Last Activity:12-19-2013 11:52 PM
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Posted in thread: Kettle to Glass 3 weeks? on 09-12-2013 at 11:57 PM
I tend to turn around lower gravity beers in 9-14 days from grain to glass. I've even had a keg
of ordinary bitter tapped and kicked after seven days for a party.
Posted in thread: If you could make one thing easier? on 09-05-2013 at 05:37 AM
Dragging everything out and putting it all away at the end. From starting the burner for strike
water to pitching yeast is fine, but from dragging everything out to having a beer on the couch
Posted in thread: A little freaked out on 07-19-2013 at 03:21 AM
airlocks are one way, there is nothing to worry about.
Posted in thread: Weight of 6 gallon carboy on 06-20-2013 at 06:31 PM
Old thread, but the shipping estimator will have things like carboys listed as heavier than
they are because dimensionally they are difficult to pack. They also take little long to pack
than say 10# o...
Posted in thread: My APA tastes like a hef = stressed yeast? on 06-11-2013 at 02:13 AM
Weirdly enough, I had to dump a batch of a zythos pale ale that I made with BRY-97. I fermented
it cool and even so I got a weird almost banana-y spicy kind of flavor and yeasty bite. Even
when the ye...
Posted in thread: Caustic cleaners & better bottles on 06-06-2013 at 04:56 PM
As was mentioned before, caustic can really mess with some types of plastics, making them
brittle with exposure time. However, as a homebrewer you won't be cleaning your better bottle
with 250 degree ...
Posted in thread: Amarillo hops shortage??? on 05-03-2013 at 05:20 AM
Last year was the first year that there was Amarillo grown on multiple farms - lots of
expansions. Unfortunately there was a terrible crop due to mites and floods in multiple places.
It was so bad tha...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 04-04-2013 at 03:34 PM
I've been thinking about making a DIPA due to the lack of hoppy beers on tap, but am waffling
because I can probably sneak in another lager or two this season before the temps in the cellar
get too hi...
Posted in thread: How many of you brew "to style?" on 04-03-2013 at 01:22 AM
I will try to brew to style nine times out of ten. Most of the beer I drink is homebrew, and I
want to be able to keep drinking those styles. I also tend to think that until I can completely
NAIL a tr...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal stout - notty, s04 or whitbread? on 03-16-2013 at 04:22 PM
As far as I know S-04 is the whitbread strain. The equivalent of wyeast 1099.