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Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-10-2013, 03:24 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Unplanned Decoction?

So I originally planned on doing a Double Decoction for a Hefeweizen I am (currently) brewing. I decided against it due to time constraints. The mash temps for 60 minutes were actually closer to 145...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-29-2013, 02:38 AM
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Views: 293
Posted By tronnyjenkins
I need to check for the green light. Maybe it's...

I need to check for the green light. Maybe it's something to do with the freezer (though I don't see how if it doesn't have power?). It contains my 5 gallons of beer in a carboy. Luckily the SA-05...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-27-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
JC A419 temp controller question-

I'm using a chest freezer and the Johnson controls A419 to control the fermentation temps. I properly set the SP (65) and DIF (3) but for some reason, it lets the freezer cool all the way down to 52...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 01-25-2012, 07:52 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Easiest Belgo-IPA you could make.

So... I just tasted New Belgium's Belgo-IPA and it totally reminds me of the easiest beer I have ever made in my life, so I thought I would pass along the info. Ya, it probably isn't by the book, but...
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 01-22-2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Thanks to HappyLoon for the trade. Hope you...

Thanks to HappyLoon for the trade. Hope you enjoyed the brew...

I actually have a couple bottles left of Westy 12, would still be willing to trade one for a Three Floyds Dark Lord if anyone has...
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 12-12-2011, 02:42 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
WTT Westy 12 for 3F Dark Lord

Here is a rare opportunity for ya... I went to Belgium in '09 and brought a bunch of Westvleteren 12 for the journey home. I still have a couple left so I'd like to see if anyone would like to trade...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-20-2011, 12:10 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
I have had to waste more than a couple batches......

I have had to waste more than a couple batches... Brewing is a tough science when you lack the right equipment!
As to thermometers, I am still using the same one that reads 8 high. (Taylor Tru-temp...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-19-2011, 11:59 PM
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Well, having tried a weizen myself using a dry...

Well, having tried a weizen myself using a dry yeast, I can say that the results were not great. I contacted the company (mine was actually Fermentis) and they suggested-

"We found that adding...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-18-2011, 08:14 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Side by side fridge for simultaneous chilling AND fermentation

I have my beer in the fridge section currently, but I am thinking about trying something- keeping the keg on tap in the freezer section, and fiddling with the thermostat on the fridge to get the...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-14-2011, 11:51 AM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
I kegged five days ago after the ten days of...

I kegged five days ago after the ten days of fermentation was up. Since it was my first time kegging, I was a bit impatient so I tried the shake method. Basically I set it to 30 psi and disconnected...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-13-2011, 06:49 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Just pulled my first fully carbed pint of this......

Just pulled my first fully carbed pint of this...
New kegging setup, new temperature controlled fermentation fridge.
Used only DME and had to sub hops (can't remember the name, similar AA to HH)
...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-17-2011, 03:15 PM
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Views: 199
Posted By tronnyjenkins
Scored 25' 1/4" copper, cleaning?

I was in the right place at the right time and scored some free Copper tubing. It has a little bit of latex paint from where someone painted around it. Anyone got any methods of cleaning or a...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 03-18-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By tronnyjenkins
Ah blast. I didn't know that about New Glarus! ...

Ah blast. I didn't know that about New Glarus!

Thanks for the recs!
I'll need more too, I hope to get a lot!
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 03-18-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Chicago/Northern Midwest beer suggestions needed!

My friend is going to be in Chicago next week and offered to get me some of the beers that we can't get down here in Houston.
What do you guys recommend that fits that criteria?
I already plan to...
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 01-02-2011, 07:03 PM
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Views: 1,135
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Actually, at the time of posting the thread I...

Actually, at the time of posting the thread I wasn't aware of how hard it is to come by the dark lord. I ended up trading with Suthrncomfrt1884 (thanks man!) and tried some three floyds and also new...
Forum: English Brown Ale 11-30-2010, 11:16 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Just bottled my attempt at this. I used the...

Just bottled my attempt at this.
I used the Special B as someone suggested, as well as the Safale 04.
I'll give an update when I try it!
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 11-22-2010, 09:35 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Mine turned out pretty well. I named it "Green...

Mine turned out pretty well. I named it "Green Cap".
Since I have now gone all grain, I would like to try it again in the future, as it didn't taste very much like Rochefort.

I'd say it is my...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-22-2010, 09:30 PM
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-03-2010, 10:54 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
I've invented my first recipe, and it as far as...

I've invented my first recipe, and it as far as the BJCP goes, it's a munich dunkel.
However, the post boil is 1.051, so I guess that should be cool.
Not trying to thread-jack, but thanks for the...
Forum: General Techniques 11-03-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By tronnyjenkins
I'm checking that tonight. However, I'm almost...

I'm checking that tonight. However, I'm almost certain it get's at least to 50 because on the middle setting that it was to begin with it was about 48.

It actually got down as far as 40 before I...
Forum: General Techniques 11-03-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By tronnyjenkins
Tested fridge and it gets down to 42...

Tested fridge and it gets down to 42...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-03-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
How did this ever turn out buddy? Considering...

How did this ever turn out buddy?
Considering my first lager.
Forum: General Techniques 11-03-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Cheap-o lager temp help please

I would like to attempt a lager soon, but I have limited cash and resources.
I have our apt refrigerator that I can easily use for the primary fermentation, however the actual lager phase is what...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-01-2010, 03:43 PM
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Posted By tronnyjenkins
Would I be better of with: 9 lb. 2 row 3.25...

Would I be better of with:
9 lb. 2 row
3.25 lb. carastan dark
1 lb. Munich dark?
Apparently rogue uses Harrington and klages for their 2 row, and then carastan and maier Munich. I'm guessing the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-31-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tronnyjenkins
OK. I am going to try a batch sparge then with my...

OK. I am going to try a batch sparge then with my next brew and see if that improves it.
I wonder if the LHBS is crushing my grain too much? Would that cause my layer of flow-stopping grain powder?...
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