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Forum: Introductions 05-02-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By L1truckie
Welcome to the forums! Great info here! STL...

Welcome to the forums! Great info here! STL Beer and Winemaking is where I go when I go to the city. (Im 1 1/2 hours west of you all) Being a member of AHA and/or a brewclub will get you 10%...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-02-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By L1truckie
Looking good man! Awaiting more update pics!

Looking good man! Awaiting more update pics!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By L1truckie
Not always UPS or FedEx fault! As the old saying...

Not always UPS or FedEx fault! As the old saying goes, if you want a broken headstock buy a GIBSON....Notorious for that!! Not flaming your Gib as they are great guitars but I am fond of my Telly's...
Forum: Introductions 04-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 30
Posted By L1truckie
Welcome :mug:

Welcome :mug:
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-26-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By L1truckie
storm shadow

storm shadow
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,288
Posted By L1truckie
I brew to relax, among other things. But brewing...

I brew to relax, among other things. But brewing is supposed to be a stress free day for me. I hate it when my OCD and anal retentiveness starts to kick in during all the processes of brewing. It...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-02-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By L1truckie
Welcome Babelfish! If your in the Springtown...

Welcome Babelfish! If your in the Springtown area I'm up 44 East an hour and a half or so from ya. I have not used the Home Brewery yet, but recently met them at my local AHA rally a month or so...
Forum: American Ale 07-09-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 833,817
Posted By L1truckie
2 weeks in primary, kegged and force carbed over...

2 weeks in primary, kegged and force carbed over 36 hours ready to tap on the 4th......5 days later and this thing still needs some time. The smell is wonderfull. The taste isn't there:confused: A...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-09-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,994
Posted By L1truckie
Great name, great reference, could go either...

Great name, great reference, could go either way, Al or Ally for short.
Forum: American Ale 06-19-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 833,817
Posted By L1truckie
Adjusted the 5 gal recipe to my system and hit...

Adjusted the 5 gal recipe to my system and hit all my numbers and volumes perfectly today :mug: I varied the yeast from the original recipe, using a US-05 slurry from a 1.040 American wheat that I...
Forum: Company Reviews 06-14-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By L1truckie
Found an immersion chiller on eBay dirt cheap...

Found an immersion chiller on eBay dirt cheap with free shipping through these guys. Cheap enough to pull the trigger and take a gamble on a company I'd never used or knew much about. Shipping stated...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-19-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By L1truckie
ZZ Hop....and being a Ramones fan I might have to...

ZZ Hop....and being a Ramones fan I might have to borrow Bitzkrieg Hop :mug:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By L1truckie
+1. This is the way to go......:mug:

+1. This is the way to go......:mug:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-10-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By L1truckie
Actually Beersmith and Brew Calc will figure your...

Actually Beersmith and Brew Calc will figure your gravity. You just input your reading, and your OG, turn "Fermenting Wort" to ON and it calculates where your at.

With that said, yes I like...
Forum: General Techniques 05-10-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,298
Posted By L1truckie
+100 !!! Great beer! I would go for something...

+100 !!! Great beer! I would go for something like this.......

I would also add.. have a simple all grain wheat you can brew consistently, if your just starting all grain, then start making...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-02-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By L1truckie
What was your target FG? Ae you on a time...

What was your target FG? Ae you on a time schedule? Some points for you to ponder...

1st choice is raise the temp and gently rouse the yeast
2. Just wait it out if your not in a hurry
3. Pitch...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-26-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By L1truckie
Easy Peazy Lawn Mower Beer (Cream Ale) ...

Easy Peazy Lawn Mower Beer (Cream Ale) Extract...

1 Can (3.3lbs) Light or extra light LME
2 lbs pilsen light DME
1 lb Corn Sugar
2 oz of Willamette Hops (or substitute your own)
Safale US-05...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-17-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By L1truckie
The end result...... After rousting the...

The end result......

After rousting the yeast it dropped 6 points in 6 days to 1012 and stopped....wouldn't budge..I wanted it lower so I backed off the temp to 80, and pitched the Notty.... It...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-02-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By L1truckie
Props for all the responses and insight...I will...

Props for all the responses and insight...I will post soon about the outcome and my decision...I'm working a 24 hour today and will probably take a gravity reading tomorrow and decide.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-01-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By L1truckie
I decided to do a quick extract, being my first...

I decided to do a quick extract, being my first Saison, dme, lme and steeped some 40


Good point on oxidizing and can't get it any hotter....at 89-90 now




I knew it was going to be slow...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-31-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By L1truckie
Saison help please

I brewed a Saison (first ever Saison) with an OG of 1053, it has been fermenting at 88-89F for 4 weeks to the day. I used Wyeast 3724. Right now it is at 1018 and has been for a few days and im...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-20-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By L1truckie
A day later and no takers....hmmmm.....no one? ...

A day later and no takers....hmmmm.....no one? Anybody? Am I not clear enough? Wrong forum? Lol :cross:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-20-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By L1truckie
Fermenting Wort Calculation Question

Recently picked up a refractometer and used it in conjunction with my hydrometer on my last brew, all was well and each instrument verified the other, until until today when I went to check my...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-12-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,553
Posted By L1truckie
Hitting your OG.....

Hitting your OG.....
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-12-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By L1truckie
That 3rd shot almost reminds of tannerite going...

That 3rd shot almost reminds of tannerite going off :)
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