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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-07-2014, 02:31 AM
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In!!

In!!
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 06-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,505
Views: 98,333
Posted By Gixxer
205842 I threw this shoulder on at 8 am this...

205842

I threw this shoulder on at 8 am this morning... Simple... Slap ya daddy rub, injected with Cajun butter, apple wood for smoke.


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Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 05-21-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gixxer
Oh yea how much wood... I use three fist sized...

Oh yea how much wood... I use three fist sized chunks at the beginning of my smoke, after they are done, that's it, charcoal only. We do not like a huge smoke flavor in our house...


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Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 05-21-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gixxer
I would rock it at 250 with Apple or cherry wood,...

I would rock it at 250 with Apple or cherry wood, and it's about an hour per lb maybe a little more. I do not cook to a specific internal temperature, I only use that as a guide to when I start...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 05-20-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 298,288
Posted By Gixxer
What a brew day... Amateur mistakes... I forgot...

What a brew day... Amateur mistakes... I forgot to add the lime to my mash until the 30 minute mark... I added the hops at the 120 minute mark (recipe deviation, 120 minute boil, no decoction), I...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 05-03-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,999
Posted By Gixxer
I use 5 gallon bucket top strainers, got em from...

I use 5 gallon bucket top strainers, got em from a beekeeping supply shop... 600 micron gets the big hop chunks, the 400 gets the fine hop bits, and the 200 gets the hop dust...

However, the one...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-03-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7,067
Views: 227,079
Posted By Gixxer
I calculated my water additives for a batch of...

I calculated my water additives for a batch of westy 12 for Sunday... Also bought the distilled water...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 05-03-2014, 01:47 AM
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Views: 298,288
Posted By Gixxer
Putting together the measurements for water...

Putting together the measurements for water adjustments to brew on Sunday... I had a smack pack of 3787 that was born on 7 November... Needless to say I was concerned when I didnt get any activity...
Forum: Brew Science 04-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Gixxer
I never thought about brewing a test batch...

I never thought about brewing a test batch without additions to the water and then adding to taste to come up with a baseline... That's a great idea!


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Forum: Brew Science 04-28-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Gixxer
Found a water profile that tastes... Horrible...

So... I have been using bru n water a couple times now, I like the results so far... Until I used the pale ale bitter profile... Brewed a PA with almost 100 IBU's of sorahi ace, galaxy, Pacifica,...
Forum: South Carolina HomeBrew Forum 04-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Gixxer
PM sent...

PM sent...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-26-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Gixxer
A fringe bennie to using the pipettes or syringes...

A fringe bennie to using the pipettes or syringes is less chance for a mess... one of my pet peeves is that last drip that dribbles down the threads when I pour straight out of the measuring cup...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-26-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Gixxer
I love all the wishful thinking! See, there's...

I love all the wishful thinking! See, there's more than one way to solve a dilemma, no matter how small! Masskrug, just like geofrey explained, this is for if you for whatever reason need more than...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7,067
Views: 227,079
Posted By Gixxer
troubleshot my DIY stirplate... for whatever...

troubleshot my DIY stirplate... for whatever reason it wants to throw the bar after using it for almost a year and no problems... Whatever... Got a starter going for some 3787 that was produced on...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By Gixxer
I have a homemade carbonator cap for 12oz soda...

I have a homemade carbonator cap for 12oz soda bottles, but the store bought carbonator cap works too. I use it for carbing samples just like you want to.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-25-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Gixxer
Gee whiz Star San measurements...

I know some folks save some sanitizer from brew day in a spray bottle, but I OTOH sometimes forget to fill my bottle. So... Here's some math for mixing small batches. The ratio is one fl oz of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,602
Posted By Gixxer
Where do I sign up? Sent from my iPhone...

Where do I sign up?


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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-06-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By Gixxer
the inside of your cooler will get stained brown...

the inside of your cooler will get stained brown over time. Mine is stained a little, not that bad but its getting there.
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By Gixxer
I use the bucket top strainers too... The 200...

I use the bucket top strainers too... The 200 micron size is so fine you have to go slow, and gently scrape the filter to move the material, it clogs easily. This can be quite the handful if you...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-27-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7,067
Views: 227,079
Posted By Gixxer
I drilled a new bucket lid for blowoff bulkhead...

I drilled a new bucket lid for blowoff bulkhead fitting, thermowell grommet hole, change the belt on the grain mill, polished up the thermowell that i welded up yesterday, start assembling low budget...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 135,753
Posted By Gixxer
Got a few stainless goodies from Brew hardware......

Got a few stainless goodies from Brew hardware... 5/8 dip tube assy, two piece valve, nipple, camloks, high flow street elbow, and a coupling.
Forum: Liquor 03-16-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 613
Posted By Gixxer
I do Cabo Wabo Anejo, and Patron anejo. I am...

I do Cabo Wabo Anejo, and Patron anejo. I am looking forward to that once in a lifetime purchase, and get a bottle of Patron Burdeos. I have a bucket list of whisky, scotch, port, and Tequila. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,067
Views: 227,079
Posted By Gixxer
I am hopefully going to brainstorm an inexpensive...

I am hopefully going to brainstorm an inexpensive fix to keep my vinator spring (which is all kinked, need to get a replacement for that as well) from bending sideways and getting kinked during use. ...
Forum: South Carolina HomeBrew Forum 03-14-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Gixxer
I am for sure interested. I would love to get...

I am for sure interested. I would love to get some non friend/relative/co worker honest feedback on my brew.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-08-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Gixxer
My brew day took forever. Trying new equipment,...

My brew day took forever. Trying new equipment, new techniques. Did not let my mash tun heat up long enough... temp dropped 6 degrees after 90 minutes. Boil went okay... Did not get enough ice...
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