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Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-05-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jackson_d
Well, i'm like 29 days past brewing this thing. ...

Well, i'm like 29 days past brewing this thing. And its only at 1.019. It tastes delicious, the blow off tube is still bubbling slowly and has been since brewing. So the starter I made a day...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-08-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,774
Posted By jackson_d
I just noticed this. I have two of these. They...

I just noticed this. I have two of these. They freaking rule. Cleaning the keg is kind of a b*tch but it rules fermenting all in one spot (instead of 2 5G buckets).

I modded mine a tiny bit and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-01-2012, 05:16 PM
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Posted By jackson_d
I do have the O2 system from Williams Brewing. I...

I do have the O2 system from Williams Brewing. I love it. My friend was all "that thing is a waste of money!" but i got it anyways and I often see airlock activity hours after pitching and 5 or 6%...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-01-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By jackson_d
Very cool, thanks! I think I may leave out the...

Very cool, thanks! I think I may leave out the spices. Or maybe like half as much orange peel and thats it.... And probably will go with Cascade and Amarillo then (LHBS is out of Citra and so is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-31-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By jackson_d
1.5. 1.5 years ago. ONE POINT FIVE YEARS AGO. ...

1.5. 1.5 years ago. ONE POINT FIVE YEARS AGO.

Jesus I'm not that old just yet..

I last brewed it ONE POINT FREAKING FIVE YEARS AGO.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-31-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By jackson_d
I last brewed it like 15 years ago, and didnt...

I last brewed it like 15 years ago, and didnt take good enough taste notes regarding all the grains and what not. my notes basically just say "this freaking beer kicks ass!" ..not very helpful, but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-31-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By jackson_d
'Imperial' Cali Lager recipe thoughts?

This is adapted from BierMuncher's Sterling Gold. But I used Different hops and Wyeast 2112 California Lager. Came out super crisp and clean. Liked it a lot.

But want to up the ABV. So I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By jackson_d
just my $0.02, i've NEVER used secondary.. ok...

just my $0.02, i've NEVER used secondary.. ok maybe once or twice i've done HUGE imperial stouts... i'll transfer to secondary like 4 weeks after brewing..

otherwise i leave beer in the primary...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-27-2012, 06:48 PM
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Posted By jackson_d
Working on a Molasses, Cinnamon, Orange Peel...

Working on a Molasses, Cinnamon, Orange Peel Porter right now, ready just in time for December.. Not a huge 'Christmas Beer' guy, but figured I'd give this one a try.. Might even throw a vanilla...
Forum: General Techniques 10-26-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By jackson_d
eh do you not worry at all about infection if you...

eh do you not worry at all about infection if you just dump some junk in the primary? (it should be noted i never secondary and i only keg)

and then it would have to sit another week or two huh...
Forum: General Techniques 10-26-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jackson_d
Molasses! (and honey)

I'm about to do this Molasses Cinnamon Porter thing as a Christmas beer. Did it last year and it did not turn out how I hoped. I tend to under-shoot things in a recipe so they won't be overpowering...
Forum: General Techniques 10-23-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By jackson_d
I thought it was every 2 degrees above 60 was...

I thought it was every 2 degrees above 60 was worth .001 on the hydrometer. Do I remember this wrong? Am I drunk (very possible)? Are the Bears taking care of the Lions right now (yes)?

Or...
Forum: General Techniques 10-23-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By jackson_d
OG vs Temp

My OG says 1.044 @ 76degrees (nice light blonde ale, ~4%abv, 25ibu)

I tend to stick with Papazian's book based on temp adjusting OG...

A friend of mine does not believe what Charlie wrote in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-22-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By jackson_d
Monday Night Brewing

Making a modified version of Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde right now (I'm using Simcoe so sadly it can't be called 'Centennial' anymore, stupid LHBS is out of Centennial so need to talk to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-25-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By jackson_d
centennial is my favorite hop, hands down

centennial is my favorite hop, hands down
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-25-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By jackson_d
I'd say no, dont pick a particular style. Unless...

I'd say no, dont pick a particular style. Unless you really like drinking that style. I did 5 extract batches before I got pissed off at extract and switched to AG only. Now its been about 18...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-25-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By jackson_d
practice dude, practice. you got work to do, get...

practice dude, practice. you got work to do, get started asap.. every weekend if possible, just get it done
:rockin:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,404
Posted By jackson_d
wow you are kind of all over the place. black...

wow you are kind of all over the place. black patent (which is typically a porter or stout grain), pilsen extract, ipa hops.. you added 'cold' tap water into the wort. put into secondary after a...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-11-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By jackson_d
dude you are just doubling or tripling the amount...

dude you are just doubling or tripling the amount of yeast before you pitch it into the wort. just to make sure there are plenty to get the job done quickly. thats really all it is. off flavors...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-11-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By jackson_d
do you hydrate the yeast first? do you have an...

do you hydrate the yeast first? do you have an oxygenation or aeration system? i hydrate and oxygenate, and i have fantastic results with that. so i would use one packet. if you dont hydrate or...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-11-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By jackson_d
Dont do it on this beer dude. Also, when it...

Dont do it on this beer dude. Also, when it really comes down to it, you still have to bottle every single beer. Not necessarily that much easier or quicker than standard bottling. My take on it is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-11-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By jackson_d
What did you brew and what kind of yeast did you...

What did you brew and what kind of yeast did you use? If its any kind of an ale, 72 is usually spot on.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-11-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By jackson_d
dude there is a recipe section on this website,...

dude there is a recipe section on this website, there are quite a few blue moon and fat tire clones located there.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-11-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By jackson_d
couple friends of mine have done RIS and...

couple friends of mine have done RIS and Barleywine. No need to add extra yeast. They might just take a long time to bottle condition, but you said you are gonna let them sit for a few months, so...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-11-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By jackson_d
Oh no no no. You dont 'pour it out' ! You need...

Oh no no no. You dont 'pour it out' ! You need to siphon it gently without splashing into the other carboy. If you splash the beer too much while you transfer, you oxygenate it and that may...
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