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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-16-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Minimizing Trub

After reading the replies, I thought this might help:

I do a couple steps to limit trub in the fermenter. First I vorlauf heavily, setting a very firm grain bed when sparging and only allow...
Forum: Hops Growing 02-12-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Issues with this idea

Hey there,

I agree with what everyone is saying here, your first and second year hops should be fine with the 5 foot height, I would recommend a separate structure if its possible though. If the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-28-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By yuppiecruncher
I've brewed with AHS ingredients before and the...

I've brewed with AHS ingredients before and the quality is excellent. Specifically I've brewed the American Pale Ale, The American Wheat Ale and the "Stimulus Package Brown Ale" All with great...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-28-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,266
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Has anyone tried storing hops in mason jars?...

Has anyone tried storing hops in mason jars? Perhaps the vacuum sealing techniques with preserves could be used (i.e. heating up the jar and sealing while its hot). I'm just brainstorming here. Maybe...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-28-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By yuppiecruncher
The propane turkey frier works like magic. Do...

The propane turkey frier works like magic. Do that option. Seriously, its great. You can find them in lots of sizes, with matching kettles and easy fittings. Some complain about them being slow, but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By yuppiecruncher
I got the same smells bad speech from my...

I got the same smells bad speech from my girlfriend. I feel your pain friend. I did move outside with a hot plate temporarily. I can't tell if you are talking about a propane grill or a charcoal one....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,104
Posted By yuppiecruncher
I was wondering about this myself. Thanks for...

I was wondering about this myself. Thanks for posting. Does anyone know if shipping homebrew is a similar process? Just wrap and pray? or is there a trick anyone has learned to successful shipping.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By yuppiecruncher
It might make a difference to a beer judge, but a...

It might make a difference to a beer judge, but a layman like me won't be able to tell the difference. You might have gotten some more isomerization of the bittering oils from your aroma hops and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,095
Posted By yuppiecruncher
In response to : Its not about getting...

In response to :


Its not about getting "better" than commercial breweries. I love brewing for brewing. I don't do it to save money on beer, and I don't do it because I think I can improve a...
Forum: Hops Growing 11-11-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
My End of Year Findings (Pt. 2)

After about 2 weeks I had a small budding hops plant about the size of a quarter.

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r235/yuppiecruncher/hopsweek2-1.jpg

My hops grew slow and I kept cutting...
Forum: Hops Growing 11-11-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
My End of Year Findings

Last spring I decided to grow my own hops. I can't really tell you today why, but it sounded like a good idea at the time. Having a large stock of fresh hops is never a bad idea. Plus it sounded like...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-02-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By yuppiecruncher
I made a stirplate too, cant argue with...

I made a stirplate too, cant argue with results... waaay more yeast culture from your starters... definitely need a real stir bar though (mine's a nail with tape wrapped around it)... anyone in TN...
Forum: Hops Growing 05-02-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
5 of my 6 plants are popping up! Thanks to the...

5 of my 6 plants are popping up! Thanks to the lovely weather yesterday, everything is waterlogged, but I hope that won't slow them...
Forum: Hops Growing 05-01-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
I wouldn't sweat it at all... they have to grow...

I wouldn't sweat it at all... they have to grow down before they grow up. The Rhizomes are likely just getting established before they break soil.
Forum: Hops Growing 05-01-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Howdy again, I planted my hops about a week ago...

Howdy again, I planted my hops about a week ago now. They are popping up. Two of the (3)Hallertau and one of the (3)cascade. They really seem to love the sun! I've got them in a big field with full...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-14-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Hah thats great! I did the exact same thing......

Hah thats great! I did the exact same thing... hallertau and cascade... god love 'em. How are you going to arrange the supports? twine? Somthing new? I was thinking of staking a post in the middle of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-14-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Dunkel Update

Heres an update for any of you interested. To try and fix my poor attenuation, I pitched another packet of dry yeast and a total of 5 tsp yeast nutrient. After daily swirling and temperature...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-14-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,657
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Also a Tennessean, planning on growing some hops...

Also a Tennessean, planning on growing some hops this year. When is a good time to plant the rhizome? Cascade rules by the way. LUVIT.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Great idea. I'll try it tomorrow. Thanks!

Great idea. I'll try it tomorrow. Thanks!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
As far as aeration goes, i slosh it in, swirl it...

As far as aeration goes, i slosh it in, swirl it around, but take no special effort. The yeast was from a liquid starter pack used in the previous beer (hefe), then cultured in the fridge for a week...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
will a yeast nutrient added to the fermentor help...

will a yeast nutrient added to the fermentor help the yeast use the remaining sugars?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Just double and triple checked it... reads 1.000...

Just double and triple checked it... reads 1.000 exactly at the top of the meniscus.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By yuppiecruncher
Gravity Reading Mystery

Hi all, brand-noob here.

I just started brewing in December (got a kit for xmas) and had 1 successful batch from that. I graduated to a Hefeweizen next and now i'm fermenting a Dunkelweizen....
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