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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-08-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Reidman
Also, Pinching this section momentarily with your...

Also, Pinching this section momentarily with your fingers will force all air bubbles out and then beer flows freely, unoxygenated.
Forum: General Techniques 09-04-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By Reidman
I would have left him, pitched and used this as...

I would have left him, pitched and used this as an opportunity to name your beer...Dead "fly" Ale...but seriously, I wouldn't worry about one little insect destroying a whole batch.

I'd be more...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-04-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By Reidman
Mine too! Just finished a ferment with 2 packs of...

Mine too! Just finished a ferment with 2 packs of Notty and it blew off for two days...sounded like a hot tub in the blowoff bucket :)
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-03-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By Reidman
One week is wayyy too early for a beer that big....

One week is wayyy too early for a beer that big. I'd give it at least a month. Plus, only multiple gravity readings spaced a few days apart will tell you if you're stalled or not. It sounds like...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By Reidman
Oxyclean in hottest tap water you can get. Comes...

Oxyclean in hottest tap water you can get. Comes clean in 30 min to an hour...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-02-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
Posted By Reidman
Well if you can stick it in a fridge and cold...

Well if you can stick it in a fridge and cold crash it (works well if you're kegging), that sediment turns to clay and you can pretty much move the auto siphon all around without fear of disturbing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-01-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Reidman
Always a good idea to have many extras of things...

Always a good idea to have many extras of things like stoppers and airlocks. Like others have said you should get another one on there with airlock ASAP. With tinfoil, once fermentation subsides, you...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 151,381
Posted By Reidman
Having drank this many times now, I just can't...

Having drank this many times now, I just can't see how the IBU's in this beer are any less than 100..It's why I like this brew as much as I do because I'm a hophead...:rockin:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-29-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 118,935
Posted By Reidman
I think once you've loaded the recipes into...

I think once you've loaded the recipes into beersmith, you can export them as a .bsm file to somewhere on your computer. Then upload them here for people to use.

Agree though this could be time...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-29-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 118,935
Posted By Reidman
This would be awesome!

This would be awesome!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-29-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,322
Posted By Reidman
+1 The beer I like can go for 7$-9$ a bomber...

+1

The beer I like can go for 7$-9$ a bomber in stores. On average a batch will cost me around 20-30 depending on hop quantities, yeast type etc... I buy grain in bulk so that helps.

So in a 5...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-27-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 390,419
Posted By Reidman
When you've had more than one person ask you if...

When you've had more than one person ask you if you're running a meth lab out of your garage...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-26-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By Reidman
Seems like I'm the only one here who still uses...

Seems like I'm the only one here who still uses iodophor...is star-san much better than that? I haven't had any sanitization issues to date using the iodine but am always willing to change if it...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-25-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 151,381
Posted By Reidman
Local grocery store always has bombers of this. I...

Local grocery store always has bombers of this. I actually ha a bottle last week but was too lazy to take a reading. Maybe this weekend I'll pick some up and report back....

I agree though this...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-22-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By Reidman
Those clumps are perfectly normal. I've seen that...

Those clumps are perfectly normal. I've seen that on a few beers of mine. Sometimes they fall out of suspension, other times they just stay floating until you rack.

The obvious signs of an...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-20-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Reidman
Wow! Did they wheel you out or where you able to...

Wow! Did they wheel you out or where you able to walk on your own after all that?! :cross:
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-19-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Reidman
I think the stuff at the Oregon brewfest was...

I think the stuff at the Oregon brewfest was black and red and it didn't get very good reviews.

I agree with the poster who mentioned trying brews specific to the pub. Those are the specialty...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-19-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By Reidman
Damn, that sucks man. Sorry to hear that :(

Damn, that sucks man. Sorry to hear that :(
Forum: India Pale Ale 08-18-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 88,093
Posted By Reidman
I recently did this with a DIPA w/ 7oz of dry...

I recently did this with a DIPA w/ 7oz of dry hops. Crash cool for 3 or 4 days, gets the yeast/trub cake nice and compact. Transfer to keg and throw your dry hops in there in a hop bag. They'll fit...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-17-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 151,381
Posted By Reidman
I've brewed this a couple times with excellent...

I've brewed this a couple times with excellent results, color-wise and taste. Took the recipe right out of BYO mag from 4 years ago. I'm sure Stone's recipe has been modified since but I can hardly...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Reidman
You do not need the DME as your wort is still...

You do not need the DME as your wort is still highly fermentable. Get the starter going, pitch and see what happens.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Reidman
Yeah sounds like your hydrometer is highly...

Yeah sounds like your hydrometer is highly suspect. What was your OG? Your FG sounds more like a STARTING gravity for a typical IPA...

test your hydrometer in 60 water to be sure.
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-14-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By Reidman
In this order: Southern Teir Dogfish Head ...

In this order:

Southern Teir
Dogfish Head
Avery
Stone
Rogue
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Reidman
Maybe dry hop with an ounce or two. After that...

Maybe dry hop with an ounce or two. After that much time in the fermenter I'm sure you've lost some hoppy-ness but it SHOULD still be good.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,199
Posted By Reidman
Just racked this to the keg and threw in my 7oz...

Just racked this to the keg and threw in my 7oz of dry hops! Hot damn, this tasted delicious even for as green as it is. FG came in at 1011 so I was right on the money there. Really wish I would have...
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