Last Activity:10-24-2012 2:00 AM
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Posted in thread: Floaties in commercial brews lately on 10-24-2012 at 01:52 AM
The last 3 six packs I've bought have had way more floaties than I've ever seen in commercial
beers before. Not hop particles, not yeast, white homogeneously distributed clumps. Stone IPA,
Posted in thread: Anxiety on 08-10-2012 at 01:23 AM
I'm someone who over prepares and over worries and freaks out so I can sympathize - it is easy
to get overwhelmed. And totally unnecessary. Just write a list of steps and take your time with
Posted in thread: I Drink 4 Beers A Day, How about you guys? on 08-10-2012 at 12:56 AM
1-2 pints on 2-3 days during the week. 1-3 on the weekend. Drink plenty of water. I usually
work from home and am off by 3pm in an open (one room) industrial loft. My kegerator sings to
me like a sire...
Posted in thread: Pitched yeast possibly at too warm of temp. on 08-09-2012 at 06:13 PM
+1 you should be fine in the 80's - the yeast may be happier lower, but you're not going to
ruin the beer.High temperatures cause production of off flavors, but if you can bring temps
down a bit befor...
Posted in thread: Should I go with online shop? Or local shop? on 08-09-2012 at 06:11 PM
If you want to support local businesses, they have something that meets your needs and is
fairly priced, buy local. You'll satisfy your desire to help a local business, establish a
rapport and have th...
Posted in thread: Favorite east coast beers / breweries on 08-07-2012 at 07:26 PM
It kind of depends on how you define IPA. Traditional English India Pale Ales with the label
IPA were brewed in the USA and Canada before 1900, and Ballantine India Pale Ale was initially
Posted in thread: Quick turn over beer!! on 08-07-2012 at 05:48 PM
My last AG pale went from ~1.065 to 1.010 in about 4 days and tasted fine within 10 even though
I waited longer. Next time I plan on doing it grain to glass in 2 weeks.
Posted in thread: Tips for 1st all grain batch on 08-07-2012 at 11:25 AM
The sparge water temperature is arguably inconsequential to the quality of the wart you will
get from it as the conversion is done.I think the point of using 170F sparge water is to "mash
out" and den...
Posted in thread: Given my system, how long to ferment? on 08-07-2012 at 01:03 AM
Thanks for the help. Any thoughts on bringing the temp up for a day or two before cold
crashing?As long as your primary fermentation is done this will accelerate the yeast "cleanup"
Posted in thread: newbie needs help to start homebrewing on 08-07-2012 at 01:00 AM
Not sure why I didn't think that would possibly happen - I hadn't seen that on here. This one
gets +1 visual humor, -1 grammatical humor: