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Forum: Georgia HomeBrew Forum 03-21-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,963
Posted By v2comp
check us out at www.hopheaded.com and How are...

check us out at www.hopheaded.com
and How are you John, when are you gonna get back down here so we can have a beer?:mug:
Forum: Brewing Software 01-26-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 123,228
Posted By v2comp
I think everyone should realize that Beertools...

I think everyone should realize that Beertools Pro is a standalone program that is on your computer and that the Beertools Basic and Gold memberships are web based products that dont affect each...
Forum: Brewing Software 01-26-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 123,228
Posted By v2comp
I have used all 3 of the big ones, but in the end...

I have used all 3 of the big ones, but in the end I came back to BTP. in the beginning it can be a struggle, but the more I used it and asked questions in their forum, the more I liked it.
once I...
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
no problem!

no problem!
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
Basically yes :D

Basically yes :D
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
I think this is where your confusion comes from...

I think this is where your confusion comes from and I can understand why. I have to honestly say that I have never manually calculated those extract numbers the way that you did.
beertools pro has...
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
sorry but thats not how it works, the gravity...

sorry but thats not how it works, the gravity readings go up after the boil and the evaporation not down!
at 1.061 post boil,
your numbers indicate an effeciency of only 75% for the first beer. ...
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
I was thinking the same thing when I looked at...

I was thinking the same thing when I looked at it, if his refractometer was showing 13.5 or 1.054 and 14 and 1.056 preboil, then this whole thing makes more sense.
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
I wasnt looking at it from that perspective, I...

I wasnt looking at it from that perspective, I just plugged in your grain bill into beertools pro and with 7 gallons of 1.056 wort, after a 90 minute boil and an evaporation loss of 1.27 gallons, a...
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By v2comp
so what was your final volume after the boil?

so what was your final volume after the boil?
Forum: General Techniques 12-14-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 63,578
Posted By v2comp
Maybe, I havent had a stuck fermentation in more...

Maybe, I havent had a stuck fermentation in more than 6 or 7 years so I cant speak to that specifically. I have been using a tiny amount of Olive oil in my starters instead of 02 for about 20 brews...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-03-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12,405
Views: 2,213,412
Posted By v2comp
I just finished up my first batch and couldnt be...

I just finished up my first batch and couldnt be happier. It finished up at .998 and is nice and tart. I think im gonna carb half and bottle the rest in small wine bottles flat.
any suggestions?
Forum: General Techniques 12-02-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By v2comp
I have a keggle and have to create my recipes to...

I have a keggle and have to create my recipes to start with about 7.25 gallons preboil to end up with 5.5 gallons post boil at the desired gravity.
do you have brewing software or are you manually...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-19-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,287
Posted By v2comp
make beer with it, it doesnt last as long but...

make beer with it, it doesnt last as long but tastes much better than dry grain with a pizza!! :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-19-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,466
Posted By v2comp
I suggest you also try cooling the wort down to...

I suggest you also try cooling the wort down to just below 170F and then add them, stir to create a whirlpool for about 20 minutes and then go back to chilling. at this temp they wont isomerize and...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-18-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 95,571
Posted By v2comp
username: v2comp if we could pick what we...

username: v2comp

if we could pick what we win, I would say the Fermenter 1st then the mash paddle
Forum: DIY Projects 11-18-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 70,142
Posted By v2comp
I made mine a little more simple, but I am happy...

I made mine a little more simple, but I am happy with the results. the bars just indicate the volume.

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u263/v2comp/DSC00193.jpg
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Forum: Introductions 11-18-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By v2comp
None! they are cheap enough, but I would call...

None! they are cheap enough, but I would call whoever sold you the kit and ask for a free one to replace the faulty one.
Forum: General Techniques 11-12-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,024
Posted By v2comp
the real answer is that were a bunch of...

the real answer is that were a bunch of opinionated human beings that try these different things and they appear to work and we fit them into our regimen. after that, we are right and everything else...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-10-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 89,008
Posted By v2comp
29,601 + 6 gallons Belgiun Golden Strong 5.5...

29,601 +
6 gallons Belgiun Golden Strong
5.5 gallons of Citra hopped Pale Ale
5 gallons of Dortmunder Export
= 29,617.5
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-10-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By v2comp
+ 1 on if you preheat you shouldnt lose much heat...

+ 1 on if you preheat you shouldnt lose much heat at all in an hour long mash. if your outside in the winter, you might have to insulate whatever cooler you use.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-09-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By v2comp
I use a 5 gallon igloo cooler with the simple...

I use a 5 gallon igloo cooler with the simple stainless braid for 5 gallon batches because it was first mash tun and I still have it. I fly sparge with it and can easily do a 1.065 ish beer with a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By v2comp
I stole this, I didnt write it, but I do live by...

I stole this, I didnt write it, but I do live by it:
The best source of easy-to-prepare wort is dried malt extract (DME.) You will need enough DME to prepare a starter of about 1.040 OG. A higer...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By v2comp
I posted that number for a 2 liter starter, if...

I posted that number for a 2 liter starter, if you are making an ale, you just need a liter or 3oz of DME into 1 qt of water
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By v2comp
I wouldnt worry about it, that amount of extra...

I wouldnt worry about it, that amount of extra DME wont change the gravity enough to worry about and if anything it will make it a tiny bit more alcoholic.
it really doesnt matter either way, as...
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