Last Activity:11-19-2011 2:43 PM
Posted in thread: Coffee Vanilla Porter Recipe Suggestions? on 11-19-2011 at 07:00 PM
Hello,Any suggestions on a recipe for this type of porter? I would probably rather have a
stronger vanilla flavor than coffee, but I'm open to all suggestions.I am fairly new to
brewing, aka, only 4 b...
Posted in thread: Red Amber Ale converted to Pumpkin Ale on 11-18-2011 at 05:18 PM
Thanks for the good info. I will "patiently" wait another 3 weeks.
Posted in thread: Red Amber Ale converted to Pumpkin Ale on 11-15-2011 at 11:27 PM
Hello, I've been reading, on this forum, that a pumpkin ale should ferment in the primary for
3-4 weeks. I am confused by this because I thought you should bottle the beer after the
fermentation has s...
Posted in thread: Time to Bottle? on 10-09-2010 at 12:08 AM
Hi,I forgot to take an original SG, but the target SG was 1.038 - 1.058, and I just took a FG
reading of 1.008 (this is in the target FG range). The beer is done fermenting, but it only
fermented for ...
Posted in thread: Failure and Success in the same batch!?! on 03-09-2010 at 01:53 AM
Is that even possible?So I completed brewing my first batch of beer, and it turned out
fantastic! It's amazing the difference a week can make in the bottling process. The 2nd week
beer was much better...
Posted in thread: Didn't clean bottle caps on 02-20-2010 at 06:48 PM
So I think I may have made a mistake. I just bought some bottle caps, figured they were clean,
and just soaked them in starsan. Is this ok, or should I have boiled them first, and then
dropped them in...
Posted in thread: Fermentation lock bubbles (too slow?) on 02-04-2010 at 10:58 PM
Thanks for the replies. I'll pull out the hydrometer in a few days.
Posted in thread: Fermentation lock bubbles (too slow?) on 02-04-2010 at 12:45 AM
Hey all, I put my wort in the carboy on Saturday, and the initial fermentation has subsided.
Now my fermentation lock is bubbling about once every 20-30 seconds. Should it be bubbling
more, or is this...
Posted in thread: Rookie Mistake (No Blow out tube) OOPS! on 02-01-2010 at 10:32 PM
Oh, and I should mention it's not a cork on the better bottle, but one of those Orange tops
with two out holes. I'm not sure what it's called.
Posted in thread: Rookie Mistake (No Blow out tube) OOPS! on 02-01-2010 at 10:28 PM
So.... I brewed my first batch of beer this Saturday. Everything went well until this
afternoon. My fermentation was happening slowly, so I thought. I wasn't able to check my batch
this morning, but w...