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Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-26-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By elpenoso
Schwarzbier. Done.

Schwarzbier. Done.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-14-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,638
Posted By elpenoso
I had it a few years ago...just walked right into...

I had it a few years ago...just walked right into the place, sat down, got lunch and a younger. It looks like that doesn't happen anymore.
Since I grew up there, I visit my parents and RR often....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-15-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By elpenoso
If you always do what you always did, you will...

If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. [Albert Einstein]
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By elpenoso
My best advice would be to ditch that set-up. You...

My best advice would be to ditch that set-up. You might finally get the hang of it but not after a lot time and money spent in small co2 cartridges. That set-up is really just for dispensing.


If...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-11-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By elpenoso
You can find someone to weld a stainless handle...

You can find someone to weld a stainless handle on as well.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By elpenoso
As long as you buy something from them at the...

As long as you buy something from them at the time (like some base malt) there should be no issues.

Clearly they were butt hurt about you not buying from them. F them, buy bulk and get a mill and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By elpenoso
Personally, I always concentrate on 20 mins and...

Personally, I always concentrate on 20 mins and down. Usually with an addition every five. I have learned to back up a major flavor addition (over 5 oz) with a major dry hop (at least 3 oz).
Ipas...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By elpenoso
Magnum and a bit of Columbus for bittering,...

Magnum and a bit of Columbus for bittering, Cascade and Columbus for flavor/ dry hop. Keep in mind a little Columbus goes along way in the flavor additions.
Forum: European Amber Lager 09-04-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 47,931
Posted By elpenoso
Since the grain is already mixed, I will probably...

Since the grain is already mixed, I will probably bump it up to 9lbs vienna and up the batch to 5.5g to be on the safer end of things.
Forum: European Amber Lager 09-04-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 47,931
Posted By elpenoso
Everything I have read on this style suggests to...

Everything I have read on this style suggests to not use too much caramel malt. This recipe looks like it has twice the amount suggested in the OP BYO article (.75#).

I subbed the c60 for c40 but...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 117,651
Posted By elpenoso
The box is an old silverware case from 1925 (old...

The box is an old silverware case from 1925 (old newspaper found in the interior lining) found at a thrift store for 5$.
Hops were done by making a stencil from a image online.
Will most likely...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-24-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By elpenoso
Im about to use pluots in a blonde i'll let u...

Im about to use pluots in a blonde i'll let u know how it turns out.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-24-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By elpenoso
Nice, I got a 45 in my first beer comp so you...

Nice, I got a 45 in my first beer comp so you never know.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-23-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,350
Posted By elpenoso
Anyone done this yet? I have some and thinking...

Anyone done this yet? I have some and thinking about a pluot blonde.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By elpenoso
Hmm judging from the tangent at the fracture...

Hmm judging from the tangent at the fracture points I would say this bottle is flawed, probably a manufacturing defect.
Could also be the bottle couldn't handle the awesomeness of your beer.
Or...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By elpenoso
Look in the local bottle shop. Oak is used in...

Look in the local bottle shop. Oak is used in many beers (including porter) besides stouts. Usually it accompanies a high abv.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By elpenoso
I have always gotten grassy notes (like licking...

I have always gotten grassy notes (like licking the underside of a lawnmower) when I dry hop cold. I have excellent results at 75degrees for 7-10 days.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By elpenoso
How do you boil for 90 min and only lose .88gal?

How do you boil for 90 min and only lose .88gal?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By elpenoso
Brew both.

Brew both.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-22-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By elpenoso
I have vinyl beverage lines with cobra pick nick...

I have vinyl beverage lines with cobra pick nick taps.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-22-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By elpenoso
Beer in lines going flat

Im not sure why but the beer in my lines go flat after a few days. There must be a leak righhhht?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-07-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,772
Posted By elpenoso
I had this issue when I bottled. I kept having...

I had this issue when I bottled. I kept having problems with off flavors and couldn't pin it to anything in my process. Eventually it led me to suspect that this "yeast dust" was the culprit.
By...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-03-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By elpenoso
second the course comment. They look like they...

second the course comment. They look like they are only cracked in half, ideally you should have a complete separation of the husk without any shredding.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-30-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By elpenoso
Exchange the tank? Edit: Unless you live in...

Exchange the tank?

Edit: Unless you live in China then you will have to give up your next born child.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-29-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,519
Posted By elpenoso
Its probably the bottles or the bottling bucket,...

Its probably the bottles or the bottling bucket, that's what it was for me.
Run the bottles through the dish washer each time on sterilize and replace your b bucket and bottle filler.
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