Last Activity:03-13-2007 8:14 AM
Posted in thread: Siphoning without a autosiphon on 03-04-2007 at 01:36 PM
no sucking because the human mouth is awash with bacteria.here is what some do to siphon
without the auto part - just fill the tubing with liquid (no rinse or boiled water) hold it so
that it will not...
Posted in thread: Love my new immersion chiller on 03-01-2007 at 01:44 AM
ah now boys - be nice. nati is coming clean here and you are refusing him back in the community
of hops and ales and lagers and whatnot? come on now. i say we embrace like men (and ladies)
and get bac...
Posted in thread: Love my new immersion chiller on 02-28-2007 at 05:33 PM
i have it on good authority that natibrewer wants to buy an immersion chiller but his wife
won't let him. he is also looking into the full-boil process and a pot that has a pour spout
and a built-in t...
Posted in thread: Boiling....and Boiling Over :( on 02-20-2007 at 09:56 PM
i have had the exact same problem you describe. my glass cook top will not get hot enough to
boil 3 gal of wort w/o the lid. so, i use a turkey fryer now. now, i get a rolling boil
Posted in thread: Yeast Issue on 02-08-2007 at 01:41 AM
I have read some about using yeast from previous brews or a bottle of Chimay. Will someone
explain - in some detail - how this is done? Any information would be appreciated.
Posted in thread: Primary Fermintation help on 02-01-2007 at 06:49 PM
oakwood - don't go tossing anything. simply be patient. adhere to the 1-2-3 method and all
should be well. 1 week primary, 2 week secondary (clearing) and 3 weeks in the bottle. most of
these folks lo...
Posted in thread: too long a fermentation? on 01-27-2007 at 10:05 PM
i've had an california steam in the primary now for 11 days and she is still bubbling about 4x
a minute. could this be a problem. temps are hovering in the low 60's. ready to place in a
Posted in thread: s type air locks on 01-25-2007 at 02:19 AM
the problem you descibe is exactly what is going on with ipa in the secondary. bubbled like mad
in the primary, now sits in the secondary with an airlock that looks lopsided. i say, don't
worry - wait...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Question on 01-24-2007 at 02:31 AM
as an ipa lover myself, my first brew was an american ipa. i left the wort in the primary for 1
week and then dry hopped for 1 week. my hops went straight in, no bag. after that second week,
i racked ...
Posted in thread: High OG??? on 01-23-2007 at 06:40 PM
so, what are other folks thoughts on the uses of hydrometers? it seems to me that they are a
bit redundant. i mean, we check our airlocks for bubbles, we wait long periods of time and then
we drink. i...