knewshound

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    ABOUT ME

  • Sacramento, CA
  • fast cars and slow moving
    women
  • Telecom Guru
  • Patrick
  • NHRA
  • I have been brewing since 1982 and am celebrating my 26th year as a Homebrewer.

    Seeing the craft change from Voodoo like hobby to (near) mainstream has been fun to watch.

    Cheers !

    knewshound
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  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Telecom Forum? on 08-22-2008 at 10:33 PM
    I am a senior member here.... gave you excellent advise.I would follow it
    exactly.Cheers,knewshound

  • Posted in thread: How many taps do you have on your draft system? on 08-15-2008 at 02:41 AM
    7 8 9 10 1136233624Homebrewers Porn !

  • Posted in thread: Does your LHBS provide a good crush? on 08-15-2008 at 02:37 AM
    Buying my own mill saved me dollars in many ways.For a mere 45 dollar investment *thank you
    Craigslist* I got a brand new mill that has increased my efficiency by 15, yes 15 points.Rather
    than having ...

  • Posted in thread: What got you into homebrewing? on 08-04-2008 at 09:12 PM
    When I got interested in brewing back in 1983 the "hobby" was more voodoo than science.After
    living in Germany for 2 1/2 years, the swill available in the US nearly forced me in to
    brewing. At that ti...

  • Posted in thread: First 5-gal brew... on 07-29-2008 at 06:18 PM
    Well, since you are the brewer, the hops will be whatever you decide.A blonde is a good choice
    but if I was advising you (and I am) I would suggest a Kolsch.It has the qualities you say you
    like, look...

  • Posted in thread: Ideas please - (50th birthday party label) on 07-16-2008 at 08:03 PM
    My buddy is working on a variation of this for me. for the help guys!Cheers,knewshound

  • Posted in thread: Ideas please - (50th birthday party label) on 07-15-2008 at 02:51 PM
    I am turning 50 next month.Yeah yeah yeah, I know.Over the hill and all that.I am giving away
    bottles of brew to my guy friends who are throwing a party for me and I am stumped.What would
    YOU put on t...

  • Posted in thread: Adding water to fermented and ready brew on 04-17-2008 at 10:42 PM
    Well, I am talking about "watering it down" to 1.050, a normal Pils range.Are you talking about
    an off flavor?A 7.5% Pils NEEDS to be watered down, it is kind of nasty as is.Brewing another
    batch is n...

  • Posted in thread: Adding water to fermented and ready brew on 04-17-2008 at 10:30 PM
    I made a Pils and was not expecting the amazing jump in efficiency that I got due to crushing
    my own grains.Rather than 1.050 it was 1.068.It finished at 1.08.Can you say Imperial
    Pilsner?It is a bit ...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for homebrew kit...(?) on 01-11-2008 at 01:12 AM
    Buy the best kit you can, steeping grains and a full boil are a must IMHO.You might even think
    about trying my method in Homebrewing 1A in the link below.If you just want to get your feet
    wet, think a...

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July 25, 2008  •  04:13 PM
Stop reading this and get your ass brewing!
 
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