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Forum: Maryland HomeBrew Forum 05-18-2014, 11:54 PM
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Posted By red96jeep
Glad to see so many home brewers on the shore. I...

Glad to see so many home brewers on the shore. I currently live in Millington, grew up in Chestertown, and brew in St. Michaels at Eastern Shore Brewing. If any of you guys want to come down and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-22-2014, 01:45 AM
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Posted By red96jeep
I would suggest a German pilsner malt for your...

I would suggest a German pilsner malt for your base malt. That would get you cleaner and sweater flavors. Personally I would skip the wheat and just go with a whole pound of cara-pils. They both...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-21-2012, 06:11 PM
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Views: 174
Posted By red96jeep
UK beer distrbution network

Hello all,
I'm working on a project for a college class right now and I want to explain the differences between the US three tier distribution system and what happens in the UK. I know the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,092
Posted By red96jeep
Your right, I only said brewpub because in my...

Your right, I only said brewpub because in my state you have to be classified as a "brewpub" to sell pints of beer. In Maryland liqueur laws are county by county so in some counties a brewpub does...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-23-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,092
Posted By red96jeep
^^ what this guy said. There are more breweries...

^^ what this guy said. There are more breweries operating in this country then ever before at any point in history according to the BA. According to the BA there are also thousands of breweries...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-23-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By red96jeep
Not always true. He said that he tastes an...

Not always true. He said that he tastes an astringent flavor, this can be associated with tannins but does not always have to be derived from them due to heat. It is true that high temp or residual...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-22-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By red96jeep
As said previously, mash temperature is a big...

As said previously, mash temperature is a big issue regarding tannins. Also be mindful of mash pH ( this means you might want to get a water analysis done if you have the ability to do so), and the...
Forum: General Techniques 07-21-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By red96jeep
I would suggest steeping them at similar temps...

I would suggest steeping them at similar temps that you would mash that style at. With specialty grains sugar extraction is not a main concern, you are mostly looking for color and flavor. However...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-21-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,092
Posted By red96jeep
In maryland a brewery license costs 4k alone, and...

In maryland a brewery license costs 4k alone, and has to be renued yearly. Look into a business plan, price things out, see if you can do it. In my opinion "nano brewing" is a waste of time and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-21-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By red96jeep
If you are using a chiller setup where you can...

If you are using a chiller setup where you can regulate your temps fairly well I would say chill your wort to 65 and pitch your yeast at that temp. Set your temp to 67 and let it self rise to that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By red96jeep
that would be the great smell of c02. The...

that would be the great smell of c02. The burning sensation and dizziness was the co2, the other smell you noticed was most likely your beer. If you think that was bad try sticking your head into a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By red96jeep
chilling the wort rapidly is mostly used to...

chilling the wort rapidly is mostly used to produce "cold break" which is a participate the is formed from the coagulation of proteins still in the wort. the faster this happens the better chance...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By red96jeep
attenuation is usually taken as a percentage...

attenuation is usually taken as a percentage measure of how much sugar the yeast can metabolize. Common american ale yeast strains can attenuate anywhere from 60-80 percent of sugars. Some yeasts...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,979
Posted By red96jeep
it's all related to where you are and what kind...

it's all related to where you are and what kind of budget you are working with. Some locations require fire suppression systems for propane burners, in that case go electric. Some places electric...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-04-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
are you referring to my pre boil sample? if so,...

are you referring to my pre boil sample? if so, evaporation is a non issue because the wort is only heated to 170* F so no evaporation would be taking place.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-04-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
I am very confident in all of my measurements,...

I am very confident in all of my measurements, this system has been benchmarked and brewed on enough times now that i feel they are all correct. Also all samples were taken after the wort/beer had...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-03-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
I used two 16oz (32 oz) premixed liquid solution...

I used two 16oz (32 oz) premixed liquid solution packs that were marked 1.033 ppg each. I worked under the assumption that two of these pack would then add about 3 plato to the gravity.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-03-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
yes, i am absolutely sure the mixing of the wort...

yes, i am absolutely sure the mixing of the wort after runoff was done completely, not only was the wort ran into the kettle using a tube filling from the bottom up, it was also stirred and allowed...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-03-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
Yes pre boil was taken after 40 mins of runoff...

Yes pre boil was taken after 40 mins of runoff and well mixed wort. The final runnings of the mash were 5 plato as well. It is a possibility but i find that hard to believe as the reason.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By red96jeep
Mysterious gravity drop

So im working on a problem that has surpassed my knowledge. Today i brewed a batch of Belgian golden we were looking for a sg of around 1080. Our pre boil gravity read 14.5 plato after boiling off...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-16-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By red96jeep
splash proofing walls

hey guys, I have my brewing setup in my partially finished garage. I love the ease of use of brewing with a cement floor, but with lots of spills and a hose spraying sometimes it gets pretty water...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-19-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By red96jeep
school me on temperature controllers

hey guys, I just luckily acquired a 1990's fridge from my parents and i want to convert it into a fermentation chamber/perhaps kegerator. It's your standard two door, freezer on the top fridge on...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-21-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By red96jeep
Generally a higher mash temp will result in a...

Generally a higher mash temp will result in a beer with a higher FG. I say generally because there are other factors such as yeast that can change that, such as when brewing high alcohol beers and...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 11-19-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By red96jeep
I think in order to give samples a tour must be...

I think in order to give samples a tour must be given, and samples cant be free.
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 11-18-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By red96jeep
Man what a mess, Maryland really needs to get...

Man what a mess, Maryland really needs to get it's beer laws right if it wants to take advantage of a new industry. Any thought if this pertains only to a "brewpub" and not a "brewery" as they are...
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