Last Activity:04-04-2011 4:22 AM
Posted in thread: Brew might be spoiled :( on 04-03-2011 at 10:09 PM
I don't think there is anything wrong with your beer at all. The bubbles / tiny white patches
on top are perfectly normal. Besides, the nice thing about beer is that even if it does get an
Posted in thread: Brew might be spoiled :( on 04-03-2011 at 10:00 PM
Alright, well the weird thing is that last week, there was no carbonation in the secondary. I
drank a pint just to taste it, and it was flat. Now, there is a ****ing head on my beer.
Posted in thread: Brew might be spoiled :( on 04-03-2011 at 09:39 PM
I have brewed 4 beers so far. The first 2 were great. However, for the 3rd and fourth, I let
them age in secondary for too long.The 3rd was a wheat ale, with low OG and also hopped very
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-01-2011 at 07:27 PM
Listen man - I hear you and I don't mean to come across the way I did. The whole thread started
up about the legality and spawned off from there, so if you aren't concerned with that than we
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-01-2011 at 07:09 PM
[QUOTE=Optimus_Pwn;2604814] Do you believe that there is more harm in drinking a shot of
applejack compared to drinking a glass of apple cider? If the alcohol levels are equivalent,
the only differenc...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-01-2011 at 06:55 PM
First and foremost, the question was, is it legal. The real answer was.... no it is not.My only
other goal in the matter was to make sure people knew there was a risk is freeze distillation,
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-01-2011 at 05:43 PM
so I found what I had read from annie proulx book regarding the statutes for federal law and
freeze distillation. This would of course supercede State law. Again - I concur that the chance
of Johnny l...
Posted in thread: To Mash or not to Mash, That is the Question on 11-07-2010 at 02:42 AM
You do remove the grains before you boil? It's not clear.Oh, I'm sorry. Yes, I remove the
grains before I boil, or else you get tannins or something. I actually brewed my dry irish
stout today. I adde...
Posted in thread: To Mash or not to Mash, That is the Question on 11-06-2010 at 08:42 PM
Thanks guys. I'm brewing it right now. I just added all the grains together, and I'm glad that
it'll work out. Anyways, what is the advantage of grain brewing as opposed to extract? Is it
just a more ...
Posted in thread: To Mash or not to Mash, That is the Question on 11-06-2010 at 05:12 PM
There is mashing and there is steeping. The difference between the two is enzymes. If you
aren't using a base malt to provide enzymes, then you are steeping. If you have enough base
malt to convert th...