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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2009, 10:52 PM
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Posted By northernjerry
So brew and wait to pitch. sounds good. I had...

So brew and wait to pitch. sounds good. I had considered it but never heard of anyone doing that. Makes sense. Thanks everybody.

BTW, it's an extract tripel with about 12 lbs of fermentables.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By northernjerry
Too late for a yeast starter?

I meant to make a starter last night for a Tripel that I am brewing tomorrow. but I forgot. Is it possible to do a starter tonight and get a decent one in 12-14 hours? Or should I just get another...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-04-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,597
Posted By northernjerry
LHBS is close and convenient. I have never...

LHBS is close and convenient. I have never oredered online. I love the smell of the grains and hops at the shop.
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-03-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By northernjerry
Thanks, David.

Thanks, David.
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-03-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By northernjerry
Quality of hops

After a hiatus - I started brewing again recently. Unfortunately two of my recent batches have been less than great. An IPA that had very low hop bitterness and a stout that tastes a little thin...
Forum: Alaska HomeBrew Forum 02-22-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By northernjerry
Anchorage has a great microbrew culture. ...

Anchorage has a great microbrew culture. Midnight Sun likes to make big beers including my current favorite, a Black Double IPA. Also checkout the Snow Goose, Glacier Brewhouse and Moose's...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 02-21-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By northernjerry
I always get Saranac when visiting family back...

I always get Saranac when visiting family back there. Always dependable.
Forum: Introductions 02-21-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By northernjerry
Arctic Brew supply in anchorage sells korny kegs...

Arctic Brew supply in anchorage sells korny kegs for $60. You might also try craigslist - someone in eagle river was selling them for 50 a piece a few months ago.
Forum: Introductions 02-20-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By northernjerry
Hey all, thanks for the welcomes. Hi...

Hey all, thanks for the welcomes.

Hi jnoffsker - I always want to go to the meetings but I usually forget or don't have time. Now that my kids are getting older I'm definitely going to make...
Forum: Introductions 02-19-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By northernjerry
Back from hiatus in Anchorage

Hello all - I started extract brewing about 4 years ago and had great success. Last summer we put our house on the market and so had to clean, purge and put a lot of stuff in storage. So I took a...
Forum: Introductions 02-19-2009, 05:23 PM
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Posted By northernjerry
In December I was brewing for the first time in...

In December I was brewing for the first time in almost a year. I kept googling techniques and questions and this site came up a lot. I'm sold!!
Forum: General Techniques 02-18-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
Yes - there is a pressure relief valve at the...

Yes - there is a pressure relief valve at the top. All sounds pretty reasonable - I am definitely going to give it a shot.

Thanks.
Forum: General Techniques 02-18-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
So I might be able to fix this? There might...

So I might be able to fix this? There might still be enough yeast in there to get more action? Cool.

When you say vent the keg, I'm assuming you mean release the CO2 pressure? Could I also...
Forum: General Techniques 02-18-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
It was in the fermentor for 8 days. I kegged it,...

It was in the fermentor for 8 days. I kegged it, no bottles.

I'm going to use starters all the time in the future. Does that usually solve the problem?
Forum: General Techniques 02-17-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
Do you think your fermentation got stuck? 2.5...

Do you think your fermentation got stuck? 2.5 days is pretty good for the vigerous portion of the fermentation, but my 1.060+ beers usually ferment at a reduced rate for another 3 or 4.

This is...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
Thanks for the replies. I wasn't clear in my...

Thanks for the replies. I wasn't clear in my original post. This was an extract - I used 8 lbs liquid malt extract and 1 lb dried extract. I understand the yeast/sugar relationship - hence my...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By northernjerry
Not the alcohol kick I want

I've been brewing on and off for about 4 years now and I generally find the beers taste great but don't have the alcohol kick I would expect. I recently started drinking an IPA that I extract brewed...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-03-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 203,907
Posted By northernjerry
While steeping grains in a grain bag, the bag...

While steeping grains in a grain bag, the bag generally lies at the bottom of the pot, correct? Isn't there a danger of the bag burning?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-23-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By northernjerry
All righty - thanks. I've never bothered with...

All righty - thanks. I've never bothered with secondaries as I lack the patience. this is my first yeasty result so I might start reconsidering. Your points make sense.
Forum: Smoke & Wood-Aged Beer 12-22-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,856
Posted By northernjerry
Has anybody ever skipped the chips and just added...

Has anybody ever skipped the chips and just added a few onces of whiskey at bottling/kegging time? I've seen a bourbon Porter recipe that did this.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-22-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By northernjerry
keg aging

I recently force carbonated a barley wine. The carbonation was fine but I am unhappy with the taste - very yeasty. I'm guessing I should just wait a few weeks and hopefully it will settle. If I...
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