Last Activity:09-16-2013 9:29 AM
Posted in thread: Why does belgium wit hate me?? on 08-13-2013 at 06:20 PM
Hey everyone Been brewing about 2 years now, 25+ batches under my belt and recently made the
blessed switch from extract to partial mash (AG still a dream, but not too far away). I have
only had 3 bat...
Posted in thread: Fiat Lux, a lil wit, a lil IPA... anyone know a clone? on 10-04-2012 at 12:01 PM
Hi everyone My friend just tried the new wit/IPA/fruit mix known as "Fiat Lux" from Brooklyn
Brewery. Normally not a Brooklyn fan (in many ways) but he said this one was unique and
Posted in thread: 2 batches both still bubbling after 12 days on 06-21-2012 at 12:30 PM
I don't actually live in Durham... it's just the biggest town nearby. Yeah guess I'll leave it.
Posted in thread: 2 batches both still bubbling after 12 days on 06-20-2012 at 02:00 PM
embarassing update: i broke my hydrometer (cut myself actually) and the LHBS doesn't get more
in for at least a week. Temps are steady between 74-76F. OG was within limits set by recipes.
Posted in thread: 2 batches both still bubbling after 12 days on 06-20-2012 at 01:15 PM
Hey everyone So I am brewing up a Weihenstephan-style hefeweissen and an IPA. both are bubling
1/2-4 seconds.... after 12 days in the carboy! I use liquid yeast (DME extract) and recently
have really ...
Posted in thread: stout after one week = gym sock aftertaste on 02-14-2012 at 04:29 PM
Update: drank at 23 days and MUCH better. Flavors have blended and softened. Still needs a few
more weeks I think but thanks for advising patience to all.
Posted in thread: stout after one week = gym sock aftertaste on 01-31-2012 at 06:33 PM
Good points. Fermentation/bottling temp is 68-71 F w/ majority spent at 69 F. Minimal splashing
during transfers.I have thought about the no-secondary advice and I may just start avoiding the
Posted in thread: stout after one week = gym sock aftertaste on 01-31-2012 at 05:14 PM
Hello everyone I am a relatively new homebrewer... 5-6 batches. I just brewed a 'classic stout'
from MWsupplies. Used late-extract w reduced bittering hops (~20% less) and primed w 3/4 cup
DME (5 gal ...