Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 30
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: KidDynamite
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 07-26-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
Ben - I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of this...

Ben -
I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of this using my own extract variation: 3.3lbs wheat LME, 2lbs light DME, 1oz Hallertau for 60 minutes... I let it ferment for a week, then added 5 cups of of...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 06-03-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
answering my own question, from another friend: ...

answering my own question, from another friend:

"The fault in the logic is that the watermelon juice does not have the potential (or typical yield) of 40 pts per lb per gal. Because it's already...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 06-03-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
Ben - Hmmm... cause I took my brew program,...

Ben -
Hmmm... cause I took my brew program, created a new custom adjunct with a gravity of 1.04, and added 2 lbs of it, and it matched my math...

a friend points out to me: "think of the...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-01-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 2,238,496
Posted By KidDynamite
hey guys - I brewed up a 4.5G batch of this on...

hey guys - I brewed up a 4.5G batch of this on March 1st 2013 and I'm thinking about bottling it. It's been crystal clear in the carboy for a while now, and I'm somewhat surprised that there seems...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 05-31-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
Ben - thanks for the reply... I'm not...

Ben -

thanks for the reply... I'm not doubting you, but can you explain how you came up with: "It would be the same as adding .5 gallons of water and .45 pounds of dry malt. It will only raise...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 05-31-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
Ben - i saw an old post where you came up with...

Ben -
i saw an old post where you came up with a gravity reading of 40 (1.04) for pure watermelon juice...

here's where i'm confused: that's 40 points per pound per gallon, right?

so if I...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 05-30-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,589
Posted By KidDynamite
apologies if this question has already been...

apologies if this question has already been answered in this thread, but do we know what the impact of adding 4 cups of watermelon juice in a 5 gallon batch is on our specific gravity?

thanks......
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-11-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,958
Posted By KidDynamite
I brewed with maple sap last year (just sparged...

I brewed with maple sap last year (just sparged partially with sap, actually) just for novelty - I didn't taste any affect at all, but I didn't mash with it.

I think the answer you're going to get...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-11-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By KidDynamite
Adding Peppermint Schnapps to A Stout?

So we have some leftover Peppermint Schnapps from a failed bespoke cocktail at our New Years Party.

I had the brilliant idea of adding some to a stout to make a mint-stout.

I know that lots of...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-02-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By KidDynamite
so - i don't want to jinx myself, but no bottles...

so - i don't want to jinx myself, but no bottles exploded yet. I popped a couple in the last few days, and they gave a loud belch of carbonation when I opened them, but they didn't even foam up, and...
Forum: Smoke & Wood-Aged Beer 12-01-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 46,608
Posted By KidDynamite
yeah - I scaled down the OP's recipe to my 2.5...

yeah - I scaled down the OP's recipe to my 2.5 gallon size.
Forum: Smoke & Wood-Aged Beer 11-30-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 46,608
Posted By KidDynamite
I brewed this a few weeks ago and just cracked my...

I brewed this a few weeks ago and just cracked my first bottle: it tastes friggin' AWESOME right now.

my question for the field is: will the smoke taste intensify over the next few weeks? or will...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-18-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By KidDynamite
I have used it once before, and didn't have an...

I have used it once before, and didn't have an issue... i did see that on their website about the "high" FG.

I guess the real question is: did I bottle prematurely? or did something funky happen...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-17-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By KidDynamite
How Big A Mess Will I Have To Clean Up?

Ok, so I made a peanut butter porter - I posted the recipe on Hopville:

http://hopville.com/recipe/1656999

cliff notes:my batch was 2.5 gallons, and I used a jar of PB2 powdered peanut butter...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-08-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By KidDynamite
I Have Access To Local Hops - Help Me Make an IPA

ok Hopheads - I need your help. I haven't yet made a hop-centric brew, and since a neighbor has offered my brew-partner and me some homegrown hops, I figure it's about time.

This will be a 5...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-04-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By KidDynamite
I bottled this today - after about 10 weeks in...

I bottled this today - after about 10 weeks in the carboy (only because I'd been lazy)... I had used double the cherries, and then added some maple syrup.

the flavor is tart and tangy (but not...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-29-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,678
Posted By KidDynamite
I brewed the base for this beer last Monday, and...

I brewed the base for this beer last Monday, and added 4 lbs of garden fresh peeled and de-seeded cukes today. (I estimated: I used 9 cukes)

Anyone have guidance for how long to leave this before...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-25-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,414
Posted By KidDynamite
thanks a lot for all of the crush info, folks. ...

thanks a lot for all of the crush info, folks.

I talked to my LHBS yesterday, and asked him if he could run the wheat malt through the crusher twice next time. He said that they've tried that...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-24-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,414
Posted By KidDynamite
thanks for the replies. Onlooker - no dough...

thanks for the replies.

Onlooker - no dough balls - the mash looked good.

others: I have not calibrated my thermometer, but it's the same one and the same method I've been using for all my...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-24-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,414
Posted By KidDynamite
Onlooker - I used 1 1/2 gallons of water for the...

Onlooker - I used 1 1/2 gallons of water for the mash. Slightly thin, perhaps. Would that negatively affect my conversion?

The 2.5 gallons was post boil - not sure if that was clear... And the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-24-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,414
Posted By KidDynamite
Wheat Malt Conversion Problem? Efficiency Plummets

Hey folks - here's the situation:

I brewed my 16th batch of homebrew today (I've been brewing for less than a year). Most of my batches have been small (1 or 2 gallon) all grain batches. I've...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By KidDynamite
Partial Noob thinking about making the leap to secondary

hey homebrewing experts -
I've brewed about 15 batches (1,2,5 gallon, extract, all grain, partial mash) but thus far have only done primary fermentation. I received some sage advice when I got...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-15-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By KidDynamite
Jsmith82, here's what I ended up doing: ...

Jsmith82, here's what I ended up doing:

http://kiddynamitesworld.com/st-louis-summer-tea-homebrew-batch-15/

cliff notes: 2 gallons tea, 2 cans cherries. leftover Notty yeast. I had to add...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-15-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By KidDynamite
4 batches - good idea! although I don't want to...

4 batches - good idea! although I don't want to tie up all my fermentation vessels... I'm gonna start with 1 2 gallon batch, although I'm doubling the cherries (in heavy syrup) instead of adding...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-14-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By KidDynamite
so no need to heat this concoction up before...

so no need to heat this concoction up before fermentation? I guess if the cherries and the tea come right out of the can/jug it's all sanitary, right?

how about different yeasts? I have some 1/2...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 30

 
Forum Jump