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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-16-2011, 05:43 PM
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ESB Recipe: Feedback Needed Before Brew day

I recently put together an ESB recipe and since I've never brewed this style before I'd like to get some feed back on the recipe before buying the ingredients. Note this recipe is inspired by...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,291
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I used Safale US-05 yeast and have had a steady...

I used Safale US-05 yeast and have had a steady fermentation since I pitched it. It started fermenting / bubbling within 8 hours of my pitching it. On day 7 it was still bubbling often enough that I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:48 PM
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I asked the owner of my local home brew shop and...

I asked the owner of my local home brew shop and he said he's dry hopped after a week of the wort being in the primary and also waited longer to dry hop and didn't see a significant difference. I'll...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Bitzybrew
Dry Hopping in my primary fermenter

I know I should probably wait till the wort/beer has been in the primary for a couple of weeks before I dry hop it, but I'd like to have my IPA as a summer beer. So I thought I'd do the following.......
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-14-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Bitzybrew
How many IBUs are needed in an Imperial Stout?

A friend and I had an idea to brew an imperial stout for the winter and brew it sometime in the next few week so we can age it with bourbon soaked oak chips and cold pressed coffee until December.
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-13-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Bitzybrew
I've actually reviewed some of my friends'...

I've actually reviewed some of my friends' homebrews in the past. The video quality isn't great, but check them out....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-13-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,264
Posted By Bitzybrew
Ok I was going to dry hop in the primary anyways....

Ok I was going to dry hop in the primary anyways. I just thought I'd ask the more experiences homebrewers on this forum it using a secondary fermenter was a better idea.
I'll leave the beer in the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-13-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,264
Posted By Bitzybrew
Bottling bucket as a secondary fermenter

I am in the 2nd half of my primary fermenting of an IPA I brewed last thurs. and am planning on dry hopping it on Friday (1 week mark). As a new homebrewer I currently do not have a carboy to use as...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-13-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Bitzybrew
Home Brews to review on my blog

I hope to start filming some homebrewing videos, but for now most of the videos I post on my beer blog ( http://craftbrewadvocate.com ) are craft beer reviews. I thought it would be cool to start...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Bitzybrew
Taking Primary Fermenter in a car

Living in NYC where most apartments (including mine) do not have central AC makes it hard to home brew in the summer because only certain rooms have window unit ACs and leaving them running can get...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-11-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Bitzybrew
Taking Primary Fermenter in a car

Living in NYC where most apartments (including mine) do not have central AC makes it hard to home brew in the summer because only certain rooms have window unit ACs and leaving them running can get...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Bitzybrew
http://twitpic.com/23s5ls Thanks! All looks...

http://twitpic.com/23s5ls

Thanks! All looks good. Saw some bubbles in the air lock this morning and let the hydrometer sample i took settle over night and it looks awesome.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Bitzybrew
That seems promising, but I pitched the yeast...

That seems promising, but I pitched the yeast when the worst was probably a tad too warm. So the only thingI can do is hope that fermentation starts in the next 24-72 hrs. If not the wort is sealed...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Bitzybrew
Too late for that. I hope my start didn't spoil...

Too late for that. I hope my start didn't spoil while I was struggling to chill the wort. I read online that some people have pitched their yeast at 80-90 degrees so when the wort reached 91ish I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Bitzybrew
My main issue I think is that my rehydrated yeast...

My main issue I think is that my rehydrated yeast was sitting out (covered of course) during my whole struggle to get the wort chilled. Also, I pitched the yeast at a tad over 90 because i felt the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Bitzybrew
Wort Chilling Disaster

Recently I brewed my first all grain batch starting late on a Thursday night and all was going well until I remembered that I forgot to buy ice to chill the wort once the boil was done.

So in my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-09-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Bitzybrew
Wort Chilling Disaster

Recently I brewed my first all grain batch starting late on a Thursday night and all was going well until I remembered that I forgot to buy ice to chill the wort once the boil was done.

So in my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-02-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Bitzybrew
sparging

what's the easiest way to sparge with the brew in a bag method in an AG recipe?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-02-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Bitzybrew
My kettle is 8 gallons (32qt.) I was just afraid...

My kettle is 8 gallons (32qt.) I was just afraid of the bag touching the side and bottom of the kettle, but if I don't keep the flame on I can use my kettle as the mash tun and sparge either with the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-02-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Bitzybrew
Steeping two grain bags at the same time

Recently I bought ingredients to brew my first all-grain IPA, and realized that my boil kettle isn't wide enough to steep all the grains in one muslin bag so I came up with the following idea.

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