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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-05-2011, 02:58 AM
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Posted By BackshoreJake
I find it hard to believe that Mirror Pond is...

I find it hard to believe that Mirror Pond is brewed with ONLY cascade hops...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-20-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By BackshoreJake
No. If you cork a wine bottle the CO2 will still...

No. If you cork a wine bottle the CO2 will still get released. Also, I feel like you'd lose a lot of carbonation in the transferring process. Carbonating ciders in fancy bottles that pop like...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-20-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By BackshoreJake
If the N hop is Newport, it sounds fine. Seems...

If the N hop is Newport, it sounds fine. Seems like It should be about 60 IBU, maybe a little on the less bitter side of the spectrum as far as IPAs go. I might add 1 more oz of cascade for 20...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-18-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By BackshoreJake
I did take my OG gravity before I pitched my...

I did take my OG gravity before I pitched my yeast- It was about 1.052 at 73 degrees- so I guess ultimately that makes the gravity closer to 1.055. Still making the beer pretty low ABV- considering...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-18-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By BackshoreJake
First fruit beer- re-pitch yeast?

About 9 days ago I brewed my first to-be fruit beer. The beer is a raspberry porter that I had made to start with a gravity of 1.050 and end at about 1.010. The beer had a vigorous ferment for about...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-20-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By BackshoreJake
No problems there!

No problems there!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-09-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By BackshoreJake
Hefeweizens lose their bittnerness as they get...

Hefeweizens lose their bittnerness as they get older- this is why people often say drink them when they are young. A fresh hef will have have a lot sharper flavors than an older one. This may be what...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By BackshoreJake
NEVER WEIGH OUT SUGAR IN CUPS. How dense you pack...

NEVER WEIGH OUT SUGAR IN CUPS. How dense you pack the measuring cup can alter how much sugar you are actually putting in and if you undershoot you'll have flatish beer. Use a scale- 4 oz per 5 gal of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By BackshoreJake
Haha, moldlike. If it were mold it would not grow...

Haha, moldlike. If it were mold it would not grow in minutes. Definitely krausen. Let it ferment until the foam on top of the beer goes away- then secondary OR bottle/keg that thing!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-08-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By BackshoreJake
Working on my pumpkin ale recipe...

Working on my pumpkin ale recipe...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-08-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,378
Posted By BackshoreJake
I just hope the pup wasn't hurt!

I just hope the pup wasn't hurt!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-08-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By BackshoreJake
If you don't want it- don't buy it. For me it's...

If you don't want it- don't buy it. For me it's not always about getting the most face smashingly flavorful beer. Drinking is something I do with my friends- and sometimes when you're doin your...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By BackshoreJake
I think it takes A LOT of oxygen exposure to make...

I think it takes A LOT of oxygen exposure to make beer taste like cardboard. I put the sugar in the carboy, and do mix it with a big spoon. Gentle stirring- not enough to break the surface of the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-05-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By BackshoreJake
My first brew I made a PA- and failed to take an...

My first brew I made a PA- and failed to take an initial hydrometer reading. When it got time to drink I told everyone it was between 4% and 6%. Pretty safe bet. Make sure to let the beer set long...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-05-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By BackshoreJake
My experience with Hefs is that you don't want to...

My experience with Hefs is that you don't want to put them in a secondary. One characteristic of a hefeweizen is that it is cloudy- and the purpose of a secondary is to let yeast and sediment fall...
Forum: Introductions 06-05-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By BackshoreJake
Welcome, and good luck!

Welcome, and good luck!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-04-2010, 04:04 PM
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Posted By BackshoreJake
Just built this thing three weeks ago! ...

Just built this thing three weeks ago!
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-04-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,819
Posted By BackshoreJake
I love beer- and I love how much better and...

I love beer- and I love how much better and cheaper my beer is compaired to some of the beers you can buy in the store. I want to continue making my own beer that my friends and I enjoy- continue...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-04-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By BackshoreJake
The numbers all look fine. And if it dosen't turn...

The numbers all look fine. And if it dosen't turn out- it's a moving limited release beer!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By BackshoreJake
The whole purpose of secondary is to get you beer...

The whole purpose of secondary is to get you beer off of the yeast cake. If left too long (a month or longer) the proteins and dead yeast cells decompose and release toxins into the beer. They won't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By BackshoreJake
If a little light flavor and dark colour are your...

If a little light flavor and dark colour are your only problems, it sounds like you did a good job! My first brew was flat. I didn't add enough corn suger when I bottled. Talk about a disappointed...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By BackshoreJake
I built my kegerator for about $200. I had...

I built my kegerator for about $200. I had nothing except the minifridge. I got a nice tower, corny keg, CO2 tank and regulator. That used kegerator sounds like a fair price, but I'm assuming you...
Forum: Introductions 06-04-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By BackshoreJake
Welcome, and goodluck. You'll have questions- and...

Welcome, and goodluck. You'll have questions- and this forum WILL have answers! :mug:
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 06-04-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,447
Posted By BackshoreJake
I'd go to Portland. Portland has the most...

I'd go to Portland. Portland has the most breweries per capita of any city in the United States. The place is beautiful, and the people are some of the nicest you'll meet!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,645
Posted By BackshoreJake
Do you want a cloudy beer? A hefeweizen I will...

Do you want a cloudy beer? A hefeweizen I will not secondary- I'll simply let it sit in primary for 2 weeks or so. If I'm making a crisp clean ale- Absolutely secondary. If you are going to rack to...
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