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 Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-02-2012, 05:40 AM Replies: 22 Views: 2,776 Posted By agusus http://www.amazon.com/Oregon-Fruit-Pitted-Cherries... http://www.amazon.com/Oregon-Fruit-Pitted-Cherries-14-5-Ounce/dp/B000I6625I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1343886008&sr=8-1&keywords=oregon+tart+cherries Just ordered some of those for my kriek.
 12-23-2011, 04:31 AM Replies: 18 Views: 2,314 Posted By agusus No, it is not. No, it is not.
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-14-2011, 04:11 PM Replies: 14 Views: 2,102 Posted By agusus That's a good question. I checked some of the... That's a good question. I checked some of the others and here are the divergences: 13th = 0.6% ABV 9th = 1.3% (1.079->1.010 = 9.1% but they say 7.8%, on an imperial wheat) 8th = 0.1% 7th =...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-12-2011, 03:25 PM Replies: 14 Views: 2,102 Posted By agusus http://www.amazon.com/Craft-Stone-Brewing-Co-Unaba... http://www.amazon.com/Craft-Stone-Brewing-Co-Unabashed/dp/1607740559/ For big fans of Stone it's a must have. Makes a good coffee table book too. (though I still recommend reading parts of it -...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2011, 06:02 PM Replies: 14 Views: 2,102 Posted By agusus But it is mostly a function of the change in... But it is mostly a function of the change in original density to final density isn't it? My impression was that ABV calculated from OG/FG might have say a 1-5% deviation from a lab test of alcohol...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2011, 03:50 PM Replies: 14 Views: 2,102 Posted By agusus Mistake in The Craft of Stone Brewing Hi, So I purchased the new Stone brewery book. It's great! But there seems to be a mistake in the recipe for their 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout. The beer was 9.2% ABV (stated...
 Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-17-2011, 04:33 AM Replies: 7 Views: 1,468 Posted By agusus Hey, how did this turn out? Can you post an... Hey, how did this turn out? Can you post an update? Do you still use the barrel? I'm thinking of buying a 5g barrel too, and using it initially for strong beers like stouts, barleywine, then...
 Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-11-2011, 09:13 PM Replies: 7 Views: 2,140 Posted By agusus Cool, thanks! By the way, I found a... Cool, thanks! By the way, I found a user-submitted image on Amazon where a guy is using the fountain pump to chill his wort: ...
 Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-11-2011, 06:55 PM Replies: 7 Views: 2,140 Posted By agusus Hi mjohnson - if you're still around, I'd like to... Hi mjohnson - if you're still around, I'd like to hear more about your aquarium pump solution. Was the pressure / flow rate good enough that you still get quick cooling? It seems like a pump would...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-08-2011, 03:55 AM Replies: 20 Views: 4,466 Posted By agusus Ok... I don't have any teflon tape. I wish they... Ok... I don't have any teflon tape. I wish they would say that on websites that are selling these brewpots. I doubt many people know they need to leak test the pot with hot water several days before...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-08-2011, 03:36 AM Replies: 20 Views: 4,466 Posted By agusus New brew pot spigot is leaking So I was all excited for the first brew with my new 9 gallon brew pot, and had the mash water at strike temp in it, when I noticed it's leaking from the spigot. It's coming from the threaded "close...
 03-17-2011, 06:07 PM Replies: 16 Views: 5,214 Posted By agusus Ah, thanks for the picture. I brew in my kitchen... Ah, thanks for the picture. I brew in my kitchen and my counters are about 1 foot higher than the top of my carboy, so I was imagining trying to shoot the wort out of the spigot and somehow have it...
 03-17-2011, 04:36 PM Replies: 16 Views: 5,214 Posted By agusus Ok... so I could run off the wort through the... Ok... so I could run off the wort through the spigot straight into a carboy with funnel? How would I do that? The picture shows that the spigot is parallel to the ground - 90 degree angle off the...
 03-17-2011, 07:11 AM Replies: 16 Views: 5,214 Posted By agusus What's the benefit of a spigot on your brew pot? I'm thinking of upgrading from my 5g brew pot to a 9g one. Like this one: http://www.homebrewing.org/ONE-WELD-9-Gallon-Stainless-Steel-pot-_p_1683.html I've brewed 50+ batches, but I'm not...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 08:44 PM Replies: 11 Views: 2,191 Posted By agusus Yup, it came out fine. I guess the weird... Yup, it came out fine. I guess the weird difference was due to a temperature gradient most likely.
 Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-23-2010, 11:20 PM Replies: 397 Views: 107,240 Posted By agusus Hmm, weird. I don't know how it's happening then.... Hmm, weird. I don't know how it's happening then. I screw the tap-a-draft on very tightly, and I don't hear any air escaping from it.
 Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-23-2010, 10:21 PM Replies: 397 Views: 107,240 Posted By agusus Just want to add my first impressions, after... Just want to add my first impressions, after using a Tap-a-draft for about 2 months now for 3-4 bottles. - I get severe oxidation after 7 days on tap. I don't know why, because it doesn't seem...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-15-2009, 02:03 AM Replies: 38 Views: 22,350 Posted By agusus I think you may be overestimating the number of... I think you may be overestimating the number of reasons you think AG gives you more control. I do both extract and AG, plus partial mash. Let's look at each item you claim AG gives you more control...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2009, 01:47 AM Replies: 17 Views: 1,856 Posted By agusus Ok, thanks for the replies, so it sounds like... Ok, thanks for the replies, so it sounds like it's basically a personal preference. Kind of like how some people like to do a secondary and some people don't. Some people do it because it just...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-10-2009, 12:47 AM Replies: 17 Views: 1,856 Posted By agusus Why do people whirlpool I've been reading up on whirlpooling and have done a number of searches on HBT... but none of the threads have seemed to answer the question of why I would want to whirlpool, as a homebrewer? For a...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-30-2009, 07:48 PM Replies: 12 Views: 1,031 Posted By agusus I was visiting Portland this weekend and was... I was visiting Portland this weekend and was disappointed several of the breweries I was going to visit closed up on Saturday evening when the warning came out. The Deschutes and Bridgeport taphouses...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-26-2009, 04:06 AM Replies: 9 Views: 1,461 Posted By agusus That's awesome. This is a genius idea to make... That's awesome. This is a genius idea to make homebrewing more accessible. Those are really good, reasonable prices too. They're selling Wyeast yeast for \$6, cheaper than the \$7.50 my LHBSs sell...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2009, 09:25 PM Replies: 18 Views: 828 Posted By agusus "cardboard-like" is a classic description of... "cardboard-like" is a classic description of oxidized beer. http://www.howtobrew.com/section4/chapter21-2.html Blandness as you've put it could also be similar to that. Try leaving one of your...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2009, 09:21 PM Replies: 18 Views: 828 Posted By agusus How many batches have you done? You said you've... How many batches have you done? You said you've been brewing for a year, but many people have very different brewing frequencies. If you've done only 4 or 5 batches then I'd say it's too early to...
 Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2009, 06:55 PM Replies: 18 Views: 828 Posted By agusus Those gravity numbers are way off. AB should be... Those gravity numbers are way off. AB should be about 1.074 OG, 1.018 FG. So maybe your problem has been that you're missing target gravities on your mash and as a result are getting watery,...
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