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Forum: General Chit Chat 11-05-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By NikolausXX
Well if your winning percentage is better than my...

Well if your winning percentage is better than my paltry 30 percent, you can turn it in real quick, my buddy has been doing it for a while and his balance is 80 bucks. You wont get rich off free...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-05-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By NikolausXX
Anyone bet on sports at the free sites that win you money?

I started betting on sports at centsports http://www.centsports.com/?opcode=564053 and fastcashbets http://www.fastcashbets.com/index.php?action=signup&referid=1200. These sites start you out at 10...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,070
Posted By NikolausXX
Yes, the safe ale is american ale yeast,...

Yes, the safe ale is american ale yeast, nottingham is english ale yeast and will have more english type esters. Safe ale 05 will be more clean fermentation, and I would suspect would ferment a...
Forum: Mead 02-07-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 565,310
Posted By NikolausXX
I went ahead and poured off a small tasting of of...

I went ahead and poured off a small tasting of of this mead tonight. I got 2 raisons in the glass also! I ate the raisons first, not knowing what to expect as I have not had mead before. The...
Forum: Cider Forum 02-07-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 98,067
Posted By NikolausXX
I made a 3068 apfelwein with slurry yeast. I let...

I made a 3068 apfelwein with slurry yeast. I let it go 8 weeks in primary and kegged it. Im drinking it now. It definatly has a different taste than the edwort style. I know im drinking it early,...
Forum: Mead 02-06-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 565,310
Posted By NikolausXX
I havnt racked mine yet, It was made on Dec 15th,...

I havnt racked mine yet, It was made on Dec 15th, and the oranges have already dropped, mead is crystal clear.
Forum: Porter 01-26-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,271
Posted By NikolausXX
I just brewed recipe per post number 6. At 4...

I just brewed recipe per post number 6. At 4 weeks, this is a great tasting beer. It actually came out of style for me, I hit 82 percent effiency by accident on it. I got a 1.058 OG on the recipe....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-11-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,617
Posted By NikolausXX
Can you make your own orange peel from fresh oranges?

I was wondering if I could make my own orange peel by zesting oranges. How do they come up with the bitter, and sweet varieties? I would assume they would be fresher if you zested your own.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-26-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,426
Posted By NikolausXX
I started with a 6.5 carboy and a 5 gallon carboy...

I started with a 6.5 carboy and a 5 gallon carboy for secondary both glass. I have a ale pail with spigot, and a 5 gallon and 2 3.5 gallon hy vee icing buckets. I like the glass carboys, the 6.5...
Forum: Mead 12-21-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 565,310
Posted By NikolausXX
I made the recipe exactly as posted as my first...

I made the recipe exactly as posted as my first mead. I let it go a little above the shoulder of a 4l jug. I topped up the water after a week to halfway up the neck, man did this thing take off. I...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-13-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 154,083
Posted By NikolausXX
I had to drill mine out too. I did a lot of...

I had to drill mine out too. I did a lot of testing with water, to see if this will work with gravity. And if my homade hop strainer manifold works, it will! I will let you know, tomarow night im...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 12-09-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 553,229
Posted By NikolausXX
Mine came out real good, I enjoy this beer. ...

Mine came out real good, I enjoy this beer. Going to have to savor it, lol, as all I got in pipeline is apfelwein!
Forum: DIY Projects 12-07-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 154,083
Posted By NikolausXX
http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo329/Nikolausx...

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I made this manifold. Click around other photos to see the bottom with the holes. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-03-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 154,083
Posted By NikolausXX
We rolled out 2 25 foot lengths and put in hose. ...

We rolled out 2 25 foot lengths and put in hose. Then catch the end in corney keg handle. Roll keg across floor and coil that way, 1 man operation! I will post pictures when I get my expensive...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-30-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By NikolausXX
I use irish moss right now in boil last 15, I...

I use irish moss right now in boil last 15, I primary for 2 weeks or more, then secondary for 5 days too a week, usually add a little gelatin. Im not complaining about my beer, just hesitant to put...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-30-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By NikolausXX
Not to confuse the thread, same brewing process,...

Not to confuse the thread, same brewing process, is there advantage to entering a bottle filled from a keg, as compared to bottle conditioned. Its still beer from a keg, there is still malt hops and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-29-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By NikolausXX
Looks like I hit a sore spot revvy. I wasnt...

Looks like I hit a sore spot revvy. I wasnt promoting filtering, and im glad to hear there are many bottle conditioned entries. I just know with my homebrew (and yes I know how to pour) sometimes I...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-29-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 98,067
Posted By NikolausXX
I got 3 questins. 1. I made my first monty...

I got 3 questins.

1. I made my first monty apfelwein in a ale pale. Local hbs guy told me it would be bad due to bucket after several weeks. Is this true?

2. Made second apfelwein a 3068...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-29-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By NikolausXX
Contests and bottle conditioning.

I am interested in placing my beers into local competition someday. I am thinking I want to wait until I keg. Do they dock for bottle conditioned beer with a sediment layer in bottom? I don't see...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 38,250
Posted By NikolausXX
lol these responses are great. I will still play...

lol these responses are great. I will still play some metal, but may take the Brew network advise, listened to what they were streaming today, reruns, at work. I really need to get a new bluetooth...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 38,250
Posted By NikolausXX
I listen to talk radio on KLIN lincoln, but on...

I listen to talk radio on KLIN lincoln, but on weekends its just rerun bill orielly, and shaun hannity, that I heard during the week.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-27-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By NikolausXX
Also interested, any links?

Also interested, any links?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2008, 03:31 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 55,722
Posted By NikolausXX
I have made 10, and my brew partner Dboss has...

I have made 10, and my brew partner Dboss has made 10. That makes 1210
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By NikolausXX
Anybody making anything on Thanksgiving?

Im going to make an apfelwein with 3068 yeast in a 5 gallon carboy! I have the stuff warming up right now! I dont have time to brew a beer, but I can throw together another apfelwein for sure!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 38,250
Posted By NikolausXX
Well my wife bitching occurs sometimes, but...

Well my wife bitching occurs sometimes, but usually not. Usually just wants to know when I get a free minute, during mash, or during boil between hop additions. I cant bring myself to listen to...
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