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Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-01-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By funkyskier
American Style Lager Hop Substitution

I brewed up a quick run of Northern Brewers American Lager yesterday. The kit came with 1oz of Saaz (Alpaha 4.0) to be put in at 60.

I had a 1 oz. Package of NZ Pacifica (Alpha 4.4) that I...
Forum: Cider 10-07-2013, 08:47 PM
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Posted By funkyskier
When does the tartness mellow out?

I made this about 3 months ago. Fermented for a month or so and bottled. Its really tart. How long in the bottle till this is enjoyable? Or is the tart flavor how Cider should be? Ive made Eds...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-28-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By funkyskier
If you used an enhanced dextrose additive I would...

If you used an enhanced dextrose additive I would expect a higher OG more in the range of 1.045

If you lagered around 55F Degrees for a period of time you can bring the temps up to Ale...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-27-2013, 12:51 PM
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Posted By funkyskier
Update: I brought the temp up to 60 and Ive got...

Update: I brought the temp up to 60 and Ive got a foamy krausen in the carboy and its bubbling every 15 seconds. Beer sure is tolerant of screwups!
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-27-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By funkyskier
What was your OG? What was your FG?

What was your OG?
What was your FG?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-27-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By funkyskier
Primary Lager Fermentation Boo Boo

I had a Coppers Pale Ale in primary fermentation going for 21 days at 52F. I neglected to take a Gravity reading and just started to transfer to secondary. As I was racking I noticed a lot of...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-26-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By funkyskier
I have a Coopers Pale Ale in my cooler right now....

I have a Coopers Pale Ale in my cooler right now. Ive done a Coopers Australian Draft in the past and it turned out alright. This time I used a Wyeast American Lager yeast and its been in primary...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-20-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By funkyskier
Extract 90 Minute Boil Questions

I am embarking a couple of MO SMaSH runs. Somewhere I read an article that recommends that:

1- I do a full boil when using extracts and do not water down the wort.
2- I boil the wort for 90...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-07-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By funkyskier
Maris Otter LME SMaSH Questions

It looks like Northern Brewer now has 100% Maris Otter LME. I have tried to do a SMaSH in the past using the BIAB technique that was just OK. I need a bit of advice on how much LME to use for a 5...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-28-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By funkyskier
Thanks everyone for the tips. I have bottled...

Thanks everyone for the tips. I have bottled this and had a taste of one after 7 days. Very good. LOTS of sediment yet tasty all the same. Looking forward to it when its fully carbonated. My...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-15-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By funkyskier
Hefeweizen Fermentation Time (on and on)

Ive been searching the threads for an answer to this my particular question with no joy.

My first Hefe had a low OG of 1.040 after boil. I boosted it with some dextrose to bring it to 1.044...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-05-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By funkyskier
Sorry. Found plenty of answers once I searched...

Sorry. Found plenty of answers once I searched for "Stinky"
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-05-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By funkyskier
My First Hefe (Stinky Fermentation)

Im brewing my first Hefe. Its an AHB Bavarian Hefe. 50% Wheat and about 50% Pilsner with a few others. I slightly changed the Hops. Instead of 1/4 oz of Hallertau for the last 5 minutes, I used...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By funkyskier
It smells OK. But Ive had a brew go south of...

It smells OK. But Ive had a brew go south of cheese on me before, and I have never seen white funky stuff before.

mk
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By funkyskier
Has this gone bad.

Just checking on a fermenting batch. The green stuff is hops. The white streaking foam has me worried! It has been in secondary for 5 days. Can I salvage it?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-22-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By funkyskier
Modified SMaSH Brew Date 9-21-2012 9#...

Modified SMaSH
Brew Date 9-21-2012

9# Weyermann Pilsner
# Cara Pilsner
4oz AA3.9 Saaz
Wyeast Belgian Abbey

Steep Grains in 2.5 Gallons 155F for 45 minutes
Dunk Sparge in 2 Gallons at...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-15-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By funkyskier
I read that its is not advisable to squeeze the...

I read that its is not advisable to squeeze the grains due to the fact that undesirable tanins are released from the grain into your wort. Anyone have an opinion on this?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-11-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By funkyskier
I like the idea of adding the tea at bottling. ...

I like the idea of adding the tea at bottling. To bad I just bottled before I read the post.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-11-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By funkyskier
What OG should I be shooting for on something...

What OG should I be shooting for on something like this? I would guess about 1.048- 1.052, but thats just a guess.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-10-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By funkyskier
Can I steep an all-grain SMaSH?

Is it possible to steep an all-grain SMaSH? I dont have a mash tun and want to try a SMaSh recipe.

9.5# Belgian Pils
4oz 3% AA Saaz (1.5@60,1.5@20,1@Flameout)
WLP550

I have done a few...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By funkyskier
I pulled this from BYO.com Wheat-beer yeasts...

I pulled this from BYO.com

Wheat-beer yeasts tend to be extremely temperature sensitive during the fermentation, more so than standard ale yeasts. Fermentations in the warmer end of the optimum...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-26-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By funkyskier
Here are my brew notes: AHS Pumpkin...

Here are my brew notes:

AHS Pumpkin Ale Brew Date 8/25/12

1 1/4 lbs 2-Row Malt
1 1/4 lbs Vienna Malt
Lbs Cara Munich Malt
lbs Crystal 60L Malt

1 lbs Amber DME
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-25-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By funkyskier
When do I add the Pumpkin??

Im getting things together to do an Austin Brew Supply Pumpkin Ale. The directions do not state when to add the pumpkin and they dont indicated if it should be strained out of the wort as it goes...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-11-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By funkyskier
First Lager missed FG by 6 points

My first lager has been fermenting for about 2 weeks. The SG was 1.042. I fermented at 52 degrees for 12 days and brought the temp up to about 72 over the last 48 hours. There has been no...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-07-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By funkyskier
First Time Yeast Starter Question.

Ive got my first yeast starter going. 4 to 1 water to DME. Its going great in my cooler set to 52 degrees for Lagering. The starter has settled into 3 layers. Ive seen other posts about decanting...
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