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02-26-2012

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08-28-2015 1:46 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am very outgoing. Like the outdoors, enjoy gardening and am trying my hand at growing hops below the 44 parallel. Will see what happens. I am keeping records.
  • astronomy; woodworking
  • Staff Astronomer
  • Tracy Knauss
  • Country and Western
  • Avatar; Casablanca; Raiders of the Lost Ark; Gone with the Wind
  • Blue Bloods; CSI
  • Dan Brown Novels; James Petterson Books
  • Brew Bayou; Fort Bend Astronomy Club
  • 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.
  • Summer Triangle Pale Ale; English Barleywine; Pumpkin Ale
  • Air
  • Air
  • Falconers Flight Pale Ale; Raging Red Irish Ale; Pumpkin Ale
  • I do not keg yet!
  • Female
  • Single
  • Down the road with the crickets and the frogs
  • TX

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Adding accessories keggle, help with options on 08-16-2015 at 04:31 PM
    The ball valve and sight glass are great additives to your boil keggle, as I have them on mine.
    Bought them from Bargain Fittings. I do not have a temp probe on my boil keggle. We are just
    looking for...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 01:02 PM
    I'm in!!!!

  • Posted in thread: Need to change setup on 07-24-2015 at 01:30 PM
    I would think that the cooler would warp at boiling temperatures especially for 60 or 90
    minutes.

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-21-2015 at 01:14 PM
    Add me to the list!

  • Posted in thread: Red X Malt on 07-13-2015 at 02:03 PM
    I have used it in an Irish Red Ale and it came out a nice deep dark red. Perfect for this style
    of beer. Replaced half of the Pale Ale with RedX and it came out to 17.1 SRM.

  • Posted in thread: First time gelatin user. on 07-05-2015 at 11:41 PM
    Do it after you dry hopped it. The hops will add some haze also. Not sure about the keg, I do
    not keg yet. Maybe somebody else will answer.

  • Posted in thread: My first wheat beer tomorrow. on 07-05-2015 at 04:16 PM
    Got a blood orange witbier brewing now. I also used half pilsner/ half wheat, but mine is all
    grain. Here's hoping I do not get a stuck sparge. Put 1.5 pounds of rice hulls in.

  • Posted in thread: Howdy there from Texas on 07-02-2015 at 12:32 PM
    Howdy, from another Texan that is down south of you and welcome to the obsession, I mean hobby.
    Search the Clubs section of HBT and see if there are any clubs close to you or maybe you
    already did tha...

  • Posted in thread: BrewToad Or BeerSmith *Worth it*? on 06-29-2015 at 12:23 AM
    I use both BrewSmith and Brewers Friend. They both have their differences that I like. Easy to
    scale recipes with BrewSmith, but if I am out brewing in the shop I do prefer the mobile app
    that Brewers...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle opener on 06-20-2015 at 04:44 PM
    I use the paint can opener that I get free when I buy paint at either Lowes or Home Depot.
    Works great, no dent in the cap! Shoot, I must have a dozen of them. One of them I cut the
    triangle end off a...

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