Last Activity:09-02-2014 5:17 PM
Posted in thread: what happened with my yeast? on 08-21-2014 at 09:51 PM
i'll try to answer as many of these as i can.mash temps were all between 152-154 for 1 hr. boil
time one hour, AG, I cooled it down on day 2 when i saw it was at 71 and fermenting very
Posted in thread: what happened with my yeast? on 08-20-2014 at 10:01 PM
brewed a pale ale 3 times with nottingham yeast. (OG 1.052, FG 1.010) the first time i forced
myself to not touch anything after I started fermenting becuase honestly i wanted to see how
many corners ...
Posted in thread: carbonation problems on 03-27-2014 at 08:44 PM
So i always like to cold crash my ales while in Secondary. Not too cold, prolly around 55. my
last batch came out incredibly clear, but its didn't carbonate very well. 5 ounces corn sugar
as always, b...
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber suggestions on 03-18-2014 at 09:17 PM
my only problem is every fridge i look at is the right size, but they all have that lip on the
inside, its covering for the mechanics of the fridge. with that there, i cant fit the carboy
inside. but ...
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber suggestions on 03-18-2014 at 12:06 AM
Hi there,So im sick of having unstable fermentation temperatures, so i wanna get a mini fridge
to use as a fermentation chamber. i need it to fit my 6.5 gallon carboy. its roughly 26 inches
tall with ...
Posted in thread: first aeration stone on 02-18-2014 at 02:38 AM
i used an aeration stone with a pure oxygen bottle last night. my gravity was 1.062 and the
instructions said to aerate it with the stone for 2 minutes. it didnt say how much im supposed
to open the v...
Posted in thread: effects of spices at different times on 12-20-2013 at 08:03 PM
im starting to get a little more creative with special ingredients/spices and such to my beers.
But i havent really figured out what the effects the ingredients will have if i put them in at
Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 07:59 PM
sounds easier than i thought, but just to be clear, im adding the cold press coffee to the
beer, not the coffee grounds right?Sorry the last time i looked this subject up i couldnt tell
if the coffee ...
Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 05:15 AM
I was thinking of doing a coffee stout/porter. for this, it seems i can do 1 of 2 things,
either put in some amount of ground coffee into the last few mins of the boil or at FO, or i
add a coffee todd...
Posted in thread: whats worse? on 09-30-2013 at 06:50 AM
i have a temp strip on the carboy. ive heard they dont give very accurate reading of the beer
itself, but it did register a temp change from 70 down to 62. i have the temp fluctuating
between 62 and 6...