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01-09-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Houston
  • Cars,and Homebrewing!
  • IT Manager
  • Preston
  • SCI-FI
  • Brew like a Monk by Stan Hieronymus
    Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher
    The Complete Joy of Homebrewin
  • Korsairs Car Club
  • Got into brewing because of an auditor. He told me that he brewed beer, and I thought how good could it be. I did not think of it much until he brought me some of his HB. After that I bought a HB kit with 2 carboys and it exploded from there. Got tired of bottling, so I started kegging. Wanted to do some Lagers, so I converted an old Stand-up freezer into a Kegerator with a digital temp controller. Made some good beer, Made some ok beer, and only made one so far that I have had to Kick! I enjoy the process/researching and sense of accomplishment when someone drinks one of my beers and says wow thats good! This is a great hobby.
  • Scotch Ale, another citrus Hef, Pilsner
  • EdWort's Apfelwine, Cyser, Kotbsser
  • Brown Beer Experiment "Citrus HefeWeizen"
  • Light American Lager2, Cherry Oatmeal Stout I, Cyser, Smooth Oatmeal Stout III
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Stirplate for Carboys? on 01-23-2009 at 06:09 PM
    When growing microbes up in the lab, I almost always move them around somehow - usually shaking
    or stirring with paddles from an overhead motor. If I am in a 10 L vessel though (which is
    about 2.5 gal...

  • Posted in thread: Stirplate for Carboys? on 01-23-2009 at 04:14 PM
    Occasionally I will make a big beer (Above 1.060) for special occasions, family outings, or
    just for myself. Recently I made the third rendition of a Scotch Ale which came in at 1.109. My
    procedures d...

  • Posted in thread: Counter Flow Chiller vs Plate chiller on 12-02-2008 at 04:02 PM
    Thanks for the infoCheersPreston

  • Posted in thread: Counter Flow Chiller vs Plate chiller on 12-02-2008 at 03:29 PM
    I currently use an Immersion chiller, but had some questions about the Counter flow
    Chiller.When using the counter flow chiller do you run the water opposite the way the wort is
    flowing. So the coldes...

  • Posted in thread: 12 Hour drive with fermenter!? on 08-05-2008 at 04:31 PM
    Assuming the beer has finished fermenting, there could still be CO2 in the beer. Even if it is
    not carbed. This would gass off during the move creating a barrier over the beer. If at this
    point a cap ...

  • Posted in thread: Scotch ale on 07-31-2008 at 08:49 PM
    Brewed this last Sunday along with a Citrus Hefe. I hit all the temps dead on and it came in at
    1.099.I took a SG reading after 1 week in primary, it is currently at 1.038. I am expecting
    around 1.028...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Tree vs RIMS vs HERM on 07-30-2008 at 02:00 PM
    Other than Complexity of the system, What are the Pro's and Cons for Brew Tree vs RIMS vs HERM.
    I am leaning toward a Brew Tree because of the simplicity of it. But wanted to pose the
    question to the ...

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Addicted to HomeBrew Primary: Pomegranate Mead Secondary: EdWort's Apfelwine Conditioning/Aging: Belgian Double, Scotch Ale, Citris Hefe Drinking: Cyser, APA, On Deck: Munich Dunkel Projects: Whats Next? The Answer To Your Question is: Welcome to Tomorrow
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