Last Activity:12-29-2012 4:57 PM
Posted in thread: Lemon-Lime Hefe Weizen on 02-19-2012 at 07:07 PM
Brewing this one today. This recipe sounds like a great river or pool beer for the summer.
Can't wait to try it. The Motueka hops weren't available at the LHBS so I ordered from Northern
Brewer they s...
Posted in thread: Mint Extract Experience on 11-29-2011 at 01:31 AM
I got one in the secondary. I used a Spearmint Extract from Lorann Oils. Brewed a Chocolate
Stout then added the extract to the secondary after a week. I was also looking for that thin
mint taste. Hop...
Posted in thread: Christmas for the new guy on 07-14-2011 at 04:04 AM
I started out the same way. Didn't know which 1st beer to brew. Picked up a American Light Ale
kit. It came out good but nothing like a bud clone which I thought I was brewing. I talked to
the guys at...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 05-14-2011 at 08:00 PM
Did the Janet Brown Ale last night. If I can break free today going to brew up a Irish Red.
Posted in thread: Blow Off Tube Vs. Foam Control/Airlock on 05-13-2011 at 04:55 AM
I've never used a product like fermcap, but lots of people do (including many breweries) and
it definitely allows you to ferment with less head space and avoid losing all that yeast.Good
Luck!I have ...
Posted in thread: Blow Off Tube Vs. Foam Control/Airlock on 05-13-2011 at 04:49 AM
Just saying - if you open ferment then there is no need for airlocks, blow off tubes nor will
you have exploding beer in your closet. The CO2 released from the eating yeasties serve as my
Posted in thread: Blow Off Tube Vs. Foam Control/Airlock on 05-13-2011 at 04:13 AM
My last 2 batches I stated to use oxygen instead of shaking. Seems to me I get a lot more foam/
krausen coming out of the airlock. The last one was so bad I finally added a blow off tube to
Posted in thread: Using PBW to clean bottles on 05-11-2011 at 03:20 AM
I use PBW on my cleaning and it works great. Just soak the bottles for 20-30 minutes in warm
water and the labels just fall off. I hit them with a bottle brush and rinse. I then soak them
in Star San ...
Posted in thread: Hello Form Southern California on 05-11-2011 at 12:25 AM
Hello out there I'm form Yucaipa California (SoCal). Just started brewing in January when my
Dad who makes his own wine bought me the start up equipment to start brewing beer for
Christmas. Saturday I...