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Forum: DIY Projects 02-24-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,824
Posted By hopheaded
I used a paint bucket...so long as you go slow it...

I used a paint bucket...so long as you go slow it shouldn't kink. If it does just use some plyers to pinch in out.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-06-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,225
Posted By hopheaded
Russian river has released pliny the younger...so...

Russian river has released pliny the younger...so my superbowl is in their brew pub with a couple of those. Cheers gentlemen, football never felt so good.
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-05-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By hopheaded
Ill put some hot boil water into the cans and...

Ill put some hot boil water into the cans and shake it around some before pouring it back in...mostly I used dme though
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-05-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By hopheaded
Stay awake...glad this doesn't just happen to me.

Stay awake...glad this doesn't just happen to me.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-04-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By hopheaded
Patience pays off

Patience pays off
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-26-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By hopheaded
Couldn't agree more. For people without a battle...

Couldn't agree more. For people without a battle hardend pallet, pairings can make subtle flavors obvious.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-26-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By hopheaded
While not necessary, a good beer/food match ups...

While not necessary, a good beer/food match ups are amazing. Spicy/greasy food with ipas, sours with balsamic salad dressings, stouts and cheesecake, oh man...

Don't get me wrong, I love beer and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-26-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By hopheaded
I always sanitize both posts and both...

I always sanitize both posts and both disconnects, just because its easy and I figure why not. My disconnects have the threaded flares so its easy to take them off, dissemble, and sanitize.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-26-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By hopheaded
How long was it fermenting before you bottled?...

How long was it fermenting before you bottled? That you be your answer...some people cold crash or use irish moss to make their beers clearer, but letting it sit long enough in fermentation will do...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-25-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By hopheaded
The a whole sticky on the this vs that topic of...

The a whole sticky on the this vs that topic of fermenter (and other things) in the begining homebrewing section...really good analysis of pros/cons
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-24-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By hopheaded
I recommend using real fruit if possible. I used...

I recommend using real fruit if possible. I used an apricut extract with a nut brown, and even after cutting the recommended dose in half it carried a very unnatural flavor into the beer.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-23-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By hopheaded
+1 to using craigslist. i bought a kegerator and...

+1 to using craigslist. i bought a kegerator and probably spent more than i should have. definately craigslist the minifridge to convert(youll find all the instructions/best types to use on here). ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-21-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By hopheaded
I've found whole cone hops to be less robust and...

I've found whole cone hops to be less robust and less bittering as their equivilent weight in pellets.
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By hopheaded
Are you using a bottling wand? Cheap investment...

Are you using a bottling wand? Cheap investment that makes things a whole lot easier.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-20-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By hopheaded
this. And how would it be a realistic first...

this.
And how would it be a realistic first date? You know eachother...the hard parts already done.
The survey is weird...maybe if your roommate relaxed, his/her odds would pick up.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-19-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,902
Posted By hopheaded
+1 this probably isnt the best place to...

+1

this probably isnt the best place to check your intake standards if youre looking for a health guideline. we do have more fun though.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,346
Posted By hopheaded
looks good...will the pvc leach any nasties...

looks good...will the pvc leach any nasties though?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-18-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By hopheaded
using a hydrometer he could do something like...

using a hydrometer he could do something like evaluating how much yeast will eat at different temperatures...or the the affects of different sugar amounts on final gravity. or you can just make two...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-18-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By hopheaded
i wouldnt worry too much as long as everythings...

i wouldnt worry too much as long as everythings been sanitized, my beers survived worse. dont worry about letting it settle too much, after all you are using the secondary to drop everything out...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By hopheaded
I don't like cleaning carboys but other than that...

I don't like cleaning carboys but other than that its fine.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By hopheaded
It might taste good...but ready is all...

It might taste good...but ready is all subjective. It'll only get better so try and wait!
Forum: Cider Forum 01-16-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By hopheaded
somehow i thought he meant that too a skipped...

somehow i thought he meant that too a skipped over everything else without even noticing it. doh. :drunk:
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 01-16-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By hopheaded
picture didnt come through for my, but you have...

picture didnt come through for my, but you have me intrigued.
Forum: Cider Forum 01-16-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By hopheaded
youll probably never see it in beer brewing but...

youll probably never see it in beer brewing but since the apple juice base has so much sugar, and then more added, id say its definitely possible to take it that low. i think the champagne yeast you...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-16-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By hopheaded
Ive never harvested yeast so i cant comment there...

Ive never harvested yeast so i cant comment there but...

Cold crash once the beer is all the way done (ie before you keg/bottle). This will help clarify the beer by dropping all the yeast/dry...
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