Last Activity:05-03-2009 10:30 AM
Posted in thread: over-carbonation???? on 05-03-2009 at 03:37 PM
How much sugar did you use for priming? Was the pack that came with the kit 3/4 of a cup or a
whole cup? Wait another week and taste again.You can recap your beers to kill a little
carbonation. I've g...
Posted in thread: Fermentation without bubbles on 02-28-2009 at 05:15 PM
how long has it been? Move it to secondary or bottle it (depending on how long it's been).
Sounds like krausen instead of trub. you'll be fine.
Posted in thread: steep? on 02-28-2009 at 04:58 PM
I use the same method as SteveM. Seems to work well, and saves a little time in the brew
Posted in thread: Cooling the Wort on 02-13-2009 at 03:28 AM
"If the wort is exposed to oxygen at temperatures above 80F, the beer will eventually develop
wet cardboard or sherrylike flavors, depending on which compounds were oxidized. The oxidation
Posted in thread: Easier Method to Get Juices from Grain? Grain "Press"? on 01-27-2009 at 10:30 PM
+1 million to not squeezing the grain bag. Let the sweet filtering husks do their work.
Posted in thread: Upslope Brewery - Boulder on 01-14-2009 at 01:27 AM
I wrote an obnoxious blog about Upslope here. I'm a big fan (drinking 1 right now)New Colorado
Brewery - Upslope in Boulder, CO - iHomeBrew Beer Network
Posted in thread: Upslope Brewery - Boulder on 01-13-2009 at 01:23 AM
i've been drinking it steadily. Absolutely wonderful beer. Very ballsy. The IPA is 7.2%!
Posted in thread: Apfelwein as Newbie First Brew? on 12-30-2008 at 02:26 AM
i wouldn't do Apfelwein as a first batch. It is super easy to brew and tastes great, but you
don't get the enjoyment of the whole brewing process with the boil and all that. And Apfelwein
Posted in thread: What is wrong? Two bad brews on 11-01-2008 at 12:15 AM
Yuri & dontman - does that mean that the equipment should be wet with Star San when you use it?
otherwise I risk contact w/ new germs? Sorry for being off topic, but it's interesting and
Posted in thread: What is wrong? Two bad brews on 11-01-2008 at 12:07 AM
The directions of star san say to let air dry. You are right about rinsing - the instructions
exactly read "do not rinse after application". It still creeps me out, but less so after home