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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By FAJ
You can get an approximate estimate of OG by...

You can get an approximate estimate of OG by recipe. Extract being easier to estimate than grain.

At what temperature did you get the OG at? Did you use top-off water? Was it well mixed?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-04-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,927
Posted By FAJ
Dying is for Fools, Strong Ale

Dying is for Fools, Strong Ale
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-03-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,145
Posted By FAJ
Mine is dancing corn.

Mine is dancing corn.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-24-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By FAJ
A blow-off tube will show less bubbling than the...

A blow-off tube will show less bubbling than the 3-piece. Also are you sure the tube doesn't have a small leak somewhere that may be letting out the pressure?

I had a pretty tame fermentation with...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-23-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By FAJ
There are people that will say you can indeed...

There are people that will say you can indeed make award winning beers with extract. If you like the partial mash and don't want to move to all-grain, then don't move to all-grain!

As for kits, I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-23-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,791
Posted By FAJ
Just about 5.5% ABV on average

Just about 5.5% ABV on average
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-16-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,359
Posted By FAJ
Mostly IPA here.

Mostly IPA here.
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-31-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By FAJ
Adding dextrose will raise the OG, and give you a...

Adding dextrose will raise the OG, and give you a higher ABV in the end product. It will also dry out the end product a bit.

If it is part of the recipe, then it is part of the recipe! You never...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-24-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By FAJ
I just leave the tubing on the auto-siphon :D

I just leave the tubing on the auto-siphon :D
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-21-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,681
Posted By FAJ
I use DeathBrewer's BIAB method, and I dunk and...

I use DeathBrewer's BIAB method, and I dunk and stir (10 mins). Mid 70s effeciency. About 8-10 batches.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-21-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,114
Posted By FAJ
I spray everything with my Starsan Solution spray...

I spray everything with my Starsan Solution spray bottle during the whole process. Pretty much the whole time I am waiting for the boil, or for the mash etc. Beer in one hand, spraybottle in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,676
Posted By FAJ
I have done BIAB many times, and I always put the...

I have done BIAB many times, and I always put the bag in before pouring the water in and heating it. I didn't even know the bag could melt this way! I have a snug fit on top of the kettle and I keep...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-13-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,606
Posted By FAJ
I saw the bottles loose at the store the other...

I saw the bottles loose at the store the other day and saw the price. I thought it was a mistake. I have never seen 12oz standard bottles sold individually like that.

or at that price!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-11-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,120
Posted By FAJ
http://itsguycode.com/images/stories/one-up/mario-...

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Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-10-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 55,644
Posted By FAJ
3570 + 5 = 3575

3570 + 5 = 3575
Forum: Extract Brewing 01-10-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By FAJ
I liked the PSA IPA very much. Good kit, good...

I liked the PSA IPA very much. Good kit, good beer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-06-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,287
Posted By FAJ
EdWort's Haus Pale Ale BierMuncher's Black...

EdWort's Haus Pale Ale
BierMuncher's Black Pearl Porter (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f126/black-pearl-porter-ag-24243/) <- Seriously good
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,437
Posted By FAJ
I use a secondary to dry-hop or add fruit. Or...

I use a secondary to dry-hop or add fruit. Or when I want to free up a primary. I don't use one in the normal beer procedure or on any schedule otherwise. A long primary works just fine.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-21-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,861
Posted By FAJ
I did an extract, then a partial mash, then all...

I did an extract, then a partial mash, then all grain.

I brew in the kitchen and can only manage half-batches with all grain, or 5.5gal partial mashes. I won't do straight extract anymore. I agree...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-21-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 98,700
Posted By FAJ
Maybe if he got dirtier while doing it.

Maybe if he got dirtier while doing it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-21-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,410
Posted By FAJ
As long as you don't have to move far away for...

As long as you don't have to move far away for the position, then there is not much harm in taking it. You can always use it to resume-build and switch employment if a better oppurtunity comes up.
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By FAJ
2 pints in 2 gallons probably wouldn't do it, but...

2 pints in 2 gallons probably wouldn't do it, but I know I have used tap water and gotten band aid results before. Even after boiling; I assume Central PA water just has a high concentration of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-20-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By FAJ
Also, in many cases (such as partial mashes and...

Also, in many cases (such as partial mashes and all-grain) you are looking to boil off water! Sometimes it is neccasary to boil for a bit before additions just for boil-off.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,166
Posted By FAJ
I am drinking a regular IPA right now that has a...

I am drinking a regular IPA right now that has a similar profile to that, with no oats or black malt.

Hop Schedule:
1 oz Chinook @ 60
1 oz Chinook @ 30
.5 Centennial @ 15
.5 Centennial @ 10...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,285
Posted By FAJ
6 or so batches in, no infections. But I did...

6 or so batches in, no infections. But I did sanitize during my first batch with bleach (before reading through most of this forum) and got some seriously band-aid flavored beer. Not really an...
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