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by thebirdman
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: KC double chocolate stout
Replies: 3
Views: 6374

Re: KC double chocolate stout

Well used 6lb of the dry....OG actually ended up lower than expected @ 1.048 The farmhouse ale "wish they would add it to the database along with canadian 2-row" Is fermatating very slowly... Its active but on a slow gradual. Going to leave it another 5-7 days till FG drops lower..@ 1.017 looking fo...
by thebirdman
Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: KC double chocolate stout
Replies: 3
Views: 6374

KC double chocolate stout

have 2 questions on Issue's 1-- Have a wyeast farmhouse ale i'd like to substitute 2 -- Is there a calculator to replace the 8lb's pale extract to a full grain equivilent ? Have enough extract to do, but find 8lb's on a 10 gallon batch plus the extra sugars and grain is going to blow the Air-locks s...
by thebirdman
Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:12 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: live plants "herb's"
Replies: 2
Views: 5921

I ended up boiling the leaves, cooling, and adding too secondary..let you know this weekend when i keg
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: live plants "herb's"
Replies: 2
Views: 5921

live plants "herb's"

Going to be addind fresh spirment herb to a sour ale reciept....

Any idea's or thoughts on whether to dry it out? grind it up? or place whole and fresh????


Qty???????????????

tkx in advance from those who have tried....

randy
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Priming Question (fruit beer)
Replies: 1
Views: 5143

Use/add it in the secondary and let sit another week,, There is no way to determine the sugar content of the prepared juice....Nor the outcome of the flavour to be added.. If you were to place it into the bottling state...you may get a "splash...of caps poppin" As for the qty of yeast left..... youl...
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Belgian Dark Grand Reserve Force Carbonation vs. Bottle cond
Replies: 2
Views: 5838

Oy'a the beer gun... ok...but i sell better :)

Custom made counter-flow fillers...

Sell them on the site if your interested...they take a cple bottles to get used too...but once you get the routine down......2 cases in 20 minuites capped..
carbonated..ready for chill'in.......
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Belgian Dark Grand Reserve Force Carbonation vs. Bottle cond
Replies: 2
Views: 5838

Personally all my lagers and "christmas" / "specialty" treats are placed into 3 gallon kegs, and kept under 9 psi co2.....

If you have kegs, than I'd transfer 2, and hold under a co2 charge till christmas.....

my 2 cent's
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ATTENTION BEER WRITERS: Write Articles for BeerTools.com
Replies: 3
Views: 16125

I to, have many idea's ive tried and failed at... Have done well on the most of them... have tossed one batch in 23 years... As for the rest.. been there and done it... As for writing... Ya ok at it.. Be nice to know what sort ofarticles you all want to try to put out ?? P>S> can I link them to my c...
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fruit beers......
Replies: 0
Views: 4329

Fruit beers......

Ok hard to find instructs on "how 2 do" So I'm putting together a cple reciepts and how they were done, gravities,processes "I did" Will post late tomorrow Out comes for the first 2 : Peach cream ale : Plum cream ale Will be posted after 4th sitting is done, kegged , aged, tried :) Starting a 3'rd t...
by thebirdman
Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: BeerTools Pro Feature Requests
Topic: canadian grains please
Replies: 0
Views: 4902

canadian grains please

Would love to see the canadian 2row and several malts added to the program.....

Most of us up here just switch too american 2row..
Dont help when your posting new reciepts to other sites around the world....
by thebirdman
Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: adding aroma....
Replies: 4
Views: 8735

Re: adding aroma....

decided to grow some spearmint and a chocolate mint herbs this year, and about to try in a batch this weekend... Any thoughts on when to add ??? Boil? primary? secondary? And how much.......... Well batch done, did not boil it.... Primary very active this round from cultured yeast strand.... Have h...
by thebirdman
Sun Jul 13, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: adding aroma....
Replies: 4
Views: 8735

adding aroma....

decided to grow some spearmint and a chocolate mint herbs this year, and about to try in a batch this weekend...

Any thoughts on when to add ???

Boil?
primary?
secondary?

And how much..........
by thebirdman
Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Method for cleaning inside of kegs
Replies: 23
Views: 41871

if u have left them too the point of growth... SLAP>>>SLAP
Fully dissaseble... soak in hot water, soak in baking soda, rinse again, soak in a strong pbw.. rince and have a look....
DO NOT USE BLEACH.....
by thebirdman
Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: BeerTools Pro General Topics
Topic: What's new in BeerTools Pro 1.5?
Replies: 5
Views: 9048

quantities

So your saying.....
If I was to enter 1lb 12oz I would place it in as 1.12 ???
or would still need to convert that to 1.75????

As stated be nice to do it as 1lb 12 oz.... :)
by thebirdman
Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How long will beer be good in a keg?
Replies: 14
Views: 21282

hansolo wrote:So, to add to this question, if the keg doesn't go flat and it is in a kegerator, say a 5 gallon corny, will i be able to drink it moderately to the last drop?
Definatly.....