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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-02-2014, 12:27 PM
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I'm in. glenn514:mug:

I'm in.

glenn514:mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-29-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By glenn514
I compost all of my spent grains. When I dig...

I compost all of my spent grains. When I dig over my gardens, all the spent grains, grass clippings, mulched leaves and organic kitchen waste all go into the soil. This spring, due to several...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By glenn514
Gotta Brag A Bit

Brewers and Brewerettes:

If any of you are near New Orleans, there's a big party going on, and you probably can find it because of the noise it will generate. My youngest daughter, Amanda,...
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 06-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,497
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Posted By glenn514
@ PassedPawn...I "pinned" the wings down to the...

@ PassedPawn...I "pinned" the wings down to the breast with some wire. I think the wings came out just fine. I didn't "foil" any part of the turkey while it was cooking, but I did take it off the...
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 06-16-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By glenn514
It only took five hours to smoke our 15 pound...

It only took five hours to smoke our 15 pound whole turkey. Took it off when the breast temp was 165F, put it under my empty brew pot and let it sit. When it was dinner time, it was easy to carve...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By glenn514
I in with the majority on this: blow-off for the...

I in with the majority on this: blow-off for the first 48-72 hours of fermentation, and then swap out with a standard air lock. However, the blow-off does NOT need to be removed! In fact, I've got...
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 06-15-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By glenn514
I put a whole 15 pound turkey on the smoker about...

I put a whole 15 pound turkey on the smoker about twenty minutes ago. Am I right at about 30 minutes a pound for smoking time? This is the first time I've smoked a whole turkey. Sure do enjoy the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-15-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By glenn514
Over the course of my almost-sixty-eight years, I...

Over the course of my almost-sixty-eight years, I have worn many "hats:" child, student, college kid, graduate student, husband, brewer, car repair expert, outdoor chef...well, I'm sure you get the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,296
Posted By glenn514
^^^^Ah-ha! Yet another dude on the board that's...

^^^^Ah-ha! Yet another dude on the board that's OLDER than me! Cool beans! Where are you at in central Illinois???

glenn514:mug:
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-08-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By glenn514
I'm in! glenn514:mug:

I'm in!

glenn514:mug:
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 05-17-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By glenn514
As I type this, I've got two half-racks of baby...

As I type this, I've got two half-racks of baby back ribs in the smoker. And the two fist-size chunks of hickory on the charcoal really smells good!

glenn514:mug:
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-13-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By glenn514
IN! glenn514:mug:

IN!

glenn514:mug:
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,502
Posted By glenn514
I have personally apologized to each of my four...

I have personally apologized to each of my four daughters for smoking in the car while traveling to/from school or wherever. In an earlier post on this thread, something I wrote was seen as positive...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,502
Posted By glenn514
I smoked at least a pack a day from my early...

I smoked at least a pack a day from my early teens until just before my 55th birthday. I smoked my final cigarette on 29 September 2001...and that was the LAST time I quit smoking. I used the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,074
Posted By glenn514
So, does 68 this October make me an oldtimer or a...

So, does 68 this October make me an oldtimer or a young whippersnapper?

glenn514:mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-29-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,074
Posted By glenn514
Speak up a bit louder, Sud...I can't understand...

Speak up a bit louder, Sud...I can't understand you.

glenn514:mug:
Forum: DIY Projects 04-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By glenn514
I bought a drilled #10 stopper and took it to the...

I bought a drilled #10 stopper and took it to the hardware. Found the tubing that would fit very snuggly in the hole and bought 4 feet of it. Shoved it into the stopper hole and I've been good to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,296
Posted By glenn514
I will have the honor of celebrating the...

I will have the honor of celebrating the Thirty-Ninth Anniversary of my Twenty-Ninth Birthday this coming October. I didn't begin homebrewing until after I retired [retired early and started brewing...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-18-2014, 04:04 PM
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Views: 36,502
Posted By glenn514
I received my master's degree in 1980, but...

I received my master's degree in 1980, but "commencement" was scheduled during my vacation time in northern Wisconsin. Somewhere I have a photo of me in my graduation "garb"....wearing a beer can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By glenn514
Thanks for the "Sad Panda." While it was fun to...

Thanks for the "Sad Panda." While it was fun to watch the bottle caps fly 20-25 feet, it was sad that I had to dump a very delicious beer. I brewed it once before, and loved it.

glenn514:mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By glenn514
Bye-Bye BBP

In September 2013, I brewed a batch of Bourbon Barrel Porter. Recently, I attempted to drink one, and found it to be a "gusher." Tried two more, and got the same thing. Apparently, it wasn't...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 36,502
Posted By glenn514
^^^That is a traditional part of our Christmas...

^^^That is a traditional part of our Christmas Day "spread." Can't imagine Christmas Day without those little thingies!

glenn514:mug:
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-14-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,377
Posted By glenn514
Since I'm retired...ZERO miles! ;-> ...

Since I'm retired...ZERO miles! ;->

glenn514:mug:
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 04-12-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,299
Posted By glenn514
I bought my first...and ONLY...Weber kettle in...

I bought my first...and ONLY...Weber kettle in 1973. I did do a "rebuild" of it two years ago: new wheels, new kettle handle. I called Weber-Stevens to get replacement dampers...one of mine...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By glenn514
"Gusher" Suggestions

All-wise fellow brewers...

On 13 September 2013, I brewed up a five-gallon batch of all-grain "Bourbon Barrel Porter" from Northern Brewer. My beginning s.g. was 1.060, and it finished off at...
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