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  • Retired, snowbird, biker, brewer, happily unencumbered.
  • Motorcycles,Beer,guns,normal American stuff
  • Had Many, mastered none
  • 70's Rock, Smooth Jazz
  • Dances with wolves, 2001 Space Odyssey,Terms of Endearment, Rebel without a Cause, (it was about me).
  • Cosmos, Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Big Bang Theory, Seinfeld, Game of Thrones, Real Time.
  • Anything by Mitchner, Asimov, Bradbury, Heinlein, Arthur C Clark, Pearl S. Buck, Wayne Dwyer.
  • CBX World, Concours Owners Group, Homebrewtalk
  • 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
  • Ray's Snowflake Smoked Porter (MoreBeer recipe)
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  • Posted in thread: Any ideas about using excess corn sugar? on 01-23-2015 at 08:31 PM
    I have used the corn sugar to "bump" ABV, but like my beers in the lower range to be more
    session-able. Really like the Apfelwein idea! And if it won't hurt the little guys, will use it
    in the humming...

  • Posted in thread: Ask me anything! on 01-23-2015 at 08:20 PM
    Fun thread till it got serious. Have to admit the title "Ask me anything!" just couldn't be
    passed over. If I learned anything, it's that Newsman likes damn near every post! Pushing 7000
    in just over ...

  • Posted in thread: Any ideas about using excess corn sugar? on 01-23-2015 at 06:06 PM
    I brew a lot of extract kits, because I enjoy trying different styles, but I usually keg
    instead of bottling. I end up with corn sugar I don't use. I thought about using it for humming
    bird food, but ...

  • Posted in thread: air lock blown out several time on 01-03-2015 at 07:20 AM
    It's fine, I always start with a blow off tube into a jar of starsan, saves the mess. When the
    brew is fermenting, it's pushing out carbon dioxide, and there is low chance of infection.
    Continue on wi...

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  • Posted in thread: The SsBrewingTechnologies "Happy HolidaySs" Giveaway! on 12-04-2014 at 03:47 PM
    I"m in.

  • Posted in thread: today I was called a bad influence on 11-28-2014 at 09:45 PM
    ftfyWell done !

  • Posted in thread: Man Mug Giveaway - Open to All on 11-05-2014 at 03:26 PM

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy Star San on 10-22-2014 at 11:01 PM
    I use distilled water for my Starsan solution and it stays crystal clear for months.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper Clone - Now a Commercialized Kit? on 10-16-2014 at 10:39 PM
    Yeah $60 is a heavy lift for an extract kit. Most of the cost is probably the hops, and that
    yeast at $8.+Have you tried Morebeer's Pliny the Elder Double IPA kit? Lots of hops, a Russian
    River compan...


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