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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-27-2011, 09:34 PM
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Posted By GregoryShmegory
Thanks for the insight. I pitched yeast within...

Thanks for the insight. I pitched yeast within the best by date, just less than Mr Malty recommends, fermented in the recommended temps, had a grain bill of mostly pils with a touch of wheat and some...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-27-2011, 05:06 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By GregoryShmegory
White Labs 566- SLOW FERMENTER!

I brewed a Saison 6 1/2 weeks ago and pitched a healthy starter of 566. The beer slowly fermented; after 4 weeks it was at 1.016 but it wasn't stuck because it continued to ferment. After almost 7...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-25-2011, 10:53 PM
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Views: 1,230
Posted By GregoryShmegory
In the two bottles I have that are upright. My...

In the two bottles I have that are upright. My friend has the rest but they are on their side. He reported no leakage thus far.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-25-2011, 10:28 PM
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Views: 1,230
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Bubbles rising inside the bottle of a bottle-conditioned beer

In a Golden Strong Ale that has recently been bottled in belgian cork bottles, I see bubbles rising from the bottom, headed to the surface. Is this something I've never noticed, where the CO2 is...
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-07-2011, 12:14 AM
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Views: 314
Posted By GregoryShmegory
plastic corks for belgian bottles aren't sealing properly

I bottled a golden strong about 3 weeks ago using plastic corks with wire cages on a number of them. I recently noticed that the majority of the bottles were leaking co2, as I saw the bubbles rising...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-20-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Candi Sugar settled to the bottom of the fermentor

Yo- I brewed a Belgian Dark Strong a few days ago and decided to wait on the candi sugar additions until after primary fermentation. I made my own dark sugar syrup (based off these recipes:...
Forum: General Techniques 06-15-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Parti-gyle brewing questions

Hey everyone, I am going to try a parti-gyle brew this weekend. I understand the whole process (first runnings the big beer with 1/2 the sugars, 1/3 the total wort, second runnings the small beer,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-16-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By GregoryShmegory
any chance someone could post the recipe for this...

any chance someone could post the recipe for this clone? I'm really interested in the grain bill and if spices are involved in this great beer. Thanks

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Forum: General Techniques 03-22-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Dry hopping below fermentation temps

Hello everyone. I'm about to rack an IPA to a secondary while adding dry hops. I fermented the brew around 69F for 8 days to completion. My basement ranges from 55-60F and I was considering dry...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-17-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,693
Posted By GregoryShmegory
What are US Golding hops best for?

I recently ordered some hops from Puterbaugh Farms on Hopsdirect.com, some of which were US Goldings at 4.5% AA. has anyone brewed with these hops before? I've read they are kind of like EK Goldings,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-30-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,218
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Hey Alex, does freshops.com individually package...

Hey Alex, does freshops.com individually package hops into 2 ounce bags or do they just increase by those increments?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-30-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,218
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Buying Hops online

Where is a good place to buy hops in bulk off the internet? Because I live in Maine is there a good source on the East Coast? I think i'll buy a pound or two because i'm tired of paying $3-5 an...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-11-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Pacman yeast and Jubelale recipe

Now that Pacman yeast is available for a short time I was considering using it for a Jubelale clone. Most Jubelale recipes seem to be calling for an English yeast strand, like White Labs Essex Ale....
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-27-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Late Extract addition at knockout

I like to use the late extract addition method to increase hop utilization and decrease wort caramelization because I have to do partial boils. Has anyone ever sampled with adding (liquid) extract...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Good question man. The simplest way to convert...

Good question man. The simplest way to convert base malt to extract is multiply total amount of base malt by 0.75 for liquid extract, and multiply by 0.6 for dry extract. Understand that using...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-15-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Adding yeast bottling. how?

I understand that adding yeast at bottling for high gravity beers and/or beers that sat in fermentation vessels for extended periods of time is advisable. My question is exactly HOW you add it when...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Belgian White 5.1% not carbonating well

My belgian white is not carbonating well after 4 weeks in the bottles. I used 5 oz corn sugar for this 5 gallon batch. They've been kept around 70 degrees for this time.

My thoughts:...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-01-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,381
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Newlander, your fermentation erupted into the...

Newlander, your fermentation erupted into the ceiling? That's insane! I was planning using my 7.8 gallon bucket with an airlock for my primary- I've brewed a 5 gallon 1.075 OG in it with no problem....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-28-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,034
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Thanks everyone! The general consensus seems to...

Thanks everyone! The general consensus seems to be it's perfectly fine to bring homebrew on the plane (in your checked bag of course).

As MarshyKid said, apparently they pressurize the luggage...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-28-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Thanks for your response. Yes this was an extract...

Thanks for your response. Yes this was an extract with specialty grains batch, how could you tell?

I ended up bottling with a FG of 1.021- good enough, I think I just underpitched from the start.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,381
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Thanks for your help. TexLaw, if I replaced the...

Thanks for your help. TexLaw, if I replaced the 30L with 60L would you still suggest bumping it to a full pound, in light of the .75 pounds of 120L? Also, if I dropped the brown sugar and kept the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-27-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,381
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Tips for Russian Imperial Stout

I've decided to brew a Russian Imperial Stout that I will let condition and mellow for some time before late winter consumption (I got time, winters are long here in Maine). Here's the recipe I've...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-27-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,034
Posted By GregoryShmegory
Bringing homebrew on the plane

I am planning on bringing some of my brews across the country when I visit my family in California. Has anyone ever done this? Obviously I can't carry the beer on with me, but has anyone ever checked...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-23-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By GregoryShmegory
High FG prior to bottling; priming sugar needed?

Yo- I made a 5.25 gallon batch American Stout, OG 1.060, That didn't quite ferment to the level of Attenuation desired. It only made it to 1.022, probably because I choose not to make a starter and...
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