Last Activity:12-11-2013 2:08 AM
Posted in thread: Fermentation Confusion on 11-27-2013 at 09:46 PM
I am a little confused about fermentation temps.I've been listening to brewstrong and the BN in
general (as its great). I've been listening to the advice of fermenting at 50-60f for a clean
Posted in thread: Anyone use liquid yeast without making a starter? on 11-15-2013 at 07:59 PM
I've done it and made good beer. But I've definitely had better results when using a starter.
Posted in thread: Cooling after boil on 11-09-2013 at 03:12 PM
I'm still fairly new to this and I'm on my 10th or so batch. As a result, i don't have all the
equipment yet and one this has got me puzzled.I used to have access to lots of ice, so after
the boil, wh...
Posted in thread: Bitter taste on 11-08-2013 at 09:45 PM
Try brewing a low IBU beer. If you still get the "bite" then you could eliminate hop usage
angle. Have you changed anything else in your process?It's no real comparison, but I brewed a
hefeweizen in b...
Posted in thread: Harvesting yeast from commerical beers on 11-08-2013 at 07:41 PM
Hello.If I were to harvest yeast from a commercial beer, what's the minimum amount I need?Can I
do it with a single 1ltr bottle? Or do I need more?
Posted in thread: Bitter taste on 11-08-2013 at 07:39 PM
Here's one that's not really an issue but more just something that has piqued my interest. The
last couple of batches I have brewed have used Wyeast American Ale II, (smack pack, no starter)
Posted in thread: What does 53 IBU's taste like? on 06-24-2013 at 08:06 PM
I've recently upgraded my equipment from 3 gallon pot to a 6g.I've recently made a Pale Ale I
used 50g Perle hops @ 60m for bittering. And then 25g Amarillo at 15 mins and again at 0 mins
Posted in thread: Beersmith Priming Sugar on 06-15-2013 at 10:25 AM
Apologies if this has been asked before.In Beersmith I can select the type of priming sugar,
and the desired volumes. This doesn't affect my ABV.Should I be adding the amount of sugar i
use for primin...
Posted in thread: Conditioning sugar = ?abv on 12-09-2012 at 01:10 PM
If i am bottle conditioning with cane sugar, how much does that add to the ABV?Is there some
calculation i can do?
Posted in thread: First brew- how to use if on 11-21-2012 at 10:35 PM
It's been bottled for 10 weeks