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  • Collierville, TN
  • Novice homebrewer; building first mash tun form old rectangular cooler.
  • Home brewing,real estate,football,U of M Basketball
  • Fire Fighter, Real Estate Appraiser
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  • Enjoying Train -- "Alive at last" again right now
  • A couple of my neighbors got me intrested, but have since pretty much stopped. My wife bought me a kegerator conversion kit for the garage fridge last year. Since I don't have to wash bottles anymore I have been getting back into brewing. Judging by the way my friends emptied my kegs at a recent party I must be doing okay. I have a 2 keg set up with dual perlick faucets and a 20# CO2 tank that I keep outside the fridge. Continuing to add additional kegs & fermentors to my arsenal as well as building my first mash tun. Looking forward to trying some all grain brewing.
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  • Cream Ale -- My first AG
    Belgian Strong Golden (Extract)
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  • Posted in thread: Brewery names--what's your story? on 05-14-2010 at 04:22 PM
    No clue but had to give you props from Jackson, MS to C'Ville... We just moved from Memphis & I
    actually still work remotely out of our companies Collierville office. Thank you guys for what
    you do.Th...

  • Posted in thread: Brewery names--what's your story? on 05-14-2010 at 03:07 AM
    I have been a firefighter for years and call mine The Old Firehouse Brewery and depending on
    what I bottle I call it Maltese Malt for the fireman;s maltese cross or Fireman's Ale. I
    ussualy have littl...

  • Posted in thread: "Unsticking" a Stuck fermentation using Beano on 05-10-2010 at 03:38 PM
    The Roggen I used this in turned out a little thin for home brew, but was a really good session
    beer. My friends/neighbors really like it.

  • Posted in thread: PLEASE HELP! Newbie questions... on 09-30-2009 at 06:20 PM
    I've only done 1 cider using champagne yeast; it took a very long time and came out very
    dry/tart. I had to keg it and after adding 2 cans of frozen apple juice concentrate it is
    actually pretty good ...

  • Posted in thread: Who Has Experience With Wyeast 1388 - Belgian Strong Ale? on 09-24-2009 at 02:42 AM
    I Brewed a Strong Golden with this yeast about 4 months ago; when I tasted it 2 months ago --
    strong bananas. It's been carbed sitting in a keg in my garage the last 2 months; hoping it has
    cleaned up...

  • Posted in thread: "Unsticking" a Stuck fermentation using Beano on 09-18-2009 at 02:01 AM
    I just checked the SG. To my surprise it was 1.012 -- exactly what I was shooting for and the
    sample tasted good. It's cloudy and could stand to age, but I'm afraid that the yeast could
    continue to fe...

  • Posted in thread: "Unsticking" a Stuck fermentation using Beano on 09-17-2009 at 02:58 PM
    I dropped 2 tablets of beano 6 days ago; so I'm sure the damage is done. Any chance I could
    salvage this batch by heating to 135 and back sweeten with a small amount of DME disolved in
    boiled water; o...

  • Posted in thread: "Unsticking" a Stuck fermentation using Beano on 09-16-2009 at 07:50 PM
    I had a Roggenbier stick at 1.020 my LHBS said drop in some Beano. I did and there is a 1/4"
    layer of new dense foam on top now. Will be interesting to see how it turns out. Has anyone
    ever heard of o...

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 06-25-2009 at 03:20 PM
    I brewed a NB Strong Goldern Belgian 3 months ago -- gave it 1 month in the primary, a month in
    secondary and an additional month to clear in a carboy. When I kegged it a bout a week ago the
    sample wa...

  • Posted in thread: Is this a good deal? on 05-14-2009 at 01:03 AM
    thanks for the input guys.