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Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer Today, 11:46 AM
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Posted By bolus14
Yea 3.9 is asking for bottle bombs if you're...

Yea 3.9 is asking for bottle bombs if you're using standard 12 oz bottles.
I think most hefe's fall into 2.5-2.9 vol of CO2. To carb 5 gals to 2.7 vols at 64 degrees would be 124grams of table...
Forum: Stout Yesterday, 02:28 PM
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Checked the gravity and tasted the sample...

Checked the gravity and tasted the sample yesterday. After a week its at 1.033, I'm hoping for another 5 points or so to end at around 8% ABV.
Sample didn't have a strong taste of anything but that...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-25-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Added the pumpkin spice and vanilla into the...

Added the pumpkin spice and vanilla into the primary last Thursday, 4 days ago, and had a hydro sample today.

Up front was good pumpkin flavor. That quickly got taken over by some bitter/funk...
Forum: Amber Hybrid Beer 08-22-2014, 12:54 AM
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Posted By bolus14
Mine has been in the fermenter for about 4 weeks,...

Mine has been in the fermenter for about 4 weeks, still sweeter than I'd expect. I haven't checked the gravity yet, but does some of the sweetness fade with time in this? I have get to experience...
Forum: Stout 08-21-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Primary fermentation seems to have stopped,...

Primary fermentation seems to have stopped, actually haven't seen or heard any airlock bubbling since around 48 hours after pitching yeast. Like I said though, it was active within 3 or 4 hours...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-20-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I currently have this in the fermenter, possibly...

I currently have this in the fermenter, possibly going to bottle next week some time, that'll be 4.5 - 5 weeks since brew day.

I changed the Citra to Simcoe @ 60 min and Amarillo @ 10 min because...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-20-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Midnight On The Pumpkin Patch

This recipe is from http://www.ltdsupply.ca/ so all credit goes to them.


Midnight in the Pumpkin Patch (Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer)

Original Gravity (OG): 1.067
Final Gravity (FG): ...
Forum: Stout 08-19-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Forgot to post this on brew day. I initially...

Forgot to post this on brew day. I initially forgot to put my blowoff tube on so did 4 hours after pitching. When I began getting my sanitizer and tubing in place I heard bubbling from the airlock. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-19-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Thanks Denny! I agree with having to make it...

Thanks Denny!

I agree with having to make it once to know where to begin adjustments. I'll check with a couple of others homebrew friends to see if they have any EKG laying around, if they do...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-19-2014, 06:26 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Hopefully my final few questions as I'm ironing...

Hopefully my final few questions as I'm ironing things out before I get things bought for this.

1. Is there a reason for the late hop addition? To me it seems like .4 oz of EKG at 10 wouldn't...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-19-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Ston'e smoked porter with vanilla beans is...

Ston'e smoked porter with vanilla beans is another that I think compares mouthfeel wise, really any bigger stout/porter usually over 8% she has liked. She usually likes the taste but doesn't like it...
Forum: American Ale 08-18-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I only mix my priming sugar that way, I've never...

I only mix my priming sugar that way, I've never stirred after I finished racking into the bottling bucket. I've never had a problem with inconsistent carbonation, except with bottles that have been...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-18-2014, 07:18 PM
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Posted By bolus14
KuI brewed a "large" stout this weekend, should...

KuI brewed a "large" stout this weekend, should end up around 8% - 8.5% although the plan was to end around 10% but I missed my OG. Part of brewing that beer was to figure out something with my BIAB...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 08-18-2014, 01:13 AM
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Posted By bolus14
Brewed this AM, didn't hit OG because of a few...

Brewed this AM, didn't hit OG because of a few mistakes that could easily be fixed. Preboil OG was 1.071 which was on target for what I needed, planned for 4.25 gallons which would've put me at...
Forum: Stout 08-17-2014, 03:21 PM
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Brewed this AM, didn't hit OG because of a few...

Brewed this AM, didn't hit OG because of a few mistakes that could easily be fixed. Preboil OG was 1.071 which was on target for what I needed, planned for 4.25 gallons which would've put me at...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 08-15-2014, 03:59 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Got my grains yesterday and picked up a new...

Got my grains yesterday and picked up a new thermometer.

Double milled the grains and there's a noticeable difference in how much flour there is, so hopefully that will help with almost 20lbs of...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 08-13-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I may have found another part of my problem, my...

I may have found another part of my problem, my thermometer :mad:

I'm not 100% sure yet but last night as I was moving a starter to my fridge I noticed my thermometer showing 90 degrees in the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-13-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By bolus14
I'm pretty sure around post 60 has the most up to...

I'm pretty sure around post 60 has the most up to date recipe.
Forum: Stout 08-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 333
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Posted By bolus14
Did you just put one packet in? Not sure that's...

Did you just put one packet in? Not sure that's going to be enough for something this big. It'll likely chew through it but you may get some off flavors from stressing the yeast.

I haven't...
Forum: Stout 08-12-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By bolus14
:) I would love to make both, but due to mainly...

:) I would love to make both, but due to mainly time at this point. I'm making this, Double W, then after a month of fermenting will rack a gallon off and add the spices for Huna. Not really looking...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By bolus14
I'll take the time to do this one right. Just...

I'll take the time to do this one right. Just another 2L or should I do 4L?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-12-2014, 02:58 AM
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Posted By bolus14
2L starter of WLP002 made. Planning to put in the...

2L starter of WLP002 made. Planning to put in the fridge Wednesday morning or night, decant thursday night or friday morning if it looks clear, then build a 4L starter Friday night. I want to brew...
Forum: Stout 08-12-2014, 02:56 AM
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Posted By bolus14
2L starter made. Planning to put in the fridge...

2L starter made. Planning to put in the fridge Wednesday morning or night, decant thursday night or friday morning if it looks clear, then build a 4L starter Friday night. I want to brew this...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2014, 02:49 AM
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Posted By bolus14
Well I'm going for it 2L starter made

Well I'm going for it 2L starter made
Forum: Porter 08-11-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Quick search for extract turned up post 657 for...

Quick search for extract turned up post 657 for an extract recipe, I didn't read through to see if there's any replies to it though, this link should get you on the right page:...
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