Last Activity:05-20-2013 9:50 AM
Posted in thread: Aging Stout on 05-03-2013 at 10:04 PM
Greetings everyone,I am looking to bottle condition a 8%+ stout for six to seven months while I
do my tour in the middle east. My question should I just bottle in a typical grolsch bottle or
should I ...
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 02-13-2013 at 12:55 AM
For the grain aftertaste I suggest using a Secondary. Not only did I notice a way clearer beer,
the taste cleaned up as well. My primaries would have excessive trub which even being very
Posted in thread: Harsh bitter taste from bottled ale?? on 02-09-2013 at 12:47 PM
I second the Chloramines in the tap water. I also have noticed harsh taste since using tap
water w/ AG. The local brew club hooked me up with a water profile and told me to use RO and
adjust w/ salts....
Posted in thread: Apple Cider question on 01-31-2013 at 01:13 AM
Put an ad on Craigslist for empty bottles. I have helped many new brewers this way or buy a
case of decent craft beer and use the empties. Before you know it you will have cases upon
cases of empties.
Posted in thread: Back to Full boils w/extract on 01-27-2013 at 01:59 AM
By the way been doing BIAB for about 10 batches and love it. Just been getting alot of gushers
for some reason since I moved to AG. Don't know if I am sucking yeast back into the bottles or
Posted in thread: Back to Full boils w/extract on 01-27-2013 at 01:57 AM
I guess I was vague. Do you all steep grains in same 5 gallons or separate? Do you cut
bittering hops. Last time I did a full boil with extract it seemed watered down. Is there
really a huge taste dif...
Posted in thread: Back to Full boils w/extract on 01-26-2013 at 01:23 PM
Greetings everyone,Just recently got back into 5 gallon extract batches from AG to save some
time and keep pipeline going. I have done two before with pretty good results. Any suggestions
to the proce...
Posted in thread: Apple Cider with Beer? on 01-26-2013 at 01:20 PM
It is called graff. I believe it is 4 gallons of cider and 1 gallon of beer but either way
sounds delicious to me. I am getting the ingredients together soon and making a batch. There is
a recipe on h...
Posted in thread: Using RO water on 01-17-2013 at 10:55 PM
Which of the test would it be? W-9 Household Coliform Bacteria & Complete Mineral Test*That is
the one that is close to 40 dollars but they have a few more for 10 dollars cheaper.
Posted in thread: Beer Foaming out of Bottle on 01-15-2013 at 12:49 AM
Let them sit for longer. I had numerous batches do this once I switched to all grain. Usually
six to eight weeks and you should be in the clear. If they are still doing after six then you