Last Activity:01-16-2007 3:36 PM
Posted in thread: Youngs Double Chocolate on 01-16-2007 at 08:38 PM
I bottled the AHS Youngs last night. Interesting for sure. You add 1 oz of unsweetend coco
powder to the primer. It looked like cholocate soup. I tasted a sample and it was very
chocolately. Much more...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a newbie brew? on 01-16-2007 at 08:31 PM
If you like hoppy beer I would order AHS Warrior pale ale it, Its Great.Yes it is. I just took
delivery on that one today. Very good stuff.
Posted in thread: Plastic Carboy OK for a secondary? on 01-10-2007 at 02:30 AM
I just got a Better Bottle which is a plastic carboy designed for beer and it is being used as
a secondary. It is light and won't break like a glass carboy will. How will it do? Well, if is
sucks you ...
Posted in thread: Question on brewing on 01-10-2007 at 02:21 AM
You also do not want to steep the grains in too much water. More water results in lower
concentrations duing the steep and can lead to tanins being pulled out of the grain leading to
off flavors. The ...
Posted in thread: Youngs Double Chocolate on 01-10-2007 at 02:18 AM
I recommend the kit from Austin. I have it in secondary right now and will bottle in the next
couple of days. I took a taste when I racked it and it was great. By far the best flavor I have
had prior ...
Posted in thread: Why can't I get it right? on 01-10-2007 at 02:12 AM
I agree that 1.022 for a FG is high. I don't think I have done anything that was above the
1.013 range. A higher gravity means that you still have some unfermented sugar in there.Here is
what I would ...
Posted in thread: airlock when racking to a carboy on 01-05-2007 at 01:58 AM
This is my first time racking to a secondary. I used the new carboy I got for Christmas and the
stopper did not have a hole for my airlock. Is this going to be OK? Fermentation seemed to have
Posted in thread: Blue Moon clone recipe? on 12-11-2006 at 01:55 PM
OK, so we have been drinking the Blue Moon clone.It is very slightly darker in color but very
close.Carbonation and head seems about the same.Clone has slighlty more orange flavor.Clone is
Posted in thread: Blue Moon clone recipe? on 12-04-2006 at 05:52 PM
I actually just had the first one last night. Keep in mind, I am not a huge Blue Moon fan. I
brewed this for my girlfriend. But all in all, I think it came out well. I think it has more
orange flavor ...
Posted in thread: Promash settings for Oregon Fruit Products puree, or should I use fruit essence extra on 11-14-2006 at 01:42 PM
I have a buddy that used the Oregon stuff. It came in a 3lb can and was strained and santized.
The brewed a wheat beer as normal and then put it in the fermenter. When fermentation slowed
down, he dum...