Last Activity:10-25-2013 3:50 AM
Posted in thread: Refrigerator/temp controller on 09-13-2013 at 06:02 PM
I installed the Johnson Temp Controller on my fridge a few days ago and it works great at
maintaining good beer serving temp. I did however notice there is a pool of water on the floor
of the fridge i...
Posted in thread: Canning Homebrew. If you could, would you? on 09-11-2013 at 06:09 PM
I would like to can, but not at present costs. I prefer the tastes of imported beer in cans vs
in bottles. Tastes fresher.
Posted in thread: Fermenting in oversize Carboy on 09-03-2013 at 04:56 PM
I recently acquired a couple of 2 1/2 gallon corny kegs (for free). I have been brewing 5
gallon batches. I would like to split a 5 gallon batch in two and use different yeasts in each
batch. I have s...
Posted in thread: Water Analysis Question on 08-19-2013 at 09:51 PM
I achieved a ph of 5.3 in Mash thanks to everyone's help. Thank you all so very much. I noticed
that my wort was a different quality while boiling this time. Usually it tries to foam over
when it firs...
Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 08-08-2013 at 08:03 PM
I only use glass Carboys. Have a 6 1/2 gallon for primary and (five) 5 gallon glass carboys. I
personally only leave in primary for 5 to 7 days and then move to secondary. I like the idea of
Posted in thread: Water Analysis Question on 08-02-2013 at 06:29 PM
great advice on making a small grist ratio. Not sure I would have ever thought of that. Thanks
everyone for all of their great insights.
Posted in thread: Water Analysis Question on 08-01-2013 at 11:32 PM
I sure am appreciating all this help! I just ordered a PH meter that I think will do the trick.
If I am to understand this correctly I would put my additives into the Mash that EZ water is
Posted in thread: Water Analysis Question on 08-01-2013 at 08:28 PM
Well said and makes sense. A ph meter it is. As long as I am going through the work and fun of
brewing, I want it to be as great as possible
Posted in thread: Water Analysis Question on 08-01-2013 at 08:06 PM
getting the hang of EZ WATER CALCULATOR. Pretty slick! Do you think one still needs to invest
in a PH meter or are these calculations accurate enough?
Posted in thread: Jalapeno Cream Ale on 08-01-2013 at 07:31 PM
Just brewed this recipe a few weeks ago and think it will be killer! Aging in the keg now
waiting for space in the kegerator. Thanks for this one!