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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2011, 09:00 PM
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Posted By aehernandez
This is great info, guys. Super informative. ...

This is great info, guys. Super informative.

I'm guessing the consensus is to just pitch the right amount of the starter (a la Mr. Malty calculations) into the bottling bucket as part of that...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,260
Posted By aehernandez
I don't think this is a serious issue, because...

I don't think this is a serious issue, because it's already reached its final gravity (1.058--->1.005 over a couple of months, which is way more than I assumed it would drop). I've read around here...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,260
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks, both of you. @dstar: I'm using dry...

Thanks, both of you.

@dstar: I'm using dry champagne yeast (Red Star brand) and it's already been turned into a starter. I rehydrated according to the package instructions and pitched into some...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,260
Posted By aehernandez
Bottling with Champagne Yeast - Question on Timing, etc.

Hey everyone,

I have a Saison that's been in the carboy for a couple of months, now ready to bottle, that I'd like to add a champagne yeast for bottling. I've tried searching the threads and can't...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-21-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By aehernandez
Posting this update for anyone who might be...

Posting this update for anyone who might be interested later:

I pitched this starter after warming it up in bath (as I posted above), about 28 hours after I originally made the starter. The...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-20-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks, everyone. Lots of helpful information...

Thanks, everyone. Lots of helpful information here. I think the take-away for me is that this isn't the end of the world--or the yeast--and that as far as this batch goes, it might be a game time...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-20-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By aehernandez
Pitching into Cold Starter Wort, or Why a Broken Thermometer is a Bad Thing

Hi everyone,

Very cold starter wort question. First though, the requisite story: earlier today, I made a starter for a Saison I'm brewing tomorrow evening. Everything went as planned, and even...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-04-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks, Bill. This was my thinking and the reason...

Thanks, Bill. This was my thinking and the reason I proceeded to bottle as usual. It was only a nagging worry that prompted me to throw this out here.

Fingers crossed...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-04-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By aehernandez
Yes, it was covered--bottles were sanitized as...

Yes, it was covered--bottles were sanitized as usual. I'm not very concerned about infection because I was pretty meticulous about sanitizing (even the bucket cover was thoroughly sprayed before I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-04-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By aehernandez
Delayed Bottling after Adding Priming Sugar

So, I'm still relatively new to homebrewing but I have several brews under my belt already. However, last Saturday, after adding the priming sugar to my bottling bucket and gently racking the beer...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-16-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By aehernandez
I think you might be thinking of a "magnum" sized...

I think you might be thinking of a "magnum" sized bottle--much more typical with fine wines and champagnes than beers. I haven't seen them at my LHBS, nor on the internet though so you might have...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-29-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By aehernandez
MLT Question: Ringed braid vs. bazooka screen

Hey everyone,

I'm building a MLT this weekend out of a Coleman Extreme 52 quart cooler, and trying to make some final preparations for the actual design. My question regards the lauter manifold:...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-29-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,149
Posted By aehernandez
Thinking of building this this weekend and...

Thinking of building this this weekend and wondering--now that I've resurrected this thread--how the MLT actually worked. What can you report back, gunner?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-20-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By aehernandez
This is all fantastic information. It's good to...

This is all fantastic information. It's good to here that there are a variety of options available for relatively cheap that don't sacrifice efficiency / quality...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-19-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks, those are both helpful tips / links. Any...

Thanks, those are both helpful tips / links. Any thoughts on the relative benefits of paying for one brand over another? Does the Coleman Xtreme line improve efficiency over a regular old 10 gal...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-19-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By aehernandez
Versatile Cooler for Mash Tun

I just posted something similar to this on an existing thread but thought I would expand it to see everyone else's thoughts.

In short, since I'm aiming to move exclusively to all grain brewing...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-19-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By aehernandez
I'm also thinking about snagging one of these...

I'm also thinking about snagging one of these from the local Target since I'm aiming to move exclusively to all grain brewing (I'm relatively new, with only a few batches under my belt).

I'm...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-14-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks for the reply, Oldsock. Fermented at a...

Thanks for the reply, Oldsock. Fermented at a pretty consistent 65-68, however, here in LA we had a pretty cold and rainy (for our standards) week prior to Christmas and I'm reasonably certain that...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-14-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By aehernandez
Did my Stout stall? Gravity question...

Hi everyone,

Relatively new homebrewer here with a question about the gravity of a Stout I'm close to bottling. Quick background: a month ago, I brewed a Chocolate Hazelnut stout with extract and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-09-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By aehernandez
Thanks, everyone, for the advice. I'll be sure...

Thanks, everyone, for the advice. I'll be sure to use a tad and scale up until I get the right flavor--in fact, the "few ounces" I referred to was assuming I went through arover's hassle in using...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-08-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By aehernandez
Hazelnut Flavor Question

Hi everyone,

I'm brewing a stout (fermenting away as we speak) to which I'd like add a bit of hazelnut flavoring. Accordingly, I'm planning on adding a few ounces in secondary or (more likely) at...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By aehernandez
Lifted Airlock to use Spigot Question

Hello everyone,

I'm new to home brewing and very excited. So excited, in fact, that two weeks into fermentation (i.e. today) I decided to pull a sample from my fermentation bucket's spigot and...
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