Last Activity:10-28-2013 5:03 PM
Posted in thread: Metallic taste in my brew on 10-03-2013 at 08:28 AM
I have used, extensively, an aluminum turkey fryer pot for brewing. No problems with metallic
flavors.I do not wash my pot. I rinse it with hot water, not soap, and scrub gently with a
green scrubby p...
Posted in thread: Technique for reducing oxidation during dry hopping. on 10-01-2013 at 05:26 AM
I've had issues with cardboardy aromas in my dry hopped beers in the past. Never had it with
non dry hopped beers.I'll be dry hopping my next batch a little earlier in the ferment (I'll
rack a little ...
Posted in thread: Reduction sauce notes when using Beer on 09-30-2011 at 06:03 AM
A quick note from experience here. Just braised a couple of squirrels in a dark brown homebrew
(og 55, fg 13, ibus~24-35), and then reduced the remaining broth, and it was delicious! there
was a prono...
Posted in thread: When to bottle berliner weisse on 07-26-2011 at 12:39 PM
What mash temp? It's 50-50 barley to unmalted wheat, right?
Posted in thread: Should I havest now??? Atlanta GA on 07-18-2011 at 03:49 AM
I think it still looks a little wet. I usually harvest once the central stem is a little more
"fibery" and a little less "vegetabley". But obviously, you're the one looking at them in
person, so you'l...
Posted in thread: Maris Otter or Golden Promise on 07-18-2011 at 03:36 AM
I'm planning a 100% pale malt, all homegrown goldings English IPA to highlight this year's
goldings harvest, and I'm wondering whether Maris Otter or Golden Promise would be better. I
know its subject...
Posted in thread: Hopsdirect Quality (not price) Issue on 07-13-2011 at 06:06 PM
In case anyone else turns this up in a search...I bought a pound of low aa (3%) fuggles (whole
leaf) from hops direct that, when boiled, just smelled like vegetables. Quite a
Posted in thread: Changed my mind mid-fermentation...can I do this? on 12-03-2009 at 02:32 AM
My take on it is that as long as there is enough fermentation still going on to flush the air
out of the carboys to prevent oxidization, then why not.
Posted in thread: Ex turkey fry pot for brewing? on 12-03-2009 at 02:30 AM
I'm currently using an old turkey fry pot (aluminum). I just boiled a couple changes of water
in it for an hour or two till I couldn't see a slick on top. drained alot through the tap. If
you get it t...