Last Activity:10-17-2010 12:50 AM
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Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 10-17-2010 at 01:55 AM
trub...pronounced troob. my mistake. phonetic spelling and realized i misspelled it. whatever
revvy says is good advice.
Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 10-17-2010 at 01:53 AM
akthor...thanks for the insightful analysis. i got that information from charlie papazian. but
everyone else, feel free to go with a guy named akthor if in doubt.
Posted in thread: I'm going to skip starting with extract and start with all-grain on 10-17-2010 at 12:50 AM
i disagree. yes, you need more equipment. but that is not "all" you need. experience and
understanding the basics can't be replaced just by spending more on equipment or knowing other
people that brew...
Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 10-16-2010 at 09:21 PM
i also don't score the taste of my own beer fyi. not exactly a reliable, objective measurement
of anything. despite what papazian's book might say.
Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 10-16-2010 at 09:20 PM
after 10-14 days the proteins in the troob start to break down and these can release off
flavors to the beer. this is why people secondary at the 2 week mark. get the beer off the
troob. you can leave...
Posted in thread: added 2 new pieces of equipment on 10-16-2010 at 01:11 PM
oh ok. i was just researching keggles as i'm interested in thinking about setting one up
myself. this makes much more sense to me now that i've thought about it and seen this
explained. thanks guys
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Seed Porter on 10-16-2010 at 01:07 PM
please do post that recipe and also if you can in maybe say 2-4 weeks put up the comments on
how it tastes. can you put it in this thread so i can see it? thanks a lot
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Seed Porter on 10-16-2010 at 01:57 AM
i love porter and a good pumpkin beer is not easy. i really like the idea of a pumpkin porter
Posted in thread: Son of Fermentation success on 10-16-2010 at 01:24 AM
oh. so you haven't even fermented a beer yet? you'll soon see you can't keep the temp constant
without refrigeration. unless you happen to have a cave, or can be home every few hours to put
ice or bot...
Posted in thread: FG of 1.024 acceptable? on 10-16-2010 at 01:19 AM
did your lhbs also agree that it was a good idea that your first beer should be a lager and not
an ale? be careful of those guys...most of em are pretty knowledgeable...but they aren't always