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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-12-2013, 02:43 AM
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Posted By Toivo
Keg flat after being over carbed??

I had a keg of beer that was over carbed when my regulator failed and it was carbed up to 50psi. I kept bleeding off the gas from the keg for about a week and replaced my regulator ( cheap chinese...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-27-2012, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Toivo
I just tapped a keg of this using the original...

I just tapped a keg of this using the original basic recipe. The family really enjoyed it over Christmas. I had been making a version of Austin Homebrews begian wit that has always been a hit, but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-03-2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Toivo
Here is the recipe as I brewed it from RCCOLA....

Here is the recipe as I brewed it from RCCOLA. This is close to being the best beer I have made so far. Plan to make another batch in the spring when I can lager in my garage.
Modelo Negra Clone...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-06-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By Toivo
This thread was just what I was looking for. I...

This thread was just what I was looking for. I have a keg in my keezer that I need to pull out to cold condition a keg of Beermuncher's Ocktoberfast for a party at the end of September. I was going...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-26-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,075
Posted By Toivo
It won't vent out because the co2 pushes down the...

It won't vent out because the co2 pushes down the poppet in the post to inject it into the beer.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-08-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Toivo
For me it sounds like I will do a diacetyl rest...

For me it sounds like I will do a diacetyl rest and then lager. time isn't a big deal and since it won't hurt I will do it.
When I got home from work and saw all the comments in this thread I was...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-07-2012, 01:40 AM
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Views: 957
Posted By Toivo
What does it taste like?

What does it taste like?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-06-2012, 10:56 PM
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Views: 957
Posted By Toivo
Diacetyl rest question

I am in the process of brewing a Modelo Negra clone which is m first lager brew. I have it in the primary right now and plan on ding a diacetyl rest at the end of primary fermentation. My question is...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,908
Posted By Toivo
Thanks this is the info I was looking for. I kept...

Thanks this is the info I was looking for. I kept getting confused the more I read on it. I like BIAB is less time consuming and plan to try it in a couple weeks for my next batch.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-02-2012, 06:14 PM
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Views: 13,908
Posted By Toivo
I have a 10 gallon pot and a recipe that calls...

I have a 10 gallon pot and a recipe that calls for a 10.5Lb grain bill. I can do the no sparge method with this pot? If I figure 1.25Qts. per pound that rounds to about 2 1/2 gallons. My boil off...
Forum: American Ale 04-17-2012, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Toivo
Brewed a batch of this today, but ran into an...

Brewed a batch of this today, but ran into an effciency problem. Came out with a 58% efficiency. I did have an issue with my mash temp dropping more than usual. I ended up with a temp of 145 after...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,212
Posted By Toivo
Thanks for the recipe. One question corn starch?...

Thanks for the recipe. One question corn starch? Is this the corn starch from one's kitchen?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-20-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,212
Posted By Toivo
RRCOLA I would be interested in your recipe if...

RRCOLA I would be interested in your recipe if you could post it.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-25-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,290
Posted By Toivo
CO2 Tire inflator adapter

Does anyone know if there is a adapter to got from a schrader tire valve to 1/4 mfl? I want to use a co2 tire inflator to dispense from a keg and I already own the inflator from my bike riding days....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-03-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Toivo
Good idea. Never thought of that til yesterday...

Good idea. Never thought of that til yesterday when I brewed. After it quit running I used a spoon to push my Braided hose down and got more runnings out. I plan on making a manifold now that will...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-02-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Toivo
Preboil volume question

I recently switched to a half barrel for a boil kettle and have been struggling to hit my post volume target. If I collect 6 1/2 galons pre I am boiling off more than I use to. I get I need to...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 08-28-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 49,120
Posted By Toivo
Making batch number 5 of this brew as we speak....

Making batch number 5 of this brew as we speak. My last batch I used T58 and everyone thought it was the best batch. This batch I am using some Harvested Wyeast from a previous batch. This is my...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 07-18-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 179,536
Posted By Toivo
Just racked this to a keg and tried a sample....

Just racked this to a keg and tried a sample. Came out a bit drier than I expected probably due to mash temp was a little low at 149. Should still be be good for the hot weather we are having right...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 07-01-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 550,514
Posted By Toivo
Just tasted this for the first time from a keg....

Just tasted this for the first time from a keg. Had it on gas for a couple days and man this is a one good beer. My BMC freinds this weekend will probably polish the keg off. this is my 3rd batch of...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 06-15-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 58,029
Posted By Toivo
Made this for the first time and it is a great...

Made this for the first time and it is a great summer drink. some friends think it is a bit too tart from the lemon, but i like it so that leaves more for me.
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 06-14-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 49,120
Posted By Toivo
I have made this brew 4 times now and the last...

I have made this brew 4 times now and the last one I used T58 for the yeast and everyone thought it was better than the previous batches. Polished off a keg of it at my son's rehearsal dinner and now...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-21-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 804,594
Posted By Toivo
I followed the directions in this thread and...

I followed the directions in this thread and harvested some yeast lst October. Planning on brewing today so yesterday I made a starter using 1 cup dme and 2 cups of water. Cooled it to room temp and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Toivo
Thanks for the reply from a fellow Yooper. I will...

Thanks for the reply from a fellow Yooper. I will have to check the size out since I was told it is 3/16. From your link it looks like it may be larger.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Toivo
Tubing choice

I was given 75 ft of 3/16 tubing to use for my keezer. It is the kind used for soda pop and is stamped bev flex 172 hose. Wondering if I shoud use it just for gas or use it for the liquid lines...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-27-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 96,579
Posted By Toivo
User ID Toivo A fun site with lots of...

User ID Toivo

A fun site with lots of interesting threads.
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