Last Activity:11-14-2013 9:13 AM
Posted in thread: Yeast Question on 08-28-2013 at 07:58 PM
I was responding to the OPs thought of just checking the gravity. And as interesting an
experiment as it sounds, unless you have a ferm chamber, I would find it hard to believe you'll
be able to contr...
Posted in thread: Yeast Question on 08-28-2013 at 07:57 PM
That's why I bought the Safale in the first place. i've used the kits before though, and its a
new package for the yeast that came with it, so I thought I might use both packs(I bought two
kits) and h...
Posted in thread: Yeast Question on 08-28-2013 at 07:01 PM
It is a Cooper's Kit. It could still be a fun experiment just to see if there is any
difference. I guess I would just measure daily gravity readings to see what the different
strains were doing?
Posted in thread: Yeast Question on 08-28-2013 at 06:33 PM
I have two strains of yeast, Safale S-05 and an unidentified under the lid strain of yeast from
a kit. I have two fermenters and I want a basic extract recipe that will show the
characteristics of the...
Posted in thread: The Birth of the Craft Brew Revolution on 01-08-2013 at 04:01 AM
Just read this book by Ben Nowak, apparently it was the 1st beer appreciation column in the
country in the mid 80's. a little dated yea, but it's still a great read. Anyone else read it?
Posted in thread: For all our homeless furbuddies.... on 10-05-2012 at 07:28 PM
I just adopted a 3 legged black cat from the shelter near my house. I think I'm going to call
Posted in thread: Back to Brewing in Philadelphia on 09-27-2012 at 11:04 PM
It's been over a year since i've brewed, but I'm back in the swing of things. I had a day off
today, so I put some hard cider to ferment and I'm making an Irish red ale. It's good to be
Posted in thread: Any Union Brothers or Sisters on 12-15-2011 at 03:59 AM
Sons of Ben, Philadelphia Union reporting.Doop Doop Doop
Posted in thread: what are you enjoying this turkey day? on 11-25-2011 at 02:13 AM
The secret is the pillow or mattress thing holding the beer.That's the couch in my mom's living
Posted in thread: what are you enjoying this turkey day? on 11-24-2011 at 10:37 PM
I'm enjoying a brand new ipa recipe I concocted. Cracked my first bottle open today, it's