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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-15-2013, 03:15 PM
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Posted By guitar510
I did not change the way I crush my grains and...

I did not change the way I crush my grains and unfortunately I did not take a FRG reading. I will do that in the future.

OK, so here's an example...

If I have 18 lbs of total grain and I use...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-14-2013, 11:33 PM
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Posted By guitar510
By absorbtion, I mean the amount of water...

By absorbtion, I mean the amount of water absorbed by the grains...ie water loss. OGs were 1.060 to 1.075. Not sure on dead space.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-14-2013, 09:54 PM
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Posted By guitar510
I typically add about 1 gal of water, then...

I typically add about 1 gal of water, then grains, then the rest of the water and mix well.

Volumes for each batch sparge were 3 gal.

When I fly sparged, I used a quart pitcher and made sure...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-14-2013, 04:12 AM
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Posted By guitar510
New MLT...Efficiency Suffering

Several brews ago, I finally upgraded my MLT from a 5 gal square beverage cooler to a 10 gal rubbermaid from Home Depot. The copper manifold I created fit perfectly in the 5 gal cooler, but due to...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-07-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By guitar510
WLP002 & WLP090 IPA Hybrid

I've pretty much exclusivley used WLP001 or Wyeast1056 for my IPAs to date. I've been extremely happy with the results and the yeast is very consistent. I made a last minute decision to brew the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2012, 04:23 AM
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Posted By guitar510
I just purchased a WLP001 with Best Before July...

I just purchased a WLP001 with Best Before July 25....can't be 4 months?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By guitar510
Thanks for the quick replies. 3. I should...

Thanks for the quick replies.

3. I should have been more clear. I did go straight from 1 month primary to keg. Even though the yeast cake was dense and I transferred carefully, there would be some...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By guitar510
New to Kegging Questions

I just got my corny keg setup and kegged my first beer!

A few questions come to mind now that I have...

1. Can I force carbonate with the picnic faucet attached?

2. How do I clear the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-29-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By guitar510
Nope. Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale.

Nope. Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-29-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By guitar510
Well my airlock was borderline clogged, so I...

Well my airlock was borderline clogged, so I rushed to Home Depot to get 1 in. hoseline for a blowoff tube. When I pulled the stopper - SPEWWWW!!! So, I guess my yeast starter was healthy. Never seen...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-28-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By guitar510
Not quite Imperial Stout aging question

I brewed an Imperial Stout yesterday and the OG ended up quite a bit lower than I expected. This was mainly because my final volume was 6 gal instead of 5 gal. I thought I would lose more water...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-03-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By guitar510
Bensiff...thanks for the detailed reply. I do...

Bensiff...thanks for the detailed reply. I do believe the dishwasher detergent has chlorine bleach in the form of sodium hypochlorite. I'm not sure if residual from a previous wash could truly infect...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-03-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By guitar510
Chlorophenolic :(

I bottled an AG IPA on Monday and gave it a taste tonight. While I realize it needs time, it tastes like there is a mild to moderate medicinal/chlorophenolic taste. Interestingly, I drank some...
Forum: General Techniques 08-04-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By guitar510
I'm not worried, just curious. Is adding yeast...

I'm not worried, just curious. Is adding yeast common practice?

6-12 months bottle conditioning?
Forum: General Techniques 08-04-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By guitar510
Fermentation Schedule Question

I currently have a variation on an imperial stout in my primary fermenter. I forget the OG since I'm at work, but it's high...around 1.085. The recipe I'm mimicking calls for 2 weeks primary, 2-3...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By guitar510
Thanks guys...as long as it doesn't kill me I...

Thanks guys...as long as it doesn't kill me I don't plan to toss it. I just want to make sure I'm not taking some big health risk here. I suppose there is plenty of metals in normal drinking water so...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By guitar510
Would you toss it?

So, I brewed my first AG last weekend kind of in a rush since I was running out of home brew. I just completed my MLT which utilizes a beverage cooler and copper manifold at the base. I used a zinc...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-28-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By guitar510
I guess I'd like some more input on...

I guess I'd like some more input on primary/secondary schedule. NC you recommend 2-3 weeks primary / 1 week secondary. Why? If we assume that fermentation is complete in say 5 days, is there any...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-28-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By guitar510
Things went well on brew day...OG is 1.064.

Things went well on brew day...OG is 1.064.
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-28-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By guitar510
I do love hops, but I was trying to maintain...

I do love hops, but I was trying to maintain within the realm of IPA as opposed to IIPA. Beersmith calculates that my beer will be 7.05% ABV (1.067 OG and 1.016 FG) - within style range of 5.5% -...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-27-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By guitar510
OK...I'm new so that's certainly good advice on...

OK...I'm new so that's certainly good advice on the 3-5 days. Definitely going for hoppy...although bitter is the main goal, so the 60 min addition is going to be the commander of the army.

I know...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-27-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By guitar510
IPA Dry Hoppy

On to the third batch and thought I would experiment a bit with a recipe.

Here's the plan...

9.25 lbs Pale LME
1.00 lb Crystal Malt (22L)
1.00 oz Chinook 60 min (13%)
1.50 oz Centennial 25...
Forum: Brew Science 01-07-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,243
Posted By guitar510
I'm new to this whole beer making process...but...

I'm new to this whole beer making process...but it sure disappoints me to go back to purchasing drinking water at the store when I invested in the water softener and RO system. My knowledge to is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-05-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By guitar510
jjones...that's some good stuff, hilarious! ...

jjones...that's some good stuff, hilarious!

So she's actually not feeling well today, so I stayed home to take care of her...eh humm...I mean brew some beer. After getting her medicine and making...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-05-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By guitar510
Would late extract addition help?

Would late extract addition help?
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