Last Activity:03-22-2012 10:19 AM
Posted in thread: most versitle hop out of ..... on 03-07-2012 at 10:35 PM
If they are pellet form they are about a year past their recommended date but still may work if
they were kept cold and were vacuum sealed. If they are whole hops they are way past their
prime. I'm go...
Posted in thread: most versitle hop out of ..... on 03-07-2012 at 09:00 PM
All three have their time and place. It really depends more on the beer styles you prefer. If
you like ipas or stouts I would say the Columbus. Tettnang works well in beers with more
delicate flavors ...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 05:06 PM
hope for the best expect the worst.
Posted in thread: Brewing in a cornfield somewhere in Iowa on 09-27-2011 at 10:52 PM
Hello all,I've been in the background watching threads here for a while and thought I'd finally
introduce myself. I have been an all-grain brewer for about ten years now brewing five gallons
at a time...
Posted in thread: Hop Pairings: What goes good with Simcoe? on 06-24-2010 at 04:01 PM
Simcoe and crystal also work well together. We do a blend of simcoe, amarillo, columbus, and
crystal at knockout in a fairly hoppy ipa.
Posted in thread: Dark Lord Clone - help with recipe/technique on 04-26-2010 at 09:44 PM
Just a suggestion on the yeast but I've had fairly good luck giving the yeast an extra shot of
oxygen the day after initial pitch. The yeast is still more than active enough to scrub all of
that o2 ba...
Posted in thread: Banana Esters on 04-26-2010 at 05:50 PM
For banana out of a dry yeast go with Fermentis WB-06. I have brewed commercially with 3068
before and after talking to wyeast and a little experimentation we learned you can get pretty
good results f...
Posted in thread: Any thoughts on this silly idea for a summer brew??? on 04-26-2010 at 05:33 PM
Sounds like a brew from the minds at Furthermore. I wouldn't call it crazy at all as I could
see this turning out pretty well except for maybe the cilantro extract. I would probably add
that late in s...
Posted in thread: dirty propane? on 08-29-2009 at 08:14 PM
I'm not an expert on lp gas overseas by any means but the issues I know of that can cause
sooting like you are talking about usually indicate improper oxygen to gas ratio, wet gas, or
wrong gas pressu...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast Vs Liquid on 08-22-2009 at 08:06 PM
Dry yeast works very well commercially for smaller breweries that do not have the ability to
repitch immediately and want to run different strains of yeast through their brewhouse. I
talked to a coupl...