Last Activity:08-05-2010 1:15 PM
Posted in thread: 15 gallons went down the drain today :( on 06-04-2010 at 01:02 AM
I feel you... Not 15gal, but my first batch smelled and tasted horrible! We'll see if the
bottles do anything, but I'm not optimistic. It had a thin film on it also.
Posted in thread: First bottling questions on 06-03-2010 at 06:54 PM
You shouldn't boil the caps because it could damage the seal on them. Just make a bowl of star
san and get them soaking before you start bottling.
Posted in thread: Hey, Revvy's right on 06-03-2010 at 03:38 PM
I will have to keep a couple 12oz bottles next time.This is my plan. I bought a bunch of 22oz
bottles and a case of 12oz... that way I can taste test the the 12oz ones and waste just a
little bit less...
Posted in thread: Show us your BIG ONE... on 06-03-2010 at 03:36 PM
This thread is awesome... I would flip if something like that happened.... especially cause I'm
fermenting in a huge cooler in the living room of my apartment.
Posted in thread: First Brew... /sigh on 06-03-2010 at 02:56 PM
Great advice guys!! I'm already in preparation for my next batch. I'll let maybe half the
bottles sit for a long time if the taste doesn't shape up, but probably dump half of them in
with a month to f...
Posted in thread: First Brew... /sigh on 06-02-2010 at 10:29 PM
Well I went to bottle my first brew today. It was a Morebeer.com American Amber Ale extract
kit. When I took a hydro reading and tasted it back after about 1.5weeks in fermenter it tasted
a little sou...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Extract on 06-02-2010 at 05:39 PM
Posted in thread: Vanilla Extract on 06-02-2010 at 04:41 PM
Ok, I have been searching around the forums for a long time now (my boss must really hate this
forum). I am going to bottle my first brew today and have been looking at what to brew next. I
think I'm ...
Posted in thread: What to do when you have to bottle 360 beers? on 05-27-2010 at 05:28 PM
holy bottles... unreal amount of beer... special occasion? or just a bulk brewer?
Posted in thread: fermenting in warm temps? on 05-26-2010 at 03:27 PM
That's what she said?haha... I use a huge 120qt coleman cooler. My apartment is sitting around
80 and I just throw a frozen L container in there about twice a day. My 120qt cooler is
excessively big, ...