Last Activity:04-06-2007 2:02 PM
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch, no Carbonation?? on 04-24-2007 at 09:43 PM
Well, I finally put the growler I had filled up with this batch in the fridge. Poped it open,
poured and got about a 2 inch head out of it. So like you said cweston, looks like some will
and some wont...
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch, no Carbonation?? on 03-26-2007 at 07:36 PM
What may have happened is that your priming sugar didn't mix into your beer very well.
Unfortunately, that means that for every flat bottle you have, you have another bottle
somewhere with twice as mu...
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch, no Carbonation?? on 03-26-2007 at 07:22 PM
Sometimes you have to adjust the amount of priming sugar to the style of the beer. What did you
make and how much did you use?It was an American Brown Ale (kit from Morebeer.com)How much
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch, no Carbonation?? on 03-26-2007 at 07:16 PM
cweston]No--the whole point of the secondary (to let trub and yeast and stuff settle out) would
be nullified by stirring it.You did remember to add the priming sugar before bottling,
right?Yes, I forg...
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch, no Carbonation?? on 03-26-2007 at 06:28 PM
So, my first batch was a complete success. Great taste, great carbonation. But I thought I had
rushed it a bit, so for my 2nd batch, I though I would do it by the book. 1 week primary, 2
Posted in thread: Cracked open the growler and... on 01-30-2007 at 10:59 PM
Let it fully carbonate before judging the mouthfeel too much. That makes a huge difference.
Congrats on a successful brew! Now, put the beers away, give them another two weeks, and you'll
be amazed ho...
Posted in thread: Cracked open the growler and... on 01-10-2007 at 11:38 PM
I have made beer! :rockin:Ok, so its only been just over a week since I bottled, but I am VERY
happy with the results so far. The taste of the Amber Ale I brewed is great. It almost has a
Sammy Adams ...
Posted in thread: Favorite way to bottle.... on 01-05-2007 at 04:44 PM
When I bottle, I personally like the 12oz bottles but I hate the effort. If I bottle all in
22oz types I drink the batch down too fast. A combo of sizes is nice to have. And thats a
problem because?? ...
Posted in thread: Brewing with Pur water. on 01-03-2007 at 09:16 PM
I did two batches with reverse osmosis "bottle your own" water from the grocery store. I still
have to wait another two weeks to see how it came out. Water free from all impurities -
distilled - taste...
Posted in thread: Victory Amber Ale on 01-02-2007 at 10:56 PM
The second one looks much better. I hope you don't mind but I think I may of found a way to
make one more improvement...;) 631 LOL...You guys are comedy...