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Forum: American Ale 04-17-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By shawnleary
Just brewed up another batch of this gem tonight....

Just brewed up another batch of this gem tonight. Love when a clone tastes even better than the original.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-02-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 64,679
Posted By shawnleary
this beast is still a bubbling after five days...

this beast is still a bubbling after five days since pitching. i haven't experienced this before. can't wait to try it.

I will say, for anyone who has used dried full hops before in a recipe...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By shawnleary
I am doing a 10G batch, do I double the hop...

I am doing a 10G batch, do I double the hop additions or do the scale up differently?
Forum: American Ale 12-22-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,923
Posted By shawnleary
Just bottled 8 days ago. Taste is spot on. Mine...

Just bottled 8 days ago. Taste is spot on. Mine is slightly cloudier (higher filled glass) but color looks good. Thanks again for the recipe!
Forum: English Brown Ale 12-20-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 220,199
Posted By shawnleary
I brewed this last week with only a minor...

I brewed this last week with only a minor modification to the original with substitutions of crystal 60 with 20 and the yeast brand. my LHBS was out of both. Can't remember the name of the other...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By shawnleary
Ha!! Love it. Yea I had my daughter getting...

Ha!! Love it. Yea I had my daughter getting daddy some of "daddies juice" out of the bottom of the fridge at an early age. Hopefully we teach them moderation and responsibility when it comes to our...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By shawnleary
I have a couple that I will put to work the next...

I have a couple that I will put to work the next time they come by and watch. Great idea!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-11-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By shawnleary
Father of the Year Award

I swear this wasn't a setup. I drank my last bottle of my Stone IPA Clone (delicious btw) last night and rinsed out the bottle and threw it on the "bottle drying rack" without thinking. I looked...
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-05-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 78,496
Posted By shawnleary
I dry hop with one week left before bottling. ...

I dry hop with one week left before bottling.

I bottled this brew two weeks ago and cracked open a bottle a week early to see how it was goin. Amazing brew. Definitely my best finished product...
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 78,496
Posted By shawnleary
Just made this recipe last night! I was...

Just made this recipe last night! I was impressed that my LHBS had every ingredient on the list as well. Tried out a new home made counter flow cooler. It was only 25ft long and used only fresh...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 226,723
Posted By shawnleary
Exchanged a dozen 500ml bottles for 1L bottles at...

Exchanged a dozen 500ml bottles for 1L bottles at my LHBS. They didn't have 750ml yesterday so bought the 500s. Then when I got them home I realize how small 16oz is. I dry hopped my first AG...
Forum: India Pale Ale 08-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 523,332
Posted By shawnleary
awesome! thanks everyone. Putting in another...

awesome! thanks everyone. Putting in another container for a week seemed pointless and risked introducing more brain eating amoebas.
Forum: India Pale Ale 08-06-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 523,332
Posted By shawnleary
So forget about the secondary? I will keep...

So forget about the secondary? I will keep bottle after 5-7 days of dry-hoping.

Thanks
Forum: India Pale Ale 08-06-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 523,332
Posted By shawnleary
I am ten days into my first AG brew with this...

I am ten days into my first AG brew with this recipe. I made around a 5g batch. My cousin is telling me to dry hop right into the current carboy, trub and all. Is secondary really necessary? Am I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-03-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Carboy fermenting at 64 degrees. One week...

Carboy fermenting at 64 degrees. One week tonight, why must good beer take so long to be ready!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-30-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Good point. I will definitely use the hose next...

Good point. I will definitely use the hose next time. This batch i'll make sure to drunk immediately to avoid any off flavorings : )

2.5 Days

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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
That's what I was thinking. We did strain in the...

That's what I was thinking. We did strain in the funnel on the way to the carboy.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
I had no clue about aerating and adding oxygen. ...

I had no clue about aerating and adding oxygen. I am wondering how much more motion and chaotic state boiling is as compared to stirring? I will have to read more of avoid that if my brew tastes...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Got the carboy temp down to 66-68.

Got the carboy temp down to 66-68.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Great, looks like my chiller has the right temp...

Great, looks like my chiller has the right temp range for the entire process.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
I turned it down a notch, we'll see how it...

I turned it down a notch, we'll see how it affects it with the yeast turning up the heat. Any thoughts on when to gradually turn the heat up in order to get the best efficiency?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-28-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By shawnleary
It's make shift as I have a mirror placed in...

It's make shift as I have a mirror placed in front of my monitor in order to view the cam.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-28-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By shawnleary
Carboy Cam IPA Livestream!

Couldn't keep my eyes of my first homebrew batch. So I threw my babycam (baby isn't here just yet) inside my chiller so as to not miss any of the action.

www.livestream.com/CarboyCamIPA

Enjoy!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Yes first time at home. There is a local brew...

Yes first time at home. There is a local brew pub, Engine 15, that allows you to brew there with their guidance. I have done two extract brews with them so technically not my first time. The temp...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By shawnleary
Beer Porn (LIVE STREAM)

In the spirit of myfreecam I have posted a livestream of my carboy! enjoy! bubbling away!!!

http://www.livestream.com/carboycamipa
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