Last Activity:02-06-2006 10:34 AM
Posted in thread: Effects of temperature? on 01-30-2006 at 07:09 PM
Most members already touched on this topic (what flavors are contributed by what temperature
range), but as far as controlling the fermentation of the beers I make, I just use a
Posted in thread: Hop Tea? on 01-15-2006 at 02:29 AM
Hey guys, I just watched an interesting report about the history of beer brewing on The History
Channel. Aside from the fact that it was all about the history of beer:drunk: , I learned that
Posted in thread: Hop preference poll on 01-08-2006 at 07:25 PM
As for myself, I've only made a few batches of beer. But my experience with Chinook hops was
that they imparted a good aroma and citrusy (?) taste to my Christmas Ale, but boy are they
potent (10-14% ...
Posted in thread: Little brewing experiment on 12-22-2005 at 11:58 PM
Now that I'm getting more experienced with brewing procedures, I wanted to start experimenting
with individual ingredients. What I want to do is basically brew a bunch of simple beers, and
Posted in thread: LME vs. DME on 12-13-2005 at 02:17 AM
Thanks for the input, guys. Actually, as far as the price factor goes, I find that DME and LME
are about the same price for me to acquire (considering the fact that LME contains 20% water).
A 3 lb. ba...
Posted in thread: Christmas Ale progress on 12-13-2005 at 01:29 AM
Well, it's been about 4 days since I started fermenting my Christmas Ale, a recipe which is
sort of a conglomeration of other comparable recipes I've seen online.The original gravity was
1.064, so it'...
Posted in thread: LME vs. DME on 12-12-2005 at 12:31 AM
As I read more and more, I've come to realize that many recipes I've seen online (excluding
all-grain brews) use either exclusively liquid malt extract, or a combination of liquid malt
extract and dry...
Posted in thread: My beer's doomed! NOOOOO! on 12-10-2005 at 04:46 AM
If your recipe was mostly extract with a pound or two of grain, you did it exactly right. There
is absolutely nothing wrong with using a big grain bag for mashing and it's a lot less
expensive than ot...
Posted in thread: My beer's doomed! NOOOOO! on 12-09-2005 at 05:48 AM
Hey guys,Fairly amateur brewer here with a BIG (?) problem. This is my 4th batch of beer, and I
am far from perfecting it to a science. Two of the the three beers I have made were
Posted in thread: Brewing a lager (help a noob) on 10-17-2005 at 01:34 AM
You can make "lager style ale" with lager recipe and ale yeast (which performs at higher
temperatures). If you want to go to lager yeast, you do need a much cooler environment, and the
process takes a...