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Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-27-2010, 03:41 AM
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Posted By Mantis
Just cracked open a bottle of this that I made a...

Just cracked open a bottle of this that I made a year ago. Wow. If you have the patience, brew 5 gallons of this, bottle it, then put it somewhere and forget about it for a year. Incredible IMO. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-22-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,069
Posted By Mantis
SWMBO only started accusing me of belonging to a...

SWMBO only started accusing me of belonging to a cult after I started getting on HBT every day. It was then that she realized I was a member of a cult.
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-21-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,329
Posted By Mantis
i saw the none 3d version, it was awesome. Like...

i saw the none 3d version, it was awesome. Like everyone else has already said though, the story is weak. It's Pocahontas, but with different people.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-21-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Mantis
Talkingmonkey, how much did you get yours for? I...

Talkingmonkey, how much did you get yours for? I got mine for $11.00 at world market. I couldn't pass it up!:ban:

Edit: I see now....11 bucks is what you got yours for too. A damn good deal!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-21-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By Mantis
The Bud Ice commercials with the penguin. ...

The Bud Ice commercials with the penguin.

"Doo be doobie doo".
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-18-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mantis
Howdy from across the river! That looks like...

Howdy from across the river!

That looks like it is going to be an incredible beer. I've been wanting to brew a big belgian for a while now. I really want to do something that would turn out...
Forum: Introductions 11-16-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By Mantis
Welcome fellow louisvillian!! You live in a...

Welcome fellow louisvillian!!

You live in a great place for homebrewing.

MVKTR2, how long ago did you live here? I have never heard of that place and I have lived here for 6 years now.
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-23-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,935
Posted By Mantis
Haha, no s***. That's a hell of a gig too, sit...

Haha, no s***. That's a hell of a gig too, sit in a office all day, surfing the web for any product that slightly resembles your name, and then going after em'! I'm sure it pays well too.....
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Mantis
Something else to consider is the temp of the...

Something else to consider is the temp of the wort when you pitched the yeast. If it was too hot when you pitched, it could've killed the yeast. If that was the case, repitching would be all that...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-23-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 405,540
Posted By Mantis
10 days with no updates, very un-cool layne. :p

10 days with no updates, very un-cool layne. :p
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,829
Posted By Mantis
lol, nice. Thanks.

lol, nice. Thanks.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,829
Posted By Mantis
Awesome, thanks guys! Gravity reading will...

Awesome, thanks guys!

Gravity reading will soon be taken. If it has finished, just rack from beneath krausen, correct?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,829
Posted By Mantis
Sorry to bump/resurrect this long gone thread,...

Sorry to bump/resurrect this long gone thread, but I have a question about this statement.

The krausen on my beer hasn't fallen and it has been 3 weeks in the primary.

Would it still not be...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-23-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,935
Posted By Mantis
Yeah really! The sad thing is that I could see...

Yeah really! The sad thing is that I could see this happening.....

Lance Armstrong's "Live Strong" Co. kind of left a bad taste in my mouth after I heard about them trying to sue a company that...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-22-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Mantis
No Karmeliet glasses?!?!?! I'm un-impressed. ...

No Karmeliet glasses?!?!?! I'm un-impressed.

I'm kidding, nice find!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mantis
That's why I was curious if anyone still had a...

That's why I was curious if anyone still had a thick krausen after sitting in the primary for 3 weeks, it just didn't seem normal to me. So the krausen will drop eventually, correct?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mantis
Ok cool, i'm going to go ahead and warm it up a...

Ok cool, i'm going to go ahead and warm it up a bit, hopefully that will help the krausen fall and fermentation finish.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mantis
Gnome, Thanks for the feedback, greatly...

Gnome,

Thanks for the feedback, greatly appreciated. What temps were you fermenting at? mine have been around 70 degrees F.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mantis
Sounds good, thanks for the feedback guys!

Sounds good, thanks for the feedback guys!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mantis
Wyeast 3787

Just had a quick question for anyone that has used this yeast in the past.

I brewed a 2 gallon batch of the northern brewer Patersbier recipe, and pitched a whole activator pack of wyeast 3787. ...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-19-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,430
Posted By Mantis
Did any of you who made this before repitch any...

Did any of you who made this before repitch any yeast at bottling?

I'm getting a lot of conflicting info on whether or not I should.

Thanks
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 10-14-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,030
Posted By Mantis
2.4% abv, WTF??

2.4% abv, WTF??
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-13-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,430
Posted By Mantis
ok cool! Yeah, I've been looking forward to...

ok cool!

Yeah, I've been looking forward to this beer for a while now and can't wait to try some!!

I actually did the all grain version and it was the first beer I have ever brewed that...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-13-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,430
Posted By Mantis
awesome thanks for the info. I looked at it...

awesome thanks for the info. I looked at it yesterday and it still had a pretty thick krausen on it after 8 days, did you experience the same thing?
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-13-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,430
Posted By Mantis
mountainbeers, how long do you plan to primary? ...

mountainbeers, how long do you plan to primary?

The reason I ask is because I just brewed this as well (10/03/09), and was wondering how long you plan on letting it sit. I heard the WY3787 takes...
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