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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2013, 02:44 AM
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Posted By AbeLincoln
Don't dump it. If I think I ruined a beer I...

Don't dump it. If I think I ruined a beer I bottle it in one gallon carboys to save myself the effort of potentially bottling ruined beer.

American and Hungarian oak cubes have mellowed out harsh...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2013, 02:33 AM
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Posted By AbeLincoln
Healed completely. Was sort of hoping it would...

Healed completely. Was sort of hoping it would and wouldn't at the same time.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2013, 02:15 AM
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Posted By AbeLincoln
An overcarbonated batch of Kolsch taught me to...

An overcarbonated batch of Kolsch taught me to point bottles away from my face while uncapping. Two thirds of the ridged portion of bottle cap gouged itself into my cheek.
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2013, 07:34 PM
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Views: 633
Posted By AbeLincoln
My LHBS stands behind Iodophor but I will be...

My LHBS stands behind Iodophor but I will be switching to Star San after consulting the forums and John Palmer's book.

As this is the lightest beer I have ever brewed (6lbs XLDME and no specialty...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By AbeLincoln
I used the prescribed quantity. My concern is...

I used the prescribed quantity. My concern is that soaking the plastic 3000 times longer than recommended left a noticeable taste behind.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AbeLincoln
Question about Iodophor Taste

I sanitized my plastic fermenter bucket with 25ppm of Iodophor BTF Sanitizer and realized I wasn't ready to brew that day. Instead of wasting the solution, I let it sit in the bucket for two days,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-02-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By AbeLincoln
Thanks for your input guys. I've decided to let...

Thanks for your input guys. I've decided to let it be for now. After refrigerating some of my sample I found the roasted character to come through after the sensations of mouthfeel and sweetness...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-01-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By AbeLincoln
Stout not Roasty Enough

Hi. I'm bottling a stout tomorrow. I took a FG reading today and upon sampling I found that the beer is not roasty enough. Its as if I made a sweet oatmeal porter.

I'd like to give it a little...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-30-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By AbeLincoln
After fermentation your density is much lower due...

After fermentation your density is much lower due to the sugar to alcohol conversion. The pores on the orange rind probably fill in with liquid too.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-13-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By AbeLincoln
I've been using a stick-on liquid crystal...

I've been using a stick-on liquid crystal thermometer, but I think I'm ready to begin probing the core temperature of my fermenting wort in order to achieve greater control over fermentation.
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-13-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By AbeLincoln
>.< Thanks Is there an easy/cheap...

>.< Thanks

Is there an easy/cheap modification I can do to my brewing bucket to keep an eye on wort temperature?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-12-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By AbeLincoln
Fermentation temperature clarification

Does "fermentation temperature" refer to the temperature inside or outside of the fermentation vessel?
Forum: General Techniques 12-27-2011, 03:39 PM
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Posted By AbeLincoln
Roasted Barley in an American Amber Ale?

Would one ounce of roasted barley (450L) impart a noticeable flavor/astringency in a five gallon batch of American Amber Ale?
Forum: Cider Forum 11-10-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,100
Posted By AbeLincoln
All three batches are going and going strong now....

All three batches are going and going strong now.

With the addition of Fermax Yeast Nutrient, the cider with sweet mead yeast took off, and so did the cider with wine yeast after I repitched.
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Forum: Cider Forum 11-09-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,100
Posted By AbeLincoln
Another followup: The 3.5 gallons with sweet mead...

Another followup: The 3.5 gallons with sweet mead yeast has started fermentation, though it is going rather slowly. Going to throw in some yeast nutrient and see if that does the trick.

As for...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-08-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,100
Posted By AbeLincoln
After two days of stirring I've had fermentation...

After two days of stirring I've had fermentation begin in one of my buckets without repitching. :D

This bucket contained 6 gal unpasteurized apple cider, 3 lbs dextrose, 1 tsp potassium...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-08-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By AbeLincoln
Just got cider from Beardsley on Sunday. Every...

Just got cider from Beardsley on Sunday. Every year, on the first Sunday of November, the master cider-maker sells a blend of unpasteurized cider that is supposedly ideal for making hard cider. The...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-07-2011, 05:07 PM
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Views: 4,100
Posted By AbeLincoln
Thanks guys. Is hydrogen peroxide an option as...

Thanks guys. Is hydrogen peroxide an option as well?
Forum: Cider Forum 11-07-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,100
Posted By AbeLincoln
Too Much Potassium Metabisulfite?

I added just shy of 1/4 tsp per gallon of must before fermentation. Will this kill my yeast when I pitch it?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-01-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By AbeLincoln
I make ginger tea from time to time. I believe...

I make ginger tea from time to time. I believe that 300-400 grams of ginger is going to lend an intense and warm flavor. Would really like to know how this turns out.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-01-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By AbeLincoln
I appreciate your input EdWort. I'm definitely...

I appreciate your input EdWort. I'm definitely going to look into summit.

The grain bill is predominantly American, but consists of two small additions of Belgian grains for better malt flavor...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-01-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By AbeLincoln
Thanks EdWort. I had a feeling that the...

Thanks EdWort.

I had a feeling that the roasted barley might have added to the problem. Perhaps I'm mistaking its astringency for undesirable hop characteristics. Will use de-bittered black malt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-31-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By AbeLincoln
Need Help With American Amber Ale

Hi.

I'm trying to modify my amber ale just slightly to rid it of an overpowering grapefruit flavor, which I am fairly certain is from the cascade hop. Additionally, hop aroma was milder than...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-23-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,937
Posted By AbeLincoln
Glad I searched the forums before posting a new...

Glad I searched the forums before posting a new thread. I want to make a sweet mead with Montrachet yeast by red star. This yeast will top out at around 14% ABV, so I should aim for an OG of 1.115...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-02-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By AbeLincoln
I like to get a good measure of my beer every...

I like to get a good measure of my beer every week or so and write it down. It seemed strange that after 10 days it is as flat as the day I bottled it.


What I really want to know is a few...
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