Last Activity:05-21-2015 4:50 PM
4 Likes on 4 Posts
Posted in thread: 1st Beersmith Design Help on 05-13-2015 at 11:22 AM
I really like marris otter malt in beers but I don't think it belongs in an APA. Too nutty for
the style. Pale malt is my preference for APA to help give a bit more than 2-row, while not
adding too mu...
Posted in thread: 10 month old smack pack, is it any good??? on 03-28-2015 at 09:45 PM
As smokey said try a starter. No guarantees. The viability of the yeast is less than optimal. I
would do a 500ml starter at most. If it takes off, build up from there. If you are making a 5
Posted in thread: Dry hop squeeze and time on 03-26-2015 at 12:44 AM
Dry hopping time has seemed to shorten up over the years. When I started brewing 7 - 10 and
even 14 days was normal answers to the question. Over time, this period has gone down. It
doesn't mean that ...
Posted in thread: Question On a Barley Wine on 03-26-2015 at 12:32 AM
I would rack it again and let it bulk age. You could even dry hop before you bottle as that
half ounce of wasted hops will have left that beer by the time you plan on bottling. When you
bottle, you wi...
Posted in thread: Revolution Citra Hero Clone on 02-23-2015 at 07:53 PM
I was interested in brewing Anti-Hero a couple years back. I contacted the brewery, here's what
they said:Here's what's in it: Pale Ale, Red Wheat, Munich and a touch of Golden Oats give this
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature Schedule on 10-30-2014 at 01:50 PM
What is the reason behind starting at a lower temperature and continually raising it during
primary fermentation?Let me start off by saying you should search these forums as these topics
have been dis...
Posted in thread: racking RIS to secondary...typical for yeast cake to form on 10-09-2014 at 08:06 PM
However I realized after racking I lost the cap on the end of the racking cane so more sediment
got racked than planned.Even if this happens, just keep the racking cane up off of the trub and
Posted in thread: all grain brewing help on 10-09-2014 at 07:31 AM
Depends on the beer you are trying to brew. Some beers (or dare I say styles) call for more
specialty malts than others. Specialty malts are just that, special. They typically add color,
flavor and co...
Posted in thread: racking RIS to secondary...typical for yeast cake to form on 10-09-2014 at 07:15 AM
How long did you leave the beer in primary and how much yeast do you have on the bottom? There
is always some in secondary but the amount depends on how long you let the beer be in primary.
Posted in thread: Cleaning Better Bottles on 09-12-2014 at 06:04 PM
Hi All,A friend of mine gave me two five-gallon Better Bottles. They are a mess. But anytime I
can get more carboys for funky experiments, I am all for it. Problem is: I have never used
anything but g...