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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: Nashville Area - Everything For All Grain Brewing on 11-23-2015 at 02:13 AM
    Recent bariatric surgery prevents me from ever drinking anything carbonated again, so my
    homebrew setup needs to go to someone that will use it. Here's a short inventory list and a
    pic. More pictures ...

  • Posted in thread: WTB - hop rocket / RIMS rocket on 11-23-2015 at 12:08 AM
    I do...I recently had bariatric surgery(gastric bypass) and won't ever be able to drink any
    carbonated beverages. I've been brewing for 25 years and have an extensive collection of
    equipment that I ne...

  • Posted in thread: WTB - hop rocket / RIMS rocket on 11-22-2015 at 10:11 PM
    Did you find yourself a hop rocket yet ?

  • Posted in thread: SRM Question on 09-21-2014 at 04:04 PM
    dang...this time I didn't check my ph....I figured I was in the zone with my RO and spring
    water without any additional acid or mineral additions.

  • Posted in thread: SRM Question on 09-21-2014 at 12:21 PM
    I used 2 pounds of flaked corn...lots of DMS. Also my sampling was from my hydrometer test
    flask reading....not my carboy.So, if the Maillard reaction the answer to my question I suppose
    there will be...

  • Posted in thread: SRM Question on 09-21-2014 at 03:55 AM
    Today I brewed a 10 gallon batch of Cream Ale for a BMC type crowd BBQ.I did a 90 minute boil
    to remove the DMS. I use Beersmith and the total efficiency was set for 72%....but I hit
    80%(not a bad thi...

  • 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...

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