Last Activity:06-09-2011 7:13 AM
Posted in thread: Support your local homebrew shop? on 06-07-2011 at 12:16 AM
I wish I had a LHBS. But, it is illegal to homebrew in my state, therefore, no LHBS. My LHBS is
Brewmaster's Warehouse. Their brewbuilder is awesome, shipping is fast, and the ingredients are
Posted in thread: Help! Will my beer be ruined? on 05-27-2011 at 08:08 PM
I am not really a beginner, but, this the first time I have had this happen so I thought this
was the appropriate forum. Today I bottled a batch. Because I have to drive my family on a 6
hour trip rig...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 06:04 PM
I live to clean carboys, well, maybe not, but, I will use your product.
Posted in thread: Enough Bubbles or Fermentation Died? on 05-18-2011 at 01:49 AM
Is there a thread somewhere which talks about what causes an air lock to bubble or not to
bubble besides fermentation?I know an airlock may bubble after fermentation ends when a beer is
out gassing. I...
Posted in thread: Hello from San Antonio Texas on 05-12-2011 at 04:58 AM
Well I am now relieved. Never thought I'd do a happy dance for air bubbles...err I mean grunt
and howl. LOL me and my buddy satred at the airlock yesterday and it was bubbling every 3 to 4
seconds so ...
Posted in thread: Hello from San Antonio Texas on 05-11-2011 at 01:13 PM
Keep in mind it can take a couple days before the bubbles really begin to show, I'm not sure
how long it's been since you brewed, but just trying to help out.Cyclone is right. It could a
take a few da...
Posted in thread: Hello from San Antonio Texas on 05-11-2011 at 03:02 AM
I attached a picture of one of my brews that shows krausen. The one in the picture is pretty
thick (northwest ale yeast seems to do that). When my air lock breaks it's seal I just push the
Posted in thread: Hello from San Antonio Texas on 05-10-2011 at 06:25 PM
No bubbling? Did you remember to add the yeast? Is there a krausen (looks kind of like head of
foam on top of the wort)? If no krausen, then I think you have a problem. If there is a
krausen, you may ...
Posted in thread: brewing confession on 05-10-2011 at 03:29 AM
I am a electrical engineering professor and I break all the brewing rules.
Posted in thread: brewing confession on 05-10-2011 at 02:39 AM
One more confession, I am in the deep south with a wife who wears a sweater when the temp drops
below 78F. I have no temp control. My beer regularly ferments at 78F. I must have killed all my