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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-31-2013, 02:43 AM
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Posted By johnheather125
I agree 3 weeks min. Although I normally put 6 in...

I agree 3 weeks min. Although I normally put 6 in the fridge @ 2 weeks. The longer they sit before chilling the better. I normally only chill 6-12 at a time so by the time I put the last 6 in it has...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-31-2013, 12:32 AM
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Posted By johnheather125
No gravity readings as of yet, and I am not...

No gravity readings as of yet, and I am not really in any hurry to get it packaged, and probably will not have time to for another week or two. I try not to take a final reading until I bottle. I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2013, 02:01 AM
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Posted By johnheather125
Yeah I doubt there is a whole lot of oxygen in a...

Yeah I doubt there is a whole lot of oxygen in a closed temp controlled fridge. I know that I am probably over worrying. But I didn't pull the blow off until vigorous fermentation was done and then I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2013, 11:47 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
If your batch is 5gal I would go with 5oz corn...

If your batch is 5gal I would go with 5oz corn sugar works out to be about a cup
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2013, 11:23 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
My mistakes have shurely caused an infection

Well I made plenty of them, let's start with what I have here

13# 2row pale
2# caramel 20L
Mashed at 152 for 75min
Sparged twice at 170 each sparge rested for 10 min.
1oz Mosaic @...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-25-2012, 05:24 AM
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Posted By johnheather125
First Cider, and I have questions. Please help

A little back ground and my recipe.
5 gal. Musselmans apple cider
10 cups sugar
1 packet Red Star champagne Yeast
I took 5 cups from the cider and added the 10 cups sugar, I was aiming...
Forum: Cider 10-14-2012, 03:14 AM
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Posted By johnheather125
I assumed that I plan on using the red star...

I assumed that I plan on using the red star champagne yeast. I have been brewing beers for a year or so now and I am ecstatic about this batch of cider. The whole family is I think. Is this better...
Forum: Cider 10-09-2012, 03:53 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
i would like to try this as a 5 gal. batch. Would...

i would like to try this as a 5 gal. batch. Would i be safe to just multiply all of your ingrediants by five?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-14-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By johnheather125
You frerment in primary until almost complete...

You frerment in primary until almost complete then d-rest for 72hrs and then transfer to secondary Then You need to lager 1 week for every 10 points of gravity. Example OG is 1.062, FG is 1.018 you...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-15-2012, 07:00 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
Problem solved the vinegar worked great

Problem solved the vinegar worked great
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2012, 06:10 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
No doubt bottling

No doubt bottling
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2012, 05:13 PM
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Posted By johnheather125
That sounds like a good idea. My next step was...

That sounds like a good idea. My next step was to put in the keggle and boil for 20 min or so I have been scrubbing bottles for the past hour to no avail. Most are coming clean but there are...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By johnheather125
I did use hot water and I do have a little hard...

I did use hot water and I do have a little hard water in the area I live in I will try letting them soak in some more hot water and the. Dunk in my easy clean no rinse sanitizer. I normally don't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-14-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By johnheather125
Bottleing question

Left some bottles to soak in oxy-clean overnight now the bottles are covered with a white film. Any suggestions on the best way to remove this film. Uggggg I really hat Bottleing
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By johnheather125
It really is more irritating than any thing the...

It really is more irritating than any thing the bottles are slightly carbonated so it is drinkable. I think from here on out I will try some different things such as adding half then the other half....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By johnheather125
Well I Now have a controller, fridge, 2 kegs a a...

Well I Now have a controller, fridge, 2 kegs a a regulator and a co2 tank so really at this point it would run me less than 50 to start kegging, my friend has a faucet he doesn't use that I can get...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-10-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By johnheather125
I will begin kegging in the near future

I will begin kegging in the near future
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-10-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By johnheather125
I am convinced that it was an uneven mixture as...

I am convinced that it was an uneven mixture as well. But I have to be honest I don't think ibrewmasters calc was accurate. 2.83 oz just seems like way to little. But it was the calculation it gave...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By johnheather125
This is what I normally do and exactly what I did...

This is what I normally do and exactly what I did with the table sugar
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By johnheather125
I soak bottles in oxyclean for a day rinse and...

I soak bottles in oxyclean for a day rinse and then sanitize everything with a no rinse sanitizer anything that comes into contact with the beer I sanitize. I am convinced that it was not mixed well....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By johnheather125
Not happy with table suar for priming

Did everything as I have always done with the exception of the amount of sugar used. Inrewmaster's calc. Told me to use 2.83 oz of table sugar for an ipa. I boiled 2 cups of water with the sugar...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By johnheather125
Thanks for all of the replies. the only thing to...

Thanks for all of the replies. the only thing to do is let it ferment another 10-14 daysand see what the outcome is. I will keep posted
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By johnheather125
This was the second carboy that I filled and I...

This was the second carboy that I filled and I whirlpooled. With a sanitized spoon. So maybe I just drained a ton of all the nasty stuff to my carboy
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By johnheather125
The safbrew-w06 is a wheat beer yeast and I don't...

The safbrew-w06 is a wheat beer yeast and I don't know if it is just the esters or what but it has a smell that I have not smelled in the year and a half that I have been brewing. The smell is hard...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By johnheather125
This was a 10 gal AG spilt with 2 different yeast...

This was a 10 gal AG spilt with 2 different yeast it is nearly 50% red wheat the other 5 gal carboy (pitched safale-05 ) looks great
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