Last Activity:02-22-2014 7:29 PM
Posted in thread: Did I add too much sugar?? on 02-22-2014 at 02:11 AM
I made a 5 gal batch of ipa. 1 week ago today I bottled it. I bottled 44 beers. I mixed 2 cups
of corn sugar in 2 cups of boiling water and added that to my bottling bucket. Today I checked
on the bee...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast... Is it ok to keep stored in a fridge? on 02-16-2014 at 10:50 PM
Just wondering if my dry yeast packages are ok to keep in the fridge, or should I keep it
elsewhere.. Would fridge temp destroy or kill the yeast??Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 02-07-2014 at 02:17 AM
I made an all grain ipa about 2 weeks ago. O.g was 1.055.. After 7 days I dropped in an ounce
of dry hops ( as my recipe said), and it was at 1.024. I just checked the gravity now , which
is 7 days fo...
Posted in thread: How long will crushed grains last? on 08-02-2013 at 03:24 AM
I bought 5 pounds of wheat and 5 lbs of 2 row barley from my local home brew store and had him
crush them for me, and he sealed them in plastic bags.. It's been about 2 weeks, I plan on
Posted in thread: What is a partial mash? on 03-25-2013 at 11:55 PM
I'm confused. What is the difference between an extract kit and a partial mash?.. I've been
using brewers best kits for my home brewing, these r extract kits ??, or is it a partial mash
kit?.. These k...
Posted in thread: How to get rid of gunk in your pot before putting it in primary? on 03-25-2013 at 01:32 AM
I recently did a brewers best amber ale kit. It's a partial mash kit, I think is the term.
After I boiled all ingredients and cooled the pot, it was time for me to transfer the beer to
my primary pail...
Posted in thread: How much sugar do u add to prime a 5 gal batch? on 02-22-2013 at 12:38 AM
I just bought a bottling bucket and am going to prime my 5 gal batch soon. I know your supposed
to boil 2 cups of water, then add sugar, then mix it all together with the beer in the bottling
Posted in thread: Can u put a 2 gal brew in a 5 gal pail? on 12-19-2012 at 10:46 PM
I'm a newbie and want to experiment with a few things, so I want to do some 2 gal batches
rather than maybe wasting a 5 gal batch. So would there be any issues if I put a 2 gal brew in
a 5 gal pail?. ...
Posted in thread: What is the purpose of... on 11-20-2012 at 06:43 PM
I have a 5gl pail for my primary and that's it.. I've done 2 brews and going to add equipment.
What is the purpose of a secondary and a bottling bucket?. And are they both just pails, or
carboys, as w...
Posted in thread: Question about brew belt on 11-16-2012 at 09:54 PM
I have beer in my primary fermenting in my basement, which is cooler then anywhere else in my
house, with a brew belt, to keep it at a decent temp. The last time I did this particular beer
kit it 2.5 ...