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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-29-2010, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Beersmith predicted a FG of 1.013. I've done...

Beersmith predicted a FG of 1.013. I've done several stouts over the years, recipes similar to what I did with this one, and none of them have ever finished this heavy. I guess I'll let it age out...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-29-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Fermentation Stalled - Looking for suggestions...

The short version, since I need to get to bed, is that I have a stout that's been in the primary for almost 4 weeks and I wanted to get it off the yeast cake to let it age. Nothing high gravity, OG...
Forum: English Brown Ale 09-07-2009, 03:23 AM
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Views: 2,434
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Turkeyfoot Brewery - English Mild

11lb. Briess 2-row
2.5lb. Crystal 90L
0.5lb Chocolate
1.5oz. Williamette 4.3% AA, 60 minutes
2oz. Williamette 4.3% AA, 30 minutes
2 tsp. Irish Moss, 15 minutes
2 packages Nottingham

Let me...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Well, I normally mash at less than 1.25 when I do...

Well, I normally mash at less than 1.25 when I do 5G batches. I don't go as low as 1:1 but without Beersmith in front of me I can't say exactly what it is. Checking out various numbers in that...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Brewing this weekend

This is only the second time in the last 11 months I've had a chance to brew. Oddly enough, my son is 11 months old...hmmmm. :D

I would like to try and do a 10G batch but my MLT is a 5 gallon...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,145
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Haven't had any fruit beers I cared for. I think...

Haven't had any fruit beers I cared for. I think I'll be one one of the few that says I don't like IPA's or anything heavily hopped, just not a hophead. I had a run where I was brewing hefes let...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-08-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
I have just two words... #$!%#^#$ RAIN!!!! ...

I have just two words...

#$!%#^#$ RAIN!!!!

Ended up not brewing Sunday due to intermittant rain that went on almost all day. If the wife holds out I hope to brew Saturday.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-05-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
I was just reading through the same thing. ...

I was just reading through the same thing. Palmer has A LOT to digest on the subject. My plan for this weekend is to dough-in, take a reading and adjust with either gypsum or baking soda. Close up...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-05-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Here's a link to Toledo's water report: ...

Here's a link to Toledo's water report:

http://www.ci.toledo.oh.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=68CLGRl4clM%3d&tabid=376&mid=936

I'm going to call right now and see if I can get the pH. Any...
Forum: General Techniques 09-05-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
All of my beers stay in the primary for at least...

All of my beers stay in the primary for at least 2 weeks and up to 4 or 5. It usually all depends on when I have time to get around to racking them.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-05-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Alright, I almost have all my ducks in a row to...

Alright, I almost have all my ducks in a row to be able to brew this weekend. This is of course provided that the wife doesn't decide to have our son. In which case you can throw everything I plan...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-26-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
I haven't had a chance to brew since I started...

I haven't had a chance to brew since I started this thread. Getting the baby's room finished has tied up all my time. My wife's due in about 2 weeks and I'm planning on taking two weeks off to be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-22-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Were both pails fairly clean, no caked on gunked...

Were both pails fairly clean, no caked on gunked or anything? I'd say if both were clean, as in you washed them after the last time you used them, the hot water rinse and one step were all you...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-14-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
I've got good news and I've got bad news. Bad...

I've got good news and I've got bad news. Bad news is I have a leak and it's on a nearly full keg of beer. Good news is that at least I know, in general, where the leak is.

Yesterday at lunch I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-12-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Last night I tried to pull another pint and she...

Last night I tried to pull another pint and she was dead. This tank was just filled ~3 weeks ago so either I have a leak somewhere or I just used up a helluva lot of CO2. Would a CO2 leak be really...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-12-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,255
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Thanks for all the suggestions. I think I'm...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I think I'm going to go with Micromatic. The place here in town that wanted $89 for a tank will fill, not exchange, tanks for $12-$14 so with shipping I can get a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-11-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,255
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Good place to buy CO2 tanks - Online

I'm trying to find someplace to pick up an extra 5# CO2 tank. Locally I've found two places, one wants $79 and the other $89. Online I've found two more places:
...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-11-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
So from the sounds of it there's really no...

So from the sounds of it there's really no telling when the CO2 tank is going to just quit dispensing. Hmmm... Looks like it's time to go pick up a back-up CO2 tank so I can have a full one at the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-11-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Regulator says CO2 tank is empty but it's still pushing beer

Last night I went downstairs to draw off a pint and I noticed that the regulator showed my CO2 tank as being empty. I've only been using the tank for 3-4 weeks. It's had 3 kegs hooked to it pretty...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-11-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,923
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
When I started brewing I used dry yeast only and...

When I started brewing I used dry yeast only and then as I got to my 8th or 9th batch of extract I started trying liquid yeasts. I used predominately liquid yeasts for the rest of my extract batches...
Forum: Michigan HomeBrew Forum 08-08-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,349
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Monroe county's a short drive from Toledo so I'd...

Monroe county's a short drive from Toledo so I'd be in for any sort of get together there or even a bit further north. Seeing as the wife is due 9/15 my ability to attend will have to be VERY...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-07-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Congrats! I'm having perhaps the 12th pint off...

Congrats! I'm having perhaps the 12th pint off of my new kegging setup and let me just say, IT ROCKS!!! I replaced all the o-rings on the cornies I got and they sealed up just fine with no lube. ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-07-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,432
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
For your loss: ...

For your loss:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/data/1/134_3488.JPG
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-06-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
Pre-heating may have other benefits outside of...

Pre-heating may have other benefits outside of just hitting your initial temperatures.

I have not been pre-heating my MLT to this point but for my next batch I will be. The reason being that my...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-06-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,881
Posted By Turkeyfoot Jr.
12 22oz. bottles of a Belgian Tripel I made over...

12 22oz. bottles of a Belgian Tripel I made over a year ago and that's the last of my bottled beer. I have ~15 gallons kegged and on tap and another 15 gallons sitting in carboys at various stages...
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