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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By evenstill
What do yall think about steeping the pecans with...

What do yall think about steeping the pecans with the other grains then also adding them to the boil for 60 minutes?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,415
Posted By evenstill
What do you all think about this prospective...

What do you all think about this prospective recipe? I just guessed about how much pecan to use, should I change the amount? The boil will be in a 20 gallon Blichmann Engineering Boilermaker and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,415
Posted By evenstill
.....bump.....

.....bump.....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,074
Posted By evenstill
Can somebody convert this recipe to an...

Can somebody convert this recipe to an extract/specialty grain version?

Thanks,
evenstill
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,415
Posted By evenstill
Maple Pecan Brown Ale

I’m thinking about getting the Honey Brown Ale extract/specialty grain recipe kit from Austin HomeBrew and modifying it into a Maple Pecan Brown Ale. I’m not sure how many pounds of roasted pecans I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-04-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By evenstill
04/26/2008 9:30am: Gravity is 1.0131. ...

04/26/2008
9:30am: Gravity is 1.0131.

05/04/2008
1:15pm: Gravity is 1.011.

Since my gravity changed from 1.031 to 1.011 It’s obviously not complete yet. My question at this point is: since...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-22-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By evenstill
Update

I racked it to secondary on Sunday 04-06-08 and the gravity was 1.0169. So itís been in secondary for about 2 weeks and Iím still seeing quite a few small bubbles rising within the carboy. Is this...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,321
Posted By evenstill
I was thinking a belgian or honey wheat ale might...

I was thinking a belgian or honey wheat ale might be a good style but now that you mention it maybe a honey brown would be better.


Yeah, I was already leaning towards either Wyeast Trappist...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,321
Posted By evenstill
Plum Beer?

Iíve got a few pounds of plums left after brewing 3 gallons of plum wine and was thinking about trying a plum beer. Now, the wine was EXCELLENT paired with 70% dark chocolate so I thought about...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-14-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By evenstill
I also brew wine and wines can do better if they...

I also brew wine and wines can do better if they are super oxygenated for the first few days. I took the motor out of a couple other old hard drives but havenít been able to get them going either. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-14-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By evenstill
Stir Plate Using Hard Drive Spindle Motor

Hi,

First off, let me just say that, although Iíve done some wiring and soldering and the like, Iím not an electrician by any stretch of the imagination. With that in mind . . . . .

Iím trying...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-01-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By evenstill
So given all the above information: 1) Any...

So given all the above information:

1) Any idea why the gravity went up?

2) Whatís the difference between the my measured FG and the ďreal gravityĒ the calculator gives?

3) When figuring the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-30-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By evenstill
The kit had an expected OG of 1.056 and FG of...

The kit had an expected OG of 1.056 and FG of 1.012.

The only changes I made to the kitís recipe are:

1) I cold brewed 5 oz of ground coffee and 1 oz unsweetened coco powder in 6 cups of water...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-30-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By evenstill
Couple Quick Questions?

Ok, hereís my updated brew log. I use the brewing calculator found at http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/brew/widgets/intro.html.

Brew Log:
03/10/2008
Initial Fermentation: 12:30am Monday...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-27-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By evenstill
Will the krausen sink to the bottom when it's...

Will the krausen sink to the bottom when it's finished? What should I look for other then airlock activity (I'm leery about opening it constantly to check the gravity)?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-27-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By evenstill
Thanks all. The odor disappeared after another...

Thanks all. The odor disappeared after another day or two . . . but the fermentation is still quite active. Is this a problem?

Iíve had it in primary for almost 10 days now and there is still...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-26-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By evenstill
Brewing Beer With Wine Yeast?

I was toying with the idea of making a few big brews using Lalvin d-47 (a wine yeast) and wondered if anybody has any experience using wine yeast to brew beer? Tips . . . tricks . . . suggestions?
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-22-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By evenstill
HELP . . . Sulfur Odor!?!

I started a Belgian Specialty Ale this last Monday using the recipe below. Iíve re-suspended the yeast a couple of times using a home made Lazy Susan table so as not to introduce any oxygen. Just...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-13-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By evenstill
Double Chocolate Coffee Stout, Extract Ė Makes 5 Gallons

I recently purchased a double chocolate stout extract kit to which I made a few modifications. Though I’ve brewed a number of specialty wines before this will be my first time with beer. Does...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-13-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By evenstill
New Ingredient Profiles?

Hi. Iím new around here and had a question. Iím trying to add a few ingredients to BeerSmith but have not been able to find the profiles/spec sheets on them. Can anybody tell me (or point me in...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-28-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By evenstill
Reworked Recipes

Ok, so I reworked the recipes. I eliminated all the extra stuff and decided instead of using the same yeast for both batches (sweet/dry) and changing the amount of honey Iíd just put the same amount...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-28-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By evenstill
Here's Some Useful Information

Here is some very useful information I found that will help you achieve safer, more consistent results. Enjoy!

4g of sugar per liter of wine will produce approximately 1 standard atmosphere (atm)...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-25-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,199
Posted By evenstill
What Yeast for Plum Wine?

I’m going to be brewing a 5 gallon batch of Plum Wine and was wondering about what sort of yeast to use. I would like the final product to be semi-sweet to sweet with an alcohol content of at least...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-25-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By evenstill
How To Calculate The Final PSI For Sparkling Drinks

I want to make some sparkling wine/mead but havenít been able to find any information on how to calculate the final PSI. Iíve been told that around 2 atmospheres of pressure (around 30 PSI) is about...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-23-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By evenstill
*Two Maple Pecan Meads*

Ok, hereís my idea . . . two versions of a maple pecan mead. One where the pecan is up front and thatís dry and crisp like Autumn leaves. The other a sweeter maple oriented mead that tastes like...
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