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  • I used to make beer back in the early sixties when all I could find was Rlue Ribbon hopped malt in a can . Gave it up for obvious reasons after many years and have started up after seeing what's available once. Only this time around I'm using today's methods and ingredients. rnrnReasons are simple. Not too many real options out there (without spending a ton on craft brews) for really dark beers that have more to them than alcohol content and weak flavor profiles. OMO
  • Shooting,reloading,collecting old movies,old time radio mysteries,shooting pool and travel.
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  • 40's and 50's mysteries and horror films.
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  • Any Rex Stout stuff.
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  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Scale: Pumping Beer Long Distances on 06-09-2016 at 02:39 PM
    50 Level feet will not require that much pressure so most any food safe hose is fine. You are
    dealing with sweet cooled wort and a 50 foot run will require very careful sanitation even more
    than a 50 ...

  • Posted in thread: Old chemical tanks on 05-14-2014 at 03:31 PM
    If Kodak was the last to use them I'd be pretty sure they would be pretty clean. ( PRETTY SURE
    ? ).. Look for pitting or caked on gunk.This is a link to MSDS info for all the Kodak chemicals
    used.. Mo...

  • Posted in thread: Bought my first decent knives on 02-17-2014 at 06:15 PM
    I'm happy with my Cutco knives. They're the best kitchen knives I've ever owned. A bit
    expensive but guaranteed forever.Disclosure...I work for Cutco.I sold Cutco back in 1969. It
    helped put me throug...

  • Posted in thread: Movie name game on 02-12-2014 at 02:40 AM
    Dangerous Money

  • Posted in thread: Rum on 02-10-2014 at 03:31 AM
    Demerara El Dorado 21 Year Old Special ..Picked up a few bottles about six years ago in the
    Caribbean. Still have a little left in one of them. Very unique.bosco

  • Posted in thread: Movie name game on 02-09-2014 at 10:05 PM
    When Worlds Collidebosco

  • Posted in thread: dig cooper fermenter kit on 02-09-2014 at 09:54 PM
    I have the new one and use it the most. If I want to get another brew going while it's full I
    go to the buckets.Huge volume, no need for airlock, no blow offs and a handy spigot for samples
    or racking...

  • Posted in thread: 2014 Winter Olympics on 02-08-2014 at 02:44 PM
    I love to watch the olympics- but I wish it was showing more sports instead of certain
    individuals being picked out for human interest stories. It's like watching a soap opera with
    a bit of sports th...

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning bottles on 02-08-2014 at 02:37 PM
    I soak the bottles to be cleaned & delabeled in PBW for an hour to overnight,depending on the
    glue used. Then scrube inside with a bottle brush. Then outside to get the remaining label gunk
    off with a...

  • Posted in thread: Normal bottling volume on 02-08-2014 at 02:24 PM
    So what is normal bottling volume for a five gallon recipe? I've done two now and bottling
    volume was under four gallons for each :( . I did rack to secondary and back to bottling
    bucket, losing some ...

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