Last Activity:09-27-2012 4:53 AM
Likes Given: 8
10 Likes on 9 Posts
Posted in thread: Does wyeast 1272 (American Ale II) totally suck? on 09-27-2012 at 04:44 AM
Also a fine restaurant! Since the OP said he only shenaniganized one batch out of four, I think
we're back to blaming the yeast. Either it was a bad pack, or it is simply a yeast that does
not agree w...
Posted in thread: Advice on making a "big Beer" on 09-24-2012 at 09:44 PM
I made a Wee heavy last January 2nd that I bottled last week. -the 8 months of bulk aging did
it some GOOOOOOOD. I'm planning on cellaring most of the beer and tasting a bottle or two
Posted in thread: Does wyeast 1272 (American Ale II) totally suck? on 09-24-2012 at 09:05 PM
Yeah, it was the same recipe. Same process, too. Other than the yeast, it might be particulate
hop matter in the beer. When I dry hop, I always just dump hop pellets into the primary after
Posted in thread: A flat tire killed my yeast? on 09-14-2012 at 04:49 PM
No-one here has mentioned Light exposure, but if your vial was exposed to lots of light as well
as heat... I'd call it a day and reach for some dry yeast if you have it. Otherwise it's back
to the LHB...
Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Giveaway! on 05-30-2012 at 05:58 PM
I am Job. Tesla, peanut butter. Whitewash, flip-flop goober string cheese telephone. Ascot,
Ganymede Falstaff Rickenbacker kumquat. Piezoelectric.
Posted in thread: Can't get the Flavor Out of the Hops on 04-05-2012 at 10:55 PM
Also, using gelatin can actually knock a lot of the hops out of solution. I'd suggest dry
hopping, using a tea ball full of hops in the top of the keg and skipping the gelatin. If you
are one of those...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation, help please. on 03-25-2012 at 04:37 AM
I let the porter sit another few days after stirring and warming it up to 75deg and the sg
dropped a point, so I will consider it done and bottle it this weekend.I also have a coopers
Belgian Tripel g...
Posted in thread: Is my fermentation stuck or is it done? on 02-23-2012 at 11:41 PM
After three weeks and a stable gravity for a whole week? You're done. Extracts sometimes finish
high, and this was a pretty high gravity to begin with. Call it a beer and bottle or keg that
Posted in thread: Carboy vs Conical.. Fermenters on 02-23-2012 at 10:55 PM
I vote carboy (I use Better Bottles). If you have a conical, how will you control temperature?
With a carboy or bucket, you can just stick it in a refrigerator or freezer with a temp.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-17-2012 at 05:18 AM
Come on baby, daddy needs a new brew stand!!!