Last Activity:05-29-2009 5:37 PM
Posted in thread: Yooper - this thread's for you on 05-29-2009 at 05:31 PM
Knowing that you're a big Redwings fan, what will you be drinking for the finals? Or will you
be at the game drinking commercial swill? On every other occasion I usually support the Wings,
but being f...
Posted in thread: Adding Sugar during fermentation........ on 05-29-2009 at 04:50 PM
I brewed a Maple Brown Ale in which I added 8 0z of pure maple syrup, after 3 days in the
carboy.(I guess this would usually correspond with high krausen) OG was 1.052 and final was
1.012 which is 5.2...
Posted in thread: Pitching temp vs fermentation temp on 05-29-2009 at 04:31 PM
Normally, after a run thru the CFC my wort - this being Florida- is around 80 degrees. I take
the carboy inside for a while to let the A/C do it's stuff, and I'm usually pitching around 75
degrees. I ...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer question? on 05-22-2009 at 10:41 PM
I use a Fermtec Wine Thief and take the hydrometer readings in it, then hit the release on the
bottom in a cup and taste the sample. I don't have a proper sample jar for the hydro - so the
Posted in thread: Hope my wife isn't mad! on 05-10-2009 at 02:16 PM
Look at it this way:Brewing equipment - hundredsIngredients - $129.00Drinking the product of
your own labors - PRICELESS
Posted in thread: Shaken, Not Stirred on 05-10-2009 at 02:11 PM
I have nightmares about falling on the stairs with my carboy, since I use the upstairs bathtub
as a swamp cooler-I live in Florida. Then I have to bring it back down when I bottle. Going up
Posted in thread: Beer in the Bahamas on 05-05-2009 at 10:03 PM
Kalik is the mouthwash you use to get the salty taste out of your mouth from all the
watersports you'll be doing, right? Nothing gets the salt out like beer. Cheaper the better.
Then enjoy the 40,000 ...
Posted in thread: Does a witbier need to be racked to secondary? on 04-30-2009 at 12:20 AM
I have a Honey Weizen in the primary at present. It's been there for 3.5 weeks and I plan to
bottle this weekend. So I'll be able to conduct my own young vs. old taste test as time goes
on. Every beer...
Posted in thread: Bottle carbonated commercial beers on 04-29-2009 at 01:21 AM
Which American craft beers are naturally carbonated? Is it supposed to be listed on the bottle
somewhere? Is there a list on this forum that I missed? People talk about harvesting yeast from
Posted in thread: Do you like to cook? on 04-24-2009 at 10:17 PM
I love to brew, love to eat - make damn good reservations.