Last Activity:05-19-2013 6:59 PM
Posted in thread: Raspberry Infection? No clue... (pics!) on 02-13-2013 at 11:07 PM
Thanks, all! I feel a bit better about it. I also popped off the top this morning for a quick
sniff and it smelled great, which is encouraging. I'll give it a week to sit and go from
there.Thanks for ...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Infection? No clue... (pics!) on 02-12-2013 at 06:28 PM
Hi all Ė This is my first attempt at dry-hopping with fruit and Iím wondering if this is a
normal raspberry reaction or if I may have acquired an infection.Itís a Hefeweizen brew. Once
Posted in thread: homegrown hops on 11-13-2012 at 11:22 PM
Hi - I used my own fresh hops for the first time this September.You'll want to boil your hops
as normal for your wort. Then strain before putting in the fermenter. I dry-hopped my beer
using the homeg...
Posted in thread: I can't believe this is really happening! on 11-13-2012 at 11:15 PM
Congrats on your brewery and your KS project! One strong piece of advice, be sure you DO NOT
offer any alcohol in your KS rewards (as noted in your $1000 pledge section, specifically" "and
of course p...
Posted in thread: Raisins for carbonation? on 10-07-2012 at 09:02 PM
I was speaking with my friend's dad a few months back. He was a homebrewer back in the early
90's and he was telling me he used raisins for carbonating a few times. He said it worked
great. No bombs, ...
Posted in thread: Rasberry Extract on 05-21-2012 at 08:18 PM
I made my first raspberry/wheat brew a couple months back and also struggled with whether I
should go the extract route or with whole raspberries. Eventually, mostly due to ease of use, I
went with th...
Posted in thread: 2nd brew .. Needing help on 05-18-2012 at 07:42 PM
Hi. The only way to know for sure when your beer is done fermenting is to take hydrometer
readings on consecutive days. If the readings are consistent then you are done and can move to
a secondary for...
Posted in thread: Cheap digital scale? on 05-04-2012 at 10:51 PM
I bought this scale off Amazon for about $9. It's small but works great! I've used it to
measure hop ounces as well as bigger bowls to measure out DME, etc. It has a tare function,
seems very accurate...
Posted in thread: What beer must I try on my trip to Seattle this weekend? on 04-26-2012 at 11:29 PM
If you are in Fremont, definitely stop by the Fremont Brewery. a great little brewery with
good beer. Since you're in the general area, further South in SoDo (South Downtown) is the
Posted in thread: still no growth on 04-23-2012 at 10:38 PM
No worries. I planted my first hops in mid-March and didn't see anything until a week ago.
About 4 weeks, I'd estimate. I was a little worried as I thought I had waited for our "cold"
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