Last Activity:01-29-2007 2:19 AM
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale on 02-28-2007 at 12:46 AM
The longer it ages the better. I hated the fresh Wee Heavy that won the state fair two years
Posted in thread: secondary fermentation on 01-15-2007 at 02:11 AM
Since this is an ale, you need to keep fermentation temp the same. If you cool it too much and
the yeast drops out, it will have a harder time carbonating. If it was a lager, it would be a
Posted in thread: Ventmatic taps on 09-29-2006 at 01:57 AM
At least they are still on the market. So far, I've got three beers through one tap, never been
cleaned (I know...bad...but this is a test...yea..that's it, a test!:cross: ) and not one
sticky spot ye...
Posted in thread: Chokecherry recipe on 07-23-2006 at 11:10 PM
Hey gang! I am really in need of a Chokecherry wine, beer or cider recipe. Anyone have anything
Posted in thread: Equipment questions on 06-14-2006 at 02:41 AM
Sneakysnitch, why do you use hot water? I was actually messing around trying to figure out a
good siphoning method and I kinda figured out what you were talking about. Except I attached
the hose to th...
Posted in thread: two kits now down the drain on 06-13-2006 at 02:55 AM
Yup, medicinal taste is a relative easy problem to fix. Just be a little cleaner in the
brewing.Second, the yeast you are using, is it a dry yeast? If so, try liquid. Wyeast and White
Labs are both ex...
Posted in thread: Equipment questions on 06-13-2006 at 02:41 AM
The method I prefer is to attach cane to hose and keep both ends level. Fill the hose with hot
water from the tap until both are full. Put thumb over the end of the hose and put racking cane
Posted in thread: First batch in primary! on 06-13-2006 at 02:26 AM
An initial THANK YOU for all the information I've absorbed over the past 3 weeks. Now the
questions ...Is there way to make sure / test to see if you have an airtight Primary (using a 6
gal. glass car...
Posted in thread: Airspace in the secondary on 06-13-2006 at 02:19 AM
Yup, don't worry, relax, and have a home brew. The yeast should be active enough to purge the
02 out of the carboy.
Posted in thread: quick question on carboys... on 05-30-2006 at 12:20 AM
BTW, if the secondary is active at all, the co2 from the yeast will automatically purge it from
the o2. Don't get me wrong, I like the 5 for secondary, but if you can only have one or two....