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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-20-2011, 03:22 AM
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Posted By rwabdu
so i'm looking at:...

so i'm looking at: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Converting_a_cooler_to_a_mash_tun

is there an advantage to going with the box cooler or the tall round cooler? it looks like the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-20-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By rwabdu
I'm making the leap!

OK I'm making the leap to all grain.
who knows how to make a cheep mashton that I can make about 5-7 gallons of beer in? .. i know there has to be some thread about this some where...


In...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-12-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By rwabdu
Yeah my plates have mold free colonies, but my...

Yeah my plates have mold free colonies, but my starters have some mold growing in them. I tried to get it out with a spoon. Thinking ill try to make some new cultures tomorrow and see what I get as...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-09-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By rwabdu
Ok great thanks for the help! I got 15 agar...

Ok great thanks for the help! I got 15 agar plates (have some biochem experience) i have a few cultures that seem promising, ut my favorite grew some mold. im pretty worried about how to deal with...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-08-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By rwabdu
What Wild Yeast and or Bacteria do i have?

I'm going to try to brew a Lambic next week. I captured some wild yeast a while ago and was going to try to use it. But how can i figure out what yeast strain I have and if it will be good for beer?...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-06-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By rwabdu
so the hydromiter has been about 1.010 (OG was...

so the hydromiter has been about 1.010 (OG was 1.066) the foam on the top has seemed to go down a little, maybe starting to solidify. still no smell of anything bad, I did add .5 lbs of hershey...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-04-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By rwabdu
fermentation started 2 weeks later

So I brewed a stout two weeks ago, all has been going well until today. The yeast had pretty much completely flocculated and then today I noticed some foam forming on the top again, completely...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By rwabdu
Ok ill leave it. just didn't want all the hops in...

Ok ill leave it. just didn't want all the hops in there to make funny flavors but they're probably fine since they were boiled.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By rwabdu
Thanks there are great ideas.

Thanks there are great ideas.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2011, 07:48 PM
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Posted By rwabdu
new/rare beer styles

So I'm looking for a place that I can find info/recipes on rare types of beer, beer styles or interesting twists on classic styles. I want to make some stuff people have probably not had before.
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By rwabdu
porter secondary?

I brewed a porter two weeks ago. I did not get out any of the hop pellet gunk because i put in chocolate and i would have taken a lot of that out as well, so all that stuff has been in there for 2...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-27-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By rwabdu
Stout flocculation

I brewed a chocolate stout (OG: 1.066, yeast: WLP001) about 10 days ago and at this point aerobic fermentation has passed and most of the yeast has gone to the bottom but there is still some floating...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-27-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By rwabdu
oh thats a good call. I have noticed that ive...

oh thats a good call. I have noticed that ive done a few pale ales with pretty different recipes but similar results on the hop bitterness of the final product. I'll see if this changes anything as I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-27-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By rwabdu
LME additions

so I have noticed some suggestions that malt extract should be added at different points in the boil. does this make any difference? What effect does adding malt at different times have on the beer?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rwabdu
here is a video of them making the harpoon oyster...

here is a video of them making the harpoon oyster stout. she gives some pretty good hints as to how its made.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIAWI_NG1xY
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rwabdu
this looks great. I'm going to try it! thanks.

this looks great. I'm going to try it! thanks.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,962
Posted By rwabdu
Yea I think your right, no sense in making it...

Yea I think your right, no sense in making it with some canned ones when all the other ingredients are so good.

was your recipe similar to the one I posed above?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-22-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By rwabdu
stout

Is two weeks long enough for my stout before I bottle it? OG: 1.066
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,962
Posted By rwabdu
so here is the recipe from Aussie Home Brewer...

so here is the recipe from Aussie Home Brewer forum. Hard to know if it will taste the way I want it to, like harpoons, but its the best I got so far

"Black Pearl Oyster Stout


(5 gallons/19...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-21-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,962
Posted By rwabdu
Oyster Stout

Any one know how to make an oyster stout?

I had the Harpoon Oyster stout the other day and I cant get enough of it! I love the taste of the ocean. Harpoons is a limited batch so I wanted to start...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-13-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By rwabdu
great thank you! just what i needed to hear.

great thank you! just what i needed to hear.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-13-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By rwabdu
Jamil chocolate hazelnut porter substitutions

Im working on this chocolate Hazelnut porter (page 265 if you have the Brewing Classic Styles book).

It calls for 7.8 lbs english pale LME (3.5 L) --> 6.6 lbs I got Muntons light malt extract. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-13-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By rwabdu
hmmm. To pitch or not to pitch. Thanks for the...

hmmm. To pitch or not to pitch. Thanks for the advice but I still dont know who to listen to.

If i make a starter and it starts fermenting is it good to go? but I also have 45$ in this batch and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-13-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By rwabdu
yeast life

I top cropped off my last batch using WLP001 and made a starter in a covered jar. I haven't had time to brew and the starter has been sitting my my basement at about 68F for almost 1 month.

Is...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-04-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By rwabdu
Thanks for the advice. I guess ill go for it.

Thanks for the advice. I guess ill go for it.
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