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    ABOUT ME

  • Houston, TX
  • Old Ale, Barleywine, Wee Heavy, Grodziskie
  • Old Bruin, RIS
  • DIPA, Oatmeal Stout, RIS
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Brewhemoth Black Friday Sale on 02-19-2014 at 11:00 PM
    My timing is terrible. This was a great deal. I wish I was watching for this at the time.

  • Posted in thread: New Products From Blichmann Engineering on 01-29-2014 at 01:49 PM
    I currently use a hot water element, but I'll be interested in hearing how much the elements
    will be. I like the design and they could be easier to clean. I also currently use HERMS, but I
    also have a...

  • Posted in thread: Switchcraft's plug and outlet option on 01-19-2014 at 11:13 PM
    I wasn't quite happy with the spade terminal either. I soldered all of mine. I've had no issues
    with them in 9 months of active use.

  • Posted in thread: First All grain Batch walk through! HELP! on 12-30-2013 at 02:36 PM
    Heating the sparge water temperature to 168 degF is more related to sparging after a mash out.
    At 168 degF the enzymes in the mash stop working and no further conversion occurs. The hotter
    temperature...

  • Posted in thread: First All grain Batch walk through! HELP! on 12-30-2013 at 01:42 PM
    When I used propane I usually turned on the boil kettle burner on low once the first wort was
    in it. There's no harm in waiting. All this step does is try and save time and get to a boil
    faster. Sent ...

  • Posted in thread: First All grain Batch walk through! HELP! on 12-30-2013 at 01:35 PM
    Try heating your strike water 4-5 degrees hotter than the calculation. Then measure your temp
    after the transfer to the mash tun. If it's within 2-3 degrees than add the grain. Stir until
    you hit the ...

  • Posted in thread: Houston Group Grain Buy #5 on 07-11-2013 at 02:18 AM
    aaronlalonde, I've though about this, but it's not something I want to do. When I order it goes
    under a business account, my credit card, and I'd still be responsible. Having it coordinated
    and receiv...

  • Posted in thread: Houston Group Grain Buy #5 on 07-10-2013 at 12:57 PM
    barroze pretty much nailed it. The biggest hurdle is getting the account. The shipments also
    come quick and with little notice. A couple of time I didn't know the order was shipped and I
    got a call sa...

  • Posted in thread: Houston Group Grain Buy #5 on 07-09-2013 at 04:47 AM
    I've decided I'm going to stop running the grain buys. Sorry for those that are looking forward
    to the next one, but it's too much of an effort to continue.

  • Posted in thread: Houston Group Grain Buy #5 on 06-29-2013 at 09:55 PM
    Here's the scoresheet.

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Kegged - Apfelwein, Saison, Imperial Irish Red Primary - Robust Porter, Belgian Wit, Holiday Ale Secondary - Planned - Centennial Blonde or Pale Ale, IPA of some sort
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