Last Activity:04-12-2014 7:57 PM
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp (Newbe) on 04-13-2014 at 12:57 AM
Wouldn't shaking it up cause an oxidation rise and give an off flavoring?Early in the
fermentation, I wouldn't worry about introducing more oxygen. Especially with higher gravity
beers, I will sometim...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp (Newbe) on 04-08-2014 at 02:10 AM
RDWHHB...in any event, you've got beer which is a nice thing.Taking a gravity reading wont
disrupt anything, just make sure you sanitize anything that will come in contact with the brew.
Posted in thread: Brew a small beer or step up starters? on 04-08-2014 at 02:01 AM
Agreed, starting with an appropriate pitch rate is very important. Chris White and Jamil Z's
book, 'Yeast,' has a nice table documenting yeast growth in different sized starters going all
the way up t...
Posted in thread: WLP380 and WB-06 problem on 04-08-2014 at 01:44 AM
Yeah, I wouldn't worry about mixing the two yeasts. I often use multiple strains to create a
more complex flavor (if the beer benefits from that sort of thing). For future brews, I would
Posted in thread: Burner Problem - Stopping my brew day on 04-08-2014 at 01:38 AM
Ended up swapping the hose from a Bayou I have and had one blowback, but otherwise, a wicked
smooth brew day on a wicked nice sunny day here (first day this year I could sit in the yard in
a T-shirt w...
Posted in thread: Burner Problem - Stopping my brew day on 04-06-2014 at 05:49 PM
This is not the first I've read about that happening and I would be scared. With a name like
Blichmann attached to it, I would expect better. Not sure if these threads help but here you
go: Looked th...
Posted in thread: Burner Problem - Stopping my brew day on 04-06-2014 at 04:34 PM
Upgraded to a Blichmann burner when I upgraded to a system to do 10G batches. Only used once so
far...Today would've been the second brew with the burner but while I was heating up the strike
Posted in thread: Organic Whole Hops?? on 01-21-2014 at 08:52 PM
Does anyone know any sources for organic, whole hops?I've gotten them from Seven Bridges
(breworganic.com) in the past but they seem to have lost their supply for a lot of them and
aren't sure what th...
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe: Weird? on 03-21-2013 at 12:09 AM
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe: Weird? on 03-21-2013 at 12:05 AM
I don't have much experience with Nelson Sauvin (used it in a Saison once) but I brewed a Pale
Ale today, trying to clean out my inventory, with Columbus for bittering, Ivanhoe and Simcoe