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Forum: Extract Brewing 10-26-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By ChickenArise
Myself and others have picked up an onion/grass...

Myself and others have picked up an onion/grass sort of flavor on that one, so I wouldn't be surprised to see summit or maybe simcoe in there.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-25-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By ChickenArise
Put them in a bag, then put the bag in the fridge.

Put them in a bag, then put the bag in the fridge.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-18-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By ChickenArise
I just had a light satly/savory flavor to me -...

I just had a light satly/savory flavor to me - not old bay specifically (which is good imo)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-28-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,667
Posted By ChickenArise
Yeah, iirc even local stuff is well above $10 for...

Yeah, iirc even local stuff is well above $10 for less than a pint. You can't compare costs though; the whole economy and tax system (and therefore 'spending money') is quite different from ours.
Forum: General Techniques 06-28-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By ChickenArise
My bottles never wanted to carb that fast, but...

My bottles never wanted to carb that fast, but I'd say just work backwards - figure out how long your bottles normally take to carb, add a few days buffer, and leave the rest of the time for primary...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-28-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By ChickenArise
I like the peppercorn idea, although I'd go with...

I like the peppercorn idea, although I'd go with the one that's less spicy and more fruity. I forget which, maybe green?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-25-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By ChickenArise
Yep...

Yep http://beerpulse.com/2012/06/westvleteren-xii-u-s-wide-launch-to-be-delayed-until-september/
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-18-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By ChickenArise
I tend to leave it with some CO2 in it (closed by...

I tend to leave it with some CO2 in it (closed by faucet on one end and the beer line post on the other end) after rinse > oxiclean > starsan
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-16-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By ChickenArise
I do like having a good tertiary, but I usually...

I do like having a good tertiary, but I usually skip secondary. I just don't find that it helps.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-15-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By ChickenArise
Is that your main reason for doing it?

Is that your main reason for doing it?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-15-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By ChickenArise
I'll check it when you get here.

I'll check it when you get here.
Forum: Cider Forum 06-15-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By ChickenArise
It's not likely to ferment in the keg, but I'd...

It's not likely to ferment in the keg, but I'd still drink it sooner rather than later. You can backsweeten with juice or concentrate to get more apple flavor with the sweetness.
Forum: Cider Forum 06-13-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By ChickenArise
I didn't get an OG on my most recent cider batch...

I didn't get an OG on my most recent cider batch (and it was juice I'd never used before; good times) because my hydrometer was at a friend's house. Luckily he recently picked up a refractometer, so...
Forum: Cider Forum 06-12-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By ChickenArise
I messed around with a string in a hydrometer - I...

I messed around with a string in a hydrometer - I used a very light string and it still threw off the readings by quite a bit (the string made it heavier)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-01-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,594
Posted By ChickenArise
I think that skunking would be a concern only...

I think that skunking would be a concern only later in fermentation when the UV can penetrate further into the [clearer] beer, but that's just a guess without trying to figure out light penetrations...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-01-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By ChickenArise
I cobbled this together to Firefox (with...

I cobbled this together to Firefox (with Greasemonkey) or Chrome to make BA a little more bearable. I miss it whenever I browse on my phone :(

https://userscripts.org/scripts/show/127283
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By ChickenArise
It's probably the best Brett beer I've found at...

It's probably the best Brett beer I've found at it's price. It gets pretty nice with some age, too.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-24-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By ChickenArise
Part of my desire to do smaller batches is...

Part of my desire to do smaller batches is equipment related - I can knock out a quick batch in all of the stuff that is 'mine' without having to run over to my brewing buddy's house to get the big...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-24-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By ChickenArise
First sour, small batch, a few questions

I'm interested in finally taking the plunge into sours now that I have enough equipment and experience to not be totally scared to make one. I'd like to make a 1gal batch (potentially 2x 1 gallon...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By ChickenArise
Think also of the color and translucency of the...

Think also of the color and translucency of the wort vs. finished beer as well as the wort composition vs. finished beer.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,480
Posted By ChickenArise
Very much this, in my experience. I use it...

Very much this, in my experience. I use it almost exclusively for extract IPAs because I love the dryness.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,572
Posted By ChickenArise
I don't mind a little drive to a shop, but I'd be...

I don't mind a little drive to a shop, but I'd be overjoyed to see a place that was open until 7 or 8 PM on a weekday or two.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-21-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,572
Posted By ChickenArise
I'll be interested if it's metro accessible :)

I'll be interested if it's metro accessible :)
Forum: General Techniques 05-21-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By ChickenArise
http://www.themadfermentationist.com/2011/09/galax...

http://www.themadfermentationist.com/2011/09/galaxy-hopped-double-ipa.html has some good tips for hop flavors

He also links to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-21-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,717
Posted By ChickenArise
I did ribs 24hr @ 155F in some home-made BBQ...

I did ribs 24hr @ 155F in some home-made BBQ sauce then finished in the broiler for about 10min on each side. I'd go longer in the broiler next time for better crust, or maybe just finally pick up a...
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