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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bdupree
Blichmann products are extremely high quality. ...

Blichmann products are extremely high quality. You can build a stand a lot cheaper but if you don't mind spending some cash, you can have a pretty badass brewery with all blichman products. If...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-26-2012, 12:01 PM
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Views: 147,352
Posted By bdupree
Budweiser and Clamato Cheleada. Anybody that...

Budweiser and Clamato Cheleada. Anybody that would drink that stuff is mad at theirself.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By bdupree
sometimes the most informative posts are when...

sometimes the most informative posts are when people share something that didn't work out or they screwed up. Could you post your recipe for the pinapple wine? Worst thing i ever made was a coopers...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By bdupree
One week isn't enough, you really need at a...

One week isn't enough, you really need at a minimum 3 weeks at about 70 degrees.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By bdupree
i brewed the all grain kit from austin homebrew...

i brewed the all grain kit from austin homebrew with nottingham yeast because they didn't have any pacman. I can't tell a difference. if you're not going to actually lager it, and just pitch lager...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-29-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By bdupree
thats not too much priming sugar. Are you sure...

thats not too much priming sugar. Are you sure they aren't freezing when chilled?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-22-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By bdupree
keg it. if you bottle, you might have some...

keg it. if you bottle, you might have some bombs. Whatever is growing there will keep eating the sugar in the beer if left at room temps.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-05-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By bdupree
I've seen those instructions a lot in kits. ...

I've seen those instructions a lot in kits. There is no advantage whatsoever in leaving a beer for a week or 2 in the primary then a week or 2 in the secondary. I'd just leave it in the primary for...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By bdupree
to me, smoked malt is smoked malt. It doesn't...

to me, smoked malt is smoked malt. It doesn't matter what kind of wood it was smoked with. There isn't going to be an apple flavor to it.
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By bdupree
There isn't any such thing. A fan is pretty much...

There isn't any such thing. A fan is pretty much your only option. Even if you put an air conditioner out there, it would have to be blowing directly in your face to feel it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-24-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By bdupree
you can, but it doesn't really need it. i just...

you can, but it doesn't really need it. i just ran mine under some hot water in the sink before it's first use.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-24-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By bdupree
just sit it in some boiling water for a minute or...

just sit it in some boiling water for a minute or two before using it. Some of them are a little oily depending on how it was made. after that, the boiling wort is going to sanatize it when you use...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-23-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By bdupree
I leave every beer i keg in the primary for a...

I leave every beer i keg in the primary for a month. it clears up a lot in that time. When you keg, it's going to clear a lot the first week it's in the fridge. Use a siphon to rack it to the keg.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-20-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By bdupree
Even an inaccurage hydrometer will be...

Even an inaccurage hydrometer will be consistently inaccurate. Different temps is possible but 3 or 4 degrees won't make the gravity drop any measurable amount. The only other option i can think...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-19-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By bdupree
make sure you spin the hydrometer to ensure you...

make sure you spin the hydrometer to ensure you don't have any air bubbles stuck on it. That will make your reading higher. sounds like thats what happened. after 30 minutes the bubbles probably...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-07-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By bdupree
just don't buy a cheap extract from the grocery...

just don't buy a cheap extract from the grocery store. They usually have a medicine taste.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-07-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By bdupree
it depends on what kind of beer it is but i...

it depends on what kind of beer it is but i always set the regulator to about 8-10 psi and wait at least a week. You get a good, clear, carbed beer that way. There are a lot of quicker ways to do...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-05-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By bdupree
sounds more like a regulator problem to me.

sounds more like a regulator problem to me.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-05-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By bdupree
you might get a few beers out of it before...

you might get a few beers out of it before running out of gas in the keg, depending on how much head space is in the keg. keep in mind that all that CO2 gets absorbed into the beer, no different...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By bdupree
let it sit in the keg (cold) for a week

let it sit in the keg (cold) for a week
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-23-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By bdupree
I can't really say that it's a bad idea, but i...

I can't really say that it's a bad idea, but i don't see any benefits from adding the kool aid. The 10# of table sugar (assuming you're making 5 gallons of kool aid with 2 cups sugar each) and 10...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-19-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By bdupree
I'm not a microbiologist. Freezing can kill some...

I'm not a microbiologist. Freezing can kill some bacteria but definately not all. The part that carries over into brewing has to do with freezing fruits before adding them to brews. It breaks down...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-11-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By bdupree
i think theres a good chance that the expired...

i think theres a good chance that the expired yeast is still plenty viable. Just make a starter and see if it takes off. I've brewed with plenty of expired yeast and never had a problem with any of...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-09-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By bdupree
it will be fine. No more bacteria got in there...

it will be fine. No more bacteria got in there from the yeast packet or your finger than normally does from the air while you're mixing it. The alcohol is going to kill any pathogens that can live...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-31-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By bdupree
i do all my dry hopping in the primary after...

i do all my dry hopping in the primary after about a week of fermentation
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