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bio website santeadairius.com
location Santa Cruz, CA
age 41
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18 years homebrewing, started in college when I was 20 because I was too young to buy beer but figured out that you could buy the ingredients...

Owner/winemaker for Sante Arcangeli Family Wines in Santa Cruz, CA. Sante is a "micro winery" producing 500 cases/year of carefully handcrafted Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from rare mountain vineyards in Bonny Doon and the Sonoma Coast.

Co-owner/Co-founder/Fermentation Facilitator of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Santa Cruz California.

Day job: owner of iluminada design, a web development firm in Santa Cruz.

Currently totally infatuated with brewing barrel-aged IPAs.


Feb
4
answered How do you get the bag of hops into the carboy and then remove it?
Feb
4
comment Where can I find some Nelson Sauvin hops?
I've also found the following site: www.craftbrewer.com.au that sells whole-hop Nelson as well as pellets. I've ordered from both and will followup with the results re: freshness, etc.
Jan
30
answered Pellets, Plugs and Whole Hops
Jan
30
answered About going all-grain
Jan
19
asked Where can I find some Nelson Sauvin hops?
Jan
18
answered Why does my beer smell like bananas?
Jan
18
answered What is your favorite bittering hop.
Jan
18
answered Keeping a barrel
Jan
18
answered Sanitizing oak chips