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Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-24-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By wittmania
No. Also, I'm really disappointed that you...

No.

Also, I'm really disappointed that you meant "capper" instead of caper. Thought we were gonna solve a mystery together.
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-14-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 54,769
Posted By wittmania
It will definitely affect the taste. With the...

It will definitely affect the taste. With the zest you get the oils and aromatics that taste/smell like a sweet, citrusy orange. Adding orange peel, even the sweet version, will add bitterness, not...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-13-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By wittmania
Do you mean 1.012? If not, what was your original...

Do you mean 1.012? If not, what was your original gravity?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-05-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By wittmania
OK. I'm not even mad anymore. Well played, Sir...

OK. I'm not even mad anymore. Well played, Sir Humpsalot. Well played.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By wittmania
Exactly. There are a zillion IPA and Pale Ale...

Exactly. There are a zillion IPA and Pale Ale recipes out there. You think the brewery that makes the "best" one is the one that will make the most money? Doubtful. Instead, it is the BRAND at will...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-04-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By wittmania
Nope. Not my point at all. The guys at Blvd...

Nope. Not my point at all. The guys at Blvd were friendly and approachable, so I'll buy their beer because I feel more good will toward them.

The guys at Odell were unresponsive and then not at...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-04-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By wittmania
Friendly Commercial Brewers vs. Not-So-Friendly

I've had opportunities to tour both Odell in Ft. Collins, CO and Boulevard in Kansas City in the past couple of months and really enjoyed both of them. My brother, who is not a huge beer drinker,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-01-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,889
Posted By wittmania
One more tip on this beer; I just did their...

One more tip on this beer; I just did their brewery tour this weekend and I talked to one of the brewers there about my Tank 7 clone. I told him it was close, but that theirs had a champagne-like...
Forum: Nebraska HomeBrew Forum 09-20-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By wittmania
The price list is password protected. You need...

The price list is password protected. You need to make the Google Doc public so people can open it.

I'll also throw out there that my good friend tre9er is going to start putting together smaller...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-20-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,596
Posted By wittmania
Not trying to worry anyone, but there are threads...

Not trying to worry anyone, but there are threads and threads and threads out there about this topic and many people believe that plastic in any form will allow oxygen through. I did not say it does...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-19-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,596
Posted By wittmania
SKYY, what beer styles are they? Curious more...

SKYY, what beer styles are they? Curious more than anything. Some styles age a lot better than others (dark stuff, high gravity), while some are better as fresh and green as you can get them (hoppy...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-19-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,596
Posted By wittmania
If you want them to age/mature while you're gone,...

If you want them to age/mature while you're gone, rack off the yeast into a secondary and let them sit at room temp. There will still be enough yeast to finish up any fermentation and clean up during...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-18-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,172
Posted By wittmania
Thought I'd post a quick update here. The wort...

Thought I'd post a quick update here. The wort started at 1.073 and I left it in the primary for 6 weeks, then racked to a glass secondary 2 weeks ago to let it bulk age until around Christmas or...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-16-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By wittmania
I'm all for saving money, but this isn't a place...

I'm all for saving money, but this isn't a place I would advocate for it. An Ale Pail will cost you less than $20 and will be the one part of your brewery that is in contact with your beer more than...
Forum: Group Buys 08-16-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,864
Posted By wittmania
I have 350 lbs. coming from this buy. Should...

I have 350 lbs. coming from this buy. Should last me at least through Labor Day. :ban:
Forum: Group Buys 08-09-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,864
Posted By wittmania
tre9er, I know you have my order (7 bags!...

tre9er, I know you have my order (7 bags! :drunk:) from our email conversation, but I just wanted to thank you publicly for putting this together. I appreciate all of the leg work you've done to put...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 08-08-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By wittmania
Sorry... most recipes have it written out in the...

Sorry... most recipes have it written out in the body and not just in the header.
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 08-01-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By wittmania
What yeast did you use? Am I missing it?.

What yeast did you use? Am I missing it?.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-23-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,172
Posted By wittmania
Plenty of good suggestions. With this being my...

Plenty of good suggestions. With this being my first "big" beer, I'm kind of flying blind. I may have to see how this guy turns out and then try some additional methods to improve my efficiency.
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-23-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,172
Posted By wittmania
I have an equipment profile that's pretty dead on...

I have an equipment profile that's pretty dead on for most things, but I have found that the time it takes for the strike liquor to drain from the HLT into the mash tun can drop the temp...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-23-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,172
Posted By wittmania
Mash temp 10* too high for first few minutes?

Guys,

Tried making my first Russian Imperial Stout this weekend and screwed it up big time. I usually heat my strike water about 10-15* warmer than what Beersmith calls for to make up for any...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-20-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By wittmania
Starter for RIS, using harvested yeast?

I'm hoping to make my first Russian Imperial Stout (this: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f68/russian-imperial-stout-2011-hbt-competition-category-winner-238807/) in the next week or so. The recipe...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-16-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,889
Posted By wittmania
Just throwing this out there in case it helps...

Just throwing this out there in case it helps anyone else. I brewed this recipe over the weekend with a bit more wheat than the OP (20 lbs 2 row(70%), 6 lbs flaked corn (20%), 3 lbs wheat malt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,889
Posted By wittmania
Here's another question. Brewing this today and...

Here's another question. Brewing this today and pitching WLP 510 Bastogne. Any suggestions on fermentation temperature?
Forum: Company Reviews 07-03-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,641
Posted By wittmania
I won't ever order from Keg Cowboy. My story...

I won't ever order from Keg Cowboy. My story from this week: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f173/1-ritebrew-com-1-keg-cowboy-339148/

I agree with you, kehaar, that part of the problem is where...
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