Last Activity:05-02-2011 7:55 PM
Posted in thread: how does yeast cake taste??? is my stout infected?? on 02-28-2011 at 08:57 PM
woot woot!!! its not infected. I just tasted a sample that's not murky. It has a chocolate
taste with some roast malt and in the finish I can taste a lot of caramel, like the fudge kind.
Posted in thread: how does yeast cake taste??? is my stout infected?? on 02-28-2011 at 08:29 PM
here's to hoping the sarcastic responses will prove to be right. I'll taste a portion thats not
trubbed out when I start the bottling process.
Posted in thread: how does yeast cake taste??? is my stout infected?? on 02-28-2011 at 07:40 PM
so im setting up to bottle right now and I took a sample of the beer to get a gravity reading.
The sample I got is really merky so im assuming it has a lot of the trub/yeast in it. When i
tasted it, i...
Posted in thread: dry hopping w/ citra on 02-06-2011 at 12:36 AM
i got a black ipa that I made with columbus for bittering then for aroma and flavoring I used
both citra an centennial. then I dry hopped with citra. I used more citra then either of the
other two hop...
Posted in thread: Low Krausen on 02-04-2011 at 04:57 PM
i don't really worry about the krausen...In my last two batches, i've been using notty. The
folks here told me its a very vigorous yeast but on the first batch that I used notty, i
totally missed the ...
Posted in thread: sierra nevada hoptimum on 02-03-2011 at 04:02 PM
I live about a block away from the largest beverage store in Ohio, he seems to have damn near
everything except pliney and hoptimum. name something and I'll check to see if its there.
Bovineblitz I di...
Posted in thread: sierra nevada hoptimum on 02-03-2011 at 06:22 AM
trade ya a hopslam for a pliney. can't find pliney around here and I'm dying for a
taste.alright, lets do it...I already got a trade in the works but the more the better :D what
else can you get??
Posted in thread: Racked NB chocolate milk stout after a week... on 02-02-2011 at 09:36 PM
alright thanks man...im at my last minute of my mash right now...gonna start the boil soon :D
Posted in thread: lactose, when to add? on 02-02-2011 at 05:14 PM
Preference maybe i see it all the time and never get definate answers. I did with my stout last
10 min. But stir it i noticed it coated the bottom even with stirring vigorously and pulling it
Posted in thread: lactose, when to add? on 02-02-2011 at 03:51 PM
10 minutes? Damn, just brewed a Milk Chocolate Stout and the recipe called to add at 60 min.
Wonder how that will affect the lactose.yeah I see some brew kits, that say to add the lactose
at 60min. I ...