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Forum: Introductions 08-31-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By sikkingj
Welcome! I'm local to the area (DC), we've...

Welcome!

I'm local to the area (DC), we've got a burgeoning brew scene and a number if local clubs that will introduce you other beer hobbiest and the beers they are brewing. I think NOVA has a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-31-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By sikkingj
The refurbished mac is a great deal -...

The refurbished mac is a great deal - http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/specialdeals/mac

Buying a mac off criag's list is even a better deal, but you need to know what you are buying...
Forum: Group Buys 08-30-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 174
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Posted By sikkingj
Grain Order

Long time lurker, finally able to organize and get my order in the next group buy.

This is my first time using Castle does anyone one have a preference between Chateau or Weyermann? Likewise any...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-18-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sikkingj
FermControl-S, olive oil or attach a big blow...

FermControl-S, olive oil or attach a big blow tube and bucket. I've used all three methods...


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-14-2014, 11:10 PM
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Posted By sikkingj
I've left my starters cold crashing for a week. ...

I've left my starters cold crashing for a week. When it it time to pitch, decant and then put your starter back on the stir plate for 10 or 15 minutes to get your yeast back in suspension, otherwise...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-14-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sikkingj
I use some pin lock kegs to ferment in, I remove...

I use some pin lock kegs to ferment in, I remove the gas in tube and clamp a blowoff tube to it - they work great! Strong, easy to move about, dry hop/ additives and easy to clean.


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-14-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By sikkingj
As paper airplane said, give the yeast some time...

As paper airplane said, give the yeast some time to do its magic- 3-4 weeks in the primary sounds about right, the rack and dry hop for a week.


Note: you can speed this process up by taking...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-05-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,259
Posted By sikkingj
Brew at night and/or break the brew day up. I...

Brew at night and/or break the brew day up. I BIAB because it is quicker and No Chill because it gives me a break in the brewing process, sometimes I mash a really long time because I get called...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-05-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sikkingj
Just kegged 5 gallons using Krolsh 2565 and 5...

Just kegged 5 gallons using Krolsh 2565 and 5 gallons of safel us05 - I'm curious to the differences in the flavor profiles as I used the same wort.


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By sikkingj
I would recommend that you let your starter go...

I would recommend that you let your starter go for about three days. When I use older yeast (6+ months) I need to let my starters ride for about 5 days.


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-01-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sikkingj
What ever happened with your experiment? I'm...

What ever happened with your experiment? I'm making a WLP001 yeaste starter for a 10-gallon batch of BM's Three Crops...


-John
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 07-29-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2,109
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Posted By sikkingj
Boil more, if you have not added the yeast you...

Boil more, if you have not added the yeast you can continue to boil if down...


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Forum: BIAB Brewing 07-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By sikkingj
Try a Kate the Great clone - pitch a large...

Try a Kate the Great clone - pitch a large healthy starter and let it ride in the primary for the entire period. You may want to try oak-ing it as well, since you have the time (I.e., pitch the oak...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-12-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By sikkingj
Congratulations! That is a mighty fine...

Congratulations!

That is a mighty fine looking rig, let us know what your maiden beer will be.


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Forum: For Sale 07-11-2014, 01:47 PM
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District of Columbia Open Box Sale for Thermapens ($74)
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Open Box Sale for Thermapens ($74)

It happens every once and a while, this is how I got my thermapen - $74 for an open box item. I've had mine for about 6-months with no problems.
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Forum: BIAB Brewing 07-09-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,002
Posted By sikkingj
Short answer, unmilled grains are good for about...

Short answer, unmilled grains are good for about a year, milled grains for about 4-6 months. I have use them (both milled and unmilled) after the year date, but expect lower efficiencies and...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 07-09-2014, 02:00 AM
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Views: 339,618
Posted By sikkingj
See post 1 - traditional formulation ...

See post 1 - traditional formulation


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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-15-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By sikkingj
:) Sent from my iPad using Home Brelm?l...

:)


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-13-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,389
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Posted By sikkingj
It depends on how you wash. If you make a starter...

It depends on how you wash. If you make a starter and split it, previous to it fermenting your 5 gallons of beer, my understanding is that this is a 0 generation yeast batch and therefore...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,852
Posted By sikkingj
Solid AIPA

I just brewed the kit from MB (circa 2014) and I have to say it is a winner. It is not a 14 day grain to glass brew, but none of my brews are. I let the yeast work for a month and then pitched the...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-30-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By sikkingj
+1 on Relax And Have A Homebrew, because I am...

+1 on Relax And Have A Homebrew, because I am slothful, I let my beers ride a month in the primary, dry hop, flavor as required, keg, force carb and drink - say 4-5 weeks grain to glass. The beers...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-28-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,563
Posted By sikkingj
I've got to second the JSP. I absolutely love the...

I've got to second the JSP. I absolutely love the mill (both end adjustable - I BIAB so need to tighten it down). I build my own mount and hopper - PITA, but completely do-able.


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Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-24-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By sikkingj
If grain conversion is a function of how finely...

If grain conversion is a function of how finely the grains are milled, that should provide another BIAB bonus - as we can mill the grain to dust in comparison with the three tier folks.

I guess...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-23-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sikkingj
+1 to the No Chill. All I would add is to...

+1 to the No Chill.

All I would add is to use a healthy and large starter to out compete any potential bacteria.


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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 04-20-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By sikkingj
;) Sent from my iPad using Home Brelm?l...

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