Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 56
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: momobono
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-24-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By momobono
Since I want that clove-y, 4-vinyl guaiacol...

Since I want that clove-y, 4-vinyl guaiacol coming off of my belgian wit yeast, feruilc acid rest is a must.

@Vladoftrub, I brewed this yesterday, targeting my mash thickness at 1.33 during the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-20-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By momobono
I would think so. Checking your activity is like...

I would think so. Checking your activity is like watching a pot ready to boil -stop worrying and let the magic happen! Your only real concern would be if the fermentation was stuck 48h past...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-20-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By momobono
It'll definitely clear up on its own,...

It'll definitely clear up on its own, particularly with Whirlfloc - it always gets the job done for me. But, for some reason, if it does seem a bit hazy when it hits the secondary, you can throw in...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By momobono
I'm making witbier, I need to get that ferulic...

I'm making witbier, I need to get that ferulic acid for a nice clove character.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By momobono
A quick followup: I asked a pro brewer (Battle...

A quick followup: I asked a pro brewer (Battle Road Brewing Co.) this question. He recommended that if you're using boiling water to increase the temperature in your mash, the target mash thickness...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-17-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By momobono
I had a 3-gal batch with a no-sparge mash, so my...

I had a 3-gal batch with a no-sparge mash, so my overall efficiency was about 55% and I hit that 1.065. I should have noted that in my recipe.

I pitched 2 packs out of habit, since my starter...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-17-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By momobono
That I have, but as this first batch was to test...

That I have, but as this first batch was to test the malt bill (only a 3-gallon batch), I'd have to pitch a fraction of a live yeast vial. If this goes over well, I'll most certainly do some yeast...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By momobono
Hmm. I just ran it through the brewer's friend...

Hmm. I just ran it through the brewer's friend calculator just to check it, and you're right on target with your calculations. One thing I can think of is maybe your pre-boil gravity reading was off...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By momobono
Old Ale or English Strong?

I'm interested to see what this recipe would be classified as in the BJCP guidelines, as it's kind of toeing the line between Old Ale and ESB. I started with an ESB recipe, and bumped up the OG while...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By momobono
Mash Thickness and Step Infusions

I'm a beginner AG brewer, but I have a few batches under my belt. I'm also a proponent of tweaking my recipes to make them my own, which means I'm also brewing different styles all the time. Changing...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-13-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By momobono
You could make a decent session beer if you...

You could make a decent session beer if you bought another 2# of malt extract? Or a small batch of something. Or just save your DME for a yeast starter later and use the other stuff in the near...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-13-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By momobono
I agree, give the carboy a good swirl/mix before...

I agree, give the carboy a good swirl/mix before sampling it for OG. Also make sure it's at the correct cooled temperature if using a hydrometer.

There are methods of calculating expected gravity...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-13-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By momobono
*arnold voice* WHAT DA HELL AH YOU

*arnold voice* WHAT DA HELL AH YOU
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By momobono
Whew, that's what I figured. I'm assuaged by all...

Whew, that's what I figured. I'm assuaged by all the great reviews / swear bys / if-I-had-to-bet-my-life-on-it-I-would's.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-13-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By momobono
"No rinse" for real?

Just bought into the hype and purchased some StarSan. I've used it before with friends during brew sessions at their insistence, but I'm having some reservations... anyone ever get off-flavors that...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-28-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,434
Posted By momobono
Hopefully in the morning, but I'm not against a...

Hopefully in the morning, but I'm not against a post-work brew sesh if I'm running dangerously low :P
Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By momobono
DIY Mash/Lauter Cooler Tun - Manifold Design

I just finished building my 9-gal Coleman Cooler mash tun, and I did a little differently on the manifold design. I've attached a diagram below, viewed from the top of my rectagular tun. The spout is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-17-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By momobono
You may learn that the basic characteristics of a...

You may learn that the basic characteristics of a stout (full body, thick mouthfeel) can be achieved with proper brewing techniques and PATIENCE. Temperature, time, and tendency can brew a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By momobono
If you don't buy it, I will. :D

If you don't buy it, I will. :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By momobono
Yes. Hell yes.

Yes. Hell yes.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By momobono
Interesting thought experiment... and maybe an...

Interesting thought experiment... and maybe an epic result!

You're correct with the gas pressure there... it will always be positive pressure coming from the kegs, so you won't get any bleed-back...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-16-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By momobono
A couple questions: 1) What was your OG...

A couple questions:

1) What was your OG reading? Yeast that ferment at high alcohol levels may die rather than become dormant in the fermentation stage. If your OG was too high, you might not have...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-16-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By momobono
Glad to see the yeast are happy! These...

Glad to see the yeast are happy!

These threads can quickly become a classic case of " thinking too much can ruin your beer." what are you brewing with this starter, and what yeast are you using?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-16-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By momobono
It was my understanding that you only have wort,...

It was my understanding that you only have wort, not leftover starter? If so, allowing yeast to settle in the cold (not flocculate, that's a natural biological process that happens at fermentation...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,537
Posted By momobono
I'm only a moderately seasoned brewer and...

I'm only a moderately seasoned brewer and gratuitous advisor, everyone could use the help! If I'm ever moved out to the west coast I'll hold you to that, Dan.

Another thought DSM: old, stake...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 56

 
Forum Jump