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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-01-2011, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Schwind
Fill the headspace. Sorry hit reply early.

Fill the headspace. Sorry hit reply early.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-01-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Schwind
No, the co2 from fermentation will

No, the co2 from fermentation will
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-31-2011, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Schwind
You're fine. I ferment 3 gal test batches in a 5...

You're fine. I ferment 3 gal test batches in a 5 gallon carboy. The co2 produced by fermentation will fill the headspace and push any air out of the airlock.
Rack as you normally do and everything...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,517
Posted By Schwind
I always add the pellets first and rack on top of...

I always add the pellets first and rack on top of them. This gets them mixed in with the beer sooner and allows them to "disintegrate." the pellets will form a green layer on top and look a little...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-13-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,648
Posted By Schwind
9 minutes. I can come home for lunch, quick walk...

9 minutes. I can come home for lunch, quick walk with the dog, and be back before patients show up for the afternoon.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-10-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Schwind
Carafa 2 is dehusked. It will add color without...

Carafa 2 is dehusked. It will add color without the roasty bitterness that black patent can. A few ounces goes a long way in color.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-10-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Schwind
The cent/cascade combo is great. You'll probably...

The cent/cascade combo is great. You'll probably want to add a 15 min addition for added flavor. If it's going to be a big beer like you said, a 20 min addition couldn't hurt. The flavor additions...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-30-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Schwind
+1 again on wort chiller. That with a fountain...

+1 again on wort chiller. That with a fountain pump to circulate ice water(30 bucks from Lowes) and you can cool your wort to any temp you want. It's mandatory here in va in the summer. If you're not...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-03-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Schwind
Okay, before I answer, I'll start by saying you...

Okay, before I answer, I'll start by saying you should search for these questions. All of them have been answered before. 2nd, reading the FAQ pages will do wonders.

Now to answer them,
60* is...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-24-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,213
Posted By Schwind
I posted a link a little ways up the thread for...

I posted a link a little ways up the thread for bayou classics jambalaya lid.
Here it is again
www.bayouclassiccooking.com/aluminum-lids-for-jambalaya.html
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-04-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,154
Posted By Schwind
So I brewed an IPA for a gluten intolerant...

So I brewed an IPA for a gluten intolerant friend. The OG was 1.064 and I added the clarity ferm when I pitched the yeast. I didn't test it because these things are pricey. She drank it, said it was...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-30-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By Schwind
I went to Lowes and got the cheapest fountain...

I went to Lowes and got the cheapest fountain pump they had. It was 30 bucks. I few misc. plumbing pieces later it's works great.
I would advise to use your tap water to knock the temps down to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 109,180
Posted By Schwind
5 - amber ale 4- pils 5 lager 8 IPA 10...

5 - amber ale
4- pils
5 lager
8 IPA
10 pale

12283
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-18-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Schwind
That's a blow off tube for all intents and...

That's a blow off tube for all intents and purposes. I wouldn't worry about the size of the bubbles. Co2 doesn't care about what makes it it's the same size always. Your fermenting. Sit back and...
Forum: General Techniques 04-17-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Schwind
Have you tried using a smaller ID hose? My...

Have you tried using a smaller ID hose? My autosiphon will leak air at the point where the hose attaches to the siphon tube if it's too big. Usually not enough to lose a siphon but that might be the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Schwind
What did you use in your airlock? I've seen big...

What did you use in your airlock? I've seen big bubbles and small bubbles depending on my starsan concentration. I never worry about the size. I find if I have to much liquid in my airlock the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-17-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,213
Posted By Schwind
It's 3/4 - 7/8ths of an inch

It's 3/4 - 7/8ths of an inch
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-01-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,213
Posted By Schwind
Thanks you for starting this thread. I'm very...

Thanks you for starting this thread. I'm very excited for the arrival of my penrose kettle. To help anyone that has had trouble finding a lid that fits, Bayou classic has an aluminum lid that is...
Forum: American Ale 03-31-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Schwind
Bearenstain Brown Ale

I made this 6 weeks before Thanksgiving because my wife and I were having the family over for the day. Other than the few I had before Thanksgiving, we pretty much killed the keg. I also gave out a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-29-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 41,772
Posted By Schwind
Medical Technologist working in Immunology. Just...

Medical Technologist working in Immunology. Just applied for a gig at a veterinary diagnostic lab.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-28-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Schwind
Tuzio, I'm not sure how much beer your trying to...

Tuzio, I'm not sure how much beer your trying to brew at a time but my keggle works great for 10 gal and 5 gal batches I have a 10 gallon cooler MLT that I hit high 70s low 80s in efficiency...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-23-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By Schwind
I vote highlander. We just bought my wife a brand...

I vote highlander. We just bought my wife a brand new one. Thanks to 0% financing. Its pretty badass for what it is. I've owned toyotas since I was 17, I'm 31 now, and currently drive a certified...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-21-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,154
Posted By Schwind
Brewed up a 8 gallon batch with 3 gallons of the...

Brewed up a 8 gallon batch with 3 gallons of the batch with clarity-ferm. I'll post back results in 6 weeks.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-07-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,154
Posted By Schwind
She lives in Sheldon up in the far northwest...

She lives in Sheldon up in the far northwest corner. If you've never heard if it I'm not surprised. It's a pretty small town.
I've wanted to grow my own hops but don't have the right yard or...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-07-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,154
Posted By Schwind
My aunt lives in Iowa so I know how cold it can...

My aunt lives in Iowa so I know how cold it can get. Has the temp gotten above freezing yet?
I might get to brew one before you so I guess it'll be race.

Take care.
Mike
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