Last Activity:03-24-2011 10:48 AM
Posted in thread: Undershot gravity on 03-23-2011 at 03:21 PM
what was your grain bill
Posted in thread: How long is a yeast cake good? on 03-13-2011 at 04:53 AM
I've left yeast cakes for a week or two and they were still ok. If it smells fine in there and
no sign of mold or anything it should be good. I always have intentions of doing it the next
day and I to...
Posted in thread: first dry hop on 03-10-2011 at 12:54 AM
So I've been swamped with work and family and couldn't spend time looking for ss washers and
the marble idea scared me so... I just threw the hop bag in the fermenter. Pretty sure its just
Posted in thread: Igloo 10gal vs. HomeD/Rubbermaid MLT? on 03-08-2011 at 01:37 AM
I used the rubbermaid too for years. Never could find the Igloo around these parts. No issues
and it served me well. It does loose some heat in the winter...but if your in AZ, shouldn't be
Posted in thread: Igloo 10gal vs. HomeD/Rubbermaid MLT? on 03-07-2011 at 08:18 PM
Here's my question...For the price of the Igloo 10g cooler ($70) vs. the Rubbermaid cooler for
about $40...which one do you think is better at holding temps ? I have a 5gal Igloo that does
not budge o...
Posted in thread: Keg conditioning/aging, carbed or uncarbed? on 02-28-2011 at 04:13 AM
I condition in corrnies all the time. never had any problems. I did start a thread last week
about carbing in the keg...here is the link. hit mine with gas to seal the lid and about every
week I give...
Posted in thread: First Wort Hops: Do they replace the 60 min addition? on 02-24-2011 at 07:21 AM
I do both FWH and a 60 addition usually. Sometimes I'll just add a huge amount of FWH and skip
the 60, but it's a very different quality of bittering.I have been doing this for the last 4 or
5 brews a...
Posted in thread: 1st crack at a saison on 02-23-2011 at 07:17 AM
Throw a lb of sugar at it on day 3 or so in the primary. and ferment high...Ferment it
high...most like the heat.If you want to .... all suggestions..I was just going to add that
same thought...I read...
Posted in thread: Carbing with sugar in the keg... on 02-23-2011 at 07:00 AM
Well, no. It's carbed up until you start drawing off of it. Then if you didn't add the gas, it
would slowly reach equilibrium and be less carbed. But think of a keg as a bottle. As long as
Posted in thread: Carbing with sugar in the keg... on 02-22-2011 at 05:06 PM
If I were you, I would let it ferment out to FG then prime. If it doesn't carb, you will just
get a stout that's a little bit sweeter and then you can always force carb.yes, i agree with
BoxoRain to w...