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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-15-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By SkaBoneBenny
This freezer sounds like thee poster child for...

This freezer sounds like thee poster child for Start Cap death. I had it plugged into a cheap, crappy extension chord, which was then plugged into a lousy circuit breaker. Huh... well I guess it's...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-06-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Where can I get start caps? Can I just bring in...

Where can I get start caps? Can I just bring in the old ones?
-Ben
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-05-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Goddamned Chest Freezer!

I hate being the guy who posts only when he has a problem, but I've been busy working three jobs etc etc. My apologies.

I bought a large chest freezer for my kegs less than a month ago. I went to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-15-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Any beer you make and enjoy drinking is...

Any beer you make and enjoy drinking is nameworthy.
-Ben
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-12-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Wow, that's pretty weird. Low gravity and very...

Wow, that's pretty weird. Low gravity and very low mash temps. I mean anything below 150 should give you quite low FG and low mouthfeel. Do you add boiling water at all during the mash to keep...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-03-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Does This Sound Right?

I just bought my first keg, regulator and CO2 tank. My LHBS owner advised me to set my regulator for 20-25 psi, force carb the keg, shake vigorously for a minute or so, and then to disconnect the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Turns out it was the thermometer... after...

Turns out it was the thermometer... after checking the old thermometer against my new Digi, it's obvious that it's at least 5 degrees over.
-Ben
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Yeah, I think I'll go with the cake. It's WLP...

Yeah, I think I'll go with the cake. It's WLP 001 as well.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
If you had to choose...

If you had to choose between pitching a vial of WLP 001 accidently left out on the counter of my apartment during a heat wave in New England and exposed to 85 degrees for ten hours or so, OR about a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
You are All that is Man.

You are All that is Man.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Not to try and talk you out of it, but maybe you...

Not to try and talk you out of it, but maybe you should just give it the old single infusion this time. I'm also newer to AG brewing and found step mashing very very difficult when I brewed my Hefe....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-21-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Well thanks for all the replies. I'm thinking...

Well thanks for all the replies. I'm thinking it's most likely my thermometer, with my mash pH in second place. I always check my mash temps every 15 minutes or so. I saw a great tigital...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Yeah, I actually mashed both brews between 155...

Yeah, I actually mashed both brews between 155 and 156 intentionally. I'm not thinking it's mash temperatures... unless the temps are dropping off during my sparge or something. During my hour long...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Both using WLP 001, I assume attenuation would...

Both using WLP 001, I assume attenuation would be... over 80%, using my hydrometer to measure gravity, I have not calibrated it with distilled water, but it's always given me reasonable readings up...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Why so... dry?

I just can't figure out what's going on. Ever since going AG, my beers have had brutally low FGs and come out quite dry. With my last two brews, an APA and an IPA, I specifically tried to mash at...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
I concur, looks like bubbles clumping up...

I concur, looks like bubbles clumping up...
Forum: General Techniques 06-15-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Perhaps it would be fine for a Kolsch, but with a...

Perhaps it would be fine for a Kolsch, but with a real lager, isn't the point of "lagering" not only to clear up the beer, but to remove unwanted flavors and compounds from the batch? Sulphur...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 06-13-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,782
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
1. Wachusett IPA (perhaps my favorite beer) 2....

1. Wachusett IPA (perhaps my favorite beer)
2. Stone IPAs (Both the regular and the Ruination)
3. Saranac IPA
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-13-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
Here's a recipe I used several months ago that...

Here's a recipe I used several months ago that turned out well. It could use another pound of DME though.

http://www.recipetavern.com/index.php?pg=recipe&recipeid=70

You need to become a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-11-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
I'd assume it would simply make it a WHOLE lot...

I'd assume it would simply make it a WHOLE lot more bitter! I mean, if you're using it for bittering, it's not going to affect the flavor that much, but there's a big AA difference between Magnum and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-11-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
:mug: Sick, brother, sick!

:mug: Sick, brother, sick!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-11-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
sick... I'm gonna call this one officially dead.

sick... I'm gonna call this one officially dead.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-10-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
C'mon guys, I know I've seen them. 4 C's? You...

C'mon guys, I know I've seen them. 4 C's? You know what I'm, talking about...

Here are the two recipes I'm looking at. I brewed this one on Thursday, my day off:

OG: 1.052
FG: 1.013
IBU: 38...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-09-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
4 C's IPAs and APAs

So I'm working on formulating a 4 C IPA and another 4 C APA. You know, something very American and quite fruity. I've spent a while searching on here for these so called "4 C" brews with little...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-07-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By SkaBoneBenny
I brewed it April 28th. I used CVS Spring water....

I brewed it April 28th. I used CVS Spring water. Maybe its an infection or somethingg? It just seems like too sturdy a hop schedule to be subdued by water alone. But damn, is that a dry beer! I can...
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