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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-11-2013, 07:47 PM
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Posted By cookinwood
Protein rest?

Since I have started all grain... Things that I feel have helped my efficiency greatly to where I can practically brew with my eyes close is consistent techniques and use of equiptment.

1)I agree...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,634
Posted By cookinwood
I'm still calling it a CDA because I live in...

I'm still calling it a CDA because I live in Cascadia.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,634
Posted By cookinwood
Why is your efficiency so low? Is this all grain...

Why is your efficiency so low? Is this all grain or partial? I think 1.075 is the maximum. Lets talk about this.:mug:b
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-13-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By cookinwood
I have tried the jar method, it didnt seal. Plus...

I have tried the jar method, it didnt seal. Plus you have to stick it in boiling water to perform a canning method on the yeast to prevent botulism.
Forum: Introductions 11-13-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By cookinwood
Welcome Aboard.

Good work on your first brew! I remember my first batch... Wait, I don't. I think I did a newcastle clone. Anyway, welcome to one of the most rewarding hobbies ever. :mug:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-13-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By cookinwood
Yeast Starter?

Just wondering has anyone ever tried to take dormant yeast off of a beer.
I have done this and put it into a food saver bag and pulse vac and sealed it. I have used washed yeast before, but i...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-08-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,636
Posted By cookinwood
I had this same problem and found out my ph was...

I had this same problem and found out my ph was 7-7.2 so i just used about 1.25 tablespoon of gypsum per gallon of mashing water it sounds like a lot but it buffered my water to 5.2-5.4 that was...
Forum: Brew Science 11-08-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,580
Posted By cookinwood
I had the same problem... weird smelling water in...

I had the same problem... weird smelling water in the summer, good water in the winter, I just bought a whole house filter and a good filter that takes 99.9% of all contaminants and smells out of the...
Forum: Brew Science 11-08-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By cookinwood
16g Nitrogen chargers in corny keg

Has anyone ever used nitrogen 16g capsules to cream a already primed keg?
I have some on order and was wondering how many to use in a keg that i prime with corn sugar instead of co2.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By cookinwood
there is also this method for true yeast ...

there is also this method for true yeast

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?action=printpage;topic=102.0
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By cookinwood
not sure but here is a article on wine instead of...

not sure but here is a article on wine instead of beer

http://www.beer-wine.com/products/citric-acid

bitter orange peel, grains of paradise and mortared coriander seed are adjuncts used in...
Forum: Pilsner 11-04-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,092
Posted By cookinwood
Happy Pils

Batch size 5.2 gallons
Boil size 6.4 gallons
Boil time 60 minutes
Grain weight 9.5 pounds
Efficiency 75%
Original gravity 1.049
Final gravity 1.013
Alcohol (by volume) 4.6%
Bitterness...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-29-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,855
Posted By cookinwood
I have made batches of jalapeno beer in the past...

I have made batches of jalapeno beer in the past and have found that if you roast them and remove the skin you will leave the vegetable flavor behind.... for 5 gallons i used 3 roasted jalapenos...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By cookinwood
bovine i like your profile pic, it looks like...

bovine i like your profile pic, it looks like cows do eat cars.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By cookinwood
I have been using 2 digital thermometers that...

I have been using 2 digital thermometers that read almost the same so calibration isnt the issue. I agree that 145 is a little low.
Thank you both for your input, I am going to shoot for around...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By cookinwood
Low mash Temp

Hi Everyone, just a few quick questions...
1) If i lower my mash temperature from 152 to 145 will this create a thinner body beer for a pilsner and a crisper hoppier beer for a IPA.
These are my...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-22-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By cookinwood
Ok, I totally redid the post, very east to read...

Ok, I totally redid the post, very east to read now.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-22-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By cookinwood
Cool thank you I will edit it right now. I am...

Cool thank you I will edit it right now. I am new to this.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-22-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By cookinwood
Turning your 5 gallon Corny into Primary

http://s1004.photobucket.com/albums/af169/chefboy9/?action=view&current=309438c2.pbw&
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-21-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,634
Posted By cookinwood
Don't shoot the messenger. I am just quoting...

Don't shoot the messenger. I am just quoting Brew Your Own Magazine July-August 2010 page 27-28 under "Comments" on what a panel of professional brewers agreed on. I agree that why put grain in it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-21-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,634
Posted By cookinwood
I brewed one of the clones today. I think its...

I brewed one of the clones today. I think its gonna be good. They say you should close your eyes and be able to smell and taste a IPA without smelling or tasting the tannins from the dark roast...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-05-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,318
Posted By cookinwood
citra

I have recently brewed an imperial IPA. I used citra as a finishing hop for 15 minutes with cascade for the final 2 minutes of knockout. I also 50/50 dryhopped with cascade/citra 1.5 ounces of...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-15-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By cookinwood
I just calculated the hop schedule with an...

I just calculated the hop schedule with an original gravity of 1.090-1.1 and got 23-25 i.b.u. with the warrior, saaz, and tettnang. Styrian goldings like tettnang have have A.A. around 4.5% I have...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-15-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By cookinwood
jalapeno hefeweizen!!!!! I make an awesome one!!!...

jalapeno hefeweizen!!!!! I make an awesome one!!!
I am excited about e.s.b. right now as well.
Pumpkin Ale... I cant wait, I put lactose in mine at knockout as well as kegging Its my pumpkin...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-15-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By cookinwood
The grains look good but malts, is all personal...

The grains look good but malts, is all personal preference. Being a chef my mentors taught me the K.I.S.S. rule in cooking. kiss stands for keep it simple stupid. the more complex/ingredients in...
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