Last Activity:03-02-2010 7:51 AM
Posted in thread: bottling question why use a bottling wand? on 02-15-2010 at 04:46 PM
Thanks bferullo, robbiex0r and bknifefight, you guys completely answered my question.
Posted in thread: bottling question why use a bottling wand? on 02-15-2010 at 04:39 PM
Hi, I'm pretty new to brewing and just have a general question about bottling. I have been
using an auto-siphon and bottling wand for my bottling, and was wondering why this is done in
this way. After...
Posted in thread: 1 gallon recipes on 02-15-2010 at 04:33 PM
Hi, I recently purchased 2 1-gallon carboys and was wondering if anyone had any 1 gallon
recipes, or would my best bet be to take an existing recipe and divide by 5? I am pretty new to
brewing, just d...
Posted in thread: All grain, or extract? Or does it not matter? on 02-09-2010 at 06:45 AM
Beer is what you like. If you just want "beer" with minimal effort than extract is the way to
go! My first batch was a partial and that was fine but I jumped into extract and my stout I did
Posted in thread: All grain, or extract? Or does it not matter? on 02-09-2010 at 06:11 AM
I am pretty new to brewing (my second batch is still in primary), and so far I have only used
all grain. Is there any benefit to using all grain as opposed to extract, or vice versa? A
friend of mine ...
Posted in thread: can I use a growler for bottling? on 02-09-2010 at 05:50 AM
Thanks for the advice! I don't think I will use them.
Posted in thread: can I use a growler for bottling? on 02-09-2010 at 05:36 AM
I have a few growlers laying around and I was wondering if I could use them for bottling some
of my beer after primary?
Posted in thread: Does it matter what liquid you use in the airlock? on 02-09-2010 at 04:49 AM
From some of the previous posts that I have read (and from personal experience so far), when
using a 3 piece airlock, there is never any suck-back, like there is when using an S-shaped
airlock, so sta...
Posted in thread: first brew, exploding beer, will more time help? on 02-05-2010 at 03:24 PM
Since that was my first brew, I didn't have a hydrometer to check if the beer had been
attenuated before bottling, and just followed the instructions that came with my kit. I put as
much priming sugar...
Posted in thread: first brew, exploding beer, will more time help? on 02-05-2010 at 03:10 PM
So I recently brewed and bottled my first batch. I thought I had made some mistakes during the
brewing process (temperature too high, etc), but decided to follow through with it. It's been
sitting in ...