Last Activity:12-15-2012 10:49 AM
Posted in thread: Sour Question on 12-15-2012 at 08:17 PM
Sometimes it falls sometimes it doesn't. Just rack from underneath it then carb it up and try
Posted in thread: possible bad yeast on 12-15-2012 at 04:28 PM
well the gravity was 1050 yesterday. I just got a new lid for my fermentor I knew it didnt leak
and when i opened it up to take a peek there was no krausen and it smelled like toasty malt
Posted in thread: better brew? on 12-15-2012 at 06:23 AM
I have made hop tea before and i wouldn't boil any longer than 10 minutes because you wont get
any bittering from hop tea so you are just trying to get aroma and flavor out of the hops. If i
make a "c...
Posted in thread: Got my first Stout brewed! Advice? on 12-15-2012 at 06:17 AM
my advice would be:Consume most of the vodkasee what happens(you might come up with something
really cool to do with the nibs, but you prolly wont remember the next time to be able to
Posted in thread: Target volume always low with brewmaster extract kits on 12-15-2012 at 06:09 AM
I agree, give the carboy a good swirl/mix before sampling it for OG. Also make sure it's at the
correct cooled temperature if using a hydrometer. There are methods of calculating expected
Posted in thread: possible bad yeast on 12-15-2012 at 05:51 AM
So about four days ago i started a milk stout (brewers best kit). Everything went great until i
realized today that my airlock had not started bubbling! It came with some notty and i hydrated
it just ...
Posted in thread: No Carb on 12-15-2012 at 05:39 AM
In my experience carbonation can happen quite suddenly also, like over the course of a weekend
or maybe even just a day. I have bottled beers before and waited two weeks to try it out opened
one on a ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-11-2012 at 03:27 AM
graf is mostly apple juice. In a five gallon batch one gallon is wort boiled with .5 ounces of
hops and the other 4 is apple juice so not quite no hops but definatley not "hoppy":D
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-11-2012 at 03:02 AM
I had friend who exclusively drank Smirnoff Ice and that sort of thing, so I gave him my
apfelwein to try, since he liked sweeter drinks. He loved it, but didn't know what apfelwein
was. I didn't get ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-11-2012 at 02:29 AM
I recently asked a friend what kind of beer he prefered and we could brew some so he could see
the brewing process his reply was: "My favorite beer is smirnoff ice, its really good over ice.
I also li...