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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-29-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Beer Beer and More Beer!!!!!!!

Beer Beer and More Beer!!!!!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-17-2013, 02:22 AM
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Posted By isleofman
Skip Hops, unless you want a bunch of super dry...

Skip Hops, unless you want a bunch of super dry history and stories about hops. There is about a chapter's worth of actual science and applicable brewing techniques woven throughout a whole book of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2013, 08:07 PM
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Posted By isleofman
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 06:06 PM
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Agreed. For instance, from Wyeast's website for...

Agreed. For instance, from Wyeast's website for 1056: "Mild citrus notes develop with cooler 60-66F (15-19C) fermentations."

Take this info and say, do I want mild citrus notes in the beer I am...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2013, 07:58 PM
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Posted By isleofman
A hangover :)

A hangover :)
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-25-2013, 03:57 PM
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Posted By isleofman
...One Time...

...One Time...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-24-2013, 10:06 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Your hop utilization will be lower because of the...

Your hop utilization will be lower because of the higher OG during the boil. Next time, check your gravity before your boil and adjust then.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-20-2013, 11:10 PM
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Posted By isleofman
This is just completely false. From How To...

This is just completely false.

From How To Brew:

Clean - To be free from dirt, stain, or foreign matter.
Sanitize - To kill/reduce spoiling microorganisms to negligible levels.
Sterilize -...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2013, 11:53 PM
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Posted By isleofman
I applaud your tenacity, but do you have a way to...

I applaud your tenacity, but do you have a way to temperature control all of the ferementing beer? If you want to become a better brewer, temp control is a big step.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2013, 08:27 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Parallel's my life as well, but my "gateway" beer...

Parallel's my life as well, but my "gateway" beer was Blue Moon and of course picking up homebrewing a little before "whale hunting."
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2013, 06:39 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Evolution of the craft beer drinker

Article (http://beergraphs.com/bb/28-the-evolution-of-the-craft-beer-drinker/)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2013, 06:04 PM
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Posted By isleofman
I use an STC-1000 and a chest freezer. I started...

I use an STC-1000 and a chest freezer. I started off using the probe "taped to the side of the fermenter with insulation" and had wild temperature swings. So much so, that the fermwrap would usually...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2013, 07:37 PM
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Posted By isleofman
I agree 100%, Also: The earlier in the...

I agree 100%, Also:

The earlier in the fermentation cycle the wort is, the more crucial the control needed.

Ambient temp in your cellar does not equal the temp in the fermenter.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2013, 05:20 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Less than 50k for that kind of knowledge and...

Less than 50k for that kind of knowledge and experience? Bitch please.

This sounds like the Rogue I have heard other horror stories about.
...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2013, 05:04 PM
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Views: 1,534
Posted By isleofman
I can get an ale into the bottle in 10-14 days...

I can get an ale into the bottle in 10-14 days including a 5 day cold crash with gelatin:
Around 1.055 OG
Plenty Of 02
Proper Pitch Rate
Temp Control (Inluding a way to warm the fermenter for a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2013, 05:43 PM
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Posted By isleofman
I would suggest a pumpkin ale or an Oktoberfest. ...

I would suggest a pumpkin ale or an Oktoberfest.

If you can't brew a lager, you can always try these versions of an Oktoberfest:...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2013, 05:37 PM
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Posted By isleofman
1) Follow the critical path for each step of the...

1) Follow the critical path for each step of the day. By this I mean, only get ready the equipment or ingrediants you need for the NEXT step. Try and do this while the CURRENT step is being done....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-09-2013, 04:00 PM
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Posted By isleofman
What source do you have for their numbers not...

What source do you have for their numbers not being accurate? Especially, Chris White?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-07-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By isleofman
All of those I'd love to have, but probably not...

All of those I'd love to have, but probably not more than ONCE. If more than once, definitely not back to back. Give me a well balanced 5% - 6% beer any day of the week.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-07-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By isleofman
I for one don't understand the whole "social"...

I for one don't understand the whole "social" brewday thing. I have 2 - 3 different things going on at once for most of the brew-day. I sit down for maybe 30 minutes of a 5 hour AG batch. Having to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-06-2013, 05:37 PM
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Posted By isleofman
Yeah that date/time is bogus on the front, but it...

Yeah that date/time is bogus on the front, but it is full. If you get logged in and look on the "home" page you get the real time it filled up: "The limit of two hundred and fifty (250) entries was...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-05-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By isleofman
Last one

Last one
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-05-2013, 02:03 AM
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Posted By isleofman
More

More
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-05-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By isleofman
My first legal brew day in Alabama! Jamil's...

My first legal brew day in Alabama! Jamil's Oktoberfest. Mash temp was 151. Hit it dead and lost 0.6F over an hour.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-31-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,342
Posted By isleofman
If you want a good insight into this question (at...

If you want a good insight into this question (at least through American eyes) read: http://www.amazon.com/Ambitious-Brew-Story-American-Beer/dp/0156033593
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