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  • Brewing,college and high school sports,USC Gamecock sports,gardening,The Walking Dead,reading and movies
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
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  • 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
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  • Posted in thread: Beer made in space on 01-21-2017 at 12:50 AM
    That is a great idea. I bet Mark Watney would've appreciated this knowledge!Anyone? Beuller??

  • Posted in thread: Beets in beer? on 01-20-2017 at 07:43 PM
    Belgian syrups are made from beet sugar. Very fermentable in a beer...

  • Posted in thread: Why does all Samuel Adams Beer Taste Bad? on 01-19-2017 at 06:49 PM
    They don't.

  • Posted in thread: Ok to make starter wort in advance? on 01-19-2017 at 04:55 PM
    Should be fine. I typically use my extra wort from my sparges (about 1.015-1.020) and save it
    in the fridge until my next batch. When I am ready to brew I boil it and pitch once it's cool.
    I have boil...

  • Posted in thread: Do your home brews get you drunk quicker? on 01-19-2017 at 04:26 PM
    Mine certainly gets me drunk quicker, probably because my weakest beer is 5.5%...

  • Posted in thread: Help me brew it on 01-18-2017 at 07:54 PM
    Honey does not spoil. It has natural antibiotic qualities. The jar it's in and your hands will
    need sanitizing, as will whatever you stir with, but not the honey.Honey is still used in wound
    care in s...

  • Posted in thread: Can I substitute Vienna Malt for Pale Ale Malt in an American IPA? on 01-18-2017 at 07:47 PM
    SRM was like 6-8 as I recall. Grain bill was as follows...5 pounds pale malt 3 pounds vienna
    malt2 pounds Munich malt1/2 pound crystal 20L1/2 pound crystal 60L

  • Posted in thread: wlp 810 San Francisco Lager - experiences? on 01-18-2017 at 06:57 PM
    Marzen was 5 weeks at 50 then lagered in the bottle at 38 for 6 weeks. The higher ferm temps
    I mentioned were for the cali common, NOT the marzen.I don't lager my common. Just wait two
    weeks and dri...

  • Posted in thread: Pitching Yeast on 01-18-2017 at 06:52 PM
    Generally speaking, too much yeast is preferable to too little. Kinda like blood sugar that
    way.You should be gold, pony boy!!

  • Posted in thread: Anyone familiar with this kettle? on 01-18-2017 at 05:41 PM
    Good price on that pot. I paid $60 for a second hand aluminum 10 gal/40 qt pot last summer.I
    say go for it!