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Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2013, 05:59 PM
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Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
The agave is there. It is not prevailing but...

The agave is there. It is not prevailing but suttle. You can't miss it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I need help classifying my beer - Agave Chamomile Wheat

I am going to submit a beer for the first time to a competition and I have no idea what category, per the 2008 BJCP Style guidelines, to submit it in. I think it should go into the category 23A...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-13-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I ended up using an American ale liquid yeast. I...

I ended up using an American ale liquid yeast. I was making an ipa and just made an extra large starter and poured off 2 cups of the 10 cup starter. My question is this, how do u stop fermentation? ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-11-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Before putting it into the mason jar, should I...

Before putting it into the mason jar, should I cold crash it? By sterile, do u mean preboilded water or distilled water? Also, would u do another yeast starter to get it going again?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-10-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
saving a yeast starter

I made a 10 cup starter of American ale yeast 24 hours ago for I brew I was planning for tomorrow. Plans have changed and I can no longer brew as planned. I don't want to dump the yeast as that's a...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-03-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I am only going for something between 6-8 abv. I...

I am only going for something between 6-8 abv. I still need to plug the stuff into beersmith to see where I stand.
Forum: Cider Forum 03-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Do you think Safale US-05 always yeast is better...

Do you think Safale US-05 always yeast is better to use then the wine ec-1118 yeast?
Forum: Cider Forum 03-03-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Thanks for the insight. I will see if I have any...

Thanks for the insight. I will see if I have any dried ale yeast around. Do u think 10 weeks is realistic from beginning to having it ready to drink?
Forum: Cider Forum 03-01-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Blackberry Cider Help and Insight

2 gallon batch -
2 gallons cider from the store
3/4 pound light brown sugar
1 pound fresh blackberries primary
Camden and pectic enzyme in primary for 24 hours
Pitch rehydrated yeast (EC-1118)...
Forum: Company Reviews 02-22-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 194,171
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I stand corrected. I just checked my cc statement...

I stand corrected. I just checked my cc statement and BMW order receipt. I was billed the day after I placed the order but was not notified of the out of stock items until a week after I placed the...
Forum: Company Reviews 02-22-2013, 01:06 PM
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Views: 194,171
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I have been ordering from BMW for a few years...

I have been ordering from BMW for a few years now. They offer, in most cases, the best prices, plus their brew tool is awesome. It is no beersmith, but it is a great POP tool. Their customer service...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 01-17-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,623
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
I am interested in purchasing a 6-pack for 12 oz...

I am interested in purchasing a 6-pack for 12 oz and a 4-pack for 22oz bottles. heavyhandedbrewing@gmail.com
Forum: Mead 01-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 71,393
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Thanks for all the info. I was able to get the...

Thanks for all the info. I was able to get the campden from a LHBS. Do you not need to use the campden on the fruit that goes into the secondary because of the alcohol and CO2 which is present...
Forum: Mead 01-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 71,393
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Thank you for the follow up rowsdower44 &...

Thank you for the follow up rowsdower44 & opus345. I am going to see what I can do about finding it locally. Do you use the campden on the fruit before introducing it in the secondary fermentor as...
Forum: Mead 01-15-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 71,393
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
So I plan on making this in 6 days (Day off...

So I plan on making this in 6 days (Day off work!). I ordered up everything, but just received word the campden tabs were out of stock. Are the campden tabs irreplaceable in this recipe? As far as...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
It was horrible. I over spiced it, but I learned...

It was horrible. I over spiced it, but I learned several lessons as a result of this brew.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-28-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Splitting one Ringwood yeast packet into two starters

I have been reading up on yeast starters and cell counts, and I have found some great info, but not exactly what I am looking for.
My question is this : I have one pack of Wyeast Ringwood Ale...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,785
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Two years after starting this thread it continues...

Two years after starting this thread it continues to amaze me at the multitude of ways people find out and start this hobby. Homebrewing is my mistress and my wife is okay with it, which is awesome.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-18-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,019
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but after a...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but after a hour of reading, this seemed like as good a place as any to post this. Two questions - first, when you add the cocoa powder at flameout - after cooling...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
What pressure are you using at 70? I need to do...

What pressure are you using at 70? I need to do this next month and all the scales stop at 65. I figured 30 psi, but that's just a guess.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-21-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Thanks for the great advise. To clarify, I will...

Thanks for the great advise. To clarify, I will be bringing the keg down for a long weekend, cooling it overnight for a Saturday afternoon turkey fry. I will be using one of those little co2 pressure...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-21-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
carbing at room temp.

I have been kegging for about a year now. I want to bring a keg of ipa with me on a weekend get away for memorial weekend. I plan on carbing the keg at room temp then transporting it and cooling the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-20-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
Thanks for the replay. I usually try to ferment...

Thanks for the replay. I usually try to ferment at 65F, or at least keep it under 70F. I made that recipe at the end of last summer and a heat wave hit. My apt. only has one shower and SWMBO, who...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-19-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
honey wheat with sorachi ace hops

I would like some feed back on a reciepe idea. Last year I made a honey wheat with dry wheat yeast. This year I was thinking about using sorachi ace hops in stead of the fuggle and saaz from last...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-29-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By HeavyHandedBrewing
18 psi was for a hefewiezen. I have since moved...

18 psi was for a hefewiezen. I have since moved it down to 16 with 10 foot lines. Beer is kept at 40F. My problem was solved by moving the washer into the correct location.
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