DJ Spiess

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DJ Spiess

Welcome to fermentarium!

I live in Denver, Colorado. This blog is everything about beer, wine, cider, mead and other spirits.

I am a avid homebrewer and winemaker. I’ve been making my own beer and wine for many years. I started making beer when I was in college (mostly because the drinking age in the United States is 21). My first few beers were horrible. The beers are much better now, and I often supply my neighborhood with free beer! It is a great hobby!

I’ve been programming computers since I was 10. I first learned BASIC on a Sinclair computer and I’ve been programming ever since. I have a degree in Computer Science from Regis University, and a masters in Computer Science from the University of Colorado – Denver. I currently work as a software engineer.

My current favorite video games are Batman: Arkham Knight, Witcher 3, and Fallout – all for the X-Box One.

Why Fermentarium?

Fermentarium serves as one place to collect everything interesting about alcohol, predominantly beer and wine.  There are articles about how to start homebrewing or winemaking, advanced topics, industry news, wine and beer reviews, and other articles about beer and wine!  Hopefully you will find this site a great place to find homebrewing information, gather new ideas, and share new ideas with other readers.

If you would like more information, please contact me through the contact page.

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