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  • Navy Helicopter Pilot, working the flight deck and fuels of the USS Harry S Truman.

    New homebrewer and New Daddy!
  • Flying; Scuba Diving;
    poker; sleep
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  • Naval Helicopter Assn., VFW, Am. Legion
  • Generic, Chapter 1 brewing equipment.
  • Yes.
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  • Hefewiesen - 20APR
    Irish Red Ale
    Milk Stout
  • Nothing yet
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  • Norfolk
  • VA


  • Posted in thread: Norfolk, VA home brew day tomorrow... on 05-09-2011 at 10:09 AM
    All good brother...they are really good people, and patient with noobs like me. Wednesday is
    10% for military. Good things. Go to the website and add your name to the email list.Welcome to

  • Posted in thread: Norfolk, VA home brew day tomorrow... on 05-07-2011 at 12:43 AM
    From the Newsletter:Big Brew Day This SaturdayLooking for something fun, exciting, educational
    and tasty to do this Saturday? If so, come out to Homebrew USA, Norfolk JANAF location, between
    8am and 3...

  • Posted in thread: Milk Stout Recipe on 04-11-2011 at 09:14 AM
    How did it turn out Chunks?Actually really great...was very surprised when the FG ended up
    around 1.030, making it a smooth 3.9-4% ABV, but worked out very well. Taste was good at 1.5
    weeks, has gotte...

  • Posted in thread: diy wort chiler on 03-25-2011 at 11:28 AM
    Haven't priced out copper tubing and don't know how easy it would be to work with (coil) or fit
    to a pump. It is very easy, but recommend getting something like this just to make it a little
    easier: ...

  • Posted in thread: Fixed freezer shelf, remove or manipulate? on 03-16-2011 at 11:31 AM
    Yeah, read up on some of these and after bending the shelves out of way successfully, I had to
    move them just a little more and decided that I could manually break the welds between the
    coolant tubes ...

  • Posted in thread: secondary fermenting in a water jug? on 03-14-2011 at 11:51 PM
    Now I use those plastic bottles to store used anti-freeze before recycling.Hopefully not in
    your beer. :drunk: Good thread! Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Are You Saving Money? on 03-10-2011 at 03:09 PM
    I concur with the break-even posts...just going to break even sometime in 2032, about the same
    time I spend the rest of my life-savings on my brew-pub. :)

  • Posted in thread: Read and heed directions??? on 03-09-2011 at 04:53 PM
    So I was looking for some of the "kits" available online with generic instruction for us Noobs
    and came across some of these quips on an unnamed brewsite's directions (quote in italics,
    question in re...

  • Posted in thread: copper contamination in wort on 03-07-2011 at 06:20 PM
    Many thanks for all the replies. I am not worried about being poisoned. But I am worried about
    the coloration of the beer.Any batches that I don't like the color of, I just give as gifts...

  • Posted in thread: should final gravity be this high?!?! on 03-07-2011 at 02:12 PM
    Just did the same thing as the OP with same FG on a similar looking stout (here)No bottle bombs
    yet...we'll see though. I was afraid of mixing up the primary fermenter again, due to potential
    of off-f...

The main thing to remember about homebrewing, if it still tastes good, it's beer!" -david_42 Primary: Secondary: Bottle conditioning: 5MAR - Milk Stout 19MAR - Irish Red Ale 20APR - Hefeweizen