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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-23-2010, 03:54 PM
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Posted By shek
Plus, magnum are high in alpha acids so from a...

Plus, magnum are high in alpha acids so from a cost point of view it seems like a waste to dry hop with them
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-23-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,952
Posted By shek
Magnums are almost exclusively used for...

Magnums are almost exclusively used for bittering, it'd be a shame to use them for dry hopping.
From brewsmith (http://www.beersmith.com/blog/2008/05/21/dry-hopping-enhanced-hops-aroma/):
Forum: General Techniques 03-20-2010, 08:33 PM
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Views: 318,275
Posted By shek
I have a 1/4 bbl keg, and I'm estimating that I...

I have a 1/4 bbl keg, and I'm estimating that I need to cut 1/2" off the spear instead of the 3/4" stated by OP. AFAIK, it shouldn't be 1/2 of the 3/4" bc the width of the keg changes according to...
Forum: Cider Forum 02-26-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,583
Posted By shek
I had a little bit of argument with a person at a...

I had a little bit of argument with a person at a local beer bar about where the ridiculous sweetness of Scrumpy's comes from. He said it was due to complex sugars, but I doubt you could get an FG...
Forum: General Techniques 01-20-2010, 06:38 AM
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Views: 318,275
Posted By shek
Has anyone gotten around to doing no chill with a...

Has anyone gotten around to doing no chill with a sankey? I've got my first batch of pressurized fermentation going right now, and depending on how this works out I might make the next batch a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-25-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 48,249
Posted By shek
BUMP!!! Ho, Ho, Ho!!!

BUMP!!! Ho, Ho, Ho!!!
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-18-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21,618
Views: 532,421
Posted By shek
Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana

Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Santana
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-15-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 2,236,718
Posted By shek
I used Montpelier instead of Montrachet (my LHBS...

I used Montpelier instead of Montrachet (my LHBS didn't have Montrachet), and ended up putting a drop of fermcap-s/gas-x/simethicone into the carboy once I saw the krausen start to rise up the neck.
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-12-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21,618
Views: 532,421
Posted By shek
Scream Until You're Coughing Up Blood - Against...

Scream Until You're Coughing Up Blood - Against Me!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-11-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 534,078
Posted By shek
Kegging a sierra clone, a Belgian wit, and a...

Kegging a sierra clone, a Belgian wit, and a batch of apfelwein. Then pitching another apfelwein onto the cake, and brewing something not sure yet, maybe a Gordon Ale clone.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-11-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,269
Posted By shek
I thought CO2 was kinda heavy, so unless you...

I thought CO2 was kinda heavy, so unless you spend lots of time on the floor it probably isn't the CO2 (this is one of the reasons that CO2 poisoning can really ruin your day, b/c if there's enough...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By shek
Doesn't seem to. There are several threads...

Doesn't seem to. There are several threads debating the pros and cons of fermcap-s or simethicone but nobody seems to have had a bad experience using it, while a LOT of people swear by it at least...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By shek
+9999999999999999 If you are in a pinch Gas-x...

+9999999999999999
If you are in a pinch Gas-x or any similar product with simethicone in it will work (try to get unflavored if possible, and make sure it doesn't have antacid in it). I cut open...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-06-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21,618
Views: 532,421
Posted By shek
Don't Blow Your Top - KMFDM

Don't Blow Your Top - KMFDM
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-06-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,774
Posted By shek
All of my kegs happen to be from a brewery that...

All of my kegs happen to be from a brewery that has and will continue to get most of the money I spend on commercial beer. This was completely by chance, but I do wonder if there's a bit of karma...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-05-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,767
Posted By shek
:off: I noticed that when I went to d-land a...

:off:
I noticed that when I went to d-land a few weeks ago. I was in a rush though so I didn't have time to stop for a beer, but I noticed the significant change in beer selection as I walked by. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-05-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,118
Posted By shek
I was actually curious about this so I dug around...

I was actually curious about this so I dug around a bit. If you can get 192 proof, then it will boil at 172 deg F. If you're something less concentrated then the boiling point starts to rise, and...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-04-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 2,236,718
Posted By shek
Has anyone repitched on the cake for this? I'm...

Has anyone repitched on the cake for this? I'm going to rack my first batch in about a week and was wondering if it would be fine to simply drop a new botch on top of the previous yeast cake (might...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-04-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,774
Posted By shek
The bear is seriously sh*tting everywhere...I...

The bear is seriously sh*tting everywhere...I make a reference to the deposit to test fly the chopper in Clear and Present Danger, and what do yah know, the movie is on TV tonight...WTF?!?!?!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-03-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,567
Posted By shek
So what the esteemed legislator is saying; is...

So what the esteemed legislator is saying; is that the government is encouraging alcohol abuse by already having booze taxes too low...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-03-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,774
Posted By shek
Oh noes!!! Now I'm worried about all those...

Oh noes!!! Now I'm worried about all those deposits on my bottles of beer that I have been using for homebrew. Hopefully Stone doesn't raid my house to get all their bottles back...
Deposits on...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-03-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By shek
Really!!! No disrespect, no disrespect, but are...

Really!!! No disrespect, no disrespect, but are Russians really concerned with getting booze into pill form because they are having trouble drinking enough? no disrespect, no disrespect...(saying...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By shek
Revvy is so powerful that he can tell his recipes...

Revvy is so powerful that he can tell his recipes what the gravity they should be at any point in his brewing process and they immediately go to said gravity.
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-29-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,159
Posted By shek
Parasite? Stowaway? Belly fruit?

Parasite? Stowaway? Belly fruit?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-29-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By shek
no, no, no. It's all wrong! Please send it to...

no, no, no. It's all wrong! Please send it to me for proper disposal. j/k

At least think about using a blow-off tube or fermcap-s drops or simethicone so that you don't blow your top...
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