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by Chief
Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Racking to secondary carboy
Replies: 9
Views: 27135

another update, since this is my first partial mash, i do have to say im very happy so far, i cant wait till i crack open the first one, but im going to try to hold off for at least 3 week to a month after bottling to try one, ive been learning with Mr.beer mixes and for beginngers i think its good...
by Chief
Tue Mar 13, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: White spots on my ferment...
Replies: 3
Views: 6467

You guys are right..it was yeast forming up....grrr....I am so new to this. Thank-you, I was starting to get worried...ha ha. All is fine and I even have the right temp for a Lager...so far so good...
by Chief
Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: White spots on my ferment...
Replies: 3
Views: 6467

White spots on my ferment...

Guys I have some white specs on the top of my brew...this is a new batch called Sin City Lager, not sure if it is contaminated or not? Thoughts? I can snap a pic (which I should have done at first) if needed.
by Chief
Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:11 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Adding water.
Replies: 6
Views: 9971

Re: your welcome!

wottaguy wrote:Chief,

Your welcome, and please let us know how your brew comes out.

Enjoy!
The brew came out great....I am hooked guys. I love this stuff for sure....
by Chief
Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Adding water.
Replies: 6
Views: 9971

Very cool...thank you guys.I did take a reading, and it was still 5% from the time I started to the time I put in the Secondary. So I will just leave it as it...don't want that lite beer, that is for sure. Thank-you again for putting my mind at ease!
by Chief
Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Brewed my first batch on Saturday!
Replies: 13
Views: 18975

Very cool guys...I took the plung (but not as deep) about a year ago. I was one of those Mr. Beer kits...and I thought it was okay...but now I am in Japan...and I home brew to the Intermediate level. Much like what you guys did for your first batch. Now my only question, I read that plastic was not ...
by Chief
Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Adding water.
Replies: 6
Views: 9971

Adding water.

Okay I am on my first Real batch of beer (I made about 10 using the Mr. Beer kits). And I have racked my beer...now of course I have about 4 Gal. vice 5 since I didn't add the residual on the bottom or the stuff on the top. I have read to fill the remainder with water in the secondary carboy. Is tha...
by Chief
Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: News, Events & Announcements
Topic: Tokyo Realale Festival...
Replies: 4
Views: 16880

Very cool.....I can't wait for another event..
by Chief
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:31 am
Forum: News, Events & Announcements
Topic: Tokyo Realale Festival...
Replies: 4
Views: 16880

Okay, as promised....here are some pics: The crowd http://www.socomboards.com/Uploads/Realale.JPG They had a bag piper (is that one word or two?) http://www.socomboards.com/Uploads/bagpipe.JPG And they had all small kegs using the hand pump system http://www.socomboards.com/Uploads/Handpump.JPG All ...
by Chief
Fri Feb 09, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: News, Events & Announcements
Topic: Tokyo Realale Festival...
Replies: 4
Views: 16880

Tokyo Realale Festival...

Okay I am going to this tommorow (sorry a day ahead of everyone). I will post up some pics from the event!

http://www.tokyorealale.org/pc/index.php

If you live in or near Japan...hope to see you there!
by Chief
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestion -- all new members should be moderated
Replies: 8
Views: 11918

Re: I'm not following you, Chief.

As for you or anyone else going into MY group and editing any messages, that would be impossible -- unless you somehow managed to 'hack' Yahoo Groups. The only ones who can edit any messages there are myself and ONE other person who I've made a moderator. Neither one of us goes in and arbitrarily c...
by Chief
Thu Feb 08, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestion -- all new members should be moderated
Replies: 8
Views: 11918

I to am on a few more message boards (other subjects). And I guess I would counter that, with making folks Moderators means they can edit other folk
by Chief
Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Fermentation Temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 10678

On the subject of Temps...I am making (o attempting to make) a San Francisco Steam...about what Temp should I have that sit at? The main reason to ask that, I live in Japan (Navy) and it is hard to adjust my temp....
by Chief
Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Guide: My First Homebrew
Replies: 13
Views: 22559

Re: Nice website

[quote="Bryon"]Hey man, nice website... Check out my first brew story here: http://blog.homebrewbeer.net/search/label/First%20Brew Hey are you in the Army or something? -Bryon[/quote] Bryron....great blog story. I thought the funniest line in there was [quote]Every time someone closed the fridge, th...
by Chief
Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: New guy here...
Replies: 5
Views: 7661

Re: Welcome, Chief ...

Bill, Wow thank-you that was a lot of good information! [quote="billvelek"]Second, I'm not familiar with the 'Idiots ...' book; I have 'Homebrewing for Dummies' which is probably similar, and it is good enough. Papazian's [i]first[/i] book -- '... Complete Joy of Homebrewing' -- is pretty outdated a...