Last Activity:11-03-2013 8:37 PM
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-30-2013 at 11:00 PM
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 11-04-2013 at 01:01 AM
Had friends over and cleaned out almost my entire stock of my Christmas Goose, bottled the Gold
Dust IPA and gave it all away (Doh! There was supposed to be one 6-pack left for me but SWMBO
Posted in thread: What do you do with all your beer? on 10-09-2013 at 09:29 PM
Invite people over to try out your new brew and watch a game or something. My dad came out over
this last week and even though he's not a beer drinker he and I managed to decimate my ready
supply of h...
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-09-2013 at 09:20 PM
I've always wanted to try mashing. That's like moshing, right? Because I bought steel-toed
boots and everything.
Posted in thread: Leaf hops vs. Pellet Hops on 09-13-2013 at 05:41 PM
I've got the trial of Beersmith and the hop conversion is something I hadn't discovered yet.
Very shortly I'll purchase the full version. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Leaf hops vs. Pellet Hops on 09-13-2013 at 05:04 PM
This of course leads to another question I've been sloshing around in my head:Should I use hops
bags and remove them (my normal course of action) or leave the hops sludge in and worry about
it during ...
Posted in thread: Leaf hops vs. Pellet Hops on 09-13-2013 at 05:00 PM
1. Yes. The main thing you need to watch is the AA% difference between pellets and leaf hops.
If a recipe calls for a certain weight in one form, just calculate the IBU generated by that
Posted in thread: Leaf hops vs. Pellet Hops on 09-13-2013 at 04:46 PM
I recently discovered my first LHBS (I've been living overseas for a few years) and also found
my first ever leaf hops in a bag. Thinking "it's fresher so its better" I replaced the pellet
hops from m...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 09-09-2013 at 09:11 PM
When you go to the church picnic and the newly wed guy that just joined the church walks up to
you and says "I hear you are a home brewer. Tell me about it". An hour later the group
discussion has gro...
Posted in thread: FG check on 09-09-2013 at 08:52 PM
I have a similar issue. All of my previous beers have stopped bubbling in the airlock after 6
days. I'm on day 10 in the primary and I'm still getting burps every minute or so. For me this
is my first...