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  • Started out with a Mr. Beer Kit
    Read Charlie's book and started collecting equipment
    Brewed lots of extracts
    Made the jump to all grain
    Was brewer of the year for 3 years straight at my club
    Won 1st place at the Blue Bonnet for a smoked porter in 1996
    Got sick and had to quit drinking and sold all my equipment
    Got well and found out that I could drink again
    15 years later....all grain brewing again with 10 gallon pot and 10 gallon coolers using pump and's the KATZ AZZ
  • Imperial Wit
    Munich/Amarillo SMaSH
  • Imperial Rye PA
  • KATZ AZZ Black Hole Russian Imperial Stout
  • I keg
  • RIS
  • Male
  • Married
  • Nashville, TN
  • Tennessee


  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-10-2014 at 04:45 AM
    I'm in

  • Posted in thread: washed yeast for a starter on 08-02-2014 at 10:09 PM
    I just read the "why not to pitch on a fresh yeast cake" and got my answers. I'll move forward
    with making a couple of starters for tomorrow's brew session.

  • Posted in thread: washed yeast for a starter on 08-02-2014 at 08:48 PM
    I'm planning on making a 10 gal. batch of RIS tomorrow. I've washed the yeast,215152 WLP004,
    from my previous 10 gal batch of dry stout and have put the results into 3 one half gallon
    jars. In the pas...

  • Posted in thread: 1st IPA recipe on 07-21-2014 at 02:12 AM
    do some research on how to perform a "hopstand".....IPA's are all about showcasing your hops.
    Also I've always used lots of hops when dry-hopping...but lately I've been reading about "less
    is more" th...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-04-2014 at 05:56 PM
    I'm in !

  • Posted in thread: Dialing in a new homebrew system on 06-28-2014 at 09:50 PM
    I'd suggest calibrating all of your measuring tools. Make sure your scale that you use to
    measure your grain is correct. Make sure your hydrometers, thermometers, and refractors are
    reading correctly ...

  • Posted in thread: 10G batch people. Describe your setup. on 06-28-2014 at 04:08 AM
    I use a direct fired RIMS single tier/3 burner system with two pumps. MLT is a 15 gal. MegaPot
    1.2 two w/3piece valves and a recirc port also using 3 Blichmann adjustable thermometers, HLT
    is a 15 gal...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs Response to Starters on 06-19-2014 at 02:40 AM
    I was just on the White Labs website last week...and although I find this topic interesting,
    White labs has instructions on their website for making yeast starters for ales and for lagers.

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-07-2014 at 04:02 AM
    in like Flynn

  • Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-18-2014 at 01:59 PM
    I'm in !

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