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07-04-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • arizona
  • I Joined the Army in 1989 and attended basic training at Ft. Sill Oklahoma. My basic training company was Charlie Battery 3rd Platoon Air Defense Artillery Brigade. Went to (AIT) Advanced Individual Training (School) at Ft. Bliss, Texas as an ANTSQ-73 Systems Operator Repairer. After school, my first duty station was Kaiserslautern, Germany. I was apart of HHB 94th Brigade Air defense Artillery. Spent two years there during this time traveled all over Europe and The Middle East. I am a Veteran of Operations Desert Shield, Storm and Determined Resolve. After that, I was apart of HHB 35th Brigade Air defense Artillery and that became my final duty station in the Army when I got out in 1993. Later I joined the Air Force Reserves. I ended up going to tech school at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas as an Aircraft Armament Technician on the F-16. I got out as Staff Sgt. Now, as a hobby I want to connect with others longing to make good home brew.
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  • I got into home brewing to try something new and exciting. Since I love beer I figured why not try home brewing.
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  • I never use a secondary, I leave it in the primary longer. That's how I do it.
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Hello To All Of You!!! on 03-05-2013 at 05:03 PM
    Although I have been a part of this website for a few years, I have only been on one time since
    2010 (I took a break) and am still fairly new to home brewing having only 11 beers created
    under my belt...

  • Posted in thread: All Grain Question on 03-25-2011 at 10:40 PM
    Wanting to brew an all grain but only have a standard stove. Is there any way to do an all
    grain batch from a stove top without the special stand alone kerosine burners often used?If not
    I will wait a...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Help on 02-15-2011 at 08:25 PM
    thanks guys

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Help on 02-15-2011 at 06:39 PM
    Partial Mash Question:Ok, for my first partial mash in total, I am going to use 5.5lbs of
    fermentable grains to partial mash. Question: How much water should I use for the mash water
    given the amount ...

  • Posted in thread: Specialty Grains vs Grains on 02-15-2011 at 02:06 PM
    I often brew extract beer but started adding specialty grains to the mix. I have since decresed
    the amount of LME and DME to my brews and added more specialty grains. The beers have come out
    great. My...

  • Posted in thread: advice for adding fruit flavor on 02-14-2011 at 08:24 PM
    Typically, I never use fruit but my wife asked me to do so on this batch. I wanted to know how
    much of a 5oz bottle of raspberry extract should I use when adding to my bottling bucket when I
    mix it wi...

  • Posted in thread: Hyrdrometer Mistake on 01-10-2011 at 08:43 PM
    ... or just remember next time.yea that was the obvious remedy

  • Posted in thread: Hyrdrometer Mistake on 01-10-2011 at 04:14 PM
    I made a mistake when brewing my beer and I forgot to take a reading with my hydrometer. This
    is unlike me to forget this but none the less, I did. I didn’t take one when I bottled my beer
    either beca...

  • Posted in thread: Question On Sediment 2 on 01-07-2011 at 06:34 PM
    Davidamerica,we did a marathon of brewing between thanksgiving and newyears. getting ready for
    company. two blizzards hit and most of the guests couldn't make it. More for me i guess.Yea I
    was gonna s...

  • Posted in thread: Question On Sediment 2 on 01-07-2011 at 04:49 PM
    i use the strainer technique when i use pellets for dry-hopping. really soak the straining bag
    before you put it near the beer. Local paint supply or HD would have nylon paint strainers for
    sprayers, ...

6 COMMENTS
Posted: 
December 18, 2010  •  05:55 PM
Been a while since I have been on here guys. I am back
 
Posted: 
December 20, 2010  •  11:20 AM
I brewed my Chocolate American Ale today. Not sure how this one will turn out but I put it in the primary last night and this morning it seems I have very active fermentation already. The color is a very dark (obviously) almost like a Sam Adams Winter Lager in appearance but it is early to draw any comparisons. That’s like seeing a rookie baseball player hit his first home run and someone says, “wow, that kid could be the next Willie Mays.”
 
Posted: 
February 13, 2011  •  07:41 PM
I brewed what I feel might be my best beer yet. The last 2 were good especially The Chocolate Ale. I brewed Kaiser Hontory Raspberry Ale last night. I absolutely cannot wait until this one is finished.
 
Posted: 
October 3, 2011  •  12:48 AM
It has been a while but I am back!!!
 
Posted: 
March 5, 2013  •  09:56 AM
It has been a couple of years but I am back....lol brewing another beer, actually brewed a beer on Saturday.
 
Posted: 
March 5, 2013  •  10:29 AM
It has been a very long time but here I am back on the forum brewing another beer, actually brewed a beer on Saturday.
 
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