Last Activity:09-20-2012 1:54 PM
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-14-2012 at 04:42 PM
Can someone who's bottle conditioned for carbonation chime in to let us non-keggers know if
bottling yeast is needed on this one? I've still got a few months before bottling, but would
like to know in...
Posted in thread: I've got hop cones already! on 05-05-2012 at 10:33 PM
It's only April 25th and I have hop cones on my second year Chinook plants already!Go f*c
yourself!Nah man, that's awesome. I'm just jealous, all my hops seem to have stunted their
growth. I thought g...
Posted in thread: Just got my hops starters yesterday! on 10-21-2011 at 05:39 AM
I'm thinking about ordering a 6-pack from GLH, what do you guys think about starting the plants
in the dirt here in Long Beach?
Posted in thread: Lavender and Heather on 10-21-2011 at 04:38 AM
I used home-grown lavender in a hopped up pale ale I did a few months ago. I didn't
particularly take care washing the lavender, and I ended up contaminating my batch. I used
about 2 oz in a 7 day sec...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 10-18-2011 at 01:24 AM
I'm not sure anyone has tried it with 007 yet, but since it resembles the same flavor profile
and just attenuates a bit more, I don't see any real problems. You're right and this recipe is
on the swee...
Posted in thread: Feeding spent grains to deer on 09-30-2011 at 04:30 PM
I feed em to my chicken, she loves it!
Posted in thread: WLP001 @ 54*F. Uh oh? on 09-30-2011 at 03:35 PM
Thanks for all the help everyone! After the swirl, I went back yesterday and checked up on it a
few hours later--YEAST EVERYWHERE!It had blown through the airlock, and erupted all up in my
Posted in thread: WLP001 @ 54*F. Uh oh? on 09-29-2011 at 03:38 PM
Gave it a swirl just now. Temp now reading 70F, no airlock bubbling on top of the bucket.
Sometimes I wish it had a carboy!
Posted in thread: WLP001 @ 54*F. Uh oh? on 09-28-2011 at 11:53 PM
UPDATE: It's been 24 hours, and still no fermentation starting. Beer is currently at 62 degrees
Posted in thread: WLP001 @ 54*F. Uh oh? on 09-28-2011 at 04:38 PM
Hello everyone,Long Version:Yesterday I brewed my first "on my own" recipe, where I literally
wrote everything out from scratch, didn't follow any other recipes, and kinda just went for