Last Activity:01-17-2009 9:57 AM
Posted in thread: air lock plugged up need ideas on 01-17-2009 at 02:57 PM
WOW...thanx revvy, that is the exact setup that i have (bucket and airlock)took me 5 mins to
get it going (thats inclunding cutting my finger cutting the end off the airlock!heh) now its
Posted in thread: air lock plugged up need ideas on 01-17-2009 at 02:07 PM
started my Russian Imp stout the other night..woke up this morning and the air lock is
plugged...i cleaned it out, replaced it and it plugged up again right away. i dont have the
time to run and get s...
Posted in thread: Cooling Wort the Michigan way on 01-16-2009 at 03:48 PM
Usually setting it in a snowbank wouldn't be enough,,,,the snow would melt around the hot pot
and no longer make contact with it,and continue to cool it (an ice bath would be better)...but
Posted in thread: Cooling Wort the Michigan way on 01-16-2009 at 02:29 AM
so i forgot the ice... so what would any good Michigander do? why he would stick his brew pot
in a snow bank!...took about 1/2 hour, wich isnt my fastest time...but still...for 11 degrees
and a snow b...
Posted in thread: Curious in bottle carbonation on 09-28-2008 at 09:27 PM
3 weeks primary, 3 weeks secondary, and so far 1 week in bottle (just trying one a week)
...(yes i accually seem to be a patient newb!heh)and i am not sure about the sugar, i did rack
on top , but did...
Posted in thread: Curious in bottle carbonation on 09-28-2008 at 09:13 PM
So, it is one week today that i bottle by 1st batch! so today was the day to try one!so i
decided to pick the one with the bubbles (just in case if was bad), so i put it in the fridge
for a few hours....
Posted in thread: Curious in bottle carbonation on 09-27-2008 at 04:39 PM
I remember my excitement on my first and second batch. I recommend that you drink one sunday
night, another next sunday night, and another the following sunday night. This will help
satisfy your curi...
Posted in thread: Curious in bottle carbonation on 09-27-2008 at 04:54 AM
I bottled my first batch of beer last sunday, everything went just peachy.I noticed one thing
that struck me as odd. I bottled 47 bottles (a few short to drinking my Gravity readings :D),
and the curi...
Posted in thread: Bottling/Priming on 09-23-2008 at 04:53 PM
I bottled my first batch Sunday, everything went really good. I did the sugar boil for 5 mins
and everything and added that to the bottom of the bottling bucket and racked the beer on top.
Now the que...
Posted in thread: Secondary floaties on 09-19-2008 at 03:24 PM
i think i read about this before, but there are soo many posts, my searches found noting.my
English Brown ale (Brewers best) has been in the secondary for a few weeks now, and i'm
starting to get a fe...