Last Activity:10-27-2013 1:10 PM
Posted in thread: Brewing on a natural gas stove on 10-06-2013 at 12:59 PM
If you have a stove with "Power burners" that helps a lot. I can get 5 Gal boiling in about 45
minutes. My wife loves the smell for the most part.
Posted in thread: Stubby bottle catastrophe! on 02-03-2013 at 06:17 PM
Had a 12 OZ shatter yesterday as I was bottling. Looked over the rest of the bottles carefilly
Posted in thread: Brewing 3 gallons vs 5? on 01-19-2013 at 02:30 PM
I always make 2.5 gallon batches. I get more of a turnover and not forced to drink bad beer if
it turns out that way.The only time I make 5 gallons if I am making a summer lager that
Posted in thread: All Grain Brewer Still Doing Extract Batches?? on 01-19-2013 at 02:24 PM
I do both I find myself doing extract when I want to try a recipe. I make a 2.5 gallon batch so
if I hate it, I have less to give away or drink. Thought about doing 1 gallon but it seems like
a lot of...
Posted in thread: What should I buy for my husband? on 12-09-2012 at 07:13 PM
Pictures work too, that way at least someone can identify what he has..
Posted in thread: So what do you do if you don't drink ? on 02-25-2012 at 10:22 PM
I already have another hobby that takes a lot of my time and energy (and $$$). I rebuild old
cars, I am 3 years into a 5 + year project to rebuild a 1939 Buick. So that keeps me busy. I
also like to c...
Posted in thread: So what do you do if you don't drink ? on 02-25-2012 at 03:45 PM
The meds my Dr. put me on and alcohol don't mix. An occasional beer is OK but not 1 or 2 a day.
More like 1 or 2 a month. An this is a long term regime, not just a month or 2.So, I like
making beer an...
Posted in thread: Saison de Noel on 12-28-2011 at 07:35 PM
I fermented at room temp which ranged from 65 -80 depending on the day. Did not control it.I
kept it in primary for a week and secondary for 2 weeks.
Posted in thread: Saison de Noel on 12-25-2011 at 01:36 PM
I tried mine for the first time last night and it was wonderful.I was sorry I had only chilled
a couple of bottles as everyone liked it.
Posted in thread: AHS is the best . . . on 11-19-2011 at 01:05 PM
I am bummmed, I have to go there to buy my stuff. I live 5 minutes away, I am y have to have