Customer of the Month – Chris and Kelly Carr

Chris and Kelly Carr

How long have you been homebrewing?

Almost 26 years. We started with a mail order kit in 1994.

What is your favorite beer style to make?

Kelly– Kolsch Chris – Marzen. We love German Beers in general

Are you a member of any brew clubs or organizations?


Have you won any medals or awards?

Our Dopplebock took bronze in the Brewhut’s homebrew competition last year

Describe your brewing system or equipment.

Nothing fancy- a hodge-podge of equipment collected over the years, We do have an original Philmill and a 1930s Indestro bottle capper that Chris inherited from his Stepfather who was a homebrewer in the 60s.

What piece of equipment or brewing process has made the most difference in your beer?

An immersion chiller- We do not miss the ice bath days.

What other fermented beverages have you made?

None yet but Kelly and our daughter ordered 3 wine kits and plan to start wine making next month.

What other hobbies and interests do you have?

Traveling, riding our bicycles, and drinking beer are our main hobbies. We have been to all 50 states and 24 foreign countries and sampled the local beer in most of them.