Last Activity:06-01-2012 3:39 PM
Posted in thread: Bottle Life on 05-17-2012 at 03:58 PM
I have a few bottles of a brew I made ten years ago. I tasted one last summer and it was great.
No worries, with proper sanitation and storage they will last a long time.
Posted in thread: Crazy Hopsdirect Sale Today on 04-25-2012 at 07:13 PM
wow, those are indeed some great prices. cheap shipping too. final prices are on par with the
HD yard sale. if i were looking for more hops i'd give this guy a spin.looks like he's just
starting up th...
Posted in thread: All-Grain Delayed Brewing on 04-24-2012 at 11:12 PM
I've been overnight mashing for about a year now. I moved away from a HERMS system and started
doing cheap 'n easy overnight mashes. I have not experienced sour mashes, thin beers or any
loss or gain ...
Posted in thread: Thermoworks: Super-Fast Pocket Thermometer on 01-20-2010 at 02:58 AM
I can't speak to that exact model but I have 2 Thermapens and they are top notch quality and
Thermoworks customer service is excellent.
Posted in thread: HERMs Temp controlers and recirculating on 08-04-2009 at 04:39 PM
That's how I do it. I mash in and try to get around 122* then allow the HE to bring the mash to
150* and then let the HE cycle on and off in order to maintain the mash temp. I recirculate
through the ...
Posted in thread: Horrible efficiency, and I don't know why on 08-04-2009 at 06:57 AM
1. What is the volume of wort you pulled off in the last two brews? Is it the same amount as
the first brew?2. Is the amount of grain used in the last two brews higher than the first brew?
What were a...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2009? on 08-04-2009 at 06:43 AM
As of 5 minutes ago, I've done 200 gallons this year, thus far....18215
Posted in thread: How much $$$ does it cost YOU a batch? on 07-22-2009 at 08:48 PM
Giving a figure is practically irrelevant without exploring the type of beer brewed, and the
volumes, methods & motivations of each individual brewer. If the only goal is to achieve the
Posted in thread: How much $$$ does it cost YOU a batch? on 07-22-2009 at 08:18 PM
I know about Hops Direct for bulk hops. Where is the best place to get grains bulk? I'm not
sure I can swing 55 lbs at a time yet, but maybe 10 lbs?A 50# sack of 2Row is only going to
cost you $45ish....
Posted in thread: How much $$$ does it cost YOU a batch? on 07-22-2009 at 03:38 PM
Buying grain and hops in bulk will really cut your costs. Throw in a little yeast ranching and
you can really start saving money. I have a CAP that I make with dollar store rice and
homegrown hops tha...