Last Activity:07-23-2012 3:29 AM
Posted in thread: Keurig to HERMS or RIMS project on 07-21-2012 at 06:13 AM
Also found out they use an air pump to push the hot liquid out of the tank. This should make a
great wort aeration pump. If you get creative, parts from used appliances can really save you
money when ...
Posted in thread: Keurig to HERMS or RIMS project on 07-20-2012 at 11:55 PM
Being a brewer, you are part mad scientist, engineer, and plumber.So when our coffee maker
fried it's circuit board, I decided to do exploratory surgery to see what I could use.I quickly
Posted in thread: Taste ID help.... on 05-06-2012 at 07:20 PM
Ok, time to admit defeat and ask for help...I've been trying to identify the technique, hop,
and malt that gives New Belgium Fat Tire its distinctive taste, but i've been having trouble
putting my fin...
Posted in thread: Wlp830 experience... on 01-20-2012 at 07:15 PM
Haven't had a tasting yet. I plan on transferring from carboy to corny keg tomorrow, and won't
have a chance to taste until then. I just suspect there will be a detectable amount due to
Posted in thread: Wlp830 experience... on 01-20-2012 at 06:54 PM
Doing an over-hopped Helles/German Pils cross (miscalculated IBUs...wups).OG was 1.050. Plan
was to pitch @68F and hold until fermentation started. Unfortunately, I was not able to cool
down to 55F un...
Posted in thread: Carve that Whale Bone Matey! (NCB Scrimshaw clone) on 12-04-2011 at 08:07 PM
Yes. The first version was a little heavy on the Munich, and too light on bittering hop
addition. I would even suggest German Perle for bittering and using Tett/Hall for aroma/flavor.
This is one of m...
Posted in thread: Carve that Whale Bone Matey! (NCB Scrimshaw clone) on 12-04-2011 at 07:06 AM
Still haven't seen a good clone recipe yet. Anyway, came off close. These are the the
latest:Grain:8 lb German Pils Malt1.5 lb Munich0.5 lb CaraPils1 lb acid malt (separate)1oz
Tettnanger 60 min1oz Te...
Posted in thread: Cellar temps on 10-17-2011 at 06:21 PM
Depends on what you're making... If you're doing a stout at room temp (75ish) and age it at 85,
you probably won't notice much difference.Now, say youre doing a pilsner. You ferment at 48,
then try an...
Posted in thread: Bottled Water for Extract Brewing on 10-17-2011 at 06:09 PM
Haven't used either, however I have a couple of (hopefully) simple suggestions that may help.1)
get your water report. See what is actually in the water. A lot of beer styles (particularly
one from En...
Posted in thread: Mash Races!!! on 10-17-2011 at 04:20 AM
Yesterday, had a homebrew buddy over, and we did similar batches with two different techniques
simultaneously.I did an enhanced double decoction, while my friend did an infusion/temp step