Last Activity:05-20-2011 3:43 AM
Posted in thread: I'm making the leap! on 05-20-2011 at 03:22 AM
so i'm looking at: there an advantage to going with the box cooler or the tall round cooler?
it looks like the strainer in the rubbermaid cylindrical cooler has a lot less ability to
absorb the wort...
Posted in thread: I'm making the leap! on 05-20-2011 at 01:46 AM
OK I'm making the leap to all grain.who knows how to make a cheep mashton that I can make about
5-7 gallons of beer in? .. i know there has to be some thread about this some where...In
Posted in thread: What Wild Yeast and or Bacteria do i have? on 05-12-2011 at 03:24 AM
Yeah my plates have mold free colonies, but my starters have some mold growing in them. I tried
to get it out with a spoon. Thinking ill try to make some new cultures tomorrow and see what I
get as th...
Posted in thread: What Wild Yeast and or Bacteria do i have? on 05-09-2011 at 02:47 AM
Ok great thanks for the help! I got 15 agar plates (have some biochem experience) i have a few
cultures that seem promising, ut my favorite grew some mold. im pretty worried about how to
deal with mol...
Posted in thread: What Wild Yeast and or Bacteria do i have? on 05-08-2011 at 02:09 AM
I'm going to try to brew a Lambic next week. I captured some wild yeast a while ago and was
going to try to use it. But how can i figure out what yeast strain I have and if it will be
good for beer? I...
Posted in thread: fermentation started 2 weeks later on 05-06-2011 at 03:05 AM
so the hydromiter has been about 1.010 (OG was 1.066) the foam on the top has seemed to go down
a little, maybe starting to solidify. still no smell of anything bad, I did add .5 lbs of
Posted in thread: fermentation started 2 weeks later on 05-04-2011 at 03:10 AM
So I brewed a stout two weeks ago, all has been going well until today. The yeast had pretty
much completely flocculated and then today I noticed some foam forming on the top again,
Posted in thread: porter secondary? on 05-01-2011 at 12:35 PM
Ok ill leave it. just didn't want all the hops in there to make funny flavors but they're
probably fine since they were boiled.
Posted in thread: new/rare beer styles on 05-01-2011 at 12:33 PM
Thanks there are great ideas.
Posted in thread: new/rare beer styles on 04-30-2011 at 07:48 PM
So I'm looking for a place that I can find info/recipes on rare types of beer, beer styles or
interesting twists on classic styles. I want to make some stuff people have probably not had
before. Like ...