Last Activity:10-09-2013 10:40 AM
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber help on 03-31-2013 at 06:49 PM
Oh wow. Why didn't I even think about an external temp controller? Thats way too logical haha
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber help on 03-31-2013 at 04:17 PM
I recently acquired a free master-bilt mini store fridge. The fridge is big enough that I don't
need to modify it, but I do need to install an interrupter. I have no idea how to do anything
Posted in thread: Is secondary needed? on 03-27-2013 at 12:03 AM
I do realize that I am not going to get as much in your face orange flavor, but hey that's what
the recipe said. And I added .75 lb of orange blossom honey. But otherwise I followed it 100%
Posted in thread: Is secondary needed? on 03-26-2013 at 10:40 PM
I just brewed Sam Calagione's Blood Orange Hefeweizen and I am wondering if it needs a
secondary. Normally I know HW's don't need secondary fermentation as they are intended to be
cloudy, but this rec...
Posted in thread: Amount of yeast to pitch on 03-19-2013 at 09:06 PM
True. The only reason I'm worried is because this is my first light beer so I've been able to
mask mistakes previously. But I'll probably end up pitching 2. Thanks guys!!
Posted in thread: Amount of yeast to pitch on 03-19-2013 at 08:29 PM
Okay so according to the brewer's friend calculator, at full viability I will have 14 billion
extra yeast cells than necessary. Would that be enough to cause any off flavor in my beer? I
know under pi...
Posted in thread: Amount of yeast to pitch on 03-19-2013 at 06:26 PM
I'm brewing a blood orange hefe this weekend and won't be able to get to my LHBS until brew
day, so I can't make a starter in time. Mr.Malty suggests I use 2 (1.9 to be exact) vials of
yeast, but for ...
Posted in thread: Presoaking bottles on 02-10-2013 at 08:58 PM
The only reason I am considering it is that my first batch I had a few bugs stick in the
bottles. The box fixed that. But also I have gotten a good number of bottles from my friends
which may or may n...
Posted in thread: Presoaking bottles on 02-10-2013 at 08:37 PM
Didn't mean to write "Sho" at the end. Whoops.
Posted in thread: Presoaking bottles on 02-10-2013 at 08:36 PM
My father has a friend who swears by using a Rubbermaid container and filling it with a
bleach/water solution and as you finish a beer simply toss it in the container and make sure it
submerges. So I ...