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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By heertsy
RDWHAHBKMA The last three for "kick mom's...

RDWHAHBKMA

The last three for "kick mom's ass."

Actually moving around doesn't matter much. I don't use a secondary yet, so for my first batch I let in sit in the primary for 4 weeks.

After...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By heertsy
Remember, ALWAYS better to wait and be sure, and...

Remember, ALWAYS better to wait and be sure, and waiting generally only IMPROVES the final product!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-03-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By heertsy
I think that is gonna be the hard part, knowing...

I think that is gonna be the hard part, knowing how much work it takes and only getting 50 beers.

Gonna be hard to justify drinking more than 2 or 3 in any setting so the batch lasts longer!
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By heertsy
Wow, still bubbling after 5 weeks. With the High...

Wow, still bubbling after 5 weeks. With the High gravity, did you make a starter or use enuf yeast??? With a gravity THAT high, i would probably use 3 dry packs of yeasts, or 2 vials liquid if no...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By heertsy
Jealous of you being able to keg right away...

Jealous of you being able to keg right away...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By heertsy
Not sure: Either a..... 1) Creamy Smoked...

Not sure: Either a.....

1) Creamy Smoked Amber Ale
2) Bavarian Bock
3) Steamroller Stout
4) Scotch Ale
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By heertsy
Why am I thinking about the movie "Wedding...

Why am I thinking about the movie "Wedding Crashers" now???
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By heertsy
Just opened my first beer from my first batch

Honey Brown Ale. Been in the bottles only 12 days but i just HAD to try one. If you can remember, I was a bit worried after tasting the wort and post fermentation, where I let it sit in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By heertsy
Just get it as hot as you can and go from there...

Just get it as hot as you can and go from there (do u have any other choice?)

For the future, SERIOUSLY think about getting a propane burner.
Forum: General Techniques 09-01-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By heertsy
If the bee actually jumped in the wort and was...

If the bee actually jumped in the wort and was boiled for a while, i really doubt it would have any effect.

Like death said, you just made a honey brown ale is all! :-)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-01-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By heertsy
Was going to brew up a russian stout for my next...

Was going to brew up a russian stout for my next batch (I think), so it will be a high starting gravity.

So what might potentially happen if i brew a high gravity beer and DO NOT use a starter?? ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-01-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By heertsy
Do u have to make a starter if u use liquid yeast??

I was wondering this. I have always used dry yeast or the smack pack from NB. Was thinking about going with the best liquid yeast I can for my next batch. So can you just pour liquid yeast right...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-31-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,003
Posted By heertsy
I use a whip stir aerator, cost about 10 bucks...

I use a whip stir aerator, cost about 10 bucks but it is essentially a long attachment that goes on your drill.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-31-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By heertsy
People like me, U.S. American's always like deals...

People like me, U.S. American's always like deals on shipping! :-)

That being said, my last kit was a honey brown ale from NB, will know how that turned out in another week.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-30-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By heertsy
AHB, kits too expensive???

Looking at getting another ingredient kit for my next batch. I have noticed AHB is on the VERY high scale of the price range for kits against MANY other online companies.

ALSO, they always make...
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-30-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,300
Posted By heertsy
Excellent work CB!!!! Here is what is actually...

Excellent work CB!!!! Here is what is actually says and comes with:

Brewer’s Best Bold Series TM
Recipe for
RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT*
Yield: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.070 - 1.080
Final...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-30-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By heertsy
You can get a turkey fryer that comes with a...

You can get a turkey fryer that comes with a propane burner for about 30 bucks. That way, you have your burner AND a pot that will allow you to do a full 5 gallon boil.

I do this out in my garage...
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-30-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,300
Posted By heertsy
Anyone brewed a Russian Imperial Stout Brewer's Best kit????

Can get that online for around $31, which is pretty cheap for that style.

Has anyone brewed this from them?? Did it turn out well???

Any comments on Brewer's Best kits in general??? Notice...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By heertsy
Personally, i don't know HOW you even CAN over...

Personally, i don't know HOW you even CAN over the pot while boiling, won't that for sure make it boil over?? One would think.....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-27-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By heertsy
Still bit of a noob, but why is just leaving hop...

Still bit of a noob, but why is just leaving hop pellets in alright but not the regular hops???

Do pellets break down easier or something???

Also, i have a wort chiller the attached to the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-27-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By heertsy
That is it, you are never allowed to post here...

That is it, you are never allowed to post here again. j/k

BTW, if SHE likes it and you don't, just buy her some and brew what you want to.

I, however, detect that you are covering for yourself...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By heertsy
i usually buy beer ingredient kits and most of...

i usually buy beer ingredient kits and most of them come with the pellets.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By heertsy
I didn't strain them at all, they went into the...

I didn't strain them at all, they went into the fermenter with my boil. Maybe this will present some different flavors???

They were completely broken down by the time i racked to the bottling...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By heertsy
Are hops bags essentiall useless??

Just finished a honey brown ale, and a guy I buy supplies from told me not to even bother with hops bags, just throw em right in. I did that, and they broke down almost completely. Didn't have ANY...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By heertsy
4% is fairly normal. Take another hydrometer...

4% is fairly normal. Take another hydrometer reading, if it stays the same 1.012 you can rack to your secondary.

Some beers just don't have THAT high of a starting gravity. The honey brown ale i...
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