Last Activity:06-10-2009 2:46 AM
Posted in thread: Just Bottled First Batch...... on 06-06-2009 at 10:23 PM
Congratulations on your first batch. If your OG and FO readings were on then you have alcohol.
I bottled a batch of APA today and got 26 22oz bottles. This is pretty much true with all my
batches. If ...
Posted in thread: Midwest Wheat extract kits - Off flavors? on 06-01-2009 at 01:30 PM
When I brew a kit (from the Beer Nut) I always upgrade my yeast to White Lab Liquid and have
never had any off flavors. I also keep my beer on primary for approximately 10 to 12 days or
until my SG re...
Posted in thread: Topping Off on 06-01-2009 at 12:19 AM
Did the same thing with a batch of IPA. It is the best batch I have made. Leave it, it will be
just fine if your OG and FG are where they should be.On deck IPAPrimary: APASecondary:
Drinking: Pale Ale...
Posted in thread: Cooling wort w/o a plate heat exchanger on 05-31-2009 at 02:02 PM
I paid $49.00 for my wort chiller. I can get my wort to 70-72 in 12 to 14 minutes with constant
stirring. I do have very cold tap water which makes a big difference. My wort chiller is the
Posted in thread: When you know you "made it" as a brewer on 05-30-2009 at 08:05 PM
I have only been brewing a few months. I have two six packs of Miller lite in the frig which I
have not touched since I drank my first home brew. I don't plan on going back to the skunk
juice. So far ...
Posted in thread: I know I've been told... on 05-29-2009 at 01:36 AM
Made a batch of APA on Memorial Day. Tuesday there was no action in the airlock. Usually by the
next morning of making beer I have action on my airlock. Wednesday I thought for sure I would
have some ...
Posted in thread: Do any of you just mostly use buckets for fermenting? on 05-27-2009 at 03:01 AM
Buckets for primary and glass for secondary.On deck IPAPrimary: APASecondary: Drinking: Pale
Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Orange Honey Wheat, IPADe`ja`-BrewWe have all been beer before.
Posted in thread: Who here is happy with glass carboys? on 05-27-2009 at 02:51 AM
I have not had a problem with my carboys. I use buckets for primary and carboys for racking. On
deck IPAPrimary: APASecondary: Drinking: Pale Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Orange Honey Wheat,
Posted in thread: Propane tanks in the sun on 05-25-2009 at 08:12 PM
Barbecue tanks sit out all day in the sun. You should be fine. I would suggest drinking a
couple of cold beers to keep you cool.On deck IPAPrimary: APASecondary: Drinking: Pale Ale,
Oatmeal Stout, Ora...
Posted in thread: Filtered water? on 05-25-2009 at 08:08 PM
I had the same questions so I visited my local brew store. I was told that our water straight
from the tap is perfect (Salt Lake City, Utah) for brewing with the exception of the chlorine.
To solve th...