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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-01-2013, 05:53 AM
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Posted By buzbey
You can use them. Don't put them in your beer but...

You can use them. Don't put them in your beer but put your fermenter in a large bucket of water and use the aquarium heater to heat the water.. But for most yeast strains its better to keep them in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-29-2013, 08:21 AM
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Posted By buzbey
36,775 +6 scotch 70 +6 Apa +6 chocolate...

36,775
+6 scotch 70
+6 Apa
+6 chocolate milk stout
= 36,793
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-04-2013, 09:27 PM
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Posted By buzbey
Ya I didn't mean to post that

Ya I didn't mean to post that
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-23-2013, 03:19 PM
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Posted By buzbey
+6 Citra SMASH =24,745

+6 Citra SMASH
=24,745
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By buzbey
Ha alright ya. I didn't know it had a brewing...

Ha alright ya. I didn't know it had a brewing term for it. But I didn't know, so I don't think a new brewer is gonna know that when you say swamp cooler you mean bucket with ice. The name should...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By buzbey
Isn't a swamp cooler a unit used to cool your...

Isn't a swamp cooler a unit used to cool your entire house or entire room? I'm not sure a bucket of water with ice cubes in it would be considered a "swamp cooler" it maybe by definition. But not...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By buzbey
Yes I do. But You gave me an idea. How about...

Yes I do. But You gave me an idea. How about using the lint catcher and then putting the paint strainer bag around it for pellet hops. The lint catcher is stiffer so it should act like an exoskeleton
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By buzbey
I tried this but the bag sucked into the syphon...

I tried this but the bag sucked into the syphon and stopping it. The holes are definitely not as small, so I don't think it would work well with pellets but I should work fine with whole cones. At...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By buzbey
Beer is barley, hops, yeast, and water. So you...

Beer is barley, hops, yeast, and water. So you could make alcohol from local plants but I'm not sure it would considered beer. You can make alcohol as long as you have sugar, water and yeast but as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By buzbey
Odd I wouldn't think 1056 would give you banana...

Odd I wouldn't think 1056 would give you banana ester. A good cheep way is to get a bucket big enough to fit your fermentor in up to the beer level. Fill it with water ( this adds a thermal mass so...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By buzbey
123628 I haven't tried it yet but I bought...

123628
I haven't tried it yet but I bought this because I ran into the same problem with whole hops. I plan on putting on the end of my auto syphon to keep the leafs away
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By buzbey
It is a big beer yes, but extended aging is more...

It is a big beer yes, but extended aging is more for beers with a heavy malt backbone. Not only does flavor and hop aroma fade with age but so do your ibus.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By buzbey
What yeast strain are you using? A banana flavor...

What yeast strain are you using? A banana flavor is a ester that comes from some yeast strains. It is increased from higher ferment temps but not all yeasts will give this flavor. There are cheaper...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By buzbey
Your dark extract is basically a lite dme except...

Your dark extract is basically a lite dme except they add some sort of dark grain. Chocolate malt, roasted barley etc, you won't know exactly. That's why I suggest you get a lite dme and add in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By buzbey
Yes it is. When I was doing extract I wouldn't...

Yes it is. When I was doing extract I wouldn't buy anything besides lite or extra lite extract as I wanted all my color to come from the specialty grains, and you don't know what else is in the dark...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 04:21 PM
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Views: 420
Posted By buzbey
So you got 47 percent attenuation. And ya that is...

So you got 47 percent attenuation. And ya that is pretty low for that yeast. What I'm guessing is that dark lme isn't very fermentable if it happened on both batches. What you could do if you brew it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By buzbey
and your originals where somewhere around 1.037...

and your originals where somewhere around 1.037 ish?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 03:59 PM
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Posted By buzbey
And what was your final gravity?

And what was your final gravity?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By buzbey
Do you have the recipe? Its hard to say with out...

Do you have the recipe? Its hard to say with out it. One thing you could do is add a little simple sugar if you don't hit the final gravity your looking for. Simple sugar will dry it out further
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By buzbey
http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/The-Jamil-Show/...

http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/The-Jamil-Show/Wood-Aged-Beer-The-Jamil-Show-07-30-07. Here's a little info on wood aging beer
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By buzbey
What kind of barrel is it and where did you get...

What kind of barrel is it and where did you get it? If its a barrel from a distillery the inside should be sanitized from the alcohol in it. If its a random barrel there's probably something living...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 105,187
Posted By buzbey
"You made this? How did you get a cap on it!" I...

"You made this? How did you get a cap on it!" I get this tooo often. There not amazed that I made an awesome beer, but that I was some how able to get it in a bottle with a cap on it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By buzbey
It will turn out ok with one pack. it would have...

It will turn out ok with one pack. it would have turned out better if you had made a starter or used to packs but I would let it go now as its already started. Its a pretty clean yeast strain so it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By buzbey
Ya that's what I do and its never been a problem.

Ya that's what I do and its never been a problem.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By buzbey
The bottles in the fridge did you open them and...

The bottles in the fridge did you open them and recap them? Or its possible you didn't stir in your priming sugar well enough so only a few got carbed. Really there's no need to add yeast for bottle...
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