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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-03-2013, 02:10 AM
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Posted By brutus09
I've been fermenting an orange vanilla cream ale...

I've been fermenting an orange vanilla cream ale with this yeast for a week. I kept it at 60-62F for the first 4 days, then to 63-65F for the last 3 days. I'll be fermenting this for two more weeks...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-15-2012, 01:08 PM
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Views: 155
Posted By brutus09
Gelatin affect on spices

Looking for some knowledge. I'll be kegging my Holiday Ale today (spiced brown ale) and was wondering if gelatin would have any affect on the flavor of the spices. I'm inclined to think it doesn't as...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By brutus09
Yeah, I do appreciate there help but then again...

Yeah, I do appreciate there help but then again they also get to drink as much as the want when it's finished.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By brutus09
Haha.. no man. My brother and I lived together...

Haha.. no man. My brother and I lived together and my GF moved in with us. So they (separate entities) live in my apt. I brewed on Sunday. So it was at the correct temp for Monday and Tuesday. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By brutus09
What happens when the brother/GF takes over...

I brewed an APA/Amber focusing on Nelson Sauvin hops this past weekend. I left for a month and had my GF/brother in charge of swapping out the ice jugs for my "son of the fermentation chiller". My...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-24-2011, 12:36 AM
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Views: 244
Posted By brutus09
Opinion with Nelson hops

Hey guys/gals. First time I plan on using Nelson Sauvin hops. I am planning on brewing a "not-so-pale kiwi ale". Goal is to be in between a APA and american amber, leaning towards the APA. This...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-19-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By brutus09
thanks for the info. appreciate it.

thanks for the info. appreciate it.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By brutus09
New Zealand Amber Ale

Has anyone ever used NZ hops in anything besides a pale ale or an IPA? I'd like to brew an amber ale, or something a little maltier than a pale ale but can't figure out what type of NZ hop would be...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-26-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By brutus09
Yeah, I completely agree with always making a...

Yeah, I completely agree with always making a starter. Do to my short window in when I can brew I think I am going to play it safe and buy some WLP810 from my LHBS to mix in with my Wyeast 2112. ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-26-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By brutus09
Quick question - hopefully I get a quick response!

Hi,

I ordered some homebrew ingredients from Austin homebrew and made sure to get the ice pack to help out the yeast in this heat. It shipped 5 days ago and when I picked it up at my doorstop it...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By brutus09
Thanks. Looks like a good recipe. Does a .25 lb...

Thanks. Looks like a good recipe. Does a .25 lb of chocolate malt provide a lot of roastiness/bitterness, or is it too small of an amount to make a huge impact?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By brutus09
Could use some help with my brown porter...

Hey all,

I am currently toying around with a recipe for a brown porter. I am fairly new to formulating my own recipes but I think this is a good start. I am looking for any critiques or...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-05-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By brutus09
It was a partial mash. Mashed at 153 degrees F. ...

It was a partial mash. Mashed at 153 degrees F. This is the only the second time I have done a partial mash. I remember I kept adding hot water in order to keep the temp above 150 degrees F. Is...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-04-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By brutus09
Bad news. I swirled the wort when it was around...

Bad news. I swirled the wort when it was around 70. Then took a measurement a day later... no change. I then bought some US-05 yeast and yeast energizer. I pitched the yeast and added the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-29-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By brutus09
Thanks for the help. I will swirl this...

Thanks for the help. I will swirl this afternoon, and take a reading in a few days. If no drop, I will go with the S-05.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-29-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By brutus09
Do you think that if it the wort were kept at 62...

Do you think that if it the wort were kept at 62 for long enough it would have halted the fermentation?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-29-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By brutus09
Uh oh.... first stalled fermentation.

Hey everyone.

I brewed my IPA 3 weeks ago. Pitched Wyeast 1272 with a 1 liter starter. Temperature has been in between 62 and 68 degrees F. OG: 1.058.

I took a SG reading after two weeks,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By brutus09
I appreciate all the responses. It is back in my...

I appreciate all the responses. It is back in my carboy for a while. I am probably going to wait at least till this weekend to bottle. 4-5 days seem like a long enough time?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By brutus09
Damn... Will do. Bummer I was hoping to get it...

Damn... Will do. Bummer I was hoping to get it ready for Christmas. Doesn't look like that is going to happen.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By brutus09
BREWING EMERGENCY!!! Need help.

Hi,

Sooo... bottomline is that I am a moron. I am in the process of bottling and accidentally put .75 lbs of priming sugar in, instead of .75 cups. I have yet to bottle, it is currently sitting...
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