Last Activity:04-16-2009 7:00 PM
Posted in thread: DME vs Corn Sugar on 04-16-2009 at 11:14 PM
Ok I just finished up. I boiled about 3 and 1/2 gallons and let cool. Just to be safe. Then did
a stove top boil of 1.5 gal and added the LME and 2.2 lbs of LDME with no boil over and good
Posted in thread: DME vs Corn Sugar on 04-16-2009 at 08:05 PM
Just about to brew up a Muntons Yorkshire Bitter can this afternoon. The recipe calls for 2.2
lbs of Corn Sugar which I have but I also have a bag of Light DME which I would like to try. My
Posted in thread: Help with first batch critique on 01-09-2009 at 08:52 PM
Ok so it's now been a month and a half since my first foray into home brewing and I have
started drinking my first batch and would like a little critique to help me with some
inconsistencies I am find...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for Good Online Suppliers? on 12-30-2008 at 12:25 AM
Just cracked my first brew on Sunday! I got the Irish Red Ale kit from MoreBeer.com and man I
was pleased. Very solid tasting beer. I had a Sam Adams Irish Red in the fridge so I blind
tasted it and t...
Posted in thread: Do you secondary? on 12-19-2008 at 11:26 PM
I just bought a 5 gallon BB secondary for my X-mass present. I just use 2 primaries now so
we'll see how I feel about it later. If anything it will be a way for me to open up a primary
faster without ...
Posted in thread: You Wanna Read Some Serious Anti-Beer Propaganda? on 12-19-2008 at 11:23 PM
All one has to do is read a bunch of other posts on that site to see how far gone they are.
Their "science" is awful and their arguments are weak at best. Religious extremists of any kind
Posted in thread: What should this recipes SG be? on 12-19-2008 at 06:01 AM
My Irish Red started out at 1.051 and ended up 1.016. Thats pretty normal but some Reds are in
Posted in thread: Spaced on adding fluid to my air lock on 12-19-2008 at 04:25 AM
Getting some sanitizer like Star San in your beer isn't bad at all. I shouldn't hurt a thing.
In fact Star Sans becomes food for yeast so it helps.The benefit of fermenting is that CO2 is
denser than ...
Posted in thread: Top 5 Beers on 12-18-2008 at 06:42 AM
1: Fullers London Pride (Hand squeezed off pint from a cask in London of course!)2: Corsendonk
Dark Abbey Ale3: Paulalener Marzen4: Samuel Adam's Octoberfest5: Newcastle Brown Ale