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    ABOUT ME

  • Homebrewing,Amateur (Ham) Radio
  • Engineering Designer/Technician
  • Classic Rock, Country
  • AHA
  • Air...always air.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Hampton
  • Virginia

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  • Posted in thread: Pumping ice water vs pre-chiller in ice water on 06-25-2015 at 11:13 AM
    I've never tried a pre chiller, but I do use the ice water recirc method thru my IC. I have a
    pond pump in a 5 gal bucket that I just cover with water, then dump a bag of ice on top...hook
    the pump to...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-24-2015 at 08:35 PM
    I'm in! Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Nottingham ale yeast vs US 05 on 05-13-2015 at 11:37 AM
    I find that the Notty doesn't attenuate quite as much as the US-05, so you may find that your
    finished brew will be just a touch sweeter/maltier than you normally get. It does tend to take
    off pretty ...

  • Posted in thread: 04 and 05, temps too warm? on 05-10-2015 at 02:43 PM
    My vote would be to leave it down there, based on my experience with that same beer. Mine stays
    in the ferm chamber from start to finish at about 66F, and turns out delicious. I will say that
    this is ...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 04-13-2015 at 01:10 AM
    +5 gal Cascade Pale Ale = 8595 Gallons

  • Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-12-2015 at 08:42 AM
    I'm in! Thanks to the Vendors!

  • Posted in thread: What does your LHBS charge? on 02-15-2015 at 08:20 PM
    Actually, HBUSA will sell you the specialty grain by the ounce...at least over here in the
    Hampton store they will...I've had them actually open a 1# bag to give me 4oz for a
    recipe...plus, they offer...

  • Posted in thread: Gap Setting For Cereal Killer Mill on 02-15-2015 at 12:23 PM
    I have the same mill, and with my gap set at .035, my mash efficiency (per BS) is consistently
    between 75 and 76%, and I've never had any sparge issues. One of my recipes goes over 80%, and
    it is cons...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 02-08-2015 at 06:23 PM
    3383 + 5 House Brown Ale =3388

  • Posted in thread: Who has the most obscure hobby? on 02-05-2015 at 09:41 PM
    As am I. N8FU. I'd be up for trying something on any band but 160. Looks like you guys are west
    coast, so 20 or 40 might be best from Ohio.Also I dedicated several years of my life to
    studying Wildern...

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“The best beer is where priests go to drink. For a quart of Ale is a dish for a king.” — William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale "I never wake up Grumpy...I just let her sleep." Barefoot Hillbilly Brewing Kegged: House Brown Ale, Cascade Pale Ale Bottled: Punkin Ale, Chocolate Milk Stout, Random Pale Ale, Maris Otter/Mosaic SMaSH Fermenting: Keg/Bottle Conditioning: On Deck:
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