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by jdbooth
Tue Apr 16, 2002 8:21 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: What form of hops do you like?
Replies: 10
Views: 15304

Results?

What did you find in your little experiment? I am interested to know what your groups opinions were.
by jdbooth
Tue Apr 09, 2002 8:09 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Krausening v/s Spiesegabe
Replies: 4
Views: 6908

What I found is...

"Krausening entails adding a small portion of the sugary liquid which has very active yeast. The small quantity of very active yeast add carbon dioxide to the beer. This gives the beer natural carbonation." It "is a traditional method used in a small percentage of modern beer(s). Most breweries achi...
by jdbooth
Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:57 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Krausening v/s Spiesegabe
Replies: 4
Views: 6908

Krausening v/s Spiesegabe

For my Eisbock batch should I Krausen or Spiese? I am thinking that Krausening is the way to go, but its all new to me. How do I formulate the amount I need? Should I store 10-20% of my original wort in the fridge to use later for the Krausening? If I do, when freezing (for Eisbock) how should I fig...
by jdbooth
Sun Mar 31, 2002 7:09 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Copper : Stainless
Replies: 3
Views: 4059

Copper : Stainless

What is your preference when it comes to stock pots in the choice of copper to stainless? I have recently found craftsman of hand made copper kettles that, from what I have seen, are comparable in price to Polar if anyone is interested. ie.. 10g french style copper pot w/handle for $155.00. Lid and ...
by jdbooth
Sun Mar 31, 2002 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Geographically, What region are you from ?
Replies: 26
Views: 21948

Spartanburg, SC

A shout out to all you homebrew fanatics...uh um...Enthusiasts might be a better word. I am a "newby" to the scene at about a year brewing with 5 batches under my belt all but one was great! "Four outa five aint bad". I am making leaps and bounds with every new batch and I can thank a lot of my new ...
by jdbooth
Wed Mar 27, 2002 7:26 pm
Forum: Brewing Science
Topic: Copper in the Brew Pot...
Replies: 5
Views: 8363

Brew Ware

In Karl F. Lutzen and Mark Stevens book BREW WARE in chapter 2 "Building a Home Brewery", "Materials for Fabricating Equipment", "Copper" they write "Copper is used by homebrewers most often for chiller coils and racking tubes. Historically it's been the material of choice for use in brew kettles; b...
by jdbooth
Tue Mar 26, 2002 6:56 pm
Forum: Brewing Science
Topic: Copper in the Brew Pot...
Replies: 5
Views: 8363

Copper in the Brew Pot...

I understand that adding a piece of copper to your brew pot adds minerals and/or nutrients to your wort that is helpfull for the yeast. Has anyone else heard this and if so does anyone actually do this?
by jdbooth
Wed Mar 20, 2002 7:04 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Wooden Casks
Replies: 3
Views: 4211

Wooden Casks

-What types of beer would you store in oakwood casks? -Would you rack from your Primary straight to the cask? -Would the oak cause any "off" flavoring? -How do you tap a wodden keg? -Would you force carbonate it or prime it as you would a beer bottle? -Is all of it personal preference? . Got all tha...
by jdbooth
Wed Mar 20, 2002 7:03 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Thinking....
Replies: 4
Views: 5023

Thinking....

-If I took my Bock recipe and made it a Weizenbock (Wheat-Bock) and used the Eisbock process, would I get a Weisbock? -How would the addition of so much malted wheat in to the mash affect it? When reading about Dopplebocks it said that you shouldn't add more then, something like, 10% of the base gra...
by jdbooth
Wed Mar 20, 2002 6:41 pm
Forum: BeerTools.com Online Tools
Topic: Who was it that said the new forum was slow ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7387

How about...

an amber or light brown like ... Hmmm... BEER!
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Just a suggestion.
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John
by jdbooth
Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How did you get started?
Replies: 29
Views: 29086

I second that!

Send some my way too! I would love to begin my carrier as a competition judge early!
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John
by jdbooth
Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:53 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Can you store grain in the freezer ?
Replies: 11
Views: 9195

? how about it Eric?

I was wondering if Mesa was Eric W. I wanted to E-mail him personally to thank him for his help and while searching for him and an Email addy I found his resume` (very impressive)
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[lifts glass] CHEERS Eric! <--{in my best English accent}
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John
by jdbooth
Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Brew clubs in the Upstate of SC
Replies: 2
Views: 3995

SCHOLARS is defunct

I contacted Steven Andrews of SCHOLARS and the club is no longer active. He didin't have enough responce from Homebrewers in the upstate so he moved on to new hobbies including flying. He sounded as if he gave up homebrewing completely... can you imagine that? I dont think I could ever give it up co...
by jdbooth
Mon Mar 18, 2002 6:55 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Steinbier (Stone Beer)
Replies: 6
Views: 7043

I have research and...

I will say that I have been assured that Graywacke is probably one of the best choices. I even called Clemson and inquired about it... they are who refered me to the supplier I had mentioned earlier. It will swell under extremely high temperatures with little if any fracturing. I am sure some will e...
by jdbooth
Mon Mar 18, 2002 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How did you get started?
Replies: 29
Views: 29086

I dont think I ever had a "perfect" beer...

but I had a lot that were so close you couldn't tell the difference. Hahaha. I was wondering if it was you yourself that drank the 10g or your club?
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John