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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By powderbock
I brew near the entry to my garage, and happen...

I brew near the entry to my garage, and happen to have a gas line high up on a wall at the rear of the garage, I assume for a garage heater when the original owners built the place. May have to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By powderbock
Actually am refilling, got lazy. Just changed...

Actually am refilling, got lazy. Just changed the BBQ over to Natural gas, so thought I had some in that one for sure and my local propane guy not open at 11 at night.
If only I could get my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By powderbock
Thought about putting them in the fridge, but...

Thought about putting them in the fridge, but didn't know how they might be affected by starting to propagate, then crashing them in the fridge, then warming them again, so I put them in the cool...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By powderbock
Ooops! ran out of propane

So as i was settling into my brew session last night, with 4 partially filled tanks thinking I could easily make it through, I ran out. Luckily just finished collecting the wort and ran out starting...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-13-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By powderbock
I keg my beer, then just fill a half gallon...

I keg my beer, then just fill a half gallon growler, or several 22oz ( works good when I fly and want to take beer), or 12 oz. for beer comps. no beer gun, just reduce the pressure a little and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-01-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By powderbock
India black ale, IBA. No longer an oxymoron and...

India black ale, IBA. No longer an oxymoron and describes the hops, color and alcohol content in general, as for the east vs west (hoppy dark beer vs roasted hoppy dark beer) leave that for another...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-22-2011, 04:27 AM
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Posted By powderbock
I'm game

I'm game
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-26-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By powderbock
That's what I figured as well, but have read some...

That's what I figured as well, but have read some post's that equate it to crystal, imparting a carmal flavor as well as more color and head retention. Have crystal 60 in the recipe as well. Will...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-26-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By powderbock
Carared

So I've tried to do the research, but would like some input.
Carared 20L similar to crystal 20, or is is more similar to carafoam, with just more color.
Planning on brewing today and don't really...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-12-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,621
Posted By powderbock
Would love to make it to a meeting, but not on...

Would love to make it to a meeting, but not on facebook, tried to use my wifes and found the ibu page, but couldn't find the "group" that is mentioned to get any of the details.
Have met Bernie,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-09-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,621
Posted By powderbock
Recently moved to Spokane and was amazed after...

Recently moved to Spokane and was amazed after asking around at places like the Hop Shop by the lack of a homebrew club in the area. I was/am a part of Hells Canyon Hombrewers www.hchbrewers.com in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-02-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By powderbock
So I just put my Black IPA into secondary after...

So I just put my Black IPA into secondary after 13 days in primary. calculated IBU's were around 70. When I tasted before fermentation, there was a definate hop profile like an IPA should have,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-15-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By powderbock
Thanks for all the input. From the origination...

Thanks for all the input. From the origination turf war to whether it has a roasted character or not.
I brewed a 10 gallon batch tonight, and going into the fermenter it tasted pretty good. The...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By powderbock
After tasing dark/black Ipa's in the pacific NW,...

After tasing dark/black Ipa's in the pacific NW, I would say your assesment of the dark Ipa is not completely accurate for this area of the country.
Terminal Gravity Brewing out of Enterprise, OR...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By powderbock
Black IPA

I'm trying to get some input as how to hop my black ipa. Should I just increase the amount of hops in my dark beer recipe, or should I use the malt profile of my dark beer recipe and add an ipa hop...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-25-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By powderbock
Bad wyeast 1056

I brewed yesterday, when I opened up the smackpack I noticed a different smell to it than I've smelled in the past, almost like burnt popcorn. I admit I've been sick the past week with sinus...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By powderbock
Have won awards for Pale, IPA, ESB all using tap...

Have won awards for Pale, IPA, ESB all using tap water, unfiltered with no added chemicals. Just use the water straight out of the garden hose.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-23-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,189
Posted By powderbock
Couple more questions. What do you use as your...

Couple more questions. What do you use as your hot liquor tank, what do you collect your first runnings in. I'm wondering if your using something metal other than SS and copper that may affect the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-21-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,596
Posted By powderbock
check your thermometer. You may be mashing at a...

check your thermometer. You may be mashing at a lower temp than you think.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-20-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,189
Posted By powderbock
You don't need to go to a smaller set up. I've...

You don't need to go to a smaller set up. I've been using the same size cooler for my 5 gallon batches and they come out just fine.
I may have missed it in the thread but are you using a copper...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-17-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By powderbock
Check your thermometer. I noticed a similar...

Check your thermometer. I noticed a similar problem, was missing my FG by quite a bit, happened to check my probe thermometer in an ice bath when cooling my yeast starter, it was low by 4 degrees.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,467
Posted By powderbock
very easy way to calculate a starter. 1 gram of...

very easy way to calculate a starter. 1 gram of dry malt extract for every 10 ml of water.
50 g in a 1/2 liter starter
100g in a liter starter.
260 grams for a 2.6 liter starter (although this is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-20-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By powderbock
I dryhop in kegs using pellets and knee high...

I dryhop in kegs using pellets and knee high stockings. Just sanitize and seal with a zip tie. Don't seem to have a lot of sediment from it unless I'm moving the kegs around a lot. I cold crash my...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-20-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,139
Posted By powderbock
If you have a brewpub in your area ask if they...

If you have a brewpub in your area ask if they will sell you bags of grain. Our local brewpub sells 50# bags of any base malt for $30. No shipping and they load it into your truck/car for you.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-19-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,321
Posted By powderbock
I didn't see in mentioned in any of the posts,...

I didn't see in mentioned in any of the posts, but have you tried a medical supply store for a swap of the smaller 5# tanks?
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