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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-22-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,139
Posted By Cider123
+1 Lousy glass carboys...they are ticking...

+1

Lousy glass carboys...they are ticking timebombs

I have used carboys, glass and better bottles. I tried the SS brew bucket too.

In the end, for me, you just can't beat a plain old...
Forum: Hops Growing 06-05-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Cider123
Thanks for the feedback

Thanks for the feedback
Forum: Hops Growing 06-04-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Cider123
Bine growthand climbing

May be a silly question but ...
This is my second year with my hops plants. I have a lot of bines, looking healthy.

I am noticing that the growth is slowing when I have multiple bines trained to...
Forum: Hops Growing 06-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Cider123
My hops get a mix of sun and shade throughout the...

My hops get a mix of sun and shade throughout the day. The first year was very moderate in growth. This is the second year and they have taken off like wildfire. I add a little miracle grow once a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-26-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By Cider123
Here are the things that would factor into my...

Here are the things that would factor into my next house:

A basement with a sump pump that doesn't run 24/7 so you're not afraid to leave for even a weekend

Make sure there isn't a outdoor...
Forum: American Ale 05-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,148
Views: 860,754
Posted By Cider123
Just kegged a 5 gal batch. Used 05 and went from...

Just kegged a 5 gal batch. Used 05 and went from 1.046 to 1.010. I had also added a pint of italain lemoncella to the primary after fermentation had slowed. It kicked it back into high gear for...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Cider123
Oh, is that what you mean? I checked in to see...

Oh, is that what you mean? I checked in to see how you would light it if it was soaked in a brine solution.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Cider123
That's sucks...hate to be you Just...

That's sucks...hate to be you



Just kidding. I've scorched sugar in pots when maple syruping. That is ridiculously hard to get out. I have boiled water in the pot for several hours then...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-02-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Cider123
I make a lot of milds because they are...

I make a lot of milds because they are wonderfully simple, refreshing and easy to drink.
You can definitely be drinking beer in less than 3 weeks if you keg and force carb (not that you want a lot...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-01-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By Cider123
Gotta maintain that pipeline and have kegs on...

Gotta maintain that pipeline and have kegs on deck.

I hate having to spend 14 bucks on a 12 pack to get me through dry spells.
Forum: General Techniques 05-01-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Cider123
It is not a strong flavored beer. I like them...

It is not a strong flavored beer. I like them during the summer as a thirst quencher when working outside.

That being said, I've added nice flavor by adding orange zest at the end of the boil. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,786
Posted By Cider123
I've been pondering the true meaning of that...

I've been pondering the true meaning of that question since July of 2001.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Cider123
I made a wheat beer a few weeks ago and used dark...

I made a wheat beer a few weeks ago and used dark wheat (not chocolate wheat) in place of white wheat. Mostly because it's what I had in stock. Came out a bit darker in color. Flavor about the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Cider123
I've spent so much money on bulk grains, hops,...

I've spent so much money on bulk grains, hops, and all kinds of equipment, I've given up on calculating cost. I just make beer until I need more stuff. The thought of brewing beer for the savings...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-27-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Cider123
One of the things that I was dumfounded by when I...

One of the things that I was dumfounded by when I began AG brewing (and I only know BIAB AG) is how much water I really needed for a moderate OG, 5 gallon batch of beer. It is a lot more than I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-27-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 120,554
Posted By Cider123
Quite honestly, I bought this product, gave it a...

Quite honestly, I bought this product, gave it a chance and it didn't satisfy. I thought one of the purposes of this thread is to report out on how this product does. Clearly the title leaves it...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 120,554
Posted By Cider123
So I have had my bucket for a month and have done...

So I have had my bucket for a month and have done 2 brews through it. My personal conclusion is that it is not worth the money.

It is actually the 2nd one, because the first needed to be swapped...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-26-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By Cider123
Go to biabrewer.info and learn how to use the...

Go to biabrewer.info and learn how to use the free biabacus program.

I have been using it for over a year now and have never, NEVER, come up short on my expected OG. It is spot on every time. So,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15,351
Views: 539,388
Posted By Cider123
Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde mashing right...

Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde mashing right now. This will be a great early season, yard work beer.
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-21-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,527
Posted By Cider123
It smokes! Freaky

It smokes! Freaky
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,170
Posted By Cider123
I like relaxing. I also like quiet. I like...

I like relaxing. I also like quiet. I like relaxing when it's quiet. (with a beer)
I also play fiddle, but then it's not quiet.

and eating, I also like eating.
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,170
Posted By Cider123
I collect spores, molds and fungus

I collect spores, molds and fungus
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,780
Posted By Cider123
Well hell yes. I'd sell my mother for $5 mill. ...

Well hell yes. I'd sell my mother for $5 mill.

I am not a moral man.

Chances are I'd take that 5 million, then drink beer deep in the bowels of my mansion. Try and catch me! If you were dumb...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-18-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,536
Posted By Cider123
I have to drink those 3 beers my whole life? I'd...

I have to drink those 3 beers my whole life? I'd probably finish all 3 in the first hour.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,536
Posted By Cider123
Elsinore Mickey's Big Mouth Billy or...

Elsinore
Mickey's Big Mouth
Billy

or maybe just a fine merlot
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