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  • Brewing,sailing,fly fishing,cigars
  • Termite company
  • Pat
  • Started with a Cooper's kit. Brewing for about a year, making many IPA's and stouts. Started messing with recipes and am about to do my first AG. Collecting equipment now.
    Done collecting now and have brewed a number of batches. Quite satisfied with the quality, now shooting for specific flavors. Uurah!!
  • In search of the perfect IPA
  • Stone IPA clone
  • Scotch Ale
  • NONE!
  • One kegger on the patio, one 2 tap by the fireplace and one in the brew shed. IPA and oaked porter in the front room, Scotch ale on the patio, and RIS in the shed.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Ventura
  • CA


  • Posted in thread: Thousand Oaks, California on 08-14-2014 at 09:31 PM
    I'd be in for four or so.Pat

  • Posted in thread: Immersion or counterflow chiller? on 06-03-2014 at 07:16 PM
    I pump through the CFC back into the boil during the final 15 minutes of the boil to sanitize
    the CFC. Then at flame out I continue to pump through the CFC and turn on the cooling water. By
    the time a...

  • Posted in thread: All foam corny keg on 06-03-2014 at 07:07 PM
    Disconnect the gas line, pour a few pulls and the excess pressure will be relieved. That is if
    all other things are in order.

  • Posted in thread: Termite fumigation... are kegs ok? on 05-06-2014 at 04:50 PM
    I'm not a fumigator, however I do own a termite business and regularly fumigate structures
    through a sub-contractor. As long as the cornies are pressurized, they will be alright. The gas
    boils at minu...

  • Posted in thread: a question for hopback owners on 03-30-2014 at 05:52 PM
    My blushing bride bought a Hop-Rocket for me, not realizing it was for whole hops. I use
    pellets. Put a hop-sock on the internal filter and use pellets anyway. Works great for a fast
    dry-hop. Just sen...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-22-2014 at 05:56 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: How do you store bulk hop pellets after breaking the seal on 01-20-2014 at 07:07 PM
    1 liter plastic bottle + tire stem in top + air chuck on a co2 line = great hops storage. Just
    purge a couple of times and store in freezer.

  • Posted in thread: Hi-Gene Beer Engine / Hand Pump on 01-17-2014 at 04:04 PM
    I need to see how it mounts at the front and how the lines come out to figure out if it will
    fit on my already 15 tap kegerator. This might complete my insanity.

  • Posted in thread: The cold hard truth about rinsing yeast with boiled water on 01-07-2014 at 05:11 PM
    FollowingSent from my SPH-L710 using Home Brew mobile app

  • Posted in thread: Hello from SoCal beach brewer on 01-06-2014 at 04:32 PM
    Whoa... Ventura?? Welcome aboard. Going to the VIBE meeting Thursday evening? At Surf Brewery
    in the back. (VIBE = Ventura Independent Beer Enthusiasts). Six thirty, see you there.Pat

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