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Forum: Brew Science Today, 03:08 PM
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Posted By eric19312
It doesn't but this would be nice point of...

It doesn't but this would be nice point of clarification to add to the comment. (at least in my version 1_16). Could also mention Victory and Biscuit under base malts to further clarify.

FWIW in...
Forum: Brew Science Today, 01:20 PM
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I Googled my own question and found Palmer... ...

I Googled my own question and found Palmer...

Victory Malt 25 L This roasted malt is similar in flavor to Biscuit but gives a more nutty taste to the beer. Victory adds orange highlights to the...
Forum: Brew Science Today, 12:26 PM
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Posted By eric19312
Victory is roasted malt? Id have called it base....

Victory is roasted malt? Id have called it base.


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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 04:45 PM
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Posted By eric19312
Would be nice to include substitutions when they...

Would be nice to include substitutions when they are known.
I refer to Mr Malty's chart quite a bit: http://www.mrmalty.com/yeast.htm

Also like that list having information about the yeasts that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-26-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,393
Posted By eric19312
Dry hops in primary followed by dry hops in the...

Dry hops in primary followed by dry hops in the keg works well for me. Also think about oxygen exposure in transfer to keg. I am leaning toward priming sugar in kegs lately to let the yeast scrub...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By eric19312
Jc a bit of patience may be in order. You...

Jc a bit of patience may be in order. You mentioned pitching the yeast on this beer on another thread on July 27, not even a month ago. Try a batch 3-4 weeks in primary (dry hop in primary with 1...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By eric19312
Interesting idea What if you do it over two...

Interesting idea

What if you do it over two days? Make about 6 gallons on day 1, put 2 gal into each of 3 carboys along with the smack packs of yeast (no need for a starter).

Day two make six...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-20-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By eric19312
I brewed last weekend and humidity has been...

I brewed last weekend and humidity has been pretty high. Sampled some of the grain and it was chewy. Pretty fresh sack and didnt taste stale but the humidity clearly got to it (it has been open...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-17-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By eric19312
Right time to brew a pumpkin ale or a quick...

Right time to brew a pumpkin ale or a quick Oktoberfest


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Forum: General Techniques 08-14-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By eric19312
I circulate boiling wort through my counterflow...

I circulate boiling wort through my counterflow chiller back to the kettle to sanitize the CFC. When the wort returning to the kettle is about 190+ I assume the CFC is sanitized.

To clear hops I...
Forum: General Techniques 08-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By eric19312
Yes - my recipes are normally designed to yield...

Yes - my recipes are normally designed to yield 12 gallons in the kettle at the end of boil at my intended OG. I transfer 10.5-11 gallons of this into my fermenters, which after fermentation will...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-14-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 40
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FWIW I have visited a number of craft breweries...

FWIW I have visited a number of craft breweries and a couple mega breweries. I can say that the differences in processes carried out at these breweries seem every bit as varied as what I see in home...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-14-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By eric19312
I'm canning wort for starters too, I don't have a...

I'm canning wort for starters too, I don't have a stir plate yet, starter just gets made in half gallon or one gallon growler on kitchen counter with foil for a stopper. Shake/swirl when I walk past...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By eric19312
I think you are wrong on this one. I've not seen...

I think you are wrong on this one. I've not seen any difference. You should use less table sugar...consult one of the easy to find calculators.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By eric19312
OP I think you would like to see a list of proven...

OP I think you would like to see a list of proven best practices. I don't think that is actually possible with the number of variables that go into making a single batch of beer.

Quality has two...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,497
Posted By eric19312
I am a big fan of US-05 and was already using a...

I am a big fan of US-05 and was already using a super fresh second generation pitch of that yeast in half the batch. My hope had been to compare WLP001 with a starter to a fresh repitch of US-05. I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 75
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You got it good if you get $7/smack pack and can...

You got it good if you get $7/smack pack and can find 6 of the variety you want less than a month old at your LHBS. I was looking for WLP001 the other day at my guy and he had none. Ended up with 2...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,497
Posted By eric19312
About $50 at the price my LHBS charges for liquid...

About $50 at the price my LHBS charges for liquid yeast. $10 a tube can you believe it? Half of it is 3 months old...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By eric19312
I have this pot too. I see it is on Amazon prime...

I have this pot too. I see it is on Amazon prime right now for $99, I got mine on a lightening deal last year for $85.

Added a weldless ball valve with street elbow and barb (bargain fittings,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By eric19312
I'm no expert but I would stick with US05 for now...

I'm no expert but I would stick with US05 for now and work on other variables in your process. US05 is a solid performer and when you are experimenting it is nice to have a few constants so you can...
Forum: For Sale 08-10-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By eric19312
I have the regular bayou classic 62 quart kettle...

I have the regular bayou classic 62 quart kettle with the rim at the top, looking for good false bottom , yours is a dome?


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Forum: For Sale 08-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By eric19312
Awesome rig. Where did you get the false bottom?

Awesome rig. Where did you get the false bottom?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-09-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By eric19312
Some people including me carb kegs with sugar (I...

Some people including me carb kegs with sugar (I do it when I don't have enough room for the kegs in my keezer to set and forget). Yeasty first pour but clears up well after a pint or two.
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By eric19312
Guinness "Empty Chair"

Not much of a share what I saw on the internet guy but this got to me and I thought it might be enjoyed here.

http://youtu.be/rx0MRawkrj4
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,800
Posted By eric19312
Hey Pelican good on you admitting the judges were...

Hey Pelican good on you admitting the judges were onto something. IPA is a super competitive category on the homebrew comp and on the commercial bottle shop wall. Last competition I was in there...
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