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Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-17-2010, 11:39 PM
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Posted By teach
27,391 + 5 gallons of AHS' AG clone of Real Ale...

27,391
+ 5 gallons of AHS' AG clone of Real Ale Fireman's #4, brewed on 7/21

= 27,396
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-03-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
Yeah, but the gravity of my first runnings was...

Yeah, but the gravity of my first runnings was 1.059 (and I'm certain of that). It doesn't matter whether that's 2-1/2 gallons or four gallons; there's a problem with conversion.

And I know my...
Forum: General Techniques 08-03-2010, 08:00 PM
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Posted By teach
I used liquid yeasts without starters for a while...

I used liquid yeasts without starters for a while and didn't have any problems. But if you believe Mr. Malty, neither vials of liquid yeast nor smack packs have enough viable cells in them for a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-03-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
Extremely poorly. I've got an electric HLT...

Extremely poorly.

I've got an electric HLT made from a 10-gallon Rubbermaid cooler that has graduations inside, so I use that to figure, roughly, how much water I'm putting into the mash tun...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-03-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
I had my friend in a chemistry lab test the pH of...

I had my friend in a chemistry lab test the pH of the filtered water I was using to brew with: it's got a pH of ~8.2. So I already add CaCl (1 tsp per 5 gallons) to the brew water.

I don't know...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-02-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
Eek. That's a fair bit more involved than I want...

Eek. That's a fair bit more involved than I want to mess with. Guess I'll just live with the low conversion for now. Thanks for all the help, though.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
And then if the pH is off, do what?

And then if the pH is off, do what?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
I don't really have much control over the grind,...

I don't really have much control over the grind, but I can pick up some Five Star 5.2 for my next mash and see how that goes.

Also, I'll have my thermometer checked; it could very well be off.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-31-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By teach
evaluating conversion efficiency

Anybody have much experience dealing with efficiency problems in the conversion, not the lauter?

Thanks to Kaiser's Troubleshooting Brewhouse Efficiency...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-23-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,400
Posted By teach
Totally just buy a plastic hydrometer tube...

Totally just buy a plastic hydrometer tube (http://www.austinhomebrew.com/product_info.php?cPath=178_67_64&products_id=11615&osCsid=da78225a9f6c4ae186ed22514a8cc74a).

And I'll second what...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-23-2010, 03:31 AM
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Posted By teach
It's funny you should bump this thread; I've been...

It's funny you should bump this thread; I've been bottling for nearly two years with virtually no procedure changes and only recently started having some flat batches. They're intermittent, though,...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 02-02-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,914
Posted By teach
Now *that's* funny. -g-

Now *that's* funny.

-g-
Forum: European Amber Lager 02-02-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 49,203
Posted By teach
According to my calculations, a beer that starts...

According to my calculations, a beer that starts at 1.051 and ends at 1.010 ought to be 167 calories per 12 fl. ounces, or 222 calories per (16-ounce) pint.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By teach
I bottle, but my only repeat beers so far are...

I bottle, but my only repeat beers so far are your Dogfish 60-minute IPA recipe and BM's Centennial Blonde. I like to keep around something dark (currently Orfy's Mild-Mannered Ale), something light...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 01-31-2010, 01:30 AM
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Posted By teach
It's probably your junk, BM. It's just so......

It's probably your junk, BM. It's just so... ugly -- that people want to attack HBT because of it.

Damn you and your ugly junk!

Edit: 1) My junk is probably uglier. 2) Your Centennial Blonde...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-28-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,632
Posted By teach
Oh, thanks for the link to The Pol's explanation,...

Oh, thanks for the link to The Pol's explanation, Ron. I'd seen your question in that thread when you posted it but not his response!

Thanks for everyone's help!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-25-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,632
Posted By teach
Yeah, but if that's the case, why don't you match...

Yeah, but if that's the case, why don't you match the O.G. of a regular starter to the O.G. of the intended brew. Which I don't believe you're supposed to do. After all, "you're growing yeast, not...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-24-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,632
Posted By teach
How do I make a Real Wort Starter?

Since I've recently switched to no-chill brewing, I ought to be able to make a Real Wort Starter (RWS) for my higher-gravity brews that call for a liquid yeast. How do I do it?

How much wort...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-24-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By teach
This looks nice; it's the simplest thing that...

This looks nice; it's the simplest thing that works! I'm definitely in that camp myself; what's the cheapest, easiest thing I can make do with, and I'll fix it later if it turns out to be...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-23-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By teach
I got 6 five-gallon batches out of my last...

I got 6 five-gallon batches out of my last propane tank. Four of those were all-grain, and two were extract / partial mash. I'm now using an electric HLT, though, so I expect to get more batches...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-21-2010, 09:42 PM
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Views: 95,429
Posted By teach
Excellent. (rubs hands together, Monty...

Excellent. (rubs hands together, Monty Burns-style)

By the way, I always appreciate these builds of yours. You've got a knack for thinking of some way to combine hot water and grain that others...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-17-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 90,140
Posted By teach
750 gallons + 5 gallons of BierMuncher's Cream...

750 gallons
+ 5 gallons of BierMuncher's Cream of Three Crops, brewed on Jan 2

= 755 gallons
Forum: General Techniques 01-07-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 253,319
Posted By teach
I just wait until the wort just cools down to...

I just wait until the wort just cools down to near 180. Just getting it out of the hot kettle and pouring it through the air brings it down enough, IMO.
Forum: General Techniques 01-02-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 253,319
Posted By teach
I've also been wondering about the RWS. Thanks...

I've also been wondering about the RWS. Thanks for asking this.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-01-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By teach
My mail-ordered hop-sale hops still haven't...

My mail-ordered hop-sale hops still haven't arrived; that's what I get for shipping them cheap and SLOW. So I'm going to swing by my LHBS when they open Jan 2 to pick up some and then BREW.
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