Last Activity:04-25-2008 10:11 PM
Posted in thread: Under Pressure on 10-01-2007 at 03:44 AM
thanks for the replies, i'll try closer to the forceful(high volume) end of the spectrum on the
Posted in thread: Under Pressure on 09-30-2007 at 05:09 PM
Hey fellow zymurgists, help me out please.For optimum heat transfer between the cooling wort
and the water flowing through the chiller, should the pressure of the water from the faucet be
Posted in thread: re-pitch in secondary????? on 07-03-2007 at 03:08 AM
thanks to all who replied, i do practice the 1-2-3 method, and i fear, based upon opening a
couple other bottles that had what i would call normal carbonation levels that i did not mix in
the priming ...
Posted in thread: re-pitch in secondary????? on 07-02-2007 at 03:50 AM
i just opened my first bottle of my latest batch. it is a pale honey ale, and it is the first
batch that i have put into a secondary fermenter. the clarity is great, and the trub in the
bottom of the ...
Posted in thread: can i bottle in growlers???? on 05-29-2007 at 04:49 PM
thanks for the feedback and the link to the old thread. my LHBS sold me the same kind of metal
caps that came on the growlers originally, and they do have an opaque rubber seal. so i think
i'm gonna t...
Posted in thread: can i bottle in growlers???? on 05-27-2007 at 04:55 AM
a local brew pub sells beer to go in 64 oz. growlers. my question is, if i manage to get new
caps for them and sanitize everything appropriately, can i use them to bottle condition in?
will the large ...
Posted in thread: SWMBO Commandeth me to make.... on 04-24-2007 at 04:05 AM
how about a scotch ale. something along the lines of a McEwans clone?
Posted in thread: Neighborhood Picnic on 04-24-2007 at 03:56 AM
how about a nice belgian tripel?
Posted in thread: Smack pack disaster on 03-24-2007 at 05:31 PM
sorry no thoughts on the yeast choice, just a not-so-fond rememberance of my first smack-pack
experience. 1)go to LHBS to buy smack-pack for belgian tripel, 2) bring home smack-pack,
3)smack the pack ...
Posted in thread: cleaning the fermeters on 03-22-2007 at 05:14 AM
i don't use anything other than hot tap water and a 90* carboy brush. cleaning directly after
racking to secondary/bottling makes it a worry free easy cleanup