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07-28-2011

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09-18-2014 9:58 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Shooting(USPSA),Hunting,Archery,Fishing,Woodworking,Harley
  • Radio Broadcast Engineer/Voice Over Talent/IT-Tech Support
  • Das Boot, Saving Private Ryan, Tombstone
  • The Bible - God. Iron Coffins - Herbert Werner. Memoirs: Ten Years and 20 Days - Karl Dnitz.
  • USPSA, NRA
  • I've been toying with the idea of home brewing for a couple of decades. Then I found out that a friend of mine brewed and sat in on several brew sessions. I was hooked. Then I found that a new in-law also brewed. He was kind enough to donate some equipment, and my wife bought the rest of the gear I needed as a birthday gift. The rest...is history.
  • Yes.
  • West Coast-ish IPA. Soon, NB Dead Ringer IPA.
  • Oktoberfest
  • Irish Red Ale, Belgian Dubbel, "Prussian" Pilsner, "Belgian" Pilsner.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Stafford
  • VA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Cooked Veggie IPA!? on 09-17-2014 at 02:09 PM
    Update: Taste & Gravity report:Opened the lid yesterday and took a reading. O.G. was 1.061, and
    yesterday gravity was down to 1.015. Tasted a sample, and it tasted (and smelled) like a nice
    IPA in the...

  • Posted in thread: Cooked Veggie IPA!? on 09-12-2014 at 11:29 AM
    Update: When I discovered the spontaneous fermentation on Tuesday, I had already opened my
    smack-pack of 1056. I went ahead and pitched it into the bubbling wort. What did I have to lose
    at that point...

  • Posted in thread: Cooked Veggie IPA!? on 09-10-2014 at 03:25 PM
    I brewed an IPA with some friends last week (Friday) and realized after I got it in the bucket
    that I didn't have the smack-pack I needed for it. I couldn't get to the LHBS until Tuesday, so
    I had it ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-10-2014 at 10:15 AM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-10-2014 at 09:54 AM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-08-2014 at 11:40 AM
    Please count me in!

  • Posted in thread: The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway on 07-02-2014 at 03:38 PM
    I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: Tubing Organizer? on 06-28-2014 at 04:27 PM
    No big deal. 12' beer lines are tie-wrapped in neat coils that fit just inside the rubbers with
    a couple more wraps consolidating the lines running up around the tower cooler. Gas line
    lengths were tu...

  • Posted in thread: Tubing Organizer? on 06-28-2014 at 02:27 PM
    I love my 6-keg keezer, but being the semi-neatfreak that I am, the jumble of tubing is driving
    me bonkers! What do my fellow keezer-owners use to organize your beer lines? Does anyone make a
    product ...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-09-2014 at 09:53 PM
    Please count me in!

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