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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients Yesterday, 04:05 PM
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Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I recently did an IPA with approximately 30% rye....

I recently did an IPA with approximately 30% rye. After about 2 weeks conditioning in the bottles, I thought the rye was a kick in the face. At 6 weeks it became very pleasant and warm and a really...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
What kind of fermenter do you have it in? Could...

What kind of fermenter do you have it in? Could just try rousing the yeast cake up a little, I'd bet that would get it rocking again.

On the other hand I would say just letting it ride till...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-20-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I would put my money on this. I would almost say...

I would put my money on this. I would almost say that it could get almost too warm in a well insulated freezer box. Wouldnt you be able to put the controller to 65F and it would turn on your...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-20-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 829
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I used to get the feeling I need to check...

I used to get the feeling I need to check something 8 times a day to make sure it hasn't gotten ahold of the keys trying to swallow them.

I moved into a house that has a basement where I put all...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I was recently contemplating this as well. ...

I was recently contemplating this as well.

My involved 5ish lbs of grapes (concord or wild if I can find a good vine/patch). Was going to wash them off good then throw them in a big zip lock...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-13-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Keeping it low and slow is the way to fly. I...

Keeping it low and slow is the way to fly. I have not experienced bitterness in my darker batches of home made candi sugar. I generally dont need to stir my batches (I only do 1lb at a time max,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-30-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 633
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Are there other ways a hydrometer can lose its...

Are there other ways a hydrometer can lose its calibration or change its calibration? I'm all grain so thats a big part of it, but I'll have beers that are as much as .020 off predicted OG, albeit...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 630
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Probably used lettuce leaves to pick up food. ...

Probably used lettuce leaves to pick up food. Every time I see middle eastern cuisine in the 'traditional' manner, they eat everythign with their hands and use things like cabbage/lettuce/banana...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 630
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I would have a great time watching a whole family...

I would have a great time watching a whole family with bowls of sauce and bowls of spaghetti and eating each individual noodle by dipping in the tomato sauce.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-26-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Unfortunately I am lacking equipment for a long...

Unfortunately I am lacking equipment for a long low secondary. My creep haunted basement stays pretty cool though, max mid to upper 60s. I could grab a quick swamp cooler setup though that should...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-26-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
So I am digging into the bjcp guidelines for this...

So I am digging into the bjcp guidelines for this and had two new questions.

First do you guys prefer a 60/30 minute additions for hops? Or just a single 60 minute addition? I want to do 2...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I imagine hurtling through space, landing on...

I imagine hurtling through space, landing on another body, looking back and seeing earth and Neil Armstrong had the presence of mind and charisma to say what he said.

I would've landed and said...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I was planning on keeping the smoked malt...

I was planning on keeping the smoked malt contribution to 1% maybe 1.5% maximum. I really want it in the back ground to give something dark and mysterious.

I don't know how they do it with the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-16-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I don't know why I said brown malt, losing my...

I don't know why I said brown malt, losing my mind. I will switch out some of the brown malt for like some 60L.

And I wouldn't have even known Windsor existed, I can always dig trying new things.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-15-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Now I am looking at a blue moon extract clone I...

Now I am looking at a blue moon extract clone I made for my dad with WB-06.

6.6# Wheat Malt Extract in 5 gallons of water, pitched the packet of WB-06 dry, threw it right in and the wort was still...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-15-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Strong Scotch Ale grain bill, too simple?

So just joined a home brewing club and my blue moon clone attempt got 2nd place on last nights tasting (dude, nevermind it was out of 4 beers... I'm proud damnit). Septembers meeting will be judging...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-14-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15,312
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Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Brewed a Hopslam Clone that I'm pretty sure needs...

Brewed a Hopslam Clone that I'm pretty sure needs a different name.

I just started the boil and I was very close to tossing the first hop charge in. I brew outside my front patio and I have a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-12-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 29,187
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I work for a health insurance company, I and my...

I work for a health insurance company, I and my team process medical insurance claims (medicaid and medicare so I'm not the bad guy here, I'm really happy I don't work for a commercial plan f'ing...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-11-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I think a lot of home brewers are obsessive...

I think a lot of home brewers are obsessive compulsives to a certain extent. Nice round numbers are pleasing to the eyes, if I'm going to start doing 7 gallon batches, why don't I just upgrade my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 75,102
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Got some back logged brews to update. 21,295...

Got some back logged brews to update.

21,295

+5 gallons of Blue Moon Clone
+5 gallons of Vanilla Honey Wheat (for my dad)
+5 extract Blue Moon Clone (for my dad)

= 21,310 gallons
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 29,187
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
In my mind I'm imagining like two scenes from...

In my mind I'm imagining like two scenes from Jurassic Park. First when they exit the cars and start swinging the flares around to distract the T-Rex and its sways back and forth watching them. ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Since I purchased a turkey fryer/propane burner...

Since I purchased a turkey fryer/propane burner combo the pot I have a has a spout. I usually position this over the bucket/carboy and open this up and let it free fall into the fermenter. Does...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
The way I hear some discussion about...

The way I hear some discussion about underpitching I always thought it would be a much smaller margin for error in the range of 10% or more of underpitch could cause huge problems. When I remake...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
Missing Banana Esters, what am I doing wrong?

So as I started typing this out I started reading some more about the Wyeast 3333 German Wheat and some were reporting more clove-y phenols as opposed to banana esters, I will give the 3068 a try to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By ArkotRamathorn
I ended up reading so many different suggestions...

I ended up reading so many different suggestions on late aroma hop additions. People saying dose them out starting at 15 minutes, people saying all at 10-15 minute marks, some saying its a waste of...
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