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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-08-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,352
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Old thread - new question

So I did a 10% red barleywine and a 7% pale from the same batch of 24# of malt- both were hooked up to blowoff tubes running into a quart or so of iodine solution.

After fermentation was complete...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 06-18-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,567
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I'm having some issues with the new update to the...

I'm having some issues with the new update to the forum.

For starters, why does the search engine suck so bad now? That was the highlight of this site and now previous searches that were...
Forum: Pilsner 06-07-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,714
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
That grist looks NOTHING like an Urquell. It's...

That grist looks NOTHING like an Urquell. It's one of my fav styles and I've done tons of research. I have no idea how the judges didn't taste all of this:

7.0 0.50 lbs. Rye Malt
7.0 0.50...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Personally, I'd go with flaked rice (added along...

Personally, I'd go with flaked rice (added along with your regular mash) and forgo the cereal mash. Can't really comment on the yeast as I have no prior experience with it.
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 06-05-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I'm in Johnson City and feel the same way. Just...

I'm in Johnson City and feel the same way. Just need the $ to do it. Good luck!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-05-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Typically you're only steeping for flavor from...

Typically you're only steeping for flavor from those grains. Since you're using typically such a small amount it isn't feasible to count on 1 or 2 pounds of grain to offer that much fermentability. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-25-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
+1 on tasting first.

+1 on tasting first.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-25-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Usually the flavorings come in 4oz bottles -...

Usually the flavorings come in 4oz bottles - suggested use is 2oz. I accidentally used a whole bottle in an Abita Purple Haze clone and it was almost overpowering. I'd stick with the 2oz as...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I had a canned answer for you until the...

I had a canned answer for you until the 'moisture' issue. try a desk fan aimed directly at it. Of course there's the option of buying a chest freezer w/johnson external thermostat control if you...
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 04-23-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Sounds like the Dallas festival went MUCH better...

Sounds like the Dallas festival went MUCH better than the Austin one, but I'm pretty sure it's different folks running it anyhow. I'm looking forward to making next years in Dallas. Thanks for the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-16-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Just throwing this out there but I'd dry hop...

Just throwing this out there but I'd dry hop closer to a week @ least. 2 days may not be long enough to impart the fresh hop aroma you're looking for. Good luck!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-11-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I'd have been happy with a 1.02, any lower is...

I'd have been happy with a 1.02, any lower is getting pretty dry, even for an Irish red. I'm sure you're aware, but just because the airlock is bubbling away doesn't necessarily mean that...
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 04-10-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Just thought I'd bump this thread with an update...

Just thought I'd bump this thread with an update on how it went. I'm just going to post someone else's review because their assessment really hits the nail on the head. At least they refunded the...
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 03-30-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Funk YEAH I'm going. Been looking forward to...

Funk YEAH I'm going. Been looking forward to this for the past 2 months.
Forum: Introductions 03-30-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I use a brew belt. The belt emits a constant...

I use a brew belt. The belt emits a constant 75-80F. Between the belt and the chest freezer (exactly like the one you described), I'm able to keep my temps at a constant 65F. Good luck buddy.
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 02-27-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Yes, we're in the same building. The equipment...

Yes, we're in the same building. The equipment rental is one half of the business, the beer side is separate. The Homebrew side is open M-F 10-5, Sat 10-2. I just spent a couple bucks on...
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 02-27-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Only one thus far, and they're only buying bungs...

Only one thus far, and they're only buying bungs for the barrels right now. It sure would be nice to land all these wineries in one way or another; they're sprouting up everywhere..
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-07-2012, 09:55 PM
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Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Count me in! :ban:

Count me in! :ban:
Forum: Introductions 01-03-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Welcome to the forum! Keep us posted on how the...

Welcome to the forum! Keep us posted on how the brew turns out:mug:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-03-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Sure have; Sean (the brewer) is a good buddy of...

Sure have; Sean (the brewer) is a good buddy of mine.:rockin:

Right now he's got 4 or 5 micro-brews on tap to try - ranging from a wheat to a stout.. It's got great ambiance on the weekends with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-29-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Excellent! We'd love to meet ya and gain your...

Excellent! We'd love to meet ya and gain your business. There's also a new micro-brewery here in town - Pecan Street Brewery, that you might want to check out also..:mug:

BTW - we're almost...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-28-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Your local HBS should have peach flavoring; I'd...

Your local HBS should have peach flavoring; I'd use 2oz of the stuff to get the desired flavor at bottling/kegging time. It's a lot safer than messing with the actual fruit IMHO. :mug:
Forum: Introductions 12-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 30
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
Welcome and congrats on your new setup! This is...

Welcome and congrats on your new setup! This is a great site; don't hesitate to use it. You'll find as you probably already have that this is a friendly community willing to help with your brewing...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-27-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
I know your doing wine and not beer but, I did...

I know your doing wine and not beer but, I did notice in, "Brewing Quality Beers" by Byron Burch that it...

..."needs to be conditioned with an acid, such as Citric or Tartaric, or the inemaking...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-23-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By HopToItHomebrew
no prob! For color w/not much taste imparted I'd...

no prob! For color w/not much taste imparted I'd go with an ounce - 2oz of debittered black. I've run the suggested recipe through an SRM calculator here: Beer Color Calculator SRM | Brewer's...
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