Last Activity:10-02-2012 1:28 PM
Likes Given: 53
32 Likes on 29 Posts
Posted in thread: Issue with my IPA on 09-29-2012 at 09:26 PM
If you used the table sugar instead of corn sugar but did not adjust the amount used then you
did not use enough and that is where the problem is. It's not that they won't carb, they will
take longer ...
Posted in thread: Weird/flakey yeast starter (pic + video). Thoughts? on 09-29-2012 at 08:38 PM
Wait until you get WLP002 into a 5 gallon volume, it's like watching a lava lamp full of
Posted in thread: Thinking about an ESB with Admiral hops....anyone tried it? on 06-03-2012 at 02:57 AM
Just cracked this open last night, and all I can say is "I'm impressed"! I ended up at 1.013
for about 5.1%. I really like the flavor and aroma of these hops, but it's hard for me to
describe. I'd say...
Posted in thread: yeast to avoid? on 05-29-2012 at 09:12 PM
There's no 'bad yeast', just bad brewers. This thread is perfect evidence of that.You're right.
My taste buds telling me I don't like Nottingham in anything is my fault for not liking it's
Posted in thread: Summertime Adjunct Lagers on 05-27-2012 at 02:55 PM
Is it wrong of me to crave Modelo Especial on an American holiday? If so I vote SN Summerfest.
My favorite Summer beer and favorite SN beer. (I know not adjunct)
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 05-26-2012 at 12:25 PM
But BA calls it "good"BA will call anything high alcohol, high hopped, hard to get or herb
infused good. Make it a one day release every 3 years and it will be in the 95% or better club.
Posted in thread: 2 weeks in primary, still at 1.030 on 05-26-2012 at 02:18 AM
It's California ale yeast. Temps are around 66-68. Starting gravity was 1.050 and I'm using a
hydrometer. Just checked it an it's reading right.How old was the yeast? Do you remember the
date from the...
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Carboys on 05-26-2012 at 02:14 AM
Are these big enough for 5 gallon fermenting batches?You'll end up blowing out of the airlock
on every batch. You'll want at least a 6 gallon carboy or a 6.5 gallon bucket for a 5 gallon
batch. Even t...
Posted in thread: 2 weeks in primary, still at 1.030 on 05-26-2012 at 01:47 AM
So my beers been in primary for 2 weeks. I checked it last week and I was at 1.030. Checked it
again today and it's still at 1.030. I'm thinking my yeast tapped out. This is my first batch,
Posted in thread: Russian River Brewing Sucks on 05-25-2012 at 10:49 PM
I think this post would be different if it was Sam Adams, New Belgium or .....wait for
it....Guinness ( diageo ) RR has too much celeb status in craft for this post not to go nutz.I
don't know about t...