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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Pilot
  • Fritz Range
  • Bobby Dylan
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Posted in thread: Problem with seal on fermentation corny keg on 06-03-2015 at 11:59 AM
    We have fermented in our Corny Fermentors for years for Lagers. WE do nothing special and just
    make sure we leave about 2 inches below to gas out tube, We have just an open end on a regular
    Gas In Lin...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing Beer Lines on 05-26-2015 at 11:58 PM
    I have looked at all the threads dealing with this and cannot figure out to remove the shank
    assembly once I remove the shank nut. I bought a really cool wrench from keg connection that
    made removing ...

  • Posted in thread: Glycol Cooled Fermentors on 05-12-2015 at 12:43 PM
    I was going to use a small freezer as well. I am going to get a 40 gallon Fermentor. Right now
    I use a "cold room" that is controlled by a "cool bot". I can get the room down to 50 degrees F
    in the wi...

  • Posted in thread: How long does racking take you? on 05-11-2015 at 08:29 PM
    You issue is that you are not drinking enough home brew during the process. It should take a
    couple of hours!:tank::off:

  • Posted in thread: Building a Mash Lauter Tun on 05-11-2015 at 08:19 PM
    WE used to use the 10 gallon igloo type coolers and they hold the temp for Mash very well.
    After a while, they do get heavy and warped, but they lasted years.

  • Posted in thread: Glycol Cooled Fermentors on 05-11-2015 at 03:36 PM
    I am thinking about buying some one barrel glycol chilled fermenters but have some questions.1.
    What is temp of Glycol? I have thought of a less expensive glycol chiller that I can make with
    existing ...

  • Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles brew rig (photos) on 04-05-2015 at 05:07 AM
    I have a "tippy" setup on my MLT. I tip it slightly to get the wort out. In a 30 gal batch
    about 1 gallon is left unless i pour into a bucket that can not be pumped. Not sure if the
    bottom outlet woul...

  • Posted in thread: How do I calculate the propane I need for a brewing session? on 03-17-2015 at 02:31 PM
    We do one barrel brews and it takes two full propane tanks for the brew session, one for the BK
    and One for the HLT. We can use the HLT maybe for another half Brew session. We get our tanks
    refilled u...

  • Posted in thread: Debating secondary fermentation on 03-17-2015 at 02:22 PM
    We used to Secondary, but one time I was away on a trip and the brew was left in the primary
    (ale) for a month on the trub. I thought it would be "lost" but we could not tell much
    difference so we did...

  • Posted in thread: Stout Brew Kettles on 03-13-2015 at 02:18 PM
    I have 4 Stout Kettles and two conicals and they have been work horses for me. I have two
    blickmans as well (retired) becuase they leak. I think that the leaking Stout was a bad one. I
    do know know if...

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