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by Jimmy Scott
Tue Nov 01, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Stir or not to stir
Replies: 3
Views: 7023

Re: Stir or not to stir

[quote="brewmeisterintng"]My brother made a batch of Hobgoblin Clone. We never stir in the priming sugars - just boil and dump into the bottom of the bottling bucket. The thought was that the swirling action from transferring from the secondary was all that was needed to mix it in. End state he ende...
by Jimmy Scott
Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:01 am
Forum: Tasting & Experiencing
Topic: success!
Replies: 8
Views: 28177

Aging

Congrats on your recent success! You will have to mail Fitz and I a keg for sampling :-) I believe all beers benefit from cold-aging, even ales. It helps flavors blend and mellow. It also assists with dropping yeast and other compounds out of suspension quicker. Additionally, your beer's shelf life...
by Jimmy Scott
Mon Oct 17, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Good online tutorials: all grain brewing
Replies: 2
Views: 21713

Re: German "standards"

The former Reinheizgebot law did not allow for force carbonation! Batches had to be "spundt" or sealed before fermentation was complete to produce carbonation in commercial breweries. Otherwise they were "speised" (the UK equivalent is known as gyleing) which is where unfermented wort was added as ...
by Jimmy Scott
Sun Oct 16, 2005 8:41 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Good online tutorials: all grain brewing
Replies: 2
Views: 21713

Good online tutorials: all grain brewing

I'm getting ready to grab the required equipment and have a go at an all grain brew, finally! I've searched pretty well, read the topics here, etc. trying to pick up all of the tips that I can. I came across this site that demonstrates very clearly the equipment required and the whole process for br...
by Jimmy Scott
Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: 5 Gallon Cornelius Kegs For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 13516

I know this is an old thread, but just in case anyone's thinking of ordering kegs from "the keg king," DON'T!!!! Check out this thread on BrewBoard for more details. Anyone who has sent him money but didn't receive any kegs, check out that thread for details on who to contact to file a criminal com...
by Jimmy Scott
Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:14 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Glass carboys... where to find??
Replies: 3
Views: 8255

Re: Stpats.com

I wonder how far you are from Stpats.com and the beutiful Lynn. I think this might be Austin? Just a thought Steve I'm in Nacogdoches, which is quite a drive. It looks like an interesting link though! Thanks for sharing it. Does anyone else have links for companies they have dealed with successfull...
by Jimmy Scott
Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Glass carboys... where to find??
Replies: 3
Views: 8255

Glass carboys... where to find??

Hello everyone, It's been awhile, but I'm ready to jump back in, graduating from the flaky kits, and I hope to make a great brew(s) from grain. I'm wondering where I might locate glass carboys. It's been ages since these were used, but I love them! I have 2 and would like to buy 8-10 more! Does anyo...