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  • golfing,cooking,home brewing,and fighting irish football
  • Small batch brewer, in the kitchen, on the stove, and usually while watching a sporting event on TV.
  • Currently deciding on what to brew next
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  • Posted in thread: Assistant Brew Master on 07-06-2014 at 02:55 PM
    my youngest is 31, and i will tell you (happily) that every single thing your son wants to do
    with you is good, and should be encouraged.will be fun for you, will be priceless for him, and
    there's not...

  • Posted in thread: Gettin your wives to drink a craft brew...what's it take?! on 07-06-2014 at 02:47 PM
    I wouldn't say that beer is a man's game. Some of the best brewers are women. Some of the best
    BJCP judges are women. Some people don't like brussel spouts. Some don't like Scotch. Some
    don't like bee...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid vs. dry extract? on 07-05-2014 at 09:24 PM
    dme keeps in the pantry... the conversion between LME and DME is easy for most recipes, and i'm
    all about convenience and things being easy.DME for me.:)

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 07-05-2014 at 08:26 PM
    hello, old friendsit's been a very long time, no'z trix?

  • Posted in thread: Better Bottles/Plastic Fermenter vs Glass Carboys on 12-07-2013 at 04:53 PM
    i'm a one gallon brewer... i use glass carboys for everything.that said, if i were doing 5
    gallon batches i would be using plastic every time

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-07-2013 at 04:51 PM
    By the way, not sure if it makes a difference or not but I am using a gas flame stove top to
    brew. I was concerned that the cheap, thin Walmart pot would burn the wort. Any advice on that
    front as wel...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-07-2013 at 04:49 PM
    What size brew kettle do you guys prefer for one gallon batches? Northern Brewer had a small
    two gallon kettle that they recommended for one gallon batches but the kettle is no longer in
    stock and the...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-07-2013 at 04:43 PM
    Hello fellow one galloners! Been reading this thread for a while, very good info. Took some
    time to read it through (6 brews, I think). Anyway, I have been struggling with head retention,
    or the lack ...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-07-2013 at 04:40 PM
    Gents, how have you been! I still stop by and read this thread almost every week. Took on a
    life of its own.. Lol. Been experimenting with some small batch meads, wines, ciders,
    metheglins cysers etc....

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize!? on 12-07-2013 at 04:35 PM
    step 1. Relax, Don't Worry, Have a Home Brewstep 2. if that doesn't work, send the beer to me.
    I will take care of it for is what it is... you aren't going to dump it... just ride it
    out, take ...

'Tis himself In the fermenters: nada In the bottle: nada In the fridge(and the glass): nada On Deck: anything i can think of