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Forum: Mead Forum 02-10-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,715
Posted By KatoBaggins
I made a cherry mead that came out at slightly...

I made a cherry mead that came out at slightly higher than 19%. I used Champagne yeast. I don't recall using any nutrients or anything else. It took 6 months before it was worth drinking, but at 6...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-28-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,965
Posted By KatoBaggins
I was at the Oregon Brew and BBQ last weekend. ...

I was at the Oregon Brew and BBQ last weekend. It was one of the standouts to me. It's the only beer that has coriander in it that I've actually liked and would drink more than one.

I got to try...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,261
Posted By KatoBaggins
Just moved a Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout clone to...

Just moved a Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout clone to the brew closet, my first AG batch. I'm so glad I bought that immersion chiller! From boiling to 65F in 16 min. Very nice!

Should be bottling...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,115
Posted By KatoBaggins
New 2 Nottingham 2 Wyeast 1007 German Ale...

New

2 Nottingham
2 Wyeast 1007 German Ale (must have forgotten I had some)
1 Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale
1 Wyeast Pacman
1 Montons Active Brewing Yeast
1 Coopers Brewing Yeast

Washed
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By KatoBaggins
For you, as the brewer, it might be easy. But, I...

For you, as the brewer, it might be easy. But, I was thinking more along the lines of letting your friends or fellow brewers do the taste testing. It may prove to be an ego crusher or an ego...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By KatoBaggins
It's interesting that it's hard for me not to...

It's interesting that it's hard for me not to have biased opinions about my beer. I made a hefe last month that I liked, but my friends raved about as being the best hefe they've ever had. I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-18-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,479
Posted By KatoBaggins
I remember trying EKU 28, a German 11% double...

I remember trying EKU 28, a German 11% double bock, back in my youth. It was really nasty, like straight molasses with an alcohol bite. I know my palate has chanced over the the years, but I still...
Forum: Mead Forum 06-08-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,524
Posted By KatoBaggins
Yes, I should. I have family on both Kohama and...

Yes, I should. I have family on both Kohama and Ishigaki. I hear that they are spectacular now, and that Kohama is a resort island! A far cry from the poor farming community I remember it to be. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By KatoBaggins
Use silicon tubing for the high temps from the...

Use silicon tubing for the high temps from the brew pot to the CFC. It'll hold up for you and not melt.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-01-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By KatoBaggins
If you've every had a Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout,...

If you've every had a Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout, then I think you may want to go with Austin Homebrew's version: Austin Homebrew Supply...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-01-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By KatoBaggins
I really like the Elbro Nertke Nut Brown Ale. ...

I really like the Elbro Nertke Nut Brown Ale. I've done a couple of them. They mature fast and are really delicious.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-01-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,581
Posted By KatoBaggins
Looks like a winner to me. Let us know how it...

Looks like a winner to me. Let us know how it turns out!
Forum: General Techniques 06-01-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,606
Posted By KatoBaggins
I'm drinking a hefe right now brewed with 3068. ...

I'm drinking a hefe right now brewed with 3068. It's quite good even though it needs another week or two in the bottle.

My 3068 took the OG 1.045 to FG 1.009 in about 6 days. According to...
Forum: General Techniques 06-01-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By KatoBaggins
Woah, dude! That's almost 8 gallons of starter!...

Woah, dude! That's almost 8 gallons of starter! :rockin:

I think maybe you meant 1000 ml.? For something this big, I think you need to be thinking at least 2000 ml.

I ran the numbers as an...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-31-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By KatoBaggins
I read through the instructions and thought that...

I read through the instructions and thought that you would get a better idea of how to tweek this by reading this: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/easy-partial-mash-brewing-pics-75231/

I think...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-29-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By KatoBaggins
I'm just about to crack open a wheat beer I made...

I'm just about to crack open a wheat beer I made using a dead smack pack. Pitched it in a starter, and it took the yeast from that pack 4 days to show any signs of life. From there I made up a 1...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,378
Posted By KatoBaggins
I'm at batch number 17 or so, and I used to think...

I'm at batch number 17 or so, and I used to think like this, but I don't anymore. I live in an apartment and don't have the room or I would go to kegs in a heart beat. :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-25-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By KatoBaggins
It ended up boiling 7 gallons of water from about...

It ended up boiling 7 gallons of water from about 65F in 1hr 20min with the lid on. It was a rolling boil with the lid off. I think I'll be fine without the insulated jacket, but I will need to get...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-24-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By KatoBaggins
Mine ended at 1.030 after a month. It's pretty...

Mine ended at 1.030 after a month. It's pretty sweet, but drinkable. I think a couple of months of aging will improve it nicely.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By KatoBaggins
The paperwork didn't say, and I don't have a...

The paperwork didn't say, and I don't have a mic., but it looks to be about 1/64" or so.

I'm boiling water in it now with the lid on to see how long it'll take. I live in an apartment with...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By KatoBaggins
I just bought a 32 quart aluminum (tamale...

I just bought a 32 quart aluminum (tamale steamer) pot from Wally-world for $25. I'm hoping that it won't be so thin as to cause a whole lot of scorching, but we'll see.

There are fixes for the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-21-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,780
Posted By KatoBaggins
Looking great! Saturday was a gorgeous day. I'm...

Looking great! Saturday was a gorgeous day. I'm glad you were enjoying it making beer. Let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-21-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,315
Posted By KatoBaggins
Yes, I'm not happy with my pasta maker unit. I...

Yes, I'm not happy with my pasta maker unit. I have a paper shredder that just sits in the corner looking pretty, hardly ever gets used.
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-18-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By KatoBaggins
I did a hefe that's about to go in the bottle. ...

I did a hefe that's about to go in the bottle. It was a partcial mash using German Pils, a pound of malted wheat, and then 3lbs. of dry wheat extract. I used Wyeast 3068 mostly fermented at 68F. ...
Forum: Mead 05-15-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 564,982
Posted By KatoBaggins
I started mine on 4/18/09. It already starting...

I started mine on 4/18/09. It already starting to clear. I'm getting excited to try this.
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