Last Activity:05-11-2006 3:38 AM
Posted in thread: Discouraged on 05-08-2006 at 02:59 AM
Good evening...I added a 3 pellets and the vanilla beans (scraped, chopped, and soaked in
Vodaka) into the secondary. I didn't add any extract. I have a well carbinated product, but it
is sweet. I ass...
Posted in thread: Discouraged on 05-04-2006 at 03:28 AM
Thanks for the encouragement...I have 6.5 gal primary and a 5 gal secondary. Besides that, the
basic starter kit equipment, except I brew on the electric stove in a 3 gal pot.I followed the
Posted in thread: Discouraged on 04-29-2006 at 01:58 AM
Hi All, it's been a whileI've been a little discouraged by my avocation. I tried experimenting
on my last few brews, and am a disappointed by the results. I have had great success with the
Posted in thread: yeast slants on 03-25-2006 at 05:06 AM
Don't know anything about slants yet...but nice beer fridge - retro. Picturing the Tap coming
Posted in thread: Vanilla in Secondary on 03-21-2006 at 03:21 AM
Yes - these posts seem to support my plan.However, little twist. I was going to dry hop as
well, so I thought I would put the hops in with the vanilla bean mixture (mostly to sanitize).
I knew I would...
Posted in thread: Vanilla in Secondary on 03-20-2006 at 01:58 AM
I sliced open the beans and scraped out the vanilla granuals from inside, then diced up the
outer sheaths. Mixed it all together with a splash of vodka to sanatize/bring out the flavor in
Posted in thread: Next up - #5 Lighter Beer? on 03-20-2006 at 01:21 AM
Went with a Vanilla Cream Ale instead.2 vanilla beans in secondary, but very light none the
less. OG was 1.048.I sliced open the beans and scraped out the vanilla granuals from inside,
then diced up t...
Posted in thread: Next up - #5 Lighter Beer? on 03-18-2006 at 10:00 AM
Nothing???Is a light beer:off: Okay
Posted in thread: Next up - #5 Lighter Beer? on 03-17-2006 at 03:38 AM
Hello - I am going to brew a light beer this weekend..something lighter...I saw a quick recipe
posted a while ago:3 lb. Light liquid malt extract2 lb. Extra Light DME1 oz. Mt. Hood hops @ 5%
Posted in thread: Slow Ferment on 03-12-2006 at 11:28 PM
I racked the Fat Tire Clone today (no remaining activity). The SG was at 1.030, still high, but
the flavor was better. I assume this will be my Final SG (Low ABV), or will it drop any more in