Last Activity:02-05-2016 12:28 AM
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Posted in thread: Removing stitches DIY on 02-05-2016 at 04:06 AM
Don't they dissolve these days?Some do... Some don't. :mug:Mike
Posted in thread: First Extract brew, Did I screw up? on 02-05-2016 at 03:51 AM
So how about saying it in a way which doesn't require you to say, "no offense". We all make
mistakes.I only meant to point out the mistake, so the OP wouldn't get confused. The "no
offense" was added ...
Posted in thread: First Extract brew, Did I screw up? on 02-05-2016 at 03:48 AM
You're right, my bust for responding in middle of a work day! OP I got flipped around. Ale
yeast ferment on top (hence the Krausen on top) and once Krausen drops, the yeast steadily fall
out of suspen...
Posted in thread: Can't wait to see how this turns out! on 02-05-2016 at 12:19 AM
all I can think about is how much it smells identical to horse sweet feed, which smells nice,
As a former horse owner, I have to say that sounds awesome! I cannot wait to hear how this
turns out! Cong...
Posted in thread: First Extract brew, Did I screw up? on 02-04-2016 at 11:48 PM
Keep in mind typically ale yeasts bottom ferment meaning they form their cake on bottom while
lager yeasts ferment on top and thus form the cake on top. I guess you meant krausen
here?Ummm... No. Ale ...
Posted in thread: I Stuck My Whole Arm in the Fermenter ... on 02-04-2016 at 11:32 PM
I have done this with, at least, 3 beers. I have not yet had an issue. That is not to say, I
won't, ever. But I'd relax, and see how the beer turns out, if it were me. :)Mike
Posted in thread: The best bottles for bottling. on 02-04-2016 at 11:19 PM
One of my favorite are the old fashioned bottles that "Switchback" (in Vermont) uses. I also
like the ones that Sierra Nevada uses.
Posted in thread: Horrible off flavor. on 02-04-2016 at 11:11 PM
Since we started using the local spring water, all beers have been great! It seems to favor
dark brews. Our recent Sweet oatmeal stout was incredible! We are going to check out the other
Posted in thread: WYeast 1272 recipe needed urgently on 02-04-2016 at 05:18 AM
If it were me, I'd make a starter from it. That would give you plenty of time to formulate a
good recipe for it, and then use it. If you make 20 gallon batches, a starter is a good idea
Posted in thread: Propane question(s) on 01-18-2016 at 02:41 PM
My experience have shown that most trolls have fun. Cheers!:D