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Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-29-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By SwampassJ
You need slightly less (~0.2 ounces per 5 gallon)...

You need slightly less (~0.2 ounces per 5 gallon) table sugar than corn sugar for the same volume of CO2 production.


You mentioned NB saying it should mature for up to a year. Was this an...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-29-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By SwampassJ
Wait until you get WLP002 into a 5 gallon volume,...

Wait until you get WLP002 into a 5 gallon volume, it's like watching a lava lamp full of cottage cheese.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-03-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By SwampassJ
Sounds like I'll have to give them a try when I...

Sounds like I'll have to give them a try when I get back into the English beer mood. How do you think they would play in something like a porter?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-29-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,386
Posted By SwampassJ
You're right. My taste buds telling me I don't...

You're right. My taste buds telling me I don't like Nottingham in anything is my fault for not liking it's taste.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-27-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,729
Posted By SwampassJ
Is it wrong of me to crave Modelo Especial on an...

Is it wrong of me to crave Modelo Especial on an American holiday? If so I vote SN Summerfest. My favorite Summer beer and favorite SN beer. (I know not adjunct)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-26-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 151,096
Posted By SwampassJ
BA will call anything high alcohol, high hopped,...

BA will call anything high alcohol, high hopped, hard to get or herb infused good. Make it a one day release every 3 years and it will be in the 95% or better club.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By SwampassJ
How old was the yeast? Do you remember the date...

How old was the yeast? Do you remember the date from the package? Can you get another packet and try pitching that in? What was the recipe? How much malt and what and how much steeping grains?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By SwampassJ
You'll end up blowing out of the airlock on every...

You'll end up blowing out of the airlock on every batch. You'll want at least a 6 gallon carboy or a 6.5 gallon bucket for a 5 gallon batch. Even then there is still a risk of the krausen blowing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By SwampassJ
Are you using a refractometer or a hydrometer? ...

Are you using a refractometer or a hydrometer? If a hydrometer have you checked it in water to see if it reads at or damn near close to zero at 60ish degrees?

What kind of yeast did you use? ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
I don't know about the Guinness one. Last time I...

I don't know about the Guinness one. Last time I told someone to not drink it if they didn't like it they commented on over 40 of my posts calling me derogatory names. Some people take their...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
Had two other posters that had it but the posts...

Had two other posters that had it but the posts have either been modified or removed.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-25-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By SwampassJ
A lot of the lager yeast are very temperamental...

A lot of the lager yeast are very temperamental out of their recommended range. Think lots of sulfur and fruity esters. Safale's website says 34/70 is recommended between 9C and 15C (48-59F) so...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
Now it's gone to the next level. "Oh you...

Now it's gone to the next level. "Oh you probably never heard of them." And then when you have heard of them they feel upset that they aren't the only ones to know about them.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
And then you buy out all of your competitors, the...

And then you buy out all of your competitors, the distributor and reduce your product to 4% alcohol and charge the same price.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
If the RR are like Cigar City you may get beers...

If the RR are like Cigar City you may get beers named after you. (110K+OT)
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-24-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,536
Posted By SwampassJ
How to spot a single guy. No dust ruffle, no...

How to spot a single guy. No dust ruffle, no shams, no 40512 pillows and no shoe rack under the bed for extra shoe storage. I miss those days.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-24-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
I don't know about the rest of you but I...

I don't know about the rest of you but I personally only rent it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-24-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
The members here do a pretty good job at beating...

The members here do a pretty good job at beating the EACs upside the head.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,095
Posted By SwampassJ
Rich in Vitamin R.

Rich in Vitamin R.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-24-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,536
Posted By SwampassJ
Still have any left? :mug:

Still have any left? :mug:
Forum: Company Reviews 05-24-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,745
Posted By SwampassJ
These aren't the droids you are looking for.

These aren't the droids you are looking for.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-24-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 151,096
Posted By SwampassJ
After sitting through my brother in laws high...

After sitting through my brother in laws high school graduation (congrats to him for doing it in 5 years) for 3 hours, then spending 45 minutes getting out of the parking lot I needed a beer. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-22-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,401
Posted By SwampassJ
If I mash at 152 with Vienna and wheat only and...

If I mash at 152 with Vienna and wheat only and no crystal/dextrin or any roasted malts I get about the same attenuation. S05 is a beast. Try a higher mash at 156 or some crystal malt. Or you can...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-22-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,025
Posted By SwampassJ
Correct. You could use any base malt in the...

Correct. You could use any base malt in the partial mash. If you really want to try adding some really nice flavors to a pale ale do a partial mash of some Vienna or Munich. It also gives you a...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-22-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By SwampassJ
the dms pre-cursors are in the malt already. You...

the dms pre-cursors are in the malt already. You want to boil the piss out of Pilsner malt because they have more potential to taste like creamed corn than say Marris Otter because of the...
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