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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-24-2012, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Brewster2256
We would be using the quick disconnects for...

We would be using the quick disconnects for gas/beer lining. Everything on the cold side. For example, being able to switch between a corney gas fitting to a sanky fitting, in a moments notice, seems...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-24-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
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We typically don't serve our beer that hot

We typically don't serve our beer that hot
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-24-2012, 08:17 PM
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Views: 455
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Cheap quick disconnects?

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=23885&catid=743

The website says that the quick disconnects can be used for beverage dispensing, although at ~$2 per coupler pair, it seems almost...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-15-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By Brewster2256
Bottle caps in bulk?

Trying to find a supplier of bulk amounts of bottle caps for bottling at home. I'm thinking a bag of 1000-2000 count. Anyone know of one?
Forum: Mead Forum 05-22-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,740
Posted By Brewster2256
Hypothetically, couldn't you cap a still...

Hypothetically, couldn't you cap a still fermenting mead at the desired point of sweetness, set aside a few low-volume test bottles, and open one every 3-4 days to test for carbonation. Once the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-02-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Brewster2256
Tasted a sample yesterday. The barleywine has...

Tasted a sample yesterday. The barleywine has been on oak now for about 2 weeks now, and is starting to taste amazing. I'll be racking it once again in the coming days for a week or so before I...
Forum: Brew Science 04-22-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By Brewster2256
Kilning is not exactly a natural part of the...

Kilning is not exactly a natural part of the barley life-cycle, considering it's the arrest of development which stops further growth of the sprouting grain, before it can utilize more starch for...
Forum: Brew Science 04-21-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By Brewster2256
From an evolutionary standpoint, perhaps the rate...

From an evolutionary standpoint, perhaps the rate at which the enzymes function under typical plant conditions, is sufficient and more beneficial than at a greater rate.

For example, in our own...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-20-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Brewster2256
I like the idea of having a SRM backbone without...

I like the idea of having a SRM backbone without the use of crystal and with a low quantity of roasted grains for a more complex, nutty stout. I agree the color is too light for a imperial stout, but...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Brewster2256
Recipe critique needed.

Frukost

Brew Type: All Grain Date: 4/18/2010
Style: Imperial Oatmeal Stout Brewer: Donny
Batch Size: 5.00 gal Assistant Brewer:
Boil Volume: 6.13 gal Boil Time: 60 min
Brewhouse...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-13-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Brewster2256
(4/07/10-4/10/10)- Burst the airlock 3 hours...

(4/07/10-4/10/10)- Burst the airlock 3 hours after adding the yeast. Lack of insight on my part. Quickly installed a overflow tube leading into a sanitized growler. Fermented hot, up to 79F for a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-07-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Brewster2256
Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU 10.00 lb...

Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 47.1 %
3.50 lb Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 16.5 %
3.00 lb Rye Malt (4.7 SRM) Grain 14.1 %
2.50 lb Victory...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-06-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Brewster2256
Might soak some toasted oak chips in bourbon for...

Might soak some toasted oak chips in bourbon for a couple weeks and throw em in secondary for some additional tang.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-06-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By Brewster2256
Bjorn - Smoked Barley Wine

Bjorn

Brew Type: All Grain Date: 4/7/2010
Style: Smoked American Barleywine
Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Volume: 6.20 gal Boil Time: 60 min
Efficiency: 69.7 %


Ingredients Amount Item...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-06-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,344
Posted By Brewster2256
Amount Item Type % or IBU 9.00 lb Pale Malt (2...

Amount Item Type % or IBU
9.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 75.0 %
3.00 lb Candi Sugar, Clear (0.5 SRM) Sugar 25.0 %
60 minute addition of Fuggle ~ 4.50%
1 Pkgs Belgian Ale (White...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-01-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By Brewster2256
Let me know how it turns out. I have one bottle...

Let me know how it turns out. I have one bottle left, and thinking of making another batch.
Forum: General Techniques 03-31-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Brewster2256
So I brewed the beer about 2 weeks ago, and I'm...

So I brewed the beer about 2 weeks ago, and I'm pleasantly surprised by the results.

This was my recipe

9.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 75.0 %
3.00 lb Inverted Sugar, Clear (0.5...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-30-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,708
Posted By Brewster2256
Found this youtube video showing a rather easy...

Found this youtube video showing a rather easy way to separate out the ice.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rME3Q8NCWQM
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-07-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By Brewster2256
Not only that, but from what I've read your...

Not only that, but from what I've read your metabolism shuts down by 80% as it begins to utilize ethanol as it's primary energy source, meaning that any energy source other than alcohol just sits...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-06-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By Brewster2256
I've started brewing and buying more alcoholic...

I've started brewing and buying more alcoholic beer, as dry as possible; simply because I enjoy it. Less unfermentables to burn, more alcohol, so you drink less; between that and buying raw...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-06-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By Brewster2256
Churchill's pub (San marcos,CA)

Check out their draft list for tonight.

http://churchillspub.us/2010/02/19/churchills-renaissance-march-6th-2010/

Stuck at work until 10pm..
Forum: General Techniques 02-27-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Brewster2256
I am looking for some Brett flavor, as well as...

I am looking for some Brett flavor, as well as the dryness which it would impart. I am definitely worried about bottle bombs, and it's something I'm going to work out, either by, as you said, using...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,686
Posted By Brewster2256
I know its been quite awhile, but I'm curious as...

I know its been quite awhile, but I'm curious as to how it turned out.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By Brewster2256
Turns out potatoes don't make a great beer; too...

Turns out potatoes don't make a great beer; too earthy. The cranberries came out nice though.
Forum: General Techniques 02-27-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Brewster2256
I mentioned using Brettanomyces for bottling...

I mentioned using Brettanomyces for bottling conditioning which supposedly has the potential of increasing the abv by another 1/2%, as the bugs eat away at unfermentables. Does anyone have any...
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