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Forum: Cider Forum 10-23-2013, 07:04 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: General Techniques 10-09-2013, 08:40 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Here's one: What are you fermenting in? ...

Here's one:

What are you fermenting in?
Glass is the only fermenters I have that don't end up giving me your problem.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2013, 07:02 AM
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Views: 896
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Oh, brewing.... Now, do I over think this stuff,...

Oh, brewing.... Now, do I over think this stuff, or is this when I should Underthink it? Hmmmm....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-31-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Just a thought, but how's your crush? Do you...

Just a thought, but how's your crush? Do you grind your own with a personal mill, or lhbs does the crushing? That makes a big difference in AG brewing.
Also, maybe try mashing longer.

Try...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-17-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Cool! Thanx guys. And a really good tip...

Cool! Thanx guys.

And a really good tip from Chris Colby, good to know. Thanx buddy!

As for drinking cold & quickly, never a problem with that :)
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-17-2013, 06:02 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Thanx! The ipa is actually quite tasty & very...

Thanx! The ipa is actually quite tasty & very clean tasting. No sourness at all now. It was there the first few days but dissipated. I kegged it after 2 wks with a slight panic of infection. I'm...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-16-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
^^^^Thanks for that, eastoak. Does Lacto form...

^^^^Thanks for that, eastoak.
Does Lacto form a pellicle rather quickly?
I've seen slight pellicles form even in a super hoppy high gravity brew within 2 wks. I'm thinking I may have a really...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-15-2013, 01:34 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
I should also mention the original yeast was...

I should also mention the original yeast was S-04, fermented under 68*F/ 3 wks
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Suppressing Lacto & re-fermenting

So I've got a CDA that's done fermenting.
OG was 1.068, FG is 1.010. 6 gals. Heavily dry hopped. My intention was to lower the gravity below 1.010 by adding 2 # sugar. I want this brew to finish...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-10-2013, 06:52 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Wrap a wet towel around your carboy and leave a...

Wrap a wet towel around your carboy and leave a lil slack in the cold water to wick up the moisture. Plug in a fan and point it at the carboy. Behold, ghetto swamp cooler. And it works wonders....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-11-2013, 09:58 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
I'm thinking the same. I just dumped 5 gals of...

I'm thinking the same. I just dumped 5 gals of ipa fermented at 75*F (accident! I assure you) using FAT 3rd gen pitch of wlp029. They're German yeast.

Holy undrinkable hot alcohol waste of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2013, 11:46 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Just looks like yeast rafts to me. I've had...

Just looks like yeast rafts to me.
I've had infection spring up fairly soon during a young ferment, but looks like yeast to me. You may be able to tell by smell or taste, but 10 days is pretty...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-29-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Loving this thread. Good luck, *Spain.

Loving this thread.
Good luck, *Spain.
Forum: Oregon HomeBrew Forum 05-25-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Anyone got a chainsaw?

Yes, I know it's not completely homebrew related, buuuuut, I'm down to trade some homebrew for some chainsaw time with these stumps. They're drying out quick. I got a few caveman type ideas of a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2013, 05:17 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Makes sense. Bummer. I got 5 gals of ipa that's...

Makes sense. Bummer. I got 5 gals of ipa that's definately infected, foul off flavor has truly set in despite the heavy hopping.

123868

This was it a week ago. Above.
And just yesterday...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 10:51 PM
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Posted By crushingblackdoom
Anyone ever try to quell an infection by adding...

Anyone ever try to quell an infection by adding dissolved Campden Tabs to the already truly infected batch? If I remember correctly, campden Kills wild yeasties as well as monkeys with the pH...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-16-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By crushingblackdoom
One of my earliest beers was an ambitious attempt...

One of my earliest beers was an ambitious attempt at a Gruit. I tossed in a LOT (maybe 10) toasted, broken allspice berries, 1/2# fresh ginger, 2Tbls black pepper, 1Tbls Toasted Cardomom.
That's...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,748
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Hey MalFet, any tasting notes yet? Proud of...

Hey MalFet, any tasting notes yet?
Proud of your work! Looking forward to finished product evaluations...

Definately the most interesting thread I've read on HBT for a while. I can see this...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-03-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Thanx, daytrippr, I didn't think so. I know it's...

Thanx, daytrippr, I didn't think so. I know it's a pretty novice question, but, bless this mess, HBT knows. I can't think of my rad, cooool basement as a "controlled environment". Even though it is...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-03-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Johnson control probe in thermal well?

Hey gang.
I'm converting a sanke keg into a 10-12 gallon SS fermenter. My welder buddy is installing a 6" deepX 1/4" diameter side-mounted thermal well, in which I plan to screw in my thermometer...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-18-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,748
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Wow! Very interesting results. Thank you for your...

Wow! Very interesting results. Thank you for your updates, MalFet. You're doing the nerdy work for those of us who can't get the time. I vote for you as rad researcher homebrewer of the year!
Rad...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-16-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,748
Posted By crushingblackdoom
I love this forum. HBT rules. Thank you, MalFet,...

I love this forum. HBT rules. Thank you, MalFet, for your experimentation. You're doing a good thing for brewing science. Subscribed!
I kinda like how this MuPor MuPar? thing stirred up some dust....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-25-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By crushingblackdoom
I have the same trouble with that yeast....

I have the same trouble with that yeast. EVERYTHING drops right away. Virtually no opaque separation of viable cells and dead trub. I've repitched enough of what id harvested and turned out a pretty...
Forum: India Pale Ale 03-22-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,452
Posted By crushingblackdoom
Time an update. My 10 gallon batch half bottled...

Time an update. My 10 gallon batch half bottled and half kegged turned out fan-fn-tastic. Definately on the top 3 list of best ever brews. Obviously brewing it again soon.
Flavor was a lil heavy...
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