Last Activity:09-18-2008 12:36 AM
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 09-18-2008 at 05:17 AM
Just in case it had not been mentioned .. A drilled universal stopper (I think that is what it
is called) turned upside down and slid up a small racking cane works very well. The top of the
Posted in thread: "Steam" beer question on 08-20-2008 at 01:37 AM
Long story... Purchased a "California Common" style beer from AHS and followed the directions.
I noticed it was a San Fan Lager yeast and thought it was cool since all beer I had made had
been made wi...
Posted in thread: Transfer from under foam to secondary? on 04-15-2007 at 08:44 PM
"Is it just like carbonation bubbles, or thick yeasty foam?"Well, to be honest it is both.. It
is a thick yeasty foam with little bubble clumps dispersed throughout. Is the reason the
suggestion is to...
Posted in thread: Transfer from under foam to secondary? on 04-15-2007 at 08:26 PM
I just opened the primary bucket on a AHS Sunshine Wheat that has been in the primary for 8
days and no airlock activity for 4 days now. On the side of the bucket I can see where the
krausen(?) used t...
Posted in thread: AHS Sunshine Wheat (New Belgium) on 04-08-2007 at 09:11 PM
Thanks for the replies. That link above made me thirsty, good info. Since I did not recall that
flavor it surprised me it was in there. I ended up putting 1/2 the amount of orange/coriander
asked for ...
Posted in thread: AHS Sunshine Wheat (New Belgium) on 04-08-2007 at 04:37 AM
So we are in Colorodo a few weeks ago and I had to try the real Fat Tire while I was there. It
did not last long and then I tried New Belgiums Sunshine Wheat and it was very good, my wife
liked it alo...
Posted in thread: General Hop Questions from Rookie on 03-30-2007 at 01:14 AM
What I meant was (in case you didn't figure it out) I melted/bent the plastic siphon (for all
the other rookies out there)..
Posted in thread: General Hop Questions from Rookie on 03-30-2007 at 01:12 AM
Note to self: Buy a stainless steel auto-siphon and high temp tubing. Other than that it went
pretty well. Waiting on bubbles now.. Thanks for all the help.
Posted in thread: General Hop Questions from Rookie on 03-29-2007 at 11:40 PM
If I am using pellet hops does the auto-siphon still work pretty well to transfer to the
primary from the boilpot?Thanks.
Posted in thread: General Hop Questions from Rookie on 03-29-2007 at 10:43 PM
Great info from all. I am about finished with the mini-mash and will start the 60 minute boil
soon. I had never considered using the auto-siphon to transfer the wort. I had always just
dumped into in ...