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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-11-2013, 12:24 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
That could possibly be it. There was maybe 1/2...

That could possibly be it. There was maybe 1/2 gal left once the fermenter was filled. I think possibly my boil off rate was off. I haven't boiled on a stove in years & estimated 1 gal per hour...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-11-2013, 12:50 AM
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Posted By jmd1971
Help w/ DIPA Recipe

I just started trying 1 gallon BIAB batches of higher gravity beers & tried a scaled down DIPA recipe today. However, my OG came out WAY too low as expected by BeerSmith. Here's the recipe:
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Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-01-2013, 11:27 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Edit: Most of the issue revolves around boiling &...

Edit: Most of the issue revolves around boiling & cleaning. How to boil & clean using two standard sized pots in a typical kitchen sink....
Forum: BIAB Brewing 01-01-2013, 11:19 PM
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Question: I have been doing BIAB for the last 6...

Question: I have been doing BIAB for the last 6 months (10 batches or so) & now that its cold as hell outside in New England, I was wondering how to pull this off indoors. My thought was to do the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-21-2012, 06:08 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
+1 to bill above. The Brewers Cyrstals could...

+1 to bill above. The Brewers Cyrstals could have thinned the body too, giving it a more dry champagne-like mouthfeel
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-13-2012, 02:15 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
I have a keggle with ball valve & would always...

I have a keggle with ball valve & would always gets tons of break in my fermenter no matter what I tried when using the valve. I have since moved to the racking method & has worked perfectly & not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-12-2012, 01:54 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Congrats - all the best!

Congrats - all the best!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-12-2012, 01:49 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
What sort of beer? What yeast? From 30K feet,...

What sort of beer? What yeast? From 30K feet, the sulphury smell is fairly common for certain yest strains....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-12-2012, 12:02 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Thanks for the input - it's started fermenting...

Thanks for the input - it's started fermenting steadily with 1/2 of krausen since about midnight. Like you said, there's not much I can do now. Maybe I should have waited until today & gotten a...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-12-2012, 10:44 AM
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Posted By jmd1971
Thanks - yeah, I had already raised to 68-70 &...

Thanks - yeah, I had already raised to 68-70 & swirled twice with no luck. I know starter are recommended & used to do them a few years back, but I'm too lazy so have been just pitching right from...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-12-2012, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jmd1971
Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation

Hi, after brewing an altbier on Sat & pitching Wyeast 2565 (Kolsch), I had no activity after ~36 hrs. To clarify, when I activated the smack pack, it never really inflated so I suspected something...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2012, 06:21 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
To answer your original question though, 1.013 is...

To answer your original question though, 1.013 is not too low for an altbier FG. Per the BJCP guidelines, the FG range is FG: 1.010 1.015. You're currently right in the middle so probably not...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jmd1971
Just decant carefully when pouring & leave the...

Just decant carefully when pouring & leave the sediment in the bottle....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2012, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
You could but it would take quite some time. You...

You could but it would take quite some time. You really want to cool down to the 60's as quickly as you possibly can in order to picth the yeast & stave off any baddies taking hold. If you live in...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-09-2012, 05:59 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Or make your life a whole lot easier & BIAB. For...

Or make your life a whole lot easier & BIAB. For a great primer, check this out:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/biab-brewing-pics-233289/

I've done both methods over the years, but now only...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-09-2012, 05:56 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
If you're in no rush to carbonate, set to desired...

If you're in no rush to carbonate, set to desired pressure & wait 10ish days. You'll be good to go! Or you can rush it more by setting to 30 psi for 24 hours, remove CO2, bleed pressure & set to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-07-2012, 03:25 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Didn't see it in MA when in store on Friday - the...

Didn't see it in MA when in store on Friday - the Beer Manager was pissed they hadn't received their shipment yet....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-07-2012, 03:24 PM
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Posted By jmd1971
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-07-2012, 03:22 PM
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Views: 2,070
Posted By jmd1971
Check out the following podcasts: Basic Brewing...

Check out the following podcasts: Basic Brewing Radio, BeerSmith.com, The Brewing Network - Brew Strong & The Brewing Netwok - The Jamil Show. All good homebrewing oriented podcasts. For more...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-31-2012, 10:32 AM
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Posted By jmd1971
Were they cask beers or CO2?

Were they cask beers or CO2?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-30-2012, 10:45 AM
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Posted By jmd1971
Look up the Centennial Blonde recipe in the...

Look up the Centennial Blonde recipe in the database. Great beer & sounds just what you're looking to brew...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-23-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By jmd1971
Yeah, if you have a Tupperware container, even...

Yeah, if you have a Tupperware container, even better. Throw 'em in there in a cool, dry space & you'll be fine for quite some time....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-16-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By jmd1971
What else would provide the ridiculous sulphur...

What else would provide the ridiculous sulphur coming off of it? It is definitely the beer - it's closed in the bathroom now & reeks. When I first got home stuck my nose in the blowoff jug & almost...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-16-2012, 11:05 PM
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Views: 749
Posted By jmd1971
Fairly low for the Weihenstephan yeast - prob mid...

Fairly low for the Weihenstephan yeast - prob mid 60's. Absolutely stinks! I've been brewing for about 10 years & never had a stench like this. I keep it in our shower stall in the basement of a 3...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-16-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By jmd1971
Unreal sulphur/poo smell from Wyeast 3068

Hey all, I brewed a Dunkelweizen yesterday & pitched Wyeast 3068. When I came home today, the ENTIRE house REEKS like diarrhea. Totally gross. My wife is almost gagging. Now, I've had some...
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