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  • Retired, snowbird, biker, brewer, happily unencumbered.
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  • Listening to NPR interview of HomeBrew supply owners Summer of 2011, did web search, bought beginners kit, just brewed my 8th extract kit 4-23-12. Ordered 3 more kit next day. Haven't ordered the same kit twice because I love trying new beers!
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  • Posted in thread: Good starter kit? on 06-04-2016 at 02:22 AM
    I got into brewing about July 2011, bought a cheap (

  • Posted in thread: Good starter kit? on 06-03-2016 at 03:29 PM
    I don't particulary like to siphon (can get messy) Here is the starter kit I would buy now

  • Posted in thread: Good starter kit? on 06-03-2016 at 07:32 AM
    StarSan Long handle Stainless SpoonWort Chillerlong probe thermometerBottlesCaps Those and that
    kit, your in the brewing hobby. But! You must control the ferment temp. 65-70 and you'll be

  • Posted in thread: Blow off question on 06-03-2016 at 07:04 AM
    Yes your going to be fine. Take a hand towel, dip it in starsan mix, wring it out, put it over
    the top of the carboy. You only have to worry about air getting in. Once fermentation begins,
    the CO2 com...

  • Posted in thread: Need for Beer!! (Bottling Issue) on 05-27-2016 at 04:58 PM
    Use soda bottles, and there are very basic kits with either liquid or dry malt extract, dry
    yeast and pellet hops, that make very decent beer. You can get 1 gallon, and 5 gallon kits.
    Naturally the sm...

  • Posted in thread: Any worse beer destination than Mexico? on 03-11-2016 at 04:27 PM
    Happy to report that Bangkok now has a beer revolution going on, found Stone, Deshutes, Rogue,
    plus an under ground brewer doing great APA's, IPA's, Stouts, and Porters. Not wide spread yet,
    but so to...

  • Posted in thread: Any worse beer destination than Mexico? on 02-26-2016 at 04:53 AM
    Leaving for Thailand on Sunday,Thai beers Singha, Chang, and Leo, all lagers, and all
    drinkable. Singha is probably the best quality, but still just a BMC equivalent. Happily there
    are places you can ...

  • Posted in thread: First BIAB observations on 01-14-2016 at 01:11 AM
    Don't get pissed at me, but you made it sound like Rocket Science :confused:Your brew day
    stressed me out! I'll happily stay an extract brewer :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Questions Questions about yeast and hops on 01-14-2016 at 12:49 AM
    Cyrenaica, Welcome to Homebrew talk! I understand your problem of being in conflict with the
    prohibition of alcohol, and a civil war. My country has delt with both of those problems in the
    past. Times...

  • Posted in thread: Switch to Keg or All Grain? on 01-14-2016 at 12:28 AM
    I'm about 40 brews into the hobby, all extract. Started out following the directions. Mixed
    results. Started listening to Homebrew Talk. Tried different suggestions. Now get excellent
    results consiste...