Last Activity:05-08-2012 6:29 PM
Posted in thread: Out of State Road Trip Beer Run Disaster on 05-07-2012 at 02:03 AM
That sucks. I guess I take the 100+ microbreweries and extensive beer shops around my area for
granted. No man should have to travel outside of his city for a decent beer.
Posted in thread: Soaking cocoa nibs and vanilla beans in vodka on 05-07-2012 at 01:55 AM
Nevermind, didn't read scurry64's post before asking...
Posted in thread: Soaking cocoa nibs and vanilla beans in vodka on 05-07-2012 at 01:53 AM
What made you want to use vodka? Seems like that's what everyone uses. Is there a reason?
Posted in thread: Yay or Nay: Boil Water w/ Priming Sugar? on 05-06-2012 at 11:26 PM
Yeah- I just prime all my beer 5 oz. corn sugar (dextrose) to 5 gal. beer. I know that
different styles are supposed to dictate different levels of carbonation, but this works for
me.....Ah, man... Ho...
Posted in thread: Yay or Nay: Boil Water w/ Priming Sugar? on 05-06-2012 at 11:11 PM
The amount of sugar is a little misleading because you want different a volume of co2 for a
different beer, right? I just checked with several online carbonation calculators and they all
gave me a pre...
Posted in thread: Imperial stout fermentation on 05-06-2012 at 08:19 PM
If the problem really is related to a bad yeast pack, go buy another pack and pitch it. Should
still bring the gravity down (If that's really what the problem is). It's not like a bad yeast
Posted in thread: Imperial stout fermentation on 05-06-2012 at 03:25 PM
Last Wednesday I brewed an imperial stout partial mash recipe. My OG was 1.090 which is right
about where I wanted it. I pitched 2 packets of Irish Ale Wyeast 1728. Fermentation took off
like crazy bu...
Posted in thread: Craigslist on 05-05-2012 at 02:33 PM
I love my LHBS's but don't forget about Craigslist. I just scored a second brew pot with a ball
valve for $30. One step closer to moving onto partial mashes and eventually all grain. Both my
pots are ...
Posted in thread: Next Book Recommendation on 05-05-2012 at 02:27 PM
I'm new too and also read How to Brew. In addition I read Homebrewing for Dummies. IMO
Homebrewing for Dummies is better. Palmer starts his book by saying something like, "...in
order to drive a car y...
Posted in thread: Cheap filtration? on 05-05-2012 at 02:18 PM
Thanks fellas. I'm gonna give it a try.