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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2011, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Nickme23
the coupler is sitting... oh gosh... i guess I...

the coupler is sitting... oh gosh... i guess I win dumba$$ of the week... I had the handle locked into the open position... problem fixed... at least we both got our abs worked out from laughing so...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,743
Posted By Nickme23
Sanke keg... tried to tap it, beer exploded onto wife and child....

So I filled a sanke keg with a delicious english mild a few weeks ago with some priming sugar to get it carbed up to about 2 volumes. Now I went to put the coupler on and I asked my dad who has dealt...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-04-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,792
Posted By Nickme23
when you and your wife are planning the house you...

when you and your wife are planning the house you want to someday build "She" suggests a 2000 sq ft cellar with several walk-in coolers and plenty of room to store "all your crap". even though she...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-03-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Nickme23
see that's why I want to get 3 more Sanke kegs,...

see that's why I want to get 3 more Sanke kegs, fill em up, keep em cold and it should last me into the summer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-03-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Nickme23
Try some gelatin finings, and after a few days...

Try some gelatin finings, and after a few days keg it or bottle it.

Just make sure you let the gelatin bloom in cool water before heating it up to make it clear. (Don't boil the gelatin)

I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-02-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nickme23
I normally get much higher extraction and...

I normally get much higher extraction and efficiency than I should, but I just got a Barleycrusher malt mill so that should be slowly getting dialed back to a lower number as I figure out the right...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-02-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nickme23
I've shared one of my english milds with some...

I've shared one of my english milds with some guys at one of my club's meetings and they tasted it as well. All of the last three brews I did have that same tart character. The english mild and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-02-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,835
Posted By Nickme23
What is causing the "Tart" flavor in my beer?

I've brewed Hefe, Wit, English Mild, Northern Brown, Cream Ale, American Brown, etc. I've used Continental Pils, Maris otter, and extract kits. Some of the guys in my club say Maris Otter and wheat...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-14-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,615
Posted By Nickme23
I completely agree. I routinely turn a beer...

I completely agree. I routinely turn a beer around in 2-4 weeks from kettle to glass. English Mild and Hefe, a week, 2 tops.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-02-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Nickme23
What recipe did you use? I've been looking at...

What recipe did you use? I've been looking at Biermuncher's newcastle thread and I came up with a different recipe, wanted to compare with yours.


This is what I came up with

7 lbs Maris Otter...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-02-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Nickme23
I apologize if I was a little short, I didn't...

I apologize if I was a little short, I didn't intend to "jump" on anybody. I just expected a lot of newcastle bashing with the usual "skunk in a bottle" comments. I personally think that when you get...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-01-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Nickme23
I know it's a belgian strain, in the White Labs...

I know it's a belgian strain, in the White Labs notes it says it brings out a plum character. That's what I taste in a good example of newcastle and that's what I like in a good newcastle. I don't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-31-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Nickme23
experimental english brown recipe.. what do ya think?

Trying to get something drinkable and smooth with a plum character like Newcastle. Balanced but more towards maltiness with a slight sweetness.

Dominated by these flavors: Biscuity, bready and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-20-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Nickme23
I started getting interested in brewing about 2...

I started getting interested in brewing about 2 years ago, brewed my first batch 3 or 4 months ago, started with an extract kit that was great, second batch was an AG attempt that I messed everything...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-12-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Nickme23
you rock bud! thanks so much!!

you rock bud! thanks so much!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-12-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Nickme23
so what do you think a german pils would be? Is...

so what do you think a german pils would be? Is there some resource I could see what a typical malt would render? I looked it up online but I don't even know what to call what I'm looking for...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-12-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Nickme23
What does "P" mean in relation to malted grains?

I downloaded the "brewpal" app for brewing on my iphone and they don't seem to have a single continental malt in the grain selection so I was trying to add a german 2-row to the list for my wit and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Nickme23
thanks so much everyone! Yeah I'm not really...

thanks so much everyone! Yeah I'm not really being impatient and trying to rush things, I want to drink good beer (That's why I'm making it not buying it) but I would like to focus on some of the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Nickme23
thanks guys, yeah I had thought of a mild...

thanks guys, yeah I had thought of a mild especially since it's one of my favorites... Hefe first, then a Mild the next week, then maybe an IPA in another carboy the next week... and see how things...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Nickme23
well crap those aren't quick! I might just have...

well crap those aren't quick! I might just have to break down and buy a commercial keg for the interim until I can get some decent homebrew stockpiled and ready to serve... hmmm
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Nickme23
How quick can I expect to have those beers in a...

How quick can I expect to have those beers in a glass if I'm leaving em on the yeast long enough to get clean?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Nickme23
Quickest brews to get the pipeline re-started?

I was planning on a Hefe but what else can I do that would be a quick turnaround beer style?

I just got a keggerator and I might be able to get everything set up within a month to be serving 4...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Nickme23
I'm doing a turnaround trip I've already...

I'm doing a turnaround trip I've already calculated the cost in gas Saturday and Sunday not two days of lost work. I've already thought it all through. Thanks for the concern though.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-13-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Nickme23
Free keggerator.... but can I lay it on it's side to transport it?

My grandma has a keggerator that will fit a Sanke or 4 Cornies, regulator, tap, faucet, and what I think might be a 20# C02 tank. She wants it out of her basement so it's free. But is it going to be...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-10-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,983
Posted By Nickme23
Yes it is impressive on only one aspect. The...

Yes it is impressive on only one aspect. The technical expertise it takes to make that beer so consistent. On the other hand, I'd rather drink inconsistent wonderfully full flavored real beer than...
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