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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-07-2011, 07:46 PM
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Incutrav, I'm making a similar beer - maple...

Incutrav,

I'm making a similar beer - maple smoked "bacon" stout. I'm going for a smokey stout with noticeable maple. How much of the maple bacon coffee did you use, how did you add it (just...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-21-2011, 10:15 PM
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Views: 1,386
Posted By ericelmer
Nelson Sauvin Single Hop IPA Extract

I'm about to brew a single hop IPA with Nelson Sauvin. I bought 8oz from Rebel Brewer at 11.4 AA Any thoughts?

9.9 lbs Golden Light LME
.5 lb wheat
.5 lb crystal 20
1 oz @ 60 min
1 oz @ 20 ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-19-2010, 12:30 AM
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Views: 315
Posted By ericelmer
My First Recipe -Advice and Opinions Needed!

I created my first recipe and would love some tips/advise/opinions. It is a Double IPA, I am going for a strong hop aroma but not extreme bitterness coplimented by malty backbone. I want a complex...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 09-02-2010, 07:41 PM
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Posted By ericelmer
Just brewed this last night! I found organic...

Just brewed this last night! I found organic pumpkin pie at Publix for about $2.50 a can. I baked the pumpkin for an hour, then let it cool for a little bit before putting it in a cheesecloth. The...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-31-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By ericelmer
Home Brewers in Naples Florida

Are there any home brewers in Naples out there? I just moved down here and would love to start a club, monthly gathering, or something! I have 4 great beers I want another homebrewer to try too ( I...
Forum: General Techniques 08-15-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By ericelmer
Half full carboy

I have a porter with vanilla beans in my 5 gallon glass carboy. I want to add some oak chips soaked in makers mark to half the batch, but all I have is a 5 gallon glass carboy, 6 gallon plastic...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 08-06-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,641
Posted By ericelmer
Thanks Mateo, I met a bunch of cool homebrew guys...

Thanks Mateo, I met a bunch of cool homebrew guys and want to send them some American craft beers that are nearly impossible to find in Brazil. What carrier would you normally use (UPS, FEDEX, etc.)?
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 08-06-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,641
Posted By ericelmer
Does anyone know how to ship beer from the states...

Does anyone know how to ship beer from the states to Brazil and what to declare for customs?
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 07-12-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,641
Posted By ericelmer
Muito Obrigado PhilBrasil! Skol and Brahma...

Muito Obrigado PhilBrasil!

Skol and Brahma are the usual suspects in Brazil although the international version of Brahma which is now pretty sparse in the US is apparently different than the...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 07-08-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,641
Posted By ericelmer
Oi, eu sou um aluno de intercambio em...

Oi, eu sou um aluno de intercambio em florianopolis e também nos estados unidos eu produzo cerveja artesanal. Eu estou interassado em ver como vocês trabalham no Brasil. Estarei em Florianópolis, SC...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-15-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By ericelmer
How many ounces of oak did you use per 5 gallons?

How many ounces of oak did you use per 5 gallons?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-15-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By ericelmer
Thanks shamrock, I'm looking for a very...

Thanks shamrock,

I'm looking for a very subtle oak flavor.

What are the big differences between dry hopping in the primary vs. secondary?

I would imagine the hop flavor and aroma would be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-15-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By ericelmer
I'm brewing an IPA similar to Cigar City's Jailai...

I'm brewing an IPA similar to Cigar City's Jailai tonight, then will let it sit in the primary until next wednesday when I'll rack it to my secondary and possibly add the oak chip. Any thoughts on if...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By ericelmer
Thanks for the advise! I can have my...

Thanks for the advise!

I can have my girlfriend throw in the dry hops while I am away. When would be the ideal time to dry hop. As of now I'm planning to have her dry hop it 2 weeks before...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By ericelmer
Aged IPA with Oak Chips a Good Idea?

I'm hoping to brew 5 gallons of an (AG) & Extract IPA today which I will leave it in the primary fermenter until next Wednesday, then rack it in a secondary (glass carboy) for 6 weeks at about 65...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
Thank you for the tips! Will a belgian wit...

Thank you for the tips!

Will a belgian wit do well at the temps of (70-80F) for 6 weeks in a glass carboy? I bought the ingredients for a recipe yesterday when I was anticipating being able to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
I'm not sure, today was the first time I've...

I'm not sure, today was the first time I've checked. I've been too nervous to open the fermentor because I'm nervous of contamination.

I'm going to leave it for a few more days to be careful.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
I guess I'll have to wait until I get back. My...

I guess I'll have to wait until I get back. My apartment during the day is normally about 75, and I'll have no control over it while I'm gone. I was hoping to have bottled the beer by then but if I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
So do you think my bottles will explode if I...

So do you think my bottles will explode if I bottle now?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
I don't have a secondary yet, just a bottling...

I don't have a secondary yet, just a bottling bucket but I plan to change this soon. I'm going to bottle my first batch when it's ready then brew another one to sit for awhile.

Does anyone...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By ericelmer
Final Gravity too High?

I have had a belgian dark strong ale (extract, 5 gallon) in the primary for two weeks now. It was my first batch and I forgot to record the OG. Today is supposed to be bottling day but the FG is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-07-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By ericelmer
Sorry about that, I wasn't quite sure how it...

Sorry about that, I wasn't quite sure how it worked!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-07-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By ericelmer
Fruit Flies in my Air Lock

Today is day 9 of my primary fermentation of a belgium strong ale which is in a plastic food grade 6-gallon bucket. This morning I noticed that there were three tiny fruit flies in the water in my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-07-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By ericelmer
I went to switch the airlock from water to...

I went to switch the airlock from water to sanitizing solution and discovered that the small flakes were actually three little fruit flies! I took a peek through the airlock hole and did not see any...
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