Last Activity:12-14-2012 8:56 AM
Posted in thread: First time ranching/making a starter... on 05-03-2012 at 10:46 PM
What was your process like for the ranching? If there are signs of activity (bubbling or
krausen) I would pitch it or put it in the fridge after 24 hours.
Posted in thread: Jamil's Evil Twin Mini Mash on 02-19-2012 at 02:01 AM
I realize its been awhile since you posted this but I wonder the same thing when converting to
partial mash. One example: A recipe called for #1 wheat DME and #1 amber DME (late additions).
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 01-23-2012 at 02:43 AM
Here's a new one: I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist. PM me when things go downhill with
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Free on 12-19-2011 at 02:04 AM
Jafo, this is pretty generous of you. I have been wanting to make or buy a fermentation chamber
for a while now. I'm from Bucks county PA and I'd be willing to it up. I could also drop off
some great ...
Posted in thread: Whiskey Oak Chips in a Barleywine on 11-29-2011 at 08:38 PM
My tip for you is to use a lesser amount of chips first. I would hate if a barley wine, that
took months to make, came out with one flavor dominating. Use an ounce or 2 for month before
you bottle. If...
Posted in thread: Altbier dryhop? What do you guys think? on 11-28-2011 at 07:03 PM
It's all about your hop preference. One thing I've done before dry hopping with certain hops is
to make a hop tea or just a hops and water solution. Just to test it out. There are many
threads on hop ...
Posted in thread: Bottling IPA Question on 11-28-2011 at 06:41 PM
There should still be enough yeast in suspension to cabonate your bottles. You could cold crash
for a month and still have enough. However, you may want to adjust the amount of priming sugar.
Posted in thread: Favorite extract kit on 11-22-2011 at 07:41 PM
You figure 6-8 weeks for most ales. (1-2 primary, 2-3 secondary if necessary and 2-3 weeks in
the bottle). You may be able to drink one on Christmas but it will not taste the way you want
it to. Brewi...