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Posted in thread: A brewing disaster - in prose on 12-16-2013 at 05:15 PM
Background: brewed an Oatmeal Stout during the Big Ten championship gameOnce upon a brew night
dreary, while I drained by beer quite clearly,Over many a quart and curious volume of stout I
hoped to po...
Posted in thread: Some whitbeer advice? on 04-17-2012 at 02:38 PM
Oooo, I forgot one more question. I use dry yeast (Safale) as I don't need to pay for 5 gallons
of liquid yeast when I won't use all of it and can't save it. Any suggestions on dry yeast?
Posted in thread: Some whitbeer advice? on 04-17-2012 at 01:11 PM
I'm going to prepare for summer with a whitbeer, and I'm needing a little help from the
community. Here's the recipe I'm shooting for It looks good and I'm going for a 3 gallon
batch, but I've got a...
Posted in thread: Let's start some controversy....to secondary or not? on 12-13-2011 at 03:33 PM
All right, all right, I admit I should have searched through the threads first. Sorry, it had
been on my mind all night and I had 2 minutes to dig, so I chose starting the thread. Not
trying to be a t...
Posted in thread: Let's start some controversy....to secondary or not? on 12-13-2011 at 01:45 PM
All, I've been on the site for some time now and posting the occasional question, but in one of
the responses I got, the comment was made that transferring to secondary is becoming less
Posted in thread: What's good for fermenting gear for 3 gallon batches? on 12-10-2011 at 06:24 AM
Wait, when did they debunk using a secondary? So, sitting on the yeast cake is not a big deal?
Posted in thread: What's good for fermenting gear for 3 gallon batches? on 12-10-2011 at 05:51 AM
So, you transfer out of the primary bucket in to the secondary bucket or Better bottle with a
siphon, right? That keeps the sediment away. But out of secondary, can you transfer clear from
a spigot on...
Posted in thread: What's good for fermenting gear for 3 gallon batches? on 12-10-2011 at 05:32 AM
I'm using Mr. Beer fermenters, but the things are such a pain to clean and transfer from. Is
going to a 5 gallon fermenting bucket and a 3 gallon Better Bottle w/ a port a better solution?
I'm not goi...
Posted in thread: stepping up from Mr. Beer on 12-10-2011 at 05:27 AM
I did the same thing as you. Got the Mr. Beer kit for Christmas, made both batches, and was
carpooling with a guy that brewed. I went from 1 fermenter to two, moved to using DME (dry malt
Posted in thread: Dealing with ash after boiling on 12-09-2011 at 03:37 AM
Ah, and that is why I put this in the noob section. Yeah, I've goofed with the air baffle?
thing a few times, but I didn't see a difference in the flame. I guess I just have to look more