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Forum: Extract Brewing 04-01-2012, 11:09 PM
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Posted By lx302
I've used 2112 at 65-68 and I had great results.

I've used 2112 at 65-68 and I had great results.
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-01-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By lx302
Maybe add another 1oz of hops at 5min left in the...

Maybe add another 1oz of hops at 5min left in the boil. Hallertau?

Why Cold condition for 4 weeks at 40-42? Your using an Ale yeast.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-27-2012, 06:46 PM
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Views: 99,006
Posted By lx302
Beirhaus15, I just found this thread,...

Beirhaus15,

I just found this thread, looking for answers on my issues using 1968.
I decided to use this yeast for my ESB. I fermented 3 weeks at 65 degrees. The yeast cake was alarming hard...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-15-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By lx302
Instructions are just that, how to brew the beer....

Instructions are just that, how to brew the beer.
Think of it as your the cook and the instructions are a recipe.
How did you become a cook? By cooking and learning and reading and or going to...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-12-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By lx302
Doesn't matter when you add the rest, but you do...

Doesn't matter when you add the rest, but you do need some in the beginning for hop utilization. Corn sugar can be added anytime, just hot enough that it dissolves. You can do it when you add your...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-23-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,393
Posted By lx302
Most people use Oxyclean, I currently use 2-3...

Most people use Oxyclean, I currently use 2-3 tablespoons of ammonia in bucket of water. With the 5-6 bottles, most labels slide off in a matter of hours.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-23-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By lx302
This is what I do in my world as well. 1 cup is...

This is what I do in my world as well. 1 cup is all you need.
Porter to pale and back. I don't see any real issue on color of the beer with just a little discolored Trub. Plus I'm not brewing to...
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-11-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By lx302
Flameout = "end of boil"

Flameout = "end of boil"
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-27-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By lx302
Your right, it was a typo. 14g or .5oz. So...

Your right, it was a typo. 14g or .5oz.

So 4 teaspoons or 2 Tablespoons.
I guess it is time to buy a scale.

Cheers!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By lx302
Right, the recipe I found was 1.0 oz of crushed...

Right, the recipe I found was 1.0 oz of crushed coriander seed or 14grams.
I'm not brewing till the weekend. So I can wait.
Thanks for doing this.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By lx302
Spice Conversion

I'm brewing a Belgian Wit and using .5oz of Coriander at the end of the boil.
I recieved some seeded Coriander from a friend in a bag as he had extra.
I don't own a scale and was wondering after I...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-16-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By lx302
4# DME and if you want cut back the crystal to .5...

4# DME and if you want cut back the crystal to .5 or .75lbs.
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-14-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By lx302
Right, it doesn't matter when you add your DME. ...

Right, it doesn't matter when you add your DME. I always steeped, boiled then added my DME. then boiled again to start the 60min clock. But I found the DME to foam/bubble too much in the beginning,...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-09-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By lx302
Here's was Northern German Altbeir that I brewed...

Here's was Northern German Altbeir that I brewed last year:
Steeping Grains:
1/2lb German Vienna
1/2lb Munich Malt
1/4lb Crystal 80L
1/4lb. German 2-row Pale
1/8lb Belgian Chocolate Malt
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By lx302
While I don't use a propane burner, like you said...

While I don't use a propane burner, like you said you don't want to make it too hot to get the extract or grains stuck to the bottom of the pot, or scorched.
Getting to a rolling boil fast is fine,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By lx302
Right, it's all normal, and if you decant your...

Right, it's all normal, and if you decant your bottle properly into a glass you can eliminate getting the yeast into it by leaving the last 1/4 to 1/2" of beer in the bottle. But drinking it won't...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-01-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By lx302
The bottom of my SS pot has some brown marks, but...

The bottom of my SS pot has some brown marks, but this won't contribute to your bitterness. Pretty much normal.
Keep the grains bags moved around every couple min's to not allow the grain to stick...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-01-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By lx302
Blood orange zest is best, but any orange will...

Blood orange zest is best, but any orange will add some flavor. Remember to not include the white pith of the orange skin on the zest, as the white section will add bitterness.
Add it to the boil...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-13-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By lx302
and with 2 fermentors and 2 styles of yeast, I...

and with 2 fermentors and 2 styles of yeast, I get a ton of beer brewed. You need to Stagger the primaries ever other week. I usually will try one style of yeast, say a German Ale, brew an Kolsch,...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-12-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By lx302
+1 on this one. I do it all the time. Keeps...

+1 on this one.

I do it all the time. Keeps me brewing every 3 weeks.
Once you rack the beer into your bottling bucket.
You want to sterilize a container, glass pyrex measuring cup works great,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-12-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By lx302
Yes, too much heat. You should only be boiling...

Yes, too much heat. You should only be boiling away a 1/2gal at most.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-12-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By lx302
Back in the day, we used to mix Birch Beer Soda...

Back in the day, we used to mix Birch Beer Soda and Lager at our clambake picnics. You don't get drunk as fast and stay hydrated on a hot sunny day.
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-04-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,938
Posted By lx302
6 days in the primary, then to secondary? You...

6 days in the primary, then to secondary?
You have to let it ferment first, the bitterness is normal, especially if you took it from the top of the beer near the kausen layer, which will be bitter....
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-31-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By lx302
How do you rack to your bottling bucket? Use a...

How do you rack to your bottling bucket? Use a siphon that doesn't touch the trub and you should be fine. But you'll always will get some sediment.
I hope your friends aren't drinking it from the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-31-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By lx302
If you want to stick with an light ale, try a...

If you want to stick with an light ale, try a "Kolsch".
Stepping grains:
1/2lb. Weyermann Lt. Munich
1/2lb. Weyermann Cara red
Fermetables:
6lbs. Pilsen or light DME
Hops:
1 oz. Tettnager...
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