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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-21-2011, 09:30 PM
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Posted By eager_brewer
Pick me please!

Pick me please!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-01-2011, 06:58 PM
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Posted By eager_brewer
Clutch thank you! After beating my thumbs to...

Clutch thank you! After beating my thumbs to death I said there must be an easier way to do this. I was not using the pliers to install it. Went back outside used the pliers and I was done in 30...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By eager_brewer
Good idea, as a general rule of thumb you should...

Good idea, as a general rule of thumb you should condition the beer at the same temp that you ferment at. As always I would keep them cover up. Simply put light=bad. :-)

Tom
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2011, 01:20 AM
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Posted By eager_brewer
Yeah I concur, I cap after all are full. One...

Yeah I concur, I cap after all are full. One thing I have found for even carbonation of bottles. I add my priming sugar dissolved in water to my bottling bucket FIRST. The is transfer the beer into...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By eager_brewer
Cask Brewing at home

Hello all. I would love to serve cask beer at home. I have been able to sample many cask beers over the last year and would love to add this to my home brew setup. I already have a 5 gallon oak...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-23-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By eager_brewer
I believe closer to the top would be best but if...

I believe closer to the top would be best but if you are really concerned you could mount a little cpu case fan inside there to move the air around in there but I doubt you would need that. Like you...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-22-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By eager_brewer
Mounting Air distributor in fridge

I just got this air distributor from the beverage factory:
http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/regulator/distributors/tf_1744s_aluminum_four_way_air_distributor.shtml
I want to mount it inside...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-26-2010, 12:14 PM
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Views: 96,768
Posted By eager_brewer
username is Arrogant_Bstard in cityprofile. I...

username is Arrogant_Bstard in cityprofile. I really like the site and that fermentor!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-12-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By eager_brewer
I actually got to speak to the head brewer from...

I actually got to speak to the head brewer from Stone about dry hopping at this yeasr ACBF in Boston. He said only dry hop for 3-5 days and the end. So if you want in secondary for 2 weeks dry hop...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-06-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By eager_brewer
Awesome thank you all. I am putting them in...

Awesome thank you all. I am putting them in Beersmith. Now I need to decide which one to make! What a great dilemma to have!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-05-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,979
Posted By eager_brewer
I pinky promise! and I will give you the cred on...

I pinky promise! and I will give you the cred on my labels. :)

thank you!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-05-2010, 05:28 PM
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Views: 4,979
Posted By eager_brewer
Anyone with a good Black IPA recipe?

I think the title says it all. I am looking for a good black IPA recipe. I have had the Basha by Stone/Brewdog and it is one of my favorites. I have also had Otter Creaks as well. If anyone could...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-05-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By eager_brewer
hmm after reading this thread perhaps that is why...

hmm after reading this thread perhaps that is why my Double Bastard Clone (OG of 1.110) Did not taste great after 2 weeks in primary and 1 week in secondary and 2 keg weeks. That's why I took Revvs...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-28-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By eager_brewer
Revy thank you very much for the link. I have...

Revy thank you very much for the link. I have read it and the sub-link as well. I will pull this keg out of the fridge and let it sit til spring.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-28-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By eager_brewer
Thanks for all the help. This was a version of...

Thanks for all the help. This was a version of Stone's Double Bastard. It had 18.5lbs of 2row and 2.5 lbs of Crystal 120. The OG gravity should have been aroung 1.110 (I have achieved it in the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-24-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By eager_brewer
To dump out or not dump out

Ok here is the problem. I had a big beer that I added more malt in the primary because the OG was very low. Then I moved it to secondary and kegged it. The problem is that now it tastes like you are...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-17-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By eager_brewer
Help with quick release keg fittings

Hello all! I have small problem and need a little advice. Currently I have a kegerator with one tap on it. I have a commercial setup right now but I want to be able to change between homebrew and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-11-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By eager_brewer
I can't remeber where I read the thread here but...

I can't remeber where I read the thread here but I brew a lot of beers with SG of 1.110 and can hit it consistantly with no extract. Instead of only sparging with 5 gallons of water I will run off...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-07-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By eager_brewer
Yep this happened to me about 2 weeks ago. I took...

Yep this happened to me about 2 weeks ago. I took my gravity reading and it was done. I bottled it and I drank the stuff I used to take the gravity reading and it was Yummy! To bad I promised this...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-07-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By eager_brewer
Yes I got the same thing from my wife (school...

Yes I got the same thing from my wife (school teach), I was a bit tired when typing and just continued the mistake.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-07-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By eager_brewer
I had been in the keg for about 45 days and it...

I had been in the keg for about 45 days and it was still the same. :( So I poured it out. If you like Belgian IPAs you would have loved this one!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By eager_brewer
[QUOTE=Yooper_Brew;2387810]Well, some yeast...

[QUOTE=Yooper_Brew;2387810]Well, some yeast strains don't produce much diacetyl to begin with. But for the ones that do, an extended primary will take care of the diacetyl without going over an...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By eager_brewer
I used and English Ale yeast from the LHBS same...

I used and English Ale yeast from the LHBS same yeast as before. This was a DFH 60 min clone and it called for temp at 71 and then let it rise to 74 to clean up the diacetyl. I know it was way warmer...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By eager_brewer
IPA tastes just like a Belgium Beer, Yuck

Ok not to offend Belgium beer drinkers but I brewed an IPA that I have made before. The last time it was awesome! 5 gallons gone in 90 minutes at an office party. I made the same batch again and it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By eager_brewer
I have a small little cubby about the size of a...

I have a small little cubby about the size of a chest freezer under my stairs. I insulated it with fire retardant insulation and put a little electric heater on a thermostat. To keep it at 68 it runs...
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