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Forum: General Chit Chat 12-12-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,494
Posted By elbajista
Yessir. Sure am. Building the arsenal, have a...

Yessir. Sure am. Building the arsenal, have a Keltec p3at as my everyday carry (yes, it conceals in board shorts!) and a Taurus .45 for the house. Also, my absolute favorite, the "Commie," otherwise...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 12-12-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,910
Posted By elbajista
Okay well here's my batch: 6c water 4c...

Okay well here's my batch:

6c water
4c dark brown sugar
1.75L vodka
8Tbps Bustello instant espresso
1tbs vanilla extract

Came out really sweet, almost too much, even though it's about 20%...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 11-27-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,910
Posted By elbajista
Anyone used instant espresso? I'm thinking a Cafe...

Anyone used instant espresso? I'm thinking a Cafe Bustelo addition would be excellent.
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 11-26-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By elbajista
Saint Augustine

Any Saint Augustine brewers here? Getting back into homebrewing after a coupla year hiatus. Looking to see what other brew-heads there are in the Oldest City.
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 11-26-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,192
Posted By elbajista
Sweet! I didn't know there was a brewclub in the...

Sweet! I didn't know there was a brewclub in the area. Getting back into homebrewing after a long hiatus. I'm in St Augustine.
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-13-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 42,362
Posted By elbajista
Registered Nurse, Emergency Dept. In school for...

Registered Nurse, Emergency Dept. In school for my Bachelor's in Nursing, then onto Medical School.
Forum: Cider 11-30-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2,688
Views: 660,329
Posted By elbajista
So NorthernBrewer.com doesn't have Crystal 60L,...

So NorthernBrewer.com doesn't have Crystal 60L, so will Caramel 60L be a good substitute?
Forum: For Sale 11-23-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,904
Posted By elbajista
shipping to 32080?

shipping to 32080?
Forum: Wine Making Forum 09-03-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 296,900
Posted By elbajista
well, out of my 5.7 gallons only 3.5 made it to...

well, out of my 5.7 gallons only 3.5 made it to bottles for carbonating....Too many samples, methinks? :drunk:
Forum: Wine Making Forum 09-02-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
Idea: 2-3 dashes of angostura bitters really adds...

Idea: 2-3 dashes of angostura bitters really adds complexity for those who want a little more in their Apfelwein. Yum! :drunk:
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-27-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
It's time to bottle my Apfelwein, but I won't be...

It's time to bottle my Apfelwein, but I won't be able to make it the my LHBS in time for the bottling session. All I have in the house is Turbinado sugar, which is different than refined table sugar....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-27-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By elbajista
Have no shame whatsoever! PBR is American brewed,...

Have no shame whatsoever! PBR is American brewed, and a damn good lager to boot. I love the stuff, both for its refreshing quality and the price. Also, be sure to buy the pack of 16oz cans. It's...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-22-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
Anyone used Martinelli Organic AJ? There's a...

Anyone used Martinelli Organic AJ? There's a discount organic grocery nearby that sells 50oz bottles for $1.99, making a 5 gallon batch cost around $25 for juice.

I figure that the extra $8 for...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,594
Posted By elbajista
Can someone explain this bill in layman's terms?

Can someone explain this bill in layman's terms?
Forum: Mead Forum 08-20-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By elbajista
I'm definitely interested in this idea....

I'm definitely interested in this idea. subscribed.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-19-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
2nd taste test of Apfelwein, straight from the...

2nd taste test of Apfelwein, straight from the carboy. VERY dry, only slightly reminiscent of apples due to young age, but the apple tones will definitely come forward with time. Post-fermentation...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-18-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By elbajista
This happened all the time at the bar I worked...

This happened all the time at the bar I worked at. Anytime we'd run out of one any of the BMC-esque beers we'd just put whatever other BMC beer we had on that tap to prevent people from flipping out...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-15-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By elbajista
I just threw up in my mouth a little.

I just threw up in my mouth a little.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-14-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
I couldn't wait any longer, so last night I took...

I couldn't wait any longer, so last night I took a hydro reading and a sample.

It appeared that fermentation was complete, as bubbles were/are few and far between. According to my hydro with temp...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-09-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 81,079
Posted By elbajista
18,812 + 5.7 gallons Apfelwein = 18817.7

18,812 + 5.7 gallons Apfelwein = 18817.7
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-09-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12,475
Views: 2,268,286
Posted By elbajista
I started my batch on the 29th of July, 10 days...

I started my batch on the 29th of July, 10 days ago, and I'm getting less than 1 bubble/minute. Is this normal?

Due to my temperature situation, my Apfelwein has been around 76/78 degrees, so...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-08-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 296,900
Posted By elbajista
That's 143,264 12 oz. servings! Just think,...

That's 143,264 12 oz. servings!

Just think, if the average batch ingredients cost roughly $20 that mean that HBTers have spent almost $54,000.oo on Apfelwein!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By elbajista
Would you suggest leaving it unchanged? came out...

Would you suggest leaving it unchanged? came out about 3.93%?

I thought about it more, and I think I'd really overall like to boost the hop rate, gravity, and lesser so the ETOH content (5-6%)....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-07-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By elbajista
I'm not sure either, just looking for...

I'm not sure either, just looking for suggestions. I wish I could find a list of kit contents online! Does anyone have a list of what's included?

Also, I'm looking for what's included in the True...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-07-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By elbajista
Beefing up a Brewer's Best kit (American Light)

I found a guy selling an unopened Brewer's Best American Light kit for really cheap, about half off the full price.

I figure that for the price (around $20) it's a great deal, especially...
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