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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 04-24-2014, 01:16 AM
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I'm in! Sure!

I'm in!

Sure!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 03-04-2014, 10:42 PM
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In!

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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 04:36 PM
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First - amazing thread. Took 3 days to read, but...

First - amazing thread. Took 3 days to read, but it was an excellent read. I'm going to try the Nilo #12. Quick question, why S-04 versus the Chico strain?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2013, 01:41 PM
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I thought it was odd as well and I can't figure...

I thought it was odd as well and I can't figure it out. I would have called it a fluke but both batches are doing the same thing. Must of got some lazy yeast!

Thanks again! :mug:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2013, 01:20 PM
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I have conicals so no risk for infection. I...

I have conicals so no risk for infection.

I don't directly proof the yeast, I set some grams aside to test them for that exact reason.

I pitched Sunday evening about 1 hour after going into the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2013, 11:22 AM
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So dropped another 7 points to 1.063 overnight. ...

So dropped another 7 points to 1.063 overnight. This is a painfully slow primary fermentation.

I believe my last 20 or so Ale batches fermented down near terminal within three days. Next time...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2013, 01:12 AM
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151 There is a couple lbs of dextrose, but...

151

There is a couple lbs of dextrose, but grain outside of that.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2013, 01:09 AM
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Posted By jbsengineer
boil a cup of water per 12 grams of yeast. cool...

boil a cup of water per 12 grams of yeast. cool down to 105. add yeast. stir. add a little bit of sugar. let sit for 30 minutes to witness bubbling and activity. pitch
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-10-2013, 09:48 PM
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The concern I had was that the dry yeast was...

The concern I had was that the dry yeast was re-hydrated in warm water (100 degrees). Not sure how much it cooled down before putting it 64 degree wort.

I figured I would get a RDWHAHB, ;-).
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-10-2013, 09:21 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Slow fermentation - should I take action?

It's now Tuesday night and I just took a reading of 1.070, it started at 1.077. This is the first time I couldn't see activity in the blow off after 24 hours. It has been awhile since I brewed so...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-21-2013, 11:27 PM
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About 1800lbs, :-/. Just realized I might have...

About 1800lbs, :-/. Just realized I might have an issue.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-21-2013, 10:32 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Yeast shipped in 80 degree weather

What is your thoughts on a couple white lab vials of Ale yeast sitting around 80 degree weather the past couple days? :)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Basically what I have been doing great. Thanks...

Basically what I have been doing great. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2013, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
So where would be your cutoff point on relying on...

So where would be your cutoff point on relying on amount vs. aaus? 20 minutes? 30 minutes?

Thanks Yooper!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2013, 02:19 PM
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Understand. So in your opinion where in the...

Understand. So in your opinion where in the boil would you rely on the amount versus the IBU's? 15 minutes there is some bitterness added so you could use the IBU calculations to mirror the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2013, 12:47 PM
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Understanding how much late addition hops

Hoping someone could help me out here. So if I take a recipe I find online and plug it into Beersmith I'm always a bit puzzled on how to mirror the amount of late additions hops. Early addition...
Forum: General Techniques 05-14-2013, 01:03 AM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Thanks! I'll leave as is!

Thanks! I'll leave as is!
Forum: General Techniques 05-13-2013, 08:26 PM
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Appearance: Color ranges from golden amber to...

Appearance: Color ranges from golden amber to light copper, but most are pale to medium amber with an orange-ish tint. Should be clear, although unfiltered dry-hopped versions may be a bit hazy. Good...
Forum: General Techniques 05-13-2013, 05:59 PM
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Clearing a beer in two days for competition?

For whatever reason my West Coast IPA gelatin addition didn't clear it up. It's got a significant chill haze three weeks in the keg. I'm sending this beer into a competition and it is due for drop...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-08-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
You could always try cold crashing the fermenter....

You could always try cold crashing the fermenter. That should slow if not stop the fermentation. The yeast wouldn't have had a chance to finish there job however (i.e. cleaning up).
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 05-02-2013, 12:10 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Code please.

Code please.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2013, 01:45 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
Morebeer - Just ordered a couple bottles. I...

Morebeer - Just ordered a couple bottles.

I have also gotten the same reaction at my LHBS.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2013, 01:02 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
I should also note that I plan on starting to use...

I should also note that I plan on starting to use Phosphoric acid in my sparge to ensure that my lighter styles don't get impacted by the lactic. Phosphoric is said to be tasteless.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2013, 12:45 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
I bought these graded pipettes to measure it out:...

I bought these graded pipettes to measure it out:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005Z4QVMW/ref=oh_details_o00_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If I am at a PH of 5.6-5.8 I will add a couple ml and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-30-2013, 01:15 PM
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Posted By jbsengineer
I try to keep it as simple as possible by...

I try to keep it as simple as possible by following the steps below:

-I send my water out to Ward labs every 6 months (so far the results have almost been identical)
-I have a set of water...
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