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Messages - Thirsty_Monk

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Equipment and Software / Re: Blichmann Hop Blocker
« on: September 14, 2010, 08:15:04 AM »
I have seen it at NHC this year.
It has a large holes that pallets can flow thru easily.
Correct me if I am wrong but it is supposed to work for whole hops only.

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The Pub / Re: Interesting stat
« on: September 14, 2010, 08:11:05 AM »
What everyone reading this post needs to realize and consider is that 83.7% of all statistics are made up, right on the spot.  ;D
It goes the way:

Lies,
Damn Lies and
Statistics

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Equipment and Software / Re: new fridge
« on: September 12, 2010, 09:22:57 AM »
Very cool.

I would like to see current fridges last that long.

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Equipment and Software / Re: A couple new toys to play with.
« on: September 12, 2010, 09:18:24 AM »
Ron, I picked up a normal double basin SS for $20 at a recycling place.  But one like Mic is talking about was $600 at a used restaurant supply place.

I'll have to keep that in mind.  Thanks for the tip Denny.
You can get new one with shipping for about $660.
Google for "three compartment sink"
Ask me how I know  ;)

I don't know...how do you know?  Maybe because you bought one and are starting a brewery.  :-\
And now the jig is out  :)

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: How do you blend your beers.
« on: September 12, 2010, 05:49:28 AM »
Thank you for the ideas.

Another question is how do I blend it into the keg?
Let say I have two kegs with base beer and one empty clean keg.
My blend is 35% (1.75 gal) + 65% (3.25).
How do I know that I transfered 1.75 gal from first keg?
Do I use scale?

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General Homebrew Discussion / How do you blend your beers.
« on: September 10, 2010, 08:17:07 PM »
Would someone be willing to share technique how to blend and bottle beers?
How to be consistent across multiple batches of the same base beers?
I was thinking about it the other day but so far no cigar.
Thank you.

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Equipment and Software / Re: A couple new toys to play with.
« on: September 10, 2010, 08:08:56 PM »
Ron, I picked up a normal double basin SS for $20 at a recycling place.  But one like Mic is talking about was $600 at a used restaurant supply place.

I'll have to keep that in mind.  Thanks for the tip Denny.
You can get new one with shipping for about $660.
Google for "three compartment sink"
Ask me how I know  ;)

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Extra Vienna...Uses? AIPA?
« on: September 10, 2010, 02:58:14 PM »
I do not know.
I am a believer of step mashes and decoctions.

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Beer Recipes / Re: AHA recipe Wiki needs a boost!
« on: September 09, 2010, 02:28:48 PM »
And when you list a recipe, always list the awards/competition/score it was in.  Some other than "Joe said it was a good recipe"
I do not enter competitions.
Would saying that blatz or bluesman liked it count?

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Equipment and Software / Re: Fixing a Deep Scratch in a Stainless Fermenter
« on: September 08, 2010, 02:55:20 PM »
You need to use NON metallic abrasive.
Something like appropriate grid sandpaper or emery cloth.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 9/10 Edition
« on: September 08, 2010, 02:41:28 PM »
Brewing on Sunday.
Bohemian Pilsner again.
I even do not have to change signature.
Getting closer to desired recipe.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Brew club off flavors discussion
« on: September 08, 2010, 02:38:52 PM »
That is BJCP members and NOT AHA members.  :(

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Controlling pH
« on: September 08, 2010, 02:29:22 PM »

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: My Witbier was a hit!
« on: September 07, 2010, 07:37:59 PM »
Congratulation to great beer.

Now I just have to peel and scrape off 24 labels... 
That will teach you to use Magic Marker on the cap :)

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Mocktoberfest with 1007 German ale yeast
« on: September 07, 2010, 07:32:31 PM »
If the spike was in 3-th day you should be O.K. because all yeast growth had already occurred.
Now you are in 10-th day you could raise the temp to 65F just to finish it off.

You are going to have nice clean beer.
If you can cold condition it for at least two weeks.

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