Last Activity:12-11-2006 3:55 AM
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning Lagers on 10-20-2006 at 02:46 AM
Is there enough yeast left after lagering to bottle condition like a normal bottle conditioned
ale? Just wondering I want to put a few in bottles and will be kegging on Sat.
Posted in thread: McEwans clone on 09-17-2006 at 06:49 AM
Tennants, Deuchers IPA & Belhaven are all fairly popular for Scottish beers. I suppose we (I)
mostly drink European beers though. Guinness is obviously popular too, there's a tap in every
Posted in thread: Help Quick! on 09-04-2006 at 01:48 AM
I have an Octoberfest that has been in primary for almost a month and has only gone from 1.065
to 1.045. I just racked a pilsner and have the yeastcake sitting downstairs, should I pitch the
Posted in thread: WL Octoberfest/Marzen Yeast Question on 08-11-2006 at 01:53 AM
Pitched from a starter yeasterday, had the starter in my lagering fridge at 52 for about a week
with decent activity. Pitched to an Octoberfest I brewed Tuesday, had cooled the wort to 58
when I pitch...
Posted in thread: is there Homebrew supply store etiquette? on 08-10-2006 at 04:53 AM
I have only been to 3 or 4 HBS but without exception all the proprietors have bent over
backwards to help me to the point of offering wines or brews they had made from kits they sell.
Not once have I ...
Posted in thread: Sabco Kettle Woes on 08-10-2006 at 04:11 AM
Yea it was kind of funny, I work at night and brew on my days off this was happening at about
1:00AM outside on my driveway. I'm sure the neighbors appreciate my latenight brewing escapades
and the cu...
Posted in thread: Sabco Kettle Woes on 08-10-2006 at 03:56 AM
Used my Sabco kettle as a mashtun for the first time last night while doing an Octoberfest,
have the false bottom kit for it and had up to this point only used it as a kettle. Did a step
mash with a t...
Posted in thread: Ocktoberfest Questions on 08-06-2006 at 10:51 PM
Does this mean you are planning on mashing, sparging, collecting the run-off in a second
vessel, dumping the spent grains from your keggle, then transfering the wort back to the keggle
and boiling? Th...
Posted in thread: Ocktoberfest Questions on 08-06-2006 at 02:52 AM
Planning on doing an AG Ocktoberfest on Tuesday and am a bit fuzzy on the whole step mash
thing. I'll be using my keggle as a mashtun for this one and will transfer the wort back to it
for the boil. M...
Posted in thread: First Lager on 08-01-2006 at 08:35 AM
Didn't use a recipe, just kind of winged it and wasn't sure about doing lagers; everything
seems to have gone well so far.