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Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-24-2011, 07:05 PM
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Posted By straylight77
Awesome. About to get into kegging. Code please.

Awesome. About to get into kegging. Code please.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-17-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,998
Posted By straylight77
This is really good to know since I share OP's...

This is really good to know since I share OP's concern. So what about the type of hard plastic that's used in your typical beverage cooler?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-01-2011, 08:20 PM
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Posted By straylight77
yo!

yo!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-21-2011, 04:30 PM
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Posted By straylight77
I've actually had so much Tankhouse last year...

I've actually had so much Tankhouse last year that I grew tired of it (although I can now say the same for Flying Monkey Hoptical Illusion). This is making me want to pick up a 6 for this weekend. ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-15-2011, 08:16 PM
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Posted By straylight77
I have my first IPA fermenting right now and I...

I have my first IPA fermenting right now and I also bottle condition, so I'm in the same boat as you bovineblitz. I'm also using US-05 and I plan on dryhopping with 1.5 oz.

My previous brew was a...
Forum: Extract Brewing 03-11-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By straylight77
The first brew I made was very similar to this (1...

The first brew I made was very similar to this (1 lb of crystal and no carapils). It was slightly sweet and VERY tasty. If anything, I would even say there was too much body/head retention -- which...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-07-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,609
Posted By straylight77
Hey, how did this turn out? I'm planning my next...

Hey, how did this turn out? I'm planning my next brew which is going to be very similar to this (Magnum, Citra and Cascade). I've heard it's really easy to over-do it with Citra...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By straylight77
The pail came from a friend who inherited it from...

The pail came from a friend who inherited it from his dad. So I'm not sure where it came from. He also lent me a glass carboy that I took some time to mark myself. The one brew I did in that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By straylight77
So I figured out why I'm not hitting my OG ...

This might turn into a rant so I apologize in advance.

I'm an extract brewer doing partial boils. I've been using the markings on my plastic bucket to add water to reach 5 gallons. However I've...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-03-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By straylight77
Yeah, that's what I thought too. Then I see...

Yeah, that's what I thought too. Then I see other comments like this:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/weyerman-caraamber-biscuit-question-rant-84154/
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-02-2011, 08:51 PM
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Views: 2,384
Posted By straylight77
CaraAmber from Weyermann

Does anyone have any experience using this malt? I've found so much conflicting info on it. Can I steep it (i.e. is it a "Crystal/Carmamel" malt) or does it need a mash? For now I'm stuck doing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-11-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By straylight77
Thoughts on US-05 yeast

I've made my first 2 batches using US-05 (both pale ales). I've been enjoying the first for the past week or so and I'm about to bottle my second. I have a couple of observations and I'd like to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By straylight77
I brewed this about 3-4 weeks ago. The bottles...

I brewed this about 3-4 weeks ago. The bottles just finished carbing up. I just dumped the pellets in the primary (no secondary at all) which was around 60F for the entire fermentation.

Hmm, so...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By straylight77
Grassy taste

I did some searching but I couldn't find exactly what I'm looking for. My first real batch (where I did a boil) came out with a very strong grassy taste. I think it's because I got A LOT of hop...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-20-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By straylight77
Ruskali, thanks for the info. Hopefully in a...

Ruskali, thanks for the info. Hopefully in a couple of batches I can do, at least, a partial mash and try this out. I also just realized that wfeddern's post mentioned "roasted" barley, not flaked...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-18-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By straylight77
Is this the same thing as First Wort Hopping...

Is this the same thing as First Wort Hopping (FWH)? If so I was wondering the same thing myself. To say it another way, if the hops were steeped along with the specialty grains (for extract brews)...
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-18-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By straylight77
Whoa. Really? Do either of you have a link to...

Whoa. Really? Do either of you have a link to some more info on this? I've been shopping/saving to get a new brew pot so I can do full boils -- this might change things.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-18-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By straylight77
Awesome, thanks for pointing that out wfeddern. ...

Awesome, thanks for pointing that out wfeddern.

So I'm still a homebrewing noob (stuck with partial boil extract brewing for now) but from what I do know, this could be a similar recipe?

9#...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By straylight77
From what I've read on these forums people just...

From what I've read on these forums people just move their fermentor to the fridge (or wherever). It's expected that a bit of liquid from the airlock will get into the beer -- which is why you need...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By straylight77
I think there are a couple of other factors that...

I think there are a couple of other factors that lead to pressure drop in the fermentor where the fluid in the airlock gets sucked in. Any drop in temperature would reduce the pressure of a gas...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-08-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By straylight77
Awesome, thanks for the info everyone! ...

Awesome, thanks for the info everyone! Hopbusting -- at least I now know the term to do some more searching. I think I'll try this out for one my upcoming batches.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-06-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By straylight77
Skipping bitterness hops

Has anyone tried using flavour and aroma hops additions ONLY? I'd like to get a lot of hop flavour in a pale ale and not an overpowering bitterness. The IBU will still work out to what I want for...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By straylight77
I'd like to revive this thread. Hoptical is one...

I'd like to revive this thread. Hoptical is one of my favourite beers right now and, as a new brewer, I'd love to figure out a recipe. I'm actually hoping to take a tour of the Flying Monkeys...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-22-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,365
Posted By straylight77
There was also another recent thread about buying...

There was also another recent thread about buying supplies in Canada:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/best-place-supplies-canada-207574/

Since that thread I made an order with...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-10-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By straylight77
Here's what I was thinking: 5 Gal batch with...

Here's what I was thinking:

5 Gal batch with a 3 Gal boil

Yeast: Nottingham or US-05

7lbs . Pale Malt Extract - 47.6 Points
1lb. Carastan (steeped) - 4.4 Points

OG: 1.052
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