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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By hikemor
I am assuming you are talking about the screw off...

I am assuming you are talking about the screw off type caps. I tried it once but the top did not seal well and the beer did not carb. I think the secret is the little ring that is left at the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-08-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By hikemor
I use city tap water for both homemade ice added...

I use city tap water for both homemade ice added to the wort and for top off. Some risk but I have not had any problems. Commercial ice from the store may be a bit riskier since you don't know the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By hikemor
No answers for the OP questions. I am in the...

No answers for the OP questions. I am in the middle of a similar brew using Saaz and US-05, 1 week @ 65F, 2 weeks @ 68F, 23 IBU calculated. Bottling this weekend.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By hikemor
I plan something very similar for my next brew: a...

I plan something very similar for my next brew: a Pilsner partial mash, Saaz hops and US-05 ale yeast. Not to a style but trying to create a Czech pilsner taste without bottom fermenting/lagering.
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By hikemor
IMO it is the length of the lip below the bottle...

IMO it is the length of the lip below the bottle mouth rather than the length of the neck that is important. The capper engages sooner on a longer length lip than a shorter length, resulting in a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-31-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By hikemor
I am still new to homebrewing but one of my first...

I am still new to homebrewing but one of my first goals was to develop my own simple, "go to" recipe. At batch #5, I have it dialed in. I've learned alot along the way and have the satisfaction of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-19-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,290
Posted By hikemor
Here's a Brown Ale recipe I've brewed a couple of...

Here's a Brown Ale recipe I've brewed a couple of times. Similar fermentables bill, different hop/yeast:

FERMENTABLES, all from Briess:
4.0 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Amber
3.0 lb 2 row Pale Malt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,993
Posted By hikemor
Brewed something similar that I'm just starting...

Brewed something similar that I'm just starting to drink:

3.0 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row)
4.0 lbs Amber LME
0.5 lbs Caramel - 80L
0.25 lbs Chocolate Malt
0.5 lbs Brown Sugar
1.0 oz Kent Goldings...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-15-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By hikemor
+1 on raking cane and bottling gear. You are...

+1 on raking cane and bottling gear. You are getting a pretty decent amount of equipment from the class that is useful going forward. Upgrading to a 6.5 gall. fermenter and/or bottling bucket is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-13-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,433
Posted By hikemor
Some good advice above. If you want to brew...

Some good advice above. If you want to brew tomorrow, an ice bath/evaporative cooler will be satisfactory and cheap. In the longer term a temperature controller (build yourself or pre-wired) + your...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By hikemor
WRT pre-filled bottles, I have found that Sam...

WRT pre-filled bottles, I have found that Sam Adams longnecks and Sierra Nevada semi-stubbies recap well. I have had problems recapping St. Pauli Girl and, especially, Pilsner Urquell bottles. ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-25-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By hikemor
Great recommendations. I think I will go with .5...

Great recommendations. I think I will go with .5 lbs crystal 20 and .25 lbs carapils.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By hikemor
Specialty grain recommendation

I'm on my third version of a basic ale/APA recipe. I want a simple, balanced and drinkable ale. Not too concerned about color or style. Looking for specialty grain recommendations for a 5 gall. PM...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 07-17-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,828
Posted By hikemor
I do a partial mash BIAB. I mash in an igloo...

I do a partial mash BIAB. I mash in an igloo cooler, approx. 1.5 GAL. I dunk sparge in approx. 2 GAL in the BK for 5 min. at 170F then drain and squeeze the bag over the BK on a perforated, cookie...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,499
Posted By hikemor
BTW the STC unit has indicator lights on the...

BTW the STC unit has indicator lights on the faceplate when either the cooling or heating circuit is energized.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By hikemor
To clarify: an ice bottle bath and swamp cooler...

To clarify: an ice bottle bath and swamp cooler are two different processes, although they could be used together (as J187 is doing). The ice bottle bath is a heat sink in which the fermenter sits. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,690
Posted By hikemor
I just built one a couple of weeks ago. Sourced...

I just built one a couple of weeks ago. Sourced a STC1000 and box on Amazon for abt. $30 (incl. kind of expensive shipping) and duplex receptacle, cover plate and extension cord at the hardware...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By hikemor
Amber Ale: unexpected result

Brewed an amber ale with the following specs: 5 gallon PM/PB, 3.5 lb LME, 2 lb 2 row Pale, 1 lb Munich, 1 lb Crystal 60, 1 oz Cluster @ 60, .5 oz Williamette @ 15, .5 oz Williamette @ 5, US-05 @ low...
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