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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-13-2006, 02:03 AM
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Posted By iloman
WYeast has a listing of all of their yeasts on...

WYeast has a listing of all of their yeasts on their website at http://www.wyeastlab.com. If you look up the yeast that you're using there is a recommended fermentation temperature.

For example...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2006, 01:46 AM
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Posted By iloman
I have some questions on this bearing in mind...

I have some questions on this bearing in mind I've only done about 6 batches now. From what I've read and been listening to on The Brewing Network it sounds like that many yeast cells would...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2006, 01:25 AM
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Posted By iloman
I just tasted this after it's been in the bottle...

I just tasted this after it's been in the bottle for a few weeks, and it's GREAT! The flavors balanced out well for what I look for in a Porter.

The only thing I'm not sure if I like yet is a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-20-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By iloman
There's some good info on One Step and how long...

There's some good info on One Step and how long you can store it here (http://www.undergrounddigital.com/cleanserinfo.htm).
Forum: General Techniques 10-20-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By iloman
I used my first smack pack on my last brew, the...

I used my first smack pack on my last brew, the pumpkin porter. Basically I did the same thing, smacked it as I started to get the water going and pitched it as soon as the wort was down to 80.
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-19-2006, 02:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,538
Posted By iloman
Interesting! I've been debating my next brew and...

Interesting! I've been debating my next brew and I just might try this. The few brews I've done I haven't come across Honey Malt. Is that a standard that the LHBS should have like any other grain?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-19-2006, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,524
Posted By iloman
A little late for your brew, but someome just...

A little late for your brew, but someome just posted a link to BYO on oats and I think it applies here.

http://byo.com/feature/305.html

Rolled oats are available in the supermarket. It is best...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-19-2006, 02:13 AM
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Posted By iloman
I'm going to make an educated guess that what was...

I'm going to make an educated guess that what was meant by the statement that you can't steep oats really meant you can't steep oats by themselves. From the link you provided it says, "Oats have no...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-18-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By iloman
Yep, I'm going to use it! Thanks for the...

Yep, I'm going to use it! Thanks for the feedback.

Jason
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-17-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By iloman
Two year old DME

I just found 6 pounds of DME in my basement that is going on 2 years old. I found the following link at BYO (http://byo.com/feature/892.html) that says, " Dry malt extract should be stored just like...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-16-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By iloman
Mine is still in secondary, but when I transfered...

Mine is still in secondary, but when I transfered it there it had promise. Link here (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?p=139847#post139847).

Jason
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-16-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By iloman
I was JUST reading about One Step the other day! ...

I was JUST reading about One Step the other day!

http://www.undergrounddigital.com/cleanserinfo.htm

How long is the One Step solution good for?

Many factors come into play in answering that...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-16-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,934
Posted By iloman
No worries on where the thread went, I was...

No worries on where the thread went, I was getting a kick out of it and even chuckled as I told the wife about it.

So based on everyone's feedback - this thing is aluminum. I'm going to go for...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-15-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,934
Posted By iloman
Metallic taste and my brew pot

I've completed four extract brews now, and I've noticed the last two have a metallic aftertaste to them (the latest being stronger than the previous). After doing some research I believe this may be...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-14-2006, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By iloman
Alright, a little later than planned, but here it...

Alright, a little later than planned, but here it is. I racked this almost two weeks ago and sampled it on the way to the secondary.

The good - The pumpkin pie flavor was one of the best I've...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-26-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By iloman
Of course, but what if I want Pumpkin Ale in...

Of course, but what if I want Pumpkin Ale in March? I might have to try Sweet Potatoe Ale ;)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-26-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By iloman
I've seen it posted several times around here,...

I've seen it posted several times around here, but I'll post again because it's just so darn usefull. I recommend getting the Auto Siphon (http://www.annapolishomebrew.com/shopsiphon.asp). After...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-26-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By iloman
I'm curious if anyone has tried the sweet potatoe...

I'm curious if anyone has tried the sweet potatoe yet?

Also, I have an altered version of the porter recipe thanks to LHBS guy. Just brewed it up Sunday night, and I'll post the new recipe and...
Forum: Introductions 09-20-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By iloman
Welcome from Dearborn Heights! Are you a fan...

Welcome from Dearborn Heights!

Are you a fan of any of the many breweries in our lovely Metro Detroit area?

Jason
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-05-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By iloman
I've got electric at my house and I've found that...

I've got electric at my house and I've found that 2 gallons gets up to a rolling boil easier than 2.5. The last kit that I just did called for 2.5, but I only used 2 for just that reason, and as far...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-05-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,571
Posted By iloman
I can agree with that, and for obvious reasons we...

I can agree with that, and for obvious reasons we all do it. Investment in time, money, etc. However, my last beer showed me just how resilient homebrew can be. We had SO many things go wrong:
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By iloman
I've read in other posts that some have baked the...

I've read in other posts that some have baked the can stuff before putting it into the boil. I haven't made up my mind of doing that, lowering the spices to 5 tsp and 5 cloves, or adding a little...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-25-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,915
Posted By iloman
Nope, still need to brew it :p

Nope, still need to brew it :p
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-25-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By iloman
Has anyone tried this Pumpkin Porter Kit?

Has anyone tried this Pumpkin Porter kit (http://www.thehomebrewstore.com/HBS017.htm) from thehomebrewstore.com? I was thinking that for this year's pumpkin brew I'd go darker this year. My wife...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-21-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By iloman
Thanks to everyone so far on this, I really...

Thanks to everyone so far on this, I really appreciate it. Ya'll are going to make me spend more money then I'd planned!! :p

My LHBS has something similar to the SABCO, shown here...
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