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    ABOUT ME

  • Georgia
  • Guitar,mandolin,dobro,bass,music,blues,bluegrass
  • SysAdmin & Video Technology Coordinator
  • Kevin O
  • Allman Brothers Band, Tony Rice, Buddy Miller, Merle Haggard, The Beatles, Darrell Scott, Tim O'Brien
  • I have been homebrewing since the beginning of 2011 from reading stories on the net & friends who had brewed in the past. Have only done extract & partial-mash brews. I have brewed 7 5 gallon batches made from kits ordered from Austin's Homebrew Supply, all with great results. Using a turkey fryer for my boils, plastic fermentor, rack to secondary glass carboy, & then bottle.rnrnTowards the end of my first year of brewing, I started doing all-grain brewing & also am now kegging along with bottling.
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  • Posted in thread: Ferris Brewer's Day Off on 11-24-2016 at 01:27 PM
    My buddies & I at work refer to it as "the something to do flu". Thankfully, I am able to take
    days off occasionally to do things I enjoy...brewing would be the main one.

  • Posted in thread: First BIAB on 10-25-2016 at 04:00 PM
    I've been brewing 5 gallon batches for 6 years, 5 years doing AG with round mash tun, 3 vessels
    total. I was at a point where I wanted to move up to 10 gallons but I needed to do an upgrade
    on my mash...

  • Posted in thread: There's a fly in my fermenter!! on 09-06-2016 at 04:49 PM
    I brew outside so it's always on my mind having to deal with the fly's. A few brews ago, I was
    doing the final chilling before adding yeast, I looked down & there was a fly that just landed
    in the wor...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-27-2016 at 09:25 AM
    In

  • Posted in thread: Hastings Brew Works Giveaway on 07-15-2016 at 02:13 PM
    Happy Friday!

  • Posted in thread: Who has a house beer on 07-11-2016 at 04:39 PM
    I guess you could call mine my house beer. I have brewed many different styles through the
    years but in the past few years I have only been drinking & brewing IPA's. I have a grain bill
    that I use eve...

  • Posted in thread: First Time Recipes - What Was everyone's first time? on 06-23-2016 at 05:56 PM
    My first brew was a fuggle ale kit from Midwest Supply. Ordered it the same time I ordered my
    brewing kit. I was so excited for it to finish & taste it. I honestly thought it was the best
    thing I ever...

  • Posted in thread: What was the best beer you ever brewed? on 06-14-2016 at 07:26 PM
    A simcoe IPA I brewed a few months ago has been my favorite but as of late, I have used the
    same grain bill & only using one kind of hop through-out the brew with great success.12lbs 2
    Row1lb Munich.5...

  • Posted in thread: If you could only have 3 grains and 3 hops for the rest of your life, which ones? on 06-13-2016 at 02:58 AM
    2 row, munich & c60cascade, simcoe, & mosaic.

  • Posted in thread: How are you celebrating the 500th anniversary of Reinheitsgebot? on 04-22-2016 at 02:31 PM
    I think I'll drink a cold one when I get home.

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