Last Activity:02-22-2012 4:02 AM
Posted in thread: Blow off valve? on 02-22-2012 at 03:57 PM
Alright then, thanks! Looks like I'll stick to the bucket til I decide to upgrade to a bigger
Posted in thread: Blow off valve? on 02-22-2012 at 03:48 PM
Alright, I'm getting ready to head into my second batch, it'll be an Oatmeal Stout. I think
this time around I want to ferment in the glass carboy that came with my kit instead of the
brew bucket, sin...
Posted in thread: Success! on 02-22-2012 at 02:42 AM
Cracked my first homebrew just now, an American Amber. It was DELICIOUS! Can't wait to drink
the rest and get started on my next batch. Thanks for everyone that helped answer all of my
silly new guy q...
Posted in thread: Before racking to secondary/bottling. on 01-30-2012 at 04:11 PM
Alright this isn't the first time I've been told not to go to secondary, but no one ever
mentioned that its really just necessary for adding fruit or dry hopping. I was initially
thinking that I'd do ...
Posted in thread: Before racking to secondary/bottling. on 01-30-2012 at 02:30 AM
Alright, we've been in the primary for a week now, just took a FG (went from 1.050-1.010, also
smells great) and it looks like I'm right where I want to be. I'm thinking about moving to
secondary in a...
Posted in thread: Typical Beginner Question on 01-25-2012 at 04:05 AM
Just the mention of of bottle bombs due to moving to soon is enough to make me leave it in for
an extra week. Considering that I'm using my bedroom closet as my brew closet, the last thing I
need is a...
Posted in thread: Typical Beginner Question on 01-25-2012 at 03:46 AM
Thanks for the advice. I'm working with a plastic Ale Pale for my primary, so I'm thinking a
glass secondary would be a good idea, but what do I know, I'm a noobie. Any insight there would
Posted in thread: Typical Beginner Question on 01-25-2012 at 03:40 AM
Alright, my Amber Ale has been in the primary since Sunday evening. I had vigorous airlock
bubbling yesterday, Monday, morning lasting all day. I'm now looking at a dramatically slower
rate, almost le...
Posted in thread: Temperature on 01-24-2012 at 01:00 AM
It's Brewers Best American Amber Ale, and its an Ale Yeast by Lallemand (sp?) if that helps at
Posted in thread: Temperature on 01-24-2012 at 12:29 AM
OK, I know I've seen people talk about temperature rising during fermentation due to that
activity in there, but I figure I should ask anyway: The airlock's been bubbling for a little
less than a day,...