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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2009, 03:49 AM
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Posted By batches_brew
Thanks for the advice. I'll try it.

Thanks for the advice. I'll try it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2009, 02:00 AM
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Views: 468
Posted By batches_brew
Upon closer inspection, I noticed the beer level...

Upon closer inspection, I noticed the beer level is almost to the top, and only a tiny bump is dry. Not enough to worry about, the majority is submerged. Thank goodness. This is a real hopped up...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2009, 01:51 AM
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Posted By batches_brew
It's three oz of hops for an IIPA. I think next...

It's three oz of hops for an IIPA. I think next time I'll use a larger carboy when hopping so much. When the photo was taken, the hops were expanding, pushing wort out of the top, but then settled...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2009, 01:44 AM
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Views: 468
Posted By batches_brew
Dry Hopping Question: Dry Hops

I had to bring this to the noob section and hopefully this isn't the dumbest question in history. Here it is. Should my hops actually be dry? I ask, because after two days of dry hopping, the top...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-05-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
How does this look? Partial Mash OG 1.080 ...

How does this look?

Partial Mash OG 1.080 IBU 104

Fermentables
US 2-Row Malt 5.00 lb
US Caramel 10L Malt 0.50 lb
US Caramel 60L Malt 0.25 lb
German CaraAmber 0.25 lb
Extract - Light...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2009, 02:20 AM
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Posted By batches_brew
Cool. I'm going to go for it. Cheers.

Cool. I'm going to go for it. Cheers.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2009, 02:13 AM
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Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
Cool, thanks. how about this? OG 1.078 4...

Cool, thanks. how about this?

OG 1.078
4 lbs 2-row
.5 lbs caramel 10L
.5 lbs caramel 60L
1.5 lbs sugar
6 lbs extract

that's about 8% caramel. should I ease it back a little?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
Wuddya make of this? ...

Wuddya make of this?

http://www.brew-monkey.com/articles/Better_Hoppy_Beers.pdf

says keep your crystal malt to a minimum
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
Are you being sarcastic? or do you agree. Tell...

Are you being sarcastic? or do you agree. Tell me if I learned wrong. that would be more helpful, but thanks anyway. :rockin: ;)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2009, 01:34 AM
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Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
What specialty grains would you use for regional IIPA?

I want to brew an American IIPA meaning all American ingredients. I'm going for real high IBU 80+ and I want a decent malty backbone.

Partial mash, I'm using US 2-row. I was going to use some...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-31-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By batches_brew
Late Addition All Extract

Is it OK to add all extract at the end of the boil if partial mashing a good amount of base malts? My inquiring mind wants to know.

Easy question, right?
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 12-24-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,723
Posted By batches_brew
Yeah. I noticed they wrinkled a little after a...

Yeah. I noticed they wrinkled a little after a month of refrigeration. They stayed on and still looked good.

Here are a few new pics I took tonight.

...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-12-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By batches_brew
You're right. It was not intentional. I have...

You're right. It was not intentional. I have nothing to do with homebrew forum politricks. I get along with everybody. :mug:

I fixed it.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-12-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By batches_brew
Dunno yet. I still have to finish this one by...

Dunno yet. I still have to finish this one by Saturday. :cross:

I guess it will depend on my assignments.

I updated the beer page so the hefe bottle pic rolls over to a glass of the beer...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-12-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By batches_brew
good idea. thanks, that's a must

good idea. thanks, that's a must
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-11-2008, 06:53 PM
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Views: 819
Posted By batches_brew
Batches Brew Website

I made this for web design 1 class. I wish it were real. maybe in 2010.

I'm going to fix it up in web design 2. We'll see how that goes.

batchesbrew.com (http://www.batchesbrew.com)

Just...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-05-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,334
Posted By batches_brew
I use BeerAlchemy on a Mac and while I haven't...

I use BeerAlchemy on a Mac and while I haven't tried the late addition method yet, I typed it in my program and it calculates the rise in IBUs. Pretty cool.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-30-2008, 09:12 AM
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Posted By batches_brew
Miles Davis "Bitches Brew"

Miles Davis "Bitches Brew"
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-28-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By batches_brew
Poor ethics that lead to poor sales. Their loss....

Poor ethics that lead to poor sales. Their loss. I wouldn't talk to the manager but I would have said something at the time, like, "Hold up? Is that lager yeast? at 70 degrees?"

I'd stop...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 11-28-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,723
Posted By batches_brew
Thanks all. I haven't been around for a minute. ...

Thanks all. I haven't been around for a minute. Here's a pic of my now long gone Bloody Knucks Pale ale.

http://www.batchesbrew.com/images/animatedpour.gif

It was amazing and real hoppy. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-16-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,002
Posted By batches_brew
I use this kind of opportunity to educate about...

I use this kind of opportunity to educate about American non piss beer. You can connect on the common ground of hating BMC beer, and then let them in on a little secret. American Craft Brew and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-01-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By batches_brew
krauzen deposits in secondary?

I have a stout in a secondary carboy and I've noticed a little ring around the edges at the surface of the beer. It's the first time I've seen this.

I didn't notice any krauzen bubbles on the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-29-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By batches_brew
Just don't over complicate the process. It's...

Just don't over complicate the process. It's easier in practice than in theory.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-24-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By batches_brew
(Og-Fg )*129= Abv question, why do...

(Og-Fg )*129= Abv


question, why do different references use different numbers to multiply by?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-24-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By batches_brew
I would rather rack to a glass carboy with less...

I would rather rack to a glass carboy with less headspace. Also, plastic is permeable, so if you end up leaving it on the secondary to long, that may have a negative effect. At least so I've heard...
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