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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-27-2012, 04:44 AM
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Posted By muthafuggle
I don't think I questioned his honour, just his...

I don't think I questioned his honour, just his memory and possibly his methods. -And he said all four batches were bad and all four were propagated from the original batch that I am now going to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-24-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By muthafuggle
I made a Wee heavy last January 2nd that I...

I made a Wee heavy last January 2nd that I bottled last week. -the 8 months of bulk aging did it some GOOOOOOOD. I'm planning on cellaring most of the beer and tasting a bottle or two around...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-24-2012, 09:05 PM
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Posted By muthafuggle
I'm calling shenanigans! You said you missed your...

I'm calling shenanigans! You said you missed your OG and added some high-gravity wort to the fermenter. I'm betting you had an infection in the first batch (possibly because of the second wort...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-14-2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By muthafuggle
No-one here has mentioned Light exposure, but if...

No-one here has mentioned Light exposure, but if your vial was exposed to lots of light as well as heat... I'd call it a day and reach for some dry yeast if you have it. Otherwise it's back to the...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-30-2012, 05:58 PM
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Posted By muthafuggle
I am Job. Tesla, peanut butter. Whitewash,...

I am Job. Tesla, peanut butter. Whitewash, flip-flop goober string cheese telephone. Ascot, Ganymede Falstaff Rickenbacker kumquat. Piezoelectric.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-05-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,796
Posted By muthafuggle
Also, using gelatin can actually knock a lot of...

Also, using gelatin can actually knock a lot of the hops out of solution. I'd suggest dry hopping, using a tea ball full of hops in the top of the keg and skipping the gelatin. If you are one of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-25-2012, 04:37 AM
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Posted By muthafuggle
1.088 is a pretty high Starting Gravity. (I mean...

1.088 is a pretty high Starting Gravity. (I mean it's fine for a trippel, but that's a big number). When you brew anything high-gravity like that (I'll define everything with a SG of over 1.070 as...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-23-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By muthafuggle
After three weeks and a stable gravity for a...

After three weeks and a stable gravity for a whole week? You're done. Extracts sometimes finish high, and this was a pretty high gravity to begin with. Call it a beer and bottle or keg that mutha.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-23-2012, 09:55 PM
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Posted By muthafuggle
THIS. ^^^^^^^^ Unless you have a walk-in...

THIS. ^^^^^^^^

Unless you have a walk-in fridge/fermentation room, go with carboys or buckets.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-17-2012, 04:18 AM
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Posted By muthafuggle
Replying and excited

Come on baby, daddy needs a new brew stand!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-07-2012, 01:54 AM
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Posted By muthafuggle
This. ^^^^^ It is INCREDIBLY common to have...

This. ^^^^^

It is INCREDIBLY common to have inaccurate OG readings on your first few partial boils. The top up water and wort just don't get mixed properly and we get questions about "my gravity...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-04-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,108
Posted By muthafuggle
Oh, and I should have said "welcome to the...

Oh, and I should have said "welcome to the obsession!!!". It sounds like you've got a great start. And enjoy your "research" in Belgium. I'm jealous! :mug:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-04-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By muthafuggle
I'm willing to bet that your OG number was off...

I'm willing to bet that your OG number was off because you didn't mix the wort well enough before you took the gravity sample. It's a really common thing with new partial-boil extract brewers.

I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-04-2012, 02:18 PM
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Posted By muthafuggle
So just checking back in, I brewed the second...

So just checking back in, I brewed the second version of the recipe back in the first week of October. I chose to continuously hop the wort for the last 15 minutes and I split the batch in two with...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-04-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By muthafuggle
Iodine solutions are not like star san. IIRC they...

Iodine solutions are not like star san. IIRC they are only good for around 4 hours. Pitch your old batch and make another. -and when your iotaphor runs out, go buy some starsan. Makes brewing easier,...
Forum: Washington HomeBrew Forum 02-04-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By muthafuggle
Yes it is, and I am dumb. In my defense, my...

Yes it is, and I am dumb.

In my defense, my wife just adopted a dog and named it Stella and.... I really have no excuse. But the dog's name is Stella.
Forum: Washington HomeBrew Forum 02-03-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By muthafuggle
There's a cozy little place near the space needle...

There's a cozy little place near the space needle called Nabobs that I love. More of a neighborhood bar, but they have Mannys pale and Stella IPA from Georgetown brewing. GREAT place to hoist a few...
Forum: Maryland HomeBrew Forum 02-03-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By muthafuggle
Your hotel is probably 5 minutes from G&M....

Your hotel is probably 5 minutes from G&M. Amazing crab cakes!! Timbuktu is very good an pretty close, too.
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 02-03-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By muthafuggle
Flying saucer. Run, do not walk to the nearest...

Flying saucer. Run, do not walk to the nearest one. God dammit I love that place. I'll be there may first for the roger waters concert and I'll be heading straight to the flying saucer from the...
Forum: Nevada HomeBrew Forum 02-03-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By muthafuggle
Also, not to be rude, but the yard house is the...

Also, not to be rude, but the yard house is the only beer joint in America that has 150 beers and maybe one or two you actually want to drink.

Unless land shark is your idea of a good time.
Forum: Nevada HomeBrew Forum 02-03-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By muthafuggle
The single best English pub in the western US is...

The single best English pub in the western US is a 7 minute taxi ride. The crown and anchor is AMAZING. Abbott ale on tap, mmmmMMMMMmmmm.

And the food is awesome.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-02-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By muthafuggle
Happy I could help a brother out! I got that tip...

Happy I could help a brother out! I got that tip from a brewmaster at a local brewery who started with homebrew like us. Yet another miracle of the circle of beer :rockin:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-01-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By muthafuggle
Or alternately, you could use S-05 dry yeast and...

Or alternately, you could use S-05 dry yeast and not worry about a starter. It's the same yeast with a much higher cell count in dried form.

With really neutral yeasts like the Chico strain...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-31-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By muthafuggle
If my junior high math conversion trick works, 18...

If my junior high math conversion trick works, 18 centigrade is 66 Fahrenheit. Perfect for ales of most types.

Lagers are usually fermented much colder, around 11C.

Enjoy some nice, clean...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-31-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By muthafuggle
Just out of curiosity, did either of you do a...

Just out of curiosity, did either of you do a "secondary"boil where you take 2 gallons of wart down to a pint or two of syrup?

I brewed the same week you did, pitched a huge starter and my ferm...
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