Last Activity:09-01-2011 1:45 AM
Posted in thread: Shoots Shoots Shoots on 05-18-2011 at 07:08 AM
This is my first year growing hops and i've planted my rhizomes about 3 weeks back and now the
shoots are emerging. The cascade is kicking but in the So Cal weather and has grown 3-4 shoots.
Posted in thread: Hop Question - Preserving power on 01-29-2011 at 05:28 PM
Austin home brew (see venders forum) is selling a 1 liter french (coffee) press to use with
hops. Reading through their description, I understood it to suggest that on brew day you get
your wort boili...
Posted in thread: Hop Question - Preserving power on 01-21-2011 at 03:59 AM
If you visit this forum then i'm sure you're aware that hops are a natural preservative in
beer. But what specifically is in those hops that that make it a preservative? Does it have to
do with the al...
Posted in thread: Hop Tea Storability on 01-19-2011 at 05:13 AM
I read about making a hop tea and adding the tea right before bottling to give your beer an
extra boost in hop aroma. Can't wait to try it but i was wondering if anyone has had any
experience making t...
Posted in thread: Keg life on 01-06-2011 at 06:41 AM
I want to get into kegging my home brew and was wondering how long does the beer last after you
have pressurized and started drawing on it? (assuming it doesn't all get drank) haha :mug:
Posted in thread: Sugar, Honey, Brown Sugar... The taste test. on 11-06-2010 at 06:09 AM
What kind of Yeasties did you use?
Posted in thread: Using Half a Tube of Yeast on 10-22-2010 at 04:52 AM
Staggered nutrient additions? What effect does that have? Is it to give the yeast another boost
after all the nutrients have been spent? Interesting, this is my first shot at mead.
Posted in thread: Using Half a Tube of Yeast on 10-20-2010 at 07:54 AM
Thanks! Seems like half would do the trick. I never used half a tube and was thinking there
might be some 'seal' that would be broken. You can't save half smack pack.... Or can you...
Posted in thread: Using Half a Tube of Yeast on 10-19-2010 at 03:59 AM
Quick question. I bought a tube of White Labs Sweet Mead Yeast and i'm only fermenting 1
gallon. The tube is for 5. is it possible just to shake it up, then only use half and save the
other half? Or d...
Posted in thread: Hop Vodka? on 12-15-2009 at 08:21 AM
Make a pale ale and throw some of that vodka in the secondary!