Gift Premium Subscription To XCWill

Join Date:


Last Activity:

04-29-2009 5:29 AM


  • Daphne, AL
  • Dull
  • John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, most any kind of blues.
  • Mythbusters


  • Posted in thread: gott cooler issue on 04-29-2009 at 05:30 AM
    If your kit only came with a single rubber O-ring, make sure you put it on the inside of your
    cooler. I put my own valve together using plumbing parts, and went ahead and put an O-ring with
    washer on ...

  • Posted in thread: Another mistake, airlock on fermenter on 04-01-2009 at 01:13 PM
    I like to use whiskey in my airlocks!+1 Only the cheapest tequila will do for my airlocks!

  • Posted in thread: Fatal Mistake? on 04-01-2009 at 01:06 PM
    Good excuse to drink in large quantities and often. ;) If oxidation is a problem it will creep
    up over time. Generally my beer never gets much time to sit around =) Plus I use the
    Oxy-absorbent caps, ...

  • Posted in thread: Priming Sugar question (how long to boil) on 04-01-2009 at 01:02 PM
    The Egyptians used beer as a medication for illness, and it worked because the contamination in
    their brews produced a weak antibiotic.I use beer a a medication as well. My condition, you
    ask??? Being...

  • Posted in thread: Money to blow. on 04-01-2009 at 12:57 PM
    Actually, I still need one of those SS washers on the inside... I wonder if anybody in my LHBC
    has one sitting around (if not I know somebody here offered to send you one for a buck, not
    sure if he's ...

  • Posted in thread: Fatal Mistake? on 03-31-2009 at 08:37 AM
    Quick update: Bottled the beer yesterday, and it smelled wonderful...perhaps it will be one of
    those un-repeatable beers that keeps people coming back for more=)Primary for one week,
    secondary for thr...

  • Posted in thread: 2nd All-grain.... yes more lessons on 03-31-2009 at 08:22 AM
    Pol, I can tell you based on observation that your grain has a great deal of thermal mass. I.e.
    if you added 10 gal of water to 10lbs of grain you would not see as appreciable of a drop in

  • Posted in thread: Money to blow. on 03-31-2009 at 08:10 AM
    Make your own mash tun!!! Ask people in your local home improvement store. The guys in plumbing
    have likely dealt with folks like us before. I taught myself how to braze copper, and made my
    own manifo...

  • Posted in thread: Excuse My Ignorance but....(SWMBO?) on 03-31-2009 at 07:59 AM
    Ah Ah! I've just guessed it, its so obvious when you know the answer dont worry I wont tell,
    let them suffer like I did .now I'm in the club will my beers improve ?Junior member here, been
    brewing for...

  • Posted in thread: Alabama house passes Beer Law on 03-31-2009 at 07:43 AM
    Is that a Wolfenstein 3-D character I spy in your avatar, Chupacabras?Guten tag!!! I used to
    hate that guy!I live in Daphne, AL, and aside from the crappy beer selection I have no
    complaints. Here and...