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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By nicklepickles
my filler is always a bit iffy. for me, the...

my filler is always a bit iffy. for me, the spring is fine, but the o ring at the end tends to slip. my solution: keg lube. works like a charm, and doesnt leak
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-31-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By nicklepickles
with quality extract, no beer will be bland

with quality extract, no beer will be bland
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-31-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By nicklepickles
do not use mason jars, they are only made for...

do not use mason jars, they are only made for holding vacuums (for canning), not pressure. If you do, you will get shards of glass flying everywhere. Not fun!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By nicklepickles
pros: easy to use, look fancy, tend to to better...

pros: easy to use, look fancy, tend to to better with higher carbonation
cons: more expensive, have to replace gaskets every once in awhile

I use swing tops pretty often, i like using them...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-12-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By nicklepickles
not so much an issue, just a thing that happens....

not so much an issue, just a thing that happens. ive been thinking about replacing mine as well, though. stuck levers are a little off-putting sometimes
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By nicklepickles
its residual beer in the faucet drying up and...

its residual beer in the faucet drying up and causing it to gum up. Be careful with the handle, the brass levels tend to be brittle. If they break, replace with SS levers and youll be good to go
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By nicklepickles
false. acids wont change, unless you do a...

false. acids wont change, unless you do a malolactic fermentation, where the malic acid gets broken into lactic acid
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-12-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By nicklepickles
rack to a secondary. I did this with a blonde...

rack to a secondary. I did this with a blonde after primary was finished, saw some nice looking pellicles a week or so later. Blonde ale came out amazing
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By nicklepickles
My "favorite" part, in the recent issue, is them...

My "favorite" part, in the recent issue, is them rating witbiers, and giving blue moon a 90 and shock top an 87, out of 100. Nothing got below an 85. I guess every beer in the world tastes amazing to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By nicklepickles
in my experience, itll go from "this tastes...

in my experience, itll go from "this tastes weird" to "this tastes like beer"
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By nicklepickles
wb-06, from fermentis. good stuff

wb-06, from fermentis. good stuff
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By nicklepickles
I wouldn't use it, growlers arent typically...

I wouldn't use it, growlers arent typically strong enough to carbonate beer in, and Id be afraid of bottle bombs
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By nicklepickles
the point is you sanitize your vessel with...

the point is you sanitize your vessel with bleach, then rinse it out with water that may have contaminants in it, therefore making your sanitized vessel no longer sanitized. to me its a no brainer,...
Forum: General Techniques 05-06-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By nicklepickles
I toss it back and forth between a couple...

I toss it back and forth between a couple sanitized buckets. Takes about 5 minutes for super frothy wort, and good exercise as well
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,497
Posted By nicklepickles
Costs less? Hell yeah. Tastes better? Not really....

Costs less? Hell yeah. Tastes better? Not really.


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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-05-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By nicklepickles
Do a standard pilsner and omit the diacetyl rest ...

Do a standard pilsner and omit the diacetyl rest


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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-05-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By nicklepickles
But still, D-47 is a wine yeast, and has been...

But still, D-47 is a wine yeast, and has been specifically tested for use in wine fermentations. Id imagine beer trub to be quite a bit different from wine lees, so expecting the same results seems...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-04-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By nicklepickles
hah, fair enough. can't argue with...

hah, fair enough. can't argue with experimentation for experimentation's sake lol
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By nicklepickles
I dont see the reason for using wine yeast in...

I dont see the reason for using wine yeast in beer. Wine yeast are bringing out flavors already inherent in the fruit, so using it in a beer will give dramatically different results. You have to look...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-02-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By nicklepickles
Ive seen this being done pretty commonly, which...

Ive seen this being done pretty commonly, which leads me to believe going ahead with my plan will be fine, doesnt seem like brett likes to fight with other strains of brett
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By nicklepickles
Im definitely intrested if anyone has done...

Im definitely intrested if anyone has done something similar to this. I have a saison planned, and was thking of starting with wlp 566, then pitching brett brux and brett lambicus in secondary, so...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-02-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,990
Posted By nicklepickles
"seien sie kein idiot!" My favorite german line...

"seien sie kein idiot!"
My favorite german line to yell :D
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By nicklepickles
seems gimmicky

seems gimmicky
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By nicklepickles
Also brett will sour things. Not as...

Also brett will sour things. Not as quickly/effectively as lacto or pedio, but given enough time, it will make acetic acid.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By nicklepickles
Im also definitely in the same boat as well, just...

Im also definitely in the same boat as well, just havent yet tried it with only the whirlpool addition


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