Last Activity:09-29-2012 10:15 AM
Posted in thread: How do you name your original recipes? on 02-29-2012 at 05:33 AM
I have to name every beer I make, which is almost a chore after awhile, but I still have to do
it. Most of the time, I go with some current event in my life at the time I brewed the beer.
Posted in thread: Conical Fermentors on 02-29-2012 at 05:24 AM
Stout Tanks & Kettles - have one of the 7.3's with thermowell they sell and I must say it is
very well built and a steal at there price.I am interested. Do you often pull the yeast/trub
off of the b...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge: Rest or No Rest? on 02-15-2012 at 05:21 AM
Along the lines of what MalFet said, from what I understand the temperature is not very
important as the sparge is simply rinsing away sugars from the grain. Some research that John
Palmer talked abou...
Posted in thread: stilll cloudy on 10-08-2011 at 04:15 PM
If it's been three weeks and it hasn't cleared up, I've found that gelatin works brilliantlyfor
Posted in thread: Help with Nitrogen on 10-04-2011 at 10:56 PM
The recommended amount that I've read to initially carb the beer before putting it on gas is
1.2. Given that you've carbed it well past this with co2, you should de-gas it for a while
until you get it...
Posted in thread: Belgian Wit Recipe? on 05-10-2011 at 06:20 AM
A few additional comments on my previous post:1. My mash efficiency is pretty low. The grain
bill might be a bit high for anyone elses needs. 2. This was slightly bigger, hoppier, and
darker than the ...
Posted in thread: Belgian Wit Recipe? on 05-10-2011 at 06:15 AM
I've brewed three wits and this is the best one I've brewed. It's probably the best summer beer
I've brewed. The honey added late during fermentation really leaves a great honey character
that you wou...
Posted in thread: BeerSmith 2.0 on 05-04-2011 at 03:34 PM
Easily added to the default lists by an Add-Ons option in the menu. Recipe packs, Different
Maltsters, etc...That sounds great. Are they going to have Great Western, Simpsons, Gambrinus,
Bairds and ot...
Posted in thread: BeerSmith 2.0 on 05-04-2011 at 03:20 PM
More malt and hop libraries are highly needed. I hope he's working on adding those as well.
Posted in thread: Wyeast Thames Valley Ale 1275 on 04-03-2011 at 05:27 PM
Check wyeast and white labs web sites for optimal fermentation temperatures and attenuation