Last Activity:07-11-2006 11:05 PM
Posted in thread: horrible tasting while bottling on 07-15-2006 at 10:10 PM
I was bottling my pale ale last night and i tasted just a bit of it before adding the corn
sugar. it tasted awful and smelled pretty bad as well... can i expect it to get better after
conditioning in ...
Posted in thread: Is blow off tubing really worth it? on 07-03-2006 at 10:12 PM
Ok this is what I did. First I used Deer Park bottled water which I bought in 2.5 gallon jugs.
I put cracked grains in a nylon bag and added the water on top of the grains. I then left the
grains in t...
Posted in thread: Is blow off tubing really worth it? on 07-03-2006 at 09:56 PM
While boiling an American Ale kit from morebeer.com last night, I was reading (to keep me on
task) C.P.'s the Complete Joy of homebrewing. He said that using a blowoff tube can help get
Posted in thread: Brita Filter Mistake AHH!! on 05-28-2006 at 08:15 PM
I was brewing some american brown ale and i began to try to use filtered water. I realized when
i was adding cold water to my primary fermenter (i do a partial boil) that the black things
from my Brit...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tree and Sanitation on 05-01-2006 at 01:16 AM
I just recently purchased a bottling tree and most comments on here say that people will
sanitize the bottles and then place the bottles back on the bottling tree to dry. I will being
using the idophe...
Posted in thread: Water Cooler Tub?? Help! on 02-22-2006 at 06:49 AM
Sorry, I meant steep. The instructions say to boil then stop the boil and soak the grains.. my
bad. Ok, So you can pick individual ingredients even if you aren't doing all grain right? And,
dry is bet...
Posted in thread: Water Cooler Tub?? Help! on 02-22-2006 at 04:25 AM
Janx, You say to use some grains and a light extract, if I just buy kits how do I go about
doing that?? I usually buy through Austin Home Brew and they come with extract, grains you boil
then take out...
Posted in thread: Boosting Alcohol content?? on 02-21-2006 at 10:44 PM
It seems a lot of extract kits (which is what i have to use at the moment) are at 5% and I
would like to get it up to about 7%.. nothing too crazy.. maybe a little less. Since I am using
extracts I co...
Posted in thread: Boosting Alcohol content?? on 02-21-2006 at 10:33 PM
Is there a special way to up the alcohol content? It would probably make the beer taste strange
though.. right? yeah probably...
Posted in thread: The spigot! on 02-21-2006 at 09:40 PM
yeap, I add the sugar as well, hoping it mixes evenly throughout.