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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-24-2007, 04:33 PM
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Posted By lgtg
Or....

You could invest in a mesh-like bag when you add your hops to the boil and remove the bag before you rack to primary.

AND

Even if you use a bag, some sediment may still be present, you can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,079
Posted By lgtg
Just my $0.02 but... The taste of beer being...

Just my $0.02 but...

The taste of beer being assoicated with the excess or deficiancy (or even the presence therof) of alcohol should not synonomous of whether it tastes like good or even defining...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By lgtg
Hey Bruce, I live in an area of Florida...

Hey Bruce,

I live in an area of Florida that is literally devoid of home brew shops and supplies and have been encouraged while interacting here at HBT to shop at Austin Home Brew Supply
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By lgtg
An answer to your questions largely depends on...

An answer to your questions largely depends on what style of beer you are brewing. "Secondary Fermentation" is a bit of a misnomer by title as what most think of it is just what the name implies....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By lgtg
As it conditions in secondary (many pass on...

As it conditions in secondary (many pass on secondary when it comes to hefe's) the particulates will most likely settle out and drop. If you leave it there for two weeks you should condition and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-19-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By lgtg
Thanks, I did mean, two sparges. Re-circulate,...

Thanks, I did mean, two sparges. Re-circulate, collect first runnings, add sparge water, re-circulate, collect second runnings, add second sparge water....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By lgtg
I'm saying, at least for me, I would never notice...

I'm saying, at least for me, I would never notice that 0.4%. I'd be to emeshed with the taste, smell, and looks of the beer to be worried about how much alcohol it had.

Don't get me wrong, when I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By lgtg
If people can't be bothered, don't bother. ...

If people can't be bothered, don't bother.

Don't cast your pearls to swine.

You are definately sharing your enthusiasm about home brewing with the wrong crowd.

Dale Carnegie said it best,...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-18-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By lgtg
I don't know that I've ever experienced a smell...

I don't know that I've ever experienced a smell that was bitter. Could it have been the alcohol vapor?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By lgtg
Double Sparging?

Can anyone elaborate on if, how, why and when this is a good thing to do?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By lgtg
I think after a little research I've answered my...

I think after a little research I've answered my own questions and the answer is;

"no"

It seems that in order to brew the five gallons of beer from a three gallon cooler, it must remain a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By lgtg
From what I understand, sparge water amounts are...

From what I understand, sparge water amounts are 0.5 gallon for every pound of grain (could be variable)

And strike water (initial mash water) amounts are 1.2 to 1.5 quarts per pound. I would...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By lgtg
Mini-MLT for 5 gallon brews?

Can I use a 3 gallon mini-MLT (featured in the DYI threads) to brew five gallon batches? I read the BYO article on counter top partial mashes and it sounds like that's where I'll have to stay until I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,982
Posted By lgtg
Man, any idea of your IBU's?? I'd shiver to think...

Man, any idea of your IBU's?? I'd shiver to think of the alcohol taste in that without mondo hop balance!
Forum: General Techniques 05-18-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By lgtg
I had a stout that finished a little on the sweet...

I had a stout that finished a little on the sweet side (I added half the hops at 15 till flame out) because I had thought that the recipe left my previous stout a little too "snappy" for lack of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
another point: Some people have a natural...

another point:

Some people have a natural narcisstic state of mind and when they "connect" the home brew to the home brewer, it instantly stops being about beer and whether it's good or bad and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
Homebrewing could have a "rose colored glasses"...

Homebrewing could have a "rose colored glasses" effect on the brewer.

As far as his home brew is concerned, the glass is always half full....
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-17-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By lgtg
I depends largely on if your yeast have "run out...

I depends largely on if your yeast have "run out of gas" doing their primary task during primary fermentation. You should not expect a vigorous fermentation seven to ten days after initial pitching....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
I'll take it as that's a good thing?

I'll take it as that's a good thing?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,395
Posted By lgtg
I hear you....Craft Beer hell it is.

I hear you....Craft Beer hell it is.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
honestly, no offense intended. It's not something...

honestly, no offense intended. It's not something (even as a noob) that I bend my mind around trying to figure out.....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
THANK YOU! (for the love of Pete) I'm...

THANK YOU! (for the love of Pete)

I'm enlightened, and now have the final peice of what's held me back from ........aw ferget it...thanks.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
It's not searchable using the search function....

It's not searchable using the search function. C'mon! Just tell me what it stands for.!?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
Awright, call me a noob (or worse if you like)...

Awright, call me a noob (or worse if you like) but what does this mean!?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-17-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,411
Posted By lgtg
my "cut & dry" approach

I prospected four or five people to give me beer to and asked them if they liked home or micro brews, all said yes. All I asked each person was to evaluate the beer on taste, looks and smell. Anyone...
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