Last Activity:12-21-2010 5:50 PM
Posted in thread: Questions on D-Rest on 08-08-2010 at 10:50 PM
I have an Oktoberfest that has been fermenting for 2 weeks, and an Australian Lager kit that
has been for 10 days.They have been fermenting at 50 degrees.A couple of questions...1. Is
bringing them up...
Posted in thread: Apparently I have evil gnomes stealing the bear out of my primary... on 07-25-2010 at 11:17 PM
Before brewing today, i finally remembered to put the 5 gallons pre boil into the fermenting
bucket to verify the marks on the side... as we have always ended up closer to 4 gallons than
to 5 on our b...
Posted in thread: Other hobbies besides homebrew.. on 07-01-2010 at 02:15 AM
Mermaid... the wife and I are raiding 3-4 nights a week, so your not alone :-)
Posted in thread: Carbonatiton taste? on 07-01-2010 at 12:27 AM
I have a very overcarbed Honeyale... and what i find that if you pour it in a glass, a couple
minutes later that bite dissipates....and after a few more minutes its gone. Hopefully my 2nd
round of ope...
Posted in thread: Adding fruit on 06-29-2010 at 01:01 PM
We are in the process of making a Blueberry Cream Ale, and are racking it off the yeast
tomorrow and going do a "second primary" by using another bucket, which will give us more
headspace and make for...
Posted in thread: Just cracked my first home brew! It's good, but it has a weird finish... on 06-26-2010 at 12:48 AM
brew your new batch, and let this was sit a couple more weeks... and i bet the flavors will be
Posted in thread: Sam Adams to lose craft beer status on 06-23-2010 at 10:30 PM
I have had a negative view of SA for along time, questionable marketing back in the 90's, IIRC
they got kicked out of the GABF for a couple of years due to some of their claims on winning...
Posted in thread: Fathers day Present on 06-22-2010 at 12:48 PM
SWMBO and I picked up a bottle of that a couple of weeks ago... still on the counter waiting
for a reason to chill and drink it... and i am hoping she likes it, so we can brew a Barleywine
of our own ...
Posted in thread: How to fix beer carbed like Champagne. on 06-20-2010 at 04:13 PM
that works for us at home, but to share, its not a great option.. i think i will recap a few
again to see if it gets better, and then do it for the rest if it works out.
Posted in thread: How to fix beer carbed like Champagne. on 06-20-2010 at 02:57 PM
No foaming, just a heavy champagne like carbonation, they were all chilled for 48-72 hours
before opening.Unfortunately, as it was our 2nd brew, my record keeping wasnt the greatest, I
know the OG/FG ...