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Forum: Cider 11-02-2010, 11:45 PM
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Posted By jar234psu
Hey there Klyph... you make a good point. I have...

Hey there Klyph... you make a good point. I have indeed tasted it (how could I not?!). Because I used locally pressed cider, I need to be patient while the pectins drop out, as they are...
Forum: Cider 11-02-2010, 10:51 PM
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Ok, so my FG was WAY higher than expected. I...

Ok, so my FG was WAY higher than expected. I finished at 1.020, and started at 1.060. My LHBS was out of Nottingham, so i had to use Danstar Windsor. Has anyone else had an issue with this yeast? ...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-24-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,219
Posted By jar234psu
Newbie question - Wyeast Sweet Mead 4184

Hi all,

I'm pretty new to mead-making, so this may turn out to be more of a garden-variety mead newbie question.

Approximately 1 month ago I made 5 gallons of mead and pitched one packet of...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 10-24-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 49,370
Posted By jar234psu
Sorry for the bump, but I just kegged this recipe...

Sorry for the bump, but I just kegged this recipe and wanted to post a little feedback.

Overall this is a really nice beer that I would definitely make again. I let it sit in the primary for 3...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-22-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
I didn't like that IPA either. Had this sort of...

I didn't like that IPA either. Had this sort of hoochy flavor to it. To each his own though:cross:
Forum: General Techniques 10-22-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By jar234psu
Thanks for the heads up

Thanks for the heads up
Forum: General Techniques 10-22-2010, 06:49 PM
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Posted By jar234psu
I wonder if the higher than average abv could be...

I wonder if the higher than average abv could be impairing them in their ability to wake back up again.

24 hours seems like a fairly short amount of time, plus you're on the lower end of the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-22-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
Does anyone feel like 2-hearted is just not...

Does anyone feel like 2-hearted is just not nearly as good when it's in the bottle?
Forum: Cider 10-22-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 649,155
Posted By jar234psu
I just took my final hydrometer reading and...

I just took my final hydrometer reading and WOW!!! This is positively delicious. I opted for the Crystal 120, and used 0.35 oz of cascade. I used Windsor instead of notty, since the LHBS was out...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-21-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
I just tried the IPA from Epic in New Zealand.......

I just tried the IPA from Epic in New Zealand.... and WOW! This is one fantastic beer. It might be in my top 1 or 2. I wonder what it would be like if it were fresh at the brewery ;D
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-20-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
Really? Maybe I'm just looking in the wrong...

Really? Maybe I'm just looking in the wrong places. Total wine and the local bev distributor are definitely lacking...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-20-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
Dang, some of these sound really delicious, but I...

Dang, some of these sound really delicious, but I can't get them in NC !
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
I've never really like the SN forays into IPAs,...

I've never really like the SN forays into IPAs, but i'm willing to give the celebration ale a try. I cant wait to try the all-amarillo IPA recipe from HBT.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
Ah, quite right. Gotta give credit where its due.

Ah, quite right. Gotta give credit where its due.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
Very cool - I haven't tried modus hoperandi. I...

Very cool - I haven't tried modus hoperandi. I assume that can be found in NC? I love foothill's brews, but unfortunately, from what I understand you can only get it in kegs. Cheers:tank:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,356
Posted By jar234psu
What's your favorite IPA?

IPA roll call! :mug: List your faves here, and tell us what you like about them!

Mine: I live in Durham, North Carolina and we have a small brewpub (Carolina Brewing Company). I love their...
Forum: Cider 10-17-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,652
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Posted By jar234psu
I made this a week ago and unfortunately my LHBS...

I made this a week ago and unfortunately my LHBS was out of nottingham, so i subbed in some windsor. My fermenting chamber hovers around 68, and I'd say that this batch was slooow to start, compared...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-17-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By jar234psu
For question 1, it sounds like you ferment in a...

For question 1, it sounds like you ferment in a corny keg... am i understanding you right? Or are you asking whether your serving keg should angle the dip tube to the center of the keg?
...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 10-13-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 363,436
Posted By jar234psu
I added some spices to the boil, and had the same...

I added some spices to the boil, and had the same reaction at the end of fermentation.

I added the spice tea, very conservatively (about 60% of what was recommended), and it is really wonderful...
Forum: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer 10-13-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 363,436
Posted By jar234psu
I kegged this about a week ago and have been...

I kegged this about a week ago and have been tasting it consistently since it left primary (about 3 weeks ago). I have to say , this is probably the best beer I have ever made. It was relatively...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-28-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By jar234psu
Unfortunately the thermapen is a bit out of my...

Unfortunately the thermapen is a bit out of my price range. I think I'd be willing to spend up to about 40 bucks or so?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-28-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By jar234psu
Lord, make me fast and accurate [Thermometer question]

Hi all,

I'm still learning my way around HBT, so if I've missed the answer to this question I apologize (and maybe someone can point me in the right direction)

Basically, I'm looking for a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-12-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By jar234psu
Need Suggestions on a Brewing Schedule

Hi everyone,

I recently posted a thread in which I solicited suggestions for some brews that I'll be (happily!) making for my wedding, which will be in July 2011. I got some outstanding...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-12-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By jar234psu
We have a pretty good LHBS : American brewmaster....

We have a pretty good LHBS : American brewmaster. I've been really happy with their selection. Overall, their staff is knowledgeable too.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-09-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,902
Posted By jar234psu
Sorry, they have to fend for themselves.... ...

Sorry, they have to fend for themselves....

Plus, I'm going to try and pass the hint to the guests that they should really hire a babysitter and leave the young'uns at home.
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