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Forum: Group Buys 06-17-2014, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I had a similar issue, but I disassembled and...

I had a similar issue, but I disassembled and thoroughly cleaned the rollers and now my mill works perfectly again. I think the problem was that the rollers got packed with grain dust, which...
Forum: Group Buys 06-12-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
BTW, I got one of the containers and they were...

BTW, I got one of the containers and they were pretty nice. IMO, definitely worth the $5.
Forum: Group Buys 06-12-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I believe that Redman picked up a bunch of these...

I believe that Redman picked up a bunch of these before the last buy and let people have them at cost. I believe that the guy only lives about 5 minutes away from the pickup. You might want to send...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Skipper74
I see, so I assume the finished beer (using a...

I see, so I assume the finished beer (using a kolsch yeast) has lager-like qualities? Has anyone used a bottom-fermenting lager yeast on a blonde?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-17-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Is kolsch yeast a lager (i.e. bottom-fermenting)...

Is kolsch yeast a lager (i.e. bottom-fermenting) or an ale (i.e. top-fermenting) yeast?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-16-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Lager Yeast in a Blonde

In BCS, Jamil includes his blonde ale in the "Light Hybrid" category. He states that a blonde can be brewed using ale or lager yeast, although he says that if lager yeast is used, it should be...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-13-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
You could also just use your Magnum for bittering...

You could also just use your Magnum for bittering as well. Matching the AA% (or adjusting the amount used based on AA%) is more important in a bittering addition than the hop type.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-06-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Have you looked at the recipe for Biermuncher's...

Have you looked at the recipe for Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde? That is my go-to blonde ale.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-28-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Yeah, so far I have been very pleased with it. ...

Yeah, so far I have been very pleased with it. Last night, I sampled the Oktoberfest that I made with the washed 34/70 and, again, no trace of any off flavors. The real test will be with the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-27-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
For what it is worth, I went ahead and brewed a...

For what it is worth, I went ahead and brewed a Schwarzbier using this yeast. It fermented at my basement ambient temperature, which was about 56 degrees F, so the wort probably ended up close to 60...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-27-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I used to watch the Frugal Gourmet on Saturday...

I used to watch the Frugal Gourmet on Saturday afternoon when I was in high school. (Right before Yan Can Cook.) The first cookbook I ever owned was an autographed copy of "The Frugal Gourmet Cooks...
Forum: Group Buys 02-18-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I will be there to sort as well.

I will be there to sort as well.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-12-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
American Amber Ale

American Amber Ale
Forum: Group Buys 02-12-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
If you get a chance, could you post a pic of the...

If you get a chance, could you post a pic of the barrels? Thanks.
Forum: Group Buys 02-08-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I am happy to help sort.

I am happy to help sort.
Forum: Group Buys 02-07-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
What time on next Sunday do you anticipate for...

What time on next Sunday do you anticipate for the pickup?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-24-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Exactly what I was thinking about--the melanoidin...

Exactly what I was thinking about--the melanoidin would provide the extra malt character missing because of the lack of a decoction. But it appears that most recipes for an Oktoberfest skip the...
Forum: Group Buys 01-23-2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
I just opened a split of pilsner if anyone is...

I just opened a split of pilsner if anyone is interested.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-23-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Skipper74
Melanoidin/Aromatic in an Oktoberfest?

All of the descriptions of Oktoberfest that I see emphasize its malty profile. I understand that melanoidin and aromatic malt both add an intensely malty flavor to beer. I have not really seen many...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-14-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Skipper74
To sanitize: 1. Remove tube from auto...

To sanitize:

1. Remove tube from auto siphon, coil and submerge in Star San to sanitize the outside. (This may be unnecessary, but it's what I did.) Spray siphon with Star San.

2. Feed...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-13-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Skipper74
Thanks. I tried out the system for the first...

Thanks. I tried out the system for the first time on Saturday and it worked like a charm. Here's a few photos showing the conical, the conduit that I installed between the garage and the basement...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-09-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Skipper74
Fermenting W-34/70 at Top of Temp. Range

I am deciding what to brew this weekend for my inaugural conical batch. I would really like to brew a Schwartzbier using W-34/70. Unfortunately, I do not have temperature control, so I am at the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-05-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Skipper74
So I decided that I would keep my conical on top...

So I decided that I would keep my conical on top of a table in order to raise it up enough to do a gravity transfer. While positioning the table in my basement where I ferment, I noticed the FIOS...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-31-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By Skipper74
No problem at all, I hope your beer turns out...

No problem at all, I hope your beer turns out well. Let us know after you try it.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-31-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By Skipper74
It is my wife's favorite beer, so I brew a couple...

It is my wife's favorite beer, so I brew a couple batches a year for her. She has a dedicated tap that alternates between SA White Christmas and SA Summer Ale clones. I do not find the beer to be...
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