Last Activity:07-29-2005 10:21 PM
Posted in thread: Blasted yeast! Or was it something I did? on 06-30-2005 at 10:20 PM
Yep. This will never happen again! Go figure, though. I went to work today, came home 9 hours
later, and the airlock is bubbling like mad. Maybe I just shocked the crap out of the yeast...
and it star...
Posted in thread: Blasted yeast! Or was it something I did? on 06-30-2005 at 02:04 AM
On my 2nd brew. I accidentally put in 2 tablespoons or gypsum during the heat up of the boil
(instead of 1 teaspoon). So the water hardness is probably through the roof. Second, I got the
stock pot in...
Posted in thread: 5-gallons ended up short on 06-29-2005 at 06:06 AM
Thanks for the advice. I went ahead and boiled an additional gallon and put it in the
fermenter. I hate having to open that fermenter lid!We'll see how it turns out (in about a
month :( )
Posted in thread: 5-gallons ended up short on 06-29-2005 at 03:51 AM
I'm on my 2nd brew tonight. First time using a 5-gallon kit. After putting in the fermenter, I
noticed there is only 3.8 gallons. I started out boiling 5. I knew I would lose some in the
boil due to s...
Posted in thread: Need some help with first brew... on 06-23-2005 at 01:59 AM
Forewarning... I am BRAND NEW to brewing. I thought I was well read on the subject until I went
to the HBS. I thought I was buying an ingredient kit (hops, yeast, etc.). What I inadvertently