Last Activity:04-19-2007 9:19 PM
Posted in thread: skipping the secondary on 03-28-2007 at 09:59 PM
I was in my LHBS and his said the current trend is to moving away from the secondary. He said
he never uses a secondary.I'm on the fence. I never did any real "scientific" tests to compare
the two. Ju...
Posted in thread: First Batch - Bottling questions on 03-27-2007 at 01:03 AM
I was almost concerned when you mentioned real fizzy bubbles. That was always a character of my
spoiled batches, but it seems like your batch will be fine. Don't knock dry yeast. Some of it
is very go...
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Red Ale Kits on 03-27-2007 at 12:56 AM
The color isn't as red as I thought it would be, but it does have a dark red hue. At AHS there
doesn't seem to be a mention of roasted barley in the recipe. Some people recommend 1 oz. of
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Red Ale Kits on 03-26-2007 at 11:58 AM
Has anyone brewed the AHS American Red Ale or AHS Irish Red Ale ? I'm tossed between the AHS or
Posted in thread: Best Mail Order Irish Red Ale Kit on 03-20-2007 at 11:29 AM
Does anyone have experience with the Irish Red Ale Kits available from the various online
sources ? I have been looking at Northern Brewer and MoreBeer
Posted in thread: Hiatus - back to brewing after a leave of absence on 03-15-2007 at 03:23 AM
I think I started back in 1990 or so and had about 50 batches under my belt. I was doing all
grain towards the end. I was even pondering opening a micor-brew pub. I stopped around 95 due
to the kids r...
Posted in thread: Noob - Recipe Question on 03-15-2007 at 02:26 AM
I used to homebrew quite a bit about 8 years ago. On a whim I stopped in at my LHBS to buy some
ingredients for a pale ale. I was impressed with the variety and packaging of the hops since I
Posted in thread: Best Dry Yeast ? on 03-14-2007 at 09:54 AM
Cool. Thanks for the suggestions. I'll keeep my eye out for US-56 or Nottingham. They both
sound like what I am looking for.
Posted in thread: Best Dry Yeast ? on 03-14-2007 at 03:20 AM
Hello,New to the forum. I haven't brewed for well over 6 years but I have close to 60 batches
under my belt and had moved on to all grain brews.Anyways back in the day there weren't many
good dry yeas...