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  • San Francisco, CA
  • Currently in my 24th year in the military.

    Stove top brewing since 1998. Moved onto 10 Gallon batches by going all grain in 08.
  • Brewing,cooking,sailing,fishing
  • Government
  • Wayne
  • I may be old but I still rock!!
  • Fishing shows and cooking shows
  • Anything by Dale Brown
  • The Order of St Barbara
  • Interest in brewing came from picking up a copy of BYOB one day in the summer of 1998. Very first brew session resulted in the boil over from hell. I learned my lesson that day.

    Very much into the Old English Strong Ale style. Additionally, Porters, Stouts, Weizens and Nutbrown Ales
  • Gallon upon gallon of the finest hand crafted ale man can make.
  • Air
  • Air
  • Old English Strong Ales, porters, stouts, rye beers and one Belgium that only my wife liked.
  • Nothing yet but am going to start
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  • Married


  • Posted in thread: 5 gallons to 10 gallons, what changes? on 05-26-2008 at 03:46 AM
    Thanks for the replies folks, I'm eased somewhat.I have the software.I never heard of a
    different strike temp for 10 GAL vs. 5 GAL. I actually can't see why there would be a different
    strike temp requ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 gallons to 10 gallons, what changes? on 05-25-2008 at 04:20 AM
    Hey, I know you!!!We need to get a family reunion together with lots of homebrew!!! can you
    guess who I am?Is this my nephew...Chuck?

  • Posted in thread: 5 gallons to 10 gallons, what changes? on 05-24-2008 at 08:32 AM
    Hello all,I return to the states in four weeks and will immediately start the assembly of a 10
    gallon, all grain system. Having been a 5 gallon brewer for 10 years, I'm curious as to what do
    I change ...

  • Posted in thread: Need suggestions for dis-connects on 05-15-2008 at 09:31 AM
    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I've checked them all out and am leaning towards the McMaster
    products. I just ordered my last kettle today from and last big purchase is the
    two pumps. I...

  • Posted in thread: Need suggestions for dis-connects on 05-12-2008 at 03:39 PM
    Hello all, I'm currently assembling the parts to build a three vessel, same level, 10 Gallon,
    all grain system. I would like to install quick dis-connects between the outlet of the HTL and
    MT and the ...

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