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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-09-2013, 03:02 AM
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Posted By avidhomebrewer
Haven't logged in here in a while... + 10,...

Haven't logged in here in a while...

+ 10, so
28032.75 gallons
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-04-2013, 02:55 AM
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Views: 33,282
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Slayer.... A TRUE pioneer in metal. The...

Slayer....

A TRUE pioneer in metal. The 1986 album is TRULY a metal classic. There is NO comparison.

RIP Jeff. You will be missed.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-04-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By avidhomebrewer
If you can decant all the yeast and pitch into an...

If you can decant all the yeast and pitch into an appropriate amount of dme, then use what you have. I would suggest visiting here (http://www.mrmalty.com/) for details (or another suitable online...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-04-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I've used that strain multiple times with great...

I've used that strain multiple times with great success under varied conditions. A true workhorse.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-04-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Agree with beergolf. My preferred style is...

Agree with beergolf. My preferred style is Belgians and they do take quite a bit of time to finish; typically longer than the 'usual' style.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-04-2013, 02:33 AM
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Views: 939
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I'm assuming you want to add dry malt extract to...

I'm assuming you want to add dry malt extract to make up for a lack of efficiency in an ag batch. If that's the case, you'd add it to the boil. You need to be more specific in your question.
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-28-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,369
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Ditto. You'll be back brewing soon!

Ditto. You'll be back brewing soon!
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-28-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,131
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I have an old school Trey Y22, bought back in...

I have an old school Trey Y22, bought back in 1997. Too old to show an image....
Forum: General Techniques 04-28-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I haven't used Irish Moss in my brews for well...

I haven't used Irish Moss in my brews for well over six years. I brew ag batches and found that everything settles out within a few weeks.

When I used to use it in 5 gallon batches, I think I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-28-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By avidhomebrewer
No, no need to go to tertiary.

No, no need to go to tertiary.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-28-2013, 02:09 AM
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Views: 572
Posted By avidhomebrewer
1. Depends upon the 'freshness' of the yeast. ...

1. Depends upon the 'freshness' of the yeast. In general, you should see something in, at most, 2 to 3 days.
2. You will know it's working if you see bubbles in the vessel that the yeast/starter...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Yeah, I've made that one a few times from the kit...

Yeah, I've made that one a few times from the kit and it is quite tasty.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-05-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Bottle when the gravity readings tell you it is...

Bottle when the gravity readings tell you it is time to bottle. Bigger beers do take more time and bottle bombs suck.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Yeah, I don't even buy candi sugar from my lhbs...

Yeah, I don't even buy candi sugar from my lhbs any more; way too expensive. Takes about 10 minutes to make a couple of pounds.

As for your question, I can only think the yeast came from the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-05-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I routinely use 10 gallon pots for a 5 gallon...

I routinely use 10 gallon pots for a 5 gallon batch.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-05-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I think you may be moving a little too quickly...

I think you may be moving a little too quickly with this brew. :mug:

I ferment my lagers at about 45 or so (depending upon strain) until about 75% complete, then I move to room temp for about 3-4...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-30-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,913
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Nothing brewing related, unfortunately. ...

Nothing brewing related, unfortunately.

Santa brought me a 12 gauge reloader, that I will get my son involved as well. He thoroughly enjoys shooting, as do I, 'passing the shell, so to speak.'
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-30-2012, 04:40 AM
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Views: 174,680
Posted By avidhomebrewer
down under

down under
Forum: Mead Forum 12-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By avidhomebrewer
As for yeast, you may want to use Wyeast sweet...

As for yeast, you may want to use Wyeast sweet Mead yeast (Wyeast 4184).
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-30-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Clay Matthews rocks, as do the Pack!

Clay Matthews rocks, as do the Pack!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-30-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I've used that yeast a few times over the years. ...

I've used that yeast a few times over the years. My basement is where I ferment and it experiences the temp ranges you post. I don't use a heater of any kind, short of the heat the furnace gives...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-30-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Looks good. Keep on making the starters, they...

Looks good. Keep on making the starters, they will only help in the long run.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-30-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By avidhomebrewer
Sounds like you didn't have the regulator...

Sounds like you didn't have the regulator completely sealed to the tank. Time to get the proper tools to seat the regulator to the tank. You might want to purchase some teflon tape too.
Forum: General Techniques 12-28-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By avidhomebrewer
When I dry hop a beer, regardless if it is ale or...

When I dry hop a beer, regardless if it is ale or lager, I like to rack to secondary (room temp) and add the hops about 2-3 days before packaging.
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-28-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By avidhomebrewer
I like using Special Roast in a nut brown or...

I like using Special Roast in a nut brown or brown ale. If you can get brown malt, try that. I've made a nut brown with about 8 oz of Special Roast that turned out great. Not sure if the Special...
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