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Forum: Stout 11-07-2012, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Laurel
Wonderful! I run nitro on the kegerator and have...

Wonderful! I run nitro on the kegerator and have a stout faucet. Should be beautiful. My father in law wants an imperial stout that we can add espresso to. I want to make something to age on...
Forum: Stout 11-07-2012, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Laurel
Buying the ingredients for this today. Wish me...

Buying the ingredients for this today. Wish me luck!
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,565
Posted By Laurel
I'm willing to bet that the SoCal water quality...

I'm willing to bet that the SoCal water quality is notably lower than water you'd find in somewhere like the PNW or Alaska.
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,565
Posted By Laurel
Cysts and spores are definitely terribly...

Cysts and spores are definitely terribly dangerous, especially when the wort has spent an hour boiling.
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,565
Posted By Laurel
Conversely stating that just because someone...

Conversely stating that just because someone doesn't filter their water they will not be making good beer doesn't necessarily help many brewers either.
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,565
Posted By Laurel
Interesting. I happily drink water straight out...

Interesting. I happily drink water straight out of the tap. It doesn't have detectable chlorine flavor and my water district doesn't treat the water with chloramines. I am SHOCKED that you will...
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Laurel
Partigyle - Imperial & Dry Irish stout?

I'm interested in doing a dual-beer day, and it seems as though this may be an easier way of doing this. I'd like to make an imperial stout (and intend to eventually rack it on top of bourbon soaked...
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By Laurel
Hi Dave - If you have a portable burner, a...

Hi Dave -
If you have a portable burner, a bunch of friends are coming by to make a few batches of beer (and to eat pizza and drink beer) and you're welcome to come by and brew with us in a couple...
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Laurel
Sounds interesting. I would prefer to...

Sounds interesting. I would prefer to pre-ferment with yeast in my standard carboy (I only have 1x 6.5gal carboy) and rack it off as a "standard" beer. Then all of the buggies will stay in one of...
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,565
Posted By Laurel
We have great water in the Seattle area. In the...

We have great water in the Seattle area. In the past I treated with camden tabs, but the last (and most successful AG batch I've done) I forgot the camden this time and had no issues with anything...
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,693
Posted By Laurel
I have a history in food prep. Vanilla bean...

I have a history in food prep. Vanilla bean flavor is best extracted either via spirits or by heat. Vanilla extract is basically just split and scraped vanilla beans soaked in cheap flavorless...
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Laurel
Sour beer newb

Hello Folks!
I used to post here often, but after buying a house and having a couple tries at all-grain(upgraded my setup right before buying the house - I figured that beer equip would be a low...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By Laurel
I just checked the keg. The pressure relief...

I just checked the keg. The pressure relief valve is stuck shut. I assume it's leaking and beer got into it and made it sticky. I sprayed it with some starsan to help loosen it up and will get it...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By Laurel
How many kegs should a 5lb tank of beergas mixture be able to serve?

I vaguely remember reading something about the nitro/co2 mixture being in gas state instead of liquid state so it doesn't hold as much, but I can't remember much past that.

We've served about 1/2...
Forum: Washington HomeBrew Forum 07-15-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,272
Posted By Laurel
I'm in. Give me a weekend and I'll do my best to...

I'm in. Give me a weekend and I'll do my best to make it. I have a propane burner and pot/mash tun big enough for 10 gallon batches. :)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-21-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,452
Posted By Laurel
And throw out all of your racking tubes. Don't...

And throw out all of your racking tubes. Don't serve that out of your kegerator if you don't want to disassemble everything that touched the beer or subsequent brews to get infected.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-16-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,372
Posted By Laurel
Still apfelwein goes down smoother and quicker...

Still apfelwein goes down smoother and quicker which one would assume makes it more dangerous. Sparkling apfelwein is remarkably similar to sparkling cider (Martinelli's) or soda which also makes it...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-15-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Laurel
I started mine today. 1lb corn sugar ...

I started mine today.

1lb corn sugar
3.75lbs table sugar
.5 lb light dme
1 whirlfloc tab
add enough water to equal 2 gallons, boil 10 minutes

In carboy
5 tsp yeast nutrient
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Laurel
Interesting. Well then. I hope that I don't...

Interesting. Well then. I hope that I don't have an adverse reaction. Of course if I do, then HWMBO will be pleased, a whole keg of apfelwein to himself!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Laurel
So just add 5 campden tablets and it should help?...

So just add 5 campden tablets and it should help? I want to avoid affecting the flavor of the beer if at all possible. I don't think that adding sulfites is a good plan for me, I'm sensitive to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Laurel
Killing yeast, will it help?

I'm planning on having a group of people over in a few weeks with digestive tracts unaccustomed to live yeast. Now we all know the result of such digestive tracts combined with homebrew. If I were...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-30-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,252
Posted By Laurel
Man, I'd have tried just making sangria. Some...

Man, I'd have tried just making sangria. Some strawberries and a couple lemons can make any red tasted good.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-28-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Laurel
OK, Swell, I'll give it a shot!

OK, Swell, I'll give it a shot!
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-28-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Laurel
So I should put all 11 cans of lemonade in to...

So I should put all 11 cans of lemonade in to begin with and not feed the must gradually over the course of a couple weeks to slowly ramp up acidity/sugar content like one would with a mead or...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-28-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Laurel
So I should make almost all 5 gallons of the must...

So I should make almost all 5 gallons of the must (maybe with 1/2 the lemonade), add some camden tablets, and let it sit 24 hours for the camden to do its thing, then pull some out for a starter in...
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