:42 AM »
Dear Denny,

What was the thinking behind changing your avatar from George Carlin to that guy from Spinal Tap?

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2011, 03:10:46 PM »
Dear Denny,

What was the thinking behind changing your avatar from George Carlin to that guy from Spinal Tap?

Your adoring fan,

James

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2011, 08:06:53 AM »
Dear Denny:

I want to make a passion fruit wheat honey ale with Ringwood yeast.  What temperature should I ferment the beer to maximize the fruity esters?

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2011, 09:03:25 AM »
Dear Denny:

I want to make a passion fruit wheat honey ale with Ringwood yeast.  What temperature should I ferment the beer to maximize the fruity esters?

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chumley

Dear Chumster,

As you realize, you're brewing one of my favorite styles with my all time favorite yeast.  I recommend you ferment at 130F for 6 months.  Th serve, pour the beer on your lawn, then open a PBR.

Good luck, you'll need it....

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2011, 10:02:12 AM »
 :D, don't forget the Fuggles!

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2011, 07:50:58 PM »
Oh no, Denny loves his Nugget....btw Denny, did you ever get that hop irradicated from your yard?

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Re: Ask The Experts: Denny Conn
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2011, 08:54:50 PM »
Oh no, Denny loves his Nugget....btw Denny, did you ever get that hop irradicated from your yard?

It dies back a little more each year, but it's still there.
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