Last Activity:11-19-2007 2:28 PM
Posted in thread: Hops/chunks in my bottled beer on 05-24-2007 at 04:33 PM
You could invest in a mesh-like bag when you add your hops to the boil and remove the bag
before you rack to primary.ANDEven if you use a bag, some sediment may still be present, you
can strain your w...
Posted in thread: How is 3.2% beer made? on 05-22-2007 at 10:13 PM
Just my $0.02 but...The taste of beer being assoicated with the excess or deficiancy (or even
the presence therof) of alcohol should not synonomous of whether it tastes like good or even
Posted in thread: Help with my first partial mash on 05-21-2007 at 11:52 PM
Hey Bruce,I live in an area of Florida that is literally devoid of home brew shops and supplies
and have been encouraged while interacting here at HBT to shop at Austin Home Brew Supply
Posted in thread: Considering secondary ferment... on 05-21-2007 at 01:26 PM
An answer to your questions largely depends on what style of beer you are brewing. "Secondary
Fermentation" is a bit of a misnomer by title as what most think of it is just what the name
Posted in thread: Separating Yeast from Sediment in Hefe on 05-21-2007 at 11:09 AM
As it conditions in secondary (many pass on secondary when it comes to hefe's) the particulates
will most likely settle out and drop. If you leave it there for two weeks you should condition
Posted in thread: Double Sparging? on 05-19-2007 at 12:18 PM
Thanks, I did mean, two sparges. Re-circulate, collect first runnings, add sparge water,
re-circulate, collect second runnings, add second sparge water....
Posted in thread: mini mash noob question on 05-18-2007 at 09:16 PM
I'm saying, at least for me, I would never notice that 0.4%. I'd be to emeshed with the taste,
smell, and looks of the beer to be worried about how much alcohol it had.Don't get me wrong,
when I sit b...
Posted in thread: Steam Venting... on 05-18-2007 at 09:10 PM
If people can't be bothered, don't bother.Don't cast your pearls to swine.You are definately
sharing your enthusiasm about home brewing with the wrong crowd.Dale Carnegie said it best, the
Posted in thread: Racked onto fruit...........no secondary fermentation on 05-18-2007 at 09:02 PM
I don't know that I've ever experienced a smell that was bitter. Could it have been the alcohol
Posted in thread: Double Sparging? on 05-18-2007 at 09:00 PM
Can anyone elaborate on if, how, why and when this is a good thing to do?