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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-05-2012, 10:11 PM
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Posted By japhroaig
haha, i know *exactly* what you mean :D as an...

haha, i know *exactly* what you mean :D as an avid fly sparger, just keep this simple thought in mind--if you crush too fine and you get a stuck sparge, simply stir and batch sparge! ta-da! no...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-05-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,798
Posted By japhroaig
An 1800 watt induction hotplate will bring 4...

An 1800 watt induction hotplate will bring 4 gallons of wort/water to a rolling boil at a rate of ~2.5F per minute as long as there is a single layer of Reflectix insulation (the silver bubble wrap...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-27-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By japhroaig
regardless, a gfci on your outlet is a lot closer...

regardless, a gfci on your outlet is a lot closer walk than to your panel. oh, and +1 to Maxkling and jkarp.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,218
Posted By japhroaig
First try hot water. That doesn't work?...

First try hot water.
That doesn't work? Oxyclean and hot water.
That doesn't work? Comet.
That doesn't work? Razorblade.
That doesn't work? New stove. ;)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-26-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By japhroaig
Before I got a pump I used a heavy duty shelf...

Before I got a pump I used a heavy duty shelf from Costco for a three tier, gravity setup. Worked like a champ. Transfer hot water to the top tier via a quart Pyrex measuring cup, and yer good to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-25-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By japhroaig
I agree with milholen. Only other thing I would...

I agree with milholen. Only other thing I would recommend is a high temp march pump and quick disconnects (bargainfittings.com)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By japhroaig
only way to really know is subsequent testing. ...

only way to really know is subsequent testing. if the SG remains stable over the course of several days, it is stable. if i were in your shoes, forget about the secondary. measure it again in 4-5...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By japhroaig
clarifying beer is a fascinating subject, and...

clarifying beer is a fascinating subject, and it's one that depending on what exactly you want to do can be simple or more complex than the entire brewing process (maybe a slight exaggeration, but...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By japhroaig
Single bottle bombs are hard to predict, but do...

Single bottle bombs are hard to predict, but do you know about the trick of putting some of your brew in a plastic 1 liter bottle? Use a clean, 1 liter soda bottle that has been sanitized and bottle...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-16-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,744
Posted By japhroaig
god i love mead

god i love mead
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By japhroaig
IMO, an Irish stout is a beer you can do first,...

IMO, an Irish stout is a beer you can do first, on the cheap, and still have it taste *awesome*

Good choice, good choice. This will get you hooked easily :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By japhroaig
if they are 5 years old, then sending them to a...

if they are 5 years old, then sending them to a lab to be tested for alpha acid >:D

in practical terms, the only way you or I are gonna tell is by brewing with them. depending on how they have...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By japhroaig
that isn't stupid, cause that sounds like it...

that isn't stupid, cause that sounds like it should have inverted just fine. inverting basically means breaking white sugar into sugar yeast can ferment/eat by boiling sugar with acid. (specifically...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By japhroaig
ha! the moar the merrier!!! really though...

ha! the moar the merrier!!!
really though without measurements it's impossible to say, but if i were to look into my crystal ball....

....

...not too bitter, interesting aroma.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By japhroaig
white sugar, unless it really has been inverted...

white sugar, unless it really has been inverted can ferment waaay slower. sugar has a lack of nitrogen, B vitamins, and other essentials for yeast. doesn't mean it won't ferment, just much slower.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By japhroaig
^ +2 what VTBrewer said should be...

^

+2 what VTBrewer said should be emphasized, measure and record, measure and record, measure and record :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By japhroaig
I found this a few days ago and will try to find...

I found this a few days ago and will try to find it again, but too hot during the reproductive time for yeast is worse than later. As in they tend to produce more fusel alcohols at the same high...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By japhroaig
For what it's worth I have a mead that was...

For what it's worth I have a mead that was bubbling (or lack there of) just like you said. Upped the room temp by 2F from 65F to 67F and the bubbling quadrupled. Also, for what it's worth, the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By japhroaig
Ruin? Impossible to say. You, though, will know...

Ruin? Impossible to say. You, though, will know at some point. :D
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By japhroaig
1. 5.2 pH buffer, ~$10 2. pH meter, $30-$120...

1. 5.2 pH buffer, ~$10
2. pH meter, $30-$120
3. experiment with crush, but make sure to add plenty of rise hulls ( !$??)
4. overly large, but 2x taller than wide mash tun with a false...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By japhroaig
ng in order of cost: (sorry for the dead...

ng in order of cost: (sorry for the dead batteries, one sec)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By japhroaig
efficiency, when it comes to that amount of...

efficiency, when it comes to that amount of points is important to people that run breweries and people that measure things.

i'm not saying not to try and get better, but it's likely from a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By japhroaig
Did you burn your grains? You'd know by them...

Did you burn your grains? You'd know by them being, well, burned :) If not, only time will tell (cause it sounds like you boiled your grains?).

From your description it's hard to tell exactly,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By japhroaig
yeah, i lived 2 miles east of Orenco. Gawd I...

yeah, i lived 2 miles east of Orenco. Gawd I miss Happy Panda.... :(
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By japhroaig
i like to make ginger ale all the time, so the...

i like to make ginger ale all the time, so the reasons i ask are twofold:

* if it is for soda type ginger ale, i never use primary fermentation, just fermenting in bottles. thus no air locks,...
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