Last Activity:02-25-2009 10:43 AM
Posted in thread: Steeping Question on 02-24-2009 at 10:16 PM
Due to problems with my thermometer, I thought I was steeping my specialty grains at 155
degrees. However, after it was all said and done with, I realized that I had problems with my
thermometer and i...
Posted in thread: Newb alert!!!! on 02-24-2009 at 07:07 PM
Welcome to the obsession buddy. My advice is to use How to Brew and youtube to familiarize
yourself with the whole process. WindRiver has a starter kit that is super cheap. I'd recommend
going with th...
Posted in thread: Dos Equis Clone (AHS) on 02-23-2009 at 04:56 AM
Has anyone brewed up a batch of Dos Equis from AHS? How is it? Was it close to or similar to
the real deal?
Posted in thread: AHS/MW Fat Tire Clone on 02-23-2009 at 12:54 AM
I haven't made the AHS clone, YET, but I have heard nothing but great things about it. It's
actually their 2nd highest selling recipe kit. I know I'm gonna give it a shot ASAP.
Posted in thread: Over-Aerating? on 02-18-2009 at 04:58 PM
I heard somewhere that it is possible to aerate TOO much. Is this true. I use and aquarium air
pump that is rated for 40 gallons on my 5 gallon batches. How long should I run the pump? I
have been aer...
Posted in thread: First Batch is Underway on 02-16-2009 at 06:34 PM
I actually just received my hydrometer from ups 5 minutes ago. So I was unable to get the
reading at the beginning. What should I do about that?
Posted in thread: Mini Mash Question on 02-16-2009 at 06:32 PM
I am interested in getting one of the mini mash recipe kits from AHS. Is it true that the only
thing extra that I will need is a grain bag? Will I not need a mash tun?
Posted in thread: First Batch is Underway on 02-16-2009 at 06:23 PM
I worked all day yesterday on my first batch. It's a Pale Ale that I got with a starter kit I
purchased from WindRiver. This kit is a great deal! The batch has been in the primary now for
20 hours; I'...
Posted in thread: Auto Siphon on 02-10-2009 at 07:09 PM
I am going to purchase an auto siphon from AHS. I do not currently have a racking cane? Do I
need to purchase a racking cane as well?
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermenter on 02-04-2009 at 06:48 PM
I am looking at the recipe kits from Austin Homebrew Supply. I do not have a secondary
fermenter. On their website it says under their basic beer kit: "This 1-stage fermentation
equipment kit works wi...