Rick_R

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11-15-2007

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06-29-2015 1:39 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Southeastern US
  • I've been married for over thirty years to a wonderful partner in life. Have two great kids, both in college: oldest (daughter) just finishing up and the youngest (son) just starting.

    I'm a Christian living in the Bible Belt who thinks it is not only okay to drink beer, but who thinks making it is fine as well. Unfortunately the state in which I live disagrees with the latter.
  • Reading,Chess,Writing,Home Brewing (obviously)
  • Rush
  • Unforgiven, LOTR Trilogy, Crash
  • Boston Legal, Friends, Seinfeld, WKRP; don't really watch much TV though. Don't like reality shows
  • John Sandford, Stephen King, P.G. Wodehouse, Linwood Barclay, Dean Koontz, John Grisham, and many ot
  • AOPA; Internet Chess Club
  • Can't really remember what spurred my original entry into home brewing; probably just something I ran across while wandering around the web. I brewed three batches of extract, all pretty good. Then I tried an all grain without the room or right equipment; went bad and I didn't brew again for several (five or so) years. Got back into it when I was down in Mobile and was picking up a wine kit; we (SWMBO & I) had been getting into wines and wanted to try and make a batch. While there, I also picked up a brew kit. This was in the fall of '07.
  • A Sweet Stout is next up, something like a Watney's Cream Stout.
  • Wheat Ale and
    Nottingham Apfelwein
  • Nothing
  • Wee Heavy that's not yet ready and an Amber Ale that'll be gone way too soon.
  • Nails. It was a long time ago, though.
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 02:54 AM
    Thanks Coldbreak Brewing and HBT -- count me in.Rick

  • Posted in thread: A couple of kegerator questions on 06-12-2015 at 11:30 PM
    So how did setup go? I got mine today (the shipping company couldn't make it down my driveway
    so I had to drive 65 miles one way to pick it up at their hub) and got halfway through setting
    mine up. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator Help on 06-11-2015 at 09:59 AM
    Hey all,Checked Walmart.com, fridge also looks good. In all likely hood they wouldnt ship it
    and if they would it would cost a lot for shipping I'm sure. :(Sounds as if you have already
    made your deci...

  • Posted in thread: A couple of kegerator questions on 06-07-2015 at 10:36 AM
    hifidelity: thanks for the info on removing the clamps. I've got a couple of sizes of needle
    nose pliers so hopefully can get the clamps that way. Also glad to hear the positive report on
    the kegerato...

  • Posted in thread: A couple of kegerator questions on 06-06-2015 at 12:18 AM
    You'll need clamps for the tap end of the lines...it will come with clamps for the coupler ends
    that you can use because they aren't attached from the factory, but the 5 foot factory lines
    will be att...

  • Posted in thread: A couple of kegerator questions on 06-04-2015 at 02:40 AM
    Thanks for the reply and the info. I did order 36' of hose, so plan to put 12' per tap and trim
    as/if needed. Kegerator is supposed to arrive next week, will probably be the weekend before I
    can set i...

  • Posted in thread: A couple of kegerator questions on 06-02-2015 at 03:14 AM
    Over the weekend I ordered the Kegco K209B-3 with the stainless tower and Perlick 630SS faucet
    upgrade, and also added the "Draftec Deluxe Hand Pump Pressurized Keg Beer Kegerator Cleaning
    Kit w/ 32 o...

  • Posted in thread: SS Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 10-04-2014 at 11:16 AM
    Put my name in the barrel.

  • Posted in thread: The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway on 07-03-2014 at 01:04 AM
    I'm in as well.

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-12-2014 at 02:02 AM
    Feel free to send it my way.

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