Hippiefreak

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02-08-2007

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01-31-2014 3:26 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Proud owner of Swingbridge Beer & Wine on Topsail Island!
  • Brewing Beer,kayaking,fishing,beach bum
  • Owner - Swingbridge Beer & Wine
  • Chris Horner
  • http://db.etree.org/chorner - I love it all, especially live!!
  • Quest for the Holy Grail, O Brother Where Art Thou? Lord of the Rings, (typical geek stuff, I guess)
  • when not reading computer manuals, I love to relax with Clive Cussler, Robert Ludlum, Tolkein (of co
  • There are none active here that I've been able to find:(
  • Been brewing for about 10 years now, but not been terribly active - due (mainly) to running a Craft Beer & Wine shop the past three years. A recent influx of homebrewing-interested customers has prompted me to hone my skills, and start a homebrew club at the shop.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Surf City, NC
  • North Carolina

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-28-2012 at 06:31 PM
    so ready to win this!

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Brewing Music on 03-21-2007 at 10:03 AM
    hehe...you taped the booty band show on 6-10-06!!!!!I first met Al (bass/trombone) back at
    Shakori in 2004....we hit it off great, and every time I'm at one of their shows, he seeks me
    out.....I've be...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Brewing Music on 03-16-2007 at 01:31 AM
    well, I got my 10 gallon coolers, and associated false bottom/valve hardware today...my first
    all-grain batch is goin on right now!!!!!!So, to celebrate - I've got a mix of jerry (garcia),
    some acoust...

  • Posted in thread: I'm diggin this forum on 03-14-2007 at 06:04 AM
    I, too, have learned a lot from lurking - and just as much by mindlessly blabbing (not so much
    about brewing, just about other members' *blab* thresholds :drunk: ).Never drink green beer
    with Mexican ...

  • Added a new Photo on 03/13/2007

  • Added a new Photo on 03/13/2007

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Brewing Music on 03-08-2007 at 06:48 AM
    :fro: Buy it on amazon here...well worth it..... is on its way....thanks for the link!I can't
    wait to check this out!Peace,Hippie

  • Posted in thread: Kegging beer question... on 03-08-2007 at 06:43 AM
    I recently started kegging (few months ago). What I quickly learned is that you get the best
    results from carbonation when you just let it sit for 1-3 weeks. No need to shake it like a
    polaroid pictur...

  • Posted in thread: Considering Full Boils, any benifits? on 03-06-2007 at 07:52 AM
    oh ****, two threads.....IMO...I find that I get significantly better protein break from full
    boils...rolling boils that still boil over a 10 gallon pot with 6.5 gallons of wort - but my
    beers have be...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging beer question... on 03-06-2007 at 07:42 AM
    I've alway been led to believe that more CO2 was absorbed at lower temps, so i always chill my
    beer first (which also should settle out all the yeasty stuff), and then force carb.....since
    I've been d...

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