Last Activity:05-29-2009 1:01 PM
Posted in thread: question about "ready time" on 02-02-2009 at 03:41 PM
The instructions for Northern Brewer's kits say that all their recipes allow for two weeks in
the primary, two weeks for bottling, with the remaining "ready time" being the amount of time
the beer sho...
Posted in thread: Low Original Gravity Problems on 02-01-2009 at 07:27 PM
This happened to me today. I made the Northern Brewer's barleywine recipe. I was supposed to
hit 1.082 for my OG, but the reading was 1.070. I don't know what I did wrong. Everything
really seemed to ...
Posted in thread: Super Bowl (Brew) Day... whatcha brewing? on 01-30-2009 at 06:40 PM
I'll be brewing the Northern Brewer barleywine extract kit Sunday morning, and I will be
hosting a Super Bowl gathering for the game. I can't wait to see what kind of beer my beer geek
friends bring o...
Posted in thread: How did you find us? on 01-30-2009 at 05:42 PM
As others have said, I simply Googled "homebrew forums."
Posted in thread: Can I expect my final gravity to drop anymore? on 01-30-2009 at 02:52 PM
I moved it to secondary fermentation last night and dry hopped. I got the same FG reading two
days in a row. Primary fermentation lasted 12 days.
Posted in thread: How Old Are You? on 01-29-2009 at 02:00 PM
I am 36 with the gray hair of a 55 year old and have consumed enough beer for an 80 year old.
Posted in thread: Can I expect my final gravity to drop anymore? on 01-29-2009 at 01:57 PM
If you are still going to dry hop this brew, then I would say you can transfer it to a
secondary now. You want there to be a little fermentation still going when you start to dry hop
Posted in thread: Can I expect my final gravity to drop anymore? on 01-29-2009 at 01:10 PM
I brewed my first batch (DIPA) on Jan 18. The OG was 1.083. I took my first FG reading
yesterday and it was 1.022. It doesn't look like there is too much more yeast activity going on
in the fermenter....
Posted in thread: Greetings from Vermont on 01-22-2009 at 11:59 AM
Nice to see more New Englanders! I spend many a winter weekend in Wilmington (Mt Snow season
pass holder). :)
Posted in thread: Hello from Western Massachusetts on 01-21-2009 at 07:32 PM
Hello from a fellow n00b. As I mentioned in my intro thread, I work in Springfield. But please
don't hold that against me.