Last Activity:12-21-2010 11:22 PM
Posted in thread: Home made immersion coil chiller... thoughts? on 12-07-2010 at 05:57 PM
i have a 25' 3/8" copper chiller with a pond pump. i have an industrial sink so i can fill it
with 3 bags of ice and cold water. it will go from boiling to
Posted in thread: working on a Dead Guy clone / Maibock, need advice on 12-07-2010 at 05:50 PM
if anyone has any tips for lagers id like them too. im doing my first lager ever and its a
Posted in thread: bottles not carbonating on 12-06-2010 at 06:40 PM
i guess i was blessed with summer heat because up until a month or so ago they were ready to go
in a week to 2 weeks. mystery solved
Posted in thread: bottles not carbonating on 12-06-2010 at 06:29 PM
What's the temperature? Make sure you're at 70 or more.room temp, but it might dip below that
at night. would it matter that much as long as it above 60?
Posted in thread: bottles not carbonating on 12-06-2010 at 06:13 PM
ive done about 10 batches before this started to happen but the last batch never really fully
carbonated and this batch is still flat after a week. its spent 2 weeks in a primary and then 2
in a secon...
Posted in thread: Forgot to put oxide layer on aluminum pot... on 12-06-2010 at 05:17 PM
unless you just exposed the pot to air, or just hit it with steelwool, aluminum is pretty
reactive with oxygen and will form a thin layer of Al2O3 pretty fast. id say you are safe ive
never heard of a...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin stout... how much spice? on 12-06-2010 at 04:54 AM
i use 1 tablespoon of cinnamon, nutmet and allspice right before the boil was over. alot of it
settled out with the pumpkin in the primary
Posted in thread: Harsh Hop Bitterness/Aftertaste? on 11-29-2010 at 09:22 PM
what hops and what yeast were you using?
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Question on 11-29-2010 at 09:12 PM
i found that good siphoning into a secondary fermenter can get rid of 95% of the dry hops then
when you siphon again it will be prettymuch hops free
Posted in thread: Help with an IIPA recipe - advice appreciated! on 11-29-2010 at 06:51 PM
nugget or warrior hops would be the two that i would suggest they have a resiny smell/flavor
with a citrus aftertaste.