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  • Husband. Father of two. My day job is in the veterinary medicine field. I homebrew not only to make beer, but as a creative and therapeutic outlet.
  • Cigars,Chess,Entomology,Herpetology,Amateur Tinkerer
  • Veterinary Technician/Assistant
  • Daniel Todd
  • Old Crow Medicine Show, Ben Miller Band, Turnpike Trubadors, Mumford & Sons, Flogging Molly, The O.C. Supertones, Five Iron Frenzy, CAKE.
  • Boondock Saints, Pool Hall Junkies, Top Gun, Star Wars, pretty much any comic book movie and anything with action, shooting, martial arts, etc.
  • Any brewing related book, Stephen King stuff, chess books.
  • Just a regular guy who got a Mr Beer kit for Christmas and got hooked. Quickly progressed to all grain batches. Currently brewing small (1-3 gal) batches on my stove top.
  • Flavorful, hoppy pale ales. Roasty stouts. Saisons a plenty.
  • Imperial Irish RedrnSecond Runnings Pale Ale
  • Empty
  • Ahantum SMaSHrnExport StoutrnSaison de NoelrnCasde SaisonrnGraff
  • Don't keg.
  • Male
  • Married
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  • Missouri


  • Posted in thread: Help with S-04 on 12-28-2015 at 04:05 AM
    I usually let the beer set in primary a couple weeks, but S-04 is a very quick strain and is
    usually done in about 3-4 days. I just started a beer about a week ago, an Imperial Irish Red
    concoction th...

  • Posted in thread: Any Tips for Small Batch all Grain Brewing? on 12-27-2015 at 09:34 PM
    If you intend on upgrading to 5 gallon batches anytime soon, just go ahead and buy the
    equipment to do 5gallon batches. You'll spend wayyy less in the long run. I started with one
    gallon brews, then 3...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Growing in Straw Bales? on 12-21-2015 at 03:20 AM
    I didn't end up doing them in the straw bales. Planed them in some plastic totes instead. From
    the growth I got out of them though I do think they would have gone nuts in the stew bale and
    I'd have ha...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 12-07-2015 at 02:50 AM
    Those are some hella great prizes! :rockin: Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: 2 vessel 1 pump RIMS Cart!! on 11-13-2015 at 04:03 AM
    That is a thing of beauty. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-09-2015 at 01:41 AM
    Lord of the ESB - Extra Special Bitter All-Grain Recipe Kit :tank:

  • Posted in thread: Drunken Emu's Mississippi River Water (Hard Tea) on 09-21-2015 at 11:47 PM
    Getting ready to try this out and turns out I don't have any wine or champagne yeast like I
    thought I did. Any reason this wouldn't work just as well with something like US-05 or is wine
    yeast turn ou...

  • Posted in thread: Experiences with different saison yeast blends on 08-31-2015 at 10:09 PM
    Thanks for sharing :mug:. Yeast blending is a topic I've been interested in, specifically with
    saison strains, so this is right up my alley. Be interested to see what others contribute. What
    were your...

  • Posted in thread: Beginner smash brew with Chinook. on 08-18-2015 at 01:15 AM
    Quick calculation for a 1.25 gallon batch (gives you a little wiggle room for losses and still
    end up with a gallon of beer)...1.5 lbs DME (I'd probably use something like Pilsner or a
    Light)2 oz Crys...

  • Posted in thread: Beginner smash brew with Chinook. on 08-17-2015 at 10:59 PM
    What kind of beer are you going for...hoppy, balanced, high gravity, sessionable?

Hops? Yes please!