Last Activity:09-20-2014 2:53 PM
Posted in thread: OG is always 10 points off!!! on 06-05-2014 at 02:37 AM
I have been brewing for a while and my system was dialed in, then I started getting low
efficiency ... I couldn't figure it out until I tested my thermometer. It was 12 degrees F
high, therefore I was...
Posted in thread: Getting yeast from active fermentation on 01-25-2014 at 06:02 PM
Just use a sanitized spoon to scoop out some krausen from the top or sides of the fermentor.
Nothing too complicated. I've done this a few times with no ill effects to either batch.
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 08-12-2013 at 05:35 PM
First time seeing this thread... i'm asking for a refractometer for christmas. +6=934
Posted in thread: Has anyone tried Summit Pellet Hops? on 07-31-2013 at 01:38 AM
I used 1 oz in an 11 gallon batch of fire rock pale ale clone and was very disappointed. The og
was 1050 and its been cold and carbed for 2 weeks. I am drinking now definitely has a harsh
Posted in thread: Frigidaire 5.1 cuft keezer ??? on 07-08-2011 at 06:55 AM
Posted in thread: Frigidaire 5.1 cuft keezer ??? on 04-12-2011 at 04:55 AM
I am in the process of building a keezer from a 5.5 cubic foot magic chef. I wanted to fit at
least three kegs, to do so I had to build an 8 inch tall collar. now two kegs fit on the floor,
two on the...
Posted in thread: how many lbs of grain in a gallon? on 02-28-2011 at 04:06 AM
Don't have any grain here right now, but am looking for a rough estimate. Am looking at some
storage containers that I hope will fit 2-3 sacks. Thanks....I think when I did it with crushed
grain it wa...
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 02-14-2011 at 12:59 AM
The only time in my life I ever returned a six pack to the store... DFH chicory stout. I loved
that stuff in college and got some a few years ago that must have been a bad batch. The store
was very ac...
Posted in thread: My chile beer is too spicy, can it be fixed? on 01-31-2011 at 04:37 AM
revvy speaks the truth, my cocoa stout with habenero became much easier to drink as the months
Posted in thread: Acorn Beer, Anyone? on 01-31-2011 at 03:44 AM
watched "how beer saved the world" tonite and they mentioned how early colonists used acorns to
make beer.... i would sure try this in the fall, saves me a trip to the hbs :) if it is too