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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By shaggy727
Get it off the yeast cake or leave it on are both...

Get it off the yeast cake or leave it on are both correct. Personally I use a 5.5 gal secondary to free up my primary and to clarify my beer a little bit. Getting it off the yeast cake is kind of an...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By shaggy727
Nice work, that looks a lot better than the first...

Nice work, that looks a lot better than the first one I made. Mine worked great but didn't looks terribly pro. Clean it after every use obviously. Your can actually put it in for the last 10 minutes...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shaggy727
For your hops, think of this like a sliding...

For your hops, think of this like a sliding scale: Bittering-Flavoring-Aroma (longer boil time - shorter boil time). You first hop addition at 60 minutes will extract more of the bittering qualities...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By shaggy727
Bell's 2 hearted ale and Dogfish Head 60 minute...

Bell's 2 hearted ale and Dogfish Head 60 minute and 90 minute IPA are good ones that are not quite as mean tasting as some IPAs. Bell's is pretty easy to find across the US I think but dogfish head...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,252
Posted By shaggy727
absolutely.

absolutely.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By shaggy727
Probably just foam from fermenting. If it...

Probably just foam from fermenting. If it concerns you that much, put a little more sanitizer in the air lock. I usually keep a couple of gallons of premixed star san around for emergencies. You...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By shaggy727
I bought a bayou jet cooker that is 185,000 BTUs...

I bought a bayou jet cooker that is 185,000 BTUs for under $40 on amazon.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By shaggy727
Surprisingly enough, most of those bottles are...

Surprisingly enough, most of those bottles are not actually food grade plastic. #1 is the only true food grade as some #2's are not actually food grade and below #2 is not in general. You want food...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shaggy727
And also, glad you decided to chat. In my...

And also, glad you decided to chat. In my experience, the homebrew community is a very laid back and helpful group of individuals. Almost everyone here understands that we are all here to learn about...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By shaggy727
There is some great brew design software and apps...

There is some great brew design software and apps out there that can help with this. One design method I have used in the past is to figure out 3 or 4 beers in the same style that I am a big fan of....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By shaggy727
As everyone already stated, you wont get any heat...

As everyone already stated, you wont get any heat exchange. You can make a copper wort chiller for under $30 if you have the guts to do it. I am in process of making a counter flow chiller which I...
Forum: General Techniques 09-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By shaggy727
instant debate (hopefully) your technique

I would like to your idea on straining wort. Should you or should you not strain your wort before it goes into your fermenter to get the hops and other material out. Some people have stated there is...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-13-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By shaggy727
I used a mr beer kit once with the same result....

I used a mr beer kit once with the same result. Most of the time I think the ingredients are old to start with. The barrel fermenter they sell you has grooves notched in the inner cap to allow air to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-13-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By shaggy727
My reasons to rack include conditioning the beer,...

My reasons to rack include conditioning the beer, getting it off the trub and yeast cake, allowing more sediment to fall out for a clearer beer, and finishing the flavor while not getting flavors...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-13-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By shaggy727
2 part question

I am currently brewing an IPA. I am two weeks in and I will be transferring to a secondary on monday. First part of the question is I have hops still floating on top but the foam has subsided. Is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-14-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,514
Posted By shaggy727
I made a wort chiller out of 20 ft 1/2 outter...

I made a wort chiller out of 20 ft 1/2 outter diameter, a section of 1/2 inch hose, and female garden hose end. Cost me about $30 from menards. Should be able to do similar from lowes or home depot....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-02-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By shaggy727
That's kind of what I figured but I didn't really...

That's kind of what I figured but I didn't really know. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-28-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By shaggy727
a couple of questions

I'm getting ready to start my 3rd batch and a few small questions. First, I bought some star san (the yellowish one) and wondered how long it is good for after it is diluted. Can I make a batch up...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-15-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By shaggy727
That's kind of what I was thinking but I'm new....

That's kind of what I was thinking but I'm new. I'm bottling my first non mr beer crap in a couple of days. Next part I guess would be what size should I do for a secondary. Since air is bad after...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-15-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By shaggy727
blow off tube/fermenter size

Hey everyone. I am planning on upgrading equipment to a decent setup soon. I am planning on getting better bottles because of the price and durability. If I were to get thr 5.5 gal would that be...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-05-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By shaggy727
during fermentation

During fermentation when you take readings with your hydrometer is it better to pour from the spigot and risk infection during the bottling process or open the cap up and get oxygen and potential...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-02-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By shaggy727
I brewed my first batch with a mr beer kit and it...

I brewed my first batch with a mr beer kit and it turned out sour/cider like. I'm on my second batch now but using grains, dme, and hops. From what I gathered it was an infection due to not getting...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-02-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By shaggy727
This leads me to a technique question. Is it...

This leads me to a technique question. Is it better, worse, or indifferent to boil a larger amount so it boils down to the 5 gallons in the boil time or add water to get the batch size up to the 5...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 619
Posted By shaggy727
From what I can tell the hops added for aroma are...

From what I can tell the hops added for aroma are generally added at the very end of the boil. 0-2 mins left. According to some of the recipes that add things like fruit later, they seem to add them...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By shaggy727
Good thoughts. Seems like having a designated...

Good thoughts. Seems like having a designated boil only pot is the way to go. Its what I plan on doing fairly soon. Boiling should in theory kill all the nasties but I am still too new to know the...
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