Last Activity:10-22-2012 6:51 AM
Posted in thread: My 1st AG Batch on 10-09-2012 at 01:37 AM
So I just bottled my first all-grain batch and I'm also reading John Palmer's "How to Brew"
(great read so far).My attempt was/is a Dogfish Head 90 Minute clone (one of my fav. brews) via
Posted in thread: Rookie Mistake - Mash Fail! on 09-23-2012 at 06:18 PM
So today was my first AG batch. Been doing extracts in one form or the other for a couple years
now. Anyway, didn't get my mash temp high enough I think. Volumes seemed good by my OG was down
Posted in thread: Counter-Flow Wort Chiller - Lube Not Needed (sorta) on 04-01-2011 at 02:05 AM
Absolutely BC! Cheers!
Posted in thread: Help me design a wort chiller with 50' 3/8" on 04-01-2011 at 01:31 AM
Yea wasn't too bad cleaning so far BUT...if you let too much sludge get in while siphoning it
will most definitely clog on you. Good luck w/ the project. It will work good I'm sure. A lot
better than ...
Posted in thread: Help me design a wort chiller with 50' 3/8" on 04-01-2011 at 12:36 AM
Hey beertastic,Well I'm new to brewing myself but after seeing a couple videos using drop-in
style chillers and counter-flow chillers, I decided to go for it and make a counter-flow. It
took my 200 de...
Posted in thread: Counter-Flow Wort Chiller - Lube Not Needed (sorta) on 04-01-2011 at 12:31 AM
So before I made mine I read a bunch of a posts about how to get the copper tubing through the
hose.You might think that pushing a 3/8" OD tube inside of a 5/8" ID hose would be easy but as
Posted in thread: Newbe from Mechanicsville (Richmond) VA on 04-01-2011 at 12:20 AM
What's up Lorton VA! Woodbridge!!! Yea...so I've tried a number of bottles from my first brew
and have found some differences between them. A buddy suggested to me that next time I bottle
that I shoul...
Posted in thread: Newbe from Mechanicsville (Richmond) VA on 03-31-2011 at 09:55 AM
Thanks Monkey! Seems like a cool place to hang out while sippin' on a home-made beer!
Posted in thread: Newbe from Mechanicsville (Richmond) VA on 03-30-2011 at 09:45 PM
Yea! I like beer. I like making beer (so far). Gonna go drink my new beer now. Take a look @ my
blog (on this site) if you're interested in how I made this huge beast I call...well...haven't
named it ...
Posted in thread: Very strong alcohol taste to beer on 03-11-2011 at 03:09 AM
Just followed the instructions to a tee. That is...w/ the exception of jacking up my kit w/ a
boat load of additional fermentables.OG at about 1.0725. After 4 days the bubbling slowed to
about every 1...