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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-06-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
in for the win

sure I'm in
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 11-22-2013, 12:03 AM
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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-30-2013, 01:54 PM
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I'm in

I'm in
Forum: General Techniques 06-24-2013, 08:13 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
Cold Smoke

The actual recipe from the brewery is posted on one of the Cold Smoke threads...there are only a few threads so it shouldn't be hard to find. My first attempt using the recipe as adjusted in the...
Forum: General Techniques 06-22-2013, 04:58 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
2 batches left in Primary since January...

I brewed 3 batches in late January, and then life got in the way of brewing. I was promoted at work, and have been way to busy to brew...in April I bottled the batch of DFH 60 clone...but the other...
Forum: India Pale Ale 03-25-2013, 04:16 AM
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Posted By pwkblue
whoops...

Whoops,
I brewed a batch of this in late January. Moved it to Secondary and dryhops on February 19th....life happened, a promotion at work, and the resulting long hours. I finally bottled it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By pwkblue
yes, I have no doubt the thermometer reading goes...

yes, I have no doubt the thermometer reading goes up for some reason...but even perfect insulation won't increase the temp. The extra heat is either added somehow....or the reading simply shows...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By pwkblue
oven works great

I'm curious about your temps and the oven:

you stated that you mashed and steeped. The high 160 degree temps would indicate "steeping" which is normally associated with extract and partial mash...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2013, 12:37 AM
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Views: 1,178
Posted By pwkblue
join now

join now...and become an AG OG in the Zymurgy
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-24-2013, 10:44 PM
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Views: 1,684
Posted By pwkblue
if

if that happens again...just pour a little sanitized water into the auto-siphon on the back side of the plunger. It should stop the air leak
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-24-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By pwkblue
time

your body will get used to it...but you can make it easier on your stomach...and for future guests by:

you can cold crash prior to bottling/kegging....or simply make sure the bottles are in the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-24-2013, 06:33 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
ditto

Motueka and Nelson Sauvagn go great in a Pale Ale
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-23-2013, 11:21 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
various

the IBU's are very low...but you can pick the EKG is more important than the CTZ.

I would start with the obvious sub of any other "Goldings" Hop...the US, BC, and other Goldings are the same hop....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-23-2013, 04:10 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
any help converting

anyone want to take a shot at converting the extract to AG?
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 02-22-2013, 10:10 PM
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Posted By pwkblue
ditto

same here....recently paid the fee for premium membership...now my account has links for "premium upgrade" again...and I am listed as "supporting"
Forum: Brew Science 02-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pwkblue
correct

I am not a true yeast expert, but your statement is true: the yeast in suspension do all the work, the yeast in the trub are for the most part dormant (but still alive)
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-11-2013, 01:54 AM
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Posted By pwkblue
it will come off

it happens...but is usually just oxidation from the wire of the carboy cleaner transferred to the glass....it will come off with a oxyclean or pbw soak.....or just brushing with the carboy...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-11-2013, 12:36 AM
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Posted By pwkblue
many

In the winter I usually ferment at similar temps...59 to 62. Most Ale yeast will ferment well in that range...with only 2 possible issues:

after the bulk of fermentation has completed...try to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-09-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By pwkblue
worth?

I have two different ways to look at the value of my beer...or brewing habit:

First: the reality of how much total money I spend on drinking. Before brewing I typically spent about $40 per week...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-09-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By pwkblue
nps

I did recently purchase some morebeer LME at the local freight damaged grocery store. I'm not sure how they end up at NPS in SLC....but they occasionally have a few bags vaccuum mylar bags og...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-08-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By pwkblue
batch by batch

For me...buying from either of my LHBS options brewing AG is 30-40% LESS expensive than Extract buying on an individual batch basis.

Buying in bulk might decrease the spread slightly but all grain...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-08-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By pwkblue
motueka and Nelson

I've made a Pale Ale with Motueka and Nelson Sauvaign. Nice combo
Forum: Mead Forum 02-08-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pwkblue
interesting

bookmarking for future reference...sounds interesting
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-08-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,970
Posted By pwkblue
sold my carboys

I recently sold my carboys. Even though I am fit, and not a small man...handling, moving, and cleaning glass carboys was awkward. As much as I brew, it seemed that an accident was just a matter of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-07-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By pwkblue
time off work?

Unless you are taking time off work to brew...or brewing during time that would otherwise be spent earning money.....your "labor cost" has zero value!

In reality most of us brew during free...
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