Last Activity:04-16-2011 4:54 PM
Posted in thread: My refractometer just arrived...now what? on 03-11-2011 at 04:29 AM
So I just got this and I've been reading how to use it. Now I'm just confused. Can someone
give advice or point me to a thread/website describing everything? After I post this I will
read the posts ...
Posted in thread: I wish I knew then what I know now.... A list of some lessons learned! on 03-11-2011 at 04:23 AM
Thanks for the post, I learned and lot. Even though I don't have a clue what stuck sparges are
yet :) I'm sure I'll look back one day be glad I read this first :mug:
Posted in thread: I Brewed Malt Liquor! Damn! on 03-09-2011 at 05:00 AM
I always figured the temp did it. However my second batch stayed at 70-72 the entire time and
there are no off flavors at all. The batch now has a tshirt over it in the tub and it stays
around 68-70. ...
Posted in thread: I Brewed Malt Liquor! Damn! on 03-09-2011 at 04:25 AM
As I sit her enjoying a mug of raspberry wheat I created I just can't help thinking I want to
dump my first batch. This raspberry wheat is truly great. I followed the advice from this forum
and had pa...
Posted in thread: How can I get my hop bag out? on 03-07-2011 at 05:28 AM
Why not leave it and fish it out (or let it sink) as you rack to keg/bottling bucket later
on?yea I could, I guess I just didn't want to disturb the trub before racking.
Posted in thread: How can I get my hop bag out? on 03-07-2011 at 05:06 AM
So after 4 weeks it was time to dry hop my IPA in the primary. I decided to use this short
grain bag that came with my kit. I think it was supposed to be used for hops during the boil
but I never used...
Posted in thread: Using a Refractometer on 03-07-2011 at 03:28 AM
So I got this new toy today I read about it on HBT I was under the impression I could use it
instead of an Hydrometer for gravity readings. Now that I've read a little more it seems it
only really w...
Posted in thread: Another "I think I ruined my first batch" thread. What went wrong? on 03-03-2011 at 03:48 AM
Not sure about the plastic taste is, I haven't read anything about that. As for the StarSan it
is made to be ingested without effecting the taste of the beer. Wiping it with a paper towel
Posted in thread: You carboy guys on 03-01-2011 at 01:25 AM
I use a large funnel and place a fairly hefty stainless strainer into the mouth of the
funnel...works perfectly.+1and the filter that fits the funnel is about worthless.
Posted in thread: To keg or not to keg on 02-27-2011 at 06:13 PM
Well it looks like I'm keg'n soon! But you say I can still bottle from the keg? And you only
have to wait two-three days? I'm all over that !Like everything in the hobby the time frame to
carb is deba...