Last Activity:11-14-2010 9:37 PM
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-25-2010 at 09:32 PM
I'm really curious how that will turn out! Have you ever had a basil gimlet? I'm drinking one
right now- the combination of lime and basil is great!One thing we thought about doing was
using a basil s...
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-24-2010 at 05:12 PM
We got one of those BIG grocery store boxes of basil. (the ones that are like 6x4x2 in^3) we
chopped it finely and added it at the end of the boil. It was REALLY prevalent in the nose and
taste until ...
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-06-2010 at 05:53 PM
hmmm, the FFT didn't drop at all. Now I'm wondering if it really was done, or if the yeast I
used for it wasn't viable... (dry yeast that was refrigerated.)The pale is still at 1.02 too,
Posted in thread: Could somebody help me calculate abv and ibus? on 07-03-2010 at 08:41 PM
BTW, I know this doesn't necessarily mean anything to your brew, but I did the same method -
sparge by pouring hot water over the bag o grains - and got pretty good efficiency... like in
the mid 80's....
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-03-2010 at 07:49 PM
Thanks, that sounds like a great idea!! They don't carry that yeast at my local hbm, so we may
order online, and if it still hasn't done anything when it gets here, then would you suggest
making a sta...
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-03-2010 at 07:37 PM
As for all the "activity"... Cooler liquids can hold more dissolved gasses, warmer liquids can
hold less. So when you warm up your beer, it will start releasing dissolved CO2, so when you
warmed it up...
Posted in thread: Heating Saison / Weird Issues on 07-03-2010 at 07:09 PM
Thanks guys!Been keeping up the temperature, and rousing the yeast, and unfortunately its still
right at 1.02. It's now been about 3 weeks since we brewed it. Come on yeastie you can do it! I
Posted in thread: Greetings from San Diego, CA on 07-02-2010 at 09:23 PM
**standard n00b disclaimer applies*I was there pretty recently, and they had some of them
vacuum sealed (and refrigerated), and some of them just in ziplock bags. I bought the ones that
were vacuum se...
Posted in thread: Greetings from San Diego, CA on 07-02-2010 at 12:57 AM
Hey,I'm a newbie rom San Diego aswell.I will say that I think home brew and gardens in north
park has cheaper hops than home brew mart - like a third the price.
Posted in thread: Age of Homebrewers & Years of Experience on 06-29-2010 at 10:16 PM
21, 4/5 months