Last Activity:05-25-2011 8:56 AM
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 01-29-2011 at 07:26 PM
RE: 45 million year old yeast ferments amber aleThe link doesn't go directly to the
Posted in thread: Critique my simple all grain cream ale plan. on 01-17-2011 at 04:38 PM
I just started brewing using stove top, grain in bag method (2.5-3 gal batches). I really like
it! I have two pale ales in primary now and want to try a cream ale for my wife. My pale ales
used a basi...
Posted in thread: Removing Chlorine on 01-12-2011 at 06:59 AM
...the chlorine in your public water will boil off in the boil...Are you referring to the wort
boil? Someone said in another thread that chlorine would react undesirably in mash and sparge
so needed t...
Posted in thread: How do you identify your homebrews? on 01-12-2011 at 03:20 AM
Normally I just buy some of those plain white rectangular stickers you pick up at any office
supply store...Using a computer address label program would let you put as much info as you
want on the lab...
Posted in thread: How long should I let my beer sit in the bottles? on 01-11-2011 at 11:01 AM
...there is little to be learned about the beers journey by repeated samplings in the
bottle....:DMy first batch was a Mr. Beer so had a tap on the fermentation bottle. I couldn't
help tasting a sampl...
Posted in thread: Questions from first-time brewers on 01-10-2011 at 07:55 AM
....at least for the time being I will happily answer noobs' questions to better ease them into
the hobby...Thank goodness for posters like you in the forums. I don't blame those who are
tired of the ...
Posted in thread: Taking a hydrometer reading on 01-10-2011 at 07:40 AM
Do measurment before yeast pitching...Do not measure after adding priming sugar...Thanks.
Forgetfulness was my problem too. Lots to think about especially on a first brew.
Posted in thread: Taking a hydrometer reading on 01-10-2011 at 07:17 AM
Here's a couple hydrometer questions after brewing my first batch.Is it OK to get the post boil
SG after pitching the yeast?And, is it OK to get the post fermentation SG after adding the