Last Activity:08-05-2010 2:49 PM
Posted in thread: Extra Malt Extract on 07-24-2010 at 01:24 PM
Wow... I need to think and type faster as well. Two post before I could get mine in.
Posted in thread: Extra Malt Extract on 07-24-2010 at 01:23 PM
Maybe it is just pre-hopped LME? If it isn't stale, it can surely be used. The trick might be
calculating IBU. I'm sure Yooper could better suggest a usage if she knew exactly what it
is.Either way, I...
Posted in thread: Fermenting to hot? on 07-24-2010 at 01:08 PM
I have brewed pale ales in the mid 70's with Fermentis US-05 which is about the same as the
1056. You do get a bit more fruity esters, but I like that in cascade hopped APA.
Posted in thread: Excited for first brew session tomorrow! on 07-24-2010 at 01:02 PM
I had a old canning pot I was going to use when I started a couple years ago. It had an odd
aroma I just couldn't get out of it even after boiling water in it a couple times. I just ended
up going and...
Posted in thread: Does your local brew shop crush grain? on 07-24-2010 at 12:54 PM
I'm in Homer's area and use one of the same LHBS. They put in a motorized monster mill that
crushes lickety split. They used to have the hand cranks that customers could use. I think it
came down to k...
Posted in thread: Outdoor Propane Burners... Worth It? on 07-24-2010 at 12:22 PM
I use a turkey fryer with its included 7gallon pot. I do preheat my sparge water in a second
5gal pot on the stove though, but SWMBO likes gas burners so that works suprisingly well. I
wouldn't have a...
Posted in thread: Obligatory Freak Out Thread on 07-24-2010 at 12:12 PM
Not at all. It is the hightlight of my day whenever I wake up to a bubbling airlock or blowoff.
Just another hint... start sniffing your airlock to get that next fix.
Posted in thread: Playing the Waiting Game on 07-24-2010 at 12:07 PM
Those are some nice bottles, but are they green and not brown? Keep them out of the light if
they are green.
Posted in thread: Hello from SW MI on 07-20-2010 at 08:33 PM
Hey neighbor. Welcome.
Posted in thread: Longer time carbonating at 70 = bottle bombs? on 06-30-2010 at 03:39 PM
As long as you used to correct amount of priming sugar you can store your beer at room temp. No
need to refrigerate until a day or so before drinking.If you overprimed or bottled before