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    Need help building a beer recipe

    ok so I recently received someone else beer order addressed to me. I contacted the company and they reissued the order to the Origional customer. so now I have a mess of grain hops and yeast. Id like to put it all together into 1 10 gallon batch. I will list what I got. give it your best shot id...
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    Filling keg with a scale?

    Somewhere I have read a post about using a scale to measure how full your keg is. I am doing closed transfer from conical to keg. I do Not want to open keg to see how full it is. I know there is a mathematical equation on how to fill your keg by weight using specific gravity. can someone help me...
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    FOAM lots of foam help

    so i have in the past used picnic taps, i recently added faucets and a collar to the keezer. now i am getting lots of foam. i am noticing the foam comes from co2 that has came out of suspension in the beer line and another bloop comes from the keg, if you pour a little to get that out then you...
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    ROOTBEER KEGING....HELP?

    OK SO I HAVE BEEN BREWING BEER FOE A FEW YEARS NOW AND GOT IT DOWN TO A SCIENCE. SO MY OLE LADY IS ITCHING ABOUT WHY DONT YOU MAKE ME SOMETHING...SHE DONT LIKE BEER SO SHE WANTS ROOTBEER. IM JUST GONNA MAKE A KIT FROM MORE BEER. SO IM GOING TO KEG IT AND BEEN KEGGING BEER SINCE THE BIGINNING. SO...
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    Building my first water profile

    Looking for help brewing my first water profile fromm 100% ro water. Where do i start?
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    Water (reverse osmosis)

    Is anyone out there using ro water to brew with. I am currently using simple city water filtered through a carbon filter. I am an all grain brewer and all i use for a water additive is the ph5.2 stabilizer. Having good luck. Just wanting some input on using ro water?
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    how to use whole leaf hops

    hey all i am brewing an ipa with my hops i harvested last year. i have never used whole leaf hops and was wondering the best way to add them to the boil??? im heating strike water right now so have a couple hours until i add them. My thought was to throw them in directly into the boil??
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    Hard root beer

    Ok I have been working on a hard root beer recipe.. I am to the point where I'm going to keg it.. I have 3 questions 1. What psi to carbonate 2. What psi to serve 3. How long of 3/16 serving line do I need Any help would be much appreciated
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    Hard honey

    So I was planning on doing a honey brown the other day when to mill grain and get everything ready I came to find the 1 pound jug of honey was hard as a rock.. Can I just cut the bottle away from the hard honey and add the chunck to the boil... Shouldn't have no problem right should just desolve...
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    Forgot the oats

    So I brewed an oatmeal stout last Friday.. I just walked into my grain room and realized I forgot the bag of oats to put in my bucket after milling the grain.. This was an all grain batch.. I had one person tell me to "dry hop the oats in the secondary" what do you all think about that or should...
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    hard root beer

    i have done some searching, is no one making hard root beer at home?? if you are id like to learn how i have some thoughts in my head?? please help if you have successfully done it
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    Jet burner

    Looking to upgrade to natural gas burners. My supply line is 3/4 inch. I am wanting to got a 20 or 23 tip jet burner.. will that be enough to boil 15 gallons?
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    flat bottled beer GRRRR!!

    So yesterday i decided to open a bottle of cream ale. Beer was flat.. Well maybe cap leaked. So i opened another flat also. I know i put priming sugar in and stirred. I have bottled alot of beers and never have had this problem, maybe i put these 2 bottles in the fridge a little too soon and...
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    hops are up

    Well all my rhizomes are up except 1 hoping it still will come up. I had a cascade come um and is growing like a weed I had to get my twine up and get it trained last night the rest are only a inch or so tall... I hope this turns into a rewarding hobby like brewing has been to me
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    how long after planting

    How long does it take after planting rhizomes till I should see bines above ground?
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    time to plant now what

    ok so my rhizomes should be there this week. I think I have everything ready to rock and roll. im am attaching a couple pictures let me know what you think and give me any suggestions please....
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    first time hop grower check out my setup

    Ok I live in western kansas we get about 2 to 3 weeks of single didgit lows and teens for the highs. Do you think I will have winter kill on the roots if I just leave my planter above ground. Or should I bury it... I really don't want to dig a 16 foot long 3.2 food wide and foot deep hole haha...
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    White labs wheat beer yeast

    Ok white labs guys what is the best yeast for a simple wheat beer
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    Brown sugar thoughts

    So does anyone use brown sugar in their beers? I have used honey and not a fan
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    First double batch day going well so far

    So i started today with a dairyland style cream ale... It is chilling right now and have a nut brown mashing... Today is going well but alot going on and have alot to pay attention to!!!
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