Last Activity:11-30-2012 2:51 AM
Posted in thread: has anyone used cinnamon sticks while making wort? on 10-24-2012 at 02:27 AM
im gonna brew a red ale and i was thinking of giving it a little spice by adding cinnamon
sticks while making the wort. has anyone tried this before? and if you have do you have any
advice or maybe a ...
Posted in thread: What is the purpose of a false bottom on kettles on 09-04-2012 at 04:27 PM
I just started brewing and definitely love it and im now looking into upgrading my equipment. i
was looking at a few brew kettles and a few i looked into had the option of a false bottom. can
Posted in thread: General brewing question? on 07-29-2012 at 07:04 AM
I brewed my first batch 2 weeks ago. next week i'll be bottling it! Raise the roof! I just
recently got out of the Navy and I was stationed in Washington so while i was up there i was
introduced to gr...
Posted in thread: What does force carbonate mean? on 07-26-2012 at 04:16 AM
ok thanks for the info. i guess i kinda figured but i was still a little confused on what it
meant. thanks for clarifying
Posted in thread: What does force carbonate mean? on 07-26-2012 at 03:49 AM
im looking into getting a 5 gal. keg that uses Co2 cartridges to carbinate the keg. So i was
reading the description and noticed that it says " cannot be used to force carbonate." Does
that mean that ...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast vs. liquid on 07-25-2012 at 07:15 PM
Im pretty new to brewing and i still have a lot to learn about the break down of many things
but some info i got from the worker at my local brew store is that dry yeast has more ppb
(parts per billio...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing lid for bucket fermenter on 07-25-2012 at 05:20 PM
i took a brew class a few weeks back and i noticed the brewer had some iodophor solution in a
spray bottle and he just sprayed the lid and let it air dry. i'm trying to figure out the water
Posted in thread: Hello From Los Angeles CA on 07-24-2012 at 08:00 PM
Posted in thread: Hello From Los Angeles CA on 07-24-2012 at 07:40 PM
Hello everyone. I've been on HBT for a bit reading a lot of peoples posts. I am a beginner in
my brewing venture. Me and my friend brewed our first batch, an American Pale Ale and its just