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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-15-2011, 11:17 PM
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Have a couple pounds of light DME on hand just in...

Have a couple pounds of light DME on hand just in case. It won't affect the flavor and will bump it a few points
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-04-2010, 06:16 PM
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I have a small oak wine barrel but dont want to...

I have a small oak wine barrel but dont want to use it that long due to the large contact surface. I fear too much oak. I will add some sour cherries after a certain time period...probably around...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-04-2010, 04:08 PM
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Posted By iamopie2
New Belgium La Folie clone have cherries?

So I am in the process of getting everything together for my first sour beer and I want to do a La Folie clone. I have read several recipes and have searched all I can.

The main question is do...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-09-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By iamopie2
You said it is not in the keezer? There won't be...

You said it is not in the keezer? There won't be any issues with doing on what you are planning to do. The only reason you don't want to dry hop while chilled is that you get better results when at...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-09-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By iamopie2
Had my first taste of my clone today. Oh my this...

Had my first taste of my clone today. Oh my this is delicious. The nose on this thing is outrageous. Grapefruit and citrus like crazy. Just hops all in your face, with a kick.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-07-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By iamopie2
I normally go with a 1/2 cup dme to 2 cups water,...

I normally go with a 1/2 cup dme to 2 cups water, boil for about 15 minutes then cool in an ice bath. It has never failed me
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-07-2010, 09:13 PM
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Posted By iamopie2
I agree with an above poster regarding mash out. ...

I agree with an above poster regarding mash out. I would say as long as you mash out it should be no issue.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-06-2010, 10:23 AM
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Posted By iamopie2
4.5 of APA 9490

4.5 of APA

9490
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-05-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By iamopie2
Well primary fermentation is complete and...

Well primary fermentation is complete and finished at my expected 1.013. With a OG of 1.088 that makes about 9.8% abv. Yikes. The taste was amazing. No hot alcohol flavor that i would expect from...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-02-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,191
Posted By iamopie2
Agreed with the 10 days. Once they are carbed up...

Agreed with the 10 days. Once they are carbed up go ahead and drink them. The fresher the better for hefe's
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2010, 12:38 AM
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Views: 39,265
Posted By iamopie2
Its so beautiful. The polished kegs are quite...

Its so beautiful. The polished kegs are quite the eye candy. I know that must have been some work but well worth it
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-01-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,327
Posted By iamopie2
For what it is worth, I have been using rebel...

For what it is worth, I have been using rebel brewer since they opened and I have had zero complaints about anything they do. He still uses a barley crusher like most homebrewers use. I have always...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-30-2010, 12:16 AM
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Posted By iamopie2
5.5 of pliny clone, 5.5 irish red, 5 of apelwein...

5.5 of pliny clone, 5.5 irish red, 5 of apelwein + 8456

total = 8472
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-28-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By iamopie2
How long had they been dry hopped?

How long had they been dry hopped?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-28-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By iamopie2
Yup, any body batch sparge and adjust the temp as...

Yup, any body batch sparge and adjust the temp as gunner stated.

I also make sure I check the sparge using equal sizes box and the drain mash tun before starting to batch sparge. Also I adjust...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-28-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By iamopie2
I am also doing a Pliny Clone and will be doing...

I am also doing a Pliny Clone and will be doing the hop bag (sanitized in boiling water of course) over the end of the racking cane
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-27-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By iamopie2
I also think that it could be the cooler with the...

I also think that it could be the cooler with the fly sparge. That is a big cooler for not a lot of grain. Off hand that is what I would look at. Maybe a batch sparge would help some
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-27-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By iamopie2
I know what the optimal answer is and that is to...

I know what the optimal answer is and that is to wait until it clears more and fermentation is done. However, I would take a gravity reading and if it looks like you are close to your theoretical...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-27-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 986
Posted By iamopie2
I don't mind a slightly cloudy beer from chill...

I don't mind a slightly cloudy beer from chill haze or what not, but i recently tapped a keg on an irish red and it was crystal clear and a deep ruby red. It was gorgeous. I am now obsessed with...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-27-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,729
Posted By iamopie2
hmmm. Good information. I have been using a...

hmmm. Good information. I have been using a quart measuring cup but i think i have an old picture i can use for vorlauf. I like the dont let the flow stop idea. thanks!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-27-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By iamopie2
Same here. Take the hose to it and blast out all...

Same here. Take the hose to it and blast out all the old grains and turn it over to dry
Forum: General Techniques 03-27-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By iamopie2
You mean faux pas ;)

You mean faux pas ;)
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-27-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By iamopie2
Oopsies, double post

Oopsies, double post
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-27-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By iamopie2
should be good to go. I have done the same thing...

should be good to go. I have done the same thing before
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-27-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By iamopie2
I am about to do the opposite. I am from NC and...

I am about to do the opposite. I am from NC and am going to move to CO. If ou ever makr it to SC, RJ Rockers in greenville is one of my favorite breweries in the SE
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