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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Odin_Brews
Mash temp doesn't affect og, OG comes from how...

Mash temp doesn't affect og, OG comes from how much grains, their potential, and your system's efficiency. Mashing at a higher temp should give you a higher fg as stated above because of extracting...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-19-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Odin_Brews
hmmm...thanks for the ideas but everything looks...

hmmm...thanks for the ideas but everything looks good. I did take apart and reassemble the qd (with spring) so the only thing I can think is that piece isn't working now, though why it won't work I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-18-2014, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Odin_Brews
why won't my beer flow from the keg

I need a fresh set of eyes so to speak to help me figure out what's going on here. I had a keg of IPA and thought it wasn't flowing because of a clogged dip tube. After checking that and ruling it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Odin_Brews
I think the issue with your OG is measuring at...

I think the issue with your OG is measuring at too high a temperature. Just because you can correct for measurements at 160 degrees doesn't mean they're accurate. Try to take a small sample and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-25-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Odin_Brews
I have three identical buckets with spigots that...

I have three identical buckets with spigots that I use as fermenters or bottling buckets, I like to transfer to a 'bottling' bucket to get off the trub when bottling and get a good mix with the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-17-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Odin_Brews
I bought an 'electric water bath canner' from...

I bought an 'electric water bath canner' from weck for about 150$ and use that as my boil kettle for 5 gallon in my little apartment. If you want to invest some money and do 5 gallon batches that...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-13-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By Odin_Brews
another light bulb in a paint can here. I don't...

another light bulb in a paint can here. I don't even use temp control, I just leave it on and change the bulb to different wattages depending how cold it is.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-10-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Odin_Brews
Im on board with that you may have had hop pieces...

Im on board with that you may have had hop pieces in your sample which if you go nibble on a pellet you'll find it'll tear your face off. I'd definetly cold crash as m3 suggests to get all those...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-30-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Odin_Brews
meh, maybe :D depends on your taste really. ...

meh, maybe :D

depends on your taste really. I just checked my actual notes and I used an oz at 10, 0.5@5 and 1 @0 then dry hop because I decided to based on the sample. THere's no right or...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-29-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Odin_Brews
Hopping looks fine, Im assuming you're doing a 1...

Hopping looks fine, Im assuming you're doing a 1 gallon batch? I'm drinking an amber right now that I find delicious, If I recall did a fwh with centennial, then I had 2.5 oz cent./cascade (for 6...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-29-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Odin_Brews
I really would get some C120 and replace 3% of...

I really would get some C120 and replace 3% of your total crystal with that. If picking up some is not an option then a touch of chocolate would be fine, a couple ounces for a 5 gallon batch should...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-29-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Odin_Brews
Something seems amiss with your IBU's, 4 oz at 60...

Something seems amiss with your IBU's, 4 oz at 60 minutes and another 2 at 30 has got to be way over 100 unless your centennial is very low AA%.

Any american ale yeast will do well with this,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,760
Posted By Odin_Brews
Brandon O's Graff was perfect to wash down all...

Brandon O's Graff was perfect to wash down all that deliciousness. Nice hoppy amber for dessert.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-29-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Odin_Brews
When you moved it you probably knocked some CO2...

When you moved it you probably knocked some CO2 out of suspension hence the apparent increase in activity. As said, same SG over 3 days and you're done.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-26-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Odin_Brews
Just to give you another idea, you could make a...

Just to give you another idea, you could make a sugar solution of known concentration and use a kitchen syringe to add your bottling sugar. THat's what I do, I add 5 ml sugar solution per bottle...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-26-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Odin_Brews
Im curious about this idea. I will say that you...

Im curious about this idea. I will say that you definetly want to rehydrate prior to putting in wort. Ive read somewhere that rehydrating in water is crucial to the dry yeast building up cell walls...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Odin_Brews
I'd go with day tripr's suggestion but change...

I'd go with day tripr's suggestion but change chinook to centennial FWH and dry hop with .5 oz of all three
Forum: General Techniques 11-25-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By Odin_Brews
haha, same here! Another vote for dryhopping.

haha, same here! Another vote for dryhopping.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Odin_Brews
Keep in mind that if your closet is 70 then the...

Keep in mind that if your closet is 70 then the beer is going to be a good 5*F warmer if not more, not sure if you meant beer or air temp. 70F ambient temp would probably be warmer than you want for...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Odin_Brews
It occured to me after my original post that a...

It occured to me after my original post that a ferm time that fast might be on the high end for your temp range. Is 70 what you were going for, or do you have temp control? Not to fear Im sure it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Odin_Brews
Sounds like you pitched healthy yeast and all is...

Sounds like you pitched healthy yeast and all is well. It'll probably come down a few more pts over the next 5-7 days.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Odin_Brews
The 106 you're calculating is pts/gal, therefore...

The 106 you're calculating is pts/gal, therefore an OG of 1.106. THink of it this way

total gravity pts = lbs extract X yield pts/lb
pts/gal = total grav pts / VOlume gallons

You...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,390
Posted By Odin_Brews
You might be able to find a 'weck...

You might be able to find a 'weck einkochautomat', I don't know what they'd call it in Lithuania but they're popular in the alps for gluhwein. THat's what I use for 22L batches, takes a while to get...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-24-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Odin_Brews
For my spiced xmas ale I make a tea and add some...

For my spiced xmas ale I make a tea and add some to the bottling bucket, very gently stir and test, add more stir/test, until it's where I want the flavor to be.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By Odin_Brews
Good, sounds like it worked out.

Good, sounds like it worked out.
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