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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-09-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Beerens
When do you add salt, gypsum, baking soda, etc?

I have been building my water the night before. I just watched the latest Chop & Brew and Dawson Butonized his water in his mash tun. Is this advised or am I better off continuing doing it before I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Beerens
I only have two kegs and I want to age this for...

I only have two kegs and I want to age this for another 3-4 months and that would mean only one beer on tap until the RIS is done. There is a layer of CO2 on the secondary, but wont some O2 get...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2013, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Beerens
RIS in seconday and I want to add oak cubes...

I racked to secondary 4 months ago and I want to add some oak cubes. I am concerned with oxygenation. I can not think of a way to add the cubes with out some splashing. Any thoughts? I am trying...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Beerens
I started fermentation at 64 and have been upping...

I started fermentation at 64 and have been upping it a degree a day until day 6. It is now at 70.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Beerens
WLP530 still going after a week. Infected?

Made a starter two days before pitching. Pitched into a 1.070 dubbel wort. It was the most krausenist ferment I have ever had. It did blow the top of my Ale Pale off during the second night. The...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-22-2012, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Beerens
I would think that most of the yeast and proteins...

I would think that most of the yeast and proteins will settle out in 6 months. What temperature will you be storing your beer? If I were to add Biofine, it would be after the 6 months. Let the...
Forum: Hops Growing 05-25-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Beerens
Is late May too late to cut bines all the way back and start fresh?

I have been meaning to build my hop trellis for 3 years now and I am just getting to it today. Some of the bines are 3+ feet. Is it is too late (May 25) to cut them back and get good growth? Can...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,954
Posted By Beerens
Thanks for the quick responses and the pic. ...

Thanks for the quick responses and the pic.

I love the hose clamp! Is the PVC cover attached in any way? Will it keep water out? Did you just drill a hole in the end to allow the wire through?
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,954
Posted By Beerens
Brewers Hardware RIMS Tube Adapter ordering question.

I am looking to invest in a tri-clover RIMS tube from Brewers Hardware. The first ordering choice is between a 1.5" Tri Clover X 1" NPS Fitting and a 1.5" Tri Clover X 1" NPS Element Adapter.
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,378
Posted By Beerens
Thanks for all the replies! I have not seen him...

Thanks for all the replies! I have not seen him without a craft beer in his hand in a couple of years. He may have a Labatt Blue at the bar if there is nothing else, but he is going through a IPA...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,378
Posted By Beerens
Buddy says my homebrew gives him headaches...

My friend is a rather experienced beer drinker and he says that when he drinks my homebrew he claims that he has more hangovers than when he drinks the same amount of non-homebrewed beer. I control...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Beerens
Wife knocked off the air lock...

My wife while "cleaning" the basement knocked off the airlock off my four month old scotch ale. I noticed it approximately 24 hours later and replaced it. I kegged the beer 4 hours later. That was...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-28-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By Beerens
There is enough diastatic power in Munich Malt to...

There is enough diastatic power in Munich Malt to convert itself. You can check the specks on the malt. Look at who made it and you can go online and check it or ask your hbs for the diastatic...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-13-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Beerens
I opened it up and the o-ring on the poppit...

I opened it up and the o-ring on the poppit looked ok. The diptube was clear. I was lost so I decided to just switch the out post and after I did that the sweet nectar flowed! :mug: It must have...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-13-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Beerens
No.

No.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-13-2012, 10:22 PM
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Views: 459
Posted By Beerens
Why won't my beer come out?!?

I have been using kegs for over a year with no major problems. I went to get a pint of a beer that I have had carbing for a week. I attached my picnic hose and the keg made a strange noise (like a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Beerens
I may be wrong but I recall that a thicker mash...

I may be wrong but I recall that a thicker mash will improve the conversion of your starches. I believe that it has to do with the proximity of the enzymes to the starch. With a thinner mass the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Beerens
jkarp that makes the most sense... My thought...

jkarp that makes the most sense... My thought was that if you added more chocolate malt it would add more flavor. In my head, the no sparge method only effects the efficiency of the conversion in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Beerens
No Sparge Question...

When using the no sparge method do you increase only the base grains or increase every grain on your bill?

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-25-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Beerens
MoreBeer oxygenation system cleaning question.

I just bought a Morebeer oxygenation set up and used it on my last porter. After using it I wanted to take it apart to clean it. There is a black hose attached to an air filter. I can not get the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Beerens
This is a great recipe and easy to make, from our...

This is a great recipe and easy to make, from our very own EdWort.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f66/bee-cave-brewery-haus-pale-ale-31793/

Cheers!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Beerens
I recommend starting with something easy, like a...

I recommend starting with something easy, like a simple pale ale. This will help you get down the process before starting with lagers.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Beerens
The more you boil off the higher the gravity will...

The more you boil off the higher the gravity will be, not lower. The only thing that I can think of is that some extract kits ask you to throw in some table sugar, which would increase you og.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-22-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Beerens
According to the chart you should have your psi...

According to the chart you should have your psi set at 20+. When I had a hefe on tap I had to constantly let off the co2 to a serving psi and then up it again to store it. This is were Hammy's post...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-22-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Beerens
Here is a good page that has the carbonation...

Here is a good page that has the carbonation levels of the different styles of beer and at the bottom of the page you can download the pressure and temperature to attain each level.
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