Last Activity:11-25-2008 12:18 PM
Posted in thread: Hops in a Nylon bag on 09-03-2008 at 06:02 PM
Home Depot Nylon Paint Strainers are the way to go. Much cheaper than buying hop bags
Posted in thread: How do you guys get the lid off of your primary fermenter? on 08-29-2008 at 03:45 PM
I always thought they were screw on/offOh they are, but if you screw them on real tight then
you're going to be fighting with it to unscrew it as they always seem to tighten up during
Posted in thread: Ignore the Instructions,. Do not bottle after 5-10 days!!!!!! on 08-29-2008 at 03:41 PM
I think a lot of people panic to bottle at days because they are scared of sanitation or
autolysis issues.I just leave mine till I have time to bottle. I stressed my yeast out on my
last batch but lef...
Posted in thread: How do you guys get the lid off of your primary fermenter? on 08-28-2008 at 05:46 PM
You should try getting the lid off a Coopers fermenter!
Posted in thread: Growing irritation at restaurants and bars on 08-25-2008 at 06:23 PM
I go where I know theres beer that I'm in the mood for.The other night I went to a place that
has a lot of microbrews on tap, and then last night I went to Applebees and had an ice cold Bud
Lite :D I ...
Posted in thread: What steps of the brewing process annoy you to no end? on 08-25-2008 at 06:21 PM
Filling bottles. I'd love to go to kegging but its just not practical for me right now.
Posted in thread: How do you guys pitch your dry yeast? on 08-21-2008 at 03:35 AM
I've done both sprinkling and rehydrating and I much prefer the short lag times in rehydrating.
Posted in thread: Anyone know any good bourbon ale recipes on 08-19-2008 at 07:44 PM
You may already be talking about it, but Northern Brewer does a Bourbon Barrell porter kit -
extract or all grain.
Posted in thread: How much idophor do you guys use? on 08-19-2008 at 07:41 PM
Ah, of course :)I have the 4oz bottle.
Posted in thread: How long to wait before I declare Wyeast packet dead on 08-19-2008 at 03:34 PM
I made a thread on here about the exact same thing. Took 3 days before fermentation really got
going. Turned out fine though and has all been drunk!Using dry yeast this time around with a 6