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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-21-2013, 01:47 AM
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Posted By fauxtoe
Thanks all, time to call single cut! Anyone else...

Thanks all, time to call single cut! Anyone else in NYC ever do this?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-20-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By fauxtoe
How to buy 5 gallons of beer for corny

I am having a house warming party soon but realized my kegs are running a bit low and was wondering if anyone knew how I could buy a corny full or beer or something along those lines.

Any ideas...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By fauxtoe
Burning / Smoke Smell While Brewing

I was brewing a pumpkin ale(all grain) with everything going along just fine until about 8 minutes left in the boil.

Here is the recipe:
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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-14-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 60,902
Posted By fauxtoe
Sorry to revive an old thread but what diameter...

Sorry to revive an old thread but what diameter (ID and OD) O-ring would I get? I tried home depot but they had nothing useful in stock so I'll have to order it online. Anyone have a link that...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
*wipes sweat from brow* Ok, so I'll lower...

*wipes sweat from brow*

Ok, so I'll lower the volume to my estimated volume at that point and measure the OG. Thank you so much afr0byte!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
In which pot, the initial mash or when I pull the...

In which pot, the initial mash or when I pull the grains from the sparge and then combine?

What I'm thinking you mean is I should get the volume of water after the grains are removed from the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
Well I lost 2.8 gallons to the grains, boil off,...

Well I lost 2.8 gallons to the grains, boil off, and trub. When is the correct time to measure the wort for efficiency? Before the boil or after?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
http://i.imgur.com/wB8cE.png Does that look...

http://i.imgur.com/wB8cE.png

Does that look like I used it correctly? I'd be amazed if I had an 88% efficiency on my first BIAB.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-18-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By fauxtoe
Posted in wrong thread, oops

Posted in wrong thread, oops
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
Can anyone help me with the initial question? I...

Can anyone help me with the initial question? I keep googling things and not getting a real answer. Thanks
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
Could you link me or post an excerpt?

Could you link me or post an excerpt?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
Knowing the amount is 1.6 gallons, what formula...

Knowing the amount is 1.6 gallons, what formula or online calculator do I use?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By fauxtoe
Efficiency with honey

I'm having a hard time working out what my efficiency was because of the addition of honey. I did my first all grain and as far as I can tell I think I did well.

Here is the recipe(please note...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-14-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By fauxtoe
Added a unique flavor but I don't think the...

Added a unique flavor but I don't think the ginger was noticeable and the peaches ended up adding more of a bitter flavor.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-07-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By fauxtoe
Thanks for the tips on the water, I guess I...

Thanks for the tips on the water, I guess I should have specified. I love the water in NY but I was asking if my calculating was right:

"My recipe has 6.5 lbs of grain including 1.5lbs of...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-06-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By fauxtoe
Just wanted to point out that my experiment...

Just wanted to point out that my experiment failed since the weather took a very cool drop recently and it's now being slowly ramped with a heating blanket :(

I did give it a slight swirling...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-06-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By fauxtoe
Anyone have any knowledge on the water?

Anyone have any knowledge on the water?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-06-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By fauxtoe
First time and some simple questions

After making my first recipe I decided that I should just go for all grain with the stove top method using a massive grain bag and two pots.

My recipe has 6.5 lbs of grain including 1.5lbs of...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-06-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By fauxtoe
Oh wait those are all crystal malts, i follow...

Oh wait those are all crystal malts, i follow now. Would they provide more fermentables if they were use in conjunction with all grain or partial mash?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-06-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By fauxtoe
2lbs of crystal malt? I only have .5lbs of gno...

2lbs of crystal malt? I only have .5lbs of gno for flavor.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-05-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By fauxtoe
I don't think the naked oats will convert to much...

I don't think the naked oats will convert to much beyond a few percentage points but more of a color and flavor I want to extract from them such as the carafoam and honey malt.

The honey should...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-05-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By fauxtoe
Sweet honey wheat - thoughts?

I'm looking to make a refreshing crisp summer beer with some slight sweetness to it but nothing that would be overpowering, how does this look:


4 lbs - Wheat Malt Syrup
2.5 lbs - Wildflower...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-02-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By fauxtoe
Yep, I was just working with a random theory. ...

Yep, I was just working with a random theory. I'll know how it worked better in about 7 days, or I suppose 3 weeks.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-02-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By fauxtoe
zeg -So it's the same thing if the steep is done...

zeg -So it's the same thing if the steep is done correctly at the right temperature for the right amount of time?

ArcaneXor - How is the iodine used to test for conversion?

Thanks y'all!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-02-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By fauxtoe
Difference between partial mash and steeping

What is the real difference? If I use strike water and sparge water boiling seperate and follow partial mash instructions like I clarified here:
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