Last Activity:03-24-2013 8:03 AM
Posted in thread: How much are you packaging??? on 02-07-2013 at 01:27 AM
Thnx everyone, that really helps. Might have to invest in a 6.5 gal better bottle next time I
visit the LBS
Posted in thread: How much are you packaging??? on 02-06-2013 at 05:47 AM
Are you taking gravity readings? If so are you hitting your OG?Yes I am hitting the OG pretty
consistently. I brew with 3.5 gallons and then top off with water in the fermentor after
chilling, and mov...
Posted in thread: How much are you packaging??? on 02-06-2013 at 04:38 AM
I am an extract brewer brewing 5 gallon batches in better bottles. I am on my 7th batch now and
am starting to feel like I am getting my own 'process' down. One thing is bugging the HECK out
of me tho...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping ??? on 01-27-2013 at 02:02 PM
?.. Just rack the beer as normal, and the layer on top will get stuck on the sides as the
volume drops.Yup, this is exactly what happened!Bottling went perfect. Thnx for the comments
Posted in thread: Dry hopping ??? on 01-26-2013 at 08:29 PM
I have an IPA that was in the primary for 10 days, I then moved it to the secondary where it
has been for 2 weeks. I added 2 oz of dry hops to the empty (sanitized) better bottle, then
racked on top o...
Posted in thread: is boling really necessary on 11-28-2012 at 01:21 AM
?.. Same goes for hot break, that happens when the extract is manufactured...this stuff has
already been boiled and made into finished wort, it's just dehydrated...What about the "egg
drop soup" I see...
Posted in thread: Newbie advice for first IPA on 09-15-2012 at 06:36 AM
Thanks for all the help and suggestions. I think I am going to keep 'the plan' in place, and
just dry hop in the primary... Mainly because I will hopefully be starting a new batch of
oatmeal stout nex...
Posted in thread: Newbie advice for first IPA on 09-14-2012 at 04:37 AM
Hello all. Great site, I have referred to this place umpteen times over the past month as I
brewed my first batch (English Pale Ale) and now as I am in the midst of my second batch, a run
of the mill ...