Last Activity:12-20-2010 9:36 PM
Posted in thread: High Heat + mold + stupidity on 08-04-2010 at 09:21 PM
So now one of my esteemed buddies, who has been homebrewing since before I was born, tells me
that I need to dump the beer. His words: "It won't kill you, but you'll be on the toilet for
days if you d...
Posted in thread: High Heat + mold + stupidity on 08-01-2010 at 12:47 AM
Thanks guys. It's funny you mention the Better Bottle. I usually use one as a secondary, but I
was extra lazy this time and didn't want to scrub it out. So I just used the bucket and
hammered on the l...
Posted in thread: High Heat + mold + stupidity on 07-31-2010 at 09:18 PM
started a batch of partial grain/extract porter a few weeks ago. Transfered it to the
secondary, and then forgot about it. The past two weeks we have had an awesome heat wave, and
Posted in thread: Can I cork without a corker? on 07-21-2010 at 04:02 PM
lol. The corks break, not the bottle. Don't hit it so hard.
Posted in thread: Can I cork without a corker? on 07-20-2010 at 07:49 PM
I tap regular corks in using a rubber mallet. Seems to work. Sometimes they break, but no big
Posted in thread: Honey Beesplosion! on 10-10-2009 at 10:53 PM
I know I need to get a hydrometer. I was pretty much guessing that since I hadn't seen any
action in the airlock for a week it had to be done. But third batch and second explosion (first
Posted in thread: Honey Beesplosion! on 10-10-2009 at 07:58 PM
Bottled 50 bottles of honey wheat beer last weekend. To five gallons of beer (it had been in
the primary 3 weeks and fermentation had stopped) I added 1 1/4 cups honey to prime. I think it
might have ...
Posted in thread: Sugar cubes as priming agent? on 09-15-2009 at 08:08 PM
Thanks! This makes me feel better about experimenting a little.
Posted in thread: Sugar cubes as priming agent? on 09-15-2009 at 07:26 PM
Couldn't find this posted anywhere else, and I was wondering: has anybody tried using sugar
cubes to prime their bottles? I know you can get little priming drops from some brewer
supplies, and people ...
Posted in thread: How many brewers on HBT are female? on 09-15-2009 at 01:33 AM
There are a lot of female brewers out there. But, I have found that the only way to get help
without being made fun of in my local brewing supply store is to tell them that I am shopping
for my Dad. T...