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Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-05-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Yes, that may have been the original popular...

Yes, that may have been the original popular understanding. But as I mentioned before, in this particular style a distinction has been emerging for some time among many of the craft brewers. Where a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-05-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Bierliebhaber
There is, however, a growing trend among craft...

There is, however, a growing trend among craft brewers to distinguish between a Double IPA and an Imperial IPA. A Double would tend towards the dryer side with little in the way of malt presence, but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-02-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Have you noticed any missing bandaids? Because I...

Have you noticed any missing bandaids? Because I think I found one.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-01-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,555
Posted By Bierliebhaber
I use the blue 15g barrels that LHBS dispenses...

I use the blue 15g barrels that LHBS dispenses LME from. I have two and I got both of them for free from the LHBS. Your standard bottling bucket plastic spigot will fit the threads on the bungholes.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-01-2013, 09:02 AM
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Views: 666,351
Posted By Bierliebhaber
No worries, bro.

No worries, bro.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-28-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Bierliebhaber
+1 I leave my hops in my keg and no problem...

+1
I leave my hops in my keg and no problem with grassy flavors. I love most IPAs but can't stand it when they taste like lawn clippings. Living PA, I'm sure you could just put it in the garage, if...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-26-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By Bierliebhaber
You could call it Eisstein.

You could call it Eisstein.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Bierliebhaber
That's called off-gassing. co2 will continue to...

That's called off-gassing. co2 will continue to escape after fermentation is complete. The airlock is not what tells you if your beer is fermenting. Temp change can cause the same thing. If you don't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Leave it.

Leave it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-24-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Absolutely normal

Absolutely normal
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-24-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Bierliebhaber
The method I recommend for the most potent aroma...

The method I recommend for the most potent aroma and flavor is the chuckawad technique. Take 3oz of your chosen hop(s). Chuck a wad in your mouth and chew vigorously to a fine paste. Spit that into a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By Bierliebhaber
These two may be good options for you. 30,000 btu...

These two may be good options for you. 30,000 btu (http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200455643_200455643) and 52,000 btu...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-23-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Yeah, you don't want to get reported to DYS...

Yeah, you don't want to get reported to DYS (Department of Yeast Services).
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By Bierliebhaber
They are different heat applications. The first...

They are different heat applications. The first is forced air. It heats the air. I wouldn't worry about the air movement. You know how many of us brew in the garage with the door open and wind...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Just brewed a IIPA with only whole leaf. Had no...

Just brewed a IIPA with only whole leaf. Had no problem. I use a "whirlpool" at the end, so the hops collect in the center of the kettle. I have a large wide kettle, but if you're using a keggle or...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-22-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,909
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Because common sense isn't as common as we'd like...

Because common sense isn't as common as we'd like to think. If a certain percentage of these chaps can burn down their homes using it outside, I'm sure that increases significantly using it inside....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Yeah, there are a lot of upgrades or changes to...

Yeah, there are a lot of upgrades or changes to the equipment/process that you wonder afterwards why it took so long to do. I used to do hop spider, too. It made clean up a lot easier and was a lot...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-22-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,909
Posted By Bierliebhaber
If you go with a heatstick...

If you go with a heatstick (http://www.3d0g.net/brewing/heatstick) all the second guessing would really done. It would be safer for indoor use and you'd save on propane.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-22-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bierliebhaber
The way I figured it, you get 2-3 pints of craft...

The way I figured it, you get 2-3 pints of craft beer and you also get complementary pint(s) when you go in for a free neck trim between appointments, not to mention the scalp, neck, and hand...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-22-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bierliebhaber
SWMBO...an amazing creature, indeed

SWMBO surprised me today with a hair appointment at a men's grooming establishment. It was crazy cool and relaxing. There were sports on the multiple screens around the shop. I was served...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-21-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Bierliebhaber
If you can find out how Michael Jackson took his...

If you can find out how Michael Jackson took his coffee, that should be a good start.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-21-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,909
Posted By Bierliebhaber
On commercial construction jobs where they are...

On commercial construction jobs where they are anal about safety, guess how they dry out the building when the roof goes on. They seal it up with plastic and crank up the propane heaters/jets. All...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-21-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Bierliebhaber
Well, if we're whipping them out, I had to go...

Well, if we're whipping them out, I had to go check my data. OG was 1.206 (calculated)...beer hydrometers have their limits. FG was 1.034 and that's with only 24% sugar additions (going from memory...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-19-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Bierliebhaber
22% abv barley wine/brandy that was actually...

22% abv barley wine/brandy that was actually fantastic. I only used 35% sugar additions. Served it in small sniffers or wine glasses. Each sip was bursting with an array of flavors. A lot of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-17-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By Bierliebhaber
As a rule of thumb, for most beers I try not to...

As a rule of thumb, for most beers I try not to go over 1# per 5gal. It starts getting too sweet beyond that. You probably could have dropped the crystal to 1/2 lb and raised the Munich to 2-3 lbs....
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