Last Activity:12-19-2013 1:28 PM
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Posted in thread: Extreme disappointment with local wine store on 12-17-2013 at 03:55 PM
I'm guessing this is corados in Clifton NJ. I used to live near there and had tons of problems
with that store. It was an hour drive for me so I would call to double check if they had
Posted in thread: Imperial Red IPA - Recipe Review Request on 12-17-2013 at 01:42 PM
Definitely more hops. I'd do one 60 min addition, or even 90 minute, and then have the rest of
your additions 20 minute or less. I'd also up your dry hopping.Any reason for the liberty hops?
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-14-2013 at 08:09 PM
Crazy brew with my brother today.Black ipa5 lbs pilsner4 lbs Munich1 lbs victory1 lb crystal
601 lb oatmeal1 lb instant rice1 lb carafa 31.5 lb brown sugar8 oz agave nectar1 oz magnum at
601 oz Nelson...
Posted in thread: Lagering a Dunkel on a Winter Porch? on 12-14-2013 at 07:58 PM
No offense, but that's horrible advice. I hope you were being sarcastic. :PWhy is that horrible
Posted in thread: Lagering a Dunkel on a Winter Porch? on 12-14-2013 at 02:43 PM
Not quite sure what you are planning to do on the porch.Do you want to ferment on the porch, or
just lager?If you plan to ferment, those temperature swings (nevermind sub-zero) will beat the
crap out ...
Posted in thread: Time to pull the trigger... on 11-29-2013 at 03:09 PM
I used to take great pride in how cheap my brew setup was. Right now I am in-between systems as
I try and get my keggles up and running. Hopefully you find some of this helpful:For a mashtun,
I just u...
Posted in thread: What beer did you drink with your Thanksgiving dinner? on 11-29-2013 at 02:23 PM
Had a Baltic Porter I brewed with my brother.Brought a bottle of Rodenbach Grand Cru, a Sam
Smith Yorkshire Stingo, and an Ayinger Salvator.My brother brought a couple Heady Toppers as
well. He gave m...
Posted in thread: Are glass carboys really better than buckets??? on 11-15-2013 at 12:44 PM
Actually, the reason for the move away from glass has more to do with the cost of oil -
transportation. There has even been intense debate and consumer testing in the commercial wine
industry as to wh...
Posted in thread: Are glass carboys really better than buckets??? on 11-14-2013 at 06:05 PM
no it won't throw it off. hydrometer readings in the bucket are as accurate as in any other
vessel.So how are you degassing an entire bucket of beer to get an accurate reading?
Posted in thread: Are glass carboys really better than buckets??? on 11-14-2013 at 12:00 AM
One thing that caught my attention was you said buckets are better for gravity readings. I
suspect you are putting your hydrometer right in the bucket? I'd stop that practice immediately