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  1. Otis The Drunk

    How to Triple Hop a Miller Lite Clone!

    No they are telling you exactly how many hops are in a BBL of their beer.
  2. Otis The Drunk

    NorCal bulk grain buy pics!!!

    OK I'm confused, I thought there was going to be pics.
  3. Otis The Drunk

    How old are you?

    46 years old here
  4. Otis The Drunk

    Frozen carboys

    I have done that once and I started to notice tiny stress fractures forming on one of my carboys.
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    AS far as Hops, you'll need some really old. low alpha acid hops.... Willamette, Goldings, fuggle or Saaz will work.
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    You better get started soon then. What you'll need to do is a torbid mash. Traditional Torbid Mash: From Page 141 of Wild Brews by Jeff Sparrow Assume 2 quarts of water per pound of grain. (1.9 liters/450 grams) 1. Dough in Wheat, and add malt with 20% of the water to achieve 113° F...
  7. Otis The Drunk

    It burns my nose!

    It Burns us!!!!!
  8. Otis The Drunk

    Does anyone Twitter?

    Does anyone Twitter? Not while people are looking. :D
  9. Otis The Drunk

    It's Saturday, who is brewing?!

    Not me, the ball valve on my mash tun froze and split and I can't afford another one until pay day. :(
  10. Otis The Drunk

    Um guys- is this infected?!?!?

    Yeah I was setting there with Mad Scientist having a beer when he got the E-mail. I used some of my order the other day....
  11. Otis The Drunk

    Um guys- is this infected?!?!?

    I'm well aware.. How you doing Kilted Brewer? :tank: I'm planning on doing a Lambic in the near future.
  12. Otis The Drunk

    Um guys- is this infected?!?!?

    Can't really tell since left the flash on your camera. The glare is right where we need to see. But if it looks like it has a skin and not bubbles, I'd say it's safe to say you have an infection.
  13. Otis The Drunk

    Spent Grain...Deer Bait??

    I usually feed my spent grain to my cousin's beefalo.
  14. Otis The Drunk

    Help! please!

    Decojuicer, let me tell you that you won't regret it.... Although it takes about 6 - 8 months to mature.
  15. Otis The Drunk

    Help! please!

    Howdy Decojuicer.....
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    SWMBO = She Who Must Be Obeyed
  17. Otis The Drunk

    Group Consensus (time in primary)

    I have left beer in primary for as long as two months with out any adverse effects.
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    I have been reading Wild Brews by Jeff Sparrow and they suggest besides doing a torbid mash is using an ale yeast first to eat the majority of simple sugars then use either the the Brettanomyces Lambicus or the Lambic Blend. Now I would add the fruit right after the initial fermentation is...
  19. Otis The Drunk

    Totals for the year folks

    Well I made a 5 gallon brew almost every weekend over 2008, I may be over limits but I have 5 adults living in my house (3 of which know how to brew)........ So BATF can figure it out for themselves.
  20. Otis The Drunk

    Decoction Mash Video

    Why isn't this thread stickied????