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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By zyx345
If anyone has brewed the OP's recipe recently can...

If anyone has brewed the OP's recipe recently can you comment on how close it is to the original Yeti? Is the mouth-feel similar?
Forum: Stout 11-14-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 192,719
Posted By zyx345
The hop schedule on the first page appears to be...

The hop schedule on the first page appears to be calculated for 30.3 IBUs and the website lists Breakfast Stout at 60 IBUs. Has anyone tried this recipe with additional hops?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By zyx345
Moving & Transporting Keg

I'm going to be moving in a few days and I have a 1/2 keg of refrigerated IPA left.

In order to properly transport to my new place (1 hour away), should I release the preassure in the keg or...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-20-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By zyx345
Brand New Keg & First Time Use Question?

I have a brand new keg which I got from Keg Connection. This is my first time kegging. My Co2 tank is filled.

The video below indicates that its a good idea to take it apart to clean before first...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-15-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,267
Posted By zyx345
+1 for Reliable Carbonics in New Brunswick. Super...

+1 for Reliable Carbonics in New Brunswick. Super fast service, open on Saturdays, and really nice people. Got my 5# tank filled for $10.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-31-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By zyx345
Had a similar experience and mine has been...

Had a similar experience and mine has been holding up fine, knock on wood. I emailed BB and they told me its common in the maufacturing process and isn't a concern.

This is the post I put up: ...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 05-14-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,761
Posted By zyx345
Debated about the rubber top but ultimately...

Debated about the rubber top but ultimately decided on purchasing the 5 gallon metal strap keg due to the ease of access to the posts, and less material that could possibly deteriorate over time. I...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 04-24-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,878
Posted By zyx345
Can't seem to find the 5 gallon ones either?

Can't seem to find the 5 gallon ones either?
Forum: Hops Growing 04-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By zyx345
I use the orange Home Depot buckets with holes...

I use the orange Home Depot buckets with holes drilled through the bottom, for mine in Northern NJ. So far I've successfully grown Nugget, Cascade, and Centennial from rhizomes in buckets. For soil...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 03-01-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,878
Posted By zyx345
Can I get a code please as well? Thanks.

Can I get a code please as well? Thanks.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-21-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By zyx345
New or Reconditioned Ball Lock Kegs?

I'm new to kegging and am about to purchase a keg system with a party tap faucet and 5lb Co2 tank. I'm on the fence as to wether to purchase a new or a used/reconditioned keg.
...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-21-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By zyx345
My experience is the same as above.

My experience is the same as above.
Forum: BIAB Brewing 02-11-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By zyx345
Would sparging with distilled water help reduce...

Would sparging with distilled water help reduce astringency? I believe my water stats are the same as in this thread as my township is included:
...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 02-01-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By zyx345
Thanks really appreciate it! I do it...

Thanks really appreciate it!



I do it for time constraints on the weekend. I've also noticed a slight increase in efficiency. Mash in the night before, and do my boil in the morning which...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 02-01-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By zyx345
Thanks. Batch sparge at 150F.

Thanks. Batch sparge at 150F.
Forum: BIAB Brewing 02-01-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By zyx345
BIAB and Astringency

My last all grain batch came out very astringent tasting after fermentation and I am unsure of the root cause.

Details:

-BIAB batch mashed overnight with 1.5 quarts of water per pound of...
Forum: India Pale Ale 01-27-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 522,533
Posted By zyx345
I just did a tasting of mine (all grain) after 4...

I just did a tasting of mine (all grain) after 4 weeks of fermentation and 3 weeks of bottle conditioning. Used S-04 instead of S-05 but I followed the grain bill and hop schedule from the OP.
...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-25-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 84,702
Posted By zyx345
The krausen on mine just started to go down and I...

The krausen on mine just started to go down and I only had 1 day of strong activity. There appears to be a settling down now and the yeast is forming a compact cake at the bottom.

Has anyone...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-23-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 84,702
Posted By zyx345
I pitched mine in a Hazelnut Brown Ale at 62...

I pitched mine in a Hazelnut Brown Ale at 62 degrees and 24 hours later I have about 1/2" of krausen. Yeast was rehydrated per the instructions on the back of the packet. I pitched 1 packet into a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-18-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By zyx345
On #1, yes small lines perpendicular to the seam....

On #1, yes small lines perpendicular to the seam. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-18-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By zyx345
Thanks, any additioanl replies are welcome as...

Thanks, any additioanl replies are welcome as well.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-14-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By zyx345
New Better Bottle and Imperfections

I just got a new Better Bottle 6 gallon carboy via mail order. When I inspected it, I noticed some superficial indentations on the top and on the inside there's 2 small imperfections.

Is this...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-07-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,082
Posted By zyx345
I just bottled my batch on 1/6/12. This was...

I just bottled my batch on 1/6/12. This was Yooper's DFH 60 clone (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f69/dogfish-head-60-minute-clone-ag-extract-25709/). OG: 1.072 and FG: 1.021 using S04. The high FG...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By zyx345
Transporting Fermented Wort in a Car

I have a 5 gallon batch of IPA in my glass carboy. My GF is willing to help me bottle it and I want to bring it to her house which is a 45 minute drive (mostly highway).

I plan to remove the...
Forum: General Techniques 11-28-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,731
Posted By zyx345
For all grain I normally mash in the night before...

For all grain I normally mash in the night before (2 hours), then wake up early the next morning to do the rest including cleaning (5 hours). My water here is terrible so I have to run it all...
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