Last Activity:09-08-2012 3:51 PM
Posted in thread: Extreme Lager Yeast?? on 08-07-2012 at 04:04 AM
I fermented my one and only lager at 39-40 degrees. It was awesome. I got the yeast from a
local brewery so I do not know what strain. It took forever to ferment, like 5-6 weeks.Go
Posted in thread: need some sweetness on 03-19-2012 at 03:06 AM
I've been brewing a pale ale for a bit now. It tastes fine but I would like to add sweetness.
In a 10 gallon batch, I use american 2-row, 3lbs vienna 1 lb cara pils and some C-40. I have
been using no...
Posted in thread: clearing v. bottle conditioning on 03-19-2012 at 01:10 AM
Thanks Yooper.It'll be in a carboy. I do not keg.Go Red Sox,cds
Posted in thread: clearing v. bottle conditioning on 03-18-2012 at 02:40 AM
Ladies and gentlemen,I have a light beer that I have made. It's basicly a 2-row and halletau
SMaSH although this one has honey and lemon peel in it too. I use nottingham yeast.I would like
to throw so...
Posted in thread: Worst style of beer on 01-31-2012 at 04:01 AM
I don't care for many belgian style beers. I like the dry yeast styles. Ilike lagers and
pilsners too.Dubbels and tripels are completely undrinkable for me.Go Sox,cds
Posted in thread: My First AG on 06-19-2011 at 05:01 PM
I am drinking my 1st AG right now. It too was an IPA. It tastes great. The next 2 may not be as
good. The reason being I got a much lower efficiency and then a much higher efficiency. It's
all about c...
Posted in thread: Sudden, consistent efficency drop on 06-12-2011 at 10:48 PM
Calibrate the thermometer. Buy PH strips with the 4 colors on the strip or get a PH meter. I'm
guessing it's the thermometer. it may read low.Go Sox,cds
Posted in thread: 1.040 on 06-12-2011 at 09:58 PM
So this weekend I took everyones advise and studdied up on the amount to mash and the amount to
sparge. I marked up some buckets as huge measuring cups and went at it. Wen I drained the mash
out I onl...
Posted in thread: Second Brew: Should I Wait? on 06-07-2011 at 03:46 AM
Do you have a friend with a basement?Go Red Sox,cds
Posted in thread: 1.040 on 06-07-2011 at 02:37 AM
McMalty,yes I should. My burner isn't as efficient as I would like and it was my first time
using the keg. I really need to figure out the correct amount of water to use to mash and to
sparge so I end...