Last Activity:07-11-2008 9:12 AM
Posted in thread: help! aeration damage-toss it? on 07-24-2008 at 03:36 AM
Just an update, tried one after a couple of weeks just to see how it worked out and is one of
the best yet. As many here said, much ado about nothing :)
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-08-2008 at 06:12 AM
Revvy & Deathbrewer, that's exactly what I bought. Damned if I could get it to work the way it
should. Got it going and then it stopped on an air pocket and I just pumped a s#!t load of air
into my pa...
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-07-2008 at 02:46 PM
While I still see the merit of the folks who prefer not to use the hydrometer, I'm going to
start getting two in a row, close to or at FG before I rack to secondary. It sounds as if those
of you that ...
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-07-2008 at 03:43 AM
Just relized Bob said the secondary rack might stop fermentation which would result in the
second reading being the same. I guess there is no middle ground, sigh.It would however not be
at FG so you w...
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-07-2008 at 02:59 AM
Yeah it is very refreshing to see a debate on-line being carried on in a friendly fashion in
regards to something that all of you folks feel so strongly about. It happens so rarely it
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-06-2008 at 05:31 PM
Hi Malkore,Well you seem to have a strong opinion on this :) I'm re-reading William Mares
'Making Beer' as I am re-reading all my books accumulated over the years. He seems very
knowledgeable and whil...
Posted in thread: Small Test Batches on 07-05-2008 at 07:19 PM
Hi Bob, sounds like you know your way around the industry and much more about all of this than
I do of course. Lack of cash doe not have to mean shelve it.No doubt, bootstrapping is a hard
way to star...
Posted in thread: help! aeration damage-toss it? on 07-05-2008 at 06:37 PM
Not bad advise to just let it sit for a while but it's bottled now so I'll just hope for the
best. It feel fairly certain it was done. My reading at transfer was 1.011, bottling 36 hours
later was exa...
Posted in thread: Lots of different methods on 07-05-2008 at 04:31 PM
My wife was helping me with the first couple of batches I have done in a while and while asking
questions she was astonished at my replies and at one point gently admonished me for not
refreshing my m...
Posted in thread: temp problems on 07-05-2008 at 04:08 PM
Just checked out the ice cube cooler and it looks right on. Yeah the temps caught me by
surprise, we have been buzzing along in the low 70's highs so far this summer and it's back to
that now, just ha...