Last Activity:07-22-2008 8:43 AM
Posted in thread: Peach beer! on 06-28-2008 at 05:01 PM
Okay, now that peach seconds are starting to become available at the farmer's market, I'm ready
to celebrate batch 15 by making a peach beer. A few questions:1. It seems to me that a lightly
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - Secondary or Fermenter? on 03-09-2008 at 01:01 AM
Thanks for the replies! Two very good reasons for dry hopping in secondary...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - Secondary or Fermenter? on 03-08-2008 at 09:59 PM
Hi all. Tomorrow I'm brewing my first IPA and I'm going to dry hop it. Is it better/more
advisable to add the hops in the primary or in the secondary? Thanks!
Posted in thread: Bottled beer not carbonated on 02-17-2008 at 12:02 AM
Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm gonna take the 'patience' advice and see how a bottle does
next week. I think this batch will be called "Flat Amber".
Posted in thread: Bottled beer not carbonated on 02-16-2008 at 03:12 PM
Referring to my notes, I see that fermentation visibly began about 20 hours after I pitched the
yeast. Took about 6 days for the SG to stabilize, after which I racked to secondary. Left in
Posted in thread: Bottled beer not carbonated on 02-16-2008 at 05:04 AM
So, my latest batch has been bottle conditioning for a couple weeks and hasn't appreciably
carbonated. I'm wondering if there's anything I can do to fix this. I sure hope so, because it
really does ta...
Posted in thread: Are my beer ruined?!?! on 01-27-2008 at 09:28 PM
I wasn't laughing until his pen fell in. Now I can't stop.
Posted in thread: I can't smell the internet.... on 01-23-2008 at 10:57 PM
No way, I did not think that Friar Tucks had anything like that! I will go check them out right
now.....Thanks for the help everyone! ps, i can smell the internet now, and it does in fact
smell like c...
Posted in thread: I can't smell the internet.... on 01-23-2008 at 10:06 PM
Yeah, sorry that might help. I live in Champaign, Illinois. There is a hobby shop here with
SOME stuff but I am really hoping there is something better. Thanks for the help guys.
Posted in thread: Molasses as a primer on 01-22-2008 at 02:08 AM
Thanks for all the quick answers everyone. I'll stick with corn sugar for now, no longer in the
wort as per DeathBrewer (My second batch is fermenting as I type this and has no added corn