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    ABOUT ME

  • Started home brewing due the lack of beer selection in the rural area where I live. i lived in Germany for 3 years and became a fan of "echt bier" (as well as my wife). I am married with two children, 8 year old boy and a teenage girl.
  • Hunting,fishing,and traveling.
  • Purchasing
  • Classic rock, 80's hairband rock, country and bierhalle musik.
  • Jeremiah Johnson, Office Space
  • Seinfeld, Fringe
  • The Hobbit and the Trilogy of the Ring, Where the Sidewalk Ends.
  • NRA, MidThumb Bowmen
  • I have no idea why I started, mostly to get a taste of the bier I was drinking in Europe. My first beer was a Belgian Pale Ale from AHS (extract with steeping grains) and it was fantastic. My second batch was an extract Hefe recipe and it also good. I have since branched out and brewed about 12 different styles in my first 6 months of brewing. About 4 batches in, I bought a mash tun, now I'm doing All Grain. It saves me money right!! (of course the payback for the $1000 I've sunk into equipment will take some time) Now working on a single tier brew cart, that will save me a ton of money.
  • Time to start back up.
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  • Male
  • Married
  • 2 Paws
  • MI

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  • Added a new Photo on 08/10/2010

  • Added a new Photo on 08/10/2010

  • Posted in thread: Arkansas Craft beer, need a recommendation on 07-10-2010 at 01:54 PM
    well Harrison is a dry county. some good places to eat there though would be the Amish bakery
    near the hospital and neighbors mill is the best for lunch its on the main hwy behind shoney's.
    But for be...

  • Posted in thread: A four batch day on 07-02-2010 at 06:36 PM
    Hey all! Intending to do a four batch day today. Just mashed in at 7:20est for the first batch.
    i'm making: 11 gal Centennial wheat, 6 gal Amarillo IPA, 11 gal Amarillo/Citra PA, and 6 gal of
    an ESB, ...

  • Posted in thread: Arkansas Craft beer, need a recommendation on 07-02-2010 at 12:20 AM
    There is one brewery in Fayetteville. It's called Hog Haus Brewing Co. It's OK but nothing
    special. If you make it to Fayetteville let me know, my place is 10 minutes away and I have
    four on tap all t...

  • Posted in thread: Arkansas Craft beer, need a recommendation on 06-30-2010 at 12:11 AM
    I'm making a trip to northwest Arkansas early next week and I'm hoping someone can help me with
    a craft beer recommendation. I fly into Branson, MO and then will stay in Harrison, AR. It
    doesn't look ...

  • Posted in thread: Nottingham yeast is a BEAST! on 06-09-2010 at 05:05 PM
    Hmmm. I'm not really so sure these kinds of attenuations are that great, flavor-wise. I guess
    some people like super dry beers, but for me I'd want to try to shut it down before it turns my
    beer to ch...

  • Posted in thread: Nottingham yeast is a BEAST! on 06-08-2010 at 04:43 PM
    Yes, it would seem that Notty is back to its old ways. I started mainly with Nottingham and was
    in phase of using WhiteLabs and washing yeast when the entire packaging fiaso broke.I just
    recently used...

  • Posted in thread: Why I Went Back to Extract This Summer on 06-06-2010 at 03:15 PM
    There is no shame in making beer, no matter what method is used. I do up an extract kit every
    now and then as well some Partial Mash brewing for big beers.I prefer all grain because I like
    the total c...

  • Posted in thread: Predictions on my Bee Cave Porter on 06-06-2010 at 02:59 PM
    Good news, NOTTY is BACK! The porter is the first time I have used Nottingham since the quality
    fiasco and I am happy to say the beer is bubbling vigorously this morning. 16 hours into the
    fermentatio...

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