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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-25-2012, 05:34 AM
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Typically you will want to be as careful as...

Typically you will want to be as careful as possible while transporting your beer. You do not want to add any oxygen after fermentation has completed. While transporting my beer from my fermenting...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-25-2012, 05:15 AM
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Posted By bgrayson726
It depends on the gravity of the beer. It is...

It depends on the gravity of the beer. It is really difficult to over pitch yeast at a homebrew level. However, pitching 2 yeasts is about the equivalent of making a starter. One of the biggest...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By bgrayson726
I wouldn't use the 3942 for a Belgian IPA because...

I wouldn't use the 3942 for a Belgian IPA because of the types of esters it gives off. I don't think that the bubblegum esters would blend well with the IPA type of hops. I would use Belgian...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-04-2012, 09:42 PM
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Posted By bgrayson726
Falconer's Flight for Simcoe and Zythos for...

Falconer's Flight for Simcoe and Zythos for Amarillo
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-20-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bgrayson726
It depends on what alcohol content you are...

It depends on what alcohol content you are shooting for. I would personally use Lalvin D-47 for an apple wine. It would give you ~12% abv if you have the right OG. 1118 is a champagne yeast that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-07-2011, 05:14 PM
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Posted By bgrayson726
Cold crashing is used to have the yeast drop out...

Cold crashing is used to have the yeast drop out of flocculation. This is done before kegging and after bottling. If I were you, I'd bring it back up to room temp, pitch more yeast, then bottle,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-06-2011, 05:02 PM
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Posted By bgrayson726
Top's Liquors in Tempe is an outstanding place to...

Top's Liquors in Tempe is an outstanding place to buy beer. Not only does it have a larger selection than the powerhouses (Bevmo/Total Wine), it also has a bar next door. It has some very good...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-23-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By bgrayson726
That should probably be doable.

That should probably be doable.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2011, 11:59 PM
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Posted By bgrayson726
SRM stands for Standard Reference Method. It...

SRM stands for Standard Reference Method. It deals with the color of the beer. The higher the SRM, the darker the beer. IPA's generally range from 6-15 SRM to give you a decent sort of starting...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By bgrayson726
If you want stale/oxidized hops, call your LHBS. ...

If you want stale/oxidized hops, call your LHBS. I work at a homebrew supply shop and we generally keep a small amount of stale hops for people who make mead. I'm not sure if they will sell them to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-11-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By bgrayson726
If you are going for a spicy coriander sort of...

If you are going for a spicy coriander sort of flavor, ferment at 90 degrees.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-11-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By bgrayson726
They would both be relatively equal. If you...

They would both be relatively equal. If you don't have a johnson controls box (or something equivalent) and a fermenting fridge, you can make a mini swamp cooler. Just take a keg bucket and fill...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By bgrayson726
If you use wyeast, you will get 100 billion...

If you use wyeast, you will get 100 billion cells. If you use TWO wyeast, you will get 2 billion cells (as long as they are healthy). I think you would need about 300 billion HEALTHY cells for that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By bgrayson726
Steeping grains above 170 will probably cause...

Steeping grains above 170 will probably cause tanins in your beer. It could also cause astringency (think sucking on a tea bag). You probably won't know the damage until after it has fermented. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-24-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By bgrayson726
That's probably what happened to be honest

That's probably what happened to be honest
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-24-2011, 11:43 PM
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Views: 1,023
Posted By bgrayson726
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/first-witbier-reci...

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/first-witbier-recipe-pictures-225436/

Here is a post I made a few months ago. The pictures should hopefully answer your question. Cheers!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-20-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bgrayson726
I work at Brewer's Connection in Tempe (someone...

I work at Brewer's Connection in Tempe (someone posted the link above). If you need help getting started, we can definitely help you guys out. We are located between Mclintock and Dorsey on...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By bgrayson726
Leave it. That is just krausen. Every...

Leave it.

That is just krausen. Every single beer I put into a carboy looks like that. No big deal.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By bgrayson726
3 to 4 oz seems really high to me.. Although that...

3 to 4 oz seems really high to me.. Although that is depending on what sugar you use to prime. If you use DME, it seems about right for medium to high carb. But if you use corn sugar, it seems very...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By bgrayson726
You are introducing the priming solution...

You are introducing the priming solution correctly.

Gushers are so rare that you most likely didn't get one.

As revvy says, yeast dont have timers. They work at their own pace. You can't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By bgrayson726
It will be fine. Just don't turn your back next...

It will be fine. Just don't turn your back next time you are coming up to the hot break!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-18-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By bgrayson726
Also as far as the "mexican beer" taste to it,...

Also as far as the "mexican beer" taste to it, did you store it in a dark area? When I think "mexican beer," I think skunked.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-18-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By bgrayson726
It will be significantly lower after fermentation...

It will be significantly lower after fermentation is complete.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-14-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,392
Posted By bgrayson726
emjay I appreciate that you supported one of my...

emjay I appreciate that you supported one of my claims. While I said sugars aren't always 100% fermentable and can add sweetness to your beer, I was referring to "How to Brew" by John Palmer. In...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-14-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By bgrayson726
I read this one quickly, but did you do a full or...

I read this one quickly, but did you do a full or partial boil?
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