Last Activity:12-17-2013 9:43 PM
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Posted in thread: Lessons learned through experience on 12-17-2013 at 11:38 PM
Keep it simple in the beginning. Hold off on making your jalepeno rasberry coffee mint IPA
until you have a handful of successful brews under your belt and fully understand the basic
processes. Start ...
Posted in thread: 22oz Bottles - How Full? on 12-14-2013 at 08:14 PM
same here on the bottling wand, I just trust it to do the guesswork for me on any type of
bottle and it generally does a great job. I wouldn't consider bottling without one.
Posted in thread: Modified BIAB Process Thought on 12-14-2013 at 06:48 PM
was wondering if I could come up with a way to insulate the pot in a way that was safe to use
while heating on my burner. Never heard of an insulated kettle, and really cant imagine a way
to do that ...
Posted in thread: 1 or 2 primaries? on 12-13-2013 at 01:55 AM
You've raised two of the most fiercely contested issues on these forums: secondary or no
secondary AND (kinda) plastic vs. glass. The primary/secondary one is kinda like coke vs pepsi
- people have di...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-11-2013 at 09:31 PM
sounds good, wondering if you mixed it thoroughly since you came up so far off on the gravity?
Why exactly are you doing a secondary?
Posted in thread: fermentation on 12-11-2013 at 06:50 PM
What? Try explaining better.
Posted in thread: First ever batch - queries on 12-11-2013 at 04:39 PM
Awesome, congrats! As your techniques and knowledge improve, so too will your beers. Just try
to keep it simple, I like the idea of repeating your first beer so you can compare more easily.
Posted in thread: Modified BIAB Process Thought on 12-11-2013 at 04:12 AM
As far as BeerSmith calculation is concerned, this is exactly what I do...Really good
Posted in thread: Modified BIAB Process Thought on 12-10-2013 at 05:20 PM
I talked to the LHBS guy about the buckets and he strongly suggested against using plastic
buckets, even the ones made for brewing. You mean the guy with a financial interest in you
buying an expensiv...
Posted in thread: Stella-esque beer on 12-09-2013 at 06:26 PM
i dont like how light it tastes. is there a way to impart a little residual sweetness by
bottling with something other than corn sugar? like honey or something?Not really, the priming
sugar won't add ...