Last Activity:06-18-2007 4:50 PM
Posted in thread: Bad Batch/ Gravity Readings on 06-17-2007 at 04:09 PM
Thanks for the siphoning ideas, a turkey baster is a great idea. The air leak theory could be a
possibility but my bottle conditioned beer tastes very sweet, almost like unfermented wart. I
used 3/4 c...
Posted in thread: Bad Batch/ Gravity Readings on 06-16-2007 at 06:49 PM
I have brewed about ten batches of beer lifetime and got my first bad batch on my last attempt.
In the past I have never taken gravity readings and with this batch it was the first time I
have been hu...
Posted in thread: Short Fermentation? on 11-27-2005 at 09:19 PM
I find myself walking down stairs every couple of hours to look at my carboy during
fermentation. My last American Wheat brew bubbled solidly for 9 days. Hope yours turns out
Posted in thread: secondary fermention or not? on 11-27-2005 at 09:11 PM
I've always used a secondary carboy to condition and reduce sediment in the bottles. It only
cost $20 from my local brew store, definitely worth it.
Posted in thread: Long Fermentation on 11-16-2005 at 03:04 AM
Good to hearHB Bill. My Hefe Weizen has been in the primary 10 days tomorrow, but I'm going to
rack to the secondary and add raspberries (not necessarily in that order). This'll be my first
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer on 11-08-2005 at 03:00 AM
I brewed on Sunday, today (Monday) I have great fermentation.... Sounds like secondary is the
way to go. Thanks to eveyone for the help.
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer on 11-05-2005 at 10:16 PM
Thank you very much for the advise on using a 6 1/2 gallon Carboy secondary. I had actually
planned on adding it to the 5 gallon secondary I typically use. Everyone have different ideas
for when to pu...
Posted in thread: Starters on 11-04-2005 at 10:14 PM
Looks like I'll use a starter going forward, thanks for the info. I'm brewing on sunday, an
empty primary and secondary is a crying shame.
Posted in thread: Starters on 11-04-2005 at 04:37 AM
Starters: do you consider it a requirement, a good idea or don't use one. I always use White
Lab's liquid yeast?Just curious.
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer on 10-31-2005 at 02:52 AM
This is my first time posting, second batch brewing. Hello to everyone.The girlfriend insists I
brew a raspberry wheat for my second batch of beer. I am going to buy a fruit puree to prevent