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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By NUCC98
Orfy's got it right. Think of it like cooking. ...

Orfy's got it right. Think of it like cooking. No one starts out making the fancy Food Network dishes. You get a base knowledge of your basic brew genres. Once those are borderline perfected, add...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-01-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,259
Posted By NUCC98
I like the lines DC was thinking on....whenever I...

I like the lines DC was thinking on....whenever I have to go down the lager road, I try to get some SF Lager yeast. You can get away with fermenting at a bit warmer temps, and the yeast will...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-01-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By NUCC98
Depending on the style, 1.021 isn't that much off...

Depending on the style, 1.021 isn't that much off the chart, especially considering the amount of malt that went into it. I would look at the attenuation of your yeast, first. Also, what temp did...
Forum: General Techniques 01-26-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By NUCC98
Wyeast Question

OK, so my regular HBS was unexpectedly closed yesterday and today, and my brew day is tonight after work. This other place didn't carry White Labs, like my normal HBS, so it was either Wyeast or...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 01-17-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By NUCC98
Fill up a sink with warm water tonight, drop in...

Fill up a sink with warm water tonight, drop in one scoop of OxyClean...the labels will be floating on the surface by the next morning....I was sceptical of this until I tried it myself...it's...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-17-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By NUCC98
Hahahaha...you and your practicality!!! ;) :D ...

Hahahaha...you and your practicality!!! ;) :D

Actually, there's an idea a firend of mine's working on using a cheap digital scale in the fridge. Snipping the battery wires, so that you can...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,110
Posted By NUCC98
Mine does it with just about every brew...no...

Mine does it with just about every brew...no worries!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-17-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By NUCC98
SmartStrip

Has anyone ever used one of these? Do they work? If you don't use one, how do most of you tell how much is left in your kegs...or do you even care? :D
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-16-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,169
Posted By NUCC98
I tanked my attempt at a Sam Adams Winter Lager...

I tanked my attempt at a Sam Adams Winter Lager clone...under-carbonated, over-spiced, and watered-down....I sucked down ever last drop of it as a reminder of what NOT to do...it worked, too. My...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-16-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By NUCC98
Well...according to the Almighty Beer Recipator,...

Well...according to the Almighty Beer Recipator, that should come out to roughly 39 SRMs...dark brown, but still not too bad. The patent actually should make it darker, if anything.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-16-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By NUCC98
I'm tempted to try a Dead Guy Clone, as it is by...

I'm tempted to try a Dead Guy Clone, as it is by far one of my favorite brews. However, I don't want to be let down in my attempt. Thing is, the first thing I noticed, and what kept me hooked on...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-16-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By NUCC98
You might need to split your batch...I'm guessing...

You might need to split your batch...I'm guessing two 5-gal. batches. Split your hop bill in half, and just do 2 boils. It's extra time, but I think that's the...um...cleanest way to do it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-16-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By NUCC98
I think the longest I've ever let a beer sit in...

I think the longest I've ever let a beer sit in the primary was 5 days. Once your airlock stops chirpin'...like maybe down to 1 every 3 seconds or so...I rack to the secondary the next day. You...
Forum: Introductions 01-12-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By NUCC98
Well...I'm thinking my Stout will be ready end of...

Well...I'm thinking my Stout will be ready end of Feb. I'm brewing again at the end of Jan....hopefully keeping up with the monthly schedule I've set for myself.

Next will probably be my "120...
Forum: Introductions 01-12-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By NUCC98
Back... From RI

So…it’s been quite a while since I have posted here. There are a LOT of newer posters, actually, since I was on…..so….figure I’d re-introduce myself.

I’ve been a homebrewer since Nov. ’04. ...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-11-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By NUCC98
Doesn't that stuff contain preservatives that...

Doesn't that stuff contain preservatives that kill the yeast off?
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 10-05-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By NUCC98
well, so far 1 of 2 wishes have come true. One,...

well, so far 1 of 2 wishes have come true. One, I only wanted to see the Red Sox get to the post season...nothing more. Secondly, I wanna see the Yanks go down in FLAMES!!!! The highlight of last...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 10-04-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By NUCC98
A Must-Try Brew...

Ladies and Gentlemen…

Sierra Nevada’s 2005 Bigfoot “Barleywine Style” Ale. Wonderful color, aroma, and a slight alcohol taste & burn. A heaping 9.6%, and giving the way the Sox are playing right...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-04-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,949
Posted By NUCC98
I've read in a lot of places that if the...

I've read in a lot of places that if the unfermented cider has preservatives in it, the yeast will either take a long time to start, or just die out-right.....I'm trying to figure out a way to...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-04-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,596
Posted By NUCC98
Removing Preservatives?

Since it's apple season, most of the cider available now is mostly preservative free. However, if you were to come across some cider that has preservatives, has anyone ever heard of a way to remove...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-27-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,454
Posted By NUCC98
I found a recipe that called for 8 ounces of...

I found a recipe that called for 8 ounces of smoked........of course, it was for a wee heavy, so I'm thinkin' the strength of the brew would have a lot to do with how much you use. Whatever the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 09-22-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By NUCC98
I did this as well for one of my first brews. I...

I did this as well for one of my first brews. I added the extract at bottling. The longer I waited to drink the brew, the better the taste. Like, maybe after the third week, I had a spot-on...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-21-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By NUCC98
Last brew I made that had that much activity was...

Last brew I made that had that much activity was my Imperial Stout...13% alcohol......to quote Chong, "Ho, ho, ho; man, I hope you're not planning on doing anything for the next couple of months."
Forum: General Techniques 09-20-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By NUCC98
The light also plays games w/ your hops. The...

The light also plays games w/ your hops. The light makes a photoreaction that, essentially, skunks your brew. Miller high life doesn't suffer from this, because they don't use hops. They use a...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-20-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By NUCC98
I used Champagne Yeast in my hard lemonade over...

I used Champagne Yeast in my hard lemonade over the summer. Fermented so quick, I never even noticed it....didn't hurt the bottling, either....just have to make sure you don't over do it on the...
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