Last Activity:11-29-2013 3:48 PM
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 07-17-2013 at 01:13 AM
After a long hiatus I took my first crack at extract brewing yesterday and this was the recipe
I decided to go with, I'm very excited to see how it turns out.I ended up making substitutions
for all th...
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 06-22-2012 at 01:16 PM
Well this batch is long gone now but I forgot to relay the final lesson of my first AG batch. I
forgot to dissolve my priming sugar in water before stirring it into my beer before bottling. I
Posted in thread: Screw the numbers, it's time to brew! on 01-24-2012 at 03:55 PM
Give'er! If nothing else you'll create a baseline from which you can improve upon. Version 1.0
is hard, but it's well worth building...or in this case brewing :)
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 01-24-2012 at 02:08 PM
Between Christmas, New Years, family, a case of the flu and a few other things I never did get
around to relaying how the brew turned out.Well, it seems that it was a heroic effort after
all. :ban: (a...
Posted in thread: Grainy/Husky Flavor from BIAB on 11-28-2011 at 04:28 PM
How long are you planning for your primary fermentation to last? Granted my brewing experience
is quite limited (a few Brewhouse kits, a few wine kits and one AG attempt that I'm working
through at th...
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 11-28-2011 at 03:57 PM
I hate to say it but this is a bad idea. Once the snow in contact with the kettle melts away it
forms a very good insulation, keeping your wort from cooling, just the opposite of what you
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 11-28-2011 at 03:43 AM
Heh - thanks folks. Glad to know I'm not a complete outlier and yes I am definitely refining
the process and things in my head. Next time (and there will be a next time) will be different.
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 11-28-2011 at 02:40 AM
Well, it's been a long time since I've posted last, been lurking here & there and distracted
with other real life stuff. I finally got around to taking a crack at doing my first all grain
- Hooray! I ...
Posted in thread: Bottled first wine on 12-18-2009 at 04:29 PM
Thanks folks,Beer is my primary concern, but wine keeps the girlfriend at bay ;) - it certainly
won't be my last batch tho, it was a good experience. Some things I'd have done differently in
Posted in thread: Bottled first wine on 12-16-2009 at 03:58 PM
Hi folks,Just finished bottling and labeling my first wine and all seems to have gone well.
Quite the learning experience to be sure. My next project will be beer, post Christmas. Not
exactly sure wha...