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Forum: General Techniques 09-02-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,708
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I had the same experience with my first big beer....

I had the same experience with my first big beer. I racked it according to plan instead of according to the gravity. Start at 1.091, wait two weeks, rack, and wait again. I should have waited...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-29-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Where did you get malted sorghum and in what...

Where did you get malted sorghum and in what physical forms is it available?

I believe the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner (I think available only in TX) uses primarily sorgum for their brewing. I have...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-29-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Yes, they are rotated. It's just easier to keep...

Yes, they are rotated. It's just easier to keep the files in this orientation for printing and cutting purposes.

What is pitched lettering?
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Critique my lables template

It's nothing fancy. I based it off of Westmalle's lables. It's easy to modify and very flexible. My logo needs help, for sure, as I'm not much of a graphic designer.
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Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Well damn, that puts me to shame. Those...

Well damn, that puts me to shame. Those labels/logos are friggin' awsome.

I just figured out how to post images and was going to post my lables for critique. But now I'm a little embarassed.
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Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c10/zmroge/TheCa...

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c10/zmroge/TheCapeTemplate.gif?t=1219956468

I hope this post works.

It took all of 5 minutes to approximate your logo, insert it on the lable and play with the...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I just made you a lable template based off of my...

I just made you a lable template based off of my own template design. I use GIMP2, so if you use it (it's free BTW) you can just change the name and stats.

Only problem is I'm not so proficient...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-28-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Most of you aren't fortunate enough to have Lone...

Most of you aren't fortunate enough to have Lone Star at the ready, but I'm more that willing to drink the National Beer of Texas all night long. Save the home brew and micros to be apreciated some...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-27-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
"thumb goes above the 2 in the pink" ...

"thumb goes above the 2 in the pink"

FIFY
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-26-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Why do people always leave the thumb off the...

Why do people always leave the thumb off the shocker?!? Any woman (or monkey if you prefer) will tell you, the thumb is key to successful shocking.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-18-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,265
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Bump. Still looking for help. Does anyone...

Bump.

Still looking for help. Does anyone know where I could find this brew in the states?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-15-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,265
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Help with a Leffe Brune Clone

Hey I'm trying to get SWMBO interested in brewing. For her first batch, she said she wants to clone Abby de Leffe's dark beer, which is not available in Austin and I have never had. Has anyone here...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-11-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,935
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I'm not advocating for a stout that is 1/3 Coke. ...

I'm not advocating for a stout that is 1/3 Coke. I'm just saying that that is how much I had to mix into Guiness and Anchor Porter to get a flavor difference. Now, the sugar content ruined the beer...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-11-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,935
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Wow, some posters can be real hum-bugs, huh? ...

Wow, some posters can be real hum-bugs, huh?

I think it's a great idea, but you'll have to use way more than a can of Coke to taste anything. I had this great idea too, when I first started...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-10-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Like I said, it's only my second batch to go in...

Like I said, it's only my second batch to go in kegs. I haven't won the lotto yet, so I have to acquire gear peice at a time:(

Soon enough though, my friend. Soon enough.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-10-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
No carbonation in my kegged brew

Okay, so I just racked my blonde ale from secondary to the keg. The secondary was cold crashed so it was close to 35 deg in the keg. I turn up the pressure to 25 psi and shook the piss out of the...
Forum: General Techniques 07-07-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Thanks for the responses y'all. I was only...

Thanks for the responses y'all. I was only considering it to save time, so I guess I'll just do this the long way. Steeping the grain for 15 minutes doesn't sound like a bad idea instead of mashing...
Forum: General Techniques 07-07-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Saving time and ?'s about hop utilization

I'm trying to save some time tonight since I'm having to brew on a weekday evenning. I'm doing a partial mash and plan to start the boil (3 gallons) with all my sugars in at the same time that I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-09-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,310
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I want to ferment some Tang (the powdered...

I want to ferment some Tang (the powdered veriety). I've long considered using it as an adjunct in a batch of Apfel Wein.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-04-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I have Photoshop and GIMP, I just don't know much...

I have Photoshop and GIMP, I just don't know much about using the filters to create cool effects like that. I'll google around and look for a tutorial though. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-03-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
Imitating wine lables

I'm bottling a barley wine and want to make a lable that mimicks traditional wine lables: the kind where there's a monochrome sketch of a vinyard or chateau in the center with basic print layouts of...
Forum: General Techniques 05-23-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
recycling trub for nutrients

I'm all for reusing homebrew byproducts and limiting the amount of processed chemicals I put in my brew. I was wondering if I could just use a chunk of trub from my previous batch as nutrient in my...
Forum: General Techniques 05-14-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
1.5 lb is roughly .5 lb each of raisins,...

1.5 lb is roughly .5 lb each of raisins, currants, and apricots. Do you have a resource that gave the 75% figure for raisin?
Forum: General Techniques 05-13-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
ABV calculation after adding dry fruit

I added ~1.5 lb of dried fruits to my strong ale last week when I tranfered to secondary. It produced an unexpectedly long fermentation (still going though very slowly after 9 days) that will have a...
Forum: General Techniques 05-09-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,655
Posted By ThriceIn5Minutes
I don't know the formula to calculate heat...

I don't know the formula to calculate heat transfer, but "k" has to be taken in relation to the amount thickness of the tubes' walls. And dismissing concerns about oxidation is not so simple,...
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