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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-07-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By polecreek
When my BC quits feeding grain through I...

When my BC quits feeding grain through I momentarily reverse the drill instead of emptying the hopper, this usually fixes it. I have a wobble in the shaft that can be felt when using a drill but it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-07-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By polecreek
Why no starter with dry yeast? I understand the...

Why no starter with dry yeast? I understand the higher cell count than liquid yeast but what other reasons? I typically only make a starter on higher gravity beers say above 1.060 with dry yeast. I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By polecreek
I grew up in Gunnison but have lived here for the...

I grew up in Gunnison but have lived here for the last 20. Thanks for the heads up on the yeast. I have a blowoff tube on it right now and it is definetly fermenting.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-05-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By polecreek
yeast difference

I left my s-05 yeast starter to close to the wood stove and my yeast had heat stroke. My Imperial Stout with an o.g. of 1.098 could not wait for a new starter. I quickly kegged my Centennial Blond...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-03-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,188
Posted By polecreek
You might consider copper. I found a 2" piece...

You might consider copper. I found a 2" piece about 18" long at a scrap yard. The fittings were the pricey part,but I think it would be cheaper than stainless and easier to work with. I have been...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By polecreek
My bad, I checked just know and got 1.093. This...

My bad, I checked just know and got 1.093. This is 4 hours after pitching but its not active yet. Now I am disappointed I was shooting for 1.123 but I got 6 gal instead of 5. Guess I will have to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By polecreek
I could be wrong which i am frequently, but the...

I could be wrong which i am frequently, but the hydrometer read 1.38. I was reading it at about 80 degrees but that still would not make that big a difference. I have already pitched yeast but I...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 10-24-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By polecreek
A sausage forum would be awesome as I have just...

A sausage forum would be awesome as I have just recently started making some.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-24-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By polecreek
Well I decided to try an extract I usually only...

Well I decided to try an extract I usually only do A.G.
I used 6lbs of dry amber dme
9lbs of light dme
1/2 lb of crystal
1/4 lb of carapils
1/4 lb of caramunich
2 oz of summitt
2 oz of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-24-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By polecreek
High O.G.

Just out of curiosity I am wondering what the highest o.g. beer members here have brewed. I just overshot my barley wine with a o.g. of 1.380. I am hopeing my s-o5 will work. I did make a starter but...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 09-01-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,282
Posted By polecreek
Brandy from wine

I dont know if this is legal? I would like to make brandy from the many gallons of wine I have stacked up. I am running out of wine bottles and have 15 more gallons fermenting, I thought this would...
Forum: General Techniques 07-30-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,104
Posted By polecreek
cherry extract

I have brewed several batches of Bavarian Hefe and really like it. Thinking of adding a cherry extract to the next batch. Shoud I add this at bottling time or in the third week in the primary since I...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,396
Posted By polecreek
Check out a site called backyardchickens.

Check out a site called backyardchickens.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-25-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,298
Posted By polecreek
If you are using artificial baits I would try...

If you are using artificial baits I would try some big flatfish. If you can use live bait hook up a sucker, or a salamander.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,219
Posted By polecreek
Muffdiver that likes too brew also.

Muffdiver that likes too brew also.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-17-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By polecreek
+1 on losing your prime. Also possible hops...

+1 on losing your prime. Also possible hops restriction in line or disconnect especially with leaf hops.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,612
Posted By polecreek
I hought I had a problem with 60 gallons kegged...

I hought I had a problem with 60 gallons kegged and bottled and another 30 gallons of wine. now I know I dont have a problem.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-10-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By polecreek
I added 6lbs of strawberrys run through a...

I added 6lbs of strawberrys run through a blender. I hope this is enough.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-10-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By polecreek
I take back the 18 hours, it was more like 30...

I take back the 18 hours, it was more like 30 hours.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-10-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By polecreek
This has been fermenting for 4 days already,...

This has been fermenting for 4 days already, should I still try to add fruit or would this risk infection?
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-10-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By polecreek
Pulled fruit too soon

I am making a srtawberry wine. I used 18lbs of strawberrys, 12 lbs of sugar and acid blend, pectic enzyme, 5 campden tabsyeast nutrient and Lavlin 1116 yeast. My question is I pulled the bag of fruit...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-15-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By polecreek
I love myself

I am an overpaid bus driver with an all electic herms that brews at least 7.5 gallons a year and an expert about everything. I love myself, please tell me how cool I am.:ban: Really I am just drunk...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-09-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,528
Posted By polecreek
Would you say a electric hot water heater is more...

Would you say a electric hot water heater is more effiient then a propane one?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-09-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,528
Posted By polecreek
What is the cost per kwh where you live? How are...

What is the cost per kwh where you live? How are you figuring how many kwh you use? My cost on propane is much cheaper where I live. I would think have a faster boil time then electric.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-09-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,528
Posted By polecreek
electricity cheap? efficient for heating I say...

electricity cheap? efficient for heating I say B.S.
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