Last Activity:08-26-2011 10:05 AM
Posted in thread: Howdy from homebrew hell on 06-24-2011 at 05:51 AM
Wait three weeks before you pop one. You can sneak some but they will seem over carbonated at
first and flat after a few minutes. The carbonation really needs to settle into the beer. Also,
make sure ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 06-16-2011 at 10:24 PM
IMO whole leaf hops work the best for dry hopping and I just dump them all in. A lot less clean
up than pellets, even while using a grain bag. As to your beers being cloudy, it could be a
variety of t...
Posted in thread: Irish Moss...? on 06-08-2011 at 09:15 PM
I use gelatin and a good cold crash, but then again as someone said, it's all about your
preference. The only reason I use gelatins you don't have to remember to add it to the boil,
which means it is ...
Posted in thread: Howdy from homebrew hell on 06-08-2011 at 08:34 PM
So the wort has been fermenting 4 days now and i am seeing no more CO2 in the airlock how much
longer should i allow it to ferment? I was under the impression that i should let fermentation
run two we...
Posted in thread: Howdy from homebrew hell on 06-08-2011 at 08:31 PM
The bucket will do fine. Whether you use buckets or carboys is all personal preference. I like
carboys, having said that. It's good to see you're active in the brewing, there is nothing
worse than run...
Posted in thread: It's official, I'm having heart surgery on Feb 18th...wow, it's real now. on 06-08-2011 at 08:18 PM
Good to hear! I will crack a beer tonight in honor of you. Keep fighting the good fight! Prost!
Posted in thread: It's official, I'm having heart surgery on Feb 18th...wow, it's real now. on 06-08-2011 at 03:01 PM
Really glad to hear that your doing better Revvy, how did the move go? Also, no harm in being a
little nuts 'Cat', my wife tells me everyday! :drunk:
Posted in thread: Hi, I'm Michael and I'm a homebrewer, oh crud on 06-07-2011 at 11:33 PM
Welcome back to the wonderful world. I'll drink one tonight for you. Also, you couldn't have
picked a better forum to join!! Prost!
Posted in thread: Lemon... Lots of Lemon!! on 09-08-2010 at 09:40 PM
Citrus is one of those notes that can go south really fast (as in too much). I have used way
too much lemon in one of my batches, and it took a good couple of months to mellow out, and
even then, it w...
Posted in thread: Sorachi Ace / cat piss on 09-07-2010 at 05:41 PM
I would have to agree that it is entirely perception, or at least the majority of it is. I
happen to love Simcoe. I use it in a lot of my beers (Amarillo, Nugget and Simcoe are always in
my supply). I...