Last Activity:12-02-2009 12:47 PM
Posted in thread: Party Star Mini-Kegs on 11-24-2009 at 05:55 PM
I bought a mini-keg system about 2 years ago - it works okay but it always seems a little
fragile.I have two corny kegs and the tank, but I don't have much frig space right now. My
question is - does ...
Posted in thread: Too much hops in my english pale ale? on 11-12-2009 at 06:05 PM
If you like malty brews, try replacing the Briess 2 row with Maris Otter, the crystal 40 with
crystal 55, and do a thick mash (1 qt water per lb grain) at 152 - 153F. I'd also cut the
crystal down to ...
Posted in thread: Too much hops in my english pale ale? on 11-12-2009 at 01:05 AM
thank u guys. it was supposed to be a bass clone. it is not my first all grain - but it is my
first in about 11 years! I batch sparged and figured my efficiency would be low, so I used a
little extra ...
Posted in thread: Too much hops in my english pale ale? on 11-11-2009 at 02:32 PM
I brewed a pale ale last sunday - as usual, I had my recipe "in the vault", which is my
nickname for my pea brain. Here it is:8 lbs breiss 2 row pale ale malt1 lb 40L crystal2 tsp
gypsummash for 70 mi...
Posted in thread: Pitched 2 types of yeast in yesterday's batch on 11-10-2009 at 01:59 AM
I don't know exactly how long your lag time was, but no, I don't really like to see it happen
fast. Short lag times mean there isn't proper ester production taking place. Granted, a long
lag time isn'...
Posted in thread: Pitched 2 types of yeast in yesterday's batch on 11-09-2009 at 11:23 PM
I brewed an English pale ale yesterday. It was originally planned for 2 weeks ago and my brew
day was cancelled (I have already talked about that because I had concerns about my crushed
grains being o...
Posted in thread: a small goof - should i worry? on 11-08-2009 at 03:19 PM
relax, dont worry, and have a home brew. the rubber gasket probably ruined your beer, but, who
cares. just brew again and drink great beer while doing it. "no man, by worrying, ever added a
Posted in thread: a small goof - should i worry? on 11-07-2009 at 11:16 PM
I racked my belgian wit from the primary to the secondary. should have used a carboy but I
racked into a bucket. The lid was new and the rubber grommet, gasket, whatever u call it was
really tight and...
Posted in thread: Are my crushed grains any good? on 11-03-2009 at 03:45 PM
I'm in Louisville. I see you're in Frankfort... lots of new Kentuckians here lately.
Welcome!thanks. Are you a web shopper or do u go to the Liquor Barn? I saw a place called
"winemakers and beermaker...
Posted in thread: New Immersion Chiller on the way on 11-03-2009 at 03:34 PM
remember those cartoons when the putz who got conned would surn into a lollipop or a donkey?
well, if I get it (not received yet!)i will name my first batch "Jackass Ale". Maybe
"Gullib-ale" or "Sucke...