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Forum: For Sale 07-04-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By planetscott
I emailed you about the IC

I emailed you about the IC
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By planetscott
Maybe I was not clear. When formulating a recipe,...

Maybe I was not clear. When formulating a recipe, you caluculate your IBUs by counting backwards, that is, the hops you add last in the recipe. This is assuming you are using brewing software. If you...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By planetscott
Not sure I understand the basis of your query.

Not sure I understand the basis of your query.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By planetscott
Also, I was at the Georgia Craft Brewers...

Also, I was at the Georgia Craft Brewers Symposium a few weeks ago and sat in on the hops discussion. The brewers from Red Brick were there and they discussed hop bursting. Their latest seasonal, Hop...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By planetscott
Besides the off flavors, your beer may be under...

Besides the off flavors, your beer may be under attenuated if you don't utilize a yeast starter. I had a fairly new brewer tell me his last batch had the extract twang. Turns out it was a Belgian...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By planetscott
I don't like a big hop bitterness in any of my...

I don't like a big hop bitterness in any of my beers, including IPAs. I do love the flavor and aroma of hops and always save the higher AA hops for later in the boil. There was an article in Zymurgy...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By planetscott
Have you thought about contacting the brewer and...

Have you thought about contacting the brewer and asking for tips? Wayne is a good guy and he might be willing to give some tips.

waynewambles@ yahoo.com
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By planetscott
Wow....Not one condescending, snarky response!...

Wow....Not one condescending, snarky response! :mug:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By planetscott
Cascade at 60, Centennial at 20, Citra and...

Cascade at 60, Centennial at 20, Citra and Cascade at flameout/whirlpool, then find more hops to dry hop with.

I use this to reference hop varieties.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By planetscott
I'd look to share your brew days and beer with...

I'd look to share your brew days and beer with other experienced brewers as well. They might be able to identify something you are doing that is causing this. Join a home brew club. When I did, my...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,902
Posted By planetscott
Check Craig's List for brewing equipment such as...

Check Craig's List for brewing equipment such as burners and mash tuns.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By planetscott
This is the mill I have. I bought it right after...

This is the mill I have. I bought it right after starting all grain. I had bought a pre-crushed kit from Northern Brewer and only half of it was crushed properly.

Here is a link to the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By planetscott
If it is Belgian, it should be funky....Not Brett...

If it is Belgian, it should be funky....Not Brett funky, but Belgian funky.

Now I am craving a Belgian beer.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By planetscott
Buy your own mill. The mills at the LHBS is used...

Buy your own mill. The mills at the LHBS is used every day, many times a day. It gets worn out. What I crush in a year, a LHBS will do in a week. Maybe less. Never rely on the LHBS mill to do an...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By planetscott
Not likely on the aluminum. It's a myth that has...

Not likely on the aluminum. It's a myth that has been debunked for quite some time. The likely culprit could be the water supply for both faults. Is the water filtered? Is it treated? I heard a story...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By planetscott
How old is the grain? Maybe you are tasting...

How old is the grain? Maybe you are tasting oxidation?

Try this for reference:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By planetscott
The problem with plate chillers is keeping them...

The problem with plate chillers is keeping them clean. Unless you can do a hot caustic CIP, you will never get it as clean as you think.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By planetscott
Dry hopping too long can add a grassy aroma and...

Dry hopping too long can add a grassy aroma and taste, but that does go away after time.

Also, dry hopping really only adds aroma, which does enhance the taste through smell. There should not be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-17-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By planetscott
They are a given.....Ever have a Flanders Red or...

They are a given.....Ever have a Flanders Red or Oud Bruin?

The barrels are treated prior to racking the beer for aging. Even then, some of those will develop infections. Most of the time they...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-15-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By planetscott
Acrid can also be sour/tart. Acrid usually is an...

Acrid can also be sour/tart. Acrid usually is an off flavor associated with over roasty stouts.

As others have said, it should clear out over time. Try cold crashing and using gelatin or Biofine....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-15-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By planetscott
You may be right.....But, you may be wrong. An...

You may be right.....But, you may be wrong. An additional 15 minutes on a beer like this is nothing but peace of mind that there is one less way to acquire an infection. Wood is porous and has many...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By planetscott
And be sure to wear your seat belts!

And be sure to wear your seat belts!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By planetscott
The mills at home brew stores crush hundreds of...

The mills at home brew stores crush hundreds of pounds of grain a day, which causes them to wear out over time. A $100 grain mill is a worthy investment as you will get a consistent crush each time....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By planetscott
Taste it...Thats the best way to determine if...

Taste it...Thats the best way to determine if there is a problem.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By planetscott
If you use the oak chips/cubes/spirals, be sure...

If you use the oak chips/cubes/spirals, be sure to sanitize them. Do this by steaming them for about 15 minutes. I've tasted plenty of beers aged this way that were infected. Just soaking in the...
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