Last Activity:12-10-2011 5:05 PM
Posted in thread: Infection or krausen? on 12-10-2011 at 11:41 PM
Thanks guys, I definitely feel better about the brew now. Tomorrow I'll be bottling.
Posted in thread: Infection or krausen? on 12-10-2011 at 04:39 PM
My brew has been in the primary for two weeks now but I noticed there is a spread of spots on
the top, as if it's restarting fermentation or something... maybe even an infection? It didn't
take long f...
Posted in thread: Need advice on my planned winter ale. on 10-24-2011 at 04:44 AM
Posted in thread: Need advice on my planned winter ale. on 10-24-2011 at 12:06 AM
I'm brewing a winter ale this Friday. The ingredients are three varieties of malt, chinook and
sterling hops, with maple syrup pine needles and cardamom as adjuncts. My only concern is the
Posted in thread: Need advice on hop usage for my winter ale. on 10-18-2011 at 08:42 PM
I'm brewing a winter ale here soon with cardamom, maple syrup, spruce extract, and pine needles
from my front yard. I want a piney and earthy character to this brew obviously, but what hops
should I u...
Posted in thread: How many beers in a day is considered too many? on 08-28-2011 at 10:31 PM
Thanks for the responses. I didn't mention this but I do know when I've had enough. The most I
can handle is a six pack but that is a very rare instance. I've been around and even lived with
a few alc...
Posted in thread: How many beers in a day is considered too many? on 08-28-2011 at 09:55 PM
My fiancee and I had a discussion about my beer drinking while at dinner Friday. She
understands my passion for craft beers and homebrewing but she has noticed that I am having up
to four beers a day....
Posted in thread: Did I rehydrate yeast properly? on 08-23-2011 at 05:09 AM
Everything is turning out fine! When I got home last night after a few hours of pouring into
the carboy, everything was fermenting slightly and I had a nice head of krausen this morning.
Last batch I ...
Posted in thread: Did I rehydrate yeast properly? on 08-22-2011 at 02:33 AM
I dumped the entire packet of Nottingham ale yeast into a 4oz cup of water in the optimal
temperature range. However, I wasn't thinking because I had so much going on and I pitched the
yeast into the ...
Posted in thread: How much priming sugar per 12oz bottle? on 08-20-2011 at 08:54 PM
This isn't the same article, but this guy used 2 mr beer kegs to batch prime.And he's got his
wand directly attached to the spigot (must read my bottling thread. ;))Thank you all. I will