Last Activity:03-16-2011 6:17 PM
Posted in thread: Hop oils: any experienced users? on 03-15-2011 at 01:24 AM
Would anyone recommend using hop oils, or could suggest where to get it? Thanks
Posted in thread: Question about fermentation vessel size on 03-15-2011 at 01:22 AM
Oops. I didn't know where I got the idea you are using a bucket to ferment your 5 gallon. I
mis-read your post. Although, I am guessing you are not using a 5 gallon conical now.
Posted in thread: Question about fermentation vessel size on 03-15-2011 at 01:18 AM
I have no experience with the conical fermenter, but I read somewhere that the nature of your
primary fermentation WILL be different in a conical, which will definitely change your final
product. I wo...
Posted in thread: lagers on 03-15-2011 at 01:09 AM
assuming that you may not have a cold basement, cellar or a beer cave, a laborious method would
be to do put the entire carboy containing your premature beer in a cold water bath refilled
with ice 2-3...
Posted in thread: Excessive foam in a commercial bottled beer on 03-15-2011 at 12:57 AM
I am wondering what are common causes of excessive foaming in a commercial beer?The bottle of
commercial beer foams excessively especially when the beer is cold. Gently pouring the beer
onto the side ...
Posted in thread: Excessive foaming after dry hop addition??? on 03-15-2011 at 12:43 AM
I have experienced a similar phenomenon: After secondary, I do natural carbonation by mixing
some sugar into a bottling carboy, then add to it the premature beer from the secondary and mix
Posted in thread: Need tips on how to get good head on 01-06-2010 at 01:54 AM
Thank you all for the reply.higher carbonation rate does help with head. But the carbonation in
this one is quite weak,as indicated by the slow floating bubbles. The frothed egg white head is
Posted in thread: Need tips on how to get good head on 01-06-2010 at 12:17 AM
In Ontario Canada, there is a pretty decent pilsner call "PC pilsner". Its a decent beer to
have while waiting for the next homebrew to mature, only for a low price (in Canadian terms) of
~$1 a beer. ...
Posted in thread: Not quite sure what I am doing with this one... on 05-14-2009 at 12:49 AM
Using 7.6lb of DME alone could get you a decent beer. It is true that some people use corn and
rice as part of the beer, but the vital point is to find some way to convert the starch in the
corn and r...
Posted in thread: My WB-06 experience on 04-04-2009 at 01:06 AM
I was attracted to the necessity of dry yeast. Fermentis WB-06 brings the promise of a decent
Hefeweizen beer in a convenient yeast package. I myself have wonder, and ventured to experience