Last Activity:01-10-2012 1:18 PM
Posted in thread: Active Secondary - is this ok? on 12-29-2008 at 05:15 PM
As a follow up, I moved the batch to the seconday (5 gallon better bottle) about 2 weeks ago,
and there has been a steady stream of bubbles heading to the surface ever since. Yesterday, I
checked the ...
Posted in thread: Active Secondary - is this ok? on 12-18-2008 at 04:35 PM
I'm thinking that's sarcasm el oh el. :mug:On a more serious note send the ruined beer to me
for proper 'disposal' (it would help if it was bottled and carbed as well):tank:It was a bit of
Posted in thread: Active Secondary - is this ok? on 12-18-2008 at 01:37 PM
So are you saying it is definitely CO2? If that is the case, should I call it a loss and dump
this one down the sink?
Posted in thread: Active Secondary - is this ok? on 12-18-2008 at 12:11 PM
I made a AHBS Oatmeal stout extract and added the alcohol boost. My OG was around 1.065, and I
am using the Wyeast London Ale. Did a yeast starter, aerated the wort, etc.I was using a blow
off tube in...
Posted in thread: 6 gallon batch - How much boil volume? on 11-05-2008 at 02:55 PM
Thanks for all the replys. The hops utilization is my biggest concern, but it sounds like it's
not that much concern.
Posted in thread: 6 gallon batch - How much boil volume? on 11-05-2008 at 02:09 PM
I have been upscaling my extract recipes to 6 gallons. I do a full boil, and beersmith
recommends 7.5 gallons for a one hour boil.I get very nervous boling more than 7 gallons in my
turkey fryer. It i...
Posted in thread: Aeration Risks? - no line filter on 04-11-2008 at 07:05 PM
The only reason my filter got wet is because i had soaked the tubing in chlorine water, washed
it out, but neglected to pump all of the water out of the hose before inserting the filter on
the end. Wh...
Posted in thread: Aeration Risks? - no line filter on 04-11-2008 at 05:53 PM
So who sells a line filter that doesn't charge more for shipping than for the actual item? I
hate to pay $7 shipping for something that costs $5 or less and weighs an ounce.
Posted in thread: Aeration Risks? - no line filter on 04-11-2008 at 12:20 PM
I have an aeration set-up from Northern Brewer; the standard fish pump/stone. The last time I
brewed, I inadvertantly got some water in my line filter and couldn't pass any air through it.
I removed t...
Posted in thread: I won some grain....What do I make? on 04-08-2008 at 04:19 AM
Are you brewing Extract? Check out some pale ale or IPA recipes. You wouldn't be using all 5lb
at once though. :)If you have not steeped grains before, keep in mind you steep at 170 but do
NOT boil th...