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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing,college and high school sports,USC Gamecock sports,gardening,The Walking Dead,reading and movies
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
  • William E. Cooper
  • Classic rock (AC-DC, Rush, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper, etc), anything by artists in the movie "The Last Waltz"!
  • Alien/Aliens, Goodfellas, The Terminator franchise, The Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Full Metal Jacket, Predator, too many more to list...
  • The Walking Dead; Diners, Drive Ins and Dives; the news, college football
  • The Travis McGee novels of John D. McDonald, Zombie Fiction of any type, biographies, true crime, etc.
  • I was given a basic brew kit for Xmas one year but this was woefully inadequate. So, I went to a local Homebrew store and upgraded to the two bucket system and have been happily making my own for 15 years or more. I try to make anything and everything I can to expand my palate and experience as a homebrewer.
  • Irish Stout, a red ale and a pale ale are my next recipe kits.
  • A St. Paul Porter!
  • A Mexican pilsner
  • Male
  • Married
  • Lugoff
  • SC

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  • Posted in thread: Grain Bill help - Brown Ale on 07-30-2014 at 04:31 PM
    I made this one a couple months ago and it matured to a great brown ale. I actually upped the
    victory malt from .5# to 1# because I wanted a bit more nuttiness.🍻Nut Brown Ale9.00 lb
    Pale Malt ...

  • Posted in thread: What's your recipe philosophy? on 07-30-2014 at 04:26 PM
    Just curious... How do you find the perfect IPA? It's such a broad style and peoples tastes are
    all over the map. Is it to the brewers individual tastes, or something else?I'm curious because
    I've onl...

  • Posted in thread: subbing us-04 for london esb 1968 yeast on 07-30-2014 at 04:22 PM
    S-04 should be a good substitute for any British/ UK beer. It's not quite as clean or forgiving
    as S-05 but English strains have a bit more fruity characteristics anyway.Sent from my iPhone
    using Home...

  • Posted in thread: Educate me on British yeast strains on 07-30-2014 at 12:55 AM
    I've only used Nottingham, us-04 and wlp007 for my British ales (which I love!). The 007 comes
    thru in early tasting of my English pale ale. Notty is just a clean, awesome yeast and probably
    my favori...

  • Posted in thread: How many Fermenters do you have. on 07-29-2014 at 09:28 PM
    Winemaking is a great hobby for a procrastinator!That's what I love about brewing... It's the
    perfect hobby for lazy people like me!My daughter... "Aren't you going to bottle today?"Me... "
    Nah! I'll ...

  • Posted in thread: Best Beer Kit Suppliers on 07-29-2014 at 09:15 PM
    I have brewed great kits from Northern Brewer, Austin Homebrew and Morebeer. My favorite kits
    have been Morebeer's but all were good. The honey ale kit (extract) was off the chain good as
    was the Cali...

  • Posted in thread: How many Fermenters do you have. on 07-29-2014 at 01:00 AM
    Y'all are making me feel inadequate with all of head multiple sized primary vessels...I had a
    6.5 gal True Brew bucket and a 6 gallon glass carboy. Alas, I retired the carboy last night
    after bottling...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 07-29-2014 at 12:27 AM
    Just emptied my glass carboy for he final time. Found a crack in the side so she's going out to
    pasture. Safety first! That means I'm going to need another fermenter.Sent from my iPhone using
    Home Bre...

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 07-28-2014 at 02:06 PM
    Oh noes! Cue Psycho shower bath knife seen music here...LOL! Kinda felt like that...Sent from
    my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 07-28-2014 at 11:45 AM
    When you suddenly wake up at 3 am and realize you didn't take an FG of your Irish red while
    bottling last night!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

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