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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-08-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By kiwibrew
RDWHAHB, probably a combination of just off...

RDWHAHB, probably a combination of just off gassing, and maybe sucking back in a little sanitizer due to change in temp causing a change in pressure in the headspace, even if it fermented just a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-07-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By kiwibrew
porter or stout

porter or stout
Forum: General Techniques 06-07-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By kiwibrew
also I don't think only getting down to 45 will...

also I don't think only getting down to 45 will "screw you" but I would probably increase the amount of time in the secondary
Forum: General Techniques 06-07-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By kiwibrew
I don't secondary for ales, but for lagering use...

I don't secondary for ales, but for lagering use a secondary with as little head space as possible
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-01-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By kiwibrew
What were the pre boil/post boil volumes and...

What were the pre boil/post boil volumes and temps that readings were taken at?
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-28-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,702
Posted By kiwibrew
Next thing I bet this guy would say beer is not...

Next thing I bet this guy would say beer is not essential.
Forum: General Techniques 04-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By kiwibrew
to tell that it is boiling?

to tell that it is boiling?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-21-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By kiwibrew
a few grams of yeast will be fine, don't need the...

a few grams of yeast will be fine, don't need the whole pack.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-19-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By kiwibrew
can't imagine that I would be willing to pay the...

can't imagine that I would be willing to pay the mark up you would require in order to make it profitable
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By kiwibrew
well it can't be a braggot without honey, I'm...

well it can't be a braggot without honey, I'm looking for most of the fermentables to come from the honey, which I know will dry it out, that is why the grain bill is rich and malty.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-14-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By kiwibrew
suggestions for hops in this braggot

Iím looking for hopping suggestions on this braggot:
6 gallons
2.5 lbs Light Munich
.75 lbs Dark Munich
.75 lbs Honey Malt
.375 lbs Biscuit Malt
5 lbs Clover Honey
Fermented with S-05.

I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-30-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By kiwibrew
Depends on many factors, particularily the...

Depends on many factors, particularily the strength (abv) of the beer and the storage condition, even if you don't have enough refrideration space, but do have a cool basement that will help, keep...
Forum: General Techniques 03-25-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By kiwibrew
Bottled today, Michigan weather has cooperated...

Bottled today, Michigan weather has cooperated for maintaining lagering temps in my garage for 7 weeks. Tasted pretty good and was crystal clear. This put me in the unfamiliar position wishing for...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-16-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By kiwibrew
Never a problem with SN bottles, but have had...

Never a problem with SN bottles, but have had about 6 Founders bottles do that, they have thinner neck.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By kiwibrew
as long as it still liquid it is not 230!

as long as it still liquid it is not 230!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-27-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By kiwibrew
any guess based on your recipe of the OG? If it...

any guess based on your recipe of the OG? If it was "sweet" in that it was a stronger than average it would definately need a starter
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-26-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By kiwibrew
What is the recipe OG? Did you use a starter? ...

What is the recipe OG?
Did you use a starter?
What tempt did you pitch at?
What temp is it now?

You need a lot more yeast for lager of equal gravity to an ale, you should still see a krausen...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-23-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By kiwibrew
My favorite thing about Milds is that they are...

My favorite thing about Milds is that they are ready fast, grain the glass less than 2 weeks with bottling, faster for kegging.
Don't you need extra carbs for training? Carbo-loading? Sounds to me...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-21-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By kiwibrew
Sugar will work fine, you won't taste any...

Sugar will work fine, you won't taste any difference
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-15-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,323
Posted By kiwibrew
yup, why bother

yup, why bother
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-09-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By kiwibrew
sounds pretty normal, it may still be finishing...

sounds pretty normal, it may still be finishing up, or just gas coming out of suspension. Air lock activity is not as good an indicator as taking a gravity reading. I see no reason to check it before...
Forum: General Techniques 02-02-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By kiwibrew
Transferred to the secondary, now to lager as...

Transferred to the secondary, now to lager as mother nature allows. This is a pic of the hydrometer sample poured into a pilsner glass, got 1.015 after D rest
Forum: General Techniques 01-29-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By kiwibrew
Michigan ghetto lagering :)

I am geeked at my ability to control tempatures for my first attempt lagering without any refridgeration.

2.5 lbs light munich
.5 lbs dark munich
1.5 lbs Vienna
.5 lbs caramunich II
4 lbs...
Forum: Soda Making 12-08-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By kiwibrew
or... as i said use the cap it came with. I do it...

or... as i said use the cap it came with. I do it all the time with out any problem. Hollowhead appears appropriately named since this is the first time he has ever posted and he is trying to sell...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 283,859
Posted By kiwibrew
That, and 190 deg air, will not change the...

That, and 190 deg air, will not change the internal temp of the cider as quickly as 190 deg water. Think about it, I'd sit in a 190 deg sauna, but not a 190 deg hot tub.
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