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  • I like doing stuff myself. Roast my own coffee, brew my own beer and sometimes make my own cheese.
  • movies,books,cooking,friends and fam. and Beer,scotch,and all the other social stuff that brings those closest to me closer.
  • Filmmaker
  • Matt Patterson
  • loud.
  • Die Hard (best christmas movie ever), Rear Window, The Last Starfighter, Let the Right One In, Royal Tenenbaums,,, and about 1,000 more.
  • New Girl, Castle, Sons of Anarchy, Dexter, Modern Family, Luther, Breaking Bad, Sherlock
  • The Dark Tower Series, The Sword of Truth Series, Brave New World, Jennifer Government, Anything else by Stephen King, Born Standing Up, Catcher in the Rye... the list goes on.
  • Been hovering around other brewers for a long time, wistfully wanting to do it myself (and get the wife's approval). Finally snagged a stellar deal on some startup equipment and now I keep buying more stuff completely negating the initial savings. I'm a bit obsessed, It's like a culinary science you get to drink with some art and magic brought in for fun.rnrnCurrently building a built in bar with 4 tap tower. Just finishing an eBiab system.
  • Wookey Jack clone, Octoberfest, Helles, Double Pecan Porter
  • Kolsch
  • Chocolate Stout, Saison
  • British Pale, IPA, Belgian Blonde
  • Male
  • Married
  • Austin
  • TX


  • Posted in thread: STC 1000 "Ebay" Temperature Controller Build on 07-17-2014 at 02:54 PM
    +1 to what raouliii said. Every fridge thermostat is wired differently, so toss up some pics. I
    have these units rewired as the "new" thermostats in both my fermentation fridge and keezer
    setup. So th...

  • Posted in thread: Best "Bang for buck" brew equipment on 07-10-2014 at 04:48 PM
    +1 for temp control during fermentation. Without temp control you can't repeat your processes,
    you can't control the flavors the yeast impart (or don't). Once I added this to my system my
    beers went f...

  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 07-08-2014 at 07:32 PM
    Ugh.Just ugh.I live 5 minutes from AHS, drop on a couple times a month at least to window shop
    and chat up the awesome guys that work there if not to pick up some yeast, hops and maybe a
    specialty gra...

  • Posted in thread: STC 1000 "Ebay" Temperature Controller Build on 05-24-2014 at 11:37 PM
    To run power through it to a fridge/freezer you should really have 12 gauge wire. Frys, home
    depot, lowes carries them in spools. But I usually buy 12-3 (12gauge-3wire) romex in the 25'
    coil at home d...

  • Posted in thread: STC 1000 "Ebay" Temperature Controller Build on 05-24-2014 at 02:27 PM
    +1 for what ReddHead said.Color is there for convenience so that you remember what is hot,
    neutral and ground. Organization is key, since mixing those can do bad things. Red is just a
    color. The US us...

  • Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-24-2013 at 02:15 PM
    count me in

  • Posted in thread: Summer Giveaway! on 08-29-2013 at 08:45 PM
    Gimme Gimme!

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-01-2013 at 02:18 PM
    Maybe I'll win this time!

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 04-07-2013 at 07:11 PM
    Started mashing a traditional hef, it's in the ferulic rest phase right now. Smelling wheaty!

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-11-2013 at 04:24 PM
    Wowzers! I'm in on this puppy!