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Posted in thread: Brett Trois Starter on 12-31-2014 at 06:32 PM
Thanks for the input. Seems like success with strait forward starters
Posted in thread: Brett Trois Starter on 12-30-2014 at 07:00 PM
Never made a starter for Brett before. I'm planning on doing a 100% Brett IPA with the WLP
Brett Trois. I was surprised to see how little comes in the package. I have read of folks
making a starter up...
Posted in thread: 1st extract IPA recipe help needed on 12-29-2014 at 07:26 PM
For the sweetness I know you can get some from the crystal malts and the honey malt like
Sailingeric suggested. The honey itself would dry it out a bit I think. Maybe if you're bottle
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 11-19-2014 at 02:07 PM
I've only done one which was Marris Otter and Brambling Cross hops...I think with WL 001...Not
a bad brew
Posted in thread: Thoughts and experiences using fermcap s or other silicone based antifoamers? on 11-19-2014 at 02:03 PM
I have used two different versions and have had better experience with fermcap s. I don't
recall the product name of the other one but I remember that it called for only one or two
drops per five gall...
Posted in thread: False bottom, rubbermaid cooler MT and 3 stuck sparges in a row on 07-08-2014 at 07:48 PM
Good call on using the heat tubing. Second on trying some rice hulls. I also have found that
when I'm mashing in my grain if I'm not careful I can knock my false bottom around with my mash
paddle and ...
Posted in thread: Plastic Better Bottles for aging??? on 07-08-2014 at 07:44 PM
I use a better bottle for my wine kits but to be honest I wouldn't let them sit too long in
plastic as it is permeable. It will simply allow air to seep through the plastic walls. How
long are you pan...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-08-2014 at 07:38 PM
Those are some awesome looking infections! The first time I ever kegged a beer I forgot to
clean the tube inside. I had some funkey cream ale but it ended up making some of the best beef
stew I've eve...
Posted in thread: Do You Guys Have Beer Daily, Or Am I A Drunk ? on 03-15-2014 at 02:08 PM
I have often wondered the same thing. My work has me working with many folks who struggle with
alcoholism so it's something that I think about a lot. I try and stick with only two craft
beers a night ...
Posted in thread: Worst. Brewday. Ever. on 03-15-2014 at 03:25 AM
It was AG. It's going to have some issues for sure. aiptasia that's the truth. Hopefully as I
continue to 'learn' some of it will stick. As they say, "A lesson learned is a lesson earned!"
At least it...