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  • Retired, snowbird, biker, brewer, happily unencumbered.
  • Motorcycles,Beer,guns,normal American stuff
  • Had Many, mastered none
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  • Listening to NPR interview of HomeBrew supply owners Summer of 2011, did web search, bought beginners kit, just brewed my 8th extract kit 4-23-12. Ordered 3 more kit next day. Haven't ordered the same kit twice because I love trying new beers!
  • Austin Homebrew kits:rnAmerican Wheat--rnPromo Moravian Amber Ale--rnPromo Pale Ale
  • Caribou Slobber Brown Ale (Moose Drool clone) Northern Brewer,rnPhat Tyre Amber Ale (you know) Northern Brewer
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  • Posted in thread: First BIAB observations on 01-14-2016 at 01:11 AM
    Don't get pissed at me, but you made it sound like Rocket Science :confused:Your brew day
    stressed me out! I'll happily stay an extract brewer :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Questions Questions about yeast and hops on 01-14-2016 at 12:49 AM
    Cyrenaica, Welcome to Homebrew talk! I understand your problem of being in conflict with the
    prohibition of alcohol, and a civil war. My country has delt with both of those problems in the
    past. Times...

  • Posted in thread: Switch to Keg or All Grain? on 01-14-2016 at 12:28 AM
    I'm about 40 brews into the hobby, all extract. Started out following the directions. Mixed
    results. Started listening to Homebrew Talk. Tried different suggestions. Now get excellent
    results consiste...

  • Posted in thread: Any worse beer destination than Mexico? on 01-03-2016 at 08:00 AM
    I don't get out of the country much, Thailand 2 years ago, and Belize last July. Between the
    two, Belize was the worst, after a month there, the only way it was bearable was making
    Chilada's. Their do...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 12-02-2015 at 12:05 AM

  • Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-05-2015 at 05:57 PM
    Swinging Blonde Ale-Extract

  • Posted in thread: One food you have never had... but are curious on 10-25-2015 at 02:38 AM
    I've enjoyed "freshwater clam" since age 16 (now 68) no oral cancer, only a couple off flavor
    experiences, nothing toxic.I'm told I'm invited back to Thailand again in March, stayed away
    from the stre...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation done in 3 days? Raise Temp? on 10-19-2015 at 03:59 AM
    Sour smell is probably carbon dioxide, by product of fermentation. Wait a couple of days,
    recheck the hydrometer reading, if it hasn't changed the beer is done. Keg it, bottle it, or
    let it sit and me...

  • Posted in thread: Will my beet tast bad? on 10-19-2015 at 03:47 AM
    How about you just let it ferment, take a hydrometer reading after 7-10 days, taste it, then
    determine if you could drink it once it's carbonated. In the future, let the wort cool to 80f,
    pitch at 80 ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Tomorrow - Hops Utilization Adjustment Question on 10-19-2015 at 03:25 AM
    Ajust nothing, do your boil, add your top off, cool, pitch, wait, enjoy. In the mean time relax
    :) This is not rocket science, this is a hobby you can drink:ban: