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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-08-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,765
Posted By h4rdluck
you gatta clean that spigot....when you take it...

you gatta clean that spigot....when you take it apart I can guarantee there will be little nasties living in the nooks and crannies.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-28-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,598
Posted By h4rdluck
well... its probably not great, but for partial...

well... its probably not great, but for partial mashes since I'm still brewing with plain dried extract I will just use my small starbucks blade grinder and pulse my grains. Takes about 1-2 minutes...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-28-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By h4rdluck
well i tried to be informed before anyway I...

well i tried to be informed before anyway I should be getting a fridge today or tomarow..... So what is the best course of action at this point. I have a warm keg I force carbed at probably ~30psi. I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-28-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By h4rdluck
5 gallon corny. with the ball type connections.

5 gallon corny. with the ball type connections.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-28-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By h4rdluck
well k47k was absolutely correct... :| the dial...

well k47k was absolutely correct... :| the dial was definately stuck. I have unstuck it now and it seems to be working properly....

Anyway so lets talk about possible damage done? I guess my keg...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-28-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By h4rdluck
I dunno. When I first turned everything on the...

I dunno. When I first turned everything on the PSI was like 2-3. Then I screwed the screw on the regulator in and it went to 7 after 2-3 full turns. But then after turning it in more the PSI on the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-27-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By h4rdluck
Some newbie kegging questions...

So i am very new to kegging. Just got the setup. I have a single dial regulator.

So I don't have a fridge yet. I thought I would be able to carbonate my keg at room temperature, and now I find out...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,384
Posted By h4rdluck
Wow what are you guys final destination freaks?

Wow what are you guys final destination freaks?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,384
Posted By h4rdluck
An IPA at 1082? Certainly doesn't need to sit in...

An IPA at 1082? Certainly doesn't need to sit in your basement for years...

I'd say its drinkable in 3 months no problems in bottles. I've pitched plenty of 1080~ beers with just a vial of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-18-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,896
Posted By h4rdluck
no i waited like 10 minutes. which obviously...

no i waited like 10 minutes. which obviously wasn't enough...but the entire process and batch was so fowled up by the end that I was forever burned. I went out and got a huge stir stick, and Now I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-18-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,863
Posted By h4rdluck
one of my friends used to get massive hangovers...

one of my friends used to get massive hangovers when she drank my brews...Now I've started making sure I get no trub ....or as little as possible. This was back when I thought it was helping my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-18-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,896
Posted By h4rdluck
i personally wouldn't do this. There are few...

i personally wouldn't do this. There are few things i won't do...but using the bottling bucket with spigot I won't do. The amount of trub is very variable. and sometimes it can get right up to the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-18-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By h4rdluck
More worried about the 9lbs DME and the Yeast....

More worried about the 9lbs DME and the Yeast. Hopefully you aerated the **** out of it...cause I've done similar things before. You have 10lbs of fermentables in there and i've had problems even...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-17-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,092
Posted By h4rdluck
i got a new girlfriend. one that liked beer...

i got a new girlfriend.

one that liked beer from the start.

I'm a much happier man.
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-08-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 46,691
Posted By h4rdluck
well i'd certainly give us an update after you...

well i'd certainly give us an update after you try your new DME! Hopefully this expunges your twang effect. If so I'd become even more leary of LME. I only used that stuff on my first batch. It was...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-06-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 109,795
Posted By h4rdluck
The biggest thing about this thread is its almost...

The biggest thing about this thread is its almost all entirely opinion. You can inject little scientific facts that support your opinions, but they don't in actuality prove your opinion.

I don't...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-05-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 109,795
Posted By h4rdluck
its all just preference i guess.... I don't see...

its all just preference i guess.... I don't see it as crap...i just see it as more of the same as what i am adding. The krauzen ring? Theres just going to be another. The trub? Its just going to...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-05-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By h4rdluck
no your fine. There is a lot of evidence to...

no your fine. There is a lot of evidence to suggest you "SHOULD" pitch correctly. However when I first started brewing I was always under-pitching...and my higher OG beers always attenuated fine....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-04-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 109,795
Posted By h4rdluck
Good article. I don't think anyone would argue...

Good article. I don't think anyone would argue that its not "best practice" to use clean yeast, and not over pitch. But honestly a lot of things sound great on paper and research that don't hold up...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-02-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By h4rdluck
It clumps big times upon initial addition, but...

It clumps big times upon initial addition, but just stir it for 4-5 minutes and it'll all dissolve cleanly.

Read up about late malt additions too. That will definitely increase the taste of your...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-02-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By h4rdluck
Been repitching onto yeast cakes for a while now....

Been repitching onto yeast cakes for a while now. no problems. Usually use em 3-4 times.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-01-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By h4rdluck
i hate the stout vs. porter debate. There is no...

i hate the stout vs. porter debate. There is no difference in my book these days. Maybe back in the day...but now? No.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,510
Posted By h4rdluck
I can buy DRY bulk extract for 2.50-2.75 a pound...

I can buy DRY bulk extract for 2.50-2.75 a pound in bulk....

I mean these aren't all grain prices by any means, but its way cheaper than any LHBS sells for. I dunno... Considering the ease with...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,905
Posted By h4rdluck
woah this thread went wrong.

woah this thread went wrong.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-28-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,905
Posted By h4rdluck
By 2.50$ a pound for grains thats 2.50lb for...

By 2.50$ a pound for grains thats 2.50lb for extract.

yea the steeping grains are mostly roasted barley, blackpatent, chocolate malt, and crystal. Those are each about 1.50 per pound at the LHBS I...
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