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Forum: Extract Brewing 08-09-2013, 07:22 PM
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Posted By akervin
I'm looking to get back into brewing and would...

I'm looking to get back into brewing and would like to know what everyone here thinks the best Oktoberfest beer kit is out there or if anyone has a great Oktoberfest original/clone recipe they would...
Forum: Minnesota HomeBrew Forum 03-19-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By akervin
And in looking for a good brew pub with some good...

And in looking for a good brew pub with some good food on the west side.

Any suggestions?

Only in town til 3-21-12


Edit: damn iPhone... Im in town on business.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,798
Posted By akervin
I saw a poll somewhere that said some 40+ percent...

I saw a poll somewhere that said some 40+ percent of home brewers are some type or form of an engineer.

Side note: The quantum physics book the fermenter is sitting on looks like the edition I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By akervin
That sounds damn good. I have something very...

That sounds damn good. I have something very similar in primary right now and it tasted Ohhh so good after 2 weeks.

I don't have a chiller either so what I do to get the wort chilled really fast...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,271
Posted By akervin
Anyone using old soda kegs?

Had someone offer to sell me two 5 gallon soda kegs that have had all the seals replaced!

Anyone had any experience with these kegs?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,462
Posted By akervin
I thought I would post some pictures of what I...

I thought I would post some pictures of what I use.


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This strainer I picked up on clearance for $12. The handles expand to fit different size containers out to 30" wide.



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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By akervin
I actually reduced the strength of the oxyclean...

I actually reduced the strength of the oxyclean in the solution used and found that it was less likely to precipitate. It might be my water as well. It's pretty hard and imagine that may be a big...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,560
Posted By akervin
If you had access to a microscope it would be...

If you had access to a microscope it would be interesting to see if it's something other then a those round shaped little friends of ours.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By akervin
It's probably hops. Every time I dry hop with...

It's probably hops. Every time I dry hop with pellets I get a greenish brown slushy film like layer on top for the first 4-6 days. It finally settled to the bottom for the most part.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By akervin
This is a 220 volt system. If your fridge is not...

This is a 220 volt system. If your fridge is not 220 volts I would stay away from this unless you have a converter.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By akervin
The "looks like" krausen on the top is probably...

The "looks like" krausen on the top is probably hop sentiment.

Did you dry hop with pellets, how much did you use?.

If so 9 times out of 10 you will get a film on the top that looks something...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By akervin
+1 I use a fork, the curve of the utensil...

+1

I use a fork, the curve of the utensil works great on the curve of the bottle.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By akervin
I would be very weary of leaving PBW/Oxyclean on...

I would be very weary of leaving PBW/Oxyclean on bottles for more then 6-8 hours for one reason: eventually the PBW/Oxyclean will precipitate out of the water as it cools and/or becomes less...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-09-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By akervin
Need I post this!!!

Need I post this!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,658
Posted By akervin
All I have to say is "WHAT A GREAT F*IN COUNTRY...

All I have to say is "WHAT A GREAT F*IN COUNTRY WE LIVE IN" Theres no other place on earth where dreams this big can be a reality for so many.

GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By akervin
It should be boiled for 10 mins to sterilize if...

It should be boiled for 10 mins to sterilize if at all possible. If you wanna heat it up in another pot, and have that capability, then that would reduce time to bring back to a boil.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By akervin
Right my plan is to add half and half. Half at...

Right my plan is to add half and half. Half at preboil/beginning boil and the other half at 10 mins of the 60 mins boil, definitely better hop utilization.

My question is really do you need to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,929
Posted By akervin
I have brewed both there amber ale and fuggles...

I have brewed both there amber ale and fuggles English IPA. If your looking for beers that are higher in the IBUs (hoppiness) don't get either of these two unless you want to add more hops but that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By akervin
What would be the difference?

Have seen that most kits have you bring the solution from the steeped grains to a boil removing from the heat and then adding LME or DME and then bringing back to the heat and back to a boil.
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By akervin
I'm interested to see these pictures.

I'm interested to see these pictures.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,658
Posted By akervin
Your a sexy man you!!!

Your a sexy man you!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By akervin
Looks really good.

Looks really good.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,462
Posted By akervin
I'm not sure the inline filter is needed. Last I...

I'm not sure the inline filter is needed. Last I checked nothing can live in pure oxygen.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,462
Posted By akervin
I use a cordless drill and a paint mixer from...

I use a cordless drill and a paint mixer from home depot to stir the wort in the bucket. It seems to work well for me and doesn't break my back.

I hear a lot of people talk about foaming up the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By akervin
Yes

Yes
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