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Forum: Soda Making 01-19-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By MikeICR
New to Soda: seeking syrup recipe ideas.

Hi all,

I've been homebrewing beer and wine for years, but want to get into sodas. What I'd like to do is make a large batch of concentrate syrup, store it, and add a certain amount to a 5 gal keg...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-07-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By MikeICR
Seeking dry substitute for Safale US-05

I'm out of US-05 and so are the local homebrew shops. They have other dry varieties available (no liquid options). Is there another dry yeast that is the same strain as US-05?
Forum: For Sale 10-22-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By MikeICR
5gal Pin Lock Keg with Disconnects: $30

I have this old pin lock laying around I've never used and would love to sell. There's a leak in the lid that I haven't been able to fix. I think it can be repaired by someone handier than I. Keg...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-09-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By MikeICR
Unfortunately, yes, I've tried that. Liquid...

Unfortunately, yes, I've tried that. Liquid actually leaks out the lid, so the size of the leak lets all the pressure out.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-09-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By MikeICR
Help! What to do with a busted pin lock keg.

I've got an old pin lock that leaks from around the lid (a lot). I received it this way (for free). I've tried keg lube, I've swapped lids, I've used extra fat O rings, and even tried to bend the...
Forum: Brewing Software 10-03-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By MikeICR
BeerSmith Ingrediants field blank!?!

I'm no computer wiz, so I'm looking for help. Recently, the ingredient box in the "Recipe View" page has gone blank! Every recipe, new and old. What's going on and how can I fix it?
Forum: Hops Growing 06-15-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By MikeICR
What is it and how do I get rid of it?

My hops were happy and healthy 'till a few days ago. Leaves started developing holes and drying up. I found the culprit, his picture is bellow. Who is he, where did he come from, and how do I get rid...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 03-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,786
Posted By MikeICR
I have a chance to pick up a smaller one of...

I have a chance to pick up a smaller one of these. Twin 3 gallon urns and a 20 gallon water jacket. I'm thinking of mashing/sparging in the urns and boiling in the water jacket. What do you think?
Forum: For Sale 02-05-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By MikeICR
Please pardon my ignorance, but how would you...

Please pardon my ignorance, but how would you hook this up to the CO2 tank? Would I need a reg on the tank first, or is there an adapter?
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-02-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By MikeICR
That's it! Thanks for tracking it down. I found a...

That's it! Thanks for tracking it down. I found a similar unit and I'm in the bargaining process now. Might be a fun project.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-02-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By MikeICR
Looking for the commercial coffe maker brewery....

I remember seeing a thread about a machine like the one below being used as an electric brewery. Of course, i can't find it now. Can you point me to it?
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-01-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By MikeICR
Brew day help needed: how do I measure fresh orange peel?

Everything's ready and the strike water is heating... My LHBS didn't have dried orange peel, so I bought a few oranges on the way home. I need one ounce of sweet dry orange peel. How do I get that...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-14-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By MikeICR
That's exactly what I'm talking about.

That's exactly what I'm talking about.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-14-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By MikeICR
Will an oak barrel stand the pressure of...

Will an oak barrel stand the pressure of carbonating in it?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-13-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By MikeICR
Looking for wood cask alternative

Having a big party this summer and want to wow the crowd. I make a hell of a helles, if I say so myself, and would like to serve it poolside from the cask. Is there a product out there that mimics a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By MikeICR
PartiGyle Festbock/Amerian Red... Suggestions needed

I've tried to parigyle once before and it didn't work perfectly. I'm not sure what I did wrong.

Anyway, with lager season coming, I want to remake a Festbock I made last year. The recipe needs...
Forum: General Techniques 09-02-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,962
Posted By MikeICR
This is incredible! Thanks for all the input and...

This is incredible! Thanks for all the input and links. Looks like I've got a lot of reading to do.

I'd love to keep learning. Keep typing!

Where can I find historical recipes? (I plan to try...
Forum: General Techniques 08-31-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,962
Posted By MikeICR
Thanks guys! Great link, ChaosStout. That'll...

Thanks guys!

Great link, ChaosStout. That'll keep me reading.

Radical Brewing is on the to-buy-list.

As for how far I expect to take this... I don't want to make beer from bread (sounds cool...
Forum: General Techniques 08-29-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,962
Posted By MikeICR
How do I brew the old fashioned way?

My last few brews, as well as some of my next, have peaked my interest in traditional brewing techniques. Most of the styles I prefer to brew originate from 16th/17th century Germany and France (and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-27-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By MikeICR
How to bottle hefe

Two friends are getting married in Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario during the first weekend of Oktoberfest. I've promised a couple brews. I have a Festbock lagering now and I plan to force-carb and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-25-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By MikeICR
This sort of thing fascinates me. While raw...

This sort of thing fascinates me. While raw barley isn't easy to acquire around here, I wonder what the possibilities of roasting malted grain could be. For example, could I buy a 50lbs bag of...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-22-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MikeICR
After a lot of reading and research, I've made...

After a lot of reading and research, I've made some significant changes to the recipe. After primary, fermented for probably 2 weeks around 60-65F, I'll cold condition for a few months around 40F...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-17-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MikeICR
Have you ever tried to cold condition T58?

Have you ever tried to cold condition T58?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-17-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MikeICR
Biere De Guarde: Suggestions and comments, please.

I've decided to try a Biere de Garde and would like to keep it as traditional as possible. My ancestors came to Quebec, Canada, from northern France in the 17th century and I'd like to imitate a brew...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,903
Posted By MikeICR
I'm very interested in this sort of thing. My...

I'm very interested in this sort of thing. My family came to Quebec from the Normandy area in the 1600s. Many were soldiers and Fille du Roi. I'm sorry I can't help you, but I'd love to see the final...
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