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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-06-2009, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Quikfeet509
So the influx of 225g of sugar, which seems like...

So the influx of 225g of sugar, which seems like a bit, won't affect the final gravity (and alcohol) significantly?



Sometimes it seems like brewing is very counterintuitive, which is probably...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-06-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Quikfeet509
Just realized that when I took a gravity reading...

Just realized that when I took a gravity reading it was after I put in the agave syrup in the secondary (instead of prior AND after), so I have no idea how much it will raise the alcohol level.

...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-03-2009, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Quikfeet509
For reference (so that I can compare it to the...

For reference (so that I can compare it to the 225 g of sugar I added with the agave syrup), how much fermentable sugar is in a standard 3.3 lbs liquid malt extract?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-03-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,171
Posted By Quikfeet509
So I added a bottle of Agave syrup to boiling...

So I added a bottle of Agave syrup to boiling water, stirred it for about 5 minutes, then put it into the secondary with my hefeweizen. Then I looked at the empty bottle and realized I just put 225g...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-02-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,171
Posted By Quikfeet509
Since it is thick like honey, I think I will need...

Since it is thick like honey, I think I will need to stir it into boiling water.


Any problems with the heat damaging it?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-02-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,171
Posted By Quikfeet509
Would there be any issues of adding agave nectar...

Would there be any issues of adding agave nectar to the secondary (assuming it was "clean")?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,955
Posted By Quikfeet509
I also stumbled across this in my attempt to not...

I also stumbled across this in my attempt to not by a wort chiller. Last night I was able to get my 3 gallons of wort from 212*F (approximate) to 120*F with an ice bath and stirring in 10 minutes,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-17-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,590
Posted By Quikfeet509
In order to speed up cooling of my wort after...

In order to speed up cooling of my wort after boiling, I have been stirring it with a sanitized thermometer. My thought process was that since I was relying primarily on conduction to cool the wort...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-04-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,893
Posted By Quikfeet509
Can anyone convert this to an extract recipe with...

Can anyone convert this to an extract recipe with specialty malt steeping?


I lived in Seattle for 5 years and this was the only pale ale I've ever liked so I would love to make it at home.
Forum: General Techniques 11-16-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By Quikfeet509
Did you try any other methods before you started...

Did you try any other methods before you started adding the coffee at bottling, and if so, what were your critiques?


Thanks.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,314
Posted By Quikfeet509
This is the nature of the bar and brewpub...

This is the nature of the bar and brewpub industry. You will get a license and a cheap lease in an economically depressed area, your business might help bring up the area, then the city / county /...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-05-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By Quikfeet509
Most "anti-bacterial" soaps really don't have...

Most "anti-bacterial" soaps really don't have much killing power at all. Instead the soaps make it difficult for the bacteria to adhere to surfaces.

I did a makeshift experiment in micro lab a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-26-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Quikfeet509
Save Three Sheets!

Three Sheets, which is obviously the best drinking show ever on TV, no longer has a channel to show its episodes on since MOJO is shutting down. There is a group on facebook called Save Three Sheets...
Forum: Wisconsin HomeBrew Forum 10-24-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Quikfeet509
When I talked to the manager at the local Granite...

When I talked to the manager at the local Granite City about this, she was very proud of the process.

I thought it sounded kinda lame.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Quikfeet509
So the large bubbles last about 10 seconds and...

So the large bubbles last about 10 seconds and when I rinse the bottle out with water, many small bubbles are produced. This occurs after 2-3 rinses then the bottle "looks" cleaned out. It looks alot...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Quikfeet509
Large bubbles in the bottle after I pour a homebrew

I've noticed the past several days when I pour bottles from my first two homebrew batches that there are large bubbles in the bottle after all the liquid has been poured out. It looks similar to the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-20-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,184
Posted By Quikfeet509
Just moved all of my bottles into a spare closet...

Just moved all of my bottles into a spare closet in rubbermade containers because the variable temperature in my sub-basement.


Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-20-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,886
Posted By Quikfeet509
Hate to sound like a yuppie [I'm not, I am quite...

Hate to sound like a yuppie [I'm not, I am quite poor], but my favorite place to drink in all of Seattle was The Taphouse in Bellevue.

Tap House Grill - Beer...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-20-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Quikfeet509
Tried my second batch, called Silly Susan's...

Tried my second batch, called Silly Susan's Coffee Stout, after only a week in the bottle and it IS THE BEST COFFEE STOUT I HAVE EVER TRIED.


In several weeks I am going to have my friends try it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-18-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By Quikfeet509
Yeah, I played with the intricacies of...

Yeah, I played with the intricacies of thermodynamics last night for an epic fail.


Next time, clean water in the freezer.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-18-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By Quikfeet509
Adding water before or after cooling the wort

For my third batch I'm doing a Scotch Ale. Like the recipe before it, I am supposed to use 2 gallons of water for the boil [with grain steeping, malt and hops addition], then cool the wort to 70*F....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-15-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Quikfeet509
Thanks guys, this is the most topical information...

Thanks guys, this is the most topical information I've seen so far on this site.
:tank:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-15-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Quikfeet509
Comparing and contrasting wort volumes

The first batch I brewed instructed me to boil 5 gallons of water, add all the necessary ingredients, then cool it down to 70 degrees F. My second batch instructed me to boil 2 gallons of water, add...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,379
Posted By Quikfeet509
So does the price include shipping or is it extra?

So does the price include shipping or is it extra?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-10-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,184
Posted By Quikfeet509
Bottle Bomb - time frame

If you bottle too early and create the possibility of bottle bombs, do they normally happen sooner or later? I want to move some of my bottles out of the basement and the brew was bottled 3 weeks...
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