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07-23-2010

Last Activity:

02-07-2012 7:05 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • New Homebrewer, started in January of 2010, have updgraded to partial mash, and now do some all-grain. not having as good of luck with it, but will hopefully get better soon.
  • homebrewing,physical fitness (counter productive?),hunting
  • env. scientist
  • contemporary christian, bluegrass
  • Unforgiven, In Bruge
  • The Unit, Scrubs
  • The Bible
  • FOPA
  • I just wanted to get into making my own beer. I am a do it yourselfer to some extent, I enjoy gardening, processing my own deer, and a friend of mine has been homebrewing for about 20 years, so I kept picking his brain, and my wife bought me a Mr. Beer Kit for Christmas, and I have been making beer consistently all year. She bought me a Midwest Homebrew equipment kit, and I use it now.I got a keggle for my b-day and bought a false bottom for it. working on getting that system down, but its proved challenging. I brew 1 or 2 5-gallon batches every few months, drink some, give some away, and have lots of fun brewing. I like looking up new recipes, and enjoy the learning process involved in making my own beer.
  • IPAs, barleywines, Imperial stouts, pilsners and other lagers as I gain the equipment to keep the temps down, just about everything.
  • nothing
  • nada
  • Dunkel, guiness clone, barleywine
  • none
  • Male
  • Married
  • Charleston
  • WV

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 12:05 PM
    Count me in

  • Posted in thread: "Drunken Lullaby" Irish Red on 05-06-2011 at 06:08 PM
    Dangerbrew,thanks, man. I will step mash it. sorry you didnt get to make it this year. I plan
    on it next year. maybe a guiness clone to go with it.And your welcome for the rally cry. I
    graduated in '9...

  • Posted in thread: "Drunken Lullaby" Irish Red on 05-05-2011 at 07:35 PM
    this is probably a dumb question, but did you steep the grains at 150 degrees for the 50 mins?
    this recipe looks great. I have been looking for a good irish red recipe, and I am into the
    partial mash ...

  • Posted in thread: 1/2 batch on 04-29-2011 at 03:01 PM
    Awesome! THanks. I will look it up tonight and start formulating.

  • Posted in thread: 1/2 batch on 04-29-2011 at 02:25 PM
    Yooper,I do have a vacuum sealer (It comes in handy for processing my own deer!) so I will use
    it for extra hops. I had wondered about that and the sanitation issue, but unless I am dry
    hopping, there...

  • Posted in thread: 1/2 batch on 04-29-2011 at 01:29 PM
    Hey, Yooper! I am actually going to try your dead guy clone recipe this month! I do buy kits
    some. I have found Austin homebrew to be good. I have only tried one of theirs, but it was the
    blue moon cl...

  • Posted in thread: 1/2 batch on 04-29-2011 at 01:09 PM
    Thanks for the advice, and for answering my question. Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: 1/2 batch on 04-29-2011 at 12:22 PM
    I am relatively new to homebrewing (beend brewing a couple years) and want to get into
    all-grain. I have done some partial mash recipes with some success. I would like to brew 1/2
    batches of all-grain...

  • Posted in thread: How did you find us? on 04-28-2011 at 05:44 PM
    I was searching the internet for recpies or info, probably. I dont really remember. but its a
    great site, so I visit often, and just became a premium member this week.

  • Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-21-2010 at 07:43 PM
    I am hophead71 and I posted 6 or so. thanks

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