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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-22-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By jeremydgreat
I know this thread is 5 years old now but that...

I know this thread is 5 years old now but that gave me a good hearty laugh this morning. Malticulous, wherever you are, I salute you. The least helpful comments I've ever seen on homebrewtalk.com....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-18-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
You know what... that's it. Holy...

You know what...

that's it.


Holy jeebus. I didn't know "brewhouse" and "mash" efficiency were 2 different things.

After I pop my recipe into the calculator...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-18-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
The brewhouse efficiency was set to 75%. I after...

The brewhouse efficiency was set to 75%. I after gathering a pre-boil gravity reading on 7.5 gallons, the calculator (http://www.brewersfriend.com/brewhouse-efficiency/) gave me my brewhouse...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-18-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
Correct. 1.072 was what the recipe builder...

Correct. 1.072 was what the recipe builder predicted.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-18-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
Great thought. However, I distinctly remember...

Great thought. However, I distinctly remember giving the wort a stir before dipping my spoon in and getting a couple drops. That doesn't mean it wasn't totally unstratified though.

So far, I think...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-17-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
I took the pre-boil wort gravity using a...

I took the pre-boil wort gravity using a refractometer. The refractometer was calibrated today and when I took the OG reading (post boil) I double checked it with a standard hydrometer and it was...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-17-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
hmm. So, maybe the recipe builder on...

hmm. So, maybe the recipe builder on brewersfriend.com is off then. That would be a shame. I can't imagine I'm the first person to discover a major bug like that!

Also, I boiled down to about 6...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-16-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
1.052 The recipe said I was supposed to be...

1.052

The recipe said I was supposed to be at 1.05

Any ideas? How could the OG be so far off after boiling, cooling, and then taking a reading right before pitching the yeast and letting it...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-10-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
I also just did an iodine color test on the...

I also just did an iodine color test on the post-boil wort (does that work after the boil?) I didn't see any color change (reaction to starch.)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-10-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
All the numbers are there in the recipe: ...

All the numbers are there in the recipe:

http://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/59350/hopstand-ipa-v2-citra-amarillo

The preboil volume was 7.5gal and after a 60 minute boil,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-10-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
I took a refractometer reading, converted it to...

I took a refractometer reading, converted it to an OG reading (using this (http://www.brewersfriend.com/refractometer-calculator/)) and then popped the OG and the recipe into this...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-10-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By jeremydgreat
OG is pretty far off, but all the numbers are right.

Wondering if you guys can help me with something. I brewed this recipe:

http://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/59350/hopstand-ipa-v2-citra-amarillo

... everything went perfect. I hit...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-16-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By jeremydgreat
Well that was sad.

Well that was sad.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By jeremydgreat
Really!? Nada? :-(

Really!? Nada?

:-(
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-10-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By jeremydgreat
Critique my Apricot IPA please!

Tell me what you think! Chinook for clean bittering alphas, cascade for hop body and amarillo for citrus'y orange'y aroma.

Brew Method: All Grain
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.2 gallons...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-03-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By jeremydgreat
@misterclean That's it! This was the first time...

@misterclean That's it! This was the first time I've used a Whirlfloc too. That must be it. Surprised more people didn't immediately identify it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By jeremydgreat
Never seen this before.

I was brewing an IPA (http://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/view/48419/hopstand-nelson-citra-simcoe) yesterday and noticed a lot of white stringy chunks swirling around the kettle. They were...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-23-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By jeremydgreat
Dumped. What a tragedy. Better than...

Dumped.

What a tragedy. Better than shattered glass though.

Thanks for the advice guys!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-23-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By jeremydgreat
Woops. Too much priming sugar

Oh man. I just messed up. I was bottling a few bottles for a competition and added too much priming sugar.

I did a few bottles with 1 tsp and a few with 1.5 tsp of corn sugar. Yes, I added the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By jeremydgreat
Go a week left with dry-hopping. Can't wait to...

Go a week left with dry-hopping. Can't wait to taste it! The hydrometer tasting was very good.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-22-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By jeremydgreat
Thanks all. Going to just set it on top a little...

Thanks all. Going to just set it on top a little more loosely next time. Mainly I just wanted to make sure I didn't get a bunch of people saying "OMG don't use a lid when you sparge!"

:-)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By jeremydgreat
Removing kegs for 24 hours okay?

I was thinking about removing a couple kegs from my keezer to make room for crash-cooling a carboy (a particularly cloudy IIPA that I want to settle out) before kegging.

Think it's okay to remove...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-21-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By jeremydgreat
Do you use the lid on your mash tun while fly sparging?

This might be a silly question, but for those of you with the cylindrical cooler mash tuns... do you keep the lid on the mash tun while you fly sparge or do you keep the top off?

My method so far...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-03-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By jeremydgreat
Does this IPA (ag) recipe look tasty?

I'm going for pretty dry, slightly malty, full headed IPA that showcases hops well.

Title: Hopstand: Nelson Citra Simcoe

Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By jeremydgreat
FOLLOW UP: Okay, so I brewed the exact same...

FOLLOW UP:

Okay, so I brewed the exact same recipe, methods, and equipment. The one thing I changed about the grain bill, was I took the rice hulls DOWN from 1lb to .5lb. Once again, I hit all my...
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