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02-03-2013

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04-11-2013 8:01 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I love porters, pale ales, and IPAs. Not a big fan of lagers. My favorite brew is Anchor Porter (so far). My favorite pale ale is Yazoo. Favorite IPA: Dogfish Head 90 minute.
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  • Basic partial mash porter. "D.O.B. Porter" commemorating my son's birth, he's due March 3rd! :)
  • Amber Ale
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  • Posted in thread: Used to much pH balancer? on 04-11-2013 at 07:35 PM
    the main thing I'm worried about is that I ruined a 5 gallons+6.5 gallons of ale. A porter and
    an APA. I just tasted the porter, it's only been in the bottle a week, but it tastes like soap

  • Posted in thread: Used to much pH balancer? on 04-11-2013 at 04:00 PM
    I used the 5.4 pH balancer in my last two brews. I didn't read the label clearly and used WAY
    more than I was supposed to. I think my beer is probably ruined, but I don't want to dump it
    until I have ...

  • Posted in thread: noob on 03-01-2013 at 05:53 PM
    I had a question about dry hopping. I have a basic APA 5 gallon batch, with approx 32-34 IBUs .
    About how much and how long to dry hop for an extra kick of aroma? I don't want it to be
    pungent, just a...

  • Posted in thread: First All-Grain Brew on 02-13-2013 at 07:58 PM
    What if I were to dry hop? Would that change my boiling/hop schedule?

  • Posted in thread: First All-Grain Brew on 02-12-2013 at 08:49 PM
    I'm using a rectangle igloo cooler for lautering, a standard kettle (7 gal) for the mash. I was
    thinking about using a crystal malt for the color and a little sweetness. Replacing the lb of
    pils malt ...

  • Posted in thread: First All-Grain Brew on 02-11-2013 at 05:21 PM
    After 4 successful batches of partial mash brewing -2 are original recipies- I'm taking the
    plunge. I have lot of time to nail down the recipe because assembling the equipment is getting
    d@mned expens...

  • Posted in thread: First All-Grain Brew on 02-06-2013 at 07:11 PM
    I'm gearing up to do my first all grain brew. I'm researching recipes to find a suitable first
    all grain attempt. Any suggestions would be great, especially for a pale ale or IPA. I'm trying
    to get 5-...

  • Posted in thread: Too much yeast? on 02-03-2013 at 08:32 PM
    I just read in another thread to not worry about fermentation delays, and to wait 24-72 hours
    for activity to begin... I thought that I had somehow killed my yeast. About 36 hours had
    passed with zero...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 02-03-2013 at 07:10 PM
    So... about the waiting 24-72 hours for signs of fermentation to begin. I thought that I had
    somehow killed my yeast. I added about 1 1/2 cups of wort to a sterile mason jar and added my
    room temp liq...

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