Last Activity:09-25-2013 6:15 PM
Posted in thread: cant figure it out on 09-25-2013 at 03:53 PM
ironically enough the LHBS is where I get all my ingredients from and they didn't have coopers,
so I usually go with Breiss and my ferm times are generally around 2 weeks in primary, then
moved to sec...
Posted in thread: cant figure it out on 09-25-2013 at 03:27 PM
this was one of the more recent brews that I did below. I generally follow the directions
closely with the exception of adding 2.5 oz of apricot extract for flavoring at bottling. The
Posted in thread: cant figure it out on 09-25-2013 at 03:08 PM
I am having an issue with every beer that I have made (all extract) have come out to where it
seems you can only have a few sips of it and it is just to full bodied/strong/syrupy/just flat
out tough t...
Posted in thread: apricot puree or extract? on 09-17-2013 at 02:28 PM
quick question: I ended up doing a half puree of the apricot and adding it to the secondary,
but when I went to bottle it (from a full carboy) I only got aprox 26 bottles out of it, based
off the pure...
Posted in thread: apricot puree or extract? on 08-26-2013 at 02:35 PM
I am racking to the secondary today and I was going to use a muslin bag to hold all the puree.
Should I just throw it in the carboy without the bag or do you usually put it in a bag as well?
I was goi...
Posted in thread: apricot puree or extract? on 08-12-2013 at 02:06 PM
I found this recipe for a Magic Hat #9 clone and I had a few questions on the apricot portion
of it. I am reading that people are putting the puree in the bottom of the secondary at 3lbs
(and not 3.3)...
Posted in thread: Christmas Ale ingredients in fermenter question: on 07-29-2013 at 08:58 PM
So basically in a nutshell:1: No secondary next time2: Do the boil, pitch the yeast, sit for 2
weeks, if you get to FG THEN put in the spices?-If so, do I just put the spices in a muslin bag
and let i...
Posted in thread: Christmas Ale ingredients in fermenter question: on 07-26-2013 at 03:41 PM
I am brewing a Christmas Ale to store until December and I had a quick question in relation to
the ingredients in the muslin bag during the first fermentation stage. I put the cloves, irish
Posted in thread: easy questions: on 07-10-2013 at 05:13 PM
Sorry for the late reply, but I did what you guys suggested. I did not xfer it to the carboy
and just kept it in the fermentation bucket and added the same batch of yeast just in case
(white labs brit...
Posted in thread: easy questions: on 07-01-2013 at 09:02 PM
1st time brewing beer, so i have some questions that I could not specifically find in the
forums even though I am sure it is in here 100x. I brewed a 5 gal batch of extract big ben pale
ale and put it...