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  • hunting,fishing,camping,hiking,really anything outside
  • Just no country, please
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  • Perfume, The Cheese Monkeys, anything by Lee Child or James Lee Burke.
  • Like so many, I started with Mr Beer which was a gift from my sister. My wife bought me my first "real" kit for our anniversary a few months later.
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  • Posted in thread: Cracked open my first brews today..... on 02-01-2016 at 02:32 AM
    Congratulations! What are you making next? -ben

  • Posted in thread: Thank you on 02-01-2016 at 02:29 AM
    So, what are you brewing? Good luck! -ben

  • Posted in thread: Can I get some feedback on a RIMS Build? on 01-30-2016 at 12:28 AM
    After about a year of research I just started my own rims. (Yet another brutus variation) If
    you're concerned about the ol' back then single tier is the way to go. Pumps are cheaper than

  • Posted in thread: Another neverending fermentation/low FG on 01-30-2016 at 12:11 AM
    I think it's a bit early to call it infected since it smells and tastes fine and there's no
    pellicle, but you're certainly not out of the woods yet. I suspect that your fermentation
    temperature is too...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny keg issue on 01-21-2016 at 03:07 AM
    Disassemble your keg and find the issue. When you reassemble, make sure to sanitize and purge
    with CO2. Easy peasy.^^This. I had a strawberry blonde awhile back that kept clogging. I had to
    take it ap...

  • Posted in thread: BUI mistakes on 08-09-2015 at 02:01 AM
    Dude, I've made WAY bigger mistakes than that! Don't sweat it. -ben

  • Posted in thread: Should I dry hop a blonde ale with 1 oz Williamette? on 08-08-2015 at 04:23 AM
    If you prefer hoppier beers then do it. Obviously you're not 100%satisfied with it as is, or
    you wouldn't be asking. 3-5 days should be plenty. -ben P.S. don't worry about style right
    away, master tec...

  • Posted in thread: The crazy @$$ recipe thread on 06-18-2015 at 02:16 PM
    There's gotta be a noob around somewhere that we can convince to brew this. -ben

  • Posted in thread: The crazy @$$ recipe thread on 06-16-2015 at 10:24 PM
    Okay, here's how it works......Everyone adds one ingredient in their reply, at the end we have
    the craziest recipe ever. We'll make ten gallons starting with 65lbs of Vienna. -ben

  • Posted in thread: C'mon, man! on 04-23-2015 at 11:06 PM
    Beer of the month? Really??