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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-23-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By novahokie09
Disregard my post, I did not fully read the...

Disregard my post, I did not fully read the initial post before replying.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-20-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By novahokie09
If you stay outside of DC, consider staying in...

If you stay outside of DC, consider staying in Crystal City for easy metro access into DC. I would avoid the Red/Orange line like the plague. If you do go Orange line, you can stay in Fairfax,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,928
Posted By novahokie09
I'd be much more interested in cell viability...

I'd be much more interested in cell viability counts than color.
Forum: For Sale 06-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By novahokie09
How does the ball valve seal with the hole...

How does the ball valve seal with the hole located on the weld?
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 06-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By novahokie09
Main culprits of astringency would be sparge pH,...

Main culprits of astringency would be sparge pH, grain crush and sparge temperature.

Also, are you getting any grains into the boil kettle?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By novahokie09
There was a talk at NHC on the myth of cohumulone...

There was a talk at NHC on the myth of cohumulone creating a harsh bitterness.

The argument was that cohumulone has the highest solubility with respect to low pH among other alpha acids. This is...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By novahokie09
I like beers on the dry side. I also didn't...

I like beers on the dry side. I also didn't calculate any type of flameout hops, so if you kept the flameout hops in for any length of time, you're going to get more bitterness. Consider first wort...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By novahokie09
Here's the problem: Late addition hops have very...

Here's the problem: Late addition hops have very low utilization rates of converting alpha-acids into iso-AAs. 30 minute additions is somewhere near 5-10% where 60 minutes is 25% and 90 minutes...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By novahokie09
The perceived sweetness can be coming from...

The perceived sweetness can be coming from several places. It is probably coming for your really high 1.017 FG combined with the Munich and C15 taking up to 15% of your grist. I get a bready, sweet...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,410
Posted By novahokie09
There's only two categories now: 1. Black...

There's only two categories now:

1. Black IPA
2. Not-Black IPA

They're adding an American Wild Ale category. IPA will have several varieties as well as strength specified. They're moving...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By novahokie09
The beer finish is a mix of dry and/or sweet and...

The beer finish is a mix of dry and/or sweet and is not dependent on the malt profile.

You can have a very malty beer with a dry finish. In fact, I prefer beers with dry finishes. I find sweet...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-16-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By novahokie09
Haha no problem, figured as much...anyway enjoy...

Haha no problem, figured as much...anyway enjoy the homebrew. I'm still trying to recover from NHC.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-16-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By novahokie09
reference...

reference (http://www.danstaryeast.com/system/files/pdfs/tds-bry-97-american-west-coast-yeast-english.pdf?download=1)

1g/1L is what Lallemand recommends. It's again dependent on strain size, but...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-16-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By novahokie09
Typical dry yeast pitching rate is 1g per 1L, so...

Typical dry yeast pitching rate is 1g per 1L, so 1 pack is ~50% under pitching for a standard size ale.

Also, dry yeast is assumed to have around 5-6 billion cells per gram minimum, even if not...
Forum: Group Buys 06-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
Did you do a protein rest or did you just do a...

Did you do a protein rest or did you just do a single infusion?

Also, I just took the written exam. Oh my god does time fly. Poor time management to say the least. I was very well prepared, but...
Forum: Group Buys 06-01-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
Yes, thanks for arranging this Tony. We'll see...

Yes, thanks for arranging this Tony. We'll see everyone next Saturday.
Forum: Group Buys 05-31-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
I can pickup for Ed and TreeFrog since they can't...

I can pickup for Ed and TreeFrog since they can't make it next Saturday.
Forum: Group Buys 05-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
Thanks for the heads up Ed. It'd probably be...

Thanks for the heads up Ed.

It'd probably be best to have someone create a poll to make tallying the votes easier.

I'm voting for Saturday. I can't pick up in Tacoma Park on Thursday night...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By novahokie09
Thanks guys. Also, thanks to ray for sharing his...

Thanks guys. Also, thanks to ray for sharing his experience.

My concern is that the keezer is in my sunroom, so there will be a lot of uv exposure.
Forum: For Sale 05-28-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,258
Posted By novahokie09
How many times have you used this in the last two...

How many times have you used this in the last two years?
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By novahokie09
Clear Epoxy Coating

I'm trying to determine the best method to preserve my keezer's copper top. I've read several builds and reviewed several products.

It seems that the epoxy products work fine at first and start...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By novahokie09
1.090 on first runnings is very impressive. ...

1.090 on first runnings is very impressive.

Several people use the munich/2-row combo to approximate MO. However, I get a lot of sweetness from Munich/2-row that doesn't match what I get from...
Forum: Group Buys 05-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
This is fine with me. I'd prefer pickup on 6/7...

This is fine with me. I'd prefer pickup on 6/7 anyway.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By novahokie09
I'd recommend Stone Liberty Station....great beer...

I'd recommend Stone Liberty Station....great beer selection and food. Also, Pizza Port in Ocean Beach has good pizza, great beer selection. Plus the beach is less than a block away. Both of these...
Forum: Group Buys 05-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 17,453
Posted By novahokie09
I've received payment for the smoked wheat.

I've received payment for the smoked wheat.
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