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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Thanks for the tip on the flameout addition, this...

Thanks for the tip on the flameout addition, this is actually my first time doing one. Do I stop chilling to let them steep for a half hour, or keep going and just make sure there's at least a half...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
suggestions for another hop addition

Planning on brewing a hopped up red ale tomorrow as follows:
9 lbs 2-Row
10oz CaraHell
10oz CaraMunich
4oz Pale Chocolate Malt

2oz Centennial @ 60min
2oz Amarillo @ flame out
2oz Centennial...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-20-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,561
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Nice work so far. Out of curiosity what made you...

Nice work so far. Out of curiosity what made you go with the EBC III controller? I'm also curious about the size of that room. The wife and I are looking at houses now and room for a similar build...
Forum: Specialty Beer 11-23-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,592
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Sounds pretty good. Bought my supplies yesterday...

Sounds pretty good. Bought my supplies yesterday and plan on giving this a shot this weekend. Maybe I can crack a taster bottle by Christmas.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-05-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Hopspider hardware

So I built a hopspider yesterday and have been second guessing things ever since. My major reservation is that I used galvanized bolts, nuts and washers so now I'm concerned something will leach off...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-05-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I think you're mistaken, his name is Heisenberg,...

I think you're mistaken, his name is Heisenberg, and he makes the best meth, not malt.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I've considered infection and fermentation temps...

I've considered infection and fermentation temps but I really think I have both those in check. Admittedly its always a struggle to keep my fermentation temps in check but I can keep it below 70. My...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-05-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I actually do have my water profile, and since I...

I actually do have my water profile, and since I was cleaning up my office recently it is actually readily available.

Here's what Ward Labs had to say.
Na: 3
K: < 1
Ca: 19
Mg: < 1
total...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-05-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Conquering an off flavor

Need a little help here. I've had a pretty consistent off flavor in most of my beers. Sometimes it's faint, some it's not, sometimes it's not there at all. I'm thinking it's a band-aid like flavor...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-02-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,039
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Anyone know if the amount of time it takes to get...

Anyone know if the amount of time it takes to get to a boil affects this at all? I brew on my stove-top so there would probably be about an hour from the time I did a FWH until it actually got up to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-31-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Yowza, that actually does make me feel better. I...

Yowza, that actually does make me feel better. I thought I might have the start of a pellicle but since it doesn't have that web/skin/slimey/bubbly look I'm thinking it's just some harmless floaties.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-31-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
If it's your first AG you'll have lots of other...

If it's your first AG you'll have lots of other things to worry about without tinkering with the water. I also have super soft water and the batches I have done have all come out fine without...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-31-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Still smells super cidery but since nothing seems...

Still smells super cidery but since nothing seems to be growing I'm thinking I might be ok.
Forum: Specialty Beer 10-29-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 76,654
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I actually just stumbled across a 12er of this I...

I actually just stumbled across a 12er of this I forgot I had that I think is almost a year old. Should be interesting to see how it is after a year. To anyone thinking about brewing this do it! ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-28-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
The first bottling bucket I had leaked around the...

The first bottling bucket I had leaked around the spigot, so I got a bit neurotic about not messing with this one. I always run star san through the spigot before I use it and water when I'm done...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-28-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Definitely not using the carboy brush. I'm...

Definitely not using the carboy brush. I'm planning on buying some rags special for this purpose and keeping them specifically for use on my brewing equipment.

This will actually be the first...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-27-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Post infection aftermath

So I just got hit with my first infection and I'm trying to think ahead to what I should do to prevent one in my next batch. I've racked my brain and can't for the life of me figure out where the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-22-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
This time I think it's infected for real

...or then again maybe not.

Got all this stuff on the top but it hasn't really changed at all over the past week, and now I think I may have overreacted. Since I already started a thread I...
Forum: Brew Science 09-09-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Tweaking my water

I'm planning on brewing in the morning and wanted to make sure my plan for making a couple minor adjustments was a decent one. My main concern is chlorine (which I confirmed with my local utilities...
Forum: For Sale 08-07-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
WTB: Friday night GABF tix

Still shocked that this sold out so fast this year. Tix have obviously been hard to come by but I figured I'd throw up a post here and hope for the best. Looking for three but will take anything.
Forum: Brew Science 07-22-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Ward labs report for Boulder, CO, opinions?

Water chemistry is a bit above my head so I'm hoping for some feedback on what I need to/should do. Also wanted to throw this out there for anyone else in the Boulder area that might be curious...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Use a sanitized thermometer. I usually have a...

Use a sanitized thermometer. I usually have a spray bottle full of star-san and I usually save some in a bowl or something from when sanitized things at the start of the day in case I have to...
Forum: Brew Science 07-16-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I thought campden only took out chloramine, if it...

I thought campden only took out chloramine, if it does both I'll just start using that and never worry about this again. Everything I've read from the local water department says chlorine so I think...
Forum: Brew Science 07-15-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
Quick chlorine question

I've read everywhere that chlorine will boil off; however, the part I'm not sure about is if I need to boil all my mash water beforehand or if all the chlorine will boil off in the kettle afterwords....
Forum: India Pale Ale 05-07-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,796
Posted By kansas_cty_shfl
I'm pretty stoked right now, just racked this...

I'm pretty stoked right now, just racked this into secondary and it's smelling and tasting pretty good. Also excited that I hit the OG and FG on the nose. Unfortunately I forgot the whirlfloc, so I...
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