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  • Started brewing in 1991 after returning from Germany and finding i had fallen for "real" beer, have kind of an on again, off again habit of brewing.
  • English Best Bitter, Some kinda Stout
  • Bear-Pig Porter,Vanilla Porter,Bear-Pig Porter Otter(maris otter version),ESB,Little Pig session,rnLittle Bear session,
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  • Posted in thread: Who prefers bottling over kegging? on 01-02-2014 at 10:33 PM
    I started brewing/bottling around 1991 and a little over 1 year ago started kegging. I have not
    bottled 1 beer since I started kegging. I thought I would, but filling growlers and pints has
    been all i...

  • Posted in thread: what is the most you have brewed on 02-23-2013 at 01:42 AM
    my personal best is 16.5 gallons in one day, later that week i did a 10.75 gallon batch, that
    was this past Christmas .. so 27.25 gallons in a week. Normally i brew once a month.

  • Posted in thread: My little kegerator on 02-02-2013 at 04:15 AM
    I have been shopping for a two door commercial cooler to do this with. I know rates differ from
    place to place but im curious if you have had a chance to gauge how much this added to your
    electric bil...

  • Posted in thread: North Carolina Brewers? on 01-31-2013 at 02:27 AM
    Chapel Hill/Hillsborough

  • Posted in thread: How long does your brew day take? on 01-29-2013 at 11:26 PM
    5 or 6 hours to brew and cool for 10 gallons, add another hour or hour and a half if i
    parti-gyle 5 gallons of a session beer(15 total) .. the hardest part of a brewday by myself is
    im usually starvin...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Seized in Chevak ??? on 01-19-2013 at 02:28 AM
    from my understanding (and memory so.. ) the alcohol problem with the Inuit/Eskimo people stems
    from their genealogy and their not developing the ability to metabolize alcohol like we do ..
    makes alco...

  • Posted in thread: Is all grain supposed to be hard? on 01-09-2013 at 12:09 AM
    I have a habit of brewing for a couple years and then stopping for a couple or three years but
    I started extract brewing in 1991 and enjoyed brewing and liked my beers ,.. moved on to
    partial grain br...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons did you bre is 2012? on 01-02-2013 at 12:20 AM
    30 gallons on my fairly new 3 keggle system. .. just getting back into brewing after about 7 yr
    hiatus. my how things have changed for the better (except for grain prices)

  • Posted in thread: successful stay-cation on 12-31-2012 at 07:57 PM
    thanks, .. im actually back at work already. But work is kinda slow so its enjoyable and im
    able to hang out on HBT ;)

  • Posted in thread: successful stay-cation on 12-31-2012 at 05:24 PM
    Ok.. so, i took my first "staycation". I on went vacation the 20/21st of decemberStarting the
    day after X-mas I brewed 10 gallons of a Best Bitter and pitched Irish ale yeast in 5 gal, and
    Thames Vall...

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