Customer of the Month – Russell Willden

Russell Willden

How long have you been home brewing?

I started brewing in 2013.

What is you favorite beer style to make?

I like light beer like a Munich Helles or Pilsner, but also like to change it up and make dark malty beer.

Are you a member of any brew clubs or organizations?

I am a member of ACBC (Aurora City Brew Club)

Have you won any medals or awards?

Had a good year last year and got 3 awards for 3 different beers.

Describe your brewing system or equipment.

I brew on a 3 kettle all-grain gas system, but I am slowly working on building an electric system in my basement.

What piece of equipment or brewing process has made the most difference in your beer?

The equipment that has helped me the most is a PH meter.  A plate chiller has also helped out a lot.

What other fermented beverages have you made?

I have only made beer so far, but would like to try making wine someday

List of any other hobbies or interests.

 Making beer is my major hobby