Last Activity:10-25-2012 5:03 PM
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 10-19-2012 at 07:55 PM
I'll also add my voice to the Voodoo Maple Bacon. It tasted more like they mixed Guinness with
rancid maple syrup, with bacon fat thrown in for good measure.However, at least I was able to
Posted in thread: beer porn catalogs on 10-12-2012 at 10:34 PM
I had gotten my first one in the mail about a month ago and read it cover to cover at least
twice the first night I had it. I made the mistake of leaving it out on our ottoman overnight,
and our dog a...
Posted in thread: Topping Off the Wort on 10-12-2012 at 09:18 PM
Great! I'll definitely give it longer in the bottles. I'm actually bottling a Rogue Dead Guy
clone tomorrow, so I'll let it sit a minimum of four weeks (three at 70 F and one in the
fridge) before eve...
Posted in thread: Topping Off the Wort on 10-12-2012 at 08:31 PM
The beers should be in the bottles at least 3 weeks,4 is def better for average gravity ales. &
at least a week in the fridge for good head & carbonation. This also gives time for chill haze
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 10-12-2012 at 08:05 PM
I'm bottling my fourth batch, a Rogue Dead Guy clone. The samples I've taken for hydrometer
readings have tasted very good so far. Fingers crossed that the beer tastes just as good!
Posted in thread: Topping Off the Wort on 10-12-2012 at 08:03 PM
I've got a few successful partial mash batches under my belt now, but I have run into a fairly
consistent issue that I wanted some advice on: On two of the three batches, I've ended up with
Posted in thread: Wort Chillers on 10-12-2012 at 07:42 PM
Two questions: are wort chillers (Immersion) worth the roughly $100 investment? How quick
should you cool your wort below 100 degrees right after the boil? I ask this because after I
did my second bat...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-31-2012 at 05:36 AM
I just brewed my second batch, an American-style hef with sweet orange peel, coriander, nutmeg,
cinnamon and clove. Fermentation is going very smoothly (I did a starter for the first time).
I'm going ...
Posted in thread: New Brewer in South OC on 01-25-2012 at 06:20 PM
Hi all! My name is Jason and I just started brewing last month. My lovely fiance got me the
full kit for Christmas from O'Shea's Brewing in Laguna Niguel. Just before New Year's, I brewed