Last Activity:10-25-2013 6:21 PM
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 03-09-2013 at 11:41 PM
Brewed batch of Doppelsticke today, 3rd attempt at this style. Scored 42 @ FOAM Cup in
November, though this recipe has been tweaked slightly. Hoping this will be even better!! :D
Posted in thread: When to Keg?? on 03-09-2013 at 02:35 PM
I never secondary. I do not brew big beers so not sure if that would play a roll.This isn't a
big beer, 1.055 OG. I want to cold condition it for at least a month as I will be pulling a few
Posted in thread: When to Keg?? on 03-09-2013 at 02:10 PM
Long time homebrewer finally getting my shot at kegging. My question for those with some
experience is: When do you normally keg, after primary, or should I perform a secondary? This
is a batch of Nor...
Posted in thread: Advice on best ways to control my mash (LONG) on 02-06-2013 at 09:27 PM
One thing that might help, if it wasn't brought up, is to pull the wort to your boil pot
slowly, like one gallon every 12 minutes or so. I regularly pull 7.5 to 8 gal of wort, so this
should be at lea...
Posted in thread: unsafe? on 10-03-2012 at 10:20 PM
Is 6 oz of bottling sugar unsafe? I've had a few bottles pop and it may be because the case on
top of it was resting on those taller bottles or because of the sugar. My gut tells me that 20%
Posted in thread: best beer you ever made! on 10-02-2012 at 10:07 PM
Double decoction Maibock, only 5 left in the bottle for competition in November and March,
Posted in thread: How Soon to Brew a Dunkelweizen for Competition on 10-02-2012 at 09:31 PM
Had a discussion about beer freshness with a fellow brewer, the gist (or grist, if you prefer)
being whether a dunkelweizen brewed in Sept would still be good and fresh for a competition in
March. I b...
Posted in thread: My weizenbock didnt attenuate all the way! on 10-02-2012 at 09:22 PM
I don't see anything suggesting how long this was in the primary fermenter (1 week, 2 weeks??).
I just bottled a weizenbock myself (primary for 13 days, then bottled), though I pitched
directly onto t...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 09-18-2012 at 11:34 PM
Brewed a batch of Weizenbock, double decoction, brew day went beautifully, other than my gas
bottle crapping out on me. Had a backup on hand though, disaster averted, lol. During the
brewday, bottled ...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 09-12-2012 at 11:51 AM
Bottled a batch of Northern German Altbier last night, just in time for the Dixie Cup, sweet!!