Last Activity:10-27-2006 3:56 AM
Posted in thread: Mash Out Question on 10-24-2006 at 12:10 AM
There is one good think about a mash. There is not much need to rush anything when it comes to
mashing grain. I had one that was mashing at 155F - 160F for over one hour, we hit it with hot
Posted in thread: All Grain in houston on 04-22-2006 at 07:45 PM
I just posted this link in another thread and figured it could help you as well. While you wait
for someone in your area to hook up with, check out this link. It is a VERY illustrated guide
to all g...
Posted in thread: Infrared Thermometer Gun? on 02-23-2006 at 02:49 AM
I have one and I get some good readings and bad ones. For the most part it works. But a regular
Thermometer workd best.
Posted in thread: Cherry Ale on 02-16-2006 at 05:41 AM
I just made a Cherry Ale with cherry pie filling in the primary and whole pitted cherries in
the secondary. It has a kinda metalic taste not very strong but it is there still. Could this
come from the...
Posted in thread: SS or Aluminum? on 02-06-2006 at 06:30 PM
I use aluminum pots for boiling water for my beer. I use ss for cooking the beer and I have not
seen anything weard yet. I have a bigger aluminum pot than a ss one. I may in the future use
Posted in thread: Counterflow Wort Chiller on 01-07-2006 at 02:58 AM
If you use a 5% bleach solution it is OK. You are not going to be in contact long enough to do
harm. Just make sure you flush with water after running your bleach. I do a 2 gallon bleach
wash, then fo...
Posted in thread: So how hard has your beer supply been hit? on 01-05-2006 at 06:09 AM
As You can see I am playing catch up myself. I killed a pilsner, christmas only has one bottle
left, cream ale is carbed now but for about 2 days I was left with pale ale only. It got rough
there for ...
Posted in thread: Counterflow Wort Chiller on 01-05-2006 at 05:15 AM
I built one when I got the issue. Freinds thought I was a nut for trying it. I will never go
back, I just bought a 50 ft garden hose and some fittings. I carefully straightened out my wort
cooler I ha...
Posted in thread: Imperial or Double Pilsener? on 01-05-2006 at 05:03 AM
I'm not a big hops lover, but the Imperial Pilsner sound interesting.I might do one with my
pilsner recipe. 5 Gallon Batch 10 lb Pilsner .75 Hallertau (Bittering) 60 min.75 Hallertau
(Flavoring) 20 mi...
Posted in thread: Secondary with low FG on 01-05-2006 at 02:59 AM
I am not sure about your fat tire. But all my batches have been ready to transfer in a week,
with low SG's. I have a freind that had a beer that stuck at 1020 and we tracked it back to
yeast or yeast ...