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Forum: Stout 08-11-2014, 11:41 PM
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Posted By homebrewertodd
just brewed it this last weekend. cant wait! only...

just brewed it this last weekend. cant wait! only one question. how much priming sugar does everyone recommend for this? i dont want to add too much. any suggestions? thanks.
Forum: For Sale 04-27-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By homebrewertodd
looking for grolsch bottles. i live in pa and...

looking for grolsch bottles. i live in pa and would even pay for them and drive to pick up.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
Day 7 and its still churning away! Its a slow...

Day 7 and its still churning away! Its a slow ferment but its getting done.

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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
Update. We went out for a while, came home and I...

Update. We went out for a while, came home and I checked it again and there was activity!! Its still going so I'm going to gI've it the two weeks and check it again. Thanks for the advice everyone.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By homebrewertodd
Ok. Got home and checked sg. I pitched the yeast...

Ok. Got home and checked sg. I pitched the yeast sat around 3:30 pm. As of 4 pm today, my sg went from 1.100 to 1.060. I think I'm going to let it go for two weeks and check it again. Sound ok?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-17-2013, 01:44 PM
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Posted By homebrewertodd
Re-aerating, isn't that a bad thing? I was always...

Re-aerating, isn't that a bad thing? I was always taught that once you put the yeast in, not to introduce any more O2. If its ok at this point ill try it. Now, I have yeast nutrient in already and I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
:off: since ive got you guys, do you know of any...

:off: since ive got you guys, do you know of any program that will let me print bottle top labels? had one, but i reformatted and forgot to save it. thanks
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
ill let it go for now, i hope i didnt stress the...

ill let it go for now, i hope i didnt stress the yeast out. i did a starter to make sure i was pitching a good amount. ill take a reading in about a week. i typically leave it in the primary for two...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
i did this batch on sat afternoon. i never did...

i did this batch on sat afternoon. i never did get the activity i normally do with this beer. day one, the temp went from 68 to 72 and things looked fine, decent activity. yesterday, things started...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By homebrewertodd
I think my ferment stopped

I have a question. I think my ferment stalled and the temp dropped. Since I don't have a brew belt, would it be ok to do a warm bath to try to restart the yeast? I can't repitch because this yeast is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By homebrewertodd
Guess I'm just lucky to have such a great lhbs.

Guess I'm just lucky to have such a great lhbs.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-16-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By homebrewertodd
Thanks. Just went there and looked around. Looks...

Thanks. Just went there and looked around. Looks like a great resource. Saved it and I'm gonna print it out to put with the rest of my info. Thanks a lot!!:-)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-16-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By homebrewertodd
I don't understand. Is everyones lhbs that...

I don't understand. Is everyones lhbs that expensive? I can get bulk extract and grains for less there. Even the "chain" stores couldn't beat their prices. I don't go anywhere else. Love them!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-16-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By homebrewertodd
carbing question

Hello. I have a question concerning bottle carbing my beer. This is a big beer, og is 1.100. Last year I checked online and I was told to put 4.6oz of corn sugar in. I didn't get very good carbing....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By homebrewertodd
Ok, throwing the old hops away! Thanks guys, I...

Ok, throwing the old hops away! Thanks guys, I was a l a little leary about using them, but wanted more input. This is my holday ale, and is expensive.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By homebrewertodd
how long can I keep hops?

Hello. One quick question, I've had hops in the fridge for about two years. Are they still good to use? I have pellets and whole. Thanks for the info. Dont want to waste them if I don't have to.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-31-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By homebrewertodd
Ok. Thanks for the info. Its not going into the...

Ok. Thanks for the info. Its not going into the boil, it goes in at flame out. I hope that's ok. I heard its ok to put in then, but I wanted to check with you guys.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-31-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By homebrewertodd
question on using honey

Hello all. I have a question about honey. I make a seasonal beer that calls for two pounds of local honey. My question is, is it ok to use raw honey, verses the stuff you get in the store? I know...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By homebrewertodd
I have a recipe for an Edmund Fitzgerald porter...

I have a recipe for an Edmund Fitzgerald porter clone I got on here. As far as I'm concerned, its an excellent base for any flavor porter you want. Look it up, its a simple recipe, and I did the...
Forum: Porter 08-19-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 35,402
Posted By homebrewertodd
brewed this one two days ago, missed the og by...

brewed this one two days ago, missed the og by about .005. got 1.055. i dont think thats going to affect it too much. cant wait to get me some of this!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-15-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By homebrewertodd
Right, I made an extract. So, does it make a...

Right, I made an extract. So, does it make a difference when I add it? Its not going to get any stronger by leaving it in longer because im not adding the beans correct?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By homebrewertodd
when do I addthe vanilla?

Hello all, im interested in doing a vanilla porter. I have the recipe all worked out except at what point in the process do I add the vanilla. This is real vanilla that I soaked the beans in vodka...
Forum: Porter 01-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 35,402
Posted By homebrewertodd
That's what I was thinking, but had to confirm. I...

That's what I was thinking, but had to confirm. I love Edmund Fitzgerald porter and can't wait to try this one out.
Forum: Porter 01-20-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 35,402
Posted By homebrewertodd
Hi. Sorry for the question. I'm going to do the...

Hi. Sorry for the question. I'm going to do the extract version. My question is, am I steeping the specialty grains before the boil? Thanks.
Forum: Porter 11-22-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 35,402
Posted By homebrewertodd
Sorry for the dumb question, but could someone...

Sorry for the dumb question, but could someone tell me how to convert the aau's to oz's for the hops? Not sure how to do this, and I really want to try this recipe.
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