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02-26-2012

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01-19-2017 12:06 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am very outgoing. Like the outdoors, enjoy gardening and a big fan DIY.
  • astronomy; woodworking
  • Staff Astronomer
  • Tracy Knauss
  • Country and Western
  • Avatar; Casablanca; Raiders of the Lost Ark; Gone with the Wind; Star Wars
  • Blue Bloods; CSI; Chicago
  • Dan Brown Novels; James Petterson Books
  • Brew Bayou; Fort Bend Astronomy Club; Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Just wanted something different besides BMC. Tired of the same old stuff with no flavor. Starter with a few extract recipes from Midwest, then moved on to All Grain where I have more control over what is happening with my brews.
  • American Brown Ale, Gumby Head Wheat Beer
  • Dry-but will fix that this coming Friday
  • Blood Orange Mead; Muscat Wine; Cider; English Barleywine
  • Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter; Zythos Pale Ale; Blood Orange Witbier
  • Raging Rage Ale; American Wheat; Cascade Pale Ale
  • Female
  • Single
  • Down the road with the crickets and the frogs
  • TX

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: vacuum sealer on 01-18-2017 at 01:13 PM
    I have had mine for 10 years + and it is still ticking. I do clean mine out when I am done. I
    have used mine to seal numerous items that will not be used right away. And like SmokeyMcBong I
    have used ...

  • Posted in thread: What is your next brew to brew? on 01-08-2017 at 03:38 PM
    Getting ready to keg my Irish Red and up next is a California Common.

  • Posted in thread: CDN ProAccurate Folding Thermocouple Thermometer Giveaway on 01-08-2017 at 03:25 PM
    I'm in. Always want accurate temps!

  • Posted in thread: Temp control help on 12-31-2016 at 03:18 PM
    Inkbird is the way to go!!!!

  • Posted in thread: DIY Heat Shield on 12-31-2016 at 03:14 PM
    Like it! Where did you get the stainless steel clips at? McMaster-Carr?

  • Posted in thread: First brew in 2017 on 12-31-2016 at 02:40 PM
    Happy New Years, still have 15.5 hours to go here, Cheers!!. I will start the New Year off
    brewing a California Common, something I have not done in a while. I have an Irish Red Ale
    finishing the ferm...

  • Posted in thread: Stupid question about the boil on 12-29-2016 at 02:24 PM
    Other than the LME just let it boil to your designated time.

  • Posted in thread: Pretty cool fermentation pics...but is it normal?! on 12-24-2016 at 03:11 PM
    You can definitely tell that the Irish moss is working.

  • Posted in thread: Honey Yeast? on 12-21-2016 at 11:03 PM
    It is a wild yeast. It is due to the fact that the bees never capped the honey. The hive was
    either stressed and they never capped as the nectar has to much moisture or winter came earlier
    than expect...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast pitch calculator, what gives? on 12-21-2016 at 10:54 PM
    Yes, lagers are twice if not triple the amount of yeast as ales. This is due to the fact that
    this type of yeast is more fragile and can not sporulate like ale yeast.

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Primary- Irish Red Ale Bottled- Blood Orange Spiced Mead; Imperial Pumpkin Ale On Tap- Cream Ale; American Brown Ale; Blood Orange Wheat Beer; Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter
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