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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-24-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By CastleHollow
The consensus is that mineral adjustments are not...

The consensus is that mineral adjustments are not necessary for extract brewing, since the chemical work necessary to make the wort has already been done. If your water is close to RO anyway,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-23-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By CastleHollow
My input is that if you told the LHBS what you...

My input is that if you told the LHBS what you were trying to brew, and that is what he sold you, I would start ordering on-line.

Bohemian pilsners run in the 35-45 IBU range.
With US-05 in the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-22-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By CastleHollow
Yes. Converted kegs (keggles) are 15 gallon, and...

Yes. Converted kegs (keggles) are 15 gallon, and those are plenty big for 10 gallon batches.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By CastleHollow
And here's me & the SWMBO under that same pier...

And here's me & the SWMBO under that same pier just a few weeks ago

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Also tried the New South Brewing White Ale for dinner with the family out at K-Rae's in Murrells Inlet. It was very...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-22-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 26,320
Posted By CastleHollow
Thank you for the contest!

Thank you for the contest!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By CastleHollow
Take a look at Perle. I used it in a cherry...

Take a look at Perle. I used it in a cherry wheat this spring that came out very nice, still have a few bottles you can try
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-12-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By CastleHollow
After I'm done brewing, I back flush then soak it...

After I'm done brewing, I back flush then soak it in a bucket of cleaner, then back flush again, tilt it a bunch of times like ^, then store it vertically.

The next brew day I fill it with...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 07-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By CastleHollow
HBT app > Menu > Settings > Signature > [change...

HBT app > Menu > Settings > Signature > [change default] or [Turn Off]
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By CastleHollow
Having a seizure? :) Propane or air...

Having a seizure? :)



Propane or air gas companies in your area will refill your tanks. You can also upgrade to a larger bottle, which will save you some money and time in the long run.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By CastleHollow
From your other thread: ...

From your other thread:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/there-proper-guide-water-profiles-styles-am-i-overthinking-again-482008/#post6236324
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-09-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By CastleHollow
Water by Palmer/Kaminski contains a lot of this...

Water by Palmer/Kaminski contains a lot of this information. Profiles are also included inside the Bru'n Water software:

https://sites.google.com/site/brunwater/
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-07-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By CastleHollow
My stand is made out of strut channel, and the...

My stand is made out of strut channel, and the u-style beam clamps^^ would work, but I just use two small bungee cords to lash it to a horizontal bar. They hold tight and it's a snap to unhook it for...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 21,475
Posted By CastleHollow
Sounds good, thanks!

Sounds good, thanks!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-05-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By CastleHollow
The first time I did this was by accident--I...

The first time I did this was by accident--I pulled off an extra 3 quarts or so from my mash after reaching pre-boil volume for my beer. While I was cleaning up from brew day, I put it on the stove...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-04-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By CastleHollow
Well... welcome to HBT. Look around, I think...

Well... welcome to HBT. Look around, I think you'll find everything you need to know already laid out in places throughout this forum.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-30-2014, 11:33 PM
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Posted By CastleHollow
Now those are really cool!

Now those are really cool!
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By CastleHollow
Here's my 3-tier strut channel build, using 2...

Here's my 3-tier strut channel build, using 2 burners in a compact design. I gravity feed my HLT to my mashtun, gravity feed MT to BK, and then use my 1 pump to transfer thru a plate chiller.
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By CastleHollow
A Munich Helles might fit the bill. Here's one I...

A Munich Helles might fit the bill. Here's one I have on tap right now:

9# Pilsner malt
.75 Munich malt
.25 Melanoiden malt
Enough acid malt to adjust your pH

Mash @ 151, batch sparge.
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By CastleHollow
Definitely just the corn sugar. And if you...

Definitely just the corn sugar.

And if you ever do need to add additional yeast at bottling, you would only need about 3g for a 5 gallon batch. The only time I have ever done this was after long...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,936
Posted By CastleHollow
I don't know anything about Brewforia or why they...

I don't know anything about Brewforia or why they don't ship to VA, but it is not illegal to ship alcohol to Virginia. I've received wine shipments from retailers via FedEx, and beer shipments via...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By CastleHollow
I've done 3 IPAs this year featuring Galaxy...

I've done 3 IPAs this year featuring Galaxy paired with different combinations of Nugget & Northern Brewer as late additions. All 3 kegs were killed within a few weeks.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By CastleHollow
If you drop your volume to a 3 gallon batch, you...

If you drop your volume to a 3 gallon batch, you might be more satisfied with the result. Jordan's recipe would still work.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By CastleHollow
If I'm using a bucket, I usually just float my...

If I'm using a bucket, I usually just float my hydrometer right in the beer. Wine thief for my carboys.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-12-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By CastleHollow
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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By CastleHollow
If it's a white bucket you can position a strong...

If it's a white bucket you can position a strong flashlight on one side near the top of the beer, and you should be able to see krausen adhering to the sides.
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