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    ABOUT ME

  • Work?
  • Control Technician
  • Jay
  • Reading "The Complete Joy of Home Brewing"
  • I used to brew with a friend. Now, almost 13 years later, I'm getting back into brewing.
  • Beer, mead and wine!!!! Starting with a basic pale ale.

    Purchased the basic starter kit. Decided to do an extract brown ale to start. Waiting a week or two til I will be in town to rack to secondary. Still need to purchase a secondary fermenter and hops. Can't wait to get started!
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • Christmas Ale
  • Blonde Ale
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • Wichita,KS
  • Wichita, KS

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: What's your favorite hot sauce? on 04-08-2013 at 02:01 AM
    I like Pete,s as a GP sauce. Tabasco is not a great flavor for me,but really like the chipotle
    flavored variety. Researching making my own, that's how I found this thread.

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-09-2013 at 01:55 PM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: Rice Solids on 07-01-2012 at 06:30 PM
    Is one pound of rice solids equal to a pound rice extract. Going to brew an American Light Ale
    and LHBS doesn't have extract. Curious if any one has used the solids?Thanks for your input.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Home depot cooler on 06-26-2012 at 02:54 AM
    I started with the 5 gallon, 20 dollar cooler. It works for most beers. But I really want to do
    an all grain barley wine, and it won't even hold enough grain. A malty stout is pushing it's
    limits. I h...

  • Posted in thread: Advise on a stout on 06-01-2012 at 04:09 AM
    I have most of what I need to brew Papazian's Uckleduckfay oatmeal stout. I do have Wyeast's PC
    Belgian Stout yeast that I am going to use. Doing a partial mash with 6 row base malt and a can
    of unhop...

  • Posted in thread: home-made temp controller on 04-16-2012 at 12:37 AM
    It depends on what thermostat you are refering to. If I were makimg my own, I would do it with
    the Johnson brand temp controller and wire it in. It will put you over your ten% cost estimate,
    but it is...

  • Posted in thread: My first Explosive fermentation.... on 03-19-2012 at 12:14 AM
    Just my thoughts. Watch it in the carboy for a while. If nothing funky grows on or in it, Keg
    it! Worst case scenario, it got infected. Maybe some off flavors or something. It seems
    fermentation is so...

  • Posted in thread: Private Collection Wyeast on 03-18-2012 at 06:37 PM
    Has anyone tried the Wyeast PC Belgian Stout or Thames Valley II yeasts? If so what are your
    thoughts on them? Character, flavor etc. Since they are limited, I was thinking about slanting
    and saving s...

  • Posted in thread: Samuel Smiths Oatmeal Stout on 02-10-2012 at 02:03 AM
    Hey guys I've been thinking about trying this recipe out for a while now but these recent
    comments have me a little worried. I don't want a watery brown ale.What are everyone's thoughts
    on thickening ...

  • Posted in thread: Samuel Smiths Oatmeal Stout on 01-26-2012 at 07:33 PM
    I brewed the extract version of this right after Christmas. Wish I would have found this thread
    before I brewed, I would have added the flaked barley. Too late now. It was kegged about a week
    ago, I w...

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