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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-23-2011, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Kugster
what was your grain bill

what was your grain bill
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-13-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Kugster
I've left yeast cakes for a week or two and they...

I've left yeast cakes for a week or two and they were still ok. If it smells fine in there and no sign of mold or anything it should be good. I always have intentions of doing it the next day and I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-10-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,548
Posted By Kugster
shouldn't be any problem. Like I said b4...i...

shouldn't be any problem. Like I said b4...i don't even use a bag, I just toss the leaf hops into my secondary and rack the beer on top of them, and they just float on top. some eventually sink and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-08-2011, 01:37 AM
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Posted By Kugster
I would have to order online to get the...

I would have to order online to get the "original"...and it still gets cold here in the winter...ya know...down into the 40's sometimes, like this past winter, it got down into the 30's...maybe high...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-07-2011, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Kugster
Igloo 10gal vs. HomeD/Rubbermaid MLT?

Here's my question...For the price of the Igloo 10g cooler ($70) vs. the Rubbermaid cooler for about $40...which one do you think is better at holding temps ? I have a 5gal Igloo that does not budge...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-28-2011, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Kugster
I condition in corrnies all the time. never had...

I condition in corrnies all the time. never had any problems. I did start a thread last week about carbing in the keg...here is the link.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-24-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,178
Posted By Kugster
I have been doing this for the last 4 or 5 brews...

I have been doing this for the last 4 or 5 brews and really like the outcome...I think I will continue to do this...I have yet to try eliminating the 60 min addition but that is next on the list.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Kugster
I was just going to add that same thought...I...

I was just going to add that same thought...I read that you step up the heat every so often...like up into the 80's...that brings out the flavor and yeast characteristics...i've heard :D

I'm...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-23-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kugster
Roger that...it just soaks into the beer easier...

Roger that...it just soaks into the beer easier when it's chilled...as far as I know.

Another question Yooper...why only half the amount of sugar? I will already be done racking probably by the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-22-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kugster
yes, i agree with BoxoRain to wait till...

yes, i agree with BoxoRain to wait till fermentation is done and if you are worried about the yeast...I was doing some reading in Palmer's book and he mentioned something about the yeast....if I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-22-2011, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Kugster
no worries...my thoughts exactly...+1 on the...

no worries...my thoughts exactly...+1 on the chest frezzer!



good question...I usually transfer between 2 vessels then cold crash in the keg so mine come out pretty clear...if too much yeast...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-22-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kugster
We may never know...

We may never know...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 02-21-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Kugster
Yeah...I wouldn't put up some nonsense...I have...

Yeah...I wouldn't put up some nonsense...I have done a few over and over and like to think I nailed some. I was just more curious how to do it?

All my ideas are in BS...I did have a few good...
Forum: India Pale Ale 02-21-2011, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Kugster
Yes...I used Yooper's...I actually think mine...

Yes...I used Yooper's...I actually think mine came out better then the commercial one...little maltier...but I'm a little biased.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-21-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,178
Posted By Kugster
Well...starting week 2 in the fermenter and still...

Well...starting week 2 in the fermenter and still bubbling away. I ended up using Wyeast 1332 PNW ale. Wanna see how that comes out. I over shot my mash temp by 2* but I think it will still be...
Forum: India Pale Ale 02-21-2011, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Kugster
Where have I been...under a rock? I HAVE to brew...

Where have I been...under a rock? I HAVE to brew this...OMG!!! I have done the Dead Guy clone and that rocked...but this...oh yeah!!! I am actually a bigger fan of the 90min...but this will do. I...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 02-21-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Kugster
Adding recipes to profile?

I can't seem to find any info on how to add recipes to my profile? When I go to my profile there is no "edit" link in the recipes section.

Am I missing something?

Thanks,

Koogz
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-21-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kugster
Ya know...just trying something different. Like...

Ya know...just trying something different. Like I said, since it's going to be conditioning for a few more weeks, why not? See if it will have a different...style...then just with Co2?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,774
Posted By Kugster
Good luck Revvy!

I hope all goes well for ya. Stay positive!!! I'll say a prayer too...

Cheers,

Koogz
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-21-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Kugster
Since I don't crush my own I didn't even think...

Since I don't crush my own I didn't even think about this? The more I read about low efficiency, the more I hear about this being the issue. i try to learn something new every day!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-21-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,548
Posted By Kugster
I just throw mine in and rack onto them, no sac...

I just throw mine in and rack onto them, no sac either...really never had any problem with the lose hops getting stuck in racking cane.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-21-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kugster
Carbing with sugar in the keg...

I am getting ready to rack to the keg, and since i am going to let it still condition for a few more weeks...instead of carbing with Co2 this time i was thinking of just putting the sugar in the keg...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-20-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Kugster
always helps to take a reading before...

always helps to take a reading before boil...water/grain ratio seems ok...maybe the strike temp? I gather you were shooting for 150*...

I have not done a BIB...so not too sure about the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-20-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,569
Posted By Kugster
I've seen and tasted both at my LHBS and...

I've seen and tasted both at my LHBS and depending on the kiln...ya know...where they got it from could really be diff. I mean I looked at both and its hard to see a difference in the kilned...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-20-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By Kugster
It'll be fine...if there is really a lot in there...

It'll be fine...if there is really a lot in there you may have a little off flavor but i think it will be fine...it will settle out and when you rack, like BA from GA said..leave the cane a little...
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