Last Activity:02-17-2011 3:57 AM
Posted in thread: Magic Hat #9 from Austin Homebrew Supply on 02-17-2011 at 03:55 AM
Do you add the extract at bottling for this or is it worth adding to the primary?
Posted in thread: Need some opinions on 01-18-2011 at 06:38 AM
I really like the cleanliness of the first one, myself. I also find myself drawn to the one
with the brown pixelated outline. For that one though, i would almost like to see the
pixelation a little ch...
Posted in thread: Glass vs Plastic Secondary on 01-18-2011 at 03:38 AM
Any drawbacks to using 5 gallon water jugs (i.e. not better bottles) as secondaries?
Posted in thread: O.G. far below estimated O.G.? on 01-17-2011 at 04:24 AM
Both batches have been fermenting for approximately 24 hours now, could I take a reading now to
see if it's higher? How much should the gravity drop in the first 24 hours?
Posted in thread: O.G. far below estimated O.G.? on 01-17-2011 at 04:22 AM
Also, if it was an extract kit, you have to mix in the top off water really well before taking
your hydrometer sample because the sugar dense wort is heavier than the the top off water.I
think this ma...
Posted in thread: O.G. far below estimated O.G.? on 01-17-2011 at 02:07 AM
I just brewed two Northern Brewer kits yesterday, the Sierra Madre Pale Ale and the Phat Tyre
Ale. Both have an estimated O.G. of 1.052, but I came up with 1.043 for both. I followed the
Posted in thread: Need some opinions on 01-16-2011 at 04:28 AM
Thanks for the feedback. I think I will use different colored versions for each beer I brew for
Posted in thread: Need some opinions on 01-15-2011 at 07:59 AM
Which of the following (if any) do you like best? Any ideas for improvements are certainly
Posted in thread: Coopers Wheat LME on 01-02-2011 at 04:42 AM
Just use Amarillo hops, no spices or orange and make something like a Gumballhead clone. What
is in the kit, so we know what the bitter is (probably is), and the OG, to give you suggestions
on how to ...
Posted in thread: Can I Bottle Now? on 01-02-2011 at 02:33 AM
I brewed my first batch 2 weeks ago using a Belgian Pale Ale extract kit. The fermentation
really died down after 3-4 days and I dry hopped with 1 oz. of Cascade hops after 10 days. The
airlock is not...