Last Activity:02-21-2014 5:10 PM
Likes Given: 2
11 Likes on 11 Posts
Posted in thread: Peppery? on 03-04-2014 at 02:57 PM
Seems to me I heard on here at some point that grains of paradise are peppery. Or that they are
some kind of pepper,like white pepper or something?Yup, they can have that characteristic. I've
Posted in thread: Peppery? on 03-04-2014 at 02:55 PM
Rye can give a peppery taste, as well as certain strains of yeasts. Hop selection as well can
give some spicy notes. There really can be several contributing factors - really depends on the
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-21-2014 at 10:08 PM
Closes on my birthday, maybe that means some good luck!
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 02:22 PM
A shiny conical would be nice, but heck, I'd be happy to win anything!
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-19-2013 at 02:58 PM
That sure is some shiny hardware! I wouldn't mind some of that!
Posted in thread: O-Ring in Boil on 09-24-2013 at 02:22 PM
You shouldn't have any problems. Most o-rings should be temp rated high enough that a boil
isn't going to do anything to them. And since it fell in while boiling you don't really need to
worry about s...
Posted in thread: MoreBeer.com Summer Giveaway! on 08-30-2013 at 04:16 AM
Makes me sassy just thinking about winning one of these prizes!
Posted in thread: Carbonating on 08-08-2013 at 12:44 AM
I can't see any reason it wouldn't carbonate just fine even laying on its side.
Posted in thread: Do I have a yeast problem? on 08-08-2013 at 12:42 AM
Sitting out like that is never great for the yeast and I'm sure some of the yeast cells in
there are no longer viable. I doubt the entire package is killed or anything, but if you're not
making a star...
Posted in thread: a little worried... on 08-08-2013 at 12:32 AM
Some strains of yeast clump like cottage cheese or wet clay, others are really powdery. Just
properties of the floculation of the yeast. So don't worry, plenty of yeast went to work on
your beer.As fo...