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Join Date:

03-24-2012

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08-04-2015 11:34 PM

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2014 years old

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11/4/0

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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired, snowbird, biker, brewer, happily unencumbered.
  • Motorcycles,Beer,guns,normal American stuff
  • Had Many, mastered none
  • 70's Rock, Smooth Jazz
  • Dances with wolves, 2001 Space Odyssey,Terms of Endearment, Rebel without a Cause, (it was about me).
  • Cosmos, Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Big Bang Theory, Seinfeld, Game of Thrones, Real Time.
  • Anything by Mitchner, Asimov, Bradbury, Heinlein, Arthur C Clark, Pearl S. Buck, Wayne Dwyer.
  • CBX World, Concours Owners Group, Homebrewtalk
  • 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!
  • Austin Homebrew kits:rnAmerican Wheat--rnPromo Moravian Amber Ale--rnPromo Pale Ale
  • Caribou Slobber Brown Ale (Moose Drool clone) Northern Brewer,rnPhat Tyre Amber Ale (you know) Northern Brewer
  • Ray's Snowflake Smoked Porter (MoreBeer recipe)
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  • Male
  • Single
  • Grants Pass/ Nuevo
  • Or. / Ca.

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Drink a Beer in the Shower. on 08-05-2015 at 03:51 PM
    Not that there's anything wrong with that.Funny!:mug:Retired, seems like I always have a beer
    in hand, or close.

  • Posted in thread: Beer Bug on 08-04-2015 at 11:33 PM
    Just thinking outside the box, maybe try a champagne yeast, more tolerant to the alcohol
    already there?

  • Posted in thread: Found Beer on 08-04-2015 at 10:55 PM
    I put a case and a half of beer that had an off flavor (off enough that I couldn't drink it) in
    my cousins basement to see if it would age out the off flavor. 10 months later I retrieved
    them, chilled...

  • Posted in thread: Is it P-lynn-y or P-line-y??? Pliny the Elder Pronounced! on 08-04-2015 at 10:44 PM
    Ply-knee is my pronunciation, you can correct me, I will smile.:)

  • Posted in thread: Airlock size for bigger Vessels on 07-27-2015 at 03:21 PM
    If your going to ferment in them, use a blow off tube instead of air lock. With that much
    volume (35-55 gallons) there will a lot of CO2 leaving quickly, I don't think a standard air
    lock will handle ...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Repeated failed brews on 07-21-2015 at 06:55 PM
    My first suggestion would be to switch to bottled, or RO water, I use Crystal Geyser at about
    .88 cents a gallon. Most of the beer I make are hoppy ales, I've done the Morebeer Pliney The
    Elder kit 3 ...

  • Posted in thread: First brew, now I wait....and worry. on 07-21-2015 at 05:31 PM
    My first home brew was a blonde ale kit, made with a starter home brew package (bucket,
    hydrometer, 5 gal kettle, etc.) It turned out great, so much so that I was instantly hooked on
    home brewing. My ...

  • Posted in thread: First brew on 07-20-2015 at 10:22 PM
    Welcome to the obsession, you started with a fairly complex beer, and are getting in way faster
    than I did. I started with a $100. starter kit and a blonde ale. Turned out great and I was
    hooked. Of c...

  • Posted in thread: Why LME vs DME? on 07-20-2015 at 09:56 PM
    LME added at flame out, all my brews have specialty grains steeped, hop utilization always
    good, no twang, always great beer results. Prefer More Beer's foil sealed bags of LME. Usually
    warm the bags ...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Bejezus I forgot the yeast! on 05-11-2015 at 01:04 AM
    Hah, you just forgot the yeast. How about this, I forgot the extract today! I do flame out
    extract addition. I've got Mom on the phone (cell) and the boil and additions are almost done,
    OK mom, happy ...

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