Last Activity:04-25-2008 1:01 PM
Posted in thread: Question about my ale... on 04-18-2008 at 07:56 PM
grain would help ad some more complex flavors, but no, you don't need that extra stuff unless
you want to. I never have and my beer is great.
Posted in thread: cover your primary?? on 04-18-2008 at 07:54 PM
I think he means if it's in a glass carboy...I use a plastic bucket. It doesn't need a
shirt...;)I use plastic buckets too. Does the plastic really block/dampen the UV light? All my
primaries are alwa...
Posted in thread: looking for smoked extract recipes on 04-18-2008 at 05:52 PM
My smoked porter is just finished conditioning, its great! Just use a little bit. I used 2 oz
of peat smoked (?) for a 5 gal batch. The smoke can be strong.
Posted in thread: The Pope is here!!! on 04-18-2008 at 03:48 AM
this is a good bit though, smart move your popeness
Posted in thread: Crazy Question! (bottle bucket) on 04-17-2008 at 05:07 PM
yeah buckets are the **** man! Spigots save a ton of time and money. Just get use bigger ones
(mine are 8.5 gal) so you have plenty of head room so you don't need a blow-off tube.
Posted in thread: cold conditioning bottles on 04-17-2008 at 05:03 PM
Posted in thread: white labs on 04-17-2008 at 05:01 PM
finish your boil and cool (that will take awhile anyways). 3-6 hrs is ideal, so just warm it
with your hands to speed things up and pitch it when your wort is cool. hope it turns out good!
Posted in thread: Tempted by the better bottles.... on 04-16-2008 at 10:45 PM
buckets are awesome....
Posted in thread: Yeast smack packs on 04-16-2008 at 05:42 PM
in my experience, smack-packs are slow to start by themselves. So yes, making a starter is
Posted in thread: What is your Opinion (Clean Debate) on 04-15-2008 at 07:32 PM
vote them off the island!! and anyone else with 3 strikes for that matter...