Last Activity:06-28-2011 5:12 PM
Posted in thread: Iced wort on 06-30-2011 at 09:52 PM
Here in AZ, if I don't use a wort chiller I will put 8lbs of Ice in the wort to help get the
temp down, but strain out the ice that is unmelted and then top off. This has helped get the
temp of the wo...
Posted in thread: First batch! on 06-28-2011 at 10:09 PM
WELL DONE!:tank: this was the first beer I brewed as well. Wife said it made the house smell
like bread and death.:D
Posted in thread: Quick Fermenting Beer for summer? on 06-28-2011 at 10:07 PM
If you like English style ales, here is one I just did:4 1/2 lb amber DME1 1/2 oz Cascade
(boiling) (at the beginning of boil)1/2 oz Willamette (aroma) (at 58 mins in)2 tsp
gypsumEnglish style ale yea...
Posted in thread: Kit vs. Custom on 06-28-2011 at 10:01 PM
I've found that a kit to start is a good way to make sure that the new brewer has everything he
or she needs to get a taste for home brewing at a low cost. As has been said before if you have
Posted in thread: Which English Wyeast to use... or should I sub yeast? on 06-23-2011 at 11:32 PM
1335 it was! handled the summer heat here in AZ well. Thanks again for all the help!
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-23-2011 at 07:33 PM
would love one!
Posted in thread: Fermentation Process on 06-23-2011 at 07:12 PM
+1This is one of those topics that border on religious wars. Both camps (to secondary or not?)
have their pro arguments for their methods.My take is that the less you muck around with the
beer, the be...
Posted in thread: Dumb hop related question on 06-23-2011 at 07:09 PM
If I'm not going to use a secondary I use the bag with pellets, but you don't have to. If I'm
not going to use a strainer when I transfer the wort to the carboy, I use the bag, but again,
you don't ha...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 06-12-2011 at 10:47 PM
Posted in thread: My Man Cave/Tap Room on 06-12-2011 at 10:46 PM