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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-31-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By D-Ring
Like the others have said, dry is way more...

Like the others have said, dry is way more convenient. However, it comes down to the flavor profile you want. Try making the same batch twice. One time use US-05. The next time use Wyeast 1056 (...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By D-Ring
Nothing can suck the wind out of your sail like a...

Nothing can suck the wind out of your sail like a bad batch. Two in a row leads to depression.

However, like golf, a good brings you back for more.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-29-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 87,418
Posted By D-Ring
WHY did I have to find this thread? I'm hooked....

WHY did I have to find this thread? I'm hooked. I guess the upside is I have a new project:)
Forum: General Techniques 01-07-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,720
Posted By D-Ring
I do the same thing with a trouble light in the...

I do the same thing with a trouble light in the bottom of my kegerator, which is in my porch, in Minnesota.
Forum: Brewing Software 01-07-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By D-Ring
+2 for Brew Alchemy. I have been using it for 2...

+2 for Brew Alchemy. I have been using it for 2 years along with the iphone version for brew day. I put my numbers from brew day into my phone, then syncing the two is very easy.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-28-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,951
Posted By D-Ring
How did it turn out?

How did it turn out?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-16-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By D-Ring
Don't get too complicated with it at first. Just...

Don't get too complicated with it at first. Just do it, experience will show you how easy it is. Save the hard stuff for when you have a solid grasp of what you are doing.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-05-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,801
Posted By D-Ring
I lived in Woodbridge for 2 years, what a great...

I lived in Woodbridge for 2 years, what a great place. What's the name of the pub with the good food, the Horse and Groom?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-02-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By D-Ring
I have found that 90% of my ales take 6 weeks to...

I have found that 90% of my ales take 6 weeks to mature regardless of where they are stored. 4 weeks in the primary, or 2 weeks in primary and 2 weeks in secondary; both followed by 2 weeks of force...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-02-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,801
Posted By D-Ring
IMHO, your yeast selection will be your biggest...

IMHO, your yeast selection will be your biggest driver in the flavor of your bitter. I am currently trying a different yeast everytime I make my bitter, and they all turn out different. I use Kent...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-01-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By D-Ring
Personally, I followed the start small and slowly...

Personally, I followed the start small and slowly let the obsession take over. I was the typical "AG seems like too much work", now I'll never go back to extract. I said "I'll never do 10 gallon...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-05-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By D-Ring
Esb

Esb
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-05-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By D-Ring
I have started smacking my packs :) the night...

I have started smacking my packs :) the night before, that way they are swollen completely the next morning thus ensuring viability. Also, make sure you check the batch date. I went to my LHBS and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-23-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By D-Ring
That much Crystal AND Munich might turn out a bit...

That much Crystal AND Munich might turn out a bit carmally.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-20-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By D-Ring
I always have 2 qts of water in the fridge. I...

I always have 2 qts of water in the fridge. I have found that it is easier to cool my mash down by dumping in cold water rather than heating it up by adding boiling water.
Forum: DIY Projects 09-15-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By D-Ring
I use to install and repair vinyl horse fences. ...

I use to install and repair vinyl horse fences. Unless you have your temperature below negative 10 to -20F, you should have no problem with strength issues(depending on where you get your...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-15-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By D-Ring
Garbage in, garbage out.

Garbage in, garbage out.
Forum: Brewing Software 09-11-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,457
Posted By D-Ring
+2 on beer alchemy

+2 on beer alchemy
Forum: Brewing Software 08-31-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Posted By D-Ring
Cool, I've been looking for something like this. ...

Cool, I've been looking for something like this. I hope it works.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-26-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,706
Posted By D-Ring
Or -20F

Or -20F
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-24-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By D-Ring
Gremlyn, Remember on a different thread I told...

Gremlyn,
Remember on a different thread I told you I had the same mix? She did the same thing to a couch! Actually it was a bit worse, she tore almost the entire arm off. That is why we ended up...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-23-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By D-Ring
You're screwed! ba dumb bump. I'm sorry, I...

You're screwed! ba dumb bump. I'm sorry, I couldn't help myself.
Forum: General Techniques 08-13-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,068
Posted By D-Ring
I personally found out that as time went on, and...

I personally found out that as time went on, and more batches brewed, sanitization (in particular cleaning) became more important, i.e. soaking EVERYTHING in B-Brite/Oxi-free. After 35 batches I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-10-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,692
Posted By D-Ring
I find that it has a bit more of the "biscuity"...

I find that it has a bit more of the "biscuity" flavor.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-10-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By D-Ring
FWIW, I use a 10 gallon kettle which has turned...

FWIW, I use a 10 gallon kettle which has turned out nice for the occasional 90 minute boils, which for me, require 8 gallons of liquid.
1.5 gallon boil off
1 gallon of trub loss during siphoning...
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