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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,501
Posted By cedar_lake
Tap water here. I do use a Campden tablet after...

Tap water here. I do use a Campden tablet after having a batch I suspected had an off flavor from Chloramine. What are people who do that doing for time? I put a whole tablet (overkill I know) in 8...
Forum: Stout 02-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,467
Posted By cedar_lake
The LHBS didn't have WLP 530 for my batch so I...

The LHBS didn't have WLP 530 for my batch so I ended up with Wyeast Belgian Abbey II.

I started mine at 69 degrees based on the experience of the OP, and rigged a blowoff. Glad I did, but it...
Forum: Stout 02-03-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,467
Posted By cedar_lake
I just did this recipe this weekend. I'm not set...

I just did this recipe this weekend. I'm not set up for all-grain, so I did a mini-mash substituting extract for the pale malt. Thinking about secondary on some roasted cocoa nibs.

I'll check...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-27-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By cedar_lake
That keg's going to have to be cold for the C02...

That keg's going to have to be cold for the C02 produced by fermentation carbonation to dissolve into the liquid. When I do a keg this way I let it sit at room temperature for a couple of weeks, then...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-26-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By cedar_lake
Check your tap. I had a moldy cobra tap I didn't...

Check your tap. I had a moldy cobra tap I didn't know about and I got a horrible off flavor from it. There was a sizable green chunk inside the tap body.
Forum: Kombucha & Fermented Tea Forum 04-26-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,298
Posted By cedar_lake
A local company in Vermont sells their Kombucha...

A local company in Vermont sells their Kombucha in bulk out of kegerators. I've never opened one up to look but I'm pretty sure they are distributing from sixtels or sankes. If you click on...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-31-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By cedar_lake
I'd just let it sit. I've been following what...

I'd just let it sit. I've been following what appears to be conventional HBT wisdom and doing 4-6 week primaries and have been very happy with the results.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-31-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,595
Posted By cedar_lake
We used to buy Utica Club...

We used to buy Utica Club (http://www.saranac.com/age-check.php?target=/page/family-brands) (Same brewery as Saranac) for the bottles.
Forum: Cider Forum 01-25-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,298
Posted By cedar_lake
I ferment my cider all the way dry and keg it...

I ferment my cider all the way dry and keg it with a half cup sugar for natural carbonation in the keg and two pounds of lactose to add a little sweetness and body. It's still a pretty far cry from...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-24-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 29,226
Posted By cedar_lake
I have had a blog since 2005, homebrewing entries...

I have had a blog since 2005, homebrewing entries started in spring 2010 when i started brewing. I keep a separate Google Doc brewing journal and re-post interesting entries to the blog. There's lots...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 01-23-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,335
Posted By cedar_lake
If you like pizza and making it at home, buy a...

If you like pizza and making it at home, buy a mixer. I bought mine when I was a year out of college and have had it for 11 years now and I don't regret such a big outlay ever.

4 cups of flour...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-23-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,373
Posted By cedar_lake
Every glass carboy I have lives in a milk crate....

Every glass carboy I have lives in a milk crate. I only take them out of the crates for cleaning, and I'm very careful about it- pretty much try to handle them in a way that if they broke right that...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-23-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,552
Posted By cedar_lake
Time and money are both tight for my wife and I....

Time and money are both tight for my wife and I. We went from "first married, no jobs, lots of debt" five years ago to "no bad debt, good jobs, and a house and a kid" last year. Money still has to be...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-15-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,302
Posted By cedar_lake
I have the Lowes Holiday. I cannot get 4 kegs all...

I have the Lowes Holiday. I cannot get 4 kegs all on the floor. The 4th one will go in far enough to shut the lid if pushed, but I can't get it within four inches of the floor. A little work with a...
Forum: Introductions 12-08-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By cedar_lake
Welcome from Vermont! /But I used to live in...

Welcome from Vermont!

/But I used to live in Hyannis and Brewster and my inlaws are in Yarmouth!
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-24-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By cedar_lake
You also want to understand that most land in...

You also want to understand that most land in Montana is sold WITHOUT the rights to the surface or subsurface water that can be accessed from he land. There is a residential exemption from that- I...
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-24-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By cedar_lake
Bulleit here as well. I like bourbon, used almost...

Bulleit here as well. I like bourbon, used almost a whole fifth, wanted to really taste it. My BBP didn't ferment much below 1.018 if I remember, so I wanted to cut any residual maltiness a bit as...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,046
Posted By cedar_lake
Now that my friends and I are all in our...

Now that my friends and I are all in our mid-30's, informal sharing seems to rule the day. One friend keeps a keg of something good around all the time (usually Switchback). I brew for any event i'm...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,052
Posted By cedar_lake
I'd have to say coming to the realization that...

I'd have to say coming to the realization that I'm about 50 pounds overweight and need to back off on the beer big time in order to drop some pounds over the next year. It's not entirely the fault of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-16-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,486
Posted By cedar_lake
My wife loves the beer I brew, comes home with...

My wife loves the beer I brew, comes home with bombers of interesting stuff whenever she goes to the fancy-pants local grocery store, etc. She's a little incredulous about the cost and the endless...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-03-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,161
Posted By cedar_lake
Well a whois search...

Well a whois search (http://www.whois.net/whois/lagerjacket.com) suggests that the site was just created on January 30th by somebody named Aaron Walls in Atlanta, GA. The order page just goes to a...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 02-02-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cedar_lake
Their Mokah is my favorite chocolate beer ever, I...

Their Mokah is my favorite chocolate beer ever, I found their Choklat too overwhelming. I agree you don't taste much coffee in the Mokah, though.
Forum: Vermont HomeBrew Forum 02-01-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By cedar_lake
Don't Forget: In Burlington: 1. Three...

Don't Forget:

In Burlington:

1. Three Needs (http://www.yelp.com/biz/three-needs-burlington)
2. Farmhouse Tap and Grill (http://www.farmhousetg.com/)
3. Das Bierhaus...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By cedar_lake
Nice to see a tall boy of Kettlehouse Double Haul...

Nice to see a tall boy of Kettlehouse Double Haul representing Montana!

I miss that beer!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-28-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,681
Posted By cedar_lake
If my airlock/blowoff tubing is bubbling, it...

If my airlock/blowoff tubing is bubbling, it means the gasses produced by fermentation are escaping- I can't imaging the pressure inside the carboy needs to be much more than 1psi to push itself out...
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