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06-06-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am still fairly new to brewing in my own opinion. I've been brewing since February 2012, and after 4 or 5 extract batches (some turned out good, others not so much), I moved on to all-grain. Right now I do AG full-volume BIAB in a keggle with a KAB4 Banjo Burner. I have 2 more 15.5gal kegs that I plan on cutting and turning into a MLT and HLT eventually. I built a 12.9cu.ft. keezer with a full wooden top and 3 SS Perlick taps. I plan on eventually expanding to as many as 6-8 taps as I am able to. I really enjoy the process, and you can't beat the fact that when you're done, you have really good beer to drink. Win win, right? I have a wonderful wife. She is very patient and allows me my hobby obsessions. If only she liked to drink beer...
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  • The Dark Knight Trilogy, Sherlock Holmes, Star Wars, Star Trek (new and old), just about anything Leonardo DiCaprio, Gravity, Bond movies, Defiance, Snatch, Dazed and Confused, Empire Records, etc.
  • The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Three and a Half Men, River Monsters, Holmes on Holmes, Family Guy, Brain Games, The Americans, Good Eats, etc.
  • Anything sci-fi, especially future sci-fi.
  • I got into home-brewing in Feb. 2012. My sister-in-law had bought my brother a kit from Mr. Beer for his birthday the previous year, and decided to get me one to start some friendly brotherly competition. I've since moved on from the Mr. Beer kit and into All-Grain brewing with a keggle.
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: DIY Counterflow Chiller - Jaded Cyclone Clone on 05-25-2016 at 03:58 PM
    Thanks guys. It was a bit of a pain, but once I got the hang of it it wasn't too bad.I prefer
    the 90 deg bends because the plan is to mount it underneath the top of a brew cart eventually,
    and this wa...

  • Posted in thread: Bar Top Keezer Build on 05-10-2016 at 06:44 PM
    That is a hell of a keezer build. Very well done.

  • Posted in thread: EBC II Control panel and element for sale on 05-07-2016 at 12:21 AM
    What wattage is the element?

  • Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway on 05-05-2016 at 12:29 AM
    Always interested in new equipment. Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: DIY Counterflow Chiller - Jaded Cyclone Clone on 04-08-2016 at 01:58 AM
    More pics:

  • Posted in thread: DIY Counterflow Chiller - Jaded Cyclone Clone on 04-08-2016 at 01:57 AM
    Hey everyone,I thought that since I've had a brew under my belt with this beast, I should
    probably share it on here. I've only seen one or two of these on HBT so far, and they were
    smaller versions wi...

  • Posted in thread: Single Tier Brew Stand with BCS460 Complete Build on 03-22-2016 at 02:58 AM
    An emoji does not exist that expresses the pure awe and envy which I feel. That is an
    OUTSTANDING build. Probably the best build quality of ANY piece of equipment I've seen here on
    HBT, and I'm an una...

  • Posted in thread: Low bucks motorized grain mill on 03-22-2016 at 02:34 AM
    I'd say either of those are good choices, I'm debating going to something like that myself. I
    don't love the idea of having my PSU in the garage sucking up grain dust. For now I just wired
    a super lon...

  • Posted in thread: Low bucks motorized grain mill on 03-22-2016 at 02:33 AM
    Yes, been a while since I wrote that and had to think about it a little. Doesn't appear that I
    worded it very clearly, but the green to black tells the psu that it is good to go to power on
    the mother...

  • Posted in thread: Keggle Mash Tun & Tri-clamp Bottom Drain on 03-21-2016 at 02:58 AM
    Is the pipe and nut on that false bottom stainless? I might be interested in the false bottom,
    bottom drain and hose. How much for those 3 shipped to 40245?

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Kegged: Octoberfest Ale Kegged: Gumballhead Clone Kegged: Bee-Cave Haus Pale Ale Ready to Keg: Milk Stout Primary: empty On Deck: planning a Belgian Red Ale and another blonde ale for easy summer drinking. Meads: BOMM, JAOM and Tart-Cherry Melomel aging.
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