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08-13-2011

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02-06-2013 7:09 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Raised in a semi hippy town in the stix of Texas. There was some homebrewing in my blood but never to ahold till lately.
  • Beer,BBQ,Blacksmithing
  • Network Analyst
  • NCIS, Bones, Bear Grylls
  • Currently I am running 5 gallon batches of recipes from AHB. I really want to get into creating my own recipes, especially stouts, and porters.
  • Cinnamon Apple Mead, double Chocolate stout, and some quick session beer
  • Mead coming this weekend
  • Empty :(
  • Just bottled a German Kolsch
  • need the fridge first
  • Male
  • Married
  • Austin
  • Tx

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Head overkill on 08-28-2012 at 03:35 AM
    Well been bottled for 3 mths. I'm suspecting the boil off, trub, water volume issue. Love a
    full boil :) the beer ends up sooo much clearer and cleaner tasting, but I think that's where
    my recipe conv...

  • Posted in thread: Head overkill on 08-24-2012 at 12:50 AM
    72965Super head

  • Posted in thread: Head overkill on 08-24-2012 at 12:49 AM
    So I have a coffee malt stout that came out pretty tasty but now that I'm in the drinking stage
    of the brew (finally, took 5 mnths to even out) it has an enormous head that no matter how cold
    / carefu...

  • Posted in thread: Do you have a guilty pleasure beer?? on 03-20-2012 at 03:06 AM
    Sooooo, Tecate on a hot summer day. Maybe lime if available. Hard to beat for a river/fishin
    beer :)

  • Posted in thread: The Online Homebrew Supplier Comparison Thread on 03-17-2012 at 04:15 AM
    Also they have there anniversary series on sale (this week is the porter), changes weekly:) not
    gona lie I wait for it every week :))

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Chocolate Stout Recipe Feedback on 03-17-2012 at 04:13 AM
    Def careful with cinnamon. I would pasteurize the spice before addition, (above 165 for like 45
    ish minutes) exact times exist but its what I use with spiced wines and not had a problem. Use
    an ice ba...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling/yeast question?? on 03-16-2012 at 04:13 AM
    Brewed a Chimay clone in Dec. and went to a secondary at the end of Jan. I am wondering if I
    ought to hit it with an amount of yeast at bottling? Would the existing yeast be too stressed
    to create co2...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian blend experiment??? on 03-04-2012 at 02:41 AM
    Probably do a primary only. As far as the preblend brew I would at least bottle a bottle or 2
    outta the bigger primary's but blend and bottle age. Or perhaps this is an excuse to buy/create
    my big sec...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian blend experiment??? on 03-03-2012 at 12:07 AM
    I recently had the fortune of being able to go to 10 gallon full boil batches :) here's my
    hairbrained idea. Fermentation vessels currently exist of 2, 5 gallon carboys and 1 gallon
    jugs. As I've seen...

  • Posted in thread: Dme after not hitting og... on 02-26-2012 at 11:33 PM
    Sweet, thanks software is next on the list. It is an english brown from Austin Home Brew. I'm
    tryin to do the weekly special (Btw, Austin Home Brew 21 anniversary recipes on special, 1 per
    week :)) 22...

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