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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By joe6pack
It's been a while since I last visited the...

It's been a while since I last visited the site... I forgot to search before asking.
Sorry everybody!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-13-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,206
Posted By joe6pack
Sanitizing oak chips

I just picked up an IPA kit that has toasted oak chips in it. It says to sanitize them via steam like you were steaming vegetables. Basically when I do that I just put the veggies in a little water...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By joe6pack
Cool. Thanks.

Cool. Thanks.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By joe6pack
I don't think its time in this instance. They...

I don't think its time in this instance. They are from the same batch and it was from one day to the next.

You are right though about the beer aging. I thought it was a dud at first but after...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By joe6pack
fridge time/head size

Does a longer time in the fridge lead to a bigger head? I found an IPA that got pushed to the back of the fridge last week, and when I poured it, it had 5x the head than the one I poured the day...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-29-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,431
Posted By joe6pack
A pound of body fat is 3500 calories. I'm sorry,...

A pound of body fat is 3500 calories. I'm sorry, but you can't gain 4 pounds from four beers.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-25-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By joe6pack
Cool, thanks Nurmey.

Cool, thanks Nurmey.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-25-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By joe6pack
Pellets in a hop bag?

Should one put their pellet hops into a hop bag, or is the hop bag only for plug and leaf hops?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-24-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By joe6pack
Yeah after I posted the question, I figured...

Yeah after I posted the question, I figured people would think it was another extremely impatient noob wanting to bottle after 10 days.

It's been in there for about 3 weeks now. How long can it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-24-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By joe6pack
Primary time

How long is too long in the primary? It's a kolsch if that matters.

Production has been exceeding consumption resulting in a bottle shortage.

Guess I need to get :drunk: more.

This is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-23-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By joe6pack
Nice Score!

Nice Score!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By joe6pack
Dry vs. Liquid

Is there a very noticeable difference in taste between identical beers made with the same yeast strain, one liquid, one dry?

I know there is more choice in yeast strains with the liquid, but other...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-19-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By joe6pack
I heard that. Good job...

I heard that. Good job...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-01-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By joe6pack
Pull your dry hops out and let it wait. Check...

Pull your dry hops out and let it wait. Check your gravity when you pull your dry hops and then again in a few days.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-09-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,796
Posted By joe6pack
If you are going through Durham on the way, there...

If you are going through Durham on the way, there is a really really good beer store you should check out. Sam's Quik Shop (http://samsquikshop.com/)

It doesn't look like much, but the selection...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-08-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By joe6pack
Nice. I'll have to give it a try. Is there a...

Nice. I'll have to give it a try. Is there a good overview on wine making on the site somewhere?
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-08-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By joe6pack
Using beer bottles?

I have never made wine before, but I am thinking about it. Is there any reason why you couldn't bottle wine into beer bottles?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-08-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By joe6pack
Well thats true it already was a partial mash. I...

Well thats true it already was a partial mash. I just meant I wanted to have more grain in it to replace the LME. Seperating the Munich will be a problem as its already ground and mixed together in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By joe6pack
Dead guy clone

I decided to make Yoopers Dead Guy clone:

1 pound Cara-Munich
1 pound Munich
1/2 pound crystal 40L

Steep grains in a bag at 155 degrees for 30 minutes. Sparge with 1/2 gallon 170 degree...
Forum: Cider Forum 01-26-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By joe6pack
I put on a blow off tube to be safe. The one...

I put on a blow off tube to be safe. The one without the added sugar is developing a small krausen.

The reason I was asking about it is, I had heard that cider didn't make a krausen. My last...
Forum: Cider Forum 01-26-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By joe6pack
my cider has a krausen!

What gives?

I have two 1 gallon batches....
One is: 1 gal apple juice, 1 tsp yeast nutrient and 5 g of Montrachet

The other: exactly the same, but with 1.5 cup of brown sugar.

The one...
Forum: Introductions 01-19-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By joe6pack
Welcome to the site!

Welcome to the site!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-11-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By joe6pack
Yeah I was wondering about the 78. Man that...

Yeah I was wondering about the 78. Man that would feel good right now.

And I am happy to report its bubbling away right now.

Thanks again!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-11-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,094
Posted By joe6pack
Just take your airlock with you to the hardware...

Just take your airlock with you to the hardware store and try out a couple until you get the right fit. That's what I did.

But FYI, 1/2" ID tubing is what fit over the stem on my airlock.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-11-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By joe6pack
Alright, good deal. Thanks for the replies. ...

Alright, good deal. Thanks for the replies.

I usually do rehydrate, but it slipped my mind, and I didn't have time to boil and cool water, then allow time for the yeast to rehydrate.

I...
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