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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-22-2014, 01:43 AM
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Posted By HopOnHops
When you buy yeast to a certain degree they will...

When you buy yeast to a certain degree they will be malnourished. They will consume internal nutrients to stay alive from the time they leave the yeast house to your brew house. To get the yeast in...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-28-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By HopOnHops
a 4.3 cu ft mini fridge is probably the smallest...

a 4.3 cu ft mini fridge is probably the smallest you would want to go. Your run of the mill 4.3 cu ft mini fridge has the hump for the compressor and a freezer section that provides cooling to the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-08-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By HopOnHops
Ive heard you can scale base grains but specialty...

Ive heard you can scale base grains but specialty malts shouldnt. However going from 5gal to 1gal id immagine some scaling is necessary
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-26-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By HopOnHops
I would prefer to pick a less attenuative yeast,...

I would prefer to pick a less attenuative yeast, use a higher mash temp, and adjust the same pitch rate to get a higher FG. An imperial stout would tend to have a higher fg due to yeast attenuation...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By HopOnHops
Time is your friend. It took 7 weeks to ferment...

Time is your friend. It took 7 weeks to ferment my 1.055 saison down to 1.002. At week 6 it was still at 1.022. I was using the wyeast belgian saison. Temps were in the mid 80s for most of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By HopOnHops
I got the 10 gallon ss megapot from austin...

I got the 10 gallon ss megapot from austin homebrewing. Drilled a hole in it using a step drill bit and added a ss ball valve. Thing is solid as a rock. Great pot and not too bad at 80ish
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-27-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By HopOnHops
yeast will be yeast... 65% attenuation isnt...

yeast will be yeast...

65% attenuation isnt horrible. Raising temps a bit and time might help. If you raised temp when your fermentation started slowing it might have been more effective.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By HopOnHops
American ale and Brett B.

American ale and Brett B.
Forum: General Techniques 06-25-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By HopOnHops
Unless you filter it, it should still have some...

Unless you filter it, it should still have some yeast in suspension. If you want to drink it fast add some dry yeast to carbonate fast. If you are in for some extended aging the remaining yeast...
Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 06-24-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By HopOnHops
Wow thanks. Good to know all hope is not lost

Wow thanks. Good to know all hope is not lost
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By HopOnHops
I brewed a simple pale ale. And I use 2...

I brewed a simple pale ale. And I use 2 thermometers to check temps, refractometer to check gravity throughout the process and double check the starting gravity with a hydrometer at the end. The...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By HopOnHops
acceptable efficiency?

After many batches of being right on the money I kit a batch at a different homebrew shop. I never questioned effencncy until this time. I formulated my recipe for an og of 1.055. I came up at 1.038....
Forum: General Techniques 06-16-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By HopOnHops
You might be able to get away with just adding...

You might be able to get away with just adding some of the bourbon. I soaked some oak in bourbon for a month and added the liquor and oak to one batch and just the oak to the other. The batch where i...
Forum: General Techniques 06-16-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,136
Posted By HopOnHops
http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/hopshot.html ...

http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/hopshot.html

Hop oils are typically done by supercritical co2 extraction. Typically used for bittering, even in commercial examples like pliny or hop stoopid....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-16-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By HopOnHops
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Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 06-15-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By HopOnHops
Woodland Hills homebrew shop

I went to the lhbs in woodland hills, right off the 101. Great shop with low low prices. I built my kit for a pale ale and proceeded to mill the grains. Thats where it got a little sketchy. A good...
Forum: Brewing Software 06-12-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By HopOnHops
Good android brewing app?

Ive used brewpal on the iphone for a year, it was awesome. Seamless interface, simple sparge volume calculations, SG and brix SG and FG for each recipe (displaying my %abv right next to the recipe),...
Forum: Brewing Software 06-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By HopOnHops
The can of juice tells you the sugar content and...

The can of juice tells you the sugar content and the volume. You can calculate the concentration in g/L and use a table like (http://www.brsquared.org/wine/CalcInfo/HydSugAl.htm) to interpolate your...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-11-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By HopOnHops
Crash cooling is awesome for getting stuff out of...

Crash cooling is awesome for getting stuff out of suspension
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By HopOnHops
If the slurries are over a month old you might...

If the slurries are over a month old you might want to start them to reduce lag time. I doubt the yeast will fail if you don't start them. Fermenation just may take longer
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 06-06-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By HopOnHops
Great Lagers?

I just got a fermentation chamber/fridge setup and an toying around with the idea of making a lager. Downside is that aside from budweiser and XX im not all too familiar with any lagers. Can anyone...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-04-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By HopOnHops
I had a 4.5cuFt magic chef mini fridge i used to...

I had a 4.5cuFt magic chef mini fridge i used to use for cellaring beer before it couldnt handle the capacity anymore. I had great success carefully bending the coolant line/freezer down to fit a...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-04-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By HopOnHops
Conditioning area inside cellar?

So i have a large front loading freezer that i use as a cellar, with a temp controller keeping it at 55F. All the cooling comes from the top. I was thinking about the possibility of insulating of the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-04-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By HopOnHops
@Bottlebomber, why do you predict the half gallon...

@Bottlebomber, why do you predict the half gallon of trub?

Im wondering because i made a 1.125 barleywine that was closer to 1.5 gallons of trub and i have no idea why...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By HopOnHops
How consistent has your fermentation volume been?...

How consistent has your fermentation volume been?

I used to have inconsistent volumes and OGs before i started measuring volume before the boil and knew how much my system boiled of, i had no idea...
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