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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-01-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
crack it open! i'm in

crack it open! i'm in
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
temp plays a huge role in how much co2 a liquid...

temp plays a huge role in how much co2 a liquid will take at a given pressure setting.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-16-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
So what version did you brew? post it up. ...

So what version did you brew? post it up.

little update on my v2
I finally bottled it this last weekend. Color looks in there. hydrometer sample tastes awesome. really good nose much more late...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-10-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By fixitoscar
The inside of a freezer is designed to drain out...

The inside of a freezer is designed to drain out safely when you need to defrost it. excess condensation drains out of the bottom of mine. Mine has never got that bad for me. I get the most when I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By fixitoscar
the more you open it the more condensation you...

the more you open it the more condensation you will get. Once its not in use I leave the door open for a couple of days to dry it out.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By fixitoscar
you need to circulate the air in there. pick up a...

you need to circulate the air in there. pick up a cheap plug in fan and zip tie it to the top coil. Have it run on the same plug as the freezer. When the freezer kicks on the fan will blow. I aim my...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-06-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
another amazing giveaway. in!

another amazing giveaway. in!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
here is what the brewersfriend calculator says on...

here is what the brewersfriend calculator says on temp.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By fixitoscar
On entering the temp. I use a number in between...

On entering the temp. I use a number in between my ferment temp and my bottling temp if I cold crashed.
1.2 volumes sounds very low to me. shouldn't an English beer be around 1.5-2 ?
If I was...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By fixitoscar
or you could pick up a bazooka screen. works...

or you could pick up a bazooka screen. works great doesn't get beat up.
Try draining slower to avoid stuck sparges.
Forum: General Techniques 05-29-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By fixitoscar
usually is one of 2 things. first thing to look...

usually is one of 2 things.
first thing to look at is your post boil volume. If you have more wort, post boil than predicted you will have a lower og due to dilution. The other way around if you...
Forum: General Techniques 05-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,106
Posted By fixitoscar
yup Suck back only really happens when you cold...

yup Suck back only really happens when you cold crash your fermentor.
The trick is to only have enough liquid to barely cover the bottom of your blow off tube. If it sucks back there isn't enough...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-23-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 863
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Posted By fixitoscar
ok here is my 2nd version of this. I'm really...

ok here is my 2nd version of this. I'm really enjoying drinking my version 1. This one should be a lot closer.
upping color by 3 srm by adding more c150, upping bittering for more bite. upping...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-14-2014, 07:23 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
very cool i'm in

very cool i'm in
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 150,649
Posted By fixitoscar
here are the results from my brew. first a pic ...

here are the results from my brew. first a pic

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk293/djmota89/20140429_212552_zps24f7ed78.jpg
Sorry for the pic I wish I could do a better pic. I want to...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 04-21-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
in!

in!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By fixitoscar
if its white labs the born on date is 4 months...

if its white labs the born on date is 4 months before the exp. date. plug that into mrmalty.com for a decent idea of how big of a starter your going to need to get to proper pitching rate.
sounds...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By fixitoscar
in my experience I could not get extract beers...

in my experience I could not get extract beers below 1.020 using starters, proper temp ramping agressive yeast strains ect. Bigger beers often finished higher than that. If you want your extract...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-26-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By fixitoscar
My first guess is water. what was your mash ph?...

My first guess is water.
what was your mash ph? off mash ph will cause a dull off tasting beer. especially if it was supposed to be a hoppy beer.
Another thing could be chlorine/chloramines <bleh...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 150,649
Posted By fixitoscar
ok bottled this last weekend. here are first...

ok bottled this last weekend. here are first impressions after looking and tasting my hydrometer sample. no pics until its carbed up and I do a side by side.
first i did not boil enough off. ended...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-19-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,245
Posted By fixitoscar
free upright freezer from a relative added a fan...

free upright freezer from a relative added a fan and modified it to fit a carboy. stc100 controller and a
http://www.reptilebasics.com heater wrap.
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 150,649
Posted By fixitoscar
I didn't know there was a 4th attempt. I...

I didn't know there was a 4th attempt.
I finally brewed my version last weekend.
5 gal batch
87.8 2row
9.5% c150
2.7 c75
mashed at 149 for 75 min.
90 min boil
all chinook
fwh .75oz
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-13-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
amazing i'm in

amazing i'm in
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-06-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By fixitoscar
In it!

In it!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-05-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 150,649
Posted By fixitoscar
im going to try this as my next brew 87.8 2row...

im going to try this as my next brew
87.8 2row
9.5% c150
2.7 c75
90 min boil
using stonebrewers hop schedule
wlp 007 mashing at 148
since c75 is the darkest crystal used in stone pale ale....
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