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  • I am a music teacher, I like to play golf, and had no idea that making my own beer would be this much fun. I worry too much and wish I had a basement so that I wasn't constantly looking at the beer I have sitting and waiting.
  • music,golf and now making beer
  • music teacher
  • everything
  • Caddyshack, Spinal Tap...many more
  • The Young Ones
  • too many to list
  • My wife bought me a simple two stage brew kit for father's day of 2011. I am on my seventh batch now, having five successful batches so far. I was just given clearance to start saving for a keg system...oh man life/beer is good.

    I have tried many and I am about to try to create my own recipe
  • my own creation
  • Dopplebock
  • Munich Helles
  • 1. Amber Ale (already consumed) and a
    2. Doppelbock (delicious)
    3. Octoberfest (more delicious)
    4. Trippel (best beer yet!)
    5. Canadian Ale (tasty)
    6. St. Arnold Christmas Ale clone (delicious)
    7. Celebration Ale clone (hoppy)
    8. my own creation-Munich-esque (malty and hoppy)
    9. Heineken clone
    10. Irish Stout
  • nothing...but it is on the horizon
  • Male
  • Married
  • Houston
  • TX


  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest on 11-17-2012 at 07:49 PM
    I got a little off in my grain bag and it brought out a pretty strong clove type flavor. Any
    ideas? Here was the ingredient list5 lbs. Old Bavarian Munich Blend1 lbs. amber malt extract1
    lb. German Pi...

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest on 11-16-2012 at 11:08 PM
    My last Oktoberfest of the yearThis was a good year

  • Posted in thread: Top blew off the primary on 10-10-2012 at 02:50 AM
    Making a Dunkelweizen using malt extract and a grain bag. White labs hefeweizen ale yeast.
    Finished it at 10p and went to sleep. Checked it at 6am and the top of the CO2 vent had popped
    off so I repla...

  • Posted in thread: Dry stout on 05-08-2012 at 12:09 AM
    Dang it was delicious! Thank you everyone

  • Posted in thread: Never seen this before on 05-08-2012 at 12:08 AM
    I use the grain bag around my syphon tube to try and keep more particulate from going into
    secondary or bottling bucket.

  • Posted in thread: Never seen this before on 05-06-2012 at 03:47 AM
    White labs abbey ale yeast. Thanks folks just never encountered the foam it had always subsided
    after a week.

  • Posted in thread: Never seen this before on 05-06-2012 at 02:54 AM
    I am making a raspberry wheat. First time to make this recipe. Basic brew part extract part
    grain. Time to transfer to secondary and add the fruit. When I popped the lid on the primary
    there was a thi...

  • Posted in thread: Dry stout on 01-17-2012 at 01:38 AM
    It's bottled a dry stout. I had started a Heineken clone and forgot my secondary was occupied
    with that when I made my dry stout. Revy advised me not to worry that the stout would be fine
    if not bette...

  • Posted in thread: Ran out of secondary on 12-27-2011 at 12:51 PM
    Once again thanks for the reads and the help! Going to buy another fermenter tomorrow

  • Posted in thread: Ran out of secondary on 12-27-2011 at 08:00 AM
    Wo days ago I put a Canadian ale in my glass carboy secondary. I got a gift card to my brew
    store and in my excitement brewed an Irish stout tonight. Usually I sit in primary a week
    transfer to second...

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