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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-22-2014, 04:13 PM
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Forum: General Techniques 11-30-2013, 02:14 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
I wouldn't boil or even heat melon, it gives a...

I wouldn't boil or even heat melon, it gives a very unpleasant flavor when done, almost kike a cooked cucumber taste. For melons, just wash the outside very well, sanitize it, a knife, and the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 28,591
Posted By OCBrewin
I'd say if you want to make the cream ale then go...

I'd say if you want to make the cream ale then go for it without the rice. Just add some regular table sugar to get the same amount of dryness. I don't feel that rice really lends much flavor in a...
Forum: Fruit Beer 09-15-2013, 10:33 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
Such a hit at the co-ed baby shower/ bbq we had...

Such a hit at the co-ed baby shower/ bbq we had the other day. Girls loved it, guys loved it... great beer. Upped the watermelon to 10 cups and it is still flavourful after 6 weeks in the keg.
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 09-15-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
Here's my latest. 3rd time brewing this. 6# 2...

Here's my latest. 3rd time brewing this. 6# 2 row, 2# corn, 2# rice. Magnum to bitter. After 3 weeks in keg taste 100% better than after 1st week. Nevrr had a beer mellow so much, so fast. What was...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 08-20-2013, 06:05 AM
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Views: 1,460
Posted By OCBrewin
This! Actually, most kinds... But had this on...

This! Actually, most kinds... But had this on some rye bread for lunch today!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-06-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By OCBrewin
I've used this in my pumpkin ale with great...

I've used this in my pumpkin ale with great results. I am about to brew that again on the 4th generation repitch (probably the last one) that was first used on an English Mild, then on a cream ale,...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 07-01-2013, 06:12 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
Brewed this for the third time two weeks ago. ...

Brewed this for the third time two weeks ago. Today is day 15. Set the chest freezer to 35f before I went on a camping trip on day 12 and today it is looking mighty clear in the carboy. I was a...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-25-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,964
Posted By OCBrewin
Paul, Here is the wiring diagram that I...

Paul,

Here is the wiring diagram that I modified from where ever I found it online. It works well for me. It is crude, but useful. Note, I have added in a few items that make my pump a little...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 06-18-2013, 10:54 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
How did this turn out with Denny's? I just...

How did this turn out with Denny's? I just brewed this yesterday and pitched 1/2 of a cake of Denny's into the fermenter. I am hoping that it does something interesting with the mouthfeel of this...
Forum: Hops Growing 05-27-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By OCBrewin
So to give some more info - these are all third...

So to give some more info - these are all third year plants that have been in 24" square nursery tree pots since 2011. The first year they all did surprisingly well. Got a small harvest from each....
Forum: Hops Growing 05-25-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By OCBrewin
What do you think? Nitrogen or something otgher than NPK?

Like he title says, i can't figure is out. 3rd year plants. All exhibiting the same symptoms. Patchy yellowing leaves that start at the bottom and work their way towards the top. Last year I had some...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 05-16-2013, 10:27 PM
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Posted By OCBrewin
WLP1272 American Ale II yeast. Pretty tasty. ...

WLP1272 American Ale II yeast. Pretty tasty. Next time (soon) I'm going with some 1450 Denny's Favorite to bring out a little more malt without being sweet. This turned out great and I'll be...
Forum: General Techniques 05-14-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By OCBrewin
Mostly its an oxygen thing. For secondary you...

Mostly its an oxygen thing. For secondary you want as little permeability as possible. In primary its not,as much of a concern because of the near constant co2 production an positive pressure. This...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-10-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By OCBrewin
^ This! Putting it back is just too much of a...

^ This! Putting it back is just too much of a risk. Remember, sanitizing isn't sterilizing and there is always a risk of picking up some trace bugs.

That is a very classic looking infection, but...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-07-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By OCBrewin
Just updated my other thread so I thought I...

Just updated my other thread so I thought I should update this one too. Here was my final outcome. Came out well. Kicked the keg about a month ago and am missing it now...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 05-07-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By OCBrewin
I just realized that I never updated this thread....

I just realized that I never updated this thread. Overall, I wouldn't change anything really about the recipe, other than maybe using 100% of either golden promise, Marris otter, or US to row for the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-09-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 55,792
Posted By OCBrewin
Subbed. I have been continually ratcheting my...

Subbed. I have been continually ratcheting my temps down with this yeast, but on my last batch at 59-60 actual beer temp I got the dreaded apricot/peach fruity flavors in the last cream ale I've...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-04-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,988
Posted By OCBrewin
Awesome! Good info. I feel good about my temps...

Awesome! Good info. I feel good about my temps now, both Brett and Sacc, and can't wait to compare. I know that Brett develops with time, but what so you think a schedule looks like for a Brett IPA...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-03-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,988
Posted By OCBrewin
Sounds good. On the fermentation temp for brett...

Sounds good. On the fermentation temp for brett L - what do you recommend? I have both batches in my chest freezer that is set at 65 (Sacc Beer Temp), with a 12" wide heat tape strip wrapped around...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,912
Posted By OCBrewin
Had a copper IC then switched it a 30 plate...

Had a copper IC then switched it a 30 plate PC.... After using and cleaning a half dozen times I am now using a 50' SS IC again with my whirlpool while my PC stares at us in envy and disgust.
Just...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-03-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,988
Posted By OCBrewin
Yeah, I've really wanted to do the zombie dust...

Yeah, I've really wanted to do the zombie dust clone, but couldn't help myself from pairing all that citra with just a little Amarillo and cascade. Ended up with 11 gal of a 1.072 IPA with over a...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-02-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,988
Posted By OCBrewin
I am also very interested in this. I just brewed...

I am also very interested in this. I just brewed a 10 gallon batch that was loosely based on the Zombie Dust clone floating around here (but with Amarillo and Cascade added to the heavy Citra dose...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-28-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,403
Posted By OCBrewin
I haven't. Mostly because I really don't like...

I haven't. Mostly because I really don't like that flavor in s beer and am doing my best to avoid it. Also, for Chico, I've only used 1056 once and never 001 - to me, I've heard so many times that...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-28-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,403
Posted By OCBrewin
I have a cream ale that I fermented at about...

I have a cream ale that I fermented at about 59-60 deg f with US 05 and it definitely has an apricoty or peachy flavor to hit. Hoping it fades, but I will never do US 05 that low again.
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