Last Activity:10-25-2012 1:15 AM
Posted in thread: Timing of O.G. Reading on 09-02-2012 at 03:27 PM
There was probably some effect from the yeast, but I doubt it was significant in any way.
Posted in thread: Pitched the wrong yeast! on 08-19-2012 at 10:57 PM
Anything you can do to raise the temp would help, maybe a heating pad for an hour or so. You
can also try to stir it up and re-suspend the yeast, but careful not to splash around too much.
Adding a di...
Posted in thread: Newbie to brewing beer on 08-06-2012 at 03:34 AM
Yup, just half the ingredients, but the cooking times remain constant. Yeast pitching can get
tricky when alter batch size. But just throw in the packet they gave you and you should be fine
Posted in thread: Sanitation of ingredients on 11-16-2011 at 01:51 AM
hops have antiseptic properties, so you generally don't have to worry about them, though I've
had problems with home grown. I'm going to stick with pellets for dry hopping in the future.
Vodka would w...
Posted in thread: How fast to run water in wort chiller? on 09-19-2011 at 12:04 AM
nice and slow, you're just gonna waste water if you run it fast. where on earth did you get a
Posted in thread: Pitching yeast on 09-18-2011 at 02:33 AM
don't worry about the 54 degrees. As your beer warms up to room temp the yeast will wake up.
One week sounds short for fermentation. You may not need the whole three weeks, but it wouldn't
hurt. If yo...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer 10% off discount code on 09-15-2011 at 05:00 AM
Bump!!Does anyone know a coupon code that is working right now?Thanks!
Posted in thread: How much does a gallon of dry grain weigh? on 07-29-2011 at 02:08 AM
Hi, I have a 4 gallon bucket full of grain, but I don't have a scale that can weigh it. Does
any one know how much a volume of dry grain weighs?Thanks
Posted in thread: Plumbing Question on 03-14-2011 at 11:56 AM
It was built in 1921. There's a lot of cast iron pipe still running across the basement, but it
looks like all the supply pipes has been switched over to copper where they turn up to go to
the 1st flo...
Posted in thread: what to do with my 5 litre Grolsch bottle? on 03-14-2011 at 07:34 AM
The guys bought me a bottle of Arrogant Bastard that big for my bachelor party. It held the
pressure.... hey, you don't think they were trying to tell me something do you??