Last Activity:06-28-2010 2:54 AM
Posted in thread: stainless steel pot question on 06-29-2010 at 12:17 AM
thanks for the replies! what a dumb question now that i think about it, i completely forgot to
factor in the wort that will be in the pot!
Posted in thread: stainless steel pot question on 06-28-2010 at 11:28 PM
my brewpot was getting kind of old and gross looking so i decided it was time to spend some
money on a nice stainless steel pot (for extract brewing, partial boils). I was glancing over
the "use and c...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde Questions on 03-20-2010 at 09:35 PM
I just cracked open some strawberry and blueberry wheat beers this weekend. I made 1.25 gallon
batches and added one lb of frozen fruit directly to the primary in each case. They both taste
Posted in thread: will this turn out okay?? on 03-02-2010 at 01:07 AM
so i was putting my hops in a hop bag and to my dismay i discovered that the bag had a hole in
both ends of it as the hops went all over my kitchen floor. I didn't have any spare ones, so i
Posted in thread: why not scale down the yeast? on 01-31-2010 at 07:21 PM
yes, i mean dry yeast, and i would be doing it on the same day. And yes, these test batches I
am doing are APA. z987k - thanks a lot for that link, that is very helpful!
Posted in thread: why not scale down the yeast? on 01-31-2010 at 05:58 PM
I have read a bunch of posts on here about scaling down recipes. However I have read more than
once to just use an entire pack of yeast and not worry about scaling this down. Why is this? If
Posted in thread: Basic APA recipe question on 01-27-2010 at 04:30 PM
Thanks for the advice - for hopping schedule i was going to try a few different things - 2 oz
cascade at 60 min and 1 at 1 minute for one batch - i have a book at home where i noted some
other combos ...
Posted in thread: Basic APA recipe question on 01-27-2010 at 02:46 PM
So I am trying to really get a feel for what ingredients give what characteristics to beer. My
plan is to first experiment with an APA, and I have what I think is a good base recipe to start
Posted in thread: Advice for a fruited beer on 01-22-2010 at 01:46 PM
thanks for all the advice - i think i am going to probably instead of making a 5 gallon batch
just make 4 smaller batches, that way I can experiment with a few of the techniques you all
Posted in thread: Advice for a fruited beer on 01-22-2010 at 02:45 AM
My girlfriend has asked me to make a strawberry beer for her. I think it is only fair since she
helps me when i need help (holding the strainer, pouring in extract while i stir, etc....) I
thought i c...