Last Activity:08-22-2012 6:03 AM
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 08-22-2012 at 11:03 AM
I just kegged my IPA that I brewed on the 28th of july. I didn't use any clarifying agents and
I didn't cold crash. I am in store for a hazy beer. But it's crisp, fresh, and 7.44 percent by
Posted in thread: I'm frusrated. I'm just going to go for it. on 01-24-2012 at 04:41 AM
Go for it!I did! 14 days ago I brewed up the octoberfest. The yeast wasn't ready to pitch for a
few days after that. I hated leaving it unpitched. I am fully aware of the possibility that
this batch m...
Posted in thread: Using Amylase Enzyme... on 01-09-2012 at 04:41 AM
I bought some anylase just to keep on hand. I might use a half of a tsp to the mash when I brew
up my next cream ale. The cream ale recipe calls for 7lbs american 2 row, 2lbs flaked corn, and
Posted in thread: I'm frusrated. I'm just going to go for it. on 01-02-2012 at 10:52 AM
1) don't freeze it and don't let it get above 55.2) there's primary at 45-50 degrees F,
diacetyl rest (which is a movement of the lager from the cool fermentation chamber to regular
room temp when you...
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 10:42 AM
I don't understand what measurement is used when you say 2.5 volumes of Co2? Is it 2.5 liters,
psi/vol, or what? Also, be sure you are not equating corn sugar with dme. It takes more dme to
Posted in thread: terminator and hop rocket on 01-02-2012 at 06:22 AM
I havnt used it yet, but I am excited to try it out. For me it is going to be pretty uch the
same as the immmersion chiller. Did you get the therminator from Blichman or just a 40 plate
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 06:20 AM
I think you will need more than 3/4 cup of DME for a 5 gallon batch. More like 1 1/4 cup or 300
ml. I am not sure about the 2 cups of water though. My recipe doesnt specify. It just says to
use 1 1/4 ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming With DME?? on 01-02-2012 at 03:57 AM
I am so hoping that someone will reply to this post, since this thread is about a year old. I
brewed up a batch of IPA (second batch, same recipe), and decided off-hand to prime with DME..
since I hea...
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming With DME?? on 01-02-2012 at 03:37 AM
This is one of about six threads I've read on a variety of forums about bottling with DME. So
far, I cannot elicit one good reason to do it, and several not to. I haven't seen it mentioned
here, but D...