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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-08-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By geezerpk
Other than hops, I order everything from...

Other than hops, I order everything from MoreBeer. (No local source out here in the hinterlands.) Their combination of competitive pricing and free shipping (pretty darn fast shipping at that) is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By geezerpk
I couldn't agree more about MoreBeer. They've...

I couldn't agree more about MoreBeer. They've been by go to source for 3 years or more. Their free shipping on $59 or more orders is a real bargain. Especially that they'll ship bulk size amounts of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 11:44 AM
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Views: 7,185
Posted By geezerpk
I turned 74 last February and still do a couple...

I turned 74 last February and still do a couple of five gallon batches in buckets with cobbled together equipment per month. I never brewed batch one until I was over 70. My brews probably aren't...
Forum: Company Reviews 08-07-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,243
Posted By geezerpk
MoreBeer just keeps getting better and better on...

MoreBeer just keeps getting better and better on their turn around times. I place an $96.00 order with them (grains, yeast, bottle caps, etc.) on Thursday of last week and got the complete order...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By geezerpk
I recently got some Nugget as it was recommended...

I recently got some Nugget as it was recommended somewhere as an increasingly popular all around hop. Has anyone here tried using it that way?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-09-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By geezerpk
Being a pants and suspenders type I generally...

Being a pants and suspenders type I generally stir about 2-3 grams of reconstituted bakers yeast into the bottling bucket — just in case. I usually have some degree of carbonation within 2 days. I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-21-2013, 08:02 PM
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Views: 10,347
Posted By geezerpk
Just think how much better it would have been if...

Just think how much better it would have been if you'd taken 15 minutes or so to hydrate the yeast. :D
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-21-2013, 07:48 PM
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Views: 3,060
Posted By geezerpk
I'd need to install an elevator to keep up with...

I'd need to install an elevator to keep up with that type of procedure. ;)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-09-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By geezerpk
I've ordered the majority of my brewing supplies...

I've ordered the majority of my brewing supplies from MoreBeer for a couple years or more. Their goods and shipping costs are pretty hard to beat. (free shipping on orders over $59). I'm always...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-08-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By geezerpk
If the Yeast Ain't Happy

Here's a well done report covering a wide range of yeast and brewing topics. Would be especially helpful to the new to brew people and more experienced folks as well. http://bit.ly/asmbeerfaq
Forum: Company Reviews 02-02-2013, 12:27 PM
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Posted By geezerpk
I've been going with MoreBeer for about 2 years...

I've been going with MoreBeer for about 2 years now. For the first year or so they were super-slow in getting their orders out the door. I accepted that because they're prices were great and they...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,681
Posted By geezerpk
I haven't followed every response on this thread,...

I haven't followed every response on this thread, so it's possible that others have suggested the following: don't seal the bucket in the first place. I use holeless, or stoppered hole lids on my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By geezerpk
I checked out the brewbrothers site. Really liked...

I checked out the brewbrothers site. Really liked the $29 price for 2-row. Did a shipping estimate for South Carolina $60.00 plus. Just doesn't make sense, but perhaps I'm missing something.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-07-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,749
Posted By geezerpk
Ain't that the brutal truth. :D

Ain't that the brutal truth. :D
Forum: General Techniques 12-07-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,589
Posted By geezerpk
In the winter, when spigot water temps are...

In the winter, when spigot water temps are relatively cold, I use the IC and stir method to bring the wort relatively close to pitching temps. In the hot months I use the IC only until temp reaches...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-05-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By geezerpk
I tried adding the grains in thirds for one batch...

I tried adding the grains in thirds for one batch a year or so ago. It seems like a good idea, but I had a tough time hitting consistent mash temps this way. It just seems to introduce too many...
Forum: Company Reviews 12-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 194,363
Posted By geezerpk
Slow processing of orders from MoreBeer used to...

Slow processing of orders from MoreBeer used to be my only complaint with them — they've improved greatly on that problem over the past year and still have free shipping on orders of $60 or more....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-03-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 176,788
Posted By geezerpk
I'll probably give these people a try on my next...

I'll probably give these people a try on my next order. I like their prices and the flat rate shipping.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-30-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By geezerpk
:mug::D

:mug::D
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-29-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By geezerpk
In your humble opinion I presume.:) I use a pound...

In your humble opinion I presume.:) I use a pound or so of grits in a lot of my ales and consider their taste addition desirable. :mug:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-21-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By geezerpk
I use quick grits in a lot of my recipes. My mash...

I use quick grits in a lot of my recipes. My mash tun is a bag in a bucket. When I use grits I dump the grits in the bag. A gallon of boiling, or near boiling water. Cover the bucket and let the...
Forum: General Techniques 11-20-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 56,651
Posted By geezerpk
140 sounds right to me, but I've seen a chart...

140 sounds right to me, but I've seen a chart somewhere that even at 140 it takes several minutes more than I would have thought to actually kill the yeast. Pasteurization to kill yeast...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-02-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,308
Posted By geezerpk
Hops Direct has really decent prices, but I hate...

Hops Direct has really decent prices, but I hate the toll on shipping. I just checked out what it would cost for 3 lbs. shipped at lowest/slowest rate over $16. Come on people, that sucks.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-29-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,050
Posted By geezerpk
I agree with the OP on the burnt taste of some...

I agree with the OP on the burnt taste of some darker ales. I make dark ales, no particular style I guess, that are heavy on the Vienna, most are one to one with 2-row and some with even more weight...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-07-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 176,788
Posted By geezerpk
I ordered some bulk grains from Korny Keg a...

I ordered some bulk grains from Korny Keg a couple of months ago to take advantage of their nice prices and flat rate shipping. Limited, but good, products and the flat rate shipping was a deal...
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