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Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2012, 08:21 PM
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Posted By booherbg
maybe "the rest malt" means pale base...

maybe "the rest malt" means pale base malt.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2012, 08:20 PM
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Posted By booherbg
They mash most of them high - like 158F high....

They mash most of them high - like 158F high. They also love their wheat but that's normal for this style. What does "3% Carahell and the rest malt" mean?
Forum: Brew Science 11-13-2012, 11:33 PM
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Posted By booherbg
cool. thanks for the advice. just read through...

cool. thanks for the advice. just read through the Bru'n Water water knowledge page. That's a great resource right there.
Forum: Brew Science 11-13-2012, 08:11 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Mash volume vs full volume SRM?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the water chemistry. If my "recommended" SRM based on Palmer's chart (here: http://www.howtobrew.com/images/f83.pdf) gives me roughly 13SRM, is that for the final...
Forum: Brew Science 11-13-2012, 07:18 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Cool. Thanks. I've made a tasty amber ale and...

Cool. Thanks. I've made a tasty amber ale and black IPA without knowing about the water profile, but my hoppy beers always come out with a bit to be desired. I think the water profile has something...
Forum: Brew Science 11-13-2012, 07:02 PM
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Posted By booherbg
2011 Cincinnati Water Report

Here's my report for 2011 from Cincinnati. There are two water providers, Miller (east/central) and Bolton (north/northwest).
Bicarbonate is calculated based on Palmer's documentation.

Hopefully...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 11-07-2012, 03:19 PM
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Posted By booherbg
great question. head has a lot to do with...

great question. head has a lot to do with contents of the drink. how old is your apfelwein, is it actually carbonated?

Mine is well carbonated and pours with a huge head, but this quickly settles...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-05-2012, 07:56 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Not a SMaSH, but I took EdWort's house vienna and...

Not a SMaSH, but I took EdWort's house vienna and modified it for my setup, with only the nelson hops. http://hopville.com/recipe/1653419

I just bottled it, tastes delicious. Our local homebrew...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 11-05-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Update from my modified "spiced" recipe. It's...

Update from my modified "spiced" recipe. It's been about 4 weeks in bottle and I had my first one last night that finally carbonated. I'll just flat out say it: this **** is amazing. The carbonation...
Forum: Stout 11-05-2012, 12:31 PM
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Posted By booherbg
I brewed this up last night. Used Rapunzel's...

I brewed this up last night. Used Rapunzel's Organize Cocao Powder (with < 1g/fat per serving), 7oz. Very much looking forward to it!
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-26-2012, 07:13 PM
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Posted By booherbg
+6 and +15 for my friends. Broke 24k! Thread...

+6 and +15 for my friends. Broke 24k!

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Forum: Porter 10-25-2012, 10:08 AM
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Posted By booherbg
Yeah I've never not mashed all my grains...

Yeah I've never not mashed all my grains together. I think that's part of the normal process.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-18-2012, 03:44 PM
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Posted By booherbg
OP will surely deliver!

OP will surely deliver!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-17-2012, 03:07 PM
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Posted By booherbg
My pumpkin with WLP0028 turned out great! It took...

My pumpkin with WLP0028 turned out great! It took 3 days to get started so that was bad (ended up having a light infection but I took necessary precautions). The malt comes through nice and smooth,...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-16-2012, 10:21 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Thanks! Maybe I'm doing something wrong... cloves...

Thanks! Maybe I'm doing something wrong... cloves are tiny little black things right? I hardly got any flavor at all from them in the 6.5gallon batch. Maybe they were too old? Hmm. Or maybe they're...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-16-2012, 10:08 PM
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Posted By booherbg
I'm the guy who made the spiced version w/...

I'm the guy who made the spiced version w/ cloves/spices, honey in place of sugar. I bottled this last week. I ended up back sweetening it with 8oz of lactose (non-fermentable) and priming with 6oz...
Forum: American Ale 10-10-2012, 04:58 PM
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Posted By booherbg
For anyone finding this on google, here's an...

For anyone finding this on google, here's an article that was apparently helped with the blessing of New Belgium: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/byo-fat-tire-clone-more-accurate-211830/
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 10-09-2012, 01:43 PM
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Posted By booherbg
I used 1.5tsp of spice at bottling time. no...

I used 1.5tsp of spice at bottling time. no regrets! smells like a fresh batch of a local craft brew pumpkin spice. I believe that spice at bottling is the way to go.

Ours ended up at 1.048 so...
Forum: General Techniques 10-04-2012, 08:50 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Thanks Topher, that was awesome. Really puts it...

Thanks Topher, that was awesome. Really puts it into perspective.

So the tiny grains that I pour in from dry yeast, are those clumps of cells or something? Or are my blood cells that big?!
Forum: General Techniques 10-03-2012, 06:45 PM
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Posted By booherbg
That's what I've always thought. OK thanks for...

That's what I've always thought. OK thanks for the confirmation. I'll wait it out. This will be good in 6mo anyway, I guess I should just stop worrying, relax, and have a different homebrew ;)
Forum: General Techniques 10-03-2012, 06:34 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Thanks Revy. All that makes sense. How possible...

Thanks Revy. All that makes sense. How possible is it that I had 0 yeast in suspension?
Forum: General Techniques 10-03-2012, 06:21 PM
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Posted By booherbg
I am unsure if there are any yeasties left after bottling... no carbonation so far.

Hi guys.

Just a quick question. What are the odds of leaving behind all yeast at bottling time so that there are no yeasties left for carbonation?

I did 2.5 week primary fermentation then...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-03-2012, 06:12 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Thanks. I had 5, and then smelled the boiling mix...

Thanks. I had 5, and then smelled the boiling mix and it wasn't noticeable so I added three more just to be safe. Should be good!
Forum: Cider 10-02-2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By booherbg
Couldn't find sweet gale, used Montrachet wine...

Couldn't find sweet gale, used Montrachet wine yeast. Final recipe is a hybrid between this and Edwort's apfelwein:

6gal of 100% apple juice (Kroger)
3lb of Honey (Bulk from Listermann's)
1lb of...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-02-2012, 04:53 PM
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Posted By booherbg
So I made this but with honey instead of sugar +...

So I made this but with honey instead of sugar + 1lb of dark brown sugar. Interestingly enough, there was something in there (the honey?) that resembled protein. As the yeast started to get active,...
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