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Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-02-2013 at 04:06 PM
How long do you have it in the fridge before consuming?3-1/2 weeks fermenting in the barrel; 22
days in bottles, then 5 days in the fridge.
Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-01-2013 at 07:28 PM
Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-01-2013 at 07:13 PM
I had 4.3 gallons of beer that I bottled (they say it's 5 gallons, but the gravity doesn't come
out right if you fill it to five gallons when done boiling and adding the sugar). I used the
whole pack ...
Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-01-2013 at 06:21 PM
I just opened the first bottle from my third batch of beer. This is a red ale from a Brewer's
Best kit.This is the first batch for which I've had excellent temperature control from brewing
to putting ...
Posted in thread: What gets sanitized? on 06-10-2013 at 02:20 AM
Thanks! I particularly liked the suggestion for a spray bottle with sanitizer; very useful!Mark
Posted in thread: What gets sanitized? on 06-09-2013 at 07:01 PM
Am I correct that things that will be boiled for at least five minutes don't need to be
sanitized?For instance, my copper coils used to lower the temperature after the boil: If I put
that in at least ...
Posted in thread: Temperature maintenance during fermentation on 06-02-2013 at 10:14 PM
Follow-up: It worked perfectly for the following two weeks, never being more than half a degree
this way or that from 19 (my set point).I just bottled, and then put the bottles into the
freezer, gave ...
Posted in thread: Tactical Error; what's my best move now? on 06-02-2013 at 10:10 PM
you can also rack to whatever other container and slap the bottling wand on the syphon, works
just fineThis is what I just did, and it worked just perfectly.Thanks!
Posted in thread: Tactical Error; what's my best move now? on 05-21-2013 at 05:03 PM
I wouldn't rack the beer anywhere till it was at FG. But it'll clear just as well in primary.
so the choice is yours. I'd leave it in primary till it settles out clear or slightly misty.
You'll have t...
Posted in thread: Tactical Error; what's my best move now? on 05-21-2013 at 04:39 PM
Hi,I started fermenting 9 days ago. All looks good. But I overthought/underthought the process,
and am fermenting in my bottling bucket (having forgotten that I need to mix the sugar in