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Forum: For Sale 07-17-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By superslomo
PM sent, email sent... trying to get this done...

PM sent, email sent... trying to get this done still before your vacation...?! 20# Steel tank shipping domestically. Somehow thought paypal would work but no such luck...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-10-2013, 05:35 PM
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Posted By superslomo
Does Everyone Keggerate?

I'm going to be buying a 20# CO2 tank to use with my seltzer carbonator, and am thinking about switching over to Kegging my beer instead of bottle carb'ing as that's a huge huge pain in the ass... if...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-11-2012, 07:47 PM
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Posted By superslomo
It popped back to life when I put in room in the...

It popped back to life when I put in room in the upper 60s, it was in primary for definitely over a month, closer to 5 or 6 weeks, I think. I don't really recall how far above the required finishing...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-11-2012, 06:30 PM
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Posted By superslomo
I'll give it a shot. I've had numerous...

I'll give it a shot.

I've had numerous batches where this was not a problem at all... the only changes I can think of were adding whirfloc as an experiment to see if it helped clear, and...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-11-2012, 05:47 PM
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Posted By superslomo
Corn sugar, and yeah, it was pre-measured for the...

Corn sugar, and yeah, it was pre-measured for the full batch, dissolved in boiling water, and put in the bottom of the bottling bucket before transferring the batch onto it.

Isn't there something...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-11-2012, 05:40 PM
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Posted By superslomo
Too Much Foam?

I did a few kits with full boil that were designed for partial boil. I'm finding that as they sat and conditioned for longer times in the bottle I am now getting impossible, annoying amounts of...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-10-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By superslomo
I did this without additional spice, and without...

I did this without additional spice, and without pumpkin. I thought it came out brilliantly, more spice would have been a little bit excessive to my palate. YMMV, though.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-07-2011, 02:09 PM
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Views: 1,370
Posted By superslomo
I'm shooting to bottle this weekend... fingers...

I'm shooting to bottle this weekend... fingers crossed, and then I'll just tip the new cider into the carboy and hope for results nearly as good as this last round.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-05-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By superslomo
They had a rough patch when the heat went out...

They had a rough patch when the heat went out during the nor'easter, but they've been happily cooking along in the furnace room at close to 70 degrees. The flavor seemed pretty darn good, so I'd...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-05-2011, 02:35 PM
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Posted By superslomo
Simple Cider Ready to Bottle... Re-Use Yeast/Lees?

I did a 5 gallon batch of cider (just local, fresh pressed, UV treated, fermented on Wyeast Sweet Mead strain), and after a month and change in primary carboy, it's down below 1.00, and I think ready...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-05-2011, 02:14 PM
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Posted By superslomo
Mine has been on Wyeast Sweet Mead yeast for...

Mine has been on Wyeast Sweet Mead yeast for about 5 weeks. Tastes fantastic now, getting ready to bottle in a few days... it finished below 1.00, and tastes really pretty darned tremendous, to my...
Forum: General Techniques 11-29-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By superslomo
I am finding that the semi-tripel (added too much...

I am finding that the semi-tripel (added too much water into the primary, so wound up undershooting the specified OG, but got a decent alcohol content from the Wyeast High Gravity yeast) has...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By superslomo
Saniclean also takes 2 ounces per four gallons. ...

Saniclean also takes 2 ounces per four gallons. Starsan is on ounce per 5 gallons. Saniclean is not half the price of starsan, so it's more expensive... foam is fine. Don't let it trouble you.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By superslomo
I don't think I could go back to having to rinse...

I don't think I could go back to having to rinse after sanitizing... aside from anything else, I always worried about risk of infection, which means you might save $.20 per batch on sanitizer, and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
I'd rather have it by weight, I think in these...

I'd rather have it by weight, I think in these cases using volumetric measurement is a dangerous business... If you look at baking, the way in which you measure flour (heaped scoop, shaken to settle...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By superslomo
I wasn't sure whether the 2/3s should be packed...

I wasn't sure whether the 2/3s should be packed or on the loose side... holdover precaution from bread baking by baker's measures (always weight-based). So I measured loosely packed cups, which came...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By superslomo
Yeah, I measured a non-packed 2/3s of a cup of...

Yeah, I measured a non-packed 2/3s of a cup of dextrose in 2 cups of water for each batch. Allowed to cool a little, then put in the bottling bucket, siphoned all the beer onto it with an angle so...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
I don't put them in the fridge early, but I do...

I don't put them in the fridge early, but I do confess that I'll open one ever few days through the carb'ing to see how they are shaping up... I just can't WAIT :) However, generally, the two to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
I've gotten definitely lower than 1.020, and even...

I've gotten definitely lower than 1.020, and even I think below 1.010, but these were beers this time that had not only specialty grains but were made with at least partly amber extract... I usually...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
I have had batches with US-05 where they were...

I have had batches with US-05 where they were carb'ed and well drinkable in under a week. I'm not expecting that in this case... HOWEVER, maybe I should try to drink them all in under three weeks to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
Wondering also whether it makes a difference that...

Wondering also whether it makes a difference that I dipped the sanitized hydrometer in the fermenter, instead of using the little sample tube for this round...

The bottles were indeed well...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
They were in for over a month, really... it would...

They were in for over a month, really... it would have been 5 weeks on Friday/Saturday.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
The expected initial gravity was 1.050-1.054...

The expected initial gravity was 1.050-1.054 roughly... They all have some darker tones that are (I assume) non-fermentable. The Nukey was the one at 1.020, and is the one I'm most concerned...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By superslomo
Risk of 'Splosion???

Just finished off three batches, bottled etc.

They were in the primaries for over four weeks, I had no remaining airlock activity, and after a two day stretch in the middle where they got a bit...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-23-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By superslomo
Just use starsan. It's so much easier, so much...

Just use starsan. It's so much easier, so much better, an SO cheap when you really break down the costs. It even breaks down into yeast nutrient! You can use stale starsan to water your plants! ...
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