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Forum: Extract Brewing 04-16-2009, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Jaha35
Ok I just finished up. I boiled about 3 and 1/2...

Ok I just finished up. I boiled about 3 and 1/2 gallons and let cool. Just to be safe. Then did a stove top boil of 1.5 gal and added the LME and 2.2 lbs of LDME with no boil over and good...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-16-2009, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Jaha35
DME vs Corn Sugar

Just about to brew up a Muntons Yorkshire Bitter can this afternoon. The recipe calls for 2.2 lbs of Corn Sugar which I have but I also have a bag of Light DME which I would like to try. My last...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-09-2009, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Jaha35
Help with first batch critique

Ok so it's now been a month and a half since my first foray into home brewing and I have started drinking my first batch and would like a little critique to help me with some inconsistencies I am...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-30-2008, 12:25 AM
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Posted By Jaha35
Just cracked my first brew on Sunday! I got the...

Just cracked my first brew on Sunday! I got the Irish Red Ale kit from MoreBeer.com and man I was pleased. Very solid tasting beer. I had a Sam Adams Irish Red in the fridge so I blind tasted it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-19-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,514
Posted By Jaha35
I just bought a 5 gallon BB secondary for my...

I just bought a 5 gallon BB secondary for my X-mass present. I just use 2 primaries now so we'll see how I feel about it later. If anything it will be a way for me to open up a primary faster...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-19-2008, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Jaha35
All one has to do is read a bunch of other posts...

All one has to do is read a bunch of other posts on that site to see how far gone they are. Their "science" is awful and their arguments are weak at best. Religious extremists of any kind always...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-19-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Jaha35
My Irish Red started out at 1.051 and ended up...

My Irish Red started out at 1.051 and ended up 1.016. Thats pretty normal but some Reds are in the 1.040's.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-19-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jaha35
Getting some sanitizer like Star San in your beer...

Getting some sanitizer like Star San in your beer isn't bad at all. I shouldn't hurt a thing. In fact Star Sans becomes food for yeast so it helps.

The benefit of fermenting is that CO2 is...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 12-18-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Jaha35
1: Fullers London Pride (Hand squeezed off pint...

1: Fullers London Pride (Hand squeezed off pint from a cask in London of course!)
2: Corsendonk Dark Abbey Ale
3: Paulalener Marzen
4: Samuel Adam's Octoberfest
5: Newcastle Brown Ale
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-18-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Jaha35
After a quick read it seems that carbing would...

After a quick read it seems that carbing would lower your gravity reading but you could de-carb the beer ahead of time and warm it close to 60 degrees to get the best reading. The carbing will still...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 05:10 AM
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Views: 906
Posted By Jaha35
Good question. I don't know how carbonation...

Good question. I don't know how carbonation would effect a reading but I am sure it would throw it off.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Jaha35
Yeah 22, 22 oz bottles is under 4 gallons of beer...

Yeah 22, 22 oz bottles is under 4 gallons of beer so there was too much priming sugar.

You can add water to the fermenter before pitching yeast to hit 5 gallons.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jaha35
Yeah I guess we all have our hayday! I was a big...

Yeah I guess we all have our hayday! I was a big funnel/shotgun guy in college. Once drank an entire gallon of beer in 10 minutes (I will spare you the details of how I did it!). I am just trying...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 04:29 AM
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Posted By Jaha35
Nutritional Information * ABV: 8.2 ...

Nutritional Information

* ABV: 8.2
* IBU: 19.3
* SRM: 5.1
* Calories: 222.0

Thats from Destination beer so you are right around there. I never knew that beer was that strong...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jaha35
Wait, is this just you drinking 7-8 per day or...

Wait, is this just you drinking 7-8 per day or are you and family/friends/roommates consuming that amount per day?

I know, like Aussies (sorry for the comparisson), Kiwi's drink more beer per...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Jaha35
+1 and while PET bottles may be poor fashion for...

+1 and while PET bottles may be poor fashion for beer snobs like myself they are quick and easy to clean/sanitize/re-use. Like I said I think I am going to pick a couple of Mr. beer kits up, one for...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Jaha35
Thanks to Revvy and others all my...

Thanks to Revvy and others all my cleansing/sanitizing fears have been eased. As a new brewer I was petrified of dirty gear and the lady at one LHBS sold me on C-Brite (which I hate). I was...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By Jaha35
Some argue that Krausen can cause beer headaches...

Some argue that Krausen can cause beer headaches or hangovers but that seems a bit much. I mean even a small quantity of beer can cause a small hangover so whats the difference?

Alcohol...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jaha35
I have been known to crush a couple cases in the...

I have been known to crush a couple cases in the odd week but rarely does 2 or 3 12-packs not last me at least 7-14 days. I tip my hat to that drinking. I dunno if I could put down 8 a night...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Jaha35
The best thing about Oxy is how versatile it is. ...

The best thing about Oxy is how versatile it is. Beyond your bottles it can also clean your brewing equipment and gets out a lot of sediment and other crud and it's easier to work with than say...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Jaha35
I have a 5 lb bucket of unscented powder. It's...

I have a 5 lb bucket of unscented powder. It's the original kind that the annoying guy was always screaming about on the infomercials. Billy Mays all in my brain!!!:rockin:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,996
Posted By Jaha35
In most circumstances the conventional wisdom is...

In most circumstances the conventional wisdom is 2 cups = 1 pound but obviously this is not always the case. Volumes to weights is not an easy conversion. I generally adopt a 2 to 2.4 cup rule per...
Forum: General Techniques 12-17-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By Jaha35
Mmm I tried this last night and to finish it off...

Mmm I tried this last night and to finish it off I had some Vodka and Creamed Corn! :rockin:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,750
Posted By Jaha35
Metallic flavor doesn't sound like Star Sans...

Metallic flavor doesn't sound like Star Sans really. Possibly but it could be other factors. Exposure to metal does it but so can some infections take on a metallic or mediciney taste. I have had...
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