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Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-07-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rcreveli
Debating Electric Vs Propane in a Townhouse Brewery

Hey all,

For the last year I've been doing partial boil extracts in my kitchen, my goal this year is to go AG and I'm trying to decide how to invest my limited budget.

I live in a end unit...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rcreveli
I figured that out when I got home on both...

I figured that out when I got home on both counts. Next time I'll do what I usually do buy raw ingredients and use a recipe I trust
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rcreveli
FYI It is 5 gallons & I do plan on dry hopping,...

FYI It is 5 gallons & I do plan on dry hopping, Should I use pellets or whole hops?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rcreveli
I was looking for about 7% ABV and 60+ IBU I...

I was looking for about 7% ABV and 60+ IBU I figured with it being an IPA You would need the malt sweetness to balance the hops. As for the sugar that, was just to push it that last little bit to 7%
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rcreveli
LHBS Homemade Kits

I'm not a big user of kits but, I was looking to brew my first Hop forward beer and I thought I would do an IPA for a friend as opposed to the porters I drink. I asked the LHBS what they would...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,420
Posted By rcreveli
I had a photography instructor who told us all to...

I had a photography instructor who told us all to look at 10,000 pictures before submitting a portfolio for review. In his book "Outliers" Malcolm Gladwell postulates that it takes about 10,000 hours...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-30-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,928
Posted By rcreveli
You can try here...

You can try here (http://www.webstaurantstore.com/fourth1005/products/stainless-steel-stockpots.html). This company runs a lot of restaurant related businesses here in central PA and I've had a great...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By rcreveli
My goal with the oak cubes was the same as I have...

My goal with the oak cubes was the same as I have with salt in food. I didn't want overpowering oak flavor but I wanted something to be missing if the oak was gone. I left a few bottles unoaked and I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,139
Posted By rcreveli
I just put two Tbsp. in the boil, I figure I can...

I just put two Tbsp. in the boil, I figure I can always throw some more into secondary.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By rcreveli
Oops I forgot the Malodextrin

So I bought the brewers best pumpkin spice porter yesterday and brewed it today.

The kit comes with 6.6#'s of Porter (Dark LME) extract and 8oz's of Malodextrin.

I added 3.3#'s of pilsen LME...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By rcreveli
Most of the flavor compounds your after in a...

Most of the flavor compounds your after in a vanilla bean are alcohol soluble. This why pure vanilla extract has alcohol in it. I just posted this in another thread, here's what I put into my Vanilla...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By rcreveli
Just a suggestion, rather than extract you can...

Just a suggestion, rather than extract you can soak the vanilla beans in the bourbon. Here's my notes from my Vanilla Bourbon Porter below.


Racked to secondary onto 16 oz of burbon
8oz's of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-10-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,139
Posted By rcreveli
Spiced Porter

So I was at the LHBS minding my own business when I was attacked by a brewers best pumpkin spice porter kit. Well I subdued it and brought it home. I don't use kits and I've only made 1 kit so I have...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-26-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2,748
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Posted By rcreveli
Found a 10G cooler on craigslist the other day...

Found a 10G cooler on craigslist the other day and I picked up the HW at lowes tonight. Looking 1 step closer to AG
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-25-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By rcreveli
Got me a Mashtun

1 more piece of gear closer to going AG. I picked up a 10 gallon Igloo beverage cooler (Never used) from craigslist today for $25.00
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-23-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By rcreveli
Getting ready to do an all grain batch looking for a burner

I have 3 or 4 beers I want to brew this year and I am on tight budget. I have almost everything I need to do AG except a burner. I do however have a lowes gift card unfortunately the only turkey...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-05-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By rcreveli
I got a great deal on bottles 4.5 cases (2cases...

I got a great deal on bottles 4.5 cases (2cases still with homebrew in them) and I just found a really nice lawnmower for $75.00
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-01-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,902
Posted By rcreveli
My porter finished a 1.011 which is a little low...

My porter finished a 1.011 which is a little low but according to BTP 1.016 is about as high as you want. I've learned the best thing I can do with my beer is forget about it. I have to put iCal...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,653
Posted By rcreveli
Fermentation creates a layer of Co2 in the...

Fermentation creates a layer of Co2 in the bucket, since it's heavier than air, no air can get in. Also the cherries look fine to me, maybe slightly macerated, they've been soaking in a low level...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By rcreveli
FYI my volume came from Denny Conn who used 10ml...

FYI my volume came from Denny Conn who used 10ml per pint so you can math it from that.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By rcreveli
I haven't played with water chem much but I know...

I haven't played with water chem much but I know Lancaster has hard water with a lot of Ca. Apparently the German immigrants were big fans of the water here.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-26-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By rcreveli
I started with 16oz of bourbon I had three...

I started with 16oz of bourbon I had three Vanilla beans and 1 oz of oak cubes in it for the about 2-2.5 weeks. I then Strained out the solids and added them into the secondary and I believe I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-25-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By rcreveli
Ego boost

This weekend I served some of my just ready Vanilla Bourbon Porter to family, friends and neighbors, I'm used to polite encouragement and comments but I really think they were blown away.

There...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 07-18-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,468
Posted By rcreveli
With all the suggestions here I'm going to end up...

With all the suggestions here I'm going to end up brewing based what label I want to make next :)
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 07-14-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,468
Posted By rcreveli
I was leaning toward Sontoran Stout but, my mind...

I was leaning toward Sontoran Stout but, my mind could be changed :)
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