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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-14-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By BierMuncher
Step one to making jello is "cook" gelatin in hot...

Step one to making jello is "cook" gelatin in hot water until dissolved.
Step two to making jello is to chill said mixture.

Pouring one cup of dissolved gelatin into a 36 degree keg is like step...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By BierMuncher
In order to maximize the effectiveness of...

In order to maximize the effectiveness of gelatin:


Mix one Tbsp per 5 gallons of beer in about 4 ounces of cool water.
Allow the gelatin to hydrate and "bloom" for a few minutes.
Place over...
Forum: American Ale 04-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 106,931
Posted By BierMuncher
Yeah. You're fine. I have 1 and 2 year old hops...

Yeah. You're fine. I have 1 and 2 year old hops vacuum sealed and in the chiller. I use them all the time. Heat, humidity and sunlight are your foes when it comes to preserving hops.
Forum: Brewing Software 03-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By BierMuncher
The yeast strain used is only one part of the...

The yeast strain used is only one part of the attentuation formula. Take a highly attenuating yeast like Notty, then do a 160 degree mash rest at 40 minutes, and that high temp/short rest will...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 21,401
Posted By BierMuncher
I don't think the question is quality so much as...

I don't think the question is quality so much as style. A well crafted Mild is a relatively light grain bill and light on the Hops budget. It can be brewed to medal standards and still be extremely...
Forum: India Pale Ale 03-18-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 163,134
Posted By BierMuncher
This beer bottle conditions very well. Just make...

This beer bottle conditions very well. Just make sure you are at terminal final gravety for a good 2 weeks to allow residdual sugars to dry out.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-07-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 68,260
Posted By BierMuncher
Looks just fine to me. There are enough adjuncts...

Looks just fine to me. There are enough adjuncts in this recipe that stuff is going to float. And it will not always look so nice. :mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 94,425
Posted By BierMuncher
I have about 20 in a milk crate in the back...

I have about 20 in a milk crate in the back corner of my brewshop. The dust is sufficiently thick that I think I might chill one or three and see what happens. :drunk:
Forum: DIY Projects 01-30-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 34,635
Posted By BierMuncher
Obviously a good topic. Not one to close a thread...

Obviously a good topic. Not one to close a thread unless absolutely necessary for the good of the sight, I will opt to let this fade on its own. Thre may still be some useful life in this thread....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By BierMuncher
Gas leaks will be much more noticeable at higher...

Gas leaks will be much more noticeable at higher PSI's. Crank that gas up to around 30 and then check. But disconnect your gas-in connections to the kegs first.


Dunk those gas-in connections in...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,707
Posted By BierMuncher
In my experience, the mash times have even more...

In my experience, the mash times have even more impact on the attenuation levels. If I want to finish a mid 50's beer above 1.010, I need to begin sparging at around the 45 minute mark. This is a...
Forum: American Ale 01-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 93,756
Posted By BierMuncher
Congratulations on a well brewed beer.

Congratulations on a well brewed beer.
Forum: Porter 01-10-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 113,845
Posted By BierMuncher
Looks amazing. Perfect beer this time of year.

Looks amazing. Perfect beer this time of year.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-20-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14,415
Views: 460,942
Posted By BierMuncher
Welcome aboard. It's about time. :p

Welcome aboard. It's about time. :p
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-16-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By BierMuncher
I've found that ball lock (corny) kegs are much...

I've found that ball lock (corny) kegs are much more plentiful.

First thing you want to decide (since you already know how many kegs you want to hold) is do you want a top opening chest style...
Forum: American Ale 12-11-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 93,756
Posted By BierMuncher
What he said. :p

What he said. :p
Forum: Smoke & Wood-Aged Beer 12-09-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,345
Posted By BierMuncher
I think you're fine. You're using a wooden barrel...

I think you're fine. You're using a wooden barrel that has already hosted a beer. The flavore will be more subtle. :tank:
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-06-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 163,134
Posted By BierMuncher
They look good to me. :mug:

They look good to me. :mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By BierMuncher
I mash my Tits Up IIPA at 158 and only for 45...

I mash my Tits Up IIPA at 158 and only for 45 minutes. High mash temps and shorter rest times will insure more unfermentables and a maltier/sweeter finish. I also use a pound of honey malt in most my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By BierMuncher
A - Don't ever hesitate to get objective feedback...

A - Don't ever hesitate to get objective feedback on your beer.

B - Don't hurry to clear off the mantle for all your medals and trophies.

Speaking from experience, a lot of sobering reality has...
Forum: Porter 11-20-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 113,845
Posted By BierMuncher
If you feel adventurous, coarsely grind up 3/4...

If you feel adventurous, coarsely grind up 3/4 cup of Eight O'Clock Vanilla Coffee beans and dump in the primary for a 5 day soak. This is my go-to coffee proter recipe. :mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,553
Posted By BierMuncher
Mutiple discussions merged. :mug:

Mutiple discussions merged. :mug:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By BierMuncher
Meaningful content that is intertwined with...

Meaningful content that is intertwined with personality conflicts will also be deleted.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-14-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,810
Posted By BierMuncher
I always have rock solid head, lasting retention...

I always have rock solid head, lasting retention and lacing that chronicles every sip taken.

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Forum: Porter 10-14-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 113,845
Posted By BierMuncher
90 minutes on thisrecipe would dry the beer out...

90 minutes on thisrecipe would dry the beer out too much. A shorter mash time insures an adequate amount of non fermentable sugars that will give the beer the required sweetness and creamy mouthfeel....
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