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Forum: General Techniques 04-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By brewbeerry
Suggestions to prevent homebrew twang in next batch

I would also suggest water chemistry as the source of problems. My first major improvement to my beers was solid fermentation temp control; how do you control this aspect? Then mash ph control has...
Forum: Brew Science 03-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By brewbeerry
I received my MW102 pH meter about 8 days ago,...

I received my MW102 pH meter about 8 days ago, calibrated it, and have already put it to good use. Thanks for the sound advice, after looking at EZ Water and Bru'n Water spreadsheets, I ditched this...
Forum: General Techniques 03-06-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By brewbeerry
What makes some beers cloudy or clear?

Irish moss helped me a tiny bit but recently I have started adjusting my water chemistry. Every batch that I have added CaCl to has been crystal clear and without chill haze. Palmers website has a...
Forum: General Techniques 03-02-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By brewbeerry
Steep Bl Patent for color?

I usually throw some black patent on top of the mash right before I sparge to make my black IPA- usually 5% of whatever my mash grain bill was. It gets really dark and extracts a tiny bit of roast.
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By brewbeerry
I've used the fresh zest of whatever is the most...

I've used the fresh zest of whatever is the most aromatic orange you can find in the grocery store and it came out great. I've seen a few people add the peel but follow the majority who believe that...
Forum: Brew Science 01-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By brewbeerry
Help with 1st time water adjustments

Hi, I used BrauKaiser's tutorial for the at home water test (not as detailed as a Ward's test since I dont have sulfate info, etc) but it gave me a good starting point. My pale beers come out...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-31-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By brewbeerry
I just tasted a blonde ale split batch- half...

I just tasted a blonde ale split batch- half fermented with us05 and the other half with wlp500, both at 68f for 6 days before going to room temperatures. The wlp500 bottle I just tasted smells and...
Forum: General Techniques 11-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By brewbeerry
Started a 1.060 porter with grated ginger at 10...

Started a 1.060 porter with grated ginger at 10 mins and cinnamon stick in whirlpool earlier this morning. Just finished up an hour ago in time for the Packers game
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-19-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By brewbeerry
Hardywood Brewery in Richmond VA ages their...

Hardywood Brewery in Richmond VA ages their Hoplar DIPA on poplar. Pretty smooth and fresh/crisp addition that compliments the hopping
Forum: General Techniques 11-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,659
Posted By brewbeerry
Ive made a KY common and oaked it, came out very...

Ive made a KY common and oaked it, came out very nice and smooth...do get a bourbon character from it and that only took about 3 weeks to make (2 in primary, 1 in secondary with more oak than...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By brewbeerry
I totally agree with you, different worlds. I...

I totally agree with you, different worlds. I would definitely drop the chocolate malt and maybe the crystal 80L. I've never used dark wheat or debittered malt so cant comment on that. I usually cap...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-04-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By brewbeerry
Sounds like a winner!

Sounds like a winner!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By brewbeerry
Thanks for info. I took them out and put on...

Thanks for info. I took them out and put on stirplate overnight and am cold crashing them again this morn. Thought 8 hours would put them to sleep in fridge, maybe they were still working and it was...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-03-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By brewbeerry
Harvested Bell's Amber Ale Question

Alright so I harvested the yeast from 5 bottles of Bell's Amber Ale and stepped it up about 3 times on a stir plate. I have read around about what possible strain this is, many saying its fruitier...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-03-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By brewbeerry
A cream ale or blonde with some Willamette or...

A cream ale or blonde with some Willamette or Tettnang or even Cascade sounds pretty tasty, simple, and enjoyable. maybe first wort hop for a mellow bitterness?

ive made this:...
Forum: Fruit Beer 09-08-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 126,300
Posted By brewbeerry
brewed this on 7/19/13, racked onto raspberries...

brewed this on 7/19/13, racked onto raspberries on 7/31, and bottled on 8/5/13...what a winner! like liquid raspberry. i upped the malt a bit to get to 1.060 and added a touch munich because the...
Forum: American Ale 09-08-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 53,040
Posted By brewbeerry
Brewed 2 gallons of this 8/3/13 substituting...

Brewed 2 gallons of this 8/3/13 substituting Chinook for Cluster. I bottled half as was (1.054 OG to 1.015 FG) and oaked the other gallon on .35 oz toasted Jack Daniels oak chips for 5 days (toasted...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-08-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 33,728
Posted By brewbeerry
i brewed this today and wow...1.085 OG after...

i brewed this today and wow...1.085 OG after cooling to pitching temps...I forgot to factor in the brown sugar and lactose into my grain bill for gravity. hopefully it will ferment out enough, i...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-06-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 33,728
Posted By brewbeerry
im going to brew this tomorrow! 2 row, some...

im going to brew this tomorrow! 2 row, some munich, tiny bit of flaked barley, and i like the sound of that 120L addition so may throw in a small amount of crystal or special B then follow the rest...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-05-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By brewbeerry
i like the sound of this, need to add to brew...

i like the sound of this, need to add to brew list! so no bitterness from the pith of the peel? i found tangerine zest to be way better than generic orange zest in a few recipes i used it in, more...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-06-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By brewbeerry
a bock with a clean ale yeast? thats what im...

a bock with a clean ale yeast? thats what im thinking about since i had an amazing rye bock this weekend..
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By brewbeerry
i feel your pain. i just bottled an american...

i feel your pain. i just bottled an american wheat this morning with late sorachi ace additions- also first time using the hop. The hydrometer sample before priming sugar was all dill and sourness....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-31-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By brewbeerry
My 1st all-Simcoe beer was definite mango and...

My 1st all-Simcoe beer was definite mango and peach with a bit of pineapple- very tropical. When I did a Russian River R2H56 there was still some mango and apricot. I was surprised by the flavor on...
Forum: American Ale 02-23-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By brewbeerry
brewed this up yesterday, but messed up my OG. ...

brewed this up yesterday, but messed up my OG. used to doing 1 gallon batches but did a 2 gallon for this one, totally spaced and didnt realize i shouldve expected a longer boil time with more wort-...
Forum: General Techniques 02-14-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By brewbeerry
having never done 5 gallon batches I cant speak...

having never done 5 gallon batches I cant speak with complete truth, but I would imagine you might save 1-1.5 hrs with smaller batches depending on equipment and what you're brewing. like others...
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