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  • Retired Submarine Sailor, returning to home brewing after a 17 year drought. Kids are grown and the wife and I are starting our own lives together. Army kid, raised across the country but we settled in Saginaw, Michigan from there I joined the Navy.
  • Homebrewing,hunting,fishing,camping,reading,Carnivorous Plants,Orchids
  • Retired
  • Bryson R. Wright
  • Mike Oldfield, Cusco, Pink Floyd, AC/DC
  • Serenity, Anything with John Wayne, Clint Eastwood
  • Discovery Channel, History Channel, Learning Channel, Travel Channel
  • Lord of the Rings, Battlefield Earth
  • American Homebrewers Association, Great Northern Brewers Club
  • Buddy of mine way back in '79 taught me to make wine at sea from ingredients we could 'borrow' from the galley. Started to learn homebrewing shortly after returning to the States. Never quite made it to full grain but hope to. Never did get to kegging but plan to.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Prescott Valley
  • Arizona


  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-02-2016 at 03:21 AM
    Colonial Porter All Grain - Thank you!

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 08-07-2015 at 02:33 PM
    I'll try

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 03:20 AM
    Count me in!A chance for me

  • Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 04-10-2015 at 03:05 PM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: planning a homestead, suggestions? on 03-05-2015 at 04:04 PM
    Ok, I was trying very hard to avoid it but my Wife, MIL and eldest Daughter are trying to talk
    me into Dairy Goats in addition to meat goats. I am not set up for dairy animals but am looking
    into what...

  • Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 03-05-2015 at 03:57 PM
    :off:Yes, I posted on the Homestead forum that we got a farm in AZ. I am looking primarily at
    meat goats but recently my Wife, MIL and oldest Daughter have started trying to talk me into
    some dairy go...

  • Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 03-03-2015 at 11:36 PM
    Currently:Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy GoatsandAn Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving
    and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 03:43 PM
    I would sure like to have one to set up in my new brew room since our move!

  • Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 01-29-2015 at 04:47 PM
    Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbardand rereading the Barsoom Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • Posted in thread: What did I cook this weekend..... on 01-27-2015 at 03:52 PM
    Finally getting settled in from the big move?Yes, we bought a 10 acre farm north of Prescott.
    Fenced and cross fenced, multiple outbuildings, its own well with good water and 7 alpacas.
    Looking to add...

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October 21, 2011  •  08:54 PM
"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I expect the same from them." The Shootist John Wayne