Last Activity:04-27-2006 3:07 PM
Posted in thread: Too long in secondary? on 04-27-2006 at 08:07 PM
On February 16, I brewed a sunshine wheat recipe A week or so later, I put in in the secondary.
Then I had a ton of travel and other things come up and did not have the opportunity to bottle
it. Is it...
Posted in thread: Sanitizer injecctor in bottle tree? on 03-26-2006 at 09:39 PM
I think it's personal preference. I love my bottle tree, but prefer to soak my bottles in a
laundry sink with an iodophor solution, then let them drain on the bottle rack. I like the idea
Posted in thread: OatMeal Stout on 03-20-2006 at 01:46 PM
Curious...what does steeping a non-crystal malt like 2-row add to the brew? Starch, thus
mouthfeel? Something else?
Posted in thread: Seattle brew pubs? on 03-20-2006 at 01:37 PM
Thank you for all yor input. I did go to McMenamins south of Portland, as I took a side trip to
Oregon. Good food, interesting beers. I also stopped at Pyramid in downtown Seattle. It is no
longer a b...
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 03-09-2006 at 09:10 PM
I also had problems similar to this which I attributed to insufficient wort oxygenation. Since
I started using oxygen (1-2 minutes through a .5 micron steel stone), this has not been an
Posted in thread: At what temperature does fermentation become "dangerous"? on 03-09-2006 at 09:02 PM
Keep in mind that the temperature of the room, even near your fermenter, is likely to be 5-10
degrees cooler than the actual temperature inside the fermenter. So, a room at 75 degrees or
more is likel...
Posted in thread: siphon or direct to fermenation? on 03-09-2006 at 08:51 PM
Also, using a fine mesh bag, like a large hops or grain bag, helps eliminate some (not all) of
the solids from the fermentation bucket.
Posted in thread: Seattle brew pubs? on 03-09-2006 at 06:00 PM
I am headed to Seattle next week for the first time since I was married. I wonder whether there
are any outstanding brew pubs I should visit. If so, I appreciate the recommendations!
Posted in thread: Aging - need to be refrigerated? on 03-06-2006 at 04:26 AM
Anything between 40-50 degreees F should be fine. I wouldn't go above 50 though. Why is this? I
don't keg yet, I bottle. Most of what I've read says to bottle condition at about 70 degrees.
Is there a...
Posted in thread: Bottling: How long until carbonation? on 03-01-2006 at 10:25 PM
I brewed an American Ale and want to bottle it sooner than I normally would. It had 5 days in
the primary, and is just about at target gravity. I have about two weeks between now and the
date I want t...