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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-02-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Sinnick
fermentation time

Is it possible to leave a beer in the primary for too long? If I leave it in there for a little over two months, is that going to cause an issue?
Thanks, Nick
Forum: Brew Science 08-14-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Sinnick
Science Experiment with yeast

I want to do a science experiment with my kids this weekend and I was thinking about using some cheap yeast to show how different types of sugars ferment or do not ferment. I didn't see anything that...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-11-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 153,767
Posted By Sinnick
Not sure if it has been mentioned, but Magic Hat...

Not sure if it has been mentioned, but Magic Hat beers. I live in KY/TN and it is everywhere. I was excited to find a new beer at first but man it was awful. Especially the not quite pale ale....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Sinnick
Recipe conversion

Hey guys, I was wondering if someone could run something through beer smith for me. I made this extract once and it turned out pretty good. I want to try it all grain. I am overseas and away from...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-04-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,116
Posted By Sinnick
From the reading that I have done it seems that...

From the reading that I have done it seems that it is 70% sucrose. I am not sure if that is completely accurate. Is fructose ok to brew with? I see a lot of sucrose being used.
- Nick
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-04-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,116
Posted By Sinnick
Palm sugar

I am wondering if anyone has tried using palm sugar as a substitute for Belgian candi sugar. I was trying to figure out what kind of sugar the palm sugar was and I found this chart of nutritional...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-19-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Sinnick
different color PVC

Hey guys, I just made a pick up filter with some PVC fittings and the only ones that were the right size for what I needed were grey PVC. They were still in the plumbing section and are used with...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-04-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 69,736
Posted By Sinnick
anyone see any issues with using a spiral copper...

anyone see any issues with using a spiral copper manifold with slits?
-Nick
Forum: DIY Projects 09-04-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Sinnick
Looking at the sparge arm again, I do not think...

Looking at the sparge arm again, I do not think that this will be as big of a deal since it is adjustable. The only issue that I am having with this 60 QT ice cube cooler is that the angle of the...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-04-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Sinnick
Auto Sparge placement

I am about to install an auto sparge on a 60 QT cube cooler and I was wondering where I should install the auto sparge. I would like to be able to bounce back and forth from 5 and 10 gallon batches...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Sinnick
Moving on up to All Grain

Alrighty guys, I am taking the step up to all grain brewing. I thought that I had a good handle on what to do but now that I am just about to do it, I am a little confused. I have a 5 gallon kettle...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-16-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Co2
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Posted By Sinnick
Thanks for the help. I ended going to a fire...

Thanks for the help. I ended going to a fire safety place where they sell fire extinguishers.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-15-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Sinnick
first time kegging tonight

I have watched a couple of videos online and I am still a little confused about a couple of details. I have heard that after the transfer that the keg should be kept in lower temps so that the beer...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Co2
Views: 449
Posted By Sinnick
Co2

I am trying to find a place that does CO2 refills in my area. Tractor supply has a CO2 mix for welding. Is that the same? Forgive my ignorance, I just bought the Kegging kit and I am on the road now....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-09-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Sinnick
Just cracked some of these open last night. Super...

Just cracked some of these open last night. Super bitter and very high alcohol content. I was pretty buzzed after just two. Smell was great, very hoppy...but the hoppiness didn't come out in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-02-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Sinnick
Kegging for the first time

I am just about to buy a Kegging kit. Is the beer forced carb? Should I wait the three weeks that I usually do when bottle conditioning? Should I age in the primary or in the keg? Do those little...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-18-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Sinnick
Alright, I guess I will give this a shot. I...

Alright, I guess I will give this a shot. I appreciate the help.
Thanks, Nick
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-18-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Sinnick
I am using the calculator on the brewmaster...

I am using the calculator on the brewmaster warehouse website. What would the OG be with 6 lbs of sorghum, 4 lbs of rice solids and 1 lbs of Belgian candy? Are there any other syrups that would be...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-17-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Sinnick
I was checking out the numbers and instead of an...

I was checking out the numbers and instead of an abv of around 9% it turned out to be around 5.5%. what would happen as I I crease the sorghum enough to match the original abv?
Nick
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-16-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Sinnick
Looking for an easy conversion

I am completely new to GF brewing and fairly new to home brewing overall. I was wondering if I could get a hand with converting a recipe.

9 lbs DME
1 lbs caramel 40
2 oz chinnok @ 60
1 oz...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Sinnick
Marnel, I am bottle conditioning with 5 oz. of...

Marnel, I am bottle conditioning with 5 oz. of dextrose for a 5 gal batch. The head on my IIPA are great, but the one CDA that I made was kind of weak looking. I did throw in a tsp of wormwood into a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Sinnick
Technique questions

I am on my fourth batch now and after a lot of reading I am starting to think that I have made some big mistakes as a rookie. I am still in the crawl phase and doing extract brews.

During the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Sinnick
I forgot to mention the one pound of crystal40...

I forgot to mention the one pound of crystal40 for the specialty grain. Thanks for all the advice.
-Nick
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Sinnick
thoughts on an IPA

This is going to be my first recipe thrown together on my own. I was looking for something heavy in Aroma with a piney/citrus taste. This is what I tried and it is already in the secondary.

9 lbs...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-07-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,807
Posted By Sinnick
I am pretty new to brewing but I did a little...

I am pretty new to brewing but I did a little shopping around and found rebel brewers to be very competitive. They also have great customer service. They actually came in when the store was closed...
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