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  • Husband, Father of 4 (all girls; please pity me), and I work from home so don't get out much. I've got a small recording studio in my basement (that has just become a studio/brewery), and I enjoy playing music and drinking beer.
  • Music,Guitar,Audio Recording,Beer
  • Software Developer - mostly Gov
  • Shawn Kichta
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  • My wife bought me a Mr. Beer kit a few years ago for Christmas. It sat for awhile, and I finally got around to making it. After one batch, I ordered a "real" starter kit from Northern Brewer, along with an extra extract kit. Just getting started, but already completely obsessed.
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  • Posted in thread: [Version 2 Release] RaspberryPints - Digital Taplist Solution on 04-22-2015 at 08:56 PM
    Working with ahariton, I realized that I also altered the stylesheet but forgot to add it, and
    on his system KegPull was throwing an error; still worked, just showed errors. Doesn't do it on
    mine. so....

  • Posted in thread: [Version 2 Release] RaspberryPints - Digital Taplist Solution on 04-21-2015 at 09:00 PM
    PM answered and emails sent. If anyone else is interested, I've got a really hack-y solution
    for manually updating kegs. I've got a zip file ( that contains the two files needed:
    index.php, and a fil...

  • Posted in thread: [Version 2 Release] RaspberryPints - Digital Taplist Solution on 04-21-2015 at 02:05 PM
    I'm not planning on adding flowmeters. Is there a way to manually update what's left in a
    keg?Did you figure this out? I hacked up a way to do it on mine, though I plan on adding meters
    later. It's n...

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  • Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-11-2015 at 06:38 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use this? on 02-09-2015 at 04:10 PM
    Stir-Plate and brew-control on amazon are kegkits.com and Tom Hargrave(this thread is a "must
    read").I'm not trying to bash the guy/company, or say that you shouldn't buy from them, or say
    that thing...

  • Posted in thread: CptMidway's E-Herms Build! on 02-05-2015 at 03:55 PM
    Sweet build. Congrats!

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 02:41 PM
    Yep, count me in!

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