Last Activity:09-11-2012 6:48 PM
Posted in thread: Help me plan this out - Primary / Secondary / Corny gameplan(s) on 02-06-2012 at 01:54 AM
You should be fine without the secondary unless you plan to dry hop or add fruit or something
later into the mix. Once fermentation is complete, just cold crash, siphon into your corny,
Posted in thread: near catastrophe on 02-06-2012 at 01:50 AM
If it was only three days into fermentation you'll be fine. In the future, another option for
your airlock is cheap vodka. Helps to kill anything that gets in there, and if any of it gets
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-28-2011 at 09:57 PM
I let it sit for another week before bottling and when I did my taste test it did seem to have
gained a sourness to it. It was somewhat underwhelming, but it is noticeable in the flavor
profile. I'll ...
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-19-2011 at 06:50 PM
It sounds like you are right behind me with the number of batches you've done about 17. I've
tried a few alternative styles too for fun and to learn what happens.I use buckets with lids
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-18-2011 at 11:28 PM
Another thing to keep in mind is brews are more likely to become infected by bacteria if you
under-pitch/under-oxygenate. A healthy and quick growing yeast population crowds out the growth
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-18-2011 at 11:25 PM
How many other brews have you completed? How many days into this one are you?If you go take
tour of the "Wild Lambic" forum here, they discuss a thing called pericle [SP].You may have
something going ...
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-16-2011 at 09:44 PM
Look a little more closely at the second and third pictures, you can actually see where it's
bubbled up at the edge. It's some really funky looking stuff.
Posted in thread: This is bad... Right? on 11-16-2011 at 09:38 PM
So, my first attempt at reusing yeast resulted in a really weird film at the top of the beer
during fermentation. My guess is that this may result in some sour beer, so I plan on tasting
when I move t...
Posted in thread: Question About Reusing Yeast on 10-27-2011 at 10:48 PM
This is my second batch ;-) waiting for the first one to finish bottle conditioning before I
throw up the recipe, just to be sure. From wort taste tests to testing right before bottling (I
always sip ...
Posted in thread: Question About Reusing Yeast on 10-22-2011 at 04:22 PM
awesome to hear! Everyone likes getting some action!(also shouldn't you wait till you try a
bottle before posting recipe? Lol)This is my second batch ;-) waiting for the first one to
finish bottle con...