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Forum: Mead Forum 04-10-2013, 09:16 PM
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Posted By octo
my first cyser (just poured) ...

my first cyser (just poured)
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Forum: Mead Forum 02-14-2013, 06:25 PM
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Posted By octo
Killing yeast?

I'm trying to do a "quick" mead and backsweeten it with more honey at bottling. The mead has been sitting for about 2 months now, and I've racked off the cake twice now. I'm not worried about clarity...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-14-2013, 03:59 AM
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Posted By octo
I routinely pay $20 for 25.4 oz format bottles....

I routinely pay $20 for 25.4 oz format bottles. seems to be the going price for most special releases :rolleyes: I wont buy any beer that has a higher than 1$/oz price point, though I've had utopia.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-23-2013, 10:03 PM
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Posted By octo
Botulism brown

Botulism brown
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-19-2012, 03:31 PM
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Posted By octo
use saison yeast :fro:

use saison yeast :fro:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-19-2012, 04:27 AM
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Posted By octo
9oz of dry hops for maharaja!?

9oz of dry hops for maharaja!?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-17-2012, 04:09 PM
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Posted By octo
mmmm. Beer: pretty much any rye pale ale....

mmmm.

Beer: pretty much any rye pale ale. (Founders Red's rye, namely)

Bikes:
Bridgestone MB-4 (for commuting)
Cannonondale SR600 (for fun)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-14-2012, 08:09 PM
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Posted By octo
I hear this almost daily.

I hear this almost daily.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-14-2012, 07:37 PM
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Posted By octo
Overheard this gem of information, "The...

Overheard this gem of information, "The difference between an IPA and a red is that the hops are cooked longer in the red than they are in the IPA" .............. :fro:
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 08-09-2012, 04:42 AM
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Posted By octo
The pH of sours are generally much lower than...

The pH of sours are generally much lower than your average beer though, and sours can require extensive bottle conditioning. I'm just saying that I PERSONALLY would not use plastic bottles for that...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 08-08-2012, 05:09 PM
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Posted By octo
I'm sure they could be used... but I dont think I...

I'm sure they could be used... but I dont think I would want to age an acidic beer like that (or any beer for that matter) in a plastic bottle.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-05-2012, 06:54 AM
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Posted By octo
what about bumping citra and legacy from 10 to 15...

what about bumping citra and legacy from 10 to 15 and the 1 minutes to 5 minutes and just forgoing the 1 minute addition and the 5 minute nugget since I'm dry hopping with 3 ounces?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-04-2012, 10:49 PM
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Posted By octo
What do you guys not like about nugget/ galena as...

What do you guys not like about nugget/ galena as a late hop specifically? Is it too dominating? I was hoping the galena and legacy would work well together to provide a black currant-y flavor and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-04-2012, 02:19 PM
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Posted By octo
what about bumping the 10 minute additions to 15?

what about bumping the 10 minute additions to 15?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-04-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By octo
Rye ipa recipe critique

looking for some input on a rye ipa recipe I just threw together.

8 lb 2 row
2 lb rye malt
1 lb vienna
1/2 lb crystal 60

Hop schedule:
1 oz nugget @ 60
1 oz citra @ 10
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-22-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By octo
Could be just a few that didnt get washed well...

Could be just a few that didnt get washed well enough, I dont know. Just a guess.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2012, 03:30 PM
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Posted By octo
Did you use an oxygen based cleaner like oxyclean...

Did you use an oxygen based cleaner like oxyclean to wash your bottles out? If so, you probably didn't rinse them well enough afterwards and you are seeing the powdery remnants left on/in the bottle.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-03-2012, 06:53 AM
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Posted By octo
pepper and banana for miles. no coconut.

pepper and banana for miles. no coconut.
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 07-01-2012, 04:02 AM
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Posted By octo
That's what I thought initially, since the...

That's what I thought initially, since the blowoff that came from it eventually formed a lacto like pellicle on it, but the fermenter/ beer in fermenter is clean of any signs of infection and the...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-27-2012, 07:10 PM
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Posted By octo
May the force be with you.

May the force be with you.
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 06-27-2012, 07:06 PM
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Posted By octo
I did this recipe (the traditional version) about...

I did this recipe (the traditional version) about 2 months ago. Didnt decoction, but mashed around 154 instead. I didnt have a way to keep it chilled for aging, so I left it at room temp and let it...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-11-2012, 03:58 AM
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Posted By octo
when i did one it krausened the same, then...

when i did one it krausened the same, then dropped to a little brett pellicle.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-14-2012, 01:23 AM
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Posted By octo
this is accurate

this is accurate
Forum: DIY Projects 05-10-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By octo
40$ for 50ft? is that 1/4" inner diameter, 3/8"...

40$ for 50ft? is that 1/4" inner diameter, 3/8" outer?
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-03-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By octo
that doesnt look like any "good" infection that...

that doesnt look like any "good" infection that I'm familiar with. looks like floating yeast?
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