Last Activity:06-23-2012 9:26 AM
Posted in thread: I want to talk about filtration on 01-30-2012 at 06:42 PM
Oh yeah. Talking with a local brewing at his home the other day he was floored that I toss hops
right in. If I had to guess I would think the 51%+ just toss hops in. He uses a hop bag and he
is all ab...
Posted in thread: I want to talk about filtration on 01-30-2012 at 06:37 PM
I have never thought of removing hop matter. My use of a secondary is for splitting batches and
when I do this I end up with a more "filtered" beer. I've been on this kick of bottling half
then doing ...
Posted in thread: Better Bottle Fermentation on 01-27-2012 at 03:10 PM
Last month I primed a six pack worth with honey powder straight to the bottle to see what would
happen. And yes it seemed that each bottle was a bit different. I would suggest using a
bottling bucket ...
Posted in thread: How Do You Cut Beer Bottles? on 01-18-2012 at 06:47 PM
I made a guitar slide out of a wine bottle top. Did it the old school way like the old blues
guys in the past that would grab bottles out of the trash, 'cause they where dirt poor. I took
a hacksaw an...
Posted in thread: Finally, I'm a brewer too! on 01-06-2012 at 01:36 AM
I second the nice boil over shot. And again with me I keep my boil overs on the stove. Wife
just loves the smell LOL.
Posted in thread: Bottling an 11.9% stout - tips? on 01-05-2012 at 12:27 AM
Nice thread. I have an oat stout (9 days in primary with airlock activity so I have not done a
hydrometer reading yet). I did not plan 100 days in secondary although I have no real plan at
all for thi...
Posted in thread: New brewing tattoo on 01-03-2012 at 07:03 PM
I am from CA. Collin cominsky gives 1.00 pints at down town joes in napa to all who sport the
hop grenade ink.Oh. Well I asked because of the "Live Free Or Die" NH motto. Is the tat a play
on words wi...
Posted in thread: New brewing tattoo on 01-02-2012 at 08:17 PM
You from NH? Nice work it is!
Posted in thread: NOOB 1st Stout, 1st attempt at beer on 01-02-2012 at 08:10 PM
I did my first stout a week ago. Wish I had a blow off tube. Had to swap out the airlock four
times in the middle of the night. Luckily I had an extra one so I could swap with a clean
airlock with no ...
Posted in thread: First post-First project, Immersion Chiller on 01-01-2012 at 06:00 AM
You have a washer, dryer, stove & dishwasher all next to each other. Sweet! Nice set up with