Last Activity:03-17-2015 6:22 PM
15 Likes on 12 Posts
Posted in thread: 30 Smack Pack Starter With Multiple Strains - All Expired on 02-24-2015 at 06:41 PM
One of our brew shops just discounts the yeast half off with no guarantee. I've never had a bad
batch but only doing five gallons I presume the risk is low.
Posted in thread: Muddy Creek Brewing Co. Brewery Build- Start to Finish Thread on 02-24-2015 at 06:30 PM
Not having cooled tanks is going to be your biggest problem. Dropping the temp might help, but
what do you do when God decides to have a warmer summer?My best advice is to utilize the
phenolics you ar...
Posted in thread: Brewing what you've got on 02-24-2015 at 04:53 PM
I got a bag of old malt and stale hops...i'm thinking of doing a bakers yeast low gravity
prison hooch style ale.
Posted in thread: Bottling day! on 02-24-2015 at 04:51 PM
I get champagne bottles free from a few places. I don't care that the glass is green. They hold
more volumes of co2 and are far less likely to explode. If I get a bottle bomb from a champagne
Posted in thread: Whole Leaf vs. Pellet Hops: Dry Hop | xBmt Results on 02-24-2015 at 03:45 PM
I think the subjectivity greatly depends on the freshness of the hops. It's not that one is
better than the other. It's which hops have the fresher preserved compounds.
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen input on 02-24-2015 at 03:43 PM
Rice is actually fine. I've done it with good results. It will lighten the body of the beer,
you may also want to add 1/2lb of oats. They'll amplify the spicey character a bit. It will
Posted in thread: Staying Healthy while Brewing on 02-24-2015 at 03:38 PM
Drink less beer and more exceptional beer. Brew the beer you like to session away at and
purchase the bottles you intend to share with close friends and family.Homebrew tastes better
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-22-2015 at 04:21 PM
I think the ad is great. Bud is a no frills drinking beer. Lot's of people just want a light
lager with less hops. Bud isn't that great. But I think it's rather absurd that craft brewers
are going out...
Posted in thread: Failed to carbonate the Dubbel on 02-22-2015 at 02:28 AM
How much sugar did you add? Sometimes you can simply put the bottles in a warmer area to rouse
the yeast. If you shake the bottle and see gas bubbles, I wouldn't sweat it. How long has it
Posted in thread: Thin body issues on 02-22-2015 at 02:07 AM
Yeah use a bit less priming sugar if you bottle...I think 1/4 cup table sugar. I did with a
stout I made which only came out to be 3.0 ABV...but it was full bodied and not all too