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12-26-2009

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02-14-2010 8:38 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Way back in the hills...
  • Brewing,Gardening,NASCAR
  • Used to piddle with "other brewing methods," but have gone all legal now... nothing but wines and beer. I am new at the beer brewing, but hope to get my equipment built up to AG really quick... already had most of the equipment from other brewing.
  • After the Karankawa Pale Ale, I plan to brew an Amber Ale.
    I also have a Pinot Noir kit I need to get going.
  • Nothing today... hopefully Karankawa Pale Ale tomorrow.
  • Blackberry Merlot... bottling tonight.
  • Apple Wine
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-13-2010 at 06:57 PM
    We're talking preboil. Sanitation has nothing to do with it, unless you plan on mashing for
    hours and hours and creating all sort of off flavors with the microbes. If you've ever read
    your cities wate...

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-13-2010 at 11:56 AM
    Just a question here - is the insulation in coolers really that harmful? I would think that if
    something is meant to contain food and drink, the manufacturer wouldn't use materials that are
    harmful, a...

  • Posted in thread: NanoBrewery build on 02-12-2010 at 05:54 PM
    WOOHOO!!! My state license is now active. :ban: :ban: :ban:Now I need to decorate and get open
    for business.Absolutely fantastic news! Congratulations Mr. Brewer.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-11-2010 at 09:22 PM
    No joke. If you have any knowledge of harmful chemical that could leach from the tape, let me
    know. I noticed it's water resistant qualities over time when using it to mark levels on the
    outside of ca...

  • Posted in thread: Igloo & Rubbermaid Drain Holes on 02-11-2010 at 02:03 PM
    I have a 7 gallon Gatorade (Rubbermaid) round cooler that I am making into a MLT. I have also
    found a great deal on an Igloo 10 gallon round cooler that I want to make into a HLT.Question:
    Are the dra...

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-10-2010 at 02:59 PM
    I bought a new cooler today. Good to go.Good move, JimE.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-10-2010 at 11:46 AM
    I've repaired my warped/cracked HLT with electrical tape. If applied when dry, it's amazingly
    waterproof. I don't know if it's food safe, but it's tough to imagine any appreciable quantity
    of chemical...

  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beverage Cooler MLT? on 02-09-2010 at 12:59 PM
    Is it really worth it to try to patch it up? Buy a new one and you will feel much better about
    the whole thing... even if it does lighten your wallet a little.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Backyard Brewpub on 02-08-2010 at 01:48 AM
    Congratulations Saints and Saints fans... heck of a game by the Saints.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Backyard Brewpub on 02-07-2010 at 05:59 PM
    I am a Peyton Manning fan... I hope the Colts win the Super Bowl. However, I find it very
    difficult to pull against the Saints because the New Orleans area has been a large part of my
    life. I have eat...

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