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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-03-2013, 11:29 AM
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Posted By ThickHead
American ale's

There are several recipes listed right where you posted your request. Take your time to read through them.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-03-2013, 11:28 AM
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Posted By ThickHead
There are several recipes listed right where you...

There are several recipes listed right where you posted your request. Take your time to read through them.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-28-2013, 11:48 AM
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Views: 1,700
Posted By ThickHead
Kegs work even better. :mug:

Kegs work even better. :mug:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-28-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By ThickHead
Normal. RDWHAHB.

Normal. RDWHAHB.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-28-2013, 11:42 AM
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Views: 360
Posted By ThickHead
You don't "have" to re-pitch yeast to bottle...

You don't "have" to re-pitch yeast to bottle condition a lager. Some brewers do but it may not be necessary (unless you are also filtering your beer). Before I went to kegs I bottle conditioned all...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-28-2013, 11:25 AM
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Views: 1,056
Posted By ThickHead
Pick yourself up one of these...

Pick yourself up one of these http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/252/808

or one of these http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/39/135

or both (if possible) and you will know. It is always a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-26-2013, 02:15 PM
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Posted By ThickHead
At this point there really is no advice to give....

At this point there really is no advice to give. Most of your fermentation has already taken place. While it is true that saisons are typically fermented at warmer temperatures that does not mean...
Forum: India Pale Ale 08-21-2013, 03:33 PM
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Posted By ThickHead
This is not overly nuts. The single best ever...

This is not overly nuts. The single best ever rendition of this recipe that I have brewed, to date, went like this:

- 3 weeks in primary @60F
- 1 month in secondary @60F (went away for work)
- 5...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-19-2013, 04:35 PM
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Posted By ThickHead
My brew weekend was pushed to a Monday brew day....

My brew weekend was pushed to a Monday brew day. Got strike water heating up now for an all centenniel version of Ed's Hause Pale Ale. :mug:
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-01-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,085
Posted By ThickHead
I purchased it from Still Dragon about a year...

I purchased it from Still Dragon about a year ago. It looks like they are no longer selling the pre-built controller. If you call them they might be able to put you in touch with their guy in Texas...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-30-2013, 02:36 PM
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Posted By ThickHead
It's hard to give you any feedback without...

It's hard to give you any feedback without understanding what kind of brewing set-up you are looking to build. I can tell you that 20x15 for what I do (5 gallon BIAB) can be done in a space...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-30-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,085
Posted By ThickHead
Hrmmm...interesting. It's been a while since I...

Hrmmm...interesting. It's been a while since I have looked at the Still Dragon site. I actually purchased their 240v controller already built. I believe they had a guy in Texas do the build per...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-14-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By ThickHead
Good point. I never keep StarSan solution for...

Good point. I never keep StarSan solution for longer than each brew day so I don't run into the clouding issue.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-14-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By ThickHead
Just use StarSan, diluted per instructions, in...

Just use StarSan, diluted per instructions, in your tap water....full stop



Yes...you've only used it 5 or 6 times and the last 5 or 6 batches have been infected. Why on earth would it be a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-13-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By ThickHead
Again, I would advise you to buy a 5 gallon...

Again, I would advise you to buy a 5 gallon better bottle or glass carboy and do not use the tubing (it's not a requirement to transfer your wort to the carboy). Invest in a racking cane and new...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-13-2013, 01:42 AM
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Posted By ThickHead
My best guess is that you have an issue with your...

My best guess is that you have an issue with your "fermenter." This is the first thing that I would do differently if I were you. Get yourself a better bottle or a glass carboy for your next batch.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-13-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By ThickHead
Congratulations on the build, the brewing, AND...

Congratulations on the build, the brewing, AND being a Buckeye fan! :mug:
Forum: American Ale 07-13-2013, 01:26 AM
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Posted By ThickHead
Brew day went perfectly with my little bro...

Brew day went perfectly with my little bro assisting. Hit gravity numbers perfectly and only a few changes from the original recipe. Some newly installed Brew Hardware components fromm Bobby made...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,249
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Posted By ThickHead
Sounds great! I'm in.

Sounds great! I'm in.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ThickHead
Looks perfectly normal to me as well. Forget...

Looks perfectly normal to me as well. Forget about the "bubbling' as it means little more than CO2 release which is also perfectly normal. If you want to determine if fermentation is complete use...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By ThickHead
Yoopers advice is exactly how i would advice you...

Yoopers advice is exactly how i would advice you to go. I have never done the "shaking at warm temperature and high pressure" technique that others have done successfully. However, "juicing" for 36...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-02-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4,249
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Posted By ThickHead
It doesn't offend me personally as i am not...

It doesn't offend me personally as i am not German. However, I know it's considered an offensive term by every German I know so I am only sensitive in light of respect of my friendship to them. I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By ThickHead
Would it be better with more time and a cold...

Would it be better with more time and a cold crash? Probably. Will it be fine to serve anyway to your family and friends on the 4th? Probably as well. It seems like making the date in this case is...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-02-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By ThickHead
Yes, you can. however, putting a T in your gas...

Yes, you can. however, putting a T in your gas line to charge both kegs at the same time would be a better solution as the two previous posters have suggested.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By ThickHead
Mid-boil addition of your second runnings would...

Mid-boil addition of your second runnings would be the way I would go. however, I would bring the second runnings to boil prior to adding them to the main boil. Your biggest issue will be...
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