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Forum: Cider Forum 10-26-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,051
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Well, that's not gonna work then! :drunk: ...

Well, that's not gonna work then!
:drunk:

Go Patriots! Kick some Viking's ass!!!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-26-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,029
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Actually the Moderator up there hooked me up! I...

Actually the Moderator up there hooked me up! I was great up to purging the oxygen. Then I was stuck. So I'd fiddle. And then beer/cider would start spraying everywhere.

(Token! Caine! Run...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-26-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,051
Posted By DeadSquirrel
If you try to carbonate in the regular fashion,...

If you try to carbonate in the regular fashion, all you are going to get is sweeter cider than you have now. Your yeast is dead. Potassium Sorbate is what the cider companies use to preserve their...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-24-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,029
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Counterflow bottle filler help needed before I cut it into little pieces

I love Kegging. There is nothing better to me. I hate bottling. It's soooo much work just getting the bottles prepared. So six months ago I bought the Listermann Counterflow bottle filler. The...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-21-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By DeadSquirrel
:off: To kibby is to twitch uncontrolably in...

:off:
To kibby is to twitch uncontrolably in frustration. Venture Bros. on Adult Swim is a perfect example. This guy Brock kibbies w/ the best of them!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By DeadSquirrel
'She', silly man Great pic!

'She', silly man

Great pic!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Boston Ale Clone, EXTRACT ONLY

I'm on vacation next week, so I picked up some White Labs East Coast Ale and I've got a freezer full of fresh hops. Just about any kind I could get my hands on.

Now all I need is an EXTRACT...
Forum: General Techniques 06-15-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,979
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Coffee Porter Dry-Hopping w/ Coffee

My question is, what kind of beans to pick up? I was figuring a french roast would work well. I'm picking up the vodka and beans tonight to soak for a couple of weeks. Then I'm going to put it...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-11-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,587
Posted By DeadSquirrel
I've got the solution right here! Add two...

I've got the solution right here!

Add two pounds of honey to your whole boil. Honey is great. It's about 75% fermentable, and if you boil it for more than 20 minutes, it kills off any honey...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-25-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,614
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Prevert. I love it! ...

Prevert. I love it!

www.livejournal.com/users/42waystodie (http://www.livejournal.com/users/42waystodie)

Didn't think I could actually prove it, did ya!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-25-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,614
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Back off, bub! I'm a woman **takes a quick peak...

Back off, bub! I'm a woman **takes a quick peak to make sure** and my husband is the one that doesn't understand! I found a 50 dollar kegerator on ebay (after just getting one for my b-day) and he...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-11-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By DeadSquirrel
I found that adding two lbs of honey for a five...

I found that adding two lbs of honey for a five gallon batch works wonders. Boosts that AC, helps with head retention and body, and if you boil it for the whole time, no real honey taste in your...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-05-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Here's a pic. I have a 72 piece socket set. I...

Here's a pic. I have a 72 piece socket set. I bought it JUST for these kegs, too. My deepest sockets spin free. Oh, and my kegs have two of these star things on top of each other on the "In"...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-04-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By DeadSquirrel
How long does your cO2 last?

Just curious. My first tank lasted a week, so I found the silly leaks and fixed them. But I'm still wondering about how long a 5lb tank "should" last. I have a five gallon corny set up. I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-29-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Totally! I paid 60 bucks on ebay after watching...

Totally! I paid 60 bucks on ebay after watching for over a month for something cheaper. And it's used. And it's Pin-lock. Ugh. But I wasn't about to bring a five gallon corny to a bbq, so I bit...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-29-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Bob the Kegerator is AWESOME, but...

I'm worried about a couple of things when it comes to Kegging, force carbonation, & bottling from a keg. Here goes:

I've read that I should (after purging oxygen) Fill with 30psi, pop into the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-28-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,317
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Nope. No Joke. I read that in 'Homebrewing for...

Nope. No Joke. I read that in 'Homebrewing for Dummies' last fall. But I've heard it said a lot too.
Forum: General Techniques 03-27-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,422
Posted By DeadSquirrel
I 'messed up' and used two much dme in a batch. ...

I 'messed up' and used two much dme in a batch. I then re-racked into a third fermentor and let it rest for a few more weeks.. It went from being an ucky thick mess to a lighter, tastier beer. ...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-27-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,317
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Everytime I use Wheat, it explodes. EVERY TIME. ...

Everytime I use Wheat, it explodes. EVERY TIME. My first batch was a honey wheat, and it blew, and it was STILL the best beer I've made so far.

I have another wheat that I bottled a month ago. ...
Forum: General Techniques 03-14-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By DeadSquirrel
If you wanna take that step toward kegging: ...

If you wanna take that step toward kegging:

Prebuilt Mini Kegerator...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-14-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,325
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Co2 refills in MINUTES

I just wanted to drop a line about the great experience I had getting my new Co2 tank filled. I've read horror stories about finding where to go, being handed back a crappy tank after buying/bringing...
Forum: General Techniques 02-21-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By DeadSquirrel
Because our town water is so bad, I have to...

Because our town water is so bad, I have to either spend hours waiting for my brita filter, or buy distilled. The Spring water around here is just as bad. Tastes like you are drinking pool water.
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By DeadSquirrel
I do a full 5 gallon boil using distilled water...

I do a full 5 gallon boil using distilled water only. Then I add whatever I need to top it off in my primary. Just normal "Market Basket" Clover Honey. It's a cheap generic brand. :drunk: It's...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By DeadSquirrel
8.4% & Carbonating INSIDE the carboy?

I almost always add honey to my wort. I like how it thins the brew up a bit, adds alcohol %'s, and adds clarity. I was making an extract brew using an american wheat kit (True Brew). I added two...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-10-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By DeadSquirrel
I can't believe that no one has mentioned...

I can't believe that no one has mentioned paintball! After weeks of looking around to the usual places, I realized that there was a paintball store two miles from my house. If they are a...
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