New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results




Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: gbx
Forum: General Beer Discussion Today, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By gbx
As a guy recently did the BJCP exam and has done...

As a guy recently did the BJCP exam and has done a bit of judging lately, I believe it. Some of the older and more experienced guys seem to have forgotten the guidelines yet have an overconfidence...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing Today, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By gbx
I know this is an old thread but I too am on the...

I know this is an old thread but I too am on the same quest and your "problem" with sweetness and roastiness is the same as mine. I too have been going with the BCS recipe as a base. Did you ever...
Forum: Brew Science 04-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,537
Posted By gbx
Originally we had a table of with water profiles...

Originally we had a table of with water profiles that Martin has shown was wrong and much more complicated than originally thought. Ron has shown us that many of the beer styles that are thought of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By gbx
No-sparge is awesome for session strength beers. ...

No-sparge is awesome for session strength beers. Don't worry about your efficiency. I know people who are proud of their 80% efficiency but only get 3 batches per tank of propane (my 60% and 7...
Forum: Brew Science 04-20-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,537
Posted By gbx
I'm going to beat this dead horse because I just...

I'm going to beat this dead horse because I just listened the Brew Strong podcast episodes on historic water sources:

Part 1 (London and Dublin)
http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/1074

Part 2...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By gbx
Its better to ferment in a way to minimize...

Its better to ferment in a way to minimize diacetyl than to do an extended d-rest that will also chew up yummy esters and maltiness (same applies to bottle conditioning) This has been discussed in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,566
Posted By gbx
Dry hopping an ESB is fine if you use restraint -...

Dry hopping an ESB is fine if you use restraint - .5oz to 1oz (absolute max) for a 5gal batch. ...and a little cascade really punches up a late goldings addition. Don't use too much that it tastes...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-26-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,818
Posted By gbx
One downside of rubbermaid tubs is they don't...

One downside of rubbermaid tubs is they don't weather very well. This is my 4th season with mine and they are very discoloured and brittle from the sun. I've been considering using a large plastic...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-24-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,818
Posted By gbx
Here are pics of roof top container grow. The...

Here are pics of roof top container grow. The big brown container is a 189L rubber maid with a 4th year Willamette, the blue container is a 120L container with a 4th year Cascade. I cut the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-17-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By gbx
Unless you are brewing a style with a unique...

Unless you are brewing a style with a unique yeast derived flavour just stick with dry yeast. Belgians, hefeweizens, sours and some english styles go with liquid yeasts. If you are brewing American...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-16-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,285
Posted By gbx
Initially this beer was waaaaay too hoppy. ...

Initially this beer was waaaaay too hoppy. Delicious but a crazy amount of styrian goldings. I originally kegged but bottled the last slightly cloudy bit and let it sit in the back of the closet...
Forum: Brew Science 03-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By gbx
The ordinary bitter from BCS? I was just...

The ordinary bitter from BCS? I was just planning the same brew :) I would be concerned about the low Brewer's Friend calc as its so out of range. I used to check my mash with a pH meter and it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-02-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 93,114
Posted By gbx
Has anyone used Wyeast 1203-PC Burton IPA Blend...

Has anyone used Wyeast 1203-PC Burton IPA Blend yet? Any thoughts? Whats in the blend?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-22-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,075
Posted By gbx
Hello Ron, A question about scotch ale (or...

Hello Ron,

A question about scotch ale (or at least the styles of beer we in north america call scottish ale and "wee heavy") Where do they come from? They don't seem related to scotch ale...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-20-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By gbx
beer is like the spectrum of colours. Where does...

beer is like the spectrum of colours. Where does red end and yellow start? There isn't always a clear border between. There are some historical definitions definitions but there is lots of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,075
Posted By gbx
Ron, I just listened to you on the Beersmith...

Ron, I just listened to you on the Beersmith podcast. I enjoyed it but "vintage beer" is way to big a topic for only 1 hour. I'm sure you could have talked about brown malt for twice that and I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-17-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,602
Posted By gbx
I think yes to both those questions. Why the...

I think yes to both those questions. Why the orange peel? If this is your first bitter, don't try to reinvent anything and keep it simple. Skip the orange peel, spend the extra buck and bitter...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,679
Posted By gbx
Brewing a big beer is way craft beer has...

Brewing a big beer is way craft beer has distinguished itself as a premium product above macro brewed beer. Its easier to justify the premium price if the ABV is higher. And in terms of marketing...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By gbx
I've brewed that recipe and I've had my friend's...

I've brewed that recipe and I've had my friend's version of this one http://barclayperkins.blogspot.com/2010/11/lets-brew-wednesday-1952-mackeson-stout.html Using modern malt and yeast you will...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,129
Posted By gbx
I think the main reason extract beers are darker...

I think the main reason extract beers are darker is the way the grain steeped. If you steep 8oz of chocolate malt alone in 2.5 gallons of water it will pull a lot more colour out than it would as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-08-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,516
Posted By gbx
Firstly, I wouldn't consider it a "Local"...

Firstly, I wouldn't consider it a "Local" Homebrew Shop if you're driving 45 minutes to the store. I can't blame anyone for buying online if that is your situation. I can walk to mine in less than...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-06-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 93,114
Posted By gbx
This is great, thanks. I'll give this a try. And...

This is great, thanks. I'll give this a try. And where have you been? Your blog hasn't been updated in months. I was starting to think you'd gone pro and stopped homebrewing:)
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-06-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,129
Posted By gbx
The "there is no such thing as extract twang only...

The "there is no such thing as extract twang only crappy brewers" thing seems to come from Jamil and John Palmer and most people you talk to who state it haven't done any extract brewing lately. At...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-04-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,129
Posted By gbx
I read stuff like that but I don't think its...

I read stuff like that but I don't think its happened recently or with the same extract they sell around here.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-02-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,620
Posted By gbx
My cold crashing problems come from not having...

My cold crashing problems come from not having decent temperature control. In terms of magical fermentations, I think its just hitting that perfect balance of esters and maltiness. There are pages...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump