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Forum: General Chit Chat 09-18-2008, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Area51BrewCo
New brewery Oktoberfest Near Chicago, IL

Hello everyone,

I lurk here more then I post but I help out when I can. I just wanted to invite everyone here to an Oktoberfest I am throwing in Frankfurt, IL which is the southwest suburbs of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,466
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Stable Fermentation temps are important for the...

Stable Fermentation temps are important for the yeast however when actually lagering the yeast is dropped out. So what I'm saying is the 2-3 weeks you are fermenting at around 50 degrees try and...
Forum: General Techniques 09-02-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Drink it fast :)

Drink it fast :)
Forum: General Techniques 09-02-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,231
Posted By Area51BrewCo
What is your water report look like this year. A...

What is your water report look like this year. A similar situation happened to me. The water treatment plant began adding ammonia to the water as an additional cleaner. Well Ammonia bonds with...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-29-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,399
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Following other peoples tried and proven methods...

Following other peoples tried and proven methods and recipes will lead you to good beer most of the time. However, formulating your own recipes and experimenting with exoctic ingredients often leads...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-29-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I recomend drying them out I have used wet hops...

I recomend drying them out I have used wet hops and I felt I didn't get the flavor or aroma I got from the dry hops. However, this was just perception as I didn't measure the exact amount used I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,834
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I think its better to be polite about it I have...

I think its better to be polite about it I have noticed I can get anyone to drink craft beer with the right approach. I am a salesmen and I just use the same techniques that I would use to sell...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-27-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Great I was leaning that way. I want a good...

Great I was leaning that way. I want a good clean Czech style Lager and I needed to know if I needed a protein rest or not.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-27-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Weyerman Pilsener malt

I am finding mixed information on this malt. Is this malt modified enough for a single infusion or do you guys recomend a rest. If so, what rest how long and at what temp.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-26-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Though this isn't really proof before I got my...

Though this isn't really proof before I got my own barley crusher I had my LHBS crush my grains and my first All grain's effiency was way off. So the next time I ordered 20% more grain achieved the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-26-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,423
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I am a numbers freak myself, my recomendation is...

I am a numbers freak myself, my recomendation is to set your recipes for 5.5 - 6 gallons this way if you need to boil down to get your number up you will still have 5 gallons. Unless of course you...
Forum: American Ale 08-26-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,521
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I love this beer and I really like this recipe. ...

I love this beer and I really like this recipe. I would assume it comes out darker then the original with roasted barley added.
Forum: General Techniques 08-15-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,915
Posted By Area51BrewCo
My vote is to just wait patience is usually a...

My vote is to just wait patience is usually a virtue in this hobby
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-13-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,993
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I got into it because I simply love beer and hate...

I got into it because I simply love beer and hate my job. I make good money and have partners willing to put up capital. I work as a mechanical engineer and I have worked in a brewpub for several...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-13-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,521
Posted By Area51BrewCo
This is actually an argument you will find...

This is actually an argument you will find amongst us brewers. I personally prefer to "Keg condition" my beer because i don't bottle. This will pull the Yeast out of suspension and allow the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-13-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,794
Posted By Area51BrewCo
i had this problem once when i made 5.5 gallons...

i had this problem once when i made 5.5 gallons of beer and I was going to bottle a few of them and condition them for a few months but I hot lazy and tried to keg all of it. I took god damn forever...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-07-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I like it it will be sweet maybe a little hoppy...

I like it it will be sweet maybe a little hoppy for the way I like my ambers but If thats what you want go with it. If you use a brewing Software what was your SG estimated at??
Forum: General Techniques 08-07-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Area51BrewCo
If you have the ability and you dont mind the...

If you have the ability and you dont mind the clean up I recommend dry hopping in the Keg the traditional way. You will keep that nice aroma longer. However, I you choose to dry hop in the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-01-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Area51BrewCo
RIP Delicous young beer. They passed way to...

RIP Delicous young beer. They passed way to young.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-01-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I am lucky I guess. A lot of my friends drink...

I am lucky I guess. A lot of my friends drink quality beer. Unless it is a session beer situation I usually see Goose Islands beer more then I see the BMC's. I even have a few Stout drinkers that...
Forum: General Techniques 07-31-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Area51BrewCo
What gravity did it start at? You will be fine...

What gravity did it start at? You will be fine leave it at 52. Some of my lagers have taken 2 weeks to fully ferment at 50 degrees. Did you make at least a 2 liter starter for your brew?
Forum: General Techniques 07-31-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Area51BrewCo
That is the one I have with automatic temperature...

That is the one I have with automatic temperature adjustments. My hydrometer is no a relic of past times. I just calibrate my refractometer once a month though it is never really off. I will...
Forum: General Techniques 07-31-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Sorry I have never used brewsmith so I can't say....

Sorry I have never used brewsmith so I can't say. I can email you this cool program I got from Morebeer.com that is a simple excel spreadsheet that is great for logging brix readings for your beer...
Forum: General Techniques 07-31-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Area51BrewCo
Its true once alcohol is present the...

Its true once alcohol is present the refractometer readings need to be calculated based on your OG and current brix reading. Trust me though best device I have for All-Grain. Being able to quickly...
Forum: General Techniques 07-31-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Area51BrewCo
I never do a rest with my lagers and never have...

I never do a rest with my lagers and never have any signs of diacetyl in my beers. However I ferment for 14 days at 50 degrees then lager for 2 months at 36 degrees.
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