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Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By alers22
Placed 3rd in Philly for Cider 27-A!!

Placed 3rd in Philly for Cider 27-A!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By alers22
Why would you take the amounts out of your...

Why would you take the amounts out of your recipe? Just curious since many of the experienced brewers on this forum share their recipes. What is your concern about sharing the amounts?
Forum: BIAB Brewing 03-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By alers22
Could you simply thaw the juice and take a...

Could you simply thaw the juice and take a hydrometer reading?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-28-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By alers22
I need help figuring out the Base Style for this beer

I could use some help figuring out the Base Style for this recipe. Any input? 10B American Amber?

For 5 gallons (19 L)
10 lb (4.54 kg) | American 6-row pale lager malt
1 lb (0.45 kg) | 20-40L...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By alers22
Thanks but I am trying to figure out the Base...

Thanks but I am trying to figure out the Base Style, not the category that the finished beer fits into.

American Amber possibly?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-26-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By alers22
Entered!

Entered!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-26-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By alers22
Base Style Help

I could use some help figuring out the Base Style for this recipe. Any input? 10B American Amber?

For 5 gallons (19 L)
10 lb (4.54 kg) | American 6-row pale lager malt
1 lb (0.45 kg) | 20-40L...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-06-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By alers22
Take gravity readings and when you have a...

Take gravity readings and when you have a consistent reading for 2 or 3 days your beer is finished. The bubbling you are referring to probably has nothing to do with the fermentation...just the...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-09-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By alers22
BeerSmith has a brew in a bag profile. I will...

BeerSmith has a brew in a bag profile. I will take screenshots of my settings and let you guys see them so you can see if they will work for you or not. what size kettles are you guys using to...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By alers22
I learned at the meeting last night we will...

I learned at the meeting last night we will actually be getting a 7 gallons of wort if you signed up for 5 gallons. I wanted to let you guys know since it may impact your recipe.

Sent from my...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By alers22
COTU told us that their expected SG is 1.036. ...

COTU told us that their expected SG is 1.036. Why did you choose to use 1.044? I realize that is what Beersmith calculated but when I input the ingredients into Beersmith I lowered the actual...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-08-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By alers22
Thought I was the only BIABer in the JRHB. ...

Thought I was the only BIABer
in the JRHB. Glad there are a few of us.

Sent from my XT907 using Home Brew mobile app
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-08-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,637
Posted By alers22
I have a 3 layer reflectix jacket on my kettle...

I have a 3 layer reflectix jacket on my kettle and I lose only 1 maybe 2 degrees by the end of the mash. It also has a reflectix cover for the lid that overlaps the sides of the jacket. It was easy...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By alers22
How does the brewery wort lend itself to a...

How does the brewery wort lend itself to a California Common?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 86,994
Posted By alers22
Entered!

Entered!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-30-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By alers22
Manifold valve not dispensing CO2

I have a 3-way manifold which I purchased from Keg Connection about 18 months ago. I recently discovered that only 2 of the valves are dispensing CO2 to max capacity. The third valve appears to...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-06-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By alers22
These are only 1 Gal batches so kegging is not an...

These are only 1 Gal batches so kegging is not an option. I thought about just drinking these ciders "still" and making a 5 gal batch of the ones I like which can be kegged.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-05-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By alers22
Conditioning Tablets to Carbonate??

I am doing some 1 Gal test batches and would like to bottle each batch AND have it carbonated. Assuming I add campden tablets to stop the fermentation when the sweetness is where I want it, would...
Forum: Porter 11-06-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 120,040
Posted By alers22
I brewed this recipe back on 10/27 (used same...

I brewed this recipe back on 10/27 (used same ingredients and quantities as recipe). I hit both the pre-boil and post-boil gravity numbers, cooled to 62 degrees, aerated, pitched a 2 liter starter...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 11-04-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By alers22
This is the method I use: 1. Place plastic...

This is the method I use:

1. Place plastic colander upside down in plastic bucket
2. Set grain bag on top of upside colander
3. Press down on bag several times with lid to extract remaining...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-21-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By alers22
It will definitely clear up. My wife and I do...

It will definitely clear up. My wife and I do ciders all the time and its amazing to see the transformation from cloudy to cyrstal clear. The longer you let it ferment/age in the primary the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-23-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By alers22
Orange County craft beer bars?

Any decent craft beer bars or bottle shops in Irvine or Laguna Hills CA?
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-22-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,199
Posted By alers22
I found a really successful alternative to...

I found a really successful alternative to holding the grain bag suspended above the kettle. I use an Ale Pale with an upside down plastic colander in the bottom. I lift the bag and hold it for a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By alers22
Redlands CA bottle shops - Hangar 24

Does anyone know where I can find Hangar 24 Hammerhead in Redlands?

How about Irvine?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-03-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By alers22
Smoked hops in beer??

Has anyone tried smoking hops and adding them either to the boil or dry hopping? A friend of mine is really into smoked meats and we got talking about smoked hops in beer. I've never heard of it...
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