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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2013, 01:24 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
.4 lbs of sugar in 5 gallons of beer will...

.4 lbs of sugar in 5 gallons of beer will generate 12.5 gallons of CO2. The sugar amounts to 18 gravity points and increases the beer gravity by 3.6 ppg. A 1.048 OG and 1.012 FG beer will produce 125...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2013, 01:02 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
Priming Sugar Calculator...

Priming Sugar Calculator (http://www.northernbrewer.com/priming-sugar-calculator/)

You can prime with brown sugar. It will affect the flavor. I think you should brew the kit recipe as it was...
Forum: For Sale 03-04-2013, 08:16 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
Sorry, they are gone now.

Sorry, they are gone now.
Forum: For Sale 02-26-2013, 09:43 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
~30 12oz bottles: Free to a good home

I have about 30 bottles. I'm located in Berlin, NJ. I'm getting rid of some 12oz bottles per SWMBO. Figured I would ask if anyone wanted to pick them up before they get recycled.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-07-2013, 12:08 PM
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Views: 460
Posted By ludomonster
Yes

Yes
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-06-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,213
Posted By ludomonster
Most of my beers are around $30 - 40 per brew and...

Most of my beers are around $30 - 40 per brew and they are partial mash recipes. You can get LME for under $2.50/lb by buying in bulk.

Some brewers on this board are hitting $10/batch for pale...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-06-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,950
Posted By ludomonster
Hiking is pretty cheap. The entry cost is $0....

Hiking is pretty cheap. The entry cost is $0. Generally, you don't need anything other than things you already have. Outings usually run at the cost of gas and food.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-06-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By ludomonster
1) This is a controverial topic. Many BIAB...

1) This is a controverial topic. Many BIAB brewers suggest squeezing as much as you can. Others eschew it. You also shouldn't expect sparging to get all of the fermentables out of the grain. Sparging...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-05-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By ludomonster
It dissolves eventually, but I would not say that...

It dissolves eventually, but I would not say that it dissolves well. Pourng it into wort makes it clump up in large rocks and it takes some stirring to help it dissolve.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-04-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By ludomonster
I just dunk the open corner in the wort to get...

I just dunk the open corner in the wort to get the clumps off the bag.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-28-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By ludomonster
You could be scorching the extract. If your boil...

You could be scorching the extract. If your boil is too vigorous, you can heat the extract at the bottom of the kettle before it dissolves to temperatures high enough to darken the beer and cause...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ludomonster
For a beer like that, I've added 1/4lb of honey...

For a beer like that, I've added 1/4lb of honey malt and 1/2lb honey and have been satisfied with the result. I'm not strict on color, though. Here's my wheat beer. From the looks, it seemed light...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2013, 12:36 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
The honey will pasteurize within seconds of...

The honey will pasteurize within seconds of adding it to the wort. It taks about 15-30 seconds to pasteurize at ~175F. The honey itself may already be pasteurized. For future reference, your risk is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-16-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ludomonster
This also applies to extract. For your recipes...

This also applies to extract. For your recipes that use honey (but you want to stop using it), you will want to maintain the dryness that you get from the honey, substitute other adjuncts such as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-15-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By ludomonster
I don't cold crash, but I've read recommendations...

I don't cold crash, but I've read recommendations of doing it for up to a week. You should notice the beer is clearer when it's done. You may need to take a sample in a glass to observe it.

You...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-15-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By ludomonster
Copper surfaces kill pathogens within a few...

Copper surfaces kill pathogens within a few minutes without the aid of sanitizers. You would just need to rinse any gunk out.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-15-2013, 01:53 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
Boil in two vessels, of course!

Boil in two vessels, of course!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-15-2013, 01:50 PM
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Posted By ludomonster
You can get a tube that fits into the fermenter...

You can get a tube that fits into the fermenter and direct the other end into a bowl of starsan. This is a blowoff tube. It only takes one event like this to get a brewer to switch to a blowoff tube...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By ludomonster
It's doable. One concern I would have is the...

It's doable. One concern I would have is the accuracy of your scale. Many 5-gallon beers use measurements to the tenth of an ounce of hops. Some brewers care more about it than others, but to do...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-09-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By ludomonster
By adding cherries, you make it a fruit beer. ...

By adding cherries, you make it a fruit beer.

Have you made this beer witrhout the fruit before? It might be useful to brew the beer as is. When it's done, add some cherries to a pint of it until...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-09-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By ludomonster
It doesn't matter where the chiller is or what...

It doesn't matter where the chiller is or what position it is in if you create a siphon. You would only need to worry about the kettle being higher than the fermenter.

To clean it, just run water...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-08-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,447
Posted By ludomonster
I've made pancakes from a dunkelweizen. It really...

I've made pancakes from a dunkelweizen. It really brought out the banana esters.

I've also had some mishaps. I tried thinning out a bechamel with the dunkels, but that didn't go well.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-07-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By ludomonster
You would have to brew a high gravity beer that's...

You would have to brew a high gravity beer that's also big in every other aspect. Soda comes concentrated. Those machines dilute the soda to the apprpriate drinking concentration. Similarly, you...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-07-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By ludomonster
This book is one of the books that the BJCP...

This book is one of the books that the BJCP recommends that people aspiring to be judges read. It provides a bit more description of the style than the BJCP Style Guidelines and has good information...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-04-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By ludomonster
If these brown ales, stouts, and porters are all...

If these brown ales, stouts, and porters are all American style beers, you can stick to just one strain.
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