Last Activity:08-17-2013 10:11 AM
Posted in thread: Broken bottles on 08-17-2013 at 03:25 AM
I checked my FG two days straight, and it was settled at 1.008. It had been at about 1.010 for
two or three days before racking into the secondary. If it is a BBQ, I'll have to keep a close
eye on it;...
Posted in thread: Broken bottles on 08-17-2013 at 03:02 AM
I don't think this was a bottle bomb, but thought I'd ask just in case...sorry, I didn't get a
picture. When I got home tonight after a night out, I noticed the cardboard boxes I'm keeping
my bottles ...
Posted in thread: Floating hops on 08-01-2013 at 08:59 PM
Yes, it was dry hopped; this kit had the wort pre-made, so presumably the hops were already
boiled in...but it came with a small bag of hops to use in the primary. Good points about
aerating. Don't wa...
Posted in thread: Floating hops on 08-01-2013 at 06:04 PM
Hello! Another newbie question...I'm in my secondary right now, letting my beer (pale ale kit
by Baron's) clarify while I'm away for the next week. A lot of the sediment is settling, which
Posted in thread: question about my first brew on 07-29-2013 at 02:09 AM
I have limited experience--my first batch will be ready to bottle in a couple weeks--but I too
got a different amount of sugar than called for in the recipe. The guy at the store said it's
Posted in thread: Newb question: enough yeast for priming? on 07-29-2013 at 01:59 AM
Funny you mention that--I'd called my home brew store the other day to ask an unrelated
question--I had floatie things that turned out to be undissolved hops--and mentioned that I'd
been in the primar...
Posted in thread: 1st Batch Help on 07-28-2013 at 05:23 PM
Looks pretty good! I wouldn't worry about it being cloudy--same thing happened to me with my
current (and first) batch. I even have some hops that didn't dissolve and have been steadily
dropping day b...
Posted in thread: Newb question: enough yeast for priming? on 07-28-2013 at 05:17 PM
Thanks for the responses, everyone. It's as I'd thought--but I'm new enough at this I wanted to
be sure!I've seen a lot about whether or not to use a secondary on this forum...I'm undecided.
Posted in thread: Newb question: enough yeast for priming? on 07-26-2013 at 10:40 PM
Hello everyone!I've just started homebrewing, after having wanted to try it for quite a while.
My wife must have gotten tired of me saying "Hmm, I should try making my own beer," and gave me