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  • Saw an episode of Good Eats with Alton Brown where he brewed up a pale ale. I bought books (Palmer, Papazian, Daniels) and read and re-read them for years (yes YEARS!) before finally taking the plunge! rnrnCurrently have a basic brew kit that is set to handle mini-mashes.
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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 06:58 PM
    in it!

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 07-06-2016 at 05:21 PM
    11764 + 6 gallons of my Imperial Pilsner.= 11770

  • Posted in thread: Hastings Brew Works Giveaway on 07-01-2016 at 04:26 PM
    Woo woo! Here's comes the giveaway train!

  • Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 04-22-2016 at 07:07 PM
    Klassy, there isn't a burner under your mash tun right? I'd be nervous keeping the propane that
    close, even to the burners under your boil kettle and HLT. Have you touched the top of your
    propane tank...

  • Posted in thread: Brazos Bock on 03-29-2016 at 07:07 PM
    Finished right at 1.019, or roughly 7.75% abv. Not too shabby! I let it rest on a couple ounces
    of bourbon barrel chips for some extra pop, fined with gelatin, and have it lagering in the keg
    now. Wil...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Yeast Experiment: S-23 vs. Wyeast 2124 on 03-22-2016 at 05:14 PM
    Interesting timing; I just made a bock with 2206. Next time I make it, I may give 2308 a try
    just to compare. I still haven't worked up the nerve to try a dry lager yeast, and am not sure
    what it woul...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 03-02-2016 at 07:45 PM
    Finally got a brew in this year:3652.5 + 5.5 of my doppelbock (which will be aged in bourbon
    barrel chips!)= 3658

  • Posted in thread: Brazos Bock on 03-01-2016 at 05:40 PM
    Few months behind schedule, but I finally cracked out a batch this weekend. Bubbling away now!
    When I brewed this the first time, I aged it on bourbon barrel chips, and it was a big hit,
    though I felt...

  • Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 03-01-2016 at 05:13 PM
    Shawn, 12 days is plenty for primary fermentation on this recipe. You should be good by St.
    Patrick's day (if that's your goal), assuming you fine or cold crash and do a quick force carb.
    The first we...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-01-2016 at 05:10 PM
    March 17th is my birthday, hint-hint!Seems about time for me to brew Saccharomyces' Irish Red.