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Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By LazySumo
Damnit, they all said the same thing!!! :) ...

Damnit, they all said the same thing!!! :)

:ban:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By LazySumo
Three different times. This (fourth time) is my...

Three different times. This (fourth time) is my last entry into the hobby and I will (hopefully) brew until I pass on.

I had an ok but really basic set with my first wife. No real temp control for...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By LazySumo
Yesterday I brewed up a batch I'm calling The Bed...

Yesterday I brewed up a batch I'm calling The Bed and Breakfast. Its a nice, light-body wheat with plenty of foam producers. In the secondary I will infuse with lightly toasted french oak chips and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By LazySumo
Involving a new brewer is the way to go, just...

Involving a new brewer is the way to go, just make sure to monitor them closely!

Last month my adult son joined me in brewing for the first time since he was in middle school. I asked him to pop...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,291
Posted By LazySumo
Alcohol won't solve your problems. But then...

Alcohol won't solve your problems. But then again, neither will milk.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-20-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By LazySumo
One last run to HD for a gasket or two then I'm...

One last run to HD for a gasket or two then I'm going to be using mine to brew a vanilla wheat! Super excite to work with my new toy!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By LazySumo
Wow, GREAT thread folks. Thanks a lot for all the...

Wow, GREAT thread folks. Thanks a lot for all the suggestions. I just ordered the TW8060 that Key West suggested at the top of the thread. I smoke a lot of ribs and stuff so this will have MULTIPLE...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By LazySumo
Best Thermometer for Brewing Day?

I've had enough! I fought with my POS thermometer in my last brew session and have decided that this critical piece of gear in my toolbox needs some TLC.

I mash in a 10g water cooler and boil in a...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-08-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,476
Posted By LazySumo
Can you post a pic of it in final w/ the lid...

Can you post a pic of it in final w/ the lid open? And this is an amazing job here, btw!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-08-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By LazySumo
If I were to try this (brew session coming up in...

If I were to try this (brew session coming up in 2 weeks) how would I judge it's effectiveness? Obviously a stuck sparge would be bad. What about efficiency? Low specific gravity of the wort pre-boil...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-07-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By LazySumo
Marbles as a Mash Filter

Has anyone ever tried using a bed of marbles in the bottom of the MT as a filtration? Any guesses on how well it might/might not work?

There was a thread here a few weeks back where someone had a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-07-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By LazySumo
In all cases, in all questions and under all...

In all cases, in all questions and under all circumstances the proper (nay, only) answer is:

Keep Brewing
Forum: General Techniques 02-04-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By LazySumo
Super strong head retention/formation?

I want to brew a hefe that has a really strong head formation and retention. Half my grist will be wheat, which will do a lot for it. I'm doing a single step infusion at 156 which will help and I'm...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-04-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By LazySumo
Yeah, the goal here is to do for foam and head...

Yeah, the goal here is to do for foam and head retention what American craft brewers do to hops in an IPA. LOTS OF IT! I want a thick, rocky krausen that you could float a Caddilac on. One of those...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By LazySumo
5 Missions Brewhause Vanilla Wheat

8 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel
8 lbs Wheat Malt, Ger
2 lbs Melanoiden Malt
1 lbs Carafoam
0.75 oz Perle [8.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min
2.0 pkg Hefeweizen Ale (White Labs #WLP300)
2.00 mg Vanilla...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-02-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,879
Posted By LazySumo
OK folks, complete blast reading all these names...

OK folks, complete blast reading all these names and reasonings why folks name their breweries. Keep 'em coming!
Forum: General Techniques 02-02-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By LazySumo
Rich I think I'm going to be going with Vittle...

Rich I think I'm going to be going with Vittle Vaults instead. I like that they are square, so better use of the space. Just need to find them around here. Petco has a decent price on them.

McBobs...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-01-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By LazySumo
Miscellaneous Storage

What does everyone use to store the misc crap that this hobby generates? The o-rings, the small thermometers, pH strips, etc? Fishing tackle box? Toolbox? Pink sewing box? Whatcha using, Willis?
Forum: General Techniques 01-31-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By LazySumo
McBobs - One of the kegs will be the MLT. Going...

McBobs - One of the kegs will be the MLT. Going to look into some insulation wrapping to help it hold its temp. Pretty sure that there won't be much issue there, but ya never know.

gstrawn - I'll...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,879
Posted By LazySumo
And? :cross:

And? :cross:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,879
Posted By LazySumo
What's your brewery name?

A lot of us have our brewery names in our sigs, but humor me. Tell me your brewery name and the reasoning behind it.

For me it is the Five Missions Brewhouse, named for the five historical Spanish...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-31-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By LazySumo
Brian, I'm in Canyon Lake about twenty minutes...

Brian, I'm in Canyon Lake about twenty minutes away from NB. Anytime you want to get together for a brew session let me know! I've got a session coming up about the mid/end of Feb. I'll shoot you a...
Forum: General Techniques 01-31-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By LazySumo
Diving sumo's into a kiddie pool like they used...

Diving sumo's into a kiddie pool like they used to do on Saturday sports shows, remember? LoL.

I'll be setting up a MLT and a boil pot. Each one with its own converted keg with all the fittings,...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-30-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,554
Posted By LazySumo
Pelipen - Vittle Vault? No ****? Sweet, should be...

Pelipen - Vittle Vault? No ****? Sweet, should be cheaper and easier to source that way.

Eastoak - The scratches would/might come from aggressive cleaning.

Leithoa - Looking at this b/c they...
Forum: General Techniques 01-30-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By LazySumo
And Diving Back In.

So I've been homebrewing since the early 90's but after a nasty divorce (is there any other kind?) several years back I'm finally getting back into it. I do all grain and am literally starting over...
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