Last Activity:11-22-2014 9:02 AM
Posted in thread: Sour Beer help on 11-15-2014 at 01:26 AM
Thanks for the advice. I'll probably buy a 3G better bottle and transfer to it. Will be an
interesting sour experiment and drink some kind of beverage in a few months.Cheers!ChrisSent
from my iPad usi...
Posted in thread: Sour Beer help on 11-14-2014 at 10:55 PM
Hey gang,I recently brewed an English Mild and "pumpkinized" it. I went really light on the
spices and it still came out too spicy for my taste. Instead of giving it away to people that
really love sp...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2112 (Cal Lager) or 1007 (German Ale) in a Bock? on 10-01-2014 at 01:00 AM
Thanks. My club has a competition in the spring at a small brewery. Winner gets to brew on
there system but they don't want to tie up their fermenters by lagering. Will definitely try a
true lager yea...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2112 (Cal Lager) or 1007 (German Ale) in a Bock? on 09-30-2014 at 11:34 PM
I think in a recent zymurgy, I saw a recipe for a Baltic Porter with Wyeast 2112 California
Lager yeast. It got me thinking...Last fall and winter, I brewed an Oktoberfest and Bock with
Wyeast 1007 Ge...
Posted in thread: Moldy Mash Paddle :( on 07-09-2014 at 08:07 PM
Thanks for all the tips. I'll try the bleach and sanding method.Cheers!Chris
Posted in thread: Moldy Mash Paddle :( on 07-09-2014 at 06:59 PM
I moved into a new home a few months back that has a workshop under the house. Like a basement
but part of the crawlspace and you get there from the side of the house. Long story sorry.I
brewed down t...
Posted in thread: calcualting mash and sparge water (batch sparge) on 03-04-2014 at 01:20 AM
It's typically 1.25 quarts per pound for mash water but I usually round up based on my water
pitcher (1/4 Gal. increments). After hour ( I do 45), I do a 1G "mash out" at 180+ deg F, then
run off. Tha...
Posted in thread: Building mash tun on 10-16-2013 at 10:37 PM
I hear ya. I bought 1/2" SS fender washers at Home Depot and had a guy at my company's machine
shop bore them for 5/8. You should be able to find them online at Fastenal. Hope that helps.
Posted in thread: What happened to my hops?? on 08-16-2013 at 09:47 PM
One my list of things to do differently:-Cold crash primary before transfer to secondary -Use
mesh bag for dry hopping. I tried a SS tea ball and put 2 oz of hops in it. The hops expanded
like crazy a...
Posted in thread: What happened to my hops?? on 08-16-2013 at 07:42 PM
I've been brewing for 3+ years but only kegging for about 4 months. I just made a nice pale ale
(see recipe below) and it came out nicely. I force carbonated at 25psi for a 2-3 days and
dropped to 10-...