Last Activity:03-24-2007 11:14 PM
Posted in thread: Stout head? on 03-25-2007 at 05:13 AM
No, but Guinness is a stout in it's own class. There is not other stout like it, so don't use
it as your bench mark. There are lots of other great stouts on the market that are made without
Posted in thread: The problem with all grain on 03-25-2007 at 05:04 AM
So I cracked my first all grain tonight, and I'm having some reservations. The real problem
with all grain, is that I can't imagine that the beer on tap at my local is ever going to cut
it again, and ...
Posted in thread: No Carb in my beautiful Belgian Strong PA on 06-05-2006 at 02:37 PM
Did you use a strong ale yeast? An ordinary yeast may have just died out. Give them another two
weeks in a warm spot.The yeast I used was Wyeasst 1214, which should have handled high alcohol
Posted in thread: No Carb in my beautiful Belgian Strong PA on 06-05-2006 at 02:33 PM
Tried keeping the bottles somewhere warm? If you're keeping them in a cool cellar, for example,
they may take a while to carbonate. The yeast shouldn't be a problem with only two weeks in the
Posted in thread: No Carb in my beautiful Belgian Strong PA on 06-04-2006 at 07:40 PM
Iím in the process of brewing a Belgian Strong Pale Ale, and it has been in the bottles for 2
weeks. It was in the primary for about 8 days, and the fermentation had pretty much stopped Ė
one bubble p...
Posted in thread: Siphoning with the Carboy Cap on 05-10-2006 at 02:43 PM
Here is my total siphong set-up. Two canes, a 5 gallon carboy cap, a 6.5 gallon carboy cap, and
a piece of hose.A quick question - what do you recomend a 5 gallon carboy cap and a 6.5 gallon
Posted in thread: Extract Bavarian Weizen Q's on 05-10-2006 at 02:03 PM
Iím contemplating doing a Bavarian Weizen, and have a few questions since I am tinkering with a
recipe a bit so that I donít have all kinds of leftovers Ė the ingredients are obviously not
Posted in thread: Yeast stalled? on 05-04-2006 at 05:57 PM
a few questions: did you aerate REALLY well? Did you use a starter? if it tastes good, and is
not too sweet tasting, id leave it for a few weeks then bottle...No starter. Not quite sure how
to do that...
Posted in thread: Yeast stalled? on 05-03-2006 at 03:49 PM
Iíve only brewed two batches of beer, and this is the first time that I have transferred to a
secondary. It was in the primary for about 8 days, and the fermentation had pretty much stopped
Ė one bubb...
Posted in thread: The Down Side of Homebrewing on 05-01-2006 at 06:07 PM
This is why I think it's a good idea to go on a brewing spree, Can't disagree with that idea.
I'm working on it... ;)