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  • I am very outgoing. Like the outdoors, enjoy gardening and a big fan DIY.
  • astronomy; woodworking
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  • 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
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  • Posted in thread: Kreezer project opinion.... on 05-03-2016 at 01:36 PM
    How wide is the side of your unit? That is where I would put the tap handles. Those units were
    usually 2 feet wide and used to keep ice frozen in the dead heat of summer, so I would think
    that it coul...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation temp controller advice on 05-01-2016 at 09:47 PM
    You could always do a Son of a Fermentation Chiller if a fridge is not in the works. Here is a
    website that explains is all: this helps.

  • Posted in thread: Walkin Cooler TX Build on 04-28-2016 at 03:42 PM
    Hey Phischy- how did you fair with all the rain that has happened recently? Hopefully
    everything was okay.

  • Posted in thread: Secondary Regulator Questions on 04-28-2016 at 03:32 PM
    I did buy a 2 gang manifold with MFL connection from Keg Connection with the added barbs, but
    honestly I have never unscrewed one to do anything with it. I would think the ideal place for
    the MFL woul...

  • Posted in thread: Keezer build - 3 taps on 04-24-2016 at 12:37 PM
    Great looking keezer!:D

  • Posted in thread: What Stops You From Going Pro? on 04-23-2016 at 12:32 PM
    Because I want to keep it as a hobby, not a job. I enjoy waking up early in the morning
    watching the sun rise as I fill my mash tun with strike water for my grains, then just sit back
    with a cup or tw...

  • Posted in thread: Taplist App - WIP on 04-22-2016 at 03:49 PM
    Wow, looks great already.

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions for a light Color summer beer on 04-21-2016 at 01:42 PM
    Defalcos Gumbyhead American Wheat is pretty good for summer. Easy to make and quick turn
    around. The recipe can be found at

  • Posted in thread: Reusing WLP 400? on 04-21-2016 at 01:24 PM
    I have washed mine and it still works just like the first batch.

  • Posted in thread: To Keg or Not to Keg on 04-19-2016 at 11:36 PM
    I bottled for one year, then when keg connection had the sale this past year on a kegging
    system I jumped right in. Being that I can get my CO2 tank filled at my LHBS I also bought a
    tank. About two w...

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Primary- Gumbyhead Wheat Beer Secondary- English Barleywine; Blood Orange Spiced Mead; Muscat Wine; Apple Cider Bottled- Blood Orange Witbier; Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter; Zytra Pale Ale On Tap- American Wheat Beer; Raging Red Irish Ale; Cascade Pale Ale