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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-14-2012, 12:33 AM
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Posted By PaulTheGhost
Photo Album - Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/eJQ20) ...

Photo Album - Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/eJQ20)

Here ya go guys! Hopefully it was helpful to you, it sure helped me a bit.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-14-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Hmm, looks like I will try washing some yeast! ...

Hmm, looks like I will try washing some yeast!
@skibb, yeah that's mostly what I was worried about since it's a pretty hoppy brew. But luckily my stout recipe is gonna be pretty hoppy and it will...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-11-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By PaulTheGhost
American Stout pitched on IPA yeast cake

Hey guys,

So I'm sure that this question has been asked before but I haven't found anything definitive.

I have a Lagunitas clone in primary right now (fermented with Wyeast 1968) and I want...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-11-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By PaulTheGhost
I would agree aseg and add another type of hop at...

I would agree aseg and add another type of hop at flame out to give a little more hop character. Chinook's a great hop, but I think that williamette would be a good addition.
I'm going to be...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 08-22-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,752
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Well brew day went really smoothly (first brew...

Well brew day went really smoothly (first brew day in an apartment on an electric range). I got a stuck sparge from the thick mash and the rye, but after blowing back through the manifold and...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 08-20-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,752
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Plans fell through. I ended up picking up two...

Plans fell through. I ended up picking up two couches and driving them halfway across the city.

Brew day is tomorrow.

Will post results.
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 08-17-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,752
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Will do. Planning on brewing it tomorrow.

Will do. Planning on brewing it tomorrow.
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 07-20-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,752
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Im thinking a load of caramunich and honey malt...

Im thinking a load of caramunich and honey malt with munich and vienna as base. Magnum bittering, hallertau aroma, wyeast 2565 or white labs kolsch yeast.
Og: 1.08ish with juniper in the mash and...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 07-19-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,752
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Have you had any experience using juniper in an...

Have you had any experience using juniper in an amber or copper ale?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-13-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Well that's still quite a bit cheaper than here. ...

Well that's still quite a bit cheaper than here. Damn California is an expensive place to live.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Dude, where do you buy your yeast? S-04, S-05,...

Dude, where do you buy your yeast? S-04, S-05, and Notty are all 3.90 with tax at my lhbs.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-04-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 188,615
Posted By PaulTheGhost
My first two all grain batches were a Northern...

My first two all grain batches were a Northern German Altbier and a Nelson Sauvin APA.
I mashed at roughly 142 for both batches since I was using a floating thermometer that I didn't calibrate...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-04-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By PaulTheGhost
For my first two all grains, I was using a...

For my first two all grains, I was using a floating thermometer to monitor mash temps.
They both finished at around 1.004! About 10 points lower than they should have been.
When I compared the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-03-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By PaulTheGhost
My process: mash in by stirring the grains...

My process:
mash in by stirring the grains for 5-10 minutes, stabalizing temp and then let it sit for an hour.
Add .5 gallon at 200, stir for 5, stabalize at 170, let rest for 5.
I vorlauf,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-03-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By PaulTheGhost
I was having the same problem: heating my sparge...

I was having the same problem: heating my sparge water to only 170, so I never mashed out fully. What I do now is mash, add about a gallon of water at about 200 which raises the grain to 170, hold...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-03-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By PaulTheGhost
I've heard of most people just using ground...

I've heard of most people just using ground coffee, but that was usually in the boil or the mash. I suppose you could just rack on top of either strong brewed coffee or coffee grounds in the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-03-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Juniper is a common bittering herb used to...

Juniper is a common bittering herb used to replace hops in places like iceland, norway, and finland. Brew Your Own had an article an issue or two back about using alternative bittering methods such...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-30-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Unless the ice was made from RO water under a...

Unless the ice was made from RO water under a sterile environment, it CAN lead to an infection. But more than likely it wont. I still don't have a chiller, so I have throw a pound of ice from my...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-26-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By PaulTheGhost
I have this same problem. My first two all grain...

I have this same problem. My first two all grain batches I monitered mash temps with my cheapo floating thermometer. They must have mashed at 145 because they fermented out to 1.003. :/ I...
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Replies: 4,439
Views: 110,182
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Wouldn't the metal screws scratch the glass...

Wouldn't the metal screws scratch the glass carboys?
Forum: Cider Forum 05-17-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Hmm... that, I did not know. Thanks, cervezarara!

Hmm... that, I did not know. Thanks, cervezarara!
Forum: Cider Forum 05-17-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By PaulTheGhost
+1 I would never think of dumping bottles of...

+1

I would never think of dumping bottles of beer to batch prime. First, that would take FOREVER to try not to oxidize. And second, regardless of how careful I was, I would probably oxidize.
...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-16-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Priming 3 Months After Bottling (Ed's Apfelwein)

So I bottled up 5 gallons of Edwort's Apfelwein back in February.

I primed half and left the other half still.

I opened two bottles last night: one primed, one still.

I definitely preferred...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 05-15-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By PaulTheGhost
Variety Night

http://i.imgur.com/Aq65y.jpg

Left to right:
Widmer Drifter Pale
Widmer X-114 Rotator IPA
Widmer KGB Imperial Stout
Mendocino Eye of the Hawk
Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
Russian...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-09-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,197
Posted By PaulTheGhost
What about balanced IIPA's? Not balanced in...

What about balanced IIPA's? Not balanced in terms of hops and malt, but balanced in between hop bitterness and hop aroma?

Two of my favorite beers are from Lagunitas. One is their Hop Stoopid...
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