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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Progger
Considering for fermentation

I happen to have a bucket like this. It used to contain a large plastic bag full of smaller bags with Chlorine inside.

It doesnt have that triangular symbol showing the number of the type of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-05-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 168,615
Posted By Progger
The number is right. 77 batches of 6 gallons...

The number is right. 77 batches of 6 gallons each. I am still a tiny brewer, however, I have the authorization to brew it and sell it. I live in Mexico. Ive been checked by The Health department...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-04-2013, 02:17 AM
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Posted By Progger
502 in 77 batches. 48445.5 + 502 = 48947.5

502 in 77 batches.

48445.5 + 502 = 48947.5
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-27-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Progger
Oh man !. Ive been doing many things wrong just...

Oh man !. Ive been doing many things wrong just for lack of a little previous research. Those 1.5 Oz at minute 5 have been a waste flavor wise.

Ive also been wasting my flameout hops since I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Progger
And Ill try that, too. Heavy at 20.

And Ill try that, too. Heavy at 20.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2013, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Progger
So, you think I can get more flavor if I add hops...

So, you think I can get more flavor if I add hops at 20 rather than within the last 10 minutes?. It makes sense I guess, based on this experience and on some other places where people start hopping...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Progger
Some more info

I made probably 4 batches trying different hops and schedules. Another approach was concentrating more hops at the end of the boil, like this:

60: 1 oz Columbus
30: .5 oz Centennial
'10: .5...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2013, 08:27 PM
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Views: 1,206
Posted By Progger
Very hoppy IPA, recipe seach

Finally I managed to fix my equipment to be able to filter all the trub from the kettle into the fermenter with the least hassle possible. So now I can brew beers (6 Gall) with more than just 2 oz of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-04-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Progger
I will try that, then. I think it feels...

I will try that, then.

I think it feels sweet due to the kind of yeast. Probably, rather than sweet, it is too fruity. Im not sure.

The recipe is for 26 quarts in the fermenter. I used 10.55...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-04-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Progger
Saving a too sweet beer

Ive done pretty much the same kind of Pale Ale since day one, except that for the last 4 batches I used S-33 yeast instead of Windsor or US-05 which I usually use. I was attempting to have a fruity,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-19-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,470
Posted By Progger
Yooper, you mean you just pour all the wort,...

Yooper, you mean you just pour all the wort, along with all the "junk" in the kettle into the fermenter?.

Ive filtered since day one and yes, it is a hassle and the most stressing time of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-02-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,430
Posted By Progger
Tomorrow morning I am brewing number 51. That...

Tomorrow morning I am brewing number 51. That puts me in the 12% group !. However, still there are many styles I havent even considered brewing.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-02-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,724
Posted By Progger
"Ive riuned", and I am writing the sentence in...

"Ive riuned", and I am writing the sentence in quotes because it was the yeast I used in each one of those batches. It was one of these yeast some people sell in bulk after reproducing one yeast...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-02-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 168,615
Posted By Progger
27277 + 50 Gal Oatmeal Stout 90 Gal...

27277
+

50 Gal Oatmeal Stout
90 Gal American Ales (Pales, Amber, Brown)
25 Gal Wheat Ale

= 27442
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-27-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,089
Posted By Progger
Why dont you sell it to friends and family?. Im...

Why dont you sell it to friends and family?. Im not saying youll make a living out of it but you could easily get enough to pay your monthly car debt, if you have one. Or household expenses. IMHO
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-27-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,089
Posted By Progger
I sell homebrew at retail stores and bars

Im not saying its right, but things work very differently here in Mexico. Yeah, I know...

But still, there are dozens of brewers, tiny brewers with as little as 5 gallon equipments who label and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-27-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,430
Posted By Progger
24 in 6 months, at this rate I should reach 50 in 6 months more.

24 in six months. Brewing sometimes 3 beers per week. Im brewing 5 gallons at a time but have the chance to sell them.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Just for the sake of following this thread and...

Just for the sake of following this thread and providing my experience which may be of some reference for brewers with in the same situation, Ill tell you I bottled the beer yesterday and it tasted...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-15-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Progger
This post is relieving to me. Because I have a...

This post is relieving to me. Because I have a beer that started bubbling and foaming (a light pillowy foam) considerably after 12 days. It started about 5 hours after I switched the cap and blowoff...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 343,910
Posted By Progger
Yea, as far as I know, there could be nothing...

Yea, as far as I know, there could be nothing wrong with a batch with no apparent activity after 3 days. However, as you say, it is better to have it started way sooner so no wild yeast of bacteria...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Thank you for your kind and explicit comments....

Thank you for your kind and explicit comments. No, I tend to not look into the fermenter for anything. All the beers Ive made have turned out right regarding attenuation. So after 2 weeks I assume...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Well, its not a bubble every hour. They are...

Well, its not a bubble every hour. They are brief sequences of 4 to 5 bubbles every 15 seconds. This is the fastest its been since I put the airlock on. I hope it is just the CO2 coming out of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Thank you Reevy. I had actually read your posts...

Thank you Reevy. I had actually read your posts regarding airlock activity before and made me feel more comfortable. However, I didnt find any posts about bubbles re starting right after switching...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Well, your situation is way better than mine. You...

Well, your situation is way better than mine. You racked to secondary, I only switched one rubber cap for a rubber stopper and an airlock, previously sanitized. Id hate to have this batch infected...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By Progger
Airlock started bubbling after 12 days again.

Ive made around 14 all grain batches now. I havent had many concerns about fermentation before, until now.

I had a Blowoff tube which I switched for an airlock, about 8 days after brew day....
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