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  1. jayjay

    Keg dry hopping with Eureka! after carbonation

    Hi forum So i have just completed my first kegging of a homebrew batch (West coast IPA) which i intend to bring on a weekend trip with some friends. I am quite satisfied with the taste of the beer, however i was wondering whether it would be possible to dry hop in the keg after carbonation...
  2. jayjay

    Rookie Kegging Questions

    Hi I just bought my first kegging setup and have a few questions regarding the process. Its a 2.5 gal corny keg and as most setups/descriptions use 5gal kegs i was wondering if there is any difference in the force carbonation process in regards to the time it takes, or the pressure applied...
  3. jayjay

    Looking for some good Kveik Recipes

    Hi all I am quite new to homebrewing and have recently started looking into the kveik yeast strains which seem quite interesting, and seems like they would work well in the current summer heat. As such i would like to try some recipes utilizing this yeast, however i am having a hard time...
  4. jayjay

    Budget kegging and draught serving setup?

    Hi A couple of months ago i started my venture into the hobby of homebrewing and have since then been hooked (Read: addicted) So far i have been bottling, however i've started to look a bit into kegging. However, i am a student with a budget and some of the "systems" that i have been looking at...
  5. jayjay

    Good IPA recipes to try out?

    Hi I want to get some more experience with brewing IPA's and was wondering if anyone got some recommendations for IPA recipes. So far i have only tried out a Two-hearted clone which turned out fine, but i would like to try something "hoppier" Allgrain BIAB brewer Cheers
  6. jayjay

    Need quick advice adjuncts effect on priming sugar quantity

    Hi I am about to bottle my first milk stout in which i will be adding a tincture of roasted cacao nibs and vanilla beans to the bottling bucket right before bottling. However i am in doubt as to whether the sugar contents of the adjuncts would mess up the usual priming sugar quantity and...
  7. jayjay

    Using a 5 gal fermentor bucket for 2.5 gal batches

    Hi Quick questions - any risk in using a 5 gal fermentor bucket for a 2.5 gal batch? My initial worry would be oxidation however i reckon that the oxygen wont harm the beer when the fermentation is starting up, and will eventually be pushed out with the Co2being produced Thoughts?
  8. jayjay

    Opinion on water chemistry for homebrewing

    Hi there I am pretty new to homebrewing and have just started to look into my water profile However, as i am still quite the rookie i would like to get a more experienced opinion on the quality of my tap water for homebrewing. The reason that i started looking into the water chemistry is that...
  9. jayjay

    Chocolate Coffee milk stout recipe request

    Hi I am about to attempt to brew my first milk stout in which i will be following a "left hand milk stout clone recipe" that i found on homebrewers association with the following ingredients: For 5 Gallons (19 L) 7.0 lb (3.18 kg) pale malt 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) roasted barley 1.0 lb (0.45 kg)...
  10. jayjay

    Bottle condition time for NEIPA

    Hi I have just finished bottling my first batch of NEIPA and are wondering what the proper bottle conditioning time is (20 degrees celcius), as i have heard that you should refrigerate the beers as soon as you try one that tastes fresh. Can anybody give me a clue to when this is? (days/weeks) Cheers
  11. jayjay

    Any good IPA recipe recommendations?

    Hi I wanna try my luck with an IPA batch and want to hear if you have any experiences/recommendations for recipes. I am looking for something that is not killyourtastebudsbitter but more in the pleasantfordowningloadsoftheseinthesummertime type. Maybe something towards a Brewdog Punk IPA - All...
  12. jayjay

    A question on fermentation temperature

    Hi I am pretty new to homebrewing so this might be quite the rookie question, but.... So far i have brewed 2 batches where i have "controlled" the fermentation temperature by regulating floor heating and reading the temperature of the room by measuring the temperature in a water bottle standing...
  13. jayjay

    Quick question on pitching yeast

    Hi I am just about to pitch the yeast in my first NEIPA batch. I brew 2.5gal batches and the recipe (5 gal) calls for a whole package of wyeast london ale III. So should i just pitch half the packet or is there no harm in using it all? Cheers
  14. jayjay

    Weighing down hop bag when dry hopping

    Hi So i am just about to brew my first beer using dry hopping and have read that people recommend using a hop bag and weighing it down with marbles. However, because of the corona lockdown in my country i can't get my hands on any marbles at the moment so i was wondering if there is any other...
  15. jayjay

    Good websites for recipes?

    Hi I am new to brewing and looking for some good sources for recipes and inspiration. So if you got any recommendations please link them here :) Cheers
  16. jayjay

    Chemipro San and/or Chemipro Acid - any good?

    Hi Unfortunately i live in europe and haven't got access to the seemingly amazing Star San so i am looking for an alternative Have anybody got experience with Chemipro san or Chemipro Acid, and can these work as potential substitutes for star san? Cheers
  17. jayjay

    Need advice on malt and hop substitutions

    Hi So i am just about to order the ingredients for my third batch (a New England IPA) and i would like some advice considering hop and malt substitution as the recipe i follow use some ingredients that can't find in my home country (denmark) The recipe i plan on following is this...
  18. jayjay

    Yeasty tasting beer - not done bottle conditioning?

    Hi So this might be a rookie question My first batch of beer just finished (i think) fermenting last sunday after which i bottled it with sugar for bottle conditioning. The recipe told me to leave beer at room temperature for 2 days and then move to a cooler place. Out of curiosity i tried one...
  19. jayjay

    Knowing when fermentation is done

    Hi I am new to homebrewing and my first batch is undergoing fermentation at the moment. My question is: Is fermentation still going strong as long as there is bubbles comming out of the airlock. I know that i can't tell if the fermentation is done when there is no longer comming bubbles out...
  20. jayjay

    Adding spices to primary fermentation

    Hi I am new to homebrewing and would like to experiment with some spices in a Saison. I am boiling 5gals that will then be separated into two 2.5gal fermentors and would like to experience with spices in one of them. I will not be racking into a secondary fermentor. My question is: Is it...