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Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 01-05-2014, 11:32 PM
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Yes, this is a complicated one: You never know...

Yes, this is a complicated one: You never know how strong the chillies are and you won t know until the beer gets carbonated. Kind of a Russian roulette
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-30-2013, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Apatride
Pressured barrels are usually not that great,...

Pressured barrels are usually not that great, bottling might be an option.
Now for your questions:
-I would leave it more time in fermenter anyway. Even if your readings are stable, I tend to...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 12-30-2013, 09:30 AM
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This one was an experiment and I wanted to have...

This one was an experiment and I wanted to have only heat in 1/4 of the batch. This is one of the reasons why I used this method.
I also tried with chilies in the fermenter (see...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-11-2013, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Apatride
So, it s been a month, I took the chillies out...

So, it s been a month, I took the chillies out today and took a sample as well and I can say that this stuff is thick. I got the motor oil right. It is quite spicy as well but I had to squeeze the...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 11-28-2013, 10:15 PM
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Posted By Apatride
This was a huge success tonight, I have tried...

This was a huge success tonight, I have tried putting habaneros in the boil and it does not work very well, it looks like alcohol is needed to extract the heat of the chillies
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 11-28-2013, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Apatride
Habanerillo chilli IPA

Habanerillo
American IPA
Type: Extract Date: 18/10/2013
Batch Size (fermenter): 24.00 l Brewer:
Boil Size: 24.38 l Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 25 min Equipment: Bucket 33 L - Extract
End of Boil...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-27-2013, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Apatride
Wow... The krausen just went down (2 weeks of...

Wow... The krausen just went down (2 weeks of fermenting) so I was finally able to taste it. And that stuff is great!! It is not over-sweet and the booze (it is young) heat is replaced by a nice...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Apatride
Can you tell me more about the pound of sugar to...

Can you tell me more about the pound of sugar to dry out the beer? I ve been looking for ways to get dry IPAs, even when using only light DME and no steeping, I get a pretty strong malty background...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2013, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Apatride
I meant that I don t have anything to heat the...

I meant that I don t have anything to heat the wort right now.
I actually boiled 2oz of Northern Brewer in some water (about half a gal in total) for 60 minutes and added it to the fermenter....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2013, 12:53 AM
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Posted By Apatride
I think there might be a place to find them fresh...

I think there might be a place to find them fresh but I ordered mine dry.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Apatride
Thanks guys. I m moving it to the fermenter and,...

Thanks guys. I m moving it to the fermenter and, as a chili addict, I decided that if it has to be screwed, I m gonna do it properly so I dumped 5 sanatized and punctured dry habanero in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Apatride
Yes, maybe I ll add some hop extract but I have...

Yes, maybe I ll add some hop extract but I have no local homebrew store so it won t be here before at least a week
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:28 PM
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Posted By Apatride
Thanks. I ll read on bittering techniques (I m...

Thanks. I ll read on bittering techniques (I m actually feeling quite bitter about that already) so I know what to do next time. For today, I m just putting this **** in the fermenter with some yeast...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Apatride
I would need to boil about 80 IBUs to make it...

I would need to boil about 80 IBUs to make it remotely close to the recipe and the clock is ticking since my wort is cooling down and cannot be heated again
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Apatride
I have a really bad electric stove, I kind of...

I have a really bad electric stove, I kind of rule out that option. It is gonna taste like crap but I guess I m gonna try to ferment that one and see what happens... Why did it have to happen on the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Apatride
Wort cooling down right now, still wondering if I...

Wort cooling down right now, still wondering if I should simply dump it in the loo or try to ferment it anyway
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Apatride
Yeast ready, no pot to go on with the boiling. I...

Yeast ready, no pot to go on with the boiling. I can still ferment it but did anyone tried a very malty stuff with no bitterness at all? Did it taste remotely drinkable?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Apatride
OG should be around 1.090, IBU is at zero. Do you...

OG should be around 1.090, IBU is at zero. Do you know of anything tasting remotely good along these lines?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Apatride
I just don t want to waste extra time with it. I...

I just don t want to waste extra time with it. I am just really disappointed right now about it and considering that it is probably gonna taste like crap, either I dump it or I actually bottle it but...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Apatride
Urgent: Kettle heating piece died

Hi guys,

I was brewing a clone of the Old Rasputin, used a lot of grain plus 40$ worth of malt extract.
My heating piece in the kettle just stopped functioning (I m using the buckets with...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-05-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Apatride
I improved my method during my last batch. I use...

I improved my method during my last batch. I use non-hopped extract so boiling is not an issue.
I steep with less water than needed, then add water (cooling the wort), pour the extract in a pot and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-05-2013, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Apatride
Howling Ale is not bad at all, 2 others I really...

Howling Ale is not bad at all, 2 others I really like here are the Ohara Irish Pale Ale and the Rowers
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-04-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Apatride
I live in Ireland, I like Murphy's and love...

I live in Ireland, I like Murphy's and love Beamish but I really cannot stand Guiness. Not only this is more of a fashion thing over here but they also have pretty aggressive sales methods: My local...
Forum: General Techniques 02-03-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By Apatride
Let's add the fuggles to the list, I really...

Let's add the fuggles to the list, I really dislike it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-24-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Apatride
20 minutes boil for 1oz of cascades, I don't...

20 minutes boil for 1oz of cascades, I don't think it can be considered as an India. Do you add water later? Your water quantity is not very accurate here.
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