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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2007, 04:52 AM
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Views: 883
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Wormwood is not toxic unless in very high doses,...

Wormwood is not toxic unless in very high doses, i.e. pure wormwood oil (even then, it requires roughly 45mg/kg to be lethal, so if you can drink a pint of pure oil you might just die). It is an...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-15-2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I did 6.6# lme, 1oz hallertauer (3/4oz at 60,...

I did 6.6# lme, 1oz hallertauer (3/4oz at 60, 1/4oz at 15), and used WLP300 German Hefeweizen. Fermented a little too warm starting around 70F and ended up finishing around 78F. Banana was almost...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-21-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I checked it today, dropped a whole point to...

I checked it today, dropped a whole point to 1.019. I ran the numbers on it and it's better than 5% abv, slightly high gravity for the style. Racked it and then popped open a couple of stouts and...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-20-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I swirled the wort and got the yeast back up,...

I swirled the wort and got the yeast back up, waiting to see what happens. If it finishes, great, if not, I'm considering adding Danstar Nottingham next to see if that finishes it off.
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-20-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I think it's stopped because all activity has...

I think it's stopped because all activity has stopped, krausen has fallen completely, and the yeast are dropping down to the bottom of the primary, gravity of 1.020 has held for 2 days now.
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-19-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I probably need to stop worrying

Okay, ran this recipe:
Extra Special Bitter
4# Alexander's Pale LME
3# Munton's Light DME
1# Crystal 60L - Steeped 30 min @150F
1.5oz EKG bitter 60 min
1oz Fuggles bitter 60 min
.5oz Fuggles...
Forum: General Techniques 04-18-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,847
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I use about 1/2 gallon - full gallon of hot tap...

I use about 1/2 gallon - full gallon of hot tap water to sparge. Do it until the water runs fairly clear.
Forum: General Techniques 04-17-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Chiller Question

Okay, I'm trying to figure out how not to overchill my beer, or find out if this is even a problem. I put together an immersion chiller with 25' 3/8" copper tubing, some polyester tubing to hook up...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,743
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
In Michigan also, there is an attempt being lead...

In Michigan also, there is an attempt being lead by Larry Bell (of Bell's Brewery) along with the Michigan Brewers Assoc. to increase the deposit on kegs to $30. The reasoning is because people...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,345
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I'd be a sad, lost soul if it weren't for good...

I'd be a sad, lost soul if it weren't for good beer.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-11-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I got the tubing at an Ace Hardware down the...

I got the tubing at an Ace Hardware down the street. It was labeled $17.49 for 25' 3/8" tubing. I didn't ask the guys working their silly questions of why the tubing was so cheap, I just paid. I'm...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-11-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,333
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
How much do you brew?

I've been reading on here off and on for a couple months now, and I read about people buying full sacks of grain. So I'm curious, how much are you all brewing in a year?
Personally, as an extract...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-11-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
For some reason My browser sent several requests...

For some reason My browser sent several requests at once, my apologies, If someone can clear out this and the rest of these, please do.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-11-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
There are threads all over this forum to make an...

There are threads all over this forum to make an immersion chiller. Here's what I did a couple of days ago:

Parts:
25' 3/8" copper tubing
2 4' lengths 1/2" polyester tubing
sink -> garden hose...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,442
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
I have a friend who pronounces it 'heifer wizen'...

I have a friend who pronounces it 'heifer wizen' like it's a smart cow.

As to the original post, I used WLP300 on a hefe i bottled 3 days ago, and couldn't help myself but be impatient. So what...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-04-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
1. Hardness should have little effect on an...

1. Hardness should have little effect on an extract brew even with specialty grains. It's usually a worry for the partial mash/all grain people.
2. As long as you are following general...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-04-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,165
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
My beer tastes better than yours. I don't care...

My beer tastes better than yours. I don't care if I've only brewed 3 batches. Mine is better. You could have the nectar of the gods, and in my happy little head, I love my own beer. That's why I...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 04-04-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Shiner has been spreading like wildfire. It's...

Shiner has been spreading like wildfire. It's been in Ohio since 2005. I'm convinced it's part of Texas's plan of taking over the country and imposing their will on all of us.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,622
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Okay, I did my research and came up with four...

Okay, I did my research and came up with four sites that had people attempting a clone, all with mixed results.

http://www.realbeer.com/discussions/showthread.php?threadid=10416...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-27-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,321
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Just an update. I brewed the recipe with the...

Just an update. I brewed the recipe with the hops additions of 3/4oz 60min and 1/4oz 5min. It's been in primary for a week and has finished. OG 1.052, FG 1.010. Used White Labs WLP300. ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-25-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,622
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Looking for a recipe for 1554 clone

I've been pondering what to brew next, and wondered if anyone had a recipe for a clone of New Belgium's 1554. Preferably one that would be extract/specialty grains. My LHBS carries most White Labs...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-23-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
rusted bottle caps

This seems like a really dumb question, but here goes...

I went to bottle my second batch about a week ago and found that roughly half the caps i had leftover from my first batch decided to rust. ...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-19-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,321
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
ahh, i messed up my ingredients list, that was...

ahh, i messed up my ingredients list, that was supposed to be 6.6# John Bull LME not DME. If i remember correctly that adjusts to 5.28 DME (.8*LME = DME.) Would I be better off w/some DME to adjust...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-19-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,321
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Hefeweizen Recipe

I'm planning on making a hefeweizen, possibly as soon as tomorrow. I was wondering if someone could look over my plans and see what I may need to adjust (the LHBS is down the street so I can run...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-05-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By mmmforbiddendonut
Well, after the post I added another packet of...

Well, after the post I added another packet of the same yeast (rehydrated this time) and now it's two days later and nothing happened. I did not aerate the fermented beer. I'm probably going to...
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