Last Activity:04-07-2008 5:05 PM
Posted in thread: How much coco and coffee to add for good stout? on 04-06-2008 at 11:42 PM
I brewed mine yesterday. Wasn't sure of when to put the chocolate in the boil. Guess I forgot
to aske that one. Anyway, I boiled for a little over an hour and then added 4.oz as I stirred
it in and bo...
Posted in thread: How much coco and coffee to add for good stout? on 04-03-2008 at 05:27 PM
Well thanks for everyone's replies. I just bought a jug of the gherandelli's unsweetened coco,
will get some coffee an grind up later when it goes to secondary. To answer the question of
why? Its SWMB...
Posted in thread: How much coco and coffee to add for good stout? on 03-31-2008 at 12:44 AM
Got a reg. Irish Dry stout kit coming. Not sure of how much coco to add and plan on adding
maybe 3/4 pound of beans at the end of the boil for steeping. Want it to be pretty evident its
in there but n...
Posted in thread: spruce ale? on 03-31-2008 at 12:38 AM
I read somewhere, want to say the joy of homebrewing by papazian that using pine was very bad.
I just ordered some spruce essence from NB to try one myself. I think he had a recipe on the
book for it ...
Posted in thread: Auto syphon problems on 03-17-2008 at 02:20 AM
Had the same problem, if you just put one of those plastic hoseclamps on the cane end it will
eliminate that. 1-2 good pushes and a solid line of beer. What a wonderful sight.....
Posted in thread: Is rinsing sanitizer out with hot water o.k.? on 02-10-2008 at 06:55 AM
New brewer? I've been reading some books and done 2 batches thus far. Haven't bottled yet but
soon. Anyway, I'm wondering If the sanitzer needs to rinsed out of your primary before dumping
the wort or...
Posted in thread: How quick can I bottle a wheat? on 02-10-2008 at 02:30 AM
Thanks Brad, how long do when of those usually keep after bottling? What would you say if the,
"Uh, I don't know if I'd drink that date" is on those anyway. I know there's been some
dicussion on that....
Posted in thread: How quick can I bottle a wheat? on 02-09-2008 at 10:23 PM
Doing an american wheat now 1/2 regular and 1/2 w/blckberry xtract and wanted to ask everybody
how soon I can bottle. If I take readings on day 7 and 8 and no change is it time? What do you
Posted in thread: Your first Brew on 02-07-2008 at 04:36 PM
Doing my first now which is an Over Under Oatmealt stout w/extract and steeped grains. Needs
some more time, but sure smelled good when I racked it!
Posted in thread: Is it ruined? on 02-07-2008 at 04:25 AM
Thanks guys, I didn't think it would be that big a deal but being new the process and seeing
"BAD, BAD, BAD Dont let any O2 get your beer!" in every book I've read. I was kinda worried and
pissed at m...