Last Activity:11-02-2011 8:46 PM
Posted in thread: Ball Bearing for dry hopping? on 11-02-2011 at 09:08 PM
The ball bearing still could be Stainless steel. there is different types of stainless. I know
304 Stainless will turning black in an acid environment. This happens is food Plants with the
Posted in thread: Ball Lock gas in connector won't come off on 09-22-2011 at 07:51 PM
I did the same thing when I was in a hurry to hook things up and put the in line on the out of
the keg. I just made sure the sleeve was up and slowly wiggled it back and forth and not up and
down. It ...
Posted in thread: Needs suggestions on this "illegal" Blonde ale on 04-28-2011 at 12:45 AM
Stay away from the white part of the oranges it will give a sour/bitter taste that can take
over your beer. I learned this the hard way, the beer was not undrinkable but pretty close.
Posted in thread: dry hop question on 04-19-2011 at 11:44 PM
I would not worry about it. All the hassle of dealing with a little bit of hops particle isn't
a big deal if you and your buddies are going to be drinking it. I usually do not get to much
sucked up an...
Posted in thread: Using a hop bag or not on 04-15-2011 at 05:29 PM
When I started brewing 10 years ago at the age of 21 the kits I bought always had a sock like
bag for the hops for the boil. I guess I have never really thought about it because "that how I
Posted in thread: kegging to early by mistake on 03-30-2011 at 09:14 PM
I have two similar looking beers in the carboy and I was in a hurry and not paying attention
and grabbed the wrong carboy and kegged The beer was not quit to it finally gravity because I
check the day...
Posted in thread: Storing lager on 03-24-2011 at 04:47 PM
My question is after I lager for my 4 weeks. Can I just store the beer in a carboy in my 55
degree basement for awhile. If so how long? This problem comes up because my lagering fridge is
old and suck...
Posted in thread: How long does Wyeast Activator yeast stay good? on 03-22-2011 at 03:35 AM
Make a starter and give it a couple of extra days. I might do a step starter where you keep
adding in extra starter solution every day. It will help the yeast stay in reproduction as
opposed to fermen...
Posted in thread: storing wort on 03-22-2011 at 03:20 AM
I was going to ask this question. Can you make a stronger mixture of sugar and just add water
(less fridge room). Thanks
Posted in thread: wrong yeast ? on 03-21-2011 at 03:54 AM
I have used both for a Wit beer with the same grain mix. You really will not see much of
difference, I know there will be people that will say I am wrong but I could not tell much of a