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03-04-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • I LIKE BEER!!!
  • Brewing Beer,Drinking Beer,and Listening to Jimmy Buffett
  • Hopeless Bum
  • Tim Bagshaw
  • Jimmy Buffett, Led Zeppelin, James Taylor, Yes, ZZ Top, SRV, Jimi Hendrix, way to many to list I lik
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, LOTR, Any Sherlock Holmes
  • NCIS, Sherlock Holmes, Midsomer Murders, Star Trek
  • Learn to Brew, Designing Great Beers, Beer for Pete's sake, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
  • American Homebrewers Association
  • It all started with Mr. Beer my brother got me for Christmas. The Mr. Beer batch went down the sink! It was sick and dead when I checked it. But I trudged on and tried some Cooper's extract kits and they were sick and dead tasting. So I trudged on and tried some MoreBeer partial-mash kits and they were YUMMY Eric's Bodacious Brown is AWESOME!!! I have moved on to BIAB and I love it SO simple I can do all grain without all the equipment and time. I'm sure that it's better to go the traditional way but I really like BIAB. I started out brewing on my glass-top electric range and while it rocks at macaroni & cheese it SUCKS at boiling anything over 2 gallons of water. So I got a 30L electric turkey fryer and it is pretty good boils in no time but it is very limited in size of grain bill. So I'm gonna build a 44L electric BIAB kettle with information I've learned from here. I still use the Mr. Beer fermentor keg for test batches so I guess I owe alot to my Brother and Mr. Beer for getting m
  • OH WAY to many for this lil box!
  • Test Ale 1
  • Smoked Scotch Ale
  • Eric's Bodacious Brown MMM! Shark Bite Red
  • Male
  • Single
  • Bedford
  • Indiana

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: The Online Homebrew Supplier Comparison Thread on 03-18-2012 at 03:06 PM
    Awesome! I will get one it's delicious stuff. I just found your site not long back and it is
    now at the top of my goto sites. Thanks for the great selection and service! Sorry don't wanna
    sidetrack th...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 03-17-2012 at 04:21 PM
    I started out with Mr. Beer that I got for Christmas. I would have to say that it was the best
    Christmas gift I ever got! It got me into the homebrew game and now I'm a homebrew addict. I
    still use it...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Beer filter on 03-17-2012 at 03:36 AM
    I don't wanna cut the dip tube so I can use the keg as a serving keg also. I thought about
    bending it but still the same result. I don't necessarily have one dedicated fermentor keg just
    which ever on...

  • Posted in thread: The Online Homebrew Supplier Comparison Thread on 03-17-2012 at 03:00 AM
    Austin Homebrew has one heck of a awesome collection of ingredient kits! I just ordered a few
    and plan to order more when supplies dwindle. But I didn't hint hint see a Pete's Wicked Ale
    kit hint hint...

  • Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 03-17-2012 at 02:50 AM
    Mickeymoose,Cool label! I really like the Government Warnings. Is orange snow safe to eat?

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Beer filter on 03-17-2012 at 02:42 AM
    I crammed as much as I possible could in there. The curtain I bought was actually a swag I
    think its called (ask the nearest woman) it was 59" X 18' and I got a good 2/3s so 12' ish. The
    filter sits f...

  • Posted in thread: The Online Homebrew Supplier Comparison Thread on 03-16-2012 at 01:38 AM
    I love this idea! There are WAY to many sites for one person to find. Rebel Brewer is awesome!
    RiteBrew.com has some killer prices I got 50lbs of GWM pale ale malt for $37. BrewGadgets has
    some good p...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Beer filter on 03-16-2012 at 01:17 AM
    Yeah I use it mainly as a trub filter. I'm sure it wouldn't come close to a plate filter as far
    as clarity. The first batch of red ale is fairly clear but not crystal. The second batch of
    smoked scotc...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Beer filter on 03-15-2012 at 05:06 PM
    I used white cloth to be safe. I've been accused of being to anal but I take it as a
    compliment. Better safe than sorry. On my filter most of the gunk is caught in the first 3-4
    inches but I transfer ...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Beer filter on 03-15-2012 at 04:03 PM
    Also you need to put teflon tape on the threaded cap before each use or it's almost impossible
    to get back out.

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1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
March 4, 2012  •  11:20 AM
I figured it was time to quit lurking and join up! Everytime I searched the web with a question I ALWAYS found the answer here. This******is an encyclopedia of brewing knowledge. I hope to be able to contribute as much info as I've gained from here.
 
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