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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-22-2011, 12:57 AM
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Posted By bdleedahl
yeah i'd tone er' down a bit on the crystal as...

yeah i'd tone er' down a bit on the crystal as well
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-03-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By bdleedahl
I've had the exact same thing, it probably won't...

I've had the exact same thing, it probably won't taste sour yet, but as time passes it will get more and more sour probably to the point where it is absolutely terrible... drink it quickly (within a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-14-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,097
Posted By bdleedahl
exactly my point, thanks

exactly my point, thanks
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-14-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,097
Posted By bdleedahl
Hmm interesting, I guess I didn't realize that it...

Hmm interesting, I guess I didn't realize that it was that unimportant how much was actually used, to within reason. I guess I will try the minimum on the label first and see how that goes (1/8 cup...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-14-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,097
Posted By bdleedahl
Can I get some actual Oxiclean volumes rather than 'scoops'?

I've gone through dozens of Oxiclean threads on here and get hugely conflicting answers and almost everyone quotes the amount they use in in 'scoops' (as if that's some standard volume).

My...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-20-2010, 11:31 PM
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Views: 159,069
Posted By bdleedahl
Also I believe if you listen to the Brew Strong...

Also I believe if you listen to the Brew Strong hopping podcast they say that the IBU's that you will get using different formulas (usually Tinseth or Reiger I believe) or sending it to a lab will...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-20-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By bdleedahl
post your recipes, I'd love to see your dark...

post your recipes, I'd love to see your dark pumpkin ale recipe
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-18-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By bdleedahl
no problem at all, i've got one thats been in...

no problem at all, i've got one thats been in there for 6 weeks right now
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,800
Posted By bdleedahl
Cinnamon sticks to cinnamon powder conversion

Hey I see a lot of recipes with the cinnamon in the recipe measured in tsp of ground cinnamon, I would like to make a beer with some cinnamon, but use sticks instead... anyone have any idea roughly...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-29-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By bdleedahl
there will be plenty of wild yeast on them if...

there will be plenty of wild yeast on them if they arent briefly boiled first
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-04-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 81
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Posted By bdleedahl
I've used both several times and they are similar...

I've used both several times and they are similar in quality. the Festabrew is easier to make good beer since it comes with good dry yeast and a full wort bag. But I have to say I like brewhouse...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-23-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,976
Posted By bdleedahl
I used a half teaspoon in 5 gallons that was...

I used a half teaspoon in 5 gallons that was stuck at 1.042, and it brought it down to 1.022, they have been in bottles for 3 months now and there is no problem with overcarbonation... worked great...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-21-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By bdleedahl
very few people have a problem getting their home...

very few people have a problem getting their home brew warm enough, because 18C-28C is way to warm, you should be shooting for 16C-19C, check whatever yeast you are using for its ideal temperature
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-06-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,194
Posted By bdleedahl
Well I actually figured it out the total number...

Well I actually figured it out the total number first and then divided by 365 to get a number near 3, just because I wrote 3 first doesn't mean I just came up with than number first. And yes...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-06-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,194
Posted By bdleedahl
I was also thinking about this, and lets say at...

I was also thinking about this, and lets say at 225 calories a beer this is 1100 x 225 = 247,500 calories

definition of a calorie:
-Unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-06-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,194
Posted By bdleedahl
this person clearly ignored the bold text saying...

this person clearly ignored the bold text saying about and approximately
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-06-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,194
Posted By bdleedahl
So I figure I drink 1100 bottles of beer a year

So I figure that I currently drink about 3 beer a day on average... this works out to approximately 1100 bottles of beer a year... call me crazy, how much beer do you drink a year? Figure it out if...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-30-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By bdleedahl
yeah only dump beer under extreme circumstances...

yeah only dump beer under extreme circumstances (ex you found a dead animal in it)... your beer is likely fine and possibly even finished, it would help if you posted the kind of yeast you used and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-30-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By bdleedahl
yeah seems like a VERY minor thing and probably...

yeah seems like a VERY minor thing and probably not your biggest worry
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-15-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By bdleedahl
The head brewer at the local microbrewery told me...

The head brewer at the local microbrewery told me that he is currently on the 26th generation of yeast, and I do believe they make great beer www.paddockwood.com
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-12-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By bdleedahl
i recommend listening to this episode of brew...

i recommend listening to this episode of brew strong on yeast starters... they do talk about your exact question i believe......
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-12-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By bdleedahl
yeah a good seal is not required... I cant even...

yeah a good seal is not required... I cant even get airtight buckets with an airlock here... just a bucket with a decently tight lid
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By bdleedahl
i disagree that coopers is "neutral" ... when i...

i disagree that coopers is "neutral" ... when i first started i used coopers a lot because thats what the kits came with... they all had the same "off flavor", i changed the yeast and the flavor was...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 218,885
Posted By bdleedahl
Revvy thanks for answering... I suppose I...

Revvy thanks for answering...

I suppose I didn't realize that the blanket of CO2 will easily sit on top of the beer for a good month as long as it is not opened, I figured that since it will never...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 218,885
Posted By bdleedahl
yes it just a bucket with a lid... and i've...

yes it just a bucket with a lid... and i've considered just drilling a hole and throwing an airlock in, but that would be pointless since the bucket would not be any closer to being airtight around...
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