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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-04-2014, 04:49 PM
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Did you pitch the right amount of yeast? If you...

Did you pitch the right amount of yeast? If you pitched too much,You may get a thin finishing beer. The other thing is that you may have gotten really poor efficiency. What was your mash pH? If it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-04-2014, 04:26 PM
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I would guess you're getting the sweet flavor...

I would guess you're getting the sweet flavor from the honey you added. Every honey beer I've made ends up with a slight honey flavor that makes it finish sweet, even if the gravity is where it's...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By johnnytaco
If what you added was an f-pack that was supposed...

If what you added was an f-pack that was supposed to be added right before bottling, it may not ferment correctly. They usually have potassium sorbate in them to inhibit the fermentation of the extra...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By johnnytaco
To me, it looks like hot break. Coagulated...

To me, it looks like hot break. Coagulated proteins from the steeping grains. Does it look like flakes of egg, kind of like egg drop soup? If it is, it will all fall out of suspension during...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-25-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By johnnytaco
You could try and burn some sulphur inside the...

You could try and burn some sulphur inside the barrel. Nothing can live through that stuff. I know they sell them at grow shops here in CO. Make sure to do it outside!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By johnnytaco
They tasted like they had soaked up some of the...

They tasted like they had soaked up some of the IBU's. They were super bitter and gross looking too. The cherries I used were frozen from the Safeway up the street. They weren't bing, but not pie...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-23-2013, 02:51 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
That number is correct, but you'd never know it....

That number is correct, but you'd never know it. I ate a used cherry after I racked the beer off of them and it was the most bitter thing I may have ever tasted. I'm not sure if they soaked up hop...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-14-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By johnnytaco
The chocolate taste comes in big after 6 months...

The chocolate taste comes in big after 6 months in the bottle, and boy does it! I agree that even though the recipe calculates to 92 IBU, it's just not that hoppy. I think it's due to the high...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-29-2013, 03:00 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
I don't mean to sound like a dick, but...

I don't mean to sound like a dick, but saving/washing a yeast that costs $5 a pop seems to be a waste of time and money. But most people I know buy the stuff and directly pitch it into their wort...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-29-2013, 02:52 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
I did the same type thing as David. I split a ten...

I did the same type thing as David. I split a ten gallon batch and did separate boils for each. While the first half was boiling, I steeped 1.5 lbs beechwood smoked malt in a grain bag in the other...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-29-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By johnnytaco
Yuengling also has a brewery in Florida, just...

Yuengling also has a brewery in Florida, just outside Tampa. If you have had bad experiences with their beer out of a tap, it's probably an issue with the beer lines, not the beer. I was a line tech...
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 08-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By johnnytaco
Thanks y'all. I appreciate your input. After...

Thanks y'all. I appreciate your input. After reading him what you said, he trusted me and says that his beer is delicious.
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 08-18-2013, 03:14 AM
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Posted By johnnytaco
FL brewers, I need your help!

Howdy all. I've been brewing for almost two years now. After listening to me talk about brewing for almost as long, I got my buddy who lives near Tampa/St. Pete to start brewing. He's about to bottle...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-06-2013, 08:07 AM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett

Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-03-2013, 08:45 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
I brew my session beers with whatever hops I have...

I brew my session beers with whatever hops I have around, trying to hit around 30 IBU. My grain bill is almost always the same. For a ten gallon 4.5%er, I take 13lbs Maris Otter (Crisp or Gleneagle),...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-03-2013, 08:34 PM
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Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all! Around the World -...

Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all!

Around the World - Daft Punk
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-03-2013, 07:40 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Mash it over 152F and add a pound or 2 of pale...

Mash it over 152F and add a pound or 2 of pale (10L-20L) British Crystal malt and the malty taste will become dominant. Maybe 156-158F Try using an English ale, like Windsor if you like dry yeast, ...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 07-25-2013, 04:52 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-19-2013, 04:50 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-16-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Thanks Chuck. I went with apple. Bottling today!

Thanks Chuck. I went with apple. Bottling today!
Forum: Hops Growing 07-02-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Thanks Kesslerr.

Thanks Kesslerr.
Forum: Hops Growing 06-23-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
I have planted a large rhizome/root...

I have planted a large rhizome/root (20+inches)from some wild local hops that I found. I have it in a ten gallon pot. I planted her right before it would have started growing in the wild. We had a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-23-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By johnnytaco
I just picked 5lbs of CO Blue Spruce tips and am...

I just picked 5lbs of CO Blue Spruce tips and am planning this recipe.

9lb CO two-row base malt, 3lbs soaked in water and smoked over cherry and oak for three hours

5oz spruce tips @ 60 min...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By johnnytaco
Thanks for the thread. I just picked five lbs of...

Thanks for the thread. I just picked five lbs of Colorado Blue Spruce tips yesterday and am going to brew up a batch Monday. I am smoking some CO malt, so everything in the beer will be local. My...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-17-2013, 04:15 PM
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Posted By johnnytaco
Ballad of a Teenage Queen - Johnny Cash

Ballad of a Teenage Queen - Johnny Cash
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