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Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Barrel aging

So I just ordered my first wine kit, im a fairly experienced brewer. I found a 5.5 gal new barrel on eBay.

I think I have a basic understanding of the wine making question. My questions are: ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-01-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 3,443,304
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I found this freezer on Craigslist for $75. ...

I found this freezer on Craigslist for $75.
It's the perfect size for 3 kegs. It's about 4' 6"

81854

The guy I got it from also gave me a 5 gal glass carbon, a 5 gal bucket and tv treys for...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-06-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,199
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I'm not real familiar with bucket brewing so I...

I'm not real familiar with bucket brewing so I can't help you there. As far as the temperature of your beer, it's not uncommon at all for the actual temperature to be 5+ degrees more than ambient....
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-02-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I made that recipe last year, I also found it a...

I made that recipe last year, I also found it a bit bland. Made my own this year and added WAY more spice in the boil and added some more in secondary. Early warm, flat tastings point to a much more...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-28-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Another IPA Recipe...

So I've purchased several ounces of Sorachi Ace hopps and have yet to find anything i want to put them in. I figure why not make a Japanese IPA, working title is SamuraIPA.
I planning on doing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-26-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Adding honey during high krausen in the primary...

Adding honey during high krausen in the primary will revive your yeast. When you begin fermentation your yeast will work on breaking down the complex sugars in the malt, then when you add the honey...
Forum: General Techniques 09-15-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Sugar adds

So I've recently read that some people will add highly fermentable sugars, say honey, a few days into primary fermentation right on top of the krausen. The idea is that the yeast has already been...
Forum: General Techniques 09-15-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I appreciate the reply. I just ordered some nylon...

I appreciate the reply. I just ordered some nylon bags.
What about the hop debris that's sitting in the bottom of my carboy? Is this going to cause off or vegetable tastes?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-14-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I'll agree, it looks like you've got a solid...

I'll agree, it looks like you've got a solid plan. The only thing I would change, based on personal preference would be to move to secondary for dry hopping and cold crashing.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-14-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,801
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I have 3 of these faucets, never had a leak, got...

I have 3 of these faucets, never had a leak, got them new out of the box.
Forum: General Techniques 09-13-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
After Boil Transfer

I've recently changed a lot of things with my brewing process and now I have a few questions.

I just had 2 holes drilled in my brew pot, one for a valve the other for a thermometer. I also got an...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-30-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I just used an immersion chiller for the first...

I just used an immersion chiller for the first time, are there any thoughts on how fast you want the water passing through the chiller?
Do you open the hose up all the way or do you pinch it back a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Added 4lbs of sweet potatoes to a brown ale... ...

Added 4lbs of sweet potatoes to a brown ale...

-7lb pale malt extract
-5lb Amber extract
-4lb Sweet potatoes

-2 oz Cascade @ 60 min
-1oz Cascade @ 15 min

-@ 10 - 5 min-
Forum: Colorado HomeBrew Forum 08-30-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Wow, I am jealous of all of you that get to live...

Wow, I am jealous of all of you that get to live in Fort Collins.

It was an interesting 3 day trip, I'm pretty sure we made all of the breweries. I really enjoyed Funkwerks (the belgian IPA is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Sweet Potatoes?

It's that time of year.
It seems like pumpkin beers are a popular topic lately. I made one last year that was pretty good, I was going to make a few subtle changes. I've been kicking around the...
Forum: Colorado HomeBrew Forum 08-21-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Thank you guys, we're meeting some friends that...

Thank you guys, we're meeting some friends that live there in town and I've already been told we're going to Mayor of Old Town. We're leaving Thursday so according to what y'all are saying we won't...
Forum: Colorado HomeBrew Forum 08-21-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Fort Collins

Hey guys,
My ol' lady and I are going to Ft. Collins for a few days. At least one of the days we were going to rent bicycles and make a tour of all the breweries we can.

Any must drink beers?...
Forum: General Techniques 07-21-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 42,827
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Thanks for correcting my use of the word mash,...

Thanks for correcting my use of the word mash, sorry if i offended you.

I guess from now on I'll ordered smushed potatoes and gravy from KFC.
Forum: General Techniques 07-21-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 42,827
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Sorry for bringing back the old post but I've got...

Sorry for bringing back the old post but I've got a question on the topic.

In the next month or so I'm wanting to make a sweet potato beer for the early fall.
I was planning on using a strong...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-07-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I'm not sure I know what you mean by getting beer...

I'm not sure I know what you mean by getting beer line for cleaning. The process i have heard about and used for the first keg on this system was to just fill a keg with 3 gal or so of water/cleaner....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-06-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Thanks for the info. I finished the build...

Thanks for the info.

I finished the build yesterday, I used roughly 6' of hose per keg (they sent a couple extra feet). I am going to Austin next weekend and with the realitvely low cost of beer...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-05-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
That was a test to see if the picture would post....

That was a test to see if the picture would post. (sorry im a new guy)

The kegs come up to just under that top shelf. I mean JUST under
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-05-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
The freezer is a stand up but its only about 4.5'...

The freezer is a stand up but its only about 4.5' tall and the base is pretty high.
http://images.craigslist.org/5E45He5M73Gb3ma3H7c6o2e494167ece61f21.jpg
the taps will only be about 6" above the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-04-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
Austin Homebrew is awesome. Had a bad experience...

Austin Homebrew is awesome. Had a bad experience ordering kegging equipment from another site, it never got shipped. Called up AHS and they took care of me. On my door step the next day.

It did...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-04-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,029
Posted By WreckinBrewCo
I have also heard nothing. pathologic. can....

I have also heard nothing. pathologic. can. grow. in. beer. from a commercial brewer. "The only way you can get sick on beer is by enjoying too much of it"
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