Last Activity:11-28-2009 1:42 PM
Posted in thread: Screwdriver Ale on 10-05-2009 at 04:05 AM
What kind of screw-driver was it?A phillips head adds more bittering than a flat head.Stainless
steel adds more gravity (ABV) than chrome plated.A "Made in USA" is sweeter than "Made in
Posted in thread: How good is your green beer? on 09-23-2009 at 03:06 AM
I love tasting the wort, and drink almost every gravity sample. Overtime I'm starting to
associate the various stages a beer is going through. I don't do a lot of large beers, but
those I have, get mu...
Posted in thread: Is Marris Otter worth the extra cost?? on 09-21-2009 at 03:07 AM
well, I went ahead and bought the sack of MO. Brewed an ESB with it tonight. Hopefully it wins
me over!When you get a chance, brew Biermunchers ESB (Captain hooked on Bitters) with MO - it
Posted in thread: Brew Binge: 2 days, 4 recipes, 25 gallons on 09-21-2009 at 02:00 AM
Wow! Awesomely ambitious! Great work.Finished up 21/2 hours ago. Today went better than
yesterday although not perfect. But, I can't remember a "perfect" brew-day - when something
doesn't go wrong, I'...
Posted in thread: Brew Binge: 2 days, 4 recipes, 25 gallons on 09-20-2009 at 03:47 PM
Today is off to a better start. The hefeweisen is in the last 30 minutes of rest. If I can
remember to start warming the liquor for the second brew while fly sparging the first I'll keep
up with my pr...
Posted in thread: Brew Binge: 2 days, 4 recipes, 25 gallons on 09-20-2009 at 05:14 AM
I've completed day one of my brew binge. The thought is to get a month or two's worth of
brewing into a single week-end so that I can have more free week-ends goofing off with the
family.Didn't go as ...
Posted in thread: Airlock missing the lock & evaporation on 09-15-2009 at 01:26 AM
Some of the better flavors won't be present in young flat beer. Last Ipa i did was rather
unsatisfying flat and warm. A month after kegging it was great. Your probably fine. Even wo an
airlock there s...