Last Activity:05-28-2013 2:03 PM
Posted in thread: how long is too long in primary? on 05-28-2013 at 07:03 PM
My schedule has meant that beers that I have planned to bottle or rack to secondary have stayed
in the primary for a long time. Beer is much more forgiving than you think. Just clean,
Posted in thread: Happy to have finally brewed a batch! on 10-11-2010 at 04:07 PM
Is it like riding a bike?In some ways, but I was a bit rusty with a few things (Forgot to add
Irish Moss being one example). I think the biggest change was trying do everything with a
Posted in thread: Happy to have finally brewed a batch! on 10-11-2010 at 03:28 PM
I have had a full year away from brewing due to crazy schedule / work / family and other
issues.I finally did a quick extract batch yesterday just to get something fermenting in the
carboy. It felt go...
Posted in thread: American Amber Ale, still flat, help on 07-14-2010 at 08:22 PM
5 gallon batch?Pre-Measured Priming Sugar?(Dextrose?)What kind of bottles? What kind of caps?
If you did everything correctly and there is no carbonation, it makes me think that the bottles
are not se...
Posted in thread: New Pittsburgh HomeBrewer on 06-11-2010 at 04:47 PM
Cheers!Welcome to the forum!
Posted in thread: Another Brew Day: Pumpkin Ale on 09-25-2009 at 03:18 PM
I would only use the canned pumpkin if I was really in a bind, and even then it would be hard.
I love using the fresh stuff because its so much easier to work with. I'm all cleaned up now
and its tuck...
Posted in thread: Starter vs. More Yeast Packets on 09-06-2009 at 03:11 AM
I needed this thread today.I was worried about a less than happy smack pack, and I am leaving
down before the LHBS opens on Tuesday.Thanks HBT, Thanks Revvy!
Posted in thread: What beer did you want to really like but just didn't? on 05-28-2009 at 08:27 PM
DFH Palo Santo Marron - There is this huge, wonderful story about aging in ancient wood and all
that, but I couldn't really stand the taste.
Posted in thread: African Beers on 05-28-2009 at 03:20 AM
Harar from Ethiopia is a very drinkable beer.See: Harar from Harar Beer Factory - Ratebeer
Posted in thread: bottling alone? on 05-28-2009 at 02:48 AM
no troll lurking here.I see now that I was worried for naught (though others seem worried too
considering some of their suggestions). No offense, Revvy, but your response was quite twittish
as well - ...