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    ABOUT ME

  • I am a new home brewer in Cypress, TX
  • Computers and hope to be
    Home Brewing
  • Business Owner
  • John M.
  • Rock
  • Band of Brothers
  • Just purchased Gold kit from Monster Brew.
  • True Brew Oktoberfest
  • Male
  • Married
  • Cypress
  • Texas

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 08-23-2015 at 03:23 AM
    Brewed this last Sunday. Fermentation began about 20 hours post pitch. Bubbling has slowed way
    down at this point. Wort/beer is nice pumpkin color but very cloudy. I am going to leave in
    primary until...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 09-22-2012 at 03:01 AM
    Karbach Brewing -Rodeo Clown. It is an awesome double IPA. Sorry, only found in Houston Tx
    area.

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 08-25-2012 at 07:44 PM
    Sam Adams Octoberfest

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 08-24-2012 at 11:29 PM
    Sam Adams Octoberfest (Really good this year!)

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-23-2012 at 02:26 AM
    Fermenting good right at 64.2 degrees!! Spiced holiday ale. Starting OG of 1.062 with a target
    of 1.008. 72823

  • Posted in thread: Home made fermentation chamber on 09-30-2011 at 09:32 PM
    Just made a home made fermentation chamber. I live in Houston area where temps have been 100+
    degrees outside for over a month and a half. Fermenting has been a challenge. Maintaing right
    temps has be...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 08-27-2011 at 02:27 AM
    IMHO I think Sam Adams has more balance and flavor with Octoberfest. But keep in mind,
    octoberfest should be a lager, not an ale.

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-27-2011 at 01:40 AM
    Going to brew a pils and a stout tomorrow if weather is not too hot. Forecast to be 107 in
    Houston. I don't have a wort chiller. I use an ice bath to cool down my wort. Could be worse,
    could be in the...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 08-27-2011 at 01:36 AM
    Having a Saint Arnold Octoberfest. Not too bad for an Ale version. Sam Adams is better. More
    flavor and balance. My ale version is better yet of course. :)

  • Posted in thread: Adding coffee to a stout or porter on 08-26-2011 at 04:09 PM
    What I do is take 3 Starbucks VIA packs add to my boiling priming sugar and water mixture. I
    let it boil for 2 -3 min then add to the bottling bucket. I then add the fermented porter and
    very gently s...

FORUM SIGNATURE
Primary # 1- Happy Jack Punkin Ale (Samhain clone) Secondary - air Bottled and Conditioning- Oktoberfest Drinking - Whatever is available
1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
June 19, 2012  •  05:51 PM
Hi -- I'm a writer for the Houston Chronicle and I was wondering if I could interview you about homebrewing in Cypress for their neighborhood news section -- my email is taylorpeyton@gmail.com . Thanks for your help!
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