Last Activity:06-26-2009 1:25 PM
Posted in thread: How do you clean/sanitize your carboys? on 06-17-2009 at 11:07 PM
I rinse right after I rack beer out of the carboy. Refill to half full with tap water, add
about a teaspoon of dishwashing soap and brush. I rinse until clear and dry upside down. On
brewday, I'll rin...
Posted in thread: Bitter Orange Peel on 06-10-2009 at 01:57 PM
I just brewed a witbier a few days ago using the peels from LHBS. It's the second batch I've
brewed, the first was excellent.
Posted in thread: New guy from Iowa on 06-09-2009 at 03:33 PM
Welcome! Sioux City here.
Posted in thread: Where to age a Barley Wine? on 06-08-2009 at 08:19 PM
It all depends on your situation; If you have the space and temperature controls to keep it in
your "secondary" to smooth out then I would do that; if you are space limited and need to brew
more you c...
Posted in thread: Where to age a Barley Wine? on 06-08-2009 at 01:01 AM
Just finished a 5 gal barley wine. Had a great OG (1.092) I've never brewed one and was just
wondering where you guys age your BW's. Do you leave it in primary? Secondary? Chill and leave
in the fridg...
Posted in thread: How do I clean the krausen crust off of the side of the glass carboy? on 05-02-2009 at 01:25 PM
I just use the carboy brush and dish soap. You need to bend the brush to match the profile of
the shoulder of the carboy.
Posted in thread: March Pump Woes..... on 04-21-2009 at 01:54 PM
Thanks a lot Catt!
Posted in thread: March Pump Woes..... on 04-21-2009 at 02:50 AM
Maybe I should use even less heat when bumping mash temps then????
Posted in thread: March Pump Woes..... on 04-20-2009 at 01:28 PM
.....vac gauge........excellent idea. I have a couple in the shop! :) I didn't suspect too fine
a crush...another excellent avenue to explore! Would too fine a crush be evident by a layer of
Posted in thread: March Pump Woes..... on 04-20-2009 at 12:06 AM
I was thinking air off the bat.... I have zip ties on the barbs now.... I'm going to change
that to hose clamps asap. I checked the screws on the pump head to make sure none were
loose...they were all...