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Forum: European Amber Lager 09-20-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,362
Posted By jamesrm
This is one of my all time favorites. I got a bit...

This is one of my all time favorites. I got a bit lazy and left it in the primary (A 23 gallon Conical), on the yeast, for about 4-6 weeks. I just kegged it 4 days ago, put in the wood chips and the...
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-09-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 171,864
Posted By jamesrm
Well, doubling this recipe was really pushing...

Well, doubling this recipe was really pushing what my Brew Magic could handle, but I got through with the primary beer at 14 gal 1.08 SG and produced 6 more gallons of a small beer at 1.048 SG . I...
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-07-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 171,864
Posted By jamesrm
Brewing this tomorrow, can't wait ;) Exact copy...

Brewing this tomorrow, can't wait ;) Exact copy but doubled, using Galena instead of Nugget due to availability.
Forum: General Techniques 06-28-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By jamesrm
Are you doing a mash out? I went from not...

Are you doing a mash out? I went from not stirring much and not doing a mashout, to stirring every 10-15 minutes and doing a mash out at 168 and went from low 70s to 83-85%.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-22-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By jamesrm
Well, there is no time like the present... ...

Well, there is no time like the present...

to buy better bottles :)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-22-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By jamesrm
I get about 1.25g in Middle TN

I get about 1.25g in Middle TN
Forum: For Sale 06-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,103
Posted By jamesrm
I would be interested, but am in TN. Could trade...

I would be interested, but am in TN. Could trade you some cornies in the deal.
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 06-21-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By jamesrm
That would be cool, if you ever want to come up...

That would be cool, if you ever want to come up and brew let me know :) I was still getting the feel of my brew magic, so I missed the infusion temp and mashed lower than called for, but I think its...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-21-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By jamesrm
I stole this idea from the DIY section, but just...

I stole this idea from the DIY section, but just fill this bad boy up and toss it in the truck:I call it the man can.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-21-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,619
Posted By jamesrm
Sorry for your bad experiance. I actually have 3...

Sorry for your bad experiance. I actually have 3 homebrew stores within 30 minutes drive, but the very best is rebelbrewer.com which is right on the way to the location that I brew at :) Give Tom an...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By jamesrm
Batch is ruined, send it to me for proper...

Batch is ruined, send it to me for proper disposal.

Or, at worst case, pitch more yeast. Use a high flocculation so it will settle out quickly and make a hard cake in the bottles or whatever you...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,655
Posted By jamesrm
I dont bother chilling the bottles. I use 2 co2...

I dont bother chilling the bottles. I use 2 co2 tanks and regs (overkill, but I have the parts so why not) so I can purge higher psi than bottling. I use about 3-4lbs in the tank to push the beer and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By jamesrm
I think the big point is make sure you chill the...

I think the big point is make sure you chill the beer. You can search on here or google for carbonation charts, or beersmith can tell you at what pressure you will eventually want it at.

I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By jamesrm
They are great for taste testing, for just...

They are great for taste testing, for just storage for a few hours, I normally hit with 20psi or so.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By jamesrm
But, if you do have 150 dollars and want a really...

But, if you do have 150 dollars and want a really easy to use solution, get a beer gun.

You will need:
2 gas sources (I use 2 co2 tanks and regs so I can purge at higher pressure)
Beer gun
The...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-21-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By jamesrm
You could have a leak in one of the valves, or...

You could have a leak in one of the valves, or more likely the beer is absorbing the co2 your putting into the keg.

Also, if you have a keg full and not under pressure, if you lay it down, beer...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-21-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By jamesrm
I got one, and gave up on trying to put it...

I got one, and gave up on trying to put it together.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-21-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,982
Posted By jamesrm
Id go with the kegs, never have too much...

Id go with the kegs, never have too much capacity. You can always bottle and wait longer on the chill.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-21-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By jamesrm
I have one and used it on my first extract kits....

I have one and used it on my first extract kits. It works well, but you do have to clean and maintain it. Good brewing practices, and finings when needed, will get beer just as clear.

Save the...
Forum: For Sale 06-21-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,103
Posted By jamesrm
Ad is down, do you still have this for sale?

Ad is down, do you still have this for sale?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By jamesrm
I actually have one designed for the military...

I actually have one designed for the military that we use for home inspections, and the occasional airsoft game. Never thought about using it on the mash, here are a few potential pit falls though:
...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,908
Posted By jamesrm
When I plugged into beersmith, for a 5 gal batch,...

When I plugged into beersmith, for a 5 gal batch, it took your SG (based on 85% effeciancy) from 1.097 to 1.104

That is not a huge difference, and I would argue in such a big beer you wouldn't...
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 06-20-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By jamesrm
Beer to swap!

Over the past month I have brewed about 70 gallons of beer *whew* and now need some help drinking it :) An eye for an eye, of course. I would love to try some different home brews, so send me a PM...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By jamesrm
Heh, 3 lbs of DME is one starter for me :) Well I...

Heh, 3 lbs of DME is one starter for me :) Well I make several and can it for later use in 1 qt mason jars.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-18-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,548
Posted By jamesrm
Typically, the darker the beer (with the...

Typically, the darker the beer (with the exception of those sneaky, tasty, crystal clear IPAs, IIPAs, IIIPAs, you get my drift ;) ) the more I like it. I like beer that has flavor or character.
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