Last Activity:03-26-2009 5:10 PM
Posted in thread: Crazy kraussen! Ahhhh on 04-14-2009 at 12:29 AM
I making a weinhenstephaner clone (wheat beer with special weinhenstephaner yeast), fermenting
around 68-70 steadily, and it fermented like crazy (blowoff needed) like most hefe's but the
Posted in thread: Late extract and hops question. on 03-26-2009 at 09:35 PM
So if I choose to do a late extract addition, say with 30 minutes left in the boil, but the
bittering hops obviously need to be added before, all I have boiling is hops and water? Thats
Posted in thread: H20...gatttoorrrrraaaaade. No really, just H20. on 03-26-2009 at 07:47 PM
Alright so I'm on a well system with one of those water softeners that uses salt to soften the
water and supposedly nuetralize any hard elements (copper, iron, etc.?). The water tastes fine
I suppose ...
Posted in thread: Muntons CarbTabs? on 03-18-2009 at 03:10 AM
Has any used Muntons Carb Tabs? Described as priming sugar in tablet form and is made from
dextrose, dry malt extract, and heading powder. Thinking about giving them a try but wanted to
see if simply ...
Posted in thread: Warm Hefe Fermentation... on 03-11-2009 at 02:48 AM
the banana flavor/aroma comes with a lot of hefes, especially if you use a hefe yeast. on top
of that, i have read fermenting hefes at warmer temps (71 and up or so) enhances this
banana/bubble gum ar...
Posted in thread: Bottled beer = no CO2 yet :( on 03-11-2009 at 02:38 AM
haha I just read that post but I'm still freaking out man! I think i need to brew up another
batch to distract me...
Posted in thread: Bottled beer = no CO2 yet :( on 03-11-2009 at 02:30 AM
I just opened up a bottle of my apricot ale after 8 days in primary and about 10 days in
secondary. SG was a little bit above 1.06 and it dropped down to 1.012 or so and stayed there
for a few days be...
Posted in thread: Wuh woh... on 03-07-2009 at 07:48 AM
sooo 3 weeks at 70 degrees seems to be the general concensus. and yes I'm impatient. who isn't
with beer?! thanks guys though for the funny comments and tips.
Posted in thread: Wuh woh... on 03-07-2009 at 12:38 AM
I bottled my batch a little less than 4 days ago and popped one open to see if it had
carbonated at all and how it tasted. Taste was good but no carbonation! Is it just too soon (I
know it i suspposed...
Posted in thread: Quick question about DME vs. LME on 02-28-2009 at 12:38 AM
Sam Calagione's book is the one I use a lot. I'm just going to stick with 6.6 lbs. LME=6 lbs.
DME. Rather have a little too much than not enough.