Last Activity:04-12-2014 11:50 AM
Likes Given: 1
Posted in thread: Cooling with Immersion vs Counterflow on 04-10-2014 at 08:53 PM
I had a store-bought immersion chiller, which was inadequate when I went to 11 gallon batches.
I got 50' of copper tube and wrapped it around my old 20 qt kettle and made a second chiller. I
Posted in thread: Incredible Krausen that wouldn't die on 11-24-2013 at 02:58 PM
(Warning, long post)I'm fermenting a Witbier with Whitelabs WLP400. I've used this yeast before
multiple times, but I have never seen a fermentation like this one.It's an 11 gallon batch- 10
Posted in thread: Bourbon Barrel Porter..stuck gravity? on 09-25-2013 at 08:53 PM
I once got a very strong Old Ale restarted by taking a small amount of the yeast from the
fermenter and making a starter with that. Added the starter in at high krausen, and it did a
Posted in thread: Maryland homebrew clubs? on 08-15-2013 at 05:27 PM
This Saturday, the 17th. I will start brewing at 10:00 or so, and the meeting is at 4:00374
Clubhouse Dr, Lusby Md.Food is potluck, and feel free to bring homebrew to share. We do have a
theme of whea...
Posted in thread: FG too high for my liking, should i add DME/sugar? on 07-27-2013 at 01:44 PM
I successfully restarted a stalled fermentation in a very strong ale by pulling a small amount
of the yeast sediment and making a starter, which I added back at full krausen. It worked
Posted in thread: Maryland homebrew clubs? on 07-27-2013 at 01:41 PM
I am the president (if I have to, I guess) of MALT, and I live in Lusby. In fact, I am hosting
the August 2013 meeting.Meetings are held at the homes of members, so if we get more members in
Posted in thread: Tracking down phenolic off flavor on 07-08-2013 at 07:31 PM
Actually, I think I misidentified the off flavor. I'm wondering if the fact that I added water
at the end of the boil, then let it warm back up to a boil for sanitation, but did not
vigorously boil at...
Posted in thread: Tracking down phenolic off flavor on 07-07-2013 at 05:12 PM
Hi all,I just kegged my Mild a couple of days ago, and there is a powerful band-aid phenolic
flavor. There are three conspicuous things I did differently this time, and I'm trying to
figure out which ...
Posted in thread: Motorized Grain Mills: Time to show them off! on 06-27-2013 at 06:35 PM
Here's my motorized Corona mill in action.
Posted in thread: Stupid question: AG Brew stand made of wood? on 06-04-2013 at 09:46 PM
The top burner on mine (above) is a Banjo Burner screwed to hollow iron square stock I bought
at the hardware store.I also later did the same on the bottom to replace the Turkey Cooker