Last Activity:06-04-2007 3:05 PM
Posted in thread: Straining question... on 05-14-2007 at 04:41 PM
Thanks to both of you for the info...The book I have definitely instructs one to pour the hot
wort into the carboy...the author mentions that the three gallons of cool water already sitting
in the car...
Posted in thread: Cleaning question(s) on 04-09-2007 at 07:48 PM
I usually just clean out the pail with some scrubbing and then fill with cool water a add 2+ oz
bleach and let soak at least overnight. You will have a hard time getting rid of the smell.
Good thing i...
Posted in thread: Noob non-brewing questions on 04-09-2007 at 07:24 PM
Welcome to the wonderful world of homebrewing.Lots of good questions. I'll try and take a stab
at some.#1) Allow for a few bottles for friends, but don't allow yourself to be the main
supplier. If the...
Posted in thread: Beer loss in carboy. on 04-06-2007 at 04:09 PM
First off Tome you are asking good questions at the start of your hobby and trying to plan
ahead to make the best brew possible. How can that be stupid??There are many options to the
questions you ask...
Posted in thread: Slow to go on 03-15-2007 at 04:41 PM
I doubt that you shocked the yeast at those temps. First I would make sure you have a good seal
on your primary lid and around the airlock. You are still under 24 hours so it not surprizing
Posted in thread: What was your very first All Grain Beer on 03-13-2007 at 03:49 PM
Scottish Ale. Everything went smoothly just as the beer going down. Got alot of great reviews
from family members that like darker beers.
Posted in thread: sanitizing question on 03-05-2007 at 07:07 PM
How much bleach have you been using? I use bleach due to iodine allergies in the family and
only use 2 oz per 5 gals with a 30 min soak while getting evrything set up. The odor is not
strong at all an...
Posted in thread: Sediment Question on 02-26-2007 at 09:59 PM
When racking (transferring) from the brew pot to the primary it is not the end of the world to
get a little bit of trub into the primary. After fermentation it is recommended to rack to a
carboy for a...
Posted in thread: Will my beer ever taste good? on 02-26-2007 at 05:00 PM
I am no expert, but I have noticed on my brews that when I use corn sugar or DME for bottling
that there is an obvious after taste that I don't really enjoy. The after taste has decreased
quite a bit ...
Posted in thread: Ebay can be a puzzling place on 02-16-2007 at 08:07 PM
I think you hit the nail on the head with that.For me, if its not a great deal I would rather
pay full price with a reputable supplier that take the chance of problems with an ebay