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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By nordoe
I actually thought it was pretty sweet. When I...

I actually thought it was pretty sweet. When I took a gravity reading I drank the results. The wife wanted it sweeter. I was just going to add the concentrate but I didnt want it to ferment any...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By nordoe
I just did a wit and used oragne zest but i did...

I just did a wit and used oragne zest but i did it during the last five minutes of the boil. I used the zest of like 5 oranges for a five gallon batch.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,402
Posted By nordoe
Dont have any time to get to the home brew shop,...

Dont have any time to get to the home brew shop, do the sell potassium sorbate any where else? Is it used for other things?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,402
Posted By nordoe
thanks guys, now i just have to research the...

thanks guys, now i just have to research the amount of Splenda to add to a 4.5 gallon batch.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,402
Posted By nordoe
back sweeten Cider question

So I am on my third Cider and looking to back sweeten it a bit. I have never done this before. The first time I used ale yeast and did not need to, the second time i used champagne yeast and it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,044
Posted By nordoe
It does not, but it will break down the cell...

It does not, but it will break down the cell walls to make it easier to transfer taste.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
Doesnt weigh more then me, but can still kick ass.

Doesnt weigh more then me, but can still kick ass.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
You will have to fight my wife, its her favorite....

You will have to fight my wife, its her favorite. Belgian White, with chamomile, corriander and fresh Valencia orange zest.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By nordoe
It does sound odd that you got no pressure after...

It does sound odd that you got no pressure after leaving it over night. I would crank it up to about 12 psi and you should hear it pressurize right away.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
thanks, East Stroudsburg huh. I went to school...

thanks, East Stroudsburg huh. I went to school there. Thats where I learned to drink like a champion.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
thanks guys, you are the best. I think i was...

thanks guys, you are the best. I think i was over reacting.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
I have not opened it, but i get no smell. The...

I have not opened it, but i get no smell. The krausen didnt bother me as much as the the top of the wort. If you can see in the picture where I am tilting the carboy, the top is bubbly with a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By nordoe
Possible Infection

Hopefully I am just over reacting. But I have never seen yeast like this before. When I made a starter from Wyeast 3944 Belgian Witbier, it must have really had some type of reaction. The bottle...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-08-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By nordoe
dont boil them, they will release pectins. You...

dont boil them, they will release pectins. You can steep them to get rid of bacteria and add them to the primary or secondary.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-08-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By nordoe
how did you carbonate? If you did not over...

how did you carbonate? If you did not over carbonate it could be an infection.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-30-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By nordoe
alright so i went i a completely different...

alright so i went i a completely different direction now. Like a American Rye, now tell me what you think. I know its a little high in alchol, but i like it that way.

8.5 lbs two row
3 lbs Rye...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-30-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By nordoe
I was wondering if the hops would overpower the...

I was wondering if the hops would overpower the Rye. How does founders get away with it? their ibus are higher and you can still taste the Rye?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-30-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By nordoe
Help with my recipe

So in my brew club, we are having a homebrew contest. All people participating had to pick a style out of a hat, and a type of hops. I got American Rye and cascade. So I am thinking of some kind...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-25-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By nordoe
You should be fine as long as it was a normal OG.

You should be fine as long as it was a normal OG.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-18-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By nordoe
thanks, you guys are great.

thanks, you guys are great.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-18-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By nordoe
I was a bit upset at the color but it seems to be...

I was a bit upset at the color but it seems to be doing great.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-18-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By nordoe
Color Change?

A few days ago i posted a thread about the color of my extract brew. I brewed a Belgian blonde and it came out really dark. It was like a copper color, almost brown with a red tint. People had...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By nordoe
You know what, I think you are right. I did a...

You know what, I think you are right. I did a full 60 min boil with all the extract. I probably should have done the DME at the beginning and waited till like 15 mins left for the LME. The LME was...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,137
Posted By nordoe
Plus one, wheat beers are supposed to be cloudy. ...

Plus one, wheat beers are supposed to be cloudy. One of the only styles that is. In a competition, you will lose points if it is not cloudy.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By nordoe
Color of Beer

I am still pretty new to brewing. It has been a year and 2 months. I have about 2 batches of mr beer, 4 batches of extract and then 5 batches of all grain under my belt. They have gone pretty well...
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