Last Activity:04-29-2008 2:45 PM
Posted in thread: Never realized how important fermentation temps are... on 04-23-2008 at 03:17 PM
So I brewed the AHS sweet stout about 4 weeks ago and used 12 grams of Munton's dry yeast
(OG-1.60). The batch fermented at a pretty constant temp of 65 degrees (stick on thermometer
said 66)....and a...
Posted in thread: AHS Sweet Stout - What happened? on 04-07-2008 at 06:31 PM
I brewed this kit a couple weeks ago...and after 5 days the FG was 1.28...and four days latter
it is still 1.28 (and I only used 2/3 of the bag of lactose). I used Munton's Dry-yeast (which
Posted in thread: Glass Cooktops on 03-07-2008 at 01:41 PM
I have a glass stovetop and always use pots that are bigger then the heating area....for
brewing and just regular cooking. Never had a problem.
Posted in thread: AHS Sweet Stout - What happened? on 03-04-2008 at 10:51 PM
Do you think this kit would work with the dry yeast, or because of the high gravity(and I might
add the 1% alcohol boost), is liquid yeast the way to go?
Posted in thread: AHS Sweet Stout - What happened? on 03-02-2008 at 10:07 PM
I've had my eye on this kit for a while and am going to pick it up in the next week or two (but
use the dry yeast). Is it me or does a pound of lactose seem like a lot? Would there be any
Posted in thread: Any tips to getting all the beer out of the carboy? on 02-23-2008 at 05:08 PM
Did the bottling today of my first brew. Used the siphon to transfer from the glass carboy to
the bottling bucket but there was a ton of sediment in the bottom of the carboy....I tried to
tilt the car...
Posted in thread: My 2nd brew...good stout ingredient kit? on 02-22-2008 at 01:25 AM
Just started looking at the Austin Hombrew kits. What do you think about this sweet stout? I
might just throw in this cheap promotional amber ale they have ($20!)- stick with the dry
yeast and of ma...
Posted in thread: Final Gravity a little high? on 02-20-2008 at 01:39 AM
For the first brew I did a True Brew Canadian Ale kit (Muntons dry yeast)....pitched the yeast
at 75 degrees...been fermenting between 64-66 degrees. Bubbled like crazy for 48 hours then
Posted in thread: My 2nd brew...good stout ingredient kit? on 02-19-2008 at 08:57 PM
Got started with a True Brew Canadian Ale kit and for the 2nd brew I want to do a stout and
just want the ease of it in kit form. My preference on taste: I like Guiness but I want
something that is sl...
Posted in thread: Fermentation slowed after 36 hrs - Problem? on 02-12-2008 at 08:45 PM
good to hear that is normal, i used the same dry yeast for my first batch this weekend in a
True Brew Canadian Ale ingredient kit-same thing happened. Pretty active bubbles the first 48
hours or so an...