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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-09-2009, 03:55 PM
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Posted By oldwarrior86
Thanks guys...greatly appreciated

Thanks guys...greatly appreciated
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-09-2009, 01:06 AM
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Posted By oldwarrior86
about 6 weeks in air tight package

about 6 weeks in air tight package
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-08-2009, 11:56 PM
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Posted By oldwarrior86
How long does grain stay fresh?

Quick question - I purchased a mini-Mash Red Stripe clone from Austin Home Brew. I thought I would have the time to brew it right away, but things came up. The grains are still in a air tight bag...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-08-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By oldwarrior86
That is the plan!!!! Now I just need to find...

That is the plan!!!! Now I just need to find more time to brew more. My two little rug rats make it tough.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-08-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By oldwarrior86
Ahhh....my first sip!! Thanks everyone

I just cracked my first beer from my first batch! It was awesome. Thank you for all the help everyone on the forum gave me. It was a Irish Red Ale....I followed the 1-2-3 model and my patience...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By oldwarrior86
I used Midwest Brew Supply and was extremely...

I used Midwest Brew Supply and was extremely pleased with their products, service, etc. Went for the mid level kit...probably paid more than from your LHBS, but it was online and very convienent.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By oldwarrior86
Great posts....I also just bottled my first batch...

Great posts....I also just bottled my first batch of Irish Red Ale from MW. I tasted it before bottling and it was getting there. That being said, if I have learned one thing from this forum....it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By oldwarrior86
Help me tune in on what beer to make next...

Ok...so I'm new to the brewing game, but thankfully I'm wicked smart (I can follow instructions) and have picked it up quickly. ;) I spent the last 4 weeks thinking I ruined my first batch and was...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By oldwarrior86
Thanks guys...saved me from starting something I...

Thanks guys...saved me from starting something I couldn't finish tonight. I took off Thursday and Friday...so I will have time to bottle my first and brew my second batch. Thanks again for the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By oldwarrior86
Quick Question.....

How long should I budget to bottle my beer? I have all the gear and everything is ready (not sanitized..)...Should this take 1hr, 2hr....????
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By oldwarrior86
I know a pic would help :)...I'm at work away...

I know a pic would help :)...I'm at work away from my beloved beer! It is pretty simple, picture a secondary full of Irish Red Ale, on top someone sprinkled some white substance...it is dotted on...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-16-2009, 02:27 PM
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Views: 340
Posted By oldwarrior86
Strange stuff in my secondary...Any ideas?

Ok....so I have my first batch in the secondary fermentor and I'm ready to bottle it. It has been in the secondary for approximately 2 weeks and a couple days, in the last several days, it looks...
Forum: Introductions 03-12-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By oldwarrior86
As a person born and raised, and still living in...

As a person born and raised, and still living in North Jersey....let me add some clarification. Our former Governor McGreevy split the state into two distinct regions, North Jersey for the real men...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-11-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By oldwarrior86
Looks like I will need to hit the brew shop...

Looks like I will need to hit the brew shop tomorrow and buy some new yeast.

fungusamungas.....you crack me up. You assume I have the energy (after work/chasing kids and running from my wife)...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-11-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By oldwarrior86
Revvy...thanks for the response. I live in NJ...

Revvy...thanks for the response. I live in NJ and the temps could get into the high 30's at night...let me get this right. After I bring the wort temp below 80 and add the yeast....do I then bring...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-11-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By oldwarrior86
White labs pilsen lager wlp800.....so man, that...

White labs pilsen lager wlp800.....so man, that is what I was thinking. If the yeast isn't a ale yeast, am I bound to have an issue? Thoughts..
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-11-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By oldwarrior86
I'm screwed before I even started....

So....my Red Stripe mini-mash arrived from the brew shop. I believe it was delivered to my house by foot across the country or maybe I was just really anxious to start my next batch. Anyway....the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-10-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,752
Posted By oldwarrior86
So....as I stated, it is simply a dream. I love...

So....as I stated, it is simply a dream. I love the fact people get pissed off that others have dreams and feel compelled to destroy them. People start and fail at all types of businesses....the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-09-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,752
Posted By oldwarrior86
+1 to this amount. Get you set up with a decent...

+1 to this amount. Get you set up with a decent nanobrewery with production capabilities that would allow you some time to actually sell the product....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-09-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,752
Posted By oldwarrior86
Go Ahead....make fun of my dream!

**Meant Go ahead**

I just started homebrewing and I am hooked. My dream would be to own a small nano-micro brewery and make just enough to pay all my bills and send my kids to college. (Maybe...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By oldwarrior86
Irish Red Ale....I'm new and followed the...

Irish Red Ale....I'm new and followed the directions a little too closely
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-07-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By oldwarrior86
Secondary fermentor question

If I only have 4 gallons of wort in my 5 gallon secondary fermentor, will that effect my end product? Should I leave it longer? Any feedback would be appreciated...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By oldwarrior86
Thanks....I made a couple rookie mistakes. I...

Thanks....I made a couple rookie mistakes. I forget to get my SG and didn't check my FG for 3 days in a row. I will follow the 1-2-3 rule. I agree...this place is definetly great for finding the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By oldwarrior86
I did check FG prior to secondary. It was 1.020...

I did check FG prior to secondary. It was 1.020 and was supposed to be 1.010 - 1.012. It is a Irish Red Ale from Midwest.....I hope I didn't screw it up too bad. I'm taking the advice from the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By oldwarrior86
Checking FG in your secondary fermentor?

I am still working on my first batch and have had the wort in the secondary fermentor for 7 days, after 7 in primary. I have a wine thief/hydrometor and want to know when it is ok to check for FG...
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