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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-27-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 276,432
Posted By Sgt. Major
So glad I read this thread. A buddy of mine...

So glad I read this thread. A buddy of mine brought me 60 qt aluminum pot today as a gift. He works for the gov't and they were cleaning house. This pot has a date of 1966, looks to be very...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-24-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,241
Posted By Sgt. Major
I love it!!! Too cool, man. And, btw, I do have...

I love it!!! Too cool, man. And, btw, I do have mystical kung-fu powers!
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-15-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,349
Posted By Sgt. Major
"If you are reading this, its too late to run." ...

"If you are reading this, its too late to run."
or, as my father-in-law said to me,
"What the Hell were you thinking?!?"
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-13-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By Sgt. Major
My wife and I homeschool our 7 year old identical...

My wife and I homeschool our 7 year old identical twin girls. Homebrewing has now become a science lesson. They were all fired up to find out why there were bubbles coming out of the liquid, why it...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-05-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Sgt. Major
Sweet label and tat's, fellow Mississippian! I...

Sweet label and tat's, fellow Mississippian! I agree with others' comments as well. The MS government does need to lend an ear! Hell, the county I'm in is still dry....no beer or liquor! Crazy, I...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-05-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 379,771
Posted By Sgt. Major
"Pagan's Playground" My wife and I like to ride...

"Pagan's Playground"
My wife and I like to ride horses, and one of our fav. trails is at a place called Witch Dance, off of the historic Natchez Trace. It is said that early settlers actually...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-27-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Sgt. Major
Well, I ended up not using a threaded bottle. I...

Well, I ended up not using a threaded bottle. I just didn't have enough beer to fill one after using my bottles. I did notice, though, that the bottles I bought are about the same thickness as a...
Forum: General Techniques 07-24-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,588
Posted By Sgt. Major
Reading about ya'll trying to get pregnant got me...

Reading about ya'll trying to get pregnant got me to thinking. I was just pokin' fun at her and she went and took me serious....damned serious. Our first go around we got the ole two-fer-one...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 07-23-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Sgt. Major
+1 on that comment! Great idea, though...I like...

+1 on that comment! Great idea, though...I like it.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 07-18-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sgt. Major
Much better the second go around. I love this...

Much better the second go around. I love this label. Great imagery!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-17-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Sgt. Major
Just for the hell of it, I think I'll bottle one...

Just for the hell of it, I think I'll bottle one or two and see what happens. I have figured out that this is what homebrewing is all about. Kind of a "what the hell....give it a try" attitude. ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-17-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Sgt. Major
Threaded Bottles

I'm probably about to be flogged for asking this question, but here it goes. Is it possible to successfuly cap threaded bottles with a crown capper? Will it hold pressure? Is it safe? Will the...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 07-16-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,594
Posted By Sgt. Major
Great label! My wife (a Bama fan) loves it. Go...

Great label! My wife (a Bama fan) loves it. Go MSU DAWGS!
Cheers,
Sgt. Major
Forum: DIY Projects 07-16-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 22,716
Posted By Sgt. Major
Here's a twist

Got to thinking this one over....I love the design and idea of a wooden beer case. I have an old barn out here (built in the early 1900's) that's coming down. I've used one slat of wood for a pic...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-16-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By Sgt. Major
Really great thread...I learned a few things. As...

Really great thread...I learned a few things. As for my $.02's worth, I'd go with a late addition as well with the recommended amount of hops. Although, has anyone thought of the Texas Two Step in...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-14-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Sgt. Major
Thanks, ya'll. I'll be going with 5 gallons of...

Thanks, ya'll. I'll be going with 5 gallons of spring water tomorrow (Brew Day). I'm contemplating on the "boil longer than 20 minutes" pretty hard. I think I'll go for at least 30 before adding...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-13-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Sgt. Major
Yay!! New kit in..any advise?

I just received my 20 minute boil stout kit from midwest. It has liquid and dried extract with aroma hops (nuggets). Any helpful tips/hints/concerns reguarding this kit will be appreciated. Also,...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-24-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,492
Posted By Sgt. Major
I was wondering if you used regular table sugar...

I was wondering if you used regular table sugar either in your boil or for priming your bottles.
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-22-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,405
Posted By Sgt. Major
Now these are tips to remember! you learn...

Now these are tips to remember! you learn something everyday.... I've been wondering the same thing. Its hot as all git-out in Mississippi, and ya'll have given me an answer to my problem.
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-16-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 55,749
Posted By Sgt. Major
Futher thoughts

I bottled it, and let it sit for several days now. After cooling the beer, it cleared up nicely. The taste has greatly improved! I have to admit, it is better than most commercial beers on the...
Forum: Introductions 06-14-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Sgt. Major
New guy down South

Hi all,
I'm new to the hobby. I just sampled my first bottle from my first batch tonight, and I'm tickled to death. You'll probably get sick of me asking questions and "hopping" into conversations...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-14-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 55,749
Posted By Sgt. Major
Itried it.

Newbie here! I just sampled my first bottle from my first attempt at home brewing. I used what sounds like the exact thing you have, the Premier malt extract. I varied the recipie a little. I...
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