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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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  • 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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  • Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 06-29-2015 at 11:39 AM
    This looks like you are using a keggle. how did you take your measurements to ensure everything
    is accurate?I leveled the keg on my kitchen floor, and then used a 1 gallon measuring pitcher.
    I went by...

  • Posted in thread: DeBrewer's Home Brewery on 06-19-2015 at 03:47 PM
    Just... damn.This is amazing. Awesome design, great space, sweet equipment. Executed
    perfectly.I am insanely jealous of your personal brew space man.Kudo's! :tank:Conner

  • Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 05-30-2015 at 03:37 PM
    It was a major pain in the ass trying to work inside of it. So I'm not sure just how accurate
    the lower marks ended up, but I'm pretty happy with the results. We'll see how they hold up to
    actual brew...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 04-13-2015 at 04:32 PM
    My first 3 batches of mead. A BOMM, JAOM, and a Tart-cherry Melomel. The JAOM took off like
    crazy last night.270858270859270860270861

  • Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 03-29-2015 at 02:52 PM
    Thanks, it's been a fun project...plus my wife got a space back in the garage!Give her a space
    in the garage, and she'll let you do whatever the hell you want with the rest of it :D.AWESOME
    space dude...

  • Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-17-2015 at 04:09 PM
    Count me in. Maybe one day I'll win something!

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-24-2015 at 09:06 PM
    I'd love to have a Spike Kettle some day!

  • Posted in thread: Yet another RIMS toolbox! on 01-23-2015 at 01:06 AM
    Ah, I saw the grill on the back side of the box from the inside, but missed the fan in the
    front.Cool project. I look forward to seeing your experience with it to see if its something I
    want to do in ...

  • Posted in thread: Yet another RIMS toolbox! on 01-22-2015 at 12:02 AM
    Have you noticed if the inside of the toolbox gets very warm/hot? Do you foresee needing to add
    a fan in the future?

  • Posted in thread: Yet another RIMS toolbox! on 01-20-2015 at 12:30 AM
    That's not bad at all. And a heck of lot better than these $1,000-3,000 control panels I see
    flying around the forums lately.Have you gotten any brews done with it yet?

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Kegged: Wheat Pale Ale Kegged: Pale Ale Kegged: Vienna Lager Ready to Keg: Jamil's Blonde Ale Primary: BierMuncher's OctoberFAST Ale On Deck: Really want to do a nice Irish Red Ale, a new wheat ale, a pilsner, and another pale ale with some different hops than I've used before. Meads: BOMM, JAOM and Tart-Cherry Melomel aging.
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