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Forum: General Techniques 06-26-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By mrdauber64
I've heard that oxidized beer darkens. Did you...

I've heard that oxidized beer darkens. Did you cold crash it, if so you may have sucked in oxygen. According to Jamil on a recent BN show cold crashing outside of a pressurized keg will result in...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,145
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When you say that they go bad, what do you mean? ...

When you say that they go bad, what do you mean? Can you describe the off-flavors that you are getting? That might help determine if temp control is really your problem. Also, is there a specific...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 06-05-2014, 12:20 AM
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Awesome advice guys, thanks. I brewed this beer 2...

Awesome advice guys, thanks. I brewed this beer 2 weeks ago, and it is sitting at 1.016 right now( I overshot the OG. My OG was 1.105). I bought the Brett vial about 6 months and it has been stored...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-27-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By mrdauber64
If you look at The Pious(Westy 12 clone) recipe...

If you look at The Pious(Westy 12 clone) recipe on HBT they use this yeast by starting it at 65 and letting it self rise to 83 and hold it there for 5 days. You get more Belgian character out of the...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 05-23-2014, 07:07 PM
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Quick question: I have a vial of Brett Brux that...

Quick question: I have a vial of Brett Brux that I bought a whole ago and never used, would this beer work to add the Brett to secondary and age for 9 months? I know it won't be the same beer, but...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By mrdauber64
Boil it for 15 min and hop burst it with 6...

Boil it for 15 min and hop burst it with 6 ounces of galaxy hops to make it an IPA(15, 10, 5 and flameout additions at 180 degrees and 145 degrees). Also add a pound of sugar to boost the gravity...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 05-16-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,341
Posted By mrdauber64
Surly Furious. Such an awesome beer and very...

Surly Furious. Such an awesome beer and very drinkable. I don't think I could ever get sick of it.


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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By mrdauber64
My favorite style! I have yet to repeat a hop for...

My favorite style! I have yet to repeat a hop for an APA. I use this style to get a feel for the hop profile for that particular hop(s). I have an all Galaxy pale ale now. Amarillo and Simcoe made an...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 05-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
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Mine wasn't so much Grapefruit but more tropical...

Mine wasn't so much Grapefruit but more tropical fruit(Mangos and passion fruit I would say). Amarillo/Simcoe combo gives me the huge grapefruit, I think Citra gives a different hop characteristic. ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-07-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mrdauber64
Another issue with 22's is that you have to do 2...

Another issue with 22's is that you have to do 2 pours which means the second pour will probably have the yeast from the bottom of the bottle mixed in. I prefer 12's for that reason and I don't...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-04-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By mrdauber64
Did you use any simple sugars? Since those are...

Did you use any simple sugars? Since those are 100% fermentable that will raise your attenuation. In my IPA's I use at least a pound of sugar to lower the FG.


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Forum: General Techniques 05-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,764
Posted By mrdauber64
Very interesting subject. Thanks for the...

Very interesting subject. Thanks for the suggestion on the book, I'll definetly be reading that!

In the most recent BYO they discuss Brett. The author mentions that Brett actually prevents...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,926
Posted By mrdauber64
I've always had problems with English yeast...

I've always had problems with English yeast stalling out, then re fermenting in the bottle resulting in an over carbonated beer. I've had this happen with 1968 and 002. I'm now scared to brew an...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-28-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By mrdauber64
I've heard from Jamil on his BN network show that...

I've heard from Jamil on his BN network show that anything with roasted grains and low hops will keep for a long time. He stated that roasted grains have an antioxidant quality to them.


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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By mrdauber64
Northern Brewer(Minneapolis store is newer and...

Northern Brewer(Minneapolis store is newer and bigger) and Midwest Supplies are awesome and located in the metro. Also Brew and Grow in Spring Lake Park is a small but nice shop.


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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,019
Posted By mrdauber64
Would it be possible to save the CO2 during...

Would it be possible to save the CO2 during Fermentation by running the blow-off tube to a spare carboy. After fermentation is complete plug the hole with tinfoil to seal the CO2 inside. Then at...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By mrdauber64
I believe this is also called a Randall. Dogfish...

I believe this is also called a Randall. Dogfish Head uses it and according to this article they invented it. See this link for a description:...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By mrdauber64
Make sure you have enough propane! Nothing is...

Make sure you have enough propane! Nothing is worse that running out of propane midway through your boil and having to run up to the store to get a refill.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By mrdauber64
Citra Hops. Such a refreshing break from the...

Citra Hops. Such a refreshing break from the typical Simcoe and Centennial IPA's.
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 04-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By mrdauber64
I think you should be good with the starter you...

I think you should be good with the starter you added. Some people actually under pitch Belgian yeast to get more yeast character out of it. Add the other sugar a couple a couple days into...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By mrdauber64
Stop chilling at 180 and let it free fall for 30...

Stop chilling at 180 and let it free fall for 30 min while the hops steep. At the end of 30 min chill to the normal 65 degrees and transfer to your fermenter.


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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By mrdauber64
Throw it in as a dry hop. I love dry hopping...

Throw it in as a dry hop. I love dry hopping with citra. For your flamout hops drop your temp to 180 degrees before throwing them in there and let them steep for 30 min. You will get awesome aroma...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,335
Posted By mrdauber64
Surly Furious - favorite IPA/hoppy beer Sierra...

Surly Furious - favorite IPA/hoppy beer
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale - Easy drinking summer beer
Stone Russian Imperial Stout - nice big stout to keep me warm in the Minnesota winters

For homebrew I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-16-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By mrdauber64
I get around 80% to 85%(if I do a 90 min. Mash)...

I get around 80% to 85%(if I do a 90 min. Mash) It sounds like you are doing a single sparge. Try splitting your sparge into a double sparge(equal parts). The double sparge has helped my efficiency....
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 04-13-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By mrdauber64
It looks like two pounds of sugar will add 12...

It looks like two pounds of sugar will add 12 points(according to iBrewmaster). So if you are given 1.050 wort the sugar will bring it up to 1.062. You could compensate by adding 1 pound DME to get...
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