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  • A good friend turned me on to homebrewing. Due to space limitations I am an extract brewer. Brewed about 16 batches since starting 18 months ago. Experimenting more with yeast and dry hopping.


  • Posted in thread: Tap water in the airlock? on 02-08-2008 at 12:55 PM
    Since my brew consists of 3 gallons of tap water, I have never worried about tap water in the
    airlock. Never had any trouble.:rockin:

  • Posted in thread: Houston Micro Recommendations? on 02-07-2008 at 09:37 PM
    Visiting Houston for 2 weeks soon. Any great brewpubs, restaurants, to take in some fine
    quality regional beers?I know I will be buying some St. Arnold while in town but would love to
    explore a few dr...

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning the blowoff tube on 02-07-2008 at 09:15 PM
    What is the inside diameter? I use a 1"ID (1 1/4" OD) clear hose which is the perfect size for
    the carboy neck.To clean this one I put a piece of wire throught the hose, then tie it to my
    carboy brush...

  • Posted in thread: When is it okay to bottle cider? on 02-04-2008 at 08:25 PM
    Cider Hydrometer reading should be about 1.000 + - for several days in a row to bottle

  • Posted in thread: Glass carboy bung on 02-03-2008 at 06:31 PM
    Just dry the neck and the bung with a paper towel. I have done this for over 20 batches and
    never had a problem. KISS and relax

  • Posted in thread: how many apples = a gallon of juice? on 02-03-2008 at 12:28 AM
    I am not a cider expert but I think it is 10 lbs of apples to 1 gallon

  • Posted in thread: A "Thirdary"? on 02-02-2008 at 03:38 PM
    Thanks for the opinions. I think my biggest problem is that I don't have any other brews going
    so I was wanting to play with this last batch to fill the need for brewing/bottling
    activities.Just curio...

  • Posted in thread: Making beer when you have a cold on 02-02-2008 at 03:17 PM
    I would say that if you maintain strict sanitary measures, as you always should, then you
    shouldn't have a problem. Sanitary is sanitary no matter what.Have a few brews to fix what ails

  • Posted in thread: A "Thirdary"? on 02-02-2008 at 03:12 PM
    I have a Blonde that has been over 2 weeks fermenting. 10 days primary, then secondary . After
    racking to secondary I introduced 1 oz of Amarillo hop pellets directly into the brew.Gravity
    is 1.010. A...

  • Posted in thread: Sulphur essence in Secondary on 02-01-2008 at 11:52 PM
    Thanks very much for the replies. Good info. I like easy problems. Never used this yeast before
    so I am confident in your responses.:mug:

Chris Ready to Drink Bottles: AHS American Red - dry hopped w/goldings Ready to Drink Bottles: AHS American Pale - dry hopped w/cascade Bottle Conditioning: Goat Hill Bock Bottle Conditioning: AHS Texas Blonde Ale - dry hopped with amarillo thus becoming "Amarillo Golden Ale"