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  • Interested in Brewing, Smoking (Foods), Woodcarving, RV'ing, Ukulele
  • Re-tired
  • Bluegrass and light rock
  • Started homebrewing in about 1963.. before it became legal. Not much in good supplies available. Pabst Blue Ribbon Hop Flavored Malt Extract, Corn Sugar and garbage yeast. Got happy but the beer wasn't very good. Got real happy when it became legal and better ingredients became available. Haven't brewed in about 10 years and am JUST getting back into it.

    Love IPA's for the most part. Once in awhile I like a lager or pils.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Healdsburg
  • CA


  • Posted in thread: Sour Experience at Flying Dog in Maryland on 12-15-2014 at 05:15 PM
    Any brewery that I'm familiar with needs a reservation. It just makes sense to check before

  • Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout high FG on 12-10-2014 at 02:41 PM
    Listen to Yooper and others above. Unfermentables and thicker body. My AG recipe also stops at
    about 19... every time. Possibly due to how much oatmeal is in the mash as well as some of the
    coloring g...

  • Posted in thread: Another GIVEAWAY plus our Christmas Sale @ on 12-10-2014 at 02:17 PM
    Thank you.. I'm in

  • Posted in thread: Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout extract clone recipe on 12-09-2014 at 03:25 AM
    It's been a while.. I believe they told me. However, I would add more next time.. as in 1#.

  • Posted in thread: Great Fermentations $100 Gift Certificate giveaway! on 12-02-2014 at 05:04 PM
    Thanks.. I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: TAMPA BAY and BEER?? on 12-01-2014 at 08:21 PM
    Not sure yet.. depends on flights as we fly space avail. But, should be Fri-Sun, leave Monday
    or early Tues.

  • Posted in thread: TAMPA BAY and BEER?? on 12-01-2014 at 03:02 PM
    Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like more than we'll have time for this round. Passedpawn
    (sorry, forgot your name over the years since we talked about alt yeast). We'll be close.. be
    nice to meet ...

  • Posted in thread: TAMPA BAY and BEER?? on 11-30-2014 at 04:30 PM
    Headed there later this week to visit my son. Recommendations for good beer? Are there any
    breweries there? Sort of limited time.. but, we both love good beer. He has picked up some
    Cigar City. I don'...

  • Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 11-30-2014 at 01:34 AM
    I believe the unit has not changed.. Only the control box.

  • Posted in thread: Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout extract clone recipe on 11-30-2014 at 01:04 AM
    I did make it.. yes. I also thought it odd. So, I wrote to the authors and they replied they
    made an error. I've found more than one such in that book. It's a good recipe otherwise. I used
    about 0.6 l...

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