Last Activity:08-29-2011 4:28 AM
Posted in thread: Leaving the collected wort for 24hrs before boiling on 09-02-2011 at 02:08 PM
I'm no expert, but I believe you are running the risk of infection without superior sanitizing.
Isn't wort just something that is begging to be colonized? Then again, if you leave it
un-pitched long e...
Posted in thread: EdWorts Haus Pale Ale Partial Boil Extract Recipe? on 02-17-2011 at 12:15 AM
It doesn't change as far as I know. I've brewed it partial mash, with a partial boil with the
same instructions. It was a damn fine beer to be sure. Just go with what is already written.
The only diff...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning question on 02-17-2011 at 12:09 AM
I don't know how it would lose hop taste within six days. The best prescription for this is to
wait the usual 3 weeks from bottling and try again. As for overall time lines, hope taste will
Posted in thread: Cloudy with a chance of Star San on 02-16-2011 at 11:58 PM
Mine goes cloudy and I haven't had an infected batch yet.I second that. I think that as long as
your water is drinkable i.e. not acid or base, which water usually (a neutral 7) is I presume,
you are o...
Posted in thread: Distilled Versus Tap on 02-14-2011 at 10:33 PM
I've never pre-boiled my tap water for top offs here in Orlando. I have never had any chlorine
taste or smell issues. I think it depends on what quality of tap water you are getting. I'm no
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 02-14-2011 at 09:51 PM
Making a half batch of this stuff today. In reality I should make a full batch, cause this
stuff is awesome. I let a couple of 22oz bottles chill in the fridge for about 3 months after
bottling and le...
Posted in thread: Sour Beer - temperature related? on 11-18-2010 at 10:42 PM
What's the problem? Sour beer is the next big thing!Sorry, I don't have anything constructive
to add other than that.
Posted in thread: Anything You Wish You had Known on 11-17-2010 at 05:11 AM
As stated above, fermentation temperatures are a big deal. Get a "fermometor" to affix to your
carboy (which is another must have starting piece, so you can see it working and RDWHAHB). Make
a swamp c...
Posted in thread: Brew smell on 11-17-2010 at 04:59 AM
Keep telling mine I'm going to trade her in for a couple 20 year olds I can train right.First
kitchen brew, a few soft to medium comments about the smell but nothing worth trading her in
for. Damn. I ...
Posted in thread: Difference between Porter and Stout? on 11-10-2010 at 04:25 AM
I think it's something like porters can have more hops according to the style. I'm not sure
really, I wanted to know the same thing.