Last Activity:02-14-2012 1:21 PM
Posted in thread: 36 hour primary fermentation on 02-14-2012 at 03:18 AM
Well like i said im not very experienced and i judged the ferm slowing down because it was like
a vortex in there 3 hrs after pitching and now i cant see any movement. Also the foam on top
was about a...
Posted in thread: 36 hour primary fermentation on 02-14-2012 at 02:55 AM
This is about my 5th batch of extract brewing. I made an american ale this weekend og 1.065 so
i used 2 packs of saf33 dry yeast and the fermentation started with in the hour and looks like
Posted in thread: Beer tastes good but no buzz! on 01-26-2012 at 01:40 PM
I have made a total of 2 5gallon batches in my life (extract) and they both have tasted very
good but the alcohol volume just is not there, like the name brand breweries. How can i raise
the volume of...
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 06:06 PM
This is a Extract beer not a all grain. My boil temp was between 200 and 215.
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 05:50 PM
Yea same pot 8 gallon cap. I guess I am being to picky as I am a Quality Control manager and we
deal with the FAA. Thinking my beer would have tasted like Stone IPA....lolProbably me reading
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 05:35 PM
Well, sometimes i loose a gallon of wort when i boil and sometimes i loose half a gallon due to
the boil. Why is that? The times are the same.
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 05:15 PM
My next batch is in the fermenter, is there anything i can do to up the ABV while its in there?
Or is it too late? It was a Dog Fish Head 60min IPA Clone. Plan on leaving it in there conical
for 2.5 w...
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 03:40 PM
So what yeast would you recommend for this? What would you recommend for raising the ABV? Seems
a little low. I used the og-fg X 131 to get my abv. Thanks for the help!
Posted in thread: Not alot of body in my IPA's on 01-19-2012 at 01:47 PM
Hello all, I am new to brewing 5 gallon extracts. With loving IPA's thats what i started with.
The first was a kit from morebeer.com (Coloumbus IPA) and i followed the instructions to a T,
but the bee...