Last Activity:05-28-2011 9:01 AM
Posted in thread: What type of infection on 05-14-2011 at 09:50 PM
It could be the yeast. It's just a starter, so there is nothing there but DME.
Posted in thread: What type of infection on 05-14-2011 at 08:47 PM
So, I know the motto, relax, sit back and have a home brew. However, I took the yeast from a
bottle of Franzkaner Weisen and added it to 1 L of wort to grow some yeast to pitch. Everything
went as usu...
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 03-04-2011 at 10:15 PM
IP you have a kegging setup as I recall? Just use a corny keg and give it a blast of co2 while
it chills. I do no chill brewing in my sanke kegs all the time and I dont even bother with a
co2 blast. H...
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 02-17-2011 at 07:25 PM
So this might be a very stupid question so I apologize but do the FWH hops come out once you
start your boil? Or do they stay in the entire boil? Im just thinking they would contribute to
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 02-08-2011 at 09:33 PM
If you ever lose a couple $60 batches of beer in a row your mind will change about not worrying
about bugs. The bigger issue to me though - the reason most of us are moving to no-chill is to
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 02-08-2011 at 08:08 PM
Question about no-chilling in a kettle.Now i know it's not a perfect seal and i don't feel too
safe putting hot/near boiling sugary wort into a plastic bucket (even though it's been proven
safe :) ) I...
Posted in thread: Belgians and adjuncts on 01-28-2011 at 04:15 PM
I just use table sugar and add to the boil. No candi for me.I'm not so sure about substituting
rice though. While rice gives you a nice flavorless starch, I don't think it would give you the
Posted in thread: New brewers - stop worrying about gravity readings on 01-24-2011 at 01:23 AM
I rarely use one. But they have their place. If you are all grain, it's good to know your
efficiency, but it isn't necessary. However, there are beers...like Saisons that are known for
being slow to f...
Posted in thread: Table sugar vs. Corn Sugar on 01-11-2011 at 02:56 AM
I can't taste a difference for priming. As a matter of fact, I add plain old table sugar for
the sugar portion of my Belgians and for priming with no off flavors.
Posted in thread: Peru style Chicha on 01-02-2011 at 01:48 PM
Dog Fish Head also added malt and hops, neither of which are authentic. I think you could make
a more authentic chicha at home with sprouted corn.