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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Pilot
  • Fritz Range
  • Bobby Dylan
  • Lord of The Rings
  • NTHBA
  • We never went the Bottle Route and started kegging right away. We have our own little club of three guys. We were extract brewers for about a year before we moved to All Grain. Bigger is better! Do not buy a 15 gallon item when you can get a 30 for just a little more.
  • Dave's IPArnPivo DoskocilrnRaymond's Best Bitter
  • Powdered Brewer Wash
  • Pivo Doscocil (15)rnSt. Michael Rauchbier (5)
  • Blackard Black Stout (5)rnRaymond's Best Bitter (15)rnPivo Doskocil (15) (Opening Day of the Texas Ranger's)rnDave's IPA (5)rnTexas Mesquite Bock (5)
  • Married
  • Argyle
  • Texas

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: New AG brewer--looking for input on 01-30-2016 at 12:15 AM
    We have a tippy Stand. We dump grain in a wheel barrel and hose out the MLT into it as well.

  • Posted in thread: Is a 90 min boil neccessary with only 5.5lbs of Pilsner malt on 01-29-2016 at 02:21 AM
    I always boil for 90 minutes. Same with Mash!! 90 minutes!!

  • Posted in thread: New AG brewer--looking for input on 01-28-2016 at 09:43 PM
    No bag

  • Posted in thread: First run on new HERMS -- BIG problems! on 01-28-2016 at 09:42 PM
    Rice hulls and set the bed. Vorluft!

  • Posted in thread: Water treatment on 01-28-2016 at 09:37 PM
    Our local water is great. You can get a general profile from your water supplier. When we make
    a light lager, we use 50% distilled water. We do use a buffer in the mash to keep ph with the
    perfect ran...

  • Posted in thread: Rookie mistake...Airloc went dry. Still good? on 01-28-2016 at 02:42 PM
    CO2 is heavier than air and in general there is no way for any thing to go up an airlock even
    if dry unless you have lots of air movement. Taste the brew. I always taste the brew at each
    stage. 1. pre...

  • Posted in thread: Brewers Hardware???? on 01-22-2016 at 05:32 AM
    Anybody heard from them lately? Placed an order a month ago and nothing... Not responding to
    emails. I used PayPal and will have to get my $$$ back if I don't hear from them :(Placed an
    Order on Wedne...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle - You Pick The Size!! on 01-20-2016 at 01:33 AM
    in

  • Posted in thread: DIY Glycol System on 01-19-2016 at 05:21 PM
    I have a new 30 gal jacketed conical from Brewer's Hardware!:ban::mug::rockin:I am making up my
    own Glycol Chiller but looking some advice on hoses, valves and pumps.There are 2 zones on the
    Fermentor...

  • Posted in thread: Brewers Hardware???? on 12-19-2015 at 03:58 PM
    Great company. My goto place. Like a lot of small vendors, the supply chain is always something
    of a gamble. Anyone try to get a hoverboard? I would put some of the samll brewing equipment in
    the same...

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