Last Activity:08-15-2011 3:11 PM
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-27-2011 at 09:20 PM
Carboy cleaner please.
Posted in thread: Beer darkening over time on 05-12-2011 at 12:42 AM
I've brewed a blonde ale with 100% pale us 2-row. When bottling day came, the beer was crystal
clear and very light colored. After two weeks at room temperature 72* it was nicely carbonated
and very h...
Posted in thread: Mash temp has been 10f off!!! on 05-05-2011 at 08:43 PM
You really want a thermometer with two adjustments. Mash temperature is closer to boiling than
it is to freezing, so I would calibrate it with boiling water.
Posted in thread: Mash temp has been 10f off!!! on 05-05-2011 at 07:26 PM
efficiency will suffer being that far off. Also, the sugars in your wort are more
fermentable, which means your beers will taste thin and dry.
Posted in thread: Pale American-Belgo-Style Ale, commercial examples? on 05-04-2011 at 10:26 PM
Can anyone list some commercial examples of the Great American Beerfest's 17A category?17.
American-Belgo-Style AleA. Subcategory: Pale American-Belgo-Style AleThese beers must portray
the unique char...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a Black IPA with Amarillo and Calypso on 05-01-2011 at 06:01 PM
I've got 5 gallons of a Black IPA actively fermenting right now. I've used Citra for bittering
and flavoring and added some Amarillo 5 minutes before the end of the boil. My malt bill is 85%
Posted in thread: Bad smell when malting grains on 04-20-2011 at 02:21 AM
Vomit, as you'd imagine, contains a lot of acid, specifically stomach acid, so it may be
lactobacillus. If it's sour, I wouldn't throw it away, but I also wouldn't try to use it as a
regular malt. Tre...
Posted in thread: Burnt beer/liqour! What do I do to improve it? on 04-07-2011 at 09:35 PM
That is not how you make barley wine.