Last Activity:12-05-2012 3:58 PM
Posted in thread: The case for 3 gal batch brewing for apartment dwelling budget minded beginner on 07-11-2012 at 04:37 AM
I'm an apartment brewer, and pretty much all my batches are 2 - 3 gallons. I use a 2G cooler
for my MLT, and line the cooler with a mesh bag for lautering. I can mash up to 5 lbs of grain
that way, wh...
Posted in thread: AHS is awesome and yeast viability? on 07-04-2012 at 03:15 AM
AHS has probably the best customer service. Real friendly, helping and they get back to you
really quickly by email. I should be getting my replacement regulator for m burner today too. I
don't shop a...
Posted in thread: Purposefully under-pitching WLP300/WY3068 on 03-23-2012 at 02:16 PM
Just to add my 2 cents: I recently used WLP 300 to make the Dunkleweizen and Weizen bock from
the BCS book. I pitched both at 60*, letting them rise to 63*, and in both cases I got very
little, if any...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 04-17-2011 at 11:22 PM
I wonder if someone might help me out by giving me their opinion on this one.I brewed a
barleywine in January, and racked to secondary in late Feb. (I know, probably a mistake -- next
time I'll just l...
Posted in thread: Windsor in an Oatmeal Stout? on 04-11-2011 at 05:04 AM
how about an update? Did it turn out well? I was considering brewing an oatmeal stout on
Tuesday with Windsor...
Posted in thread: Crazy Question: Marbles on 04-07-2011 at 08:52 PM
At the risk of stirring up a hornet's nest...What about using marbles as a way to reduce
headspace in my mash tun?Does anyone see any problems with doing this?(I have a 2 gallon cooler
that I want to ...
Posted in thread: Which recipe to use maple syrup in.... on 03-31-2011 at 07:36 PM
I made an Oatmeal stout that came out very well. I used the maple syrup for priming. It didn't
add any discernible flavor, but did leave a little maple aroma.
Posted in thread: Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US on 03-21-2011 at 05:28 PM
I think what you're asking is: why not make the boil 45 minutes?With all grain, you have to
drive off DMS, and that takes an hour of boiling. I think there are many other reasons to boil
for a full ho...
Posted in thread: Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US on 03-20-2011 at 06:00 AM
I'm interested in trying out this recipe. I had one question, though... why is the boil time 60
minutes if the first hop addition is at 45 minutes?
Posted in thread: Thanks Austin Homebrew on 03-09-2011 at 02:47 AM
I think that's the general sentiment.I had nothing but good things to say about AHS. I think
they have the freshest ingredients, and their kits are always spot-on. Not to mention their
selection is ou...