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Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-14-2013, 10:25 PM
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Posted By twilbrew247
10-gal Mike's Mustache IPA, 5-gal Simtra IPA,...

10-gal Mike's Mustache IPA, 5-gal Simtra IPA, 10-gal Pliny the Elder clone
=25 gallons+6733.25=6758.25
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-14-2013, 10:23 PM
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Views: 161,414
Posted By twilbrew247
10-gal Mike's Mustache IPA, 5-gal Simtra IPA,...

10-gal Mike's Mustache IPA, 5-gal Simtra IPA, 10-gal Pliny the Elder clone
=25 gallons
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-09-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By twilbrew247
+1 to using a hydrometer. Did you put the recipe...

+1 to using a hydrometer. Did you put the recipe in beersmith or some other software? What was your expected FG? Also, when you transfer to secondary, you are removing the beer from the yeast. So...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-09-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By twilbrew247
Why did they say not to rehydrate the S-04?

Why did they say not to rehydrate the S-04?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-06-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By twilbrew247
Was it dry yeast? If so, did you re-hydrate it...

Was it dry yeast? If so, did you re-hydrate it before pitching? What strain was it?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-31-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By twilbrew247
Ok, I took your ^^^^^ advice. My regulator was a...

Ok, I took your ^^^^^ advice. My regulator was a gift (it's old) from a buddy that distributes CO2 and it only goes down to about 12 psi, but I can adjust it at the distributor too.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By twilbrew247
You may be right on the sanitation side, but I'd...

You may be right on the sanitation side, but I'd be more concerned with IBUs. If you add water after the boil you mess with the hops. But I'm a hophead so you may not be concerned. I have heard you...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-30-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,213
Posted By twilbrew247
I just had this problem too, except mine is a...

I just had this problem too, except mine is a sort of discoloration (like you would see in a sheen) in the bottom of my BK and up the sides. Is that the same as what you saw?:mad:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-30-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By twilbrew247
Fly Sparging Question

I recently made NB's Oatmeal Stout (AG). I just kegged it last Friday (6 days ago). Here's the bill:

6.5 lbs English Maris Otter
1 lb Flaked Oats
0.5 lb English Roasted Barley
0.5 lb English...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-30-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By twilbrew247
First of all, you want to drop ice into your...

First of all, you want to drop ice into your wort???

Secondly, please see this thread (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/homemade-wort-chiller-342689/) for a breakdown of costs (at Lowe's).

Chill...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-30-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By twilbrew247
Who's got the cheapest PBW?

Cheapest I could find was Midwest at about $38 for 8-lbs. Anyone else know of a cheaper price?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-30-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By twilbrew247
Turn pressure down to 10 psi. If your perls are...

Turn pressure down to 10 psi. If your perls are in the hot garage, that could cause foam right at the beginning, but should clear up on the second pour. What's the temp of your kegerator? Are your...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-30-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By twilbrew247
How's the weather? I'm in Panama City. Not much...

How's the weather? I'm in Panama City. Not much in the way of rain or wind here.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By twilbrew247
IMO, kegging is the way to go if you're drinking...

IMO, kegging is the way to go if you're drinking at home. Not as difficult or involved as bottling, just need an extra fridge (Craigslist). If you want to share with your friends, just invite them...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By twilbrew247
I wouldn't cold crash if I was bottling. You...

I wouldn't cold crash if I was bottling. You want a little yeast to take care of the priming sugar and carbonate your bottles. However, if you do cold crash one day when you decide to keg your...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-28-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,213
Posted By twilbrew247
Damn you Oxyclean! It recommended WAY more than...

Damn you Oxyclean! It recommended WAY more than that. Probably more like an ounce or two per gallon! Thought that seemed a bit much.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-27-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,213
Posted By twilbrew247
That's so awesome that I stumbled upon this...

That's so awesome that I stumbled upon this thread. I just got finished soaking brewing equipment from Saturday which included hoses, mash tun, and everything else. Probably too long of a soak, but...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-26-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By twilbrew247
Ok, I didn't drink as much this time while...

Ok, I didn't drink as much this time while brewing so i would feel like cleaning. I rinsed and soaked everything in oxy when i got finished so all i have to do next brew day is rinse and sanitize....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By twilbrew247
I guess I just need a little more practice. I'll...

I guess I just need a little more practice. I'll just have to brew more beer!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-25-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By twilbrew247
Does anybody else.....

Spend hours the night before brew day cleaning and sanitizing?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-24-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By twilbrew247
Petite Saison (6.75% abv, not so petite) ...

Petite Saison (6.75% abv, not so petite)
Brewing black IPA tomorrow!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By twilbrew247
That's what I'll shoot for in my next brew. I...

That's what I'll shoot for in my next brew. I got sidetracked while fly sparging so I ended up fairly low on my OG.:mad:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By twilbrew247
Dry Yeast Storage

How do you store dry yeast? Fridge? Freezer? How long of a shelf life?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-24-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By twilbrew247
Smelly reconditioned keg

Got my 2nd corny keg. Bought reconditioned because first one was and it worked nicely. I opened it up yesterday and it smelled like root beer. Will PBW fix this?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-23-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By twilbrew247
I just made an oatmeal stout too. Mine fermented...

I just made an oatmeal stout too. Mine fermented out quick, but I wait at least 7 days before taking gravity reading. I had an OG of 1.043 and FG of 1.013. I started cold crash last night and will...
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