Last Activity:11-27-2010 9:15 PM
Posted in thread: Karankawa Pale Ale on 03-23-2010 at 03:41 PM
I cracked a bottle of this last night after just over 2 weeks in the bottle. It's awesome. I'll
give it another week or two to smooth out, but SWMBO wants to drink it all right now. This
recipe is a w...
Posted in thread: That's just CO2... right? on 03-14-2010 at 05:28 PM
Rock on... thanks. Just wanted to get some more sets of eyes on it. I haven't seen bubbles like
that before, but it didn't really look like anything nasty, either. It's also a little
surprising that N...
Posted in thread: That's just CO2... right? on 03-14-2010 at 05:16 PM
This is my amber ale, 11 days old. I took a hydro sample two days ago and gave it a gentle
swirl to try to get some of the yeast colonies on top to drop out. I took another sample today,
and saw this ...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Ale Recipe - Assistance Needed on 03-09-2010 at 05:29 PM
Have you looked at BierMuncher's OktoberFAST and EdWort's Bee Cave Oktoberfest? Both ales in
the general Oktoberfest style. Both have some Munich in addition to the Vienna and Pilsner,
with Pilsner ma...
Posted in thread: Recommend me an alt? on 03-05-2010 at 03:14 PM
I brewed up Austin Homebrew's Long Trail Ale clone and, while it's still a little green (I
don't think I gave WLP029 enough time to clean itself up in primary), it's a good beer. I can't
say if it's a...
Posted in thread: Bottle CountBatching Timing Question on 03-04-2010 at 05:59 PM
I gave up on removing labels after my second or third batch. I just rinse the empties really
well (right after pouring) and then hang them on the bottle tree. On bottling day, I hit them
with some Sta...
Posted in thread: Mild-Blonde Recipe Needed on 03-04-2010 at 03:19 PM
You can't go wrong with Centennial Blonde. (The extract recipe is here.)
Posted in thread: Partial boils - latest Basic Brewing Radio podcast on 03-04-2010 at 02:27 PM
Ah, interesting! (I'm clearly behind-the-times a bit; I'll have to read through that thread.)
And doubly-interesting, I suppose, because, in the experiment, they made a serious effort to
keep trub out...
Posted in thread: Partial boils - latest Basic Brewing Radio podcast on 03-04-2010 at 01:44 PM
Hope I didn't miss a thread about this, but has anybody listened to the latest Basic Brewing
Radio podcast? The topic is the result from the BYO partial boil experiment, comparing hops