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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-23-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Distroid
Hell yea! Put the lil Oompa Loompas to work!...

Hell yea! Put the lil Oompa Loompas to work! :rockin: my kids always help me on brew days lol
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Distroid
Temperature plays a big role in yeast lag time. I...

Temperature plays a big role in yeast lag time. I don't have any personal experience with that particular yeast, but if you've heard it's a slow starter, it'll probably take off on its own. There's a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-20-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Distroid
There are stories all over this forum of people...

There are stories all over this forum of people dropping unsanitized bottles, bbq lighters, hair brushes, phones, all kinds of stuff into their brew. And a lot of them, in a panic, reach in elbow...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-20-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Distroid
Is this an extract or AG recipe? If you have...

Is this an extract or AG recipe?
If you have more than 5 gallons in the carboy it's going to thin out the wort some and you'll have a lower gravity reading. I think the average boil off rate is just...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-17-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Distroid
I vote give it a chance and see what it does on...

I vote give it a chance and see what it does on its own. Beer loves us and wants to make us happy.:D
If after a couple couple weeks conditioning, it still seems "waterey", give it to those friends...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By Distroid
I'm dyin here!!! Bwahahahahaha!

I'm dyin here!!!
Bwahahahahaha!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-15-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Distroid
DOOD! You just became my favorite person on HBT...

DOOD! You just became my favorite person on HBT ever! :tank:
Forum: Introductions 08-15-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 60
Posted By Distroid
Welcome to the addi... uh... I mean hobby!:ban: ...

Welcome to the addi... uh... I mean hobby!:ban:



+1 on that! Starting with extracts gives you a great chance to really nail down the SUPER important parts of homebrewing. Sanitation is #1, also...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-14-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By Distroid
To Hector: I think what Yooper is saying...

To Hector:


I think what Yooper is saying here is that your process of placing the chocolate malt in your MLT, and going thru the motions of a typical mash, is giving you the same result as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Distroid
Congratulations, you've made beer! :ban: When...

Congratulations, you've made beer! :ban:
When most of us start out, patience is a hard thing to learn. It's rough staring at all that beautiful brew, knowing you should leave it alone for around two...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By Distroid
Nice work, Bronco1500. ^5

Nice work, Bronco1500. ^5
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Distroid
"Fear not thy foam!"- Beer gods of HBT I've...

"Fear not thy foam!"- Beer gods of HBT
I've seen several brewers that say the foam breaks down into yeast nutrient, here and in different articles and reviews; but in my extensive research (read: 3...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,648
Posted By Distroid
Grammar: The difference between knowing your sh*t...

Grammar: The difference between knowing your sh*t and knowing you're sh*t.:D
I hope you Grammar Nazis are kind to this Illiterate Jew.:drunk:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By Distroid
+1 on the blow off hose advice given so far. But...

+1 on the blow off hose advice given so far. But looking at your pic, IMHO it looks like the worst is over. If I were you, I'd clean out the airlock, sanitze, and call it good.
But if I were you,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-13-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By Distroid
ROTFLMAO!!! Threads like these are why I love...

ROTFLMAO!!!
Threads like these are why I love this community! Congrats on such an active fermentation tho!!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-13-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,661
Posted By Distroid
Ok, removed my special helmet and re-read ur...

Ok, removed my special helmet and re-read ur build and saw this:


So that answers my original question:o
But disconnecting 7 lines from the taps just to replace 1 keg sounds like a PITA to me......
Forum: DIY Projects 08-13-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,661
Posted By Distroid
That looks BEAUTIFUL!!! The only issue I would...

That looks BEAUTIFUL!!!
The only issue I would have with that particular design is in this pic:

You'll have 7 beer lines running from the taps in your cabinet to the collar in your keezer....
Forum: Introductions 08-12-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By Distroid
I'd started off (as so many of us have) with...

I'd started off (as so many of us have) with Mr.Beer, and did a few of the recipes listed there. Once I bought my extract kit from a LHBS I brewed up a couple of their in-house extract kits.
A buddy...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-12-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,800
Posted By Distroid
The creator of this DemoPo is such a n00b. ...

The creator of this DemoPo is such a n00b.
Those are OBVIOUSLY Underwear TROLLS :rolleyes:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-11-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Distroid
I would recommend starting here...

I would recommend starting here (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/sizing-your-chest-freezer-corny-kegs-75449/) to get an idea of the size freezer. LOTS of helpful information in this thread...
Forum: Introductions 08-10-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By Distroid
Enough being a ninja-brewer!

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc281/mastersid02/lolcat-ninja-cat.jpgOF HOMBROOZ!!!

Hello Everyone!!!
I've been lurking around here for the past 3 and a half years, soaking up all the lil...
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