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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-16-2014, 04:01 AM
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Posted By worthogg
You can insert wedges under the spigot at the...

You can insert wedges under the spigot at the beginning of fermentation and most of the trub will settle towards the back of the vessel.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By worthogg
Nice job. I'm dealing with the same mystery...

Nice job. I'm dealing with the same mystery issue right now, and I'm almost certain it's in the regulator. Where the hell is all my gas??? Good tip on turning the pressure way up to find it...
Forum: Brewing Software 06-11-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By worthogg
YOU GUYS ROCK!!! I got all my recipes back! I...

YOU GUYS ROCK!!! I got all my recipes back! I am so stoked right now. Thanks Island Lizard and everyone else who chimed in. I found Recipe.bsmx and opened it in the new Beersmith version I just...
Forum: Brewing Software 06-11-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By worthogg
Hey, thanks for all the advice everyone! I have...

Hey, thanks for all the advice everyone! I have been busy with work and haven't responded as quickly as I would have liked. I'm about to go into the files to see what I can see. Hopefully...
Forum: Brewing Software 06-09-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By worthogg
Beersmith files deleted-how to recover!!?

I went to open BS to enter some recipe info, and when I opened the program a screen popped up telling me that my copy of Beersmith was not activated. I entered my activation key and the program...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-29-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By worthogg
whatever you use, you need to make sure that both...

whatever you use, you need to make sure that both the keg and the handle are clean and dry before you put on the adhesive. myself, I would probably use a two part epoxy. But gorilla glue might work...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By worthogg
day trippr that is effing beautiful. I like the...

day trippr that is effing beautiful. I like the stc1000 in the lid as well. making note of this for future use.
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-28-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 245
Posted By worthogg
Don't do it. Portland sucks. All the beer is...

Don't do it. Portland sucks. All the beer is overrated, it rains all the time, there are no jobs, tons of transients, high crime, a housing bubble, congestion, pollution...etc. Trust me, you'll...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-19-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By worthogg
You might consider doing some sort of small...

You might consider doing some sort of small walk-in type refrigerated room that is super insulated and can maintain temps of 50 degrees or so. That is if you plan on cellaring any beer or wine and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By worthogg
You're not introducing any sugars when you dry...

You're not introducing any sugars when you dry hop. It's most likely your yeast just continuing to chew down that final couple gravity points. I usually dry hop for three to five days. I've been...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-07-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,473
Posted By worthogg
This thread inspired me to finally build a stir...

This thread inspired me to finally build a stir plate. Got my fan today and hooked it up according to danz photos(thanks, wouldn't have been able to do it without them!). Thanks to dirkomatic for...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By worthogg
Well I can't keep it in the garage(too cold), and...

Well I can't keep it in the garage(too cold), and inside my house we're burning our woodstove for heat. If I put it inside, I risk temps going way too warm(wife likes it reeeeallly toasty in the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By worthogg
That's kind of what I was thinking, but I wasn't...

That's kind of what I was thinking, but I wasn't sure if by only bumping up the temp by a degree or so a day I would be restraining the yeast too much. I'll have to experiment and see what I see. I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-01-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By worthogg
What is the best way to let temps free rise with STC1000

Getting ready to do a Belgian dubbel with WLP530. I want to pitch around 64 and let temps free rise over the course of a few days during primary fermentation. I am using an STC1000 with a...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 02-21-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,069
Posted By worthogg
My high school girlfriend and I used to listen to...

My high school girlfriend and I used to listen to Paradise By The Dashboard Light when we were...wait, oh not that kind of meatloaf. Sorry.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-18-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,696
Posted By worthogg
I just discovered US 04 and 05 this last year and...

I just discovered US 04 and 05 this last year and it's totally changed the way I brew. Now I know that if I keep an array of proper ingredients on hand, I can make almost any beer I want and not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-16-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By worthogg
did you dry hop? if so, at what temp? I ask...

did you dry hop? if so, at what temp? I ask because the last couple times I've dry hopped in the keg at racking, then straight into the fridge to carb, I've gotten a serious milky, cloudy,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-02-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By worthogg
Definitely a big hit of raisin in the aroma. The...

Definitely a big hit of raisin in the aroma. The flavor was very complex with sweet malt notes, figs, and raisins. I could not tell it was a 10 percent beer. Overall I was impressed.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-02-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By worthogg
Just drank one of these last night and it was...

Just drank one of these last night and it was really good. Interested to see what results you have.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-12-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By worthogg
I usually dry hop once in the primary after...

I usually dry hop once in the primary after fermentation stops at 68 degrees or so. Then another dry hop in the keg with a fine mesh bag. For me the flavor/aroma is great for 2-3 weeks at least....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By worthogg
How long will it take you to use 100 lbs of hops?...

How long will it take you to use 100 lbs of hops? You'll be making beer long after the zombies attack I would hope.
Forum: General Techniques 12-12-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By worthogg
Nice, what was the OG on your SIPA? I am still...

Nice, what was the OG on your SIPA? I am still not so sure how comfortable I am calling a 6% beer a "session" beer. I mean, if I call it that do I fool myself into thinking I can do things like...
Forum: General Techniques 12-12-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 35,129
Posted By worthogg
I think I'll set mine to 10% at the risk of...

I think I'll set mine to 10% at the risk of overbittering. Once I do my next couple of brews with this number plugged in I should have a pretty good gauge for any bitterness I get from my whirlpool...
Forum: General Techniques 12-10-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By worthogg
I've been wanting to try honey malt. This may be...

I've been wanting to try honey malt. This may be a good excuse to add a few ounces and see what happens.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-10-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By worthogg
You don't need to let you beer sit in primary for...

You don't need to let you beer sit in primary for a month. At the right temps, and with proper pitching rates, fermentation will be done in a week, two at the most. The sooner you keg those IPAs the...
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