Last Activity:04-29-2008 10:32 PM
Posted in thread: Flip top problems on 04-11-2008 at 05:04 PM
I've had the same problem with liter bottles. The first time i used them carbonation was great.
The second time i used them i made a batch and bottled half in the liter bottles and 1/2 in 12
Posted in thread: Maximum time in a secondary fermenter? on 04-05-2008 at 03:49 AM
My last APA i left in secondary for 5 weeks (not planned just happened). Tastes great. I just
bottled a IPA which sat in primary for 4 weeks (again longer than planned). While i was
bottling it looked...
Posted in thread: Explain your handle / De construct your avatar on 04-05-2008 at 03:38 AM
I live in VA and am a blues fan. So in the spirit of several old timin' bluesmen i used my
state to start my name and Brew because well, that is why i am on the site. I plan to up my
membership once i...
Posted in thread: Second beer just not as good?!? on 04-05-2008 at 02:38 AM
Tonight, I drank a bottle of my homebrew APA (excellent) and then the next beer i drank was a
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Now, i'm not saying MY APA is better than Sierra Nevada (it is:rockin:
) but the S...
Posted in thread: Simcoe Replacement on 04-05-2008 at 01:37 AM
Like Yooper brew said and according to Brew mag. there is no replacement for simcoe. I would go
with amarillo as a sub. There is differently a differencd but i am drinking pale ales with both
Posted in thread: 3 hefe's in one day! on 04-03-2008 at 02:53 AM
where do you order your yeast from? Last hefe i made with WL300 was not up to snuff. Given the
flavor and bitterness of hefe, do you really think that the hop variations are needed, my
novice opinion ...
Posted in thread: spruce ale? on 03-30-2008 at 03:42 AM
I am looking for a good spruce ale recipe (extract or partial mash) to brew? Also, what is the
taste different in using pine needles instead of spruce?
Posted in thread: Strange bottling experience. on 03-30-2008 at 12:54 AM
the bottle with the crack in it was an amber bottle bought from a LHBS and the bottle that
broke at the neck was reused from a local brewery. Yea, i didn't think about a hairline
fracture which sounds...
Posted in thread: Strange bottling experience. on 03-29-2008 at 12:05 AM
I made a very good pale ale (best i have done yet) and bottled in liter bottles, 12 oz bottles
and grolsch bottles. All of the liter bottles i have opened have had no carbonation but still
had the sam...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 03-28-2008 at 11:52 PM
I attempted to make a cherry hefe about a month ago and there were floaties at the top of my
bottles. I assumed they were from the cherry extract i used but i guess i will never be sure.
It case you w...