Last Activity:01-31-2010 2:14 AM
Posted in thread: Glass Carboy for Primary? on 01-31-2010 at 06:40 AM
I use my 6.5 gallon glass carboy for fermentation. I've been keeping my brews in there between
3 to 4 weeks before bottling. I've only done three batches but they have been turning out
really well and...
Posted in thread: They say you always remember the first time. on 01-31-2010 at 06:21 AM
Congrats, I know how ya feel. My first brew was decent. My second brew, a porter, has been
bottled for 3 weeks and I just tried one last night. I freakin loved it. I can't wait for a
couple of more we...
Posted in thread: Bottled 3rd brew on 01-26-2010 at 04:16 AM
Thanks Irregular, I wasn't sure if going over 3 weeks would have an adverse effect. After this
batch I think I will take your advice and go four everytime with how it worked out.
Posted in thread: Bottled 3rd brew on 01-25-2010 at 05:11 AM
I just bottled my 3rd brew tonight, an amber ale (hopefully, lol). I had kept it in the primary
fermenter (6.5 gallon carboy) for four weeks. I had planned on bottling last week but time got
Posted in thread: Bottled 2nd batch, so good so far on 01-13-2010 at 03:24 AM
Gremlyn, I've been going 3 weeks in the fermenter. Jppost, I was actually surprised as it
tasted good. I can't wait to see how it tastes in a few weeks.
Posted in thread: Bottled 2nd batch, so good so far on 01-12-2010 at 06:34 AM
Ok tonight I bottled my second brew, a friend's Porter recipe. The brew had been in a 6 1/2
gallon carboy for 22 days. I was gonna bottle yesterday but got a little busy. Everything went
well and I us...
Posted in thread: Beer Brewing Magazine on 12-29-2009 at 04:35 AM
I like both magazines as well but BYO is my favorite
Posted in thread: Some pics of my 3rd brew on 12-28-2009 at 07:44 AM
Well the first came out pretty good, it was a Hefi that I am almost out of. The second was a
porter that I brewed one week ago so I'll have to let ya know how that turns out as well as
this third one!...
Posted in thread: Some pics of my 3rd brew on 12-28-2009 at 02:25 AM
Well tonight I attempted my third brew, an amber ale extract recipe with steeping grains. I
took some pics which I thought I would share as well.The recipe consisted of:1 lb Briess
crystal 60L7 lb Bri...