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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-15-2006, 07:20 PM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
How exactly are these used to control the temp of...

How exactly are these used to control the temp of a common refrigerator?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
Oh dude... you messed up. Don't you know what can...

Oh dude... you messed up. Don't you know what can happen when you mix liquid and dry yeasts together? The reaction almost always creates nitroglycerin which can and probably will detonate and destroy...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-15-2006, 06:25 AM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
Use either light Crystal or Carahell instead of...

Use either light Crystal or Carahell instead of the Vienna. Maybe a little German Munich. Pilsners are defined by Saaz but if you want something else try either Hallertauer, Mt. Hood or Tettnanger.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-13-2006, 07:54 PM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
Someone make this into a poll.

Someone make this into a poll.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2006, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
OK, I tasted the beer and it tastes good. Didn't...

OK, I tasted the beer and it tastes good. Didn't notice any butter. I am doing the rest anyway. It will be kept up here at 67 degrees in the house for a couple of days, then racked off into a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-12-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
Is there any reason not to do one? Is the...

Is there any reason not to do one? Is the diacetyl only produced by yeast reproducing and not once they are fermenting? I was shocked that it fermented so quickly, I had read other threads suggesting...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-12-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
On the 4th day after fermentation started, I am...

On the 4th day after fermentation started, I am now at a 1.018 gravity and bubbling has decreased drastically. Time for the diacetyl rest?? Please advise.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2006, 05:53 AM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
ummmmm... primary fermentation with a beer yeast,...

ummmmm... primary fermentation with a beer yeast, secondary with a champagne yeast!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
The "cold break" layer settled and now the...

The "cold break" layer settled and now the Pilsner is in full fermentation at 52 degrees:

http://img480.imageshack.us/img480/5623/pilsnerfermentjz3.jpg

We're calling this beer Rainmaker Pilsner...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2006, 12:31 AM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
i made a loganberry champagne that used 12 pounds...

i made a loganberry champagne that used 12 pounds of corn sugar. 1.120 starting gravity, .990 final gravity, 16% alcohol. No "off" flavors that I can tell.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
Seems like if I used less water, my gravity would...

Seems like if I used less water, my gravity would be higher, would it not???
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
I know I screwed up by forgetting to add the...

I know I screwed up by forgetting to add the extracts to the main boil. But, I think I made the best possible decision in boiling additional fresh water and adding the extract to that and then...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2006, 01:17 PM
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Posted By BrewmanBeing
I plan to do an Imperial ale with this yeast.

I plan to do an Imperial ale with this yeast.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
oh man... lots o trub!!!! ...

oh man... lots o trub!!!!

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/1061/pilsnertrubrq9.jpg

This is about an hour after pitching the yeast, hopefully this layer will settle down.

I attribute all...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-09-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
OK, here's how it went down: Pilsner ...

OK, here's how it went down:

Pilsner

Malt:

6 pounds Breiss Pilsen Light DME 1L
1 pound Coopers Light LME
8oz CaraPils 1.5L - for body/head retention
8oz CaraHell 12L - for sweetness
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Or you could just say "Go to the store and get...

Or you could just say "Go to the store and get some super light crystal, cuz that is essential to a pilsner" or "CaraHell is super light crystal, so use that. Brew away."
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
So, with a pilsner whose SG is 1.057, how many...

So, with a pilsner whose SG is 1.057, how many IBUs would I need? Is there a formula? Does every style of beer have an ideal SG/IBU ratio?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Oh and multiple people are telling me to lower...

Oh and multiple people are telling me to lower the starting gravity. One of my favorite aspects of brewing is that I can make stronger beers than are commercially available. Would it really...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
What is it that everyone despises about the...

What is it that everyone despises about the CaraHell? I had read that it would do the same thing as crystal but with a lighter color. Everywhere I look online says CaraHell is synonymous with light...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Thanks for the suggestions, man. Can you possibly...

Thanks for the suggestions, man. Can you possibly describe the flavor differences between the carahell and munich malts??? I don't have any super light crystal.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Hey brew bitches!!! I know my recipe is not...

Hey brew bitches!!! I know my recipe is not perfect, or is it? Must be since no one is responding. You have a few hours to comment since I did not get to brew last night as expected.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Pilsner Recipe

Here's the recipe I plan to brew this evening:

6 Gallons

Malt:

6 pounds Breiss Pilsen Light DME 1L
1 pound Coopers Light LME
8oz CaraPils 1.5L - for body/head retention
8oz CaraHell 12L...
Forum: General Techniques 11-07-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Really? I thought it pretty much directly...

Really? I thought it pretty much directly correlated to the yeast's metabolism.
Forum: General Techniques 11-07-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By BrewmanBeing
In the fridge it has goes. What happens next?...

In the fridge it has goes. What happens next? Nobody knows.
Forum: General Techniques 11-07-2006, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By BrewmanBeing
Also, if anyone thinks my yeast is simply...

Also, if anyone thinks my yeast is simply retarded or mutated at this point from all the crap it has been through and that I should just start over, please say so. I have never brewed a lager before...
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