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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-07-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,479
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Yeah please do. I am disorganized, and even...

Yeah please do. I am disorganized, and even though I emailed myself the recipe, it would be nice to have it hosted online should I need to look it up. :cross:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-28-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,479
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Drinking some right now. I must concur with the...

Drinking some right now. I must concur with the judges. Damn fine beer. The only thing that bugs me is the color, but call it an India Brown, and that problem is solved.

Fantastic friggin beer,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,054
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I wouldn't worry about it at all. As others have...

I wouldn't worry about it at all. As others have pointed out the danger with the turkey is the oil. In brewing you don't have that concern.

I don't imagine using a turkey fryer outdoors for...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 10-20-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 163,027
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I will give it a shot, somehow my LHBS is always...

I will give it a shot, somehow my LHBS is always missing something so I totally understand making the substitutions.
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 10-20-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 163,027
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Think this will be my next brew. I love a good...

Think this will be my next brew. I love a good triple.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-20-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,479
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I just bought the ingredients for this yesterday....

I just bought the ingredients for this yesterday. Can't wait to try it out, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-14-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I think I will start with the bucket and t-shirt...

I think I will start with the bucket and t-shirt method and see how that goes. If everything works out OK I will start looking into throwing some money at a better setup.

The other two things I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
So it looks like controlling the temperature...

So it looks like controlling the temperature might be the way to go for now. Time to start researching.....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Now I am starting to wonder how much of a pain it...

Now I am starting to wonder how much of a pain it would be to get a freezer to my basement. lol
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
BTW ChshreCat is your "Do you have a flag?" below...

BTW ChshreCat is your "Do you have a flag?" below you name there a reference to Eddie Izzard? I recall him talking about colonization of India using that line. Hilarious.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Thanks for the suggestions. When talking about...

Thanks for the suggestions. When talking about fermentation temp, right now I just sit the fermentors in the basement, which in summer is at 70 and in winter is 65.... am I missing something here? I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-13-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Next step to increasing quality of beer.

Hello All,
I started homebrewing about three months ago. I have since done three brews and am about to do a fourth. I am looking for opinions on what would be the next step to take in increasing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-08-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By Trooper-Orange
How funny, I brewed this one on the 3rd. ;) Used...

How funny, I brewed this one on the 3rd. ;) Used a 30 oz can of libby's.

Come to think of it, I need to go check on it. Can't wait to taste it!:mug:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-16-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,053
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I actually started brewing because my wife urged...

I actually started brewing because my wife urged me to.

My normal hobby would be gaming. Well she always has these creative hobbies like making jewelry and glass beads etc...

So for my...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-15-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 918
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I upgraded to snow leopard, some apps feel a bit...

I upgraded to snow leopard, some apps feel a bit more snappy, expose definitely feels more refined. Also you can now specify what happens when you plug in different devices with cameras, which is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Trooper-Orange
No not really, I just wasn't familiar with the...

No not really, I just wasn't familiar with the hydrometer, my problem was it stuck to the side of the wine thief I was using.

I learned that spinning the hydrometer while dropping it in seems to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Trooper-Orange
You should really name this batch something like...

You should really name this batch something like "Top Poppin Dady" ... or "Dramatic Dunkle" ... or "We have explosive" ... I could sit here all day making corny names.

:ban:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Like others have said, the exterior of the...

Like others have said, the exterior of the bottles don't matter. However do inspect the lips where the caps will make the seal.

If there are chips on the lip they won't seal right and you will...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Trooper-Orange
One thing I should add. Do a practice run or two...

One thing I should add. Do a practice run or two with your hydrometer. Make sure you can use it OK.

I didn't and totally botched my gravity reading on my wort, so the ensuing weeks weren't as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Trooper-Orange
I just started myself, and purchased all my stuff...

I just started myself, and purchased all my stuff from Midwest as well.

That kit you selected is just fine, has all the basics you need to get the job done.

As mentioned by others, be sure and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-04-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Haha, congratulations ... what is that ... about...

Haha, congratulations ... what is that ... about 10.8% ABV?

Sounds like a beer I would like.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-31-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By Trooper-Orange
There was maybe a few tablespoons in it of...

There was maybe a few tablespoons in it of whatever cleaner they use, that I dumped out prior to using the Star-San. So any caustic cleaner left was residual/drops of it.

Thanks for the advice on...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-31-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Wow thanks for the knowledge, I appreciate it. ...

Wow thanks for the knowledge, I appreciate it.

:off:
I peed in a toilet once that still had bleach in it ... luckily I survived OK, but wow ... my eyes and lungs hurt for a long time. Seemed...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-31-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By Trooper-Orange
Thanks guys. I figured the Star-San would...

Thanks guys. I figured the Star-San would probably save me. Here is hoping there are no off flavors.

Caustic just means acidic then doesn't it? I guess at that point you are talking about...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-31-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By Trooper-Orange
New keg, caustic cleaner, rinsing mistake?

Hi all,
In my eagerness to keg my first batch of beer that I have brewed, I think I made a mistake.

I have a reconditioned keg that I got from Midwest. They clean them with a "caustic...
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