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Forum: General Techniques 06-09-2013, 03:24 AM
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Posted By Chris5899
70 degrees pretty constantly

70 degrees pretty constantly
Forum: General Techniques 06-09-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Chris5899
Carbonation help needed.

I bottled my AG Maharaja IIPA clone 6 weeks ago and it has not carbed at all.

ABV: 10.1%
Yeast: San Diego Superyeast
Volume: 5 gallons
Priming Sugar: 4.2 oz. Corn Sugar

When I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-09-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Chris5899
Your strike water temp should be 155-156 degrees.

Your strike water temp should be 155-156 degrees.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-09-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Chris5899
What is the weight/temp of the grain you are...

What is the weight/temp of the grain you are adding.....that will determine the temp loss at strike.

Also, how much water are you striking with?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-09-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Chris5899
IIPA No Carbonation - Need Advice!

I bottled my AG Maharaja IIPA clone 6 weeks ago and it has not carbed at all.

ABV: 10.1%
Yeast: San Diego Superyeast
Volume: 5 gallons
Priming Sugar: 4.2 oz. Corn Sugar

When I transferred...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-17-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Chris5899
Then I'm in good company....brewed a IIPA over...

Then I'm in good company....brewed a IIPA over the weekend, OG 1.085 and pitched a massive starter.....Woke up the next morning to a clogged airlock, blown bucket lid and krausen everywhere......took...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-17-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Chris5899
Water Analysis help

I primarily brew AG IPA's and would like insight on my water analysis. Below is what I was sent by my local water supply.

Calcium (Ca) 28.62
Magnesium (Mg) 7.25
Sodium (Na) 53.58
Potassium...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 04-14-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,596
Posted By Chris5899
One of my new favorites......It's a bit thin but...

One of my new favorites......It's a bit thin but the hops really come through because of the light body.......since you mentioned watermelon, I can get a bit of that in the aftertaste although maybe...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 163,944
Posted By Chris5899
+7 gal Maharaja IIPA Clone 19203+7=19210 gal

+7 gal Maharaja IIPA Clone

19203+7=19210 gal
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Chris5899
Bottling Day Question

I cold crashed my IPA for three days and I'm now ready to bottle. Should I let it return to room temp prior to bottling. I'm looking at all the priming calculators and I'm seeing that temp is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-24-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Chris5899
Thanks all for the info. freisste, thanks for...

Thanks all for the info. freisste, thanks for the tip. That spigot is an easy thing to overlook, thanks for the caution!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-23-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Chris5899
That's what i was hoping to hear. This way i can...

That's what i was hoping to hear. This way i can clean up the bucket and after dryhopping rack the beer back into it with primer and use the spigot to bottle.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-23-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Chris5899
racking question

I'll be racking just over 5 gallons into a 6.5 gallon secondary. Is the 1.5 gallons of extra headspace an oxidation problem?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-23-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Chris5899
Thanks everyone, i appreciate the feedback. When...

Thanks everyone, i appreciate the feedback. When i tasted it after 1 week, it seemed ok, not like solvent. It was hoppy and clean so hopefully everything is on track.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-23-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Chris5899
Fermentation started within 12 hours and stopped...

Fermentation started within 12 hours and stopped (at least bubbling in the airlock) at about 48 hours. No airlock activity at all after that. I had 5.25 gallons in a 7 gallon pail, krausen never...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-23-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Chris5899
Mashing was sketchy......after initial strike i...

Mashing was sketchy......after initial strike i was low at 147 (target was 151), took better part of an hour to get it up to target (don't ask, see my thread 'brew day fiasco!!). I used wlp001 which...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-23-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Chris5899
Attenuation question

I just brewed my first AG beer, an IPA. OG was 1.064, one week after pitch is 1.007. My question is, does the change in gravity tell me anything about whether my yeast pitch was correct or if i...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-23-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Chris5899
If you like IPA's, Mitch Steele's book is very...

If you like IPA's, Mitch Steele's book is very good. He is the Brewmaster at Stone. The first half is heavy on the history of IPA's, then he gets into brewing techniques and recipes.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-18-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Chris5899
After all the trials and tribulation, everything...

After all the trials and tribulation, everything seems to be on track. I measured the FG today, day 7. It measured out at 1.007, which appears to be very good attenuation as the OG was 1.064. ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-16-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Chris5899
Checking FG

Is there any reason at all to check FG before allowing at least 10 days for fermentation? My first brew ever has been fermenting for 5 days, airlock bubbled from day 2-3 then stopped. It's an ipa,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-13-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5,152
Views: 163,944
Posted By Chris5899
Brewed for the first time ever yesterday. It's...

Brewed for the first time ever yesterday. It's supposed to be an IPA.....We'll see how it turns out.

1339 + 5 = 1344
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-12-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Chris5899
Woke up this morning to my airlock bubbling like...

Woke up this morning to my airlock bubbling like crazy. No foam coming through, but I'll probably take the advice and hook up a blowoff tube for a couple of days.

How long do you guys suggest...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-12-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Chris5899
Thanks for the support! I feel better with the...

Thanks for the support! I feel better with the reassurance. I'm waiting for the yeast to get active (nothing yet after about 4.5 hrs), but its probably a bit early for that. I'll be sure to give...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-12-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Chris5899
Brew Day Fiasco!!

Ok, my wife left town so I hit the brew store for the first time to use my newly acquired (Xmas) brew gear. It's my first attempt at AGB. Ok, honestly, my first time brewing period. I'm typing as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-10-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By Chris5899
Adjustment

Thanks for all the feedback!

Adding .5lb CaraPills and .5lb Caramel 40 and backing out Munich to 3lb, mashing at 152F

Doing a 2L starter with the wlp001
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