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Forum: For Sale 08-27-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Chaostar
I knw this is an old thread but is that SS wort...

I knw this is an old thread but is that SS wort chiller still available?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-19-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Chaostar
1272 is a great yeast. Clean and clear. Probably...

1272 is a great yeast. Clean and clear. Probably going to go with it or the 1056. Seems the attenuation can be pretty low on the 1338 and I don't want it to end up too sweet.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-19-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Chaostar
Roasted Chocolate Stout

Trying to dial in a nice stout with roastiness and chocolate tones.

Recipe is for 3 gallons:

est OG at 70% eff: 1.105
est IBU: 63

10# Marris Otter
0.5# Flaked Barley
0.5# Chocolate Malt
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-18-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,293
Posted By Chaostar
I agree. I just tapped a FF IPA I brewed recently...

I agree. I just tapped a FF IPA I brewed recently an it came out amazing! I used millennium to bitter. The FF hops are fantastic and I wouldn't want to take away from what they are being lost in the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-04-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,037
Posted By Chaostar
Mine came in recently. Had a few dings and about...

Mine came in recently. Had a few dings and about a three inch gouge in the wall. The welding is smooth on the outside but the inside not so much. Chunks of solder coming through from the outside...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-25-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By Chaostar
Spring Ale Recipe Critique

Trying to put together a something for spring with some zing.

i want o use orange zest for flavor and aroma as well as capture some complimentary aroma and flavor using perle and paradise grains....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-08-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 136,458
Posted By Chaostar
I'm wondering about this too. Getting 83 with...

I'm wondering about this too. Getting 83 with rager and 46 with Tinseth using original amounts. Targeted just IBUs for adjustents using Rager and came up with 70 but significantly dropped using...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-27-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By Chaostar
How about two shipped to 22304? Thanks

How about two shipped to 22304?

Thanks
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-22-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
When I got the grain bill, all the grains were...

When I got the grain bill, all the grains were together. I'm still working on technique to maintain good mash temps. This is only my second all-grain batch. I really appreciate all the input, every...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-17-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
Yep, it's a 2.5 gallon batch. I really...

Yep, it's a 2.5 gallon batch.

I really appreciate everybody's input. I'll stick with the Columbus. Figured nothin would be left but the bitterness and probably good to save the hops I really like...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-17-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-17-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
I'm tempted to just use the warrior to bitter as...

I'm tempted to just use the warrior to bitter as well to compliment the flavor. What do you guys think?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-15-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
Originally intended as an IPA, I tried to scale...

Originally intended as an IPA, I tried to scale the IBU down a tad so SWMBO can enjoy it as well.........she's learning as I try to get her away from commercial light beer.

I really do appreciate...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-15-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Chaostar
New recipe...please critique

I am still pretty new to all-grain but trying to develop my own recipies. I had help with the grain bill but wanted to know if I am getting the hops right.

Thanks guys.....

This is for a 2.5...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-06-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Chaostar
Sweet, I'm gonna have to look at the rackers...

Sweet, I'm gonna have to look at the rackers software.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-06-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Chaostar
Solid point. I have been looking into the BIAB,...

Solid point. I have been looking into the BIAB, might be a good route as well. Thanks
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-06-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 302,867
Posted By Chaostar
I am about to do my first AG using this method...

I am about to do my first AG using this method and I'm a little worried about the recommended sparge volume I got from BrewPal

Here's the recipe:

6# 2-row
1# Pilsen
0.75# Chrystal 60

0.5oz...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-06-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Chaostar
About to attept AG, should I trust BrewPal?

First of all, I just want to thank everyone on here for the oceans of knowledge and resources that you guys have contributed. You are all awesome!!! :rockin:

I am about to ease into AG and going...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,492
Posted By Chaostar
This happened to me on Friday with the same yeast...

This happened to me on Friday with the same yeast on a wit. I had no krausen or airlock activity all weekend. OG was 1.050. Took a hydrometer reading on Monday because I was about to re-pitch and it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-14-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Chaostar
Adding to the boil or primary you will lose a lot...

Adding to the boil or primary you will lose a lot of the strawberry flavor and aroma. For full effect and a good complementing flavor, add it to the secondary.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-14-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Chaostar
I racked it last night. I didn't use anything...

I racked it last night. I didn't use anything new.....same cleaning/sterilization process and equipment as always. I'm not too worried about it. Definintely going to brew this recipe again though.......
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-14-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Chaostar
Good call. I have a Trappist Tripel in a bucket...

Good call. I have a Trappist Tripel in a bucket right now and I think that will be the last time I use them.

Do they make a 6-6.5 gallon Betterbottle? I think they only make 5 gallon ones...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Chaostar
I know, right..... It's in a bucket but im...

I know, right.....

It's in a bucket but im gonna rack it soon. Hopefully it comes out alright. I guess I'll know in a month or so.

The airlock isn't really what got to me, it was the lack of...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Chaostar
Always trust your hydrometer.

Brewed up a batch of wit and pitched some Danstar.

24 hours later and nothing. No krausen, no airlock activity. Read a bunch of bad reviews about Munich and thought mine was bad. Waited a few days...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Chaostar
Just made a batch.... After 3 weeks in...

Just made a batch....

After 3 weeks in primary racked 2 of my 5 gallons on top of 4 pounds of strawberries. Left for 2 weeks. Just popped abottle after 2 weeks conditioning and it is great!
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