Last Activity:05-20-2005 12:09 PM
Posted in thread: Using gelatin for fining on 05-20-2005 at 05:05 PM
I have used gelatin for fining on my last 3 batches. The way that I did it was to mix 1 packet
of gelatin with a 1/2 cup of water and heat it until the gelatin is fully disolved. I then pour
Posted in thread: How's This for a Cream Ale? on 04-27-2005 at 03:38 PM
Nice chiller Dennis! If you could update that link to the plans that would be great. Or you can
post them here! Thanks
Posted in thread: re-using yeast on 04-27-2005 at 03:26 PM
Congrats on the new crumb snatcher! I have 2 of my own, and they are the best thing around;
next to homebrew of course ;) If you put wort into mason jars you will want to can them like
you would a jam...
Posted in thread: corn sugar starter on 04-25-2005 at 03:42 PM
I think that I am going to can a few jars of my next batch of beer for use as starter fluid. I
don't thing that the trub will make that much difference in future batches at all.
Posted in thread: re-using yeast on 04-25-2005 at 03:39 PM
What you will want to do is let the beer settle so that the yeast is all on the bottom. Then,
pour the beer out into a galss and drink it. Save a little beer in the bottom of the bottle so
that you ca...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer on 04-25-2005 at 03:27 PM
Thanks Guys! I'll keep you posted on the solution that I choose and how it is working out.
Posted in thread: How's This for a Cream Ale? on 04-23-2005 at 02:25 PM
Hey Rhoo, If your yeast strain has a higher temp rang then you should probley stick to the
lower end of that. I was using Wyeast 1056 American Ale, and that yeast is has a wide range of
temps that it ...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer on 04-22-2005 at 01:35 PM
just to keep the record straight that appliance guy is some random dude that I called out of
the phonebook. I don't know the dude.Also, my local HBS here sucks. I am going to Denver this
weekend, so I...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer on 04-22-2005 at 03:46 AM
Sorry about the confusion. I understand that the thermostat that is in the freezer won't work
for higher temps. I have a limited knowledge of refrigeration compressors, so I was not sure
what damage c...
Posted in thread: How's This for a Cream Ale? on 04-22-2005 at 03:06 AM
The flaked corn should be steeped with the grains.I made a cream ale about 2 months ago, and
Iím still drinking it. I fermented it at 58 for a crisper flavor. I also racked it onto a yeast
cake. One t...