Last Activity:07-10-2008 2:34 PM
Posted in thread: Off flavor/smell that will NOT GO AWAY. HELP! on 07-14-2008 at 02:33 PM
What is your process of transferring from primary to bottling bucket? I think that is where
your problem is (just answered the same question elsewhere).Is your bucket high enough so the
siphon tube re...
Posted in thread: Plastic Taste on 07-14-2008 at 02:28 PM
I think you let it aerate too much in the transition to the strawberry fermenter. You want to
limit the amount of oxygen exposure once it's fermented.I could be wrong, though.
Posted in thread: 4 Gallon Cactrus bottles from Walmart on 07-10-2008 at 02:33 PM
I dunno, though. Might be fine for water and general use, but I would seriously worry about the
plastic leaching with fermentation....
Posted in thread: Drinking while Brewing on 07-10-2008 at 02:28 PM
I drink anything and everything I can. It gets really hot in my kitchen when I brew, and the
beer is nice to cool off.Plus, you always need bottles.
Posted in thread: recipe suggestion for BMC drinkers on 07-10-2008 at 02:19 PM
A simple Blonde Ale will do well. It's generally easy on the hops, smooth on the flavor, and
it's quick and easy to brew, even with extract.
Posted in thread: Size for an AG boil kettle? on 03-31-2008 at 04:05 AM
Heya folks, I just made the jump and constructed a 10-gallon mash tun to get ready to start
making all-grain brews.However, I looked up, and realized I only had a 5-gallon boil kettle! It
worked all r...
Posted in thread: Beer for people who don't like beer? on 02-20-2008 at 08:31 PM
I like the suggestion for the cherry wheat, that could be a fun one. And that sweet hefe was
already on the list of things to do, I want to make one of those for myself! :)I'm not bothered
by his comm...
Posted in thread: Whats the reason for leaving it in the bottles for 1 week or 2 weeks? on 02-20-2008 at 08:16 PM
Make sure that it's in a warmer spot, too -- low 70's is key.I forgot that I put a bottle in
the fridge after a week (meant to try it, ended up going home for the week instead) and came
back to it bei...
Posted in thread: Beer for people who don't like beer? on 02-20-2008 at 08:03 PM
"I hate how bitter all beer is. My favorite beer is Coors Light because it's probably the least
bitter beer out there. Otherwise I'll just have an amaretto sour or some other mixed drink that
Posted in thread: Boil the caps? Or sanitize? on 02-20-2008 at 12:10 AM
Hey! I've been boiling my caps lately, but I was wondering if you could just dump them in
sanitizer and have clean caps ready to go. I use One-Step, if that would make a
difference.Also, are there any...