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  • Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 12-12-2012 at 12:05 AM
    5 gallons of SMASHed Abby 2 row, Hallertau Wyeast Abbey Ale II

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on Ideal Brewing Software on 11-04-2012 at 12:55 PM
    The ability to list what recipes you can make (or almost make) with the ingredients you have in
    inventory. Also the ability to designate certain ingredients in inventory as reserved for a
    peticular re...

  • Posted in thread: Corny kegs for fermennting? on 10-17-2012 at 10:19 PM
    I've probably done a dozen batches in cornies. Use some fermcap, remove the gas post and slip
    some tubing over the threaded post and attach an air lock, you'll be fine. Do it once or twice
    and see how...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Plate for Brewing? on 08-29-2012 at 09:18 PM
    My guess is that a small electric burner or hot plate won''t be any better than the stove. I've
    done extract partial boils (2.5 gal) on our glass cooktop with no trouble. So you might want to
    try the ...

  • Posted in thread: POLL: What type of fermenter do you use? on 08-20-2012 at 08:43 PM
    Cornnies for primary, better bottles for the occasional secondary and / or aging.

  • Posted in thread: Stir plate help on 08-15-2012 at 09:49 PM
    I had similar problems and gave up on speed control altogether. Instead Itake a cloth table
    napkin or dish towel. Fold it in 1/2 and place it on top of the stirplate. Set the flask on top
    of the towel...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast question on 08-14-2012 at 11:59 PM
    I work from the position that1) it's always better to over pitch than under pitch 2) if you can
    brew a beer you can make a starter3) it takes little in the way of equipment to do starter and
    (even a s...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast question on 08-14-2012 at 09:51 PM
    Here's what you do:1. get your self a clean 2 liter bottle sanitize it with starsan. 2. boil
    1500 mil of water3. Add 150 grams of Dme4. Boil 15 min5. Chill to 68 f6. CAREFULLY pour wort
    into sanitzed ...

  • Posted in thread: Cranberry Trippel ? on 08-14-2012 at 08:01 PM
    Actually, i still have the beer in secondary. Have been procrastinating on bottling. Anyway I
    was thinking of dry hopping. Any thoughts on an initial amount?

  • Posted in thread: Parenting FTW. on 08-13-2012 at 10:26 PM
    Smart girl! Lucky and/or skilled parents. :mug:Regards, GF.I think it's mostly luck