Last Activity:03-09-2006 12:47 AM
Posted in thread: Question for longtime extract brewers on 03-18-2006 at 04:01 AM
OK, let's examine the typical weekend:18 holes of golf (maybe 36, if it's a PERFECT
weekend).Some fly-fishing on the local river (if it's to crappy to play golf).Home repairs (who
the hell broke the t...
Posted in thread: Racking/fruit dilemma!!! on 03-09-2006 at 12:47 AM
Ok, here's the deal...I brewed a Red Ale last week. At the last minute made a quick decision to
toss 4 quarts home-canned peaches, syrup and and all, in the brewpot at flame out. Don't EVEN
ask the gl...
Posted in thread: Another fruit question, canned peaches... on 02-25-2006 at 03:10 PM
We've got an overabundance of of home-canned peaches this year and I want to possibly try a
peach hefe or pale ale soon. They are packed in quart jars in a light sugar syrup. I plan to
chop them up in...
Posted in thread: better bitter beer recipe on 02-24-2006 at 04:22 AM
Dave-M read this "recipe" to me over the phone an hour ago - I tried to explain the laws of
Universal Physics and the overwhelmingly probability that his head would most likely collapse
inward "Black ...
Posted in thread: anyone have a good online brewstore on 02-20-2006 at 04:22 PM
Ditto on Beer, Beer, & More Beer (www.morebeer.com). Never a problem.Hopsnort
Posted in thread: Chilling In Secondary Before Bottling on 02-20-2006 at 04:20 PM
Our cellar/crawlspace is in the high-40s in the winter and the mid-60s in the summer. I am a
proponent of cold conditioning for clarity. In my bottling days, carbonation after a couple
weeks of cold c...
Posted in thread: Kegged, and rubbing it in... on 02-20-2006 at 04:12 PM
Pig Swill? PIG SWILL!?!?!? :D :D :D I usually do an extended secondary for "conditioning", but
this was a recipe that could be rushed as it always seems to mature quickly. AND I was showing
off, of co...
Posted in thread: Kegged, and rubbing it in... on 02-18-2006 at 11:28 PM
A "new-brewer" friend and I brewed batches at my house two weeks ago - him a Belgian Wit and
myself an English Mild.Anyway, he's really thinking about a kegging system. So while he bottled
Posted in thread: Pigeon droppings? on 02-16-2006 at 02:40 AM
Pigeon Poop Porter"A truly excrement brew" :cross: In Utah we have a plethora of seagulls on
the Great Salt Lake, AKA Sky Carp.Think this poo-poo exchange would represent a "true to style"
Posted in thread: Your best "secret" techniques? on 02-15-2006 at 03:20 PM
Most brewstores that deal with kegging sell a special padlock that goes on the tap - they're
not cheap ($25.00 or more).Maybe a lock on the refrigerator and an in-line ball valve between
the keg and t...