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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-20-2014, 04:27 AM
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Jameson Barrel Aged Beer?

Hey guys,

I can get my hands on a Jameson barrel straight from the distillery, I was just seeing what suggestions you guys might have on what would be a good beer to age this in. Me and about 5...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-14-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By BrewByBerg
Correction, I've had other beer where it's had...

Correction, I've had other beer where it's had hop matter in it and didn't notice any hop flavor. I had no control over this because it went straight through the strainer. I'm worried my beer will be...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-14-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By BrewByBerg
Hop matter/cold/hot break too much?

Hey guys,

Just brewed my 9th batch of beer tonight and as usual, I use my wort chiller to cool it down and then when it reaches proper temp, I put it through a strainer as it goes into my...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-08-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By BrewByBerg
All Citra IPA Critique

Hey guys,

I want to brew an all citra ipa. A local brewery in my area brewed a single hop, single grain double ipa pumping in at 8.8%abv. I only plan on brewing a single but want to replicate the...
Forum: General Techniques 12-19-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By BrewByBerg
Transferring Hef to keg?

I just brewed a hef and I was wondering if I should be using a mesh bag over the end of the siphon to help filter out any trub. I do this for every beer I make but I wasn't sure because this is my...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-11-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By BrewByBerg
Imperial Red Ale Critique

Hey guys, I just wanted some input on a super hoppy imperial red ale. I want a very subtle caramel flavor flavor but the hops are the main part of this red. I'm not too sure what grains to steep with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By BrewByBerg
I brew with Galaxy quite often. 0.5oz Galena...

I brew with Galaxy quite often.

0.5oz Galena @ 60
0.75oz Galaxy @10
1.00oz Galaxy @5
1.25oz Galaxy @0

Dry hop with at least 2oz of galaxy.
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-11-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By BrewByBerg
Imperial Red Ale Help

Hey guys, I just wanted some input on a super hoppy imperial red ale. I want a very subtle caramel flavor flavor but the hops are the main part of this red. I'm not too sure what grains to steep with...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-07-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By BrewByBerg
Yeast Dormant

Hey guys,

I pitched my wlp300 hef yeast about 20 hours ago and still no activity. I threw it in my outside fridge (wasn't on) and i woke up to it being around 62-63 degrees. I was afraid the yeast...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-06-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
Thanks a lot for the help!! I will get back to...

Thanks a lot for the help!! I will get back to you and let you know how it goes. Cheers!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-06-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By BrewByBerg
Is My Yeast Vial Still Good?

Hello,

This is how my vial got shipped. The cap still seems sealed, just that black o-ring detached from the plastic. When I shake it, it still bubbles and holds pressure. It should be fine right?...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By BrewByBerg
This will be my first one. This recipe is a...

This will be my first one. This recipe is a different kind of beer. A brewery near me using a Belgian grain bill with a German hef yeast. They call it a pale ale because they dry hop it. I was only...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-05-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
I'm using 6lbs liquid pilsner extract .5lbs...

I'm using
6lbs liquid pilsner extract
.5lbs carapils (steep)
8oz sugar to dry it out
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-04-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By BrewByBerg
Corn sugar question

I'm brewing a pale ale with wlp300 hef yeast, I plan on adding a half pound of sugar to help dry if out and boost the alcohol content. Is this okay to do?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
I was thinking of adding corn sugar to this to...

I was thinking of adding corn sugar to this to help dry it out a little. I've always used 8oz in every batch of ipa and pale ale that I brew. Will this be okay using the hef yeast?
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-03-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By BrewByBerg
Pitching Yeast for Hef

Quick question,

I'm brewing a pilsner based pale ale with wlp300 hef yeast. The original gravity is estimated at 1.059, one vial of liquid yeast will be enough to pitch correct? Or will I need...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-03-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
Thanks for all the help guys, this beer kicks in...

Thanks for all the help guys, this beer kicks in at 6.4%abv with a starting gravity of 1.064, will one vial of wlp300 hef yeast be enough or will I need two?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-03-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
I made up the hop schedule. Figured that late...

I made up the hop schedule. Figured that late additions will have the most flavor and aroma, considering it smells amazing at the brewery. It does smell and taste of a little spice. I have 3oz of...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-02-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BrewByBerg
Hef Pale Ale Critique Help

Hey guys, I've made a post earlier on this and just wanted to get your final input on this.

"One of my favorite breweries makes a tropical pale ale. I finally found out from one of the workers...
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-17-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By BrewByBerg
German Pale Ale?

Hey guys,

One of my favorite breweries makes a tropical pale ale. I finally found out from one of the workers that they use a German hef yeast and the grain bill of their Belgian golden ale. And...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-16-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By BrewByBerg
Bootleggers Tropical Thunder Pale Ale

Hey guys,

Anyone try this beer? It's wonderful. I am really looking to brew something similar. From what I was told by one of the workers, they use their Belgian ale yeast that they use in their...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-05-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By BrewByBerg
German Hefe Help

Hey guys,

I'm looking to brew a classic german hefe with nice banana clove flavors. With a nice citrus note as well. It would be an extract recipe with specialty grains. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-25-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By BrewByBerg
Force Carbing Wheat Beer?

Hey guys,

I'm about to force carb my american wheat into a keg on Monday. My normal carbing process for my IPAs, were
Crank psi to 30, roll keg on the ground for 4-5 min and then purge the co2,...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-21-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By BrewByBerg
Tapping TWO2 Kegs

Hey guys,

What is the cheapest way to use one co2 tank and have 2 kegs hooked up to it? Do I need to buy a co2 dual regulator?
Forum: General Techniques 10-17-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By BrewByBerg
How much H2O?

Hey guys,

I'm brewing my first american wheat beer, I steep grains with 2.5 gallons of water for 30 min then add dme? Do I add the rest of the water with the dme? That's how I make my IPAs.. But...
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