Last Activity:06-05-2011 1:57 PM
Posted in thread: 11-11-11 Old Ale failure to start! Need Alt. Yeast. on 04-02-2011 at 06:42 PM
hallelujah! I just checked on the beer, and it has started! Happily bubbling away. I'm calling
this beer the Lazurus beer.
Posted in thread: 11-11-11 Old Ale failure to start! Need Alt. Yeast. on 04-02-2011 at 05:51 PM
So I finally got around to making the 11-11-11 old ale, last weekend. I know, I know, it was
way too late, but life kept getting in the way.I had a packet of the Wyeast 9097-PC dated
11/10/10, and I w...
Posted in thread: Looking for a Sheaf Stout recipe on 09-26-2010 at 08:27 PM
Anyone got a Sheaf Stout recipe?I fell in love with this beer during my travels to Australia,
and recently was reminded of my love. I can't find it locally anymore, so I'd love to brew it.
Posted in thread: All Fizz, No Head on 03-05-2010 at 02:01 AM
I suggest listening to the BrewStrong radio show on Head Retention
Posted in thread: Growler Tips? sealing, serving, etc on 03-04-2010 at 07:01 PM
Also, chill the growler before you fill it. It will lose less carbonation that way.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 02-22-2010 at 05:54 AM
Raison d'saison3941 + 6 = 3947
Posted in thread: Saison problem? on 02-21-2010 at 02:08 AM
Not sure which yeast you used, but that's the key indicator here. Saison yeast strains define
the style. Saison yeasts (WLP565, WLP566, WLP568, Wyeast 3724, etc) are designed to be
fermented at genera...
Posted in thread: Kegging without a kegerator? on 02-20-2010 at 08:11 PM
So did you build a kegerator with a tower, or do you just have a party tap and open the door to
pour? I might buy a new fridge as a fermentation chamber and convert my wine fridge to a
Posted in thread: Kegging without a kegerator? on 02-20-2010 at 07:55 PM
For a year I kegged beers with no fridge or kegerator.What I would do is put the keg on ice in
a tall trash can and drink it until the ice melted. No problem with this.Now I have a sweet
little dorm f...
Posted in thread: What do you do with the spent grain? on 02-16-2010 at 11:54 PM
My compost goes WILD over my spent grain!