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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-04-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,730
Posted By StusBrew
So...It's been exactly 2 weeks since brewed it. ...

So...It's been exactly 2 weeks since brewed it. It was pretty vigorous fermentation for 2 days, maybe 3 days. I had blow off tubing on it in basement at 67 or 68 degrees F. At end of day 2 it...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-24-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,730
Posted By StusBrew
Well, day 2. Still going strong. Testing temps....

Well, day 2. Still going strong. Testing temps. around the "Ponderosa". Nothing higher than 69 right now (ugh... 69 is equivalent to like 666 or someting right. Just opposite. Whatever!)
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-23-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,730
Posted By StusBrew
So, it's been ??? since put this post. It's now...

So, it's been ??? since put this post. It's now July 22, 2013. Finally brewed it yesterday. 13 lb. Weyermann Pilsner, 3.5 lb. table sugar. 90 minute mash. 90 minute boil. Approximately 3 Liter...
Forum: General Techniques 07-14-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By StusBrew
Okay. Thanks. I guess I English sparge. I...

Okay. Thanks. I guess I English sparge. I mash, drain. Add sparge water, sit 10 minutes or so after stirring, drain.
Forum: General Techniques 07-14-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By StusBrew
Or maybe (just occured to me), mash enough for 5...

Or maybe (just occured to me), mash enough for 5 gallons or whatever your batch size is, and that's it?
Forum: General Techniques 07-14-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By StusBrew
What's an English sparge? I could Google or Bing...

What's an English sparge? I could Google or Bing it but...I figure let's see from home brewer's forum?! If it's 'quick sparge', kind of thinking batch sparge or no sparge or something.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-14-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By StusBrew
I was at a brew supply store today. Getting 1"...

I was at a brew supply store today. Getting 1" blow-off tubing and priming sugar. ALMOST bought a package of newer yeast and start over. We'll see. I brewed a California Common style beer 4 weeks...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-14-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By StusBrew
I checked gravity a half hour or so after posting...

I checked gravity a half hour or so after posting this last night. Was 1.042 ish. Slightly below that mark so probably 1.041 maybe. So I took off sandwich bag (out of tin foil and amazing how bad...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By StusBrew
Wyeast Belgian Abbey Ale II

So....Was planning on brewing a BGSA Sunday. Got a lot going on and kind of wishing I was going to do an extract version or something. Oh well. Well, I was 'oh well' until I started questioning my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-19-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By StusBrew
Wyeast 2112 aka my first "lager"

Hey all,
So going to try a steam beer. Using the California lager from Wyeast. Went through brew day just fine. Pitched yeast. And being the creepy guy that I am; had to go watch to see if the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-23-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
Gueze indeed. Awesome. Though wish I could have...

Gueze indeed. Awesome. Though wish I could have tasted it!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-22-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By StusBrew
FWIW, I have used both yeastcalc.com and...

FWIW, I have used both yeastcalc.com and mrmalty.com. You get different numbers from both. So that tells me right there that these pitching rate calculators are an approximation. I use both when I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-22-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
yeah...hmmm...You know, if I was THAT creative. ...

yeah...hmmm...You know, if I was THAT creative. Could have named the beer after that. Kind of like naming your child after first thing that happened after birth. "Moonglow" or "Bear Running" or...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-19-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
I'm pretty sure brew buddy is a reach. The guy...

I'm pretty sure brew buddy is a reach. The guy lives 20 minutes from town, but north of town. I live 20 minutes from town, but NORTH and WEST of town. So it's about 40 minutes from each other. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-19-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
Yeah. Let's hope. Though, as in most things. ...

Yeah. Let's hope. Though, as in most things. Learned lesson first time. Definitely, next time. I'm NOT taking my stuff to somebody else's place. Don't care how close they are. Come to my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-18-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
Alright. Got my stuff back. Jeebus. I feel...

Alright. Got my stuff back. Jeebus. I feel complete again. I had a robust porter working on it's 3rd week in primary. I'm kind of wanting it bottled so can get conditioned. Anyway, now I can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
unionerdr, you're right. Also, it is up to him. ...

unionerdr, you're right. Also, it is up to him. I was hesitant at first. We did it. And now....The guy probably did realize something. May not be for him like he thought. Though, I've lost...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-04-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
Well, finally should be getting my fermenting...

Well, finally should be getting my fermenting bucket and bottling bucket and bottle brush and spoon back. I keep mentioning another brew date. Same recipe, but he does the extract. I do the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
I live 20 minutes from any town. About an hour...

I live 20 minutes from any town. About an hour from a brw supply store. He lives about 10 - 15 minutes from town. But I guess he comes into town throughout the week for work and baseball and band...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
I don't know. I took it easy on him that day. I...

I don't know. I took it easy on him that day. I basically brewed his beer and let him pitch the yeast. It was like 5 p.m. when pitched and he had been on the phone for 20 or 25 minutes. I was...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-25-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By StusBrew
I have the Yeast book. but I just went here. ...

I have the Yeast book. but I just went here. Saw someone using 35 g DME and 2.5 g agar and 400 mL water. It made 10 plates for me. No problems. Swirling, heating, autoclaving. I did it at work...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-25-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By StusBrew
Oh yeah tiltie. It's one of those things you do,...

Oh yeah tiltie. It's one of those things you do, but don't think about. In most recipes making bacterial media. It calls for mixing the water and the ingredients and then adding to a hot water...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,676
Posted By StusBrew
Okay everyone. Update. Ugh...This guy and his...

Okay everyone. Update. Ugh...This guy and his family are super nice. Loved hanging out with them on brew day at their house. Problem is: he kind of has this flex/work from home thing going on. ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-24-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By StusBrew
I work in a lab. I make bacterial growth medium...

I work in a lab. I make bacterial growth medium all the time. Cut down on the water! Instead of 500 mL, try cutting that by 5-10%. (450 - 475 mL). Should make the media less watery and less...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-21-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By StusBrew
JimRausch, I've been thinking along same lines. ...

JimRausch, I've been thinking along same lines. Also, this robust porter I planned. It'll be approximately 6 %. A bit bigger than what I have been brewing. usually let things sit in primary for 2...
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