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02-06-2013

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08-24-2014 9:04 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Rookie homebrewer and volunteer at my local Texas craft brewery - St. Arnold's! Love beer and recently dove into the world of homebrewing. So far, so good - having a great time, and hoping to learn a lot here on the forum...
  • Homebrewing (new); Golf;
    Canning; Fishing; Camping
  • Medical Software Consultant; Registered Nurse
  • Tim Banks
  • Little bit of everything
  • I got in to homebrewing after volunteering at my local home brewery, St Arnold's. Many of the folks I volunteer with are also homebrewers, and after talking to them about it, I became curious. The rest is history - I bought a deluxe brewing kit from my local home brew supply shop and got off and running with an IPA using a liquid malt extract kit and some steeped grain. I enjoyed myself so much I put together a hard apple cider the following weekend. So far, both are progressing nicely!
  • Oatmeal cookie stout; Mint chocolate stout; DIPA
  • Nothing in primary right now.
  • No experience here yet.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Houston
  • Texas

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-20-2014 at 12:56 AM
    WOW! I'm in...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-16-2014 at 04:21 PM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-17-2014 at 03:47 PM
    I'm in - thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Advice on 02-06-2014 at 08:36 PM
    Imma shoot from the hip on this one and say that if you're using an enclosed device such as a
    chest freezer or something similar, a space heater just seems like a bad idea. I can't explain
    why, but I ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Advice on 02-06-2014 at 05:41 PM
    No problem - happy to help! Hope it works out for you. Mine is working great. Down here in
    Texas we don't have much need for the heating side, but I'll tell you I'm glad I built it in
    because I'm need...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Advice on 02-06-2014 at 04:48 PM
    WIBrewer83, The link below is to a guy's blog who provides step by step instructions on
    building a dual outlet temp controller using the STC-1000 that you can get on Amazon or just
    about anywhere. (li...

  • Posted in thread: How does my beer look? on 01-06-2014 at 07:35 PM
    It looks good. I think someone asked the question but I don't think you responded - do you see
    activity in the airlock? If so, you've got a good seal with the lid on. Just make sure it's
    pressed on al...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 07:31 PM
    Count me in! Thanks!!

  • Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 05:41 PM
    Count me in! Thanks!!

  • Posted in thread: 8oz bottles on 10-09-2013 at 04:33 AM
    Could you just use the coronitas and keep them in a covered box?

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