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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-28-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Irisndfan2
Tobacco/Burnt flavor in Robust Porter

Looking to brew a Robust Porter and I've had several that give me this almost tobacco/burnt flavor that I absolutely love(greenman porter out of Asheville is an example).

What malt would you...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-29-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Irisndfan2
Thanks for the response! I used WLP400. ...

Thanks for the response!

I used WLP400.

Unfortunately I have been pretty lazy on gravity readings so I can't really check it....

I think I will let it sit a few more days and keg it. I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-29-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Irisndfan2
Belgian White, krausen still present after 2 weeks?

Hello,

I brewed a Belgian white two weeks ago and there is still heavy krausen floating at the top.

I have been fermenting in the low 70's during the day, and it probably falls into the upper...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-26-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Irisndfan2
Thank you! All of this makes sense. I am going to...

Thank you! All of this makes sense. I am going to purchase a bottle and decipher what I am tasting.

I figured the Chinook was for bittering. Also need to taste it to try and figure out the grain...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-26-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Irisndfan2
Creating your own Clone?

So our homebrew club is doing a Highland Brewing Co. clone competition.

I am going to clone their Oatmeal Porter. Normally when I do clones I usually find a recipe online, however this time I want...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-14-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Irisndfan2
Whole Leaf Hops at Flameout question.

I used 2.5 oz of Simcoe whole leaf Hops at 0 minutes.

My question is,

Do I want to include the whole leaf hops when I transfer the wort to the fermenter? or should I filter the leafs out?
...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-04-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Irisndfan2
So if I am making a 5 gallon batch, as long as I...

So if I am making a 5 gallon batch, as long as I seal the bucket with a lid and air lock, I can let it sit just as I let beer sit?

Just not trying to buy a 5 gallon glass carboy if I don't need...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-04-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Irisndfan2
Wine Making newb questions

Hello all,

Been brewing beer for a few years now and I want to try making a wine.

Have a quick question.

All the sites that explain the process always say to rack to Glass jugs(carboys)....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Irisndfan2
Anyone have experience using bananas??

So my latest brew a black IPA didn't turn out very good at all..... Didn't even turn out black lol

So I decided I am going to brew again this weekend. My keggorator is starving for a good beer.
...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-20-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By Irisndfan2
Have a homebrew keg set up, What do I need to put commercial beers on tap?

So i have a ball lock system setup for 5 gallon homebrew kegs. I want to get a commercial keg while I wait for my beers to ferment.

My question is what kind of attachments do I need to purchase...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-16-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Irisndfan2
Kegging less than 5 gallons question

I have about 4 and 1/2 gallons in my first keg. First question is will it take less time to carb up just right? or will that not make much of a difference. I was going to test it at 3 days and see if...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-16-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Irisndfan2
thanks for the responses, I checked this morning...

thanks for the responses, I checked this morning and its still on 20 psi so I don't have a leak it seems.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-16-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Irisndfan2
Possible Leak?

So I just finished kegging my first beer!! I have the PSI set to 20. I checked on it about 20 minutes into carbonating and the PSI guage has dropped to around 19-18.

Could I potentially have a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Irisndfan2
thanks for the responese!h

thanks for the responese!h
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-11-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Irisndfan2
Wyeast Smack Pack Arrived Inflated, Help!

So my wyeast smack pack arrived in the mail today inflated. The nutrient pack on the inside seemed to no be broken, but the whole packaged has swelled up. I was planning on brewing Thursday, am I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-28-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Irisndfan2
nah its been the bottle less than a week. Im...

nah its been the bottle less than a week. Im leaving it at room temp for 3-4 weeks and then I was going to throw it in the cellar for a while.

Should I just continue to leave it at room temp?? and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-28-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Irisndfan2
Aging a Chocolate Stout, not imperial

So I was thinking of dropping my chocolate stout into my basement after 4 weeks at room temperture. My basement should be between 50-65 degrees.

This is not an imperial stout, the abv was right...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-21-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Irisndfan2
some other info, They have been left at room temp...

some other info, They have been left at room temp (70F) for the entire three weeks. There was one day where our AC kicked out for a couple hours, but theres no way it even hit 80 F
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-21-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Irisndfan2
residual cleaner? as in what I use to santize...

residual cleaner? as in what I use to santize with?? I use starsan???
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-21-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Irisndfan2
Bottle Carbonation Problem

So my Hefe is 3 weeks in the bottle. I had one at 10 days in with very nice head and the carbonation was decent, obviously not quite there.

Well I have since had a couple here and there. of the 6...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-14-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Irisndfan2
Thanks for the information. Now when the...

Thanks for the information.

Now when the kegs arrive, do I need to "homebrew" Rig them in anyway?

and how what is the correct way to clean each keg after each use?? I was planning on using...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-14-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Irisndfan2
Help, First Time Kegger

So I am thinking of purchasing this kit:

http://stores.kegconnection.com/Detail.bok?no=467

And upgrading with 2 525SS Perlick Faucets, as well as buying two ball Lock Kegs and the 5lb. CO2...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Irisndfan2
no room dude, i poured it in the bucket already...

no room dude, i poured it in the bucket already eeeeekkk
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-28-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Irisndfan2
Wort wont cool, what should I do?

been waiting an hour for the wort to cool down to below 80. Its been at 130 for an hour. I unfortunately do not have a wort chiller and I didnt have an ice bath. Just topped off the 2.5 gallons of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-14-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Irisndfan2
ok good looks, thanks. Think im going to...

ok good looks, thanks.

Think im going to back off on the dry hopping, ive dryhopped with one ounce only with no problems, this was my first time with 2 ounces.

thanks again, hopefully it...
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