Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 305
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: tom777
Forum: Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 03-17-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,514
Posted By tom777
my wife and I bought a Traeger Lil Tex Elite a...

my wife and I bought a Traeger Lil Tex Elite a couple weeks back. More days than not it gets used for something so far. Never thought I'd say this, but I think at this point I'm ready to get rid of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-31-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 91,078
Posted By tom777
+5 Irish Blonde +5 BarleyWine = 40,575.5

+5 Irish Blonde
+5 BarleyWine
= 40,575.5
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-22-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By tom777
you know the saying -- "the last one is the best...

you know the saying -- "the last one is the best one"!

I used to set aside a 12 pack of every batch to age a bit. Of course I was brewing so much I didn't really have much problem letting the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-22-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By tom777
sometimes it takes awhile -- I also had batch...

sometimes it takes awhile -- I also had batch (k-97 yeast) where the krausen didn't drop for 3 weeks
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,321
Posted By tom777
I used k-97 with the NB Octorberfest extract kit...

I used k-97 with the NB Octorberfest extract kit and was happy with that... given that I can't lager....
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-19-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By tom777
assuming full boils -- a pot size of 2x the batch...

assuming full boils -- a pot size of 2x the batch size isn't a necessity, but it's nice to have the extra head room. I think some folks do 5g full boils in 30qt kettles, but that doesn't leave much...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-19-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,764
Posted By tom777
I probably won't be doing much upgrading. I've...

I probably won't be doing much upgrading. I've already blown plenty of $$ ahead of the tax time on a few things.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-19-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By tom777
Just bottled a barleywine, but not specifically...

Just bottled a barleywine, but not specifically as a bigfoot clone. I definitely do like the bigfoot though. I have a case of it in my storage room and will be saving most or all of it to dring next...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-19-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By tom777
congrats on your first brew! Sure to be the...

congrats on your first brew! Sure to be the first of many..
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-08-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,485
Posted By tom777
Hard to say what my average actually is as I kind...

Hard to say what my average actually is as I kind of go in streaks.
The last few months have been kind of rough. In December and January I bought several wine kits some of which were > $100 and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-06-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,165
Posted By tom777
One of my first beers was the Coopers Australian...

One of my first beers was the Coopers Australian Pale Ale canned kit. In spite of making it with only adding corn sugar, this kit turned out great.

More recently:
Coopers European Lager kit
+...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By tom777
I like this!

I like this!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-05-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By tom777
It's been a long winter here also; I'm pretty...

It's been a long winter here also; I'm pretty excited to see it warming up as it's good to get the kids back outside doing things instead of being cooped up indoors.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-05-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By tom777
I've recently started using using a simple swamp...

I've recently started using using a simple swamp cooler to keep my temps down. It seems it's not as cool as I thought in my downstairs utility room -- sometimes about 70-72F. Swapping ice bottles 2...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By tom777
sorry 'bout that :) It really isn't that bad. ...

sorry 'bout that :) It really isn't that bad. I actually have a couple batches ready to bottle myself. Not sure if I'm gonna tackle both in one day or not... We'll see I guess..
Forum: General Techniques 04-05-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,547
Posted By tom777
I sometimes (if I remember) do lightly stir a bit...

I sometimes (if I remember) do lightly stir a bit with the siphon hose after I finish, but that's it. As most folks do, I just siphon on to the priming solution and let it swirl together. After 40+...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-05-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By tom777
well, to get back on topic here a bit... I hope...

well, to get back on topic here a bit... I hope to soon be doing full boils. I've gotten my 10G kettle, so now I'm just a wort chiller away :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By tom777
I've bottled 2 batches in 1 day only twice. I...

I've bottled 2 batches in 1 day only twice. I don't mind bottling but 1 batch at a time is enough.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-29-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,270
Posted By tom777
I use the 6G better bottles for most of my...

I use the 6G better bottles for most of my 'regular' brews. Some need a blow-off tube, some don't. For the higher OG beers I'll use a 8 gallon bucket.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-16-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By tom777
yeah, given that the fermentation took off rather...

yeah, given that the fermentation took off rather quickly, I'm not too concerned. I've never used any dry yeast that was expired for more than a month or so prior to this so I was just second...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-16-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By tom777
I used some expired yeast...

I had a couple packs of Safbrew S-33 yeast in my fridge that expired last summer. I decided I'd try using that in my Peach ale this past Friday. While hyrdrating the first pack, it didn't get all...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-14-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By tom777
I'm getting close to batch #50 and still log...

I'm getting close to batch #50 and still log every batch in a spreadsheet also.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 91,078
Posted By tom777
+ 5 gallons Peach ale = 6256.5

+ 5 gallons Peach ale
= 6256.5
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By tom777
I label my beer with the 3/4" round "rummage...

I label my beer with the 3/4" round "rummage sale" labels. These come in sheets of 24 and are easy to run through a printer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-12-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,747
Posted By tom777
you won't regret doing the right thing.

you won't regret doing the right thing.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 305

 
Forum Jump