Last Activity:07-02-2009 8:31 PM
Posted in thread: Pale Ale & Fruit on 05-16-2009 at 08:07 AM
The pineapple sounds interesting and I may try that later. I love pineapples, but not sure if I
would love them in my beer. Was thinking of something safe like blackberries, blueberries, or
Posted in thread: Good Commercial Mead on 05-14-2009 at 11:22 PM
Just had my first mead, from Drake Brother's Meadery in Columbus, Ohio. The stuff was
fantastic.They are a very small meadery, only available in about 10ish stores in columbus, but
are growing quickly...
Posted in thread: Hops to stock up on.. on 05-13-2009 at 05:06 PM
I think it depends on your personal preference, but if you plan on brewing IPA's magnums are
great for bittering, and cascades are one of my personal favorites for just about anything.I
would say pick...
Posted in thread: No fizzies in my bottle....... on 04-22-2009 at 08:47 PM
Two days is not nearly enough, give it some more time.I'd check it in a week or two, three
preferably.Also, what temperature are you storing them at?
Posted in thread: Hop pellets are dust. on 04-15-2009 at 11:34 PM
Pellet hops are crushed to dust and then compressed into pellets.. It's their natural form.I
know you might be tempted to snort a line of that hoppy dust... but don't. Trust me. ;)Yeah, I
think i acci...
Posted in thread: Hop pellets are dust. on 04-15-2009 at 11:06 PM
Thank god, that was the answer I was hoping for.and the zombie apocalypse is coming? why didn't
anybody warn me sooner. I might have to brew a second batch today to hold me over for a while.
Posted in thread: Hop pellets are dust. on 04-15-2009 at 10:51 PM
Alrighty, while I'm awaiting my water to boil, I was getting my first dose of hops ready for my
ipa. Opened up my package of nugget pellets, only to find they are nearly completely crushed
into a powd...
Posted in thread: alcohol booster- corn sugar? how much? on 04-14-2009 at 06:04 PM
I don't just drink beer for the flavor being young i like getting drunk the high alc. % the
faster i get drunk. I enjoy good beers and brewing them if i can make a good beer with higher
alc. % then wh...
Posted in thread: Pitching onto yeast cake= wild fermentation within minutes! on 04-14-2009 at 05:52 PM
Forgive the noobish que here?But how do you store the yeast between batches? More specifically,
do you rack a fresh beer right into a dirty bucket? What if you are not going to brew for a
week or two ...
Posted in thread: Adding lactose at bottling. on 04-13-2009 at 08:43 PM
Well, bottling my second brew tomorrow, a vanilla cream ale I found on these forums. I'm adding
both lactose and pure vanilla extract to the bottling bucket. I was wondering if i should just