Last Activity:11-08-2010 1:57 AM
Posted in thread: This is a good thing, right? (fermentation & airlock activity) on 08-07-2010 at 10:21 AM
I've made 7-8 batches or so over the past year. All have been very drinkable, liked some more
than others. I usually get about 36 hours of visible/audible airlock activity, then it dies
down. I know i...
Posted in thread: Beginner Question(s) re: Coopers Microbrewery Kit on 08-07-2010 at 10:02 AM
Beginner here as well; I've done 7-8 batches. My first brew was the Cooper's kit. Came out
decent, definitely drinkable. If I were to do it again I'd use two cans of the liquid malt
extract and I woul...
Posted in thread: I wanna make beer but?? on 07-31-2010 at 09:08 AM
My wife says it smells like I'm making ramen. As of this post, I'm undecided as to if this is a
good thing or not. She does drink my beer tho:mug:
Posted in thread: Help create a recipe using these ingredients! on 07-25-2010 at 09:15 AM
I have on hand:4.5 lbs Vienna Malt4.5 lbs Lager Malt4.5 lbs Caramalt2.2 lbs Muntons Light
DME2.2 lbs Muntons Extra Light DME2.2 lbs Muntons Amber DMEPlenty of Northern BrewerPlenty of
Posted in thread: chest freezer recommendation on 07-24-2010 at 10:27 AM
SWMBO has given me permission to buy a chest freezer or similiar apparatus for cooling during
fermentation; apparently I've been a good boy lately :ban: Only condition is that it doesn't
chew up too m...
Posted in thread: Chilling wort by adding water? on 07-18-2010 at 10:35 PM
Hmm, good point - I hadn't thought of what would happen if the cold water didn't cool the wort
enough. I obviously would be adding the wort to the fermenter with 2-3 gallons of cold water in
it. It wo...
Posted in thread: Chilling wort by adding water? on 07-18-2010 at 10:20 PM
We live in London, and our tap water is pretty hard. So we ordered a home water cooler, and we
absolutely love it. The water comes in 19-liter bottles, so they last a while, and the cooler
has both a ...
Posted in thread: What is 'spraymalt'? on 07-15-2010 at 02:02 PM
Revvy, you never cease to amaze - txs!!
Posted in thread: recipe critique please! on 07-15-2010 at 01:58 PM
Bumpity - someone care to take a stab at my last two questions (quoted below)? Two questions:
To steep the grains, I got the temperature of the 2 gallons of water to about 170 F (76-77 C)
Posted in thread: What is 'spraymalt'? on 07-15-2010 at 01:27 PM
I had always just assumed that spraymalt was another word for 'dry malt extract', but today I
saw an online shop that had 'spraymalt' listed separately from 'dry malt extract'. Is there a