Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 90
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jon_TWR
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-02-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jon_TWR
I started brewing in the winter in an apartment...

I started brewing in the winter in an apartment where we kept the heat at 58, so a water bath to help maintain temps and the right yeast strains were all I needed to treat my yeasties right, at...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Jon_TWR
I agree with CBXBob! I'd maybe use a tiny amount...

I agree with CBXBob! I'd maybe use a tiny amount of the LME with the steeping grains, and add the rest at flameout.

However, Magnum and Centennial are both pretty high AA% hops. For the Centennial...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-28-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Jon_TWR
So you're saying instead of a starter, you want...

So you're saying instead of a starter, you want to make a starter? Go for it!
Forum: Introductions 07-04-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Jon_TWR
No, it will heat the air. It's not microwaves.

No, it will heat the air. It's not microwaves.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-09-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By Jon_TWR
You're thinking of an acid rest...I usually shoot...

You're thinking of an acid rest...I usually shoot for 113. I'm noy sure how much of an impact it has, but it certainly doesn't hurt anything.

If you want the beer to stay cloudy, either give the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-29-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Jon_TWR
No comments, questions or suggestions? The...

No comments, questions or suggestions?

The day after I killed temp control, temps got up to the low 80s ambient--perfect!

Since then, I've had it sitting at 50 ambient, and I'll probably keg...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-28-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Jon_TWR
Is it an extract or AG recipe? What was the grain...

Is it an extract or AG recipe? What was the grain bill/extract plus grain bill?

I'd want a triple to finish well below 1.020, and giving it more time and letting temps rise shouldn't hurt...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Jon_TWR
Yes, you add the IBU values for the cans, and the...

Yes, you add the IBU values for the cans, and the OG...your FG might not go as low, so you might not get double the ABV, but it should be close.

The Mr. Beer yeast is fine, but basically a huge...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 05-25-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Jon_TWR
Tundra Brewery in New York does. Here...

Tundra Brewery in New York does.

Here (http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/05/beer-straight-off-the-farm/)'s an article about them.

The beer is good, but nothing special. I like mine...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Jon_TWR
Yet another Belgian Quad

Since I have a lot of a few grains thanks to my last group buy, this quad oesn't quite have teaditional ingredients...but my subs aren't *that* far off. Maybe I'll call this one Canadian Quad, given...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jon_TWR
I've been brewing AG for 3 or 4 years, and I do a...

I've been brewing AG for 3 or 4 years, and I do a few lagers each year, so I'm no expert, but I can give you some advice.

1: a 2 L starter is probably a little small for a lager, but you can...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-22-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Jon_TWR
That steel shot could easily add some metallic...

That steel shot could easily add some metallic off-flavors during fermentation as it rusts.

I'd rack it, or if you pitched within 8-12 hours, strain it through a paint strainer bag or whatever...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-21-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Jon_TWR
I'd rehydrate the pack and ferment around 60 as...

I'd rehydrate the pack and ferment around 60 as a compromise. Should still give you some lager character without too much ester development.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-03-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 20,347
Posted By Jon_TWR
The MIAB system isn't for everyone...most beers,...

The MIAB system isn't for everyone...most beers, these days, can be made with a single infusion mash. You can make a great version of 90% of beers with your BiaB system, no doubt. But for people who...
Forum: Group Buys 04-03-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 10,405
Posted By Jon_TWR
Just an update here...if keepitcold is interested...

Just an update here...if keepitcold is interested in running another group buy anytime soon, a friend of mine has just started brewing AG, and he and I would both be in for at least a few sacks each...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-03-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,629
Posted By Jon_TWR
Just an update...this morning before work, I went...

Just an update...this morning before work, I went to the Manhattan location of McKinney, and exchanged 2 5# co2 cylinders for $30. Quick and painless, but call before you go to the Manhattan...
Forum: Group Buys 03-09-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 10,405
Posted By Jon_TWR
Just got home from picking up my grains from...

Just got home from picking up my grains from Norie_'s place. Thanks again keepitcold for organizing this, and thanks Norie_ for splitting the bags and storing them at your place!

:ban:

I'll...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-03-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,215
Posted By Jon_TWR
I got mine into a planter with some potting soil...

I got mine into a planter with some potting soil until I can figure out a bigger option for them.

Once they start growing, I'll transfer them to some larger pots (once I get some larger pots) out...
Forum: Group Buys 03-03-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 10,405
Posted By Jon_TWR
As I mentioned, SWMBO will be out of town for...

As I mentioned, SWMBO will be out of town for work (with the car) next week, but she should be back in time for us to pick them up friday afternoon/evening.
Forum: Hops Growing 03-01-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,215
Posted By Jon_TWR
Got mine last night and will plant them this...

Got mine last night and will plant them this weekend!
Forum: Hops Growing 02-28-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,215
Posted By Jon_TWR
Thanks again, and I'll be sure to post how mine...

Thanks again, and I'll be sure to post how mine do!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-28-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Jon_TWR
I'm guessing you'd want at least 20' of tubing,...

I'm guessing you'd want at least 20' of tubing, but YMMV. I'd get a metric crapton and experiment with different lengths until I found one that didn't cause too much foaming.

Is your root cellar...
Forum: Group Buys 02-28-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 10,405
Posted By Jon_TWR
SWMBO is going out of town on business next week,...

SWMBO is going out of town on business next week, so if it's delivered M-F of next week, I'll probably have to wait until next weekend to pick up my grains...I hope that's not a problem. :)
Forum: Group Buys 02-26-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 10,405
Posted By Jon_TWR
Congrats to both you and keepitcold for living...

Congrats to both you and keepitcold for living the dream!
Forum: General Techniques 02-22-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jon_TWR
Did you batch prime, or use a different amount of...

Did you batch prime, or use a different amount of priming sugar for the different size bottles?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 90

 
Forum Jump