The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 267
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: brett
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-26-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By brett
What is the off flavor?

What is the off flavor?
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-08-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,753
Posted By brett
Wow! Phenomenal! The instructions are super,...

Wow! Phenomenal! The instructions are super, especially giving details for each part and where to obtain them.
Forum: Hops Growing 09-06-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By brett
1st year cascade harvest for me. 2 bines and I...

1st year cascade harvest for me. 2 bines and I got only about 2oz after being dried. While I was picking I got a pretty classic cascade "citrus" scent all over my hands. Crushed a few in my hands...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-29-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15,025
Views: 507,249
Posted By brett
I will pitch the whole thing at peak, but it's...

I will pitch the whole thing at peak, but it's looking like I am going to need close to a 1 gallon starter for a 5 gallon batch of lager! :confused: :(
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-29-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15,025
Views: 507,249
Posted By brett
Quick question: Looking to brew (my first) lager...

Quick question: Looking to brew (my first) lager on Monday. Just got home from the LHBS, have all my ingredients ready to go.

Just smacked the pack of wyeast 2007 (activator), going to do a...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-23-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 45,121
Posted By brett
I'm convinced this is the case. I have made many...

I'm convinced this is the case. I have made many batches, AG, PM, and extract, using both DME and LME. I have found that if you use LME, it needs to be fresh.

A very concentrated boil seems to be...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-17-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,157
Posted By brett
Here's another way to do it:...

Here's another way to do it: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/how-best-clean-dirty-blow-off-tube-72754/#post759829
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-04-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,786
Posted By brett
Pepsi Throwback. Anyone try it?

I was in the grocery store today and saw an old-school looking box of Pepsi soda. Turns out it's this limited time offering of Pepsi made with sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.

I picked...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-20-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,635
Posted By brett
Right-on. I have dry-hopped with Columbus before,...

Right-on. I have dry-hopped with Columbus before, and the beer tasted like a christmas tree. Very piney. You do get maybe a little bit of citrus, but nothing like centennial/cascade.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-13-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,052
Posted By brett
I would predict that with all these...

I would predict that with all these fruity/lime/wheat/energy/super-low-calorie type beers out there, people will get tired and start to turn back to 'regular' beer. I can see BMC predicting this and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-15-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By brett
Ode to the last pint.

Why oh why is the end of the keg so good?
Should I deny what this beer could?

Here I am looking at a perfectly clear,
beautiful glass of homebrew beer.
It's awesomely tasty,
clean, crisp,...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-14-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 287,023
Posted By brett
Add 3gal more for me. 10748 + 3 = 10751

Add 3gal more for me. 10748 + 3 = 10751
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-02-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,788
Posted By brett
Maybe this is a little off-topic, but I always do...

Maybe this is a little off-topic, but I always do a small satellite fermentation in a beer bottle next to my main fermentation. I use a clean but not sanitized beer bottle. This not only allows me to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-06-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,405
Posted By brett
The people on this thread who are saying that Bud...

The people on this thread who are saying that Bud American Ale has "no flavor", "no hop character", or is the "same" as American Lager but just darker in color may need to just develop their palates....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-24-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By brett
Wear a blind fold as you drink the beer. Or...

Wear a blind fold as you drink the beer.

Or just put the bottles in the fridge for about a month. That usually does the trick.
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-24-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,305
Posted By brett
I say, make two 5 gallon batches. One can of...

I say, make two 5 gallon batches. One can of coopers, 2lbs of the DME, and enough sugar to bring it up to gravity for 5 gal. Dry hop with 2oz of the hops. OR, throw in 1oz of the hops at around 15...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-13-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,662
Posted By brett
But if I'm a half gallon short, that's like, FIVE...

But if I'm a half gallon short, that's like, FIVE BEERS.

What if it's the best beer ever and you never are able to recreate the batch perfectly ever again?!? You are going to wish you had those...
Forum: General Techniques 10-12-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By brett
I would not recommend it. I recommend making a...

I would not recommend it. I recommend making a starter to prove the yeast viability.
Forum: General Techniques 10-05-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By brett
Go straight from primary to a keg. Let it sit in...

Go straight from primary to a keg. Let it sit in the fridge carbed for about a month, then bottle. Presto!
Forum: Mead Forum 10-03-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,063
Posted By brett
Cruzan rum ain't that good, but it sure is better...

Cruzan rum ain't that good, but it sure is better than Bacardi.

I'm not a big rum drinker, and usually only use it for mixing.... maybe I should broaden my horizons eh?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,964
Posted By brett
My wife was moving around her horse saddle in the...

My wife was moving around her horse saddle in the basement and managed to knock off the air lock to my barley wine in the secondary.

It sat there for a few hours open to ambient air before she...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 09-15-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 287,023
Posted By brett
Made two 3 gallon batches. One with a little...

Made two 3 gallon batches. One with a little blueberry juice!

So 6 gallons + 7953 = 7959
Forum: Cider Forum 09-09-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By brett
Do some searches on wassail. Here's a recipe...

Do some searches on wassail.

Here's a recipe for wassail cider: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f81/wassail-cider-35792/

Here's something you may find interesting: Home Brewing Beer Podcast and DVD...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-09-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By brett
I would be cautious of using oats in a light...

I would be cautious of using oats in a light colored beer. I used them once and I found their flavor to be not so nice. "Roasted Oatmeal" ? Never heard of someone using that.... I would recommend...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-25-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By brett
Be safe and dump it. But you may want to try a...

Be safe and dump it. But you may want to try a sip first just to be sure. :) Report the results back here too.

If it wasn't for the dry airlocks, I would say you could have a decent chance at the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 267

 
Forum Jump