Last Activity:03-24-2014 11:40 AM
7 Likes on 7 Posts
Posted in thread: Urgent Question on my first batch on 01-30-2014 at 02:19 AM
I say you may get a slightly higher ABV but I don't see that there would be any real harm. This
will be interesting to see how it turns out.
Posted in thread: Fermenting in a Bucket on 01-30-2014 at 02:15 AM
I always add my sample back in. Why waste good beer with every sample. As long as you sanitize
properly you'll be fine.
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 01-29-2014 at 05:35 PM
I don't have temp control yet. How will this ferment being at room temp. I'm in San Diego
Posted in thread: Coloring on 12-30-2013 at 08:01 PM
Try adding 1/2 a lb or less DME/LME per gal of water boiled. When you boil all of your DME/LME
at the beginning it burns or darkens by the end of the boil. It's the same process bread goes
Posted in thread: Wine degasser on 11-05-2013 at 04:43 AM
Does anyone use a wine degasser to aerate their wort. I was reading a link for Skeeter Pee and
he used it to aerate that. Wondering if people use it for beer.
Posted in thread: First ever Christmas beer - please critique on 10-19-2013 at 03:59 PM
What about the Xmas type spices. Cloves, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, juniper berries,
etc. you may want to think about adding some of those at the 5-2 min mark before flame out.
These are typi...
Posted in thread: Smoked Bacon Porters why can't there be a beef Jerky porter on 10-16-2013 at 09:34 PM
There are a few good reasons for vodka/bourbon. They both sanitize pretty well and don't impart
flavors to the actual brew so it acts like an infusion when you add it to the brew. There will
be a slig...
Posted in thread: IPA flavor degradation on 10-15-2013 at 07:14 AM
Not really, when you think of it. Clean your gear with OxyClean and rinse well. If there are no
big scratches in any of the plastic then you are in pretty good shape. Sanitize everything
really well w...
Posted in thread: IPA flavor degradation on 10-15-2013 at 06:28 AM
Regardless using Idophore takes too long. StarSan may not be cheap but the instant sanitizing
and no rinse makes it the best and easiest to use.
Posted in thread: IPA flavor degradation on 10-15-2013 at 03:32 AM
Idophor takes so long to sanitize. 20-30 min. Way too long IMO. Free or not, toss it and grab
some StarSan. And stay away from the dishwasher lol