Last Activity:10-22-2011 2:06 PM
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Posted in thread: How old are you? (Poll) on 10-03-2011 at 03:44 AM
I'm 21, almost 22 and I have only been brewing for 11 months, however I had made barley and hop
drinks which were contaminated with yeast, which then made me feel funny ;) No clue what that
Posted in thread: Never Forget, Never Forgive on 09-11-2011 at 04:06 AM
A decade ago The United States of America was the victim of a brutal attack by terrorists. In
the 10 years that have passed, the world has changed greatly. Terrorism is the single greatest
threat to o...
Posted in thread: Quick Hop storage question on 09-11-2011 at 03:30 AM
The hops will blend in the beer... nothing wrong with giving them a head start
Posted in thread: Blending already bottled beer with fresh, uncarbonated beer on 09-10-2011 at 10:30 PM
How long has your spruce beer been sitting? If it takes up to a year for it to be good I would
save at least 1/2 a case and let it sit for that long. I think blending it is not a bad idea,
however if ...
Posted in thread: How do you minimize the possibility of oxidation when dry hopping? on 09-10-2011 at 08:31 PM
When I put the hops in, I put them in gently and don't splash. That's about it.Same here. I
just don't worry too much about it.
Posted in thread: Too many hops for the recipe? on 09-10-2011 at 03:23 AM
Do they also ask for a 1/2 oz addition at another time, say at 60 min? or 10min or 5min? I have
never ordered a kit from AHS but normally most places don't give you extra hops. I would read
Posted in thread: What is this? on 09-09-2011 at 11:30 PM
still looks like a pellicle. I think it looks like brett. If you search for pictures of
infections you can probably find out what exactly it is.
Posted in thread: Overcarbonated on 09-09-2011 at 11:27 PM
You can empty the beer into a bowl or some other large container that holds many several times
the volume of the bottle, stir with a spoon, and when the carbonation is at a tolerable level
pour it int...
Posted in thread: Confusion about bottle carbing and temps on 09-09-2011 at 11:16 PM
I have never had a beer over-carbonate after warming up, from 70 to at least 95, when my air
conditioning went out this summer. However, it is my understanding for long term storage it is
best to keep...
Posted in thread: Mold on outside of fermenter on 09-08-2011 at 10:12 AM
I wouldn't worry, recently I had mold growing in my airlock, however the beer was totally fine.