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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-10-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By donjonson
actually more like 2-3 weeks. :cross:. ...

actually more like 2-3 weeks.

:cross:.

EDIT: wow I just realized this is 7 year old thread woops.
Forum: General Techniques 03-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By donjonson
one good reason is because it is an American...

one good reason is because it is an American wheat which can be clear and brite. cloudy is a characteristic of german hefe not necessarily American wheat. although they can be cloudy too.
Forum: India Pale Ale 02-15-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By donjonson
I just brewed this beer and I am worried.... let...

I just brewed this beer and I am worried.... let me explain:

primary 1 mo
no secondary

After the 1 mo primary I racked to keg and spent 3 weeks simultaneously cold crashing, dry hopping 4 oz,...
Forum: India Pale Ale 01-05-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By donjonson
Has anyone cold crashed this beer? Shoud I do...

Has anyone cold crashed this beer?
Shoud I do it before or,after I dry hop?


Or perhaps not at all?
Forum: India Pale Ale 01-05-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By donjonson
From what I hear 10 days is plenty but most...

From what I hear 10 days is plenty but most people say that it takes a long time for off favors (grassy) to develop from dry hoping. Also you don't get any bitterness from dry hopping. Mostly aroma...
Forum: India Pale Ale 01-04-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By donjonson
I've only had real zombie dust once but I...

I've only had real zombie dust once but I remember it being lighter in color than that. I'll have to wait and she how mine comes out. Its at 7 days in primary now.
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-30-2013, 10:58 PM
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Posted By donjonson
That was a very ambiguous post

That was a very ambiguous post
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-30-2013, 12:55 PM
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Posted By donjonson
Interesting! I will have to try it that way. I...

Interesting! I will have to try it that way. I have a few questions..

Do you sanitize the bag before dry hopping?

Do you dry hip at room temp or chilled?

Do you dry hop with the keg under...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-29-2013, 10:56 PM
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Posted By donjonson
Can you dry hop in keg and just leave the hops in...

Can you dry hop in keg and just leave the hops in there forever or should I take them out at some point?
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-27-2013, 10:37 PM
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Posted By donjonson
I am adding the recipe from page 1 to my...

I am adding the recipe from page 1 to my beersmith 2 and It is calculating a very different IBU from what the page 1 recipe says.
beersmith is close on everything else.

which should I trust?...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-05-2013, 02:31 PM
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Views: 320,501
Posted By donjonson
Hi pressure low temp for a short period of time. ...

Hi pressure low temp for a short period of time.

It is true that diffusion is faster given the same pressure and a higher temp. But also the required pressure for a given volume of CO2 is...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-04-2013, 07:49 PM
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Posted By donjonson
True but if you are boost carbing then cold is...

True but if you are boost carbing then cold is better
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-24-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By donjonson
Mine turned out great! Don't worry I guess its...

Mine turned out great! Don't worry I guess its all normal
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-12-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By donjonson
The recipe should indicate water volumes

The recipe should indicate water volumes
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-09-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By donjonson
What is an unsanctioned bottle?

What is an unsanctioned bottle?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-05-2013, 11:39 PM
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Posted By donjonson
Ill have to try this recipe

Ill have to try this recipe
Forum: DIY Projects 01-24-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By donjonson
As long as you can solder copper to whatever...

As long as you can solder copper to whatever metal the connection tube is
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-23-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By donjonson
Ok thanks. I knew the chocolate would affect the...

Ok thanks. I knew the chocolate would affect the head retention but I was following a recipe from beersmith cloud that got good reviews. Only a small amount of chocolate was put in. It tastes fine...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By donjonson
Am I beating a dead horse?

Am I beating a dead horse?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2013, 04:43 PM
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Posted By donjonson
the OG was 10 points too high and the FG is 10...

the OG was 10 points too high and the FG is 10 points too high. is it possible that the fermentables are all gone? is it possible that I just mashed at too high of a temperature? i know the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By donjonson
recipe is listed at the bottom of this post. ...

recipe is listed at the bottom of this post.

backstory:

brew day was good OG was 1.058 (should have been 1.048)

fermentation started in like 3 hours, and stoped in like3 days. hardly any...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-13-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By donjonson
How much to ferment in a 3 gallon carboy

I am thinking about breaking up the batches into 2.5 gallons each. You think i could split 5 gallon batch into two 3gallon fermenters?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-31-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By donjonson
Thanks for everyone's input! how fast is too...

Thanks for everyone's input!

how fast is too fast? raise a degree a day or is that too slow?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-31-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By donjonson
The saison I just brewed actually turned out ok...

The saison I just brewed actually turned out ok in terms of the "hotness" It was in primary for 5 weeks and it only has a very slight heat to it. I was refering actually to a trippel that I did...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-31-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By donjonson
saison ferment temps and strong alchohol off flavor

Hello I am curious. I have read on these forums that the solvent like strong alcohol flavor comes from ferm temps that are too high. but I also read that a saison should be fermented at high temps...
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