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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-01-2011, 05:05 AM
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Posted By RobBug
It sounds like you may have boiled too hard. ...

It sounds like you may have boiled too hard. More rapid boiling will darken the beer a bit.

And the hydrometer readings are fine.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-01-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By RobBug
Yup that looks about right for a wheat beer. I...

Yup that looks about right for a wheat beer. I brew quite a few wheats and that looks about normal.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-31-2011, 05:08 AM
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Views: 693
Posted By RobBug
I have found thermometers will screw you....all...

I have found thermometers will screw you....all the time...unless you invest in the best.

I have heard thermopens are the shiznitz. I don't have one tbh. To expensive for me.

I invested $20...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-31-2011, 04:53 AM
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Posted By RobBug
Yes...the objective is to move the yeast to the...

Yes...the objective is to move the yeast to the "food". I have had no problems with getting activity within a few hours due to no HUGE vortex. By just disturbing the surface of the liquid you...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-31-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By RobBug
That's the great thing about home brewing. You...

That's the great thing about home brewing. You never know what is gonna get thrown at ya! How you react really defines your brew. Glad you got it together.

Tell us how it came out.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,427
Posted By RobBug
After watching this show ... especially with the...

After watching this show ... especially with the "space" tangent, ....

I...want...to...drink...a...Miller...Highlife....Help.. Coors is looking good now... help.......


For the masses it can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 123
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Posted By RobBug
In the spirit of this post: Bitchin! Ya!...

In the spirit of this post:

Bitchin! Ya! (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f45/anatomy-hbt-thread-about-beer-show-tv-221690/)

They really are stretching some of the "facts" Wow. But hey, it's ok. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 03:44 AM
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Views: 9,427
Posted By RobBug
I like how they made beer into the corner stone...

I like how they made beer into the corner stone of figuring out "germ theory". Fine by me :D
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,427
Posted By RobBug
On another note - it is obvious after watching...

On another note - it is obvious after watching the first half of this show, most people are really ignorant of the history of beer and really just think it's a means to just get drunk with. This...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,427
Posted By RobBug
West Coast showing. Let the cheese begin!

West Coast showing. Let the cheese begin!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-31-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By RobBug
Congrats - next thing you know you'll be eyeing...

Congrats - next thing you know you'll be eyeing larger coolers and kettles :D
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-31-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By RobBug
^^ This Most thermometers are +/- 2F and...

^^ This

Most thermometers are +/- 2F and those that are more precise are more expensive. I personally use a lab thermometer to calibrate all my other thermometers in the house - keeps the glass...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-29-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By RobBug
The "dullness" is the protective oxide layer...

The "dullness" is the protective oxide layer formed on copper. When you leave it immersed in a highly reactive or acidic cleaner it strips this oxide layer away.

Issue? no. dirty? no.

I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-29-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,072
Posted By RobBug
Correction - it really depends on the filter. If...

Correction - it really depends on the filter. If it's equipped with activated carbon or whatnot then it will really clean up. If you suck up the yeast it will get clogged and require backflushing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-28-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By RobBug
Nice LOL :D

Nice LOL :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-28-2011, 10:33 PM
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Views: 4,072
Posted By RobBug
Using a water filter for beer is a pretty bad...

Using a water filter for beer is a pretty bad idea.

Best case scenario, you get pure water when filtering your wort (after about the first pint then it will just clog).

Worst case scenario,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-28-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By RobBug
Heheh the cooks on my boat use those. Standard...

Heheh the cooks on my boat use those. Standard commercial kitchen utensil. Very durable. Can drop kick those things and they keep on ticking.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-28-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By RobBug
Ya don't worry about it. Unless you took the...

Ya don't worry about it. Unless you took the labels and mulched them into a nice pulp and then added it to your brew - I'm talking purposefully added many chopped up labels etc.

Ya bottoms and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-28-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By RobBug
Honestly, batch sparging is really not bad at...

Honestly, batch sparging is really not bad at all. As stated above, it's just adding hot water (~170 - 180F) to rinse the grains and get your final volume. For small batches you don't have to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-28-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By RobBug
^^ This has now earned a spot in my signature. ...

^^ This has now earned a spot in my signature. So true!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By RobBug
If you drain first and then add 170F water to...

If you drain first and then add 170F water to your mash tun you are doing what is known as a batch sparge with no mash-out. You are deactivating the enzymes in the grains but not in the first...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-06-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By RobBug
I think tig meant to spell it thus: (not knocking...

I think tig meant to spell it thus: (not knocking on spelling but just making sure it's clear)

gall   /gɔl/
[gawl]
–verb (used with object)
[...]
4. Machinery . (of either of two engaging...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-06-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By RobBug
Brass is a super soft alloy. When you put it...

Brass is a super soft alloy. When you put it together you applied a lot to tensile stress on the pipe. That alone wouldn't cause it, but if you did that many batches, you applied quite a bit of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,772
Posted By RobBug
+1 Grain to glass here in 14 days and very...

+1 Grain to glass here in 14 days and very drinkable. Buds were drinkin this 3 days out of carboy after 10 days in primary. Day 13 - good/ok. Day 14 better. Day 15 - getting better Day 16 lets...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By RobBug
If your still really worried :D - take a 2L...

If your still really worried :D - take a 2L bottle of diet somethings (i.e. diet Mt. Dew or Diet Coke). Rinse it out only --- ONLY --- twice. fill it up with water from your tap.

Store it. for...
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