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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2010, 10:19 PM
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Posted By bakersbrew
its actually been three weeks. i know that is a...

its actually been three weeks. i know that is a little soon and i should give it some time. i just wanted to try it out because i am impatient.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2010, 09:29 PM
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Posted By bakersbrew
also - i pitched at 78 degrees because i couldnt...

also - i pitched at 78 degrees because i couldnt get it any colder with the immersion chiller. would this have anything to do with it?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2010, 09:27 PM
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Posted By bakersbrew
thanks for the quick response. i should also...

thanks for the quick response.

i should also mention i did a cool crash for three days after a 10 day primary. that should have cleared up the yeast haze. i was very careful when transferring to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2010, 09:03 PM
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Posted By bakersbrew
cloudy beer help

due to how busy i have been lately, i just brewed my first beer in around 6 months. needless to say, i was a little bit rusty. i hit all my mash temps and everything seemed to go right on brew day. i...
Forum: American Ale 08-05-2010, 12:03 AM
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Posted By bakersbrew
just brewed my second batch of this beer. so...

just brewed my second batch of this beer. so excited. i've got it cold crashing right now in my chest freezer. how long should i cold crash for? i have heard 3 days.

when does this beer hit its...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-29-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By bakersbrew
i just tried my CCA for the first time. it did...

i just tried my CCA for the first time. it did turn out pretty malty. it lacks a beer taste completely. not too happy with it. but i learned my lesson. next time i will nail my mash temp....or at...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-02-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By bakersbrew
I guess I didnt explain myself - I want to brew a...

I guess I didnt explain myself - I want to brew a holiday beer, not buy one. So are there any good holiday beer recipes?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-02-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By bakersbrew
Holiday Beer Suggestions

Since I always go out and buy last minute gifts that suck...this year I am going to give the gift that people truly enjoy - BEER. So I was thinking about a good holiday recipe. I want to make an...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By bakersbrew
Well I am a bit bummed that I won't end up with...

Well I am a bit bummed that I won't end up with what I thought...but lesson learned. Next time I will hit the mash temp.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By bakersbrew
My temperature was supposed to be 152-154 but I...

My temperature was supposed to be 152-154 but I ended up around 158-160 at the beginning. When I noticed about 15 minutes in I stirred and got it down to 152 for 35-40 minutes.

So basically I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By bakersbrew
Second AG - did I blow it?

So I ended up brewing a Caramel Cream Ale because I had a couple days off work. I didnt have the best info (the mash schedule I had seemed way off) so I sort of winged it.

I ended up way over my...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-31-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 53,184
Posted By bakersbrew
Catt...indeed it is hard to reach the bottom. And...

Catt...indeed it is hard to reach the bottom. And I have had two beer leaks. I had to come up with clever ways to clean that beer out.

But it had to be that tall so I could fit my third keg in...
Forum: Specialty Beer 07-31-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 67,688
Posted By bakersbrew
So I ended up brewing this today because I had a...

So I ended up brewing this today because I had a couple days off work. Since I didnt have the best info I just winged it.

I ended up way over my mash temp because last time I was way under. I...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-30-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 53,184
Posted By bakersbrew
definitely. this was much easier than i...

definitely. this was much easier than i suspected. seriously, you should go with this because it is much easier to change the kegs. and i heard there is an issue with the beer warming in the tower....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-15-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,101
Posted By bakersbrew
best serving temp

what is the best serving temp for kegged beer? i have my kegerator at 38 but sometime it drops a little lower. what should it be at? i never really looked into this. i am also having trouble hitting...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-15-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By bakersbrew
that is an awesome set up. where did you get it?...

that is an awesome set up. where did you get it? or did you build it? any instructions and pricing?

i am using deathbrewers method. i made a really great first AG using this method, but i would...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-13-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By bakersbrew
PBR is, in my opinion, the best cheap beer. its...

PBR is, in my opinion, the best cheap beer. its definitely not my first choice, but if it was between BMC or PBR i would go with a PBR anyday.
Forum: Specialty Beer 07-12-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 67,688
Posted By bakersbrew
so your mash temp is always supposed to be around...

so your mash temp is always supposed to be around 153. got it. i just didnt understand this -

Schedule:
01:33:00 Mash In - Liquor: 4.0 gal; Strike: 175.0 F
01:35:36 Mash Out - Heat: 2.6 min;...
Forum: Specialty Beer 07-12-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 67,688
Posted By bakersbrew
cheese, i dont understand your schedule and...

cheese, i dont understand your schedule and mashing temps. i just brewed my first AG so i am pretty new. is there anyway you can explain it a little more? here is the way i understand it -

4...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-11-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,310
Posted By bakersbrew
i know its a ripoff. but none of these orchards...

i know its a ripoff. but none of these orchards are close to me. and i am short on time.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-11-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,310
Posted By bakersbrew
you are telling me...i went to gelsons ( a...

you are telling me...i went to gelsons ( a mistake because i knew how ridiculously high their prices were already) and ended up paying 35 dollars for 5 gallons of martinellis apple juice. i was just...
Forum: General Techniques 07-09-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By bakersbrew
68 degrees. it is in my fermentation fridge. no...

68 degrees. it is in my fermentation fridge. no yeast nutrient. just pitched right onto the apple juice. i followed your directions exactly. except i used matrinellis 100% apple juice. it was the...
Forum: General Techniques 07-09-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By bakersbrew
i used the montrachet. but i filled it about as...

i used the montrachet. but i filled it about as full as you fill it ed. i also replaced the airlock last night and this morning it was filled again. why is my fermentation so intense? no one has ever...
Forum: General Techniques 07-09-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By bakersbrew
I've got apfelwein in my airlock

so i just started my first batch of apfelwein. i think i filled the better bottle too full because there is a mixture of apple juice and vodka in the airlock. this stuff is bubbling like crazy.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-08-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By bakersbrew
yeah it is very green after only 10 days. think i...

yeah it is very green after only 10 days. think i will wait another 4 days or so before i take another pull from the keg. woe is me. i only have two kegs to drink from for 4 days. what is a good next...
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