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Posted in thread: Larger Freezer? on 06-12-2014 at 08:37 PM
Hi,My freezer (converted into a fermentation fridge) will only hold one fermenting bucket. I'm
not real happy about waiting some months before I can brew another batch (I have a strong
porter in prima...
Posted in thread: Generic Hop Blocker for Blichmann BoilerMaker on 06-12-2014 at 05:30 PM
Hi,I bought a Blichmann BoilerMaker for my last batch. I really like it for its convenience,
but it does end up transferring a lot of hops to the fermenting bucket.Blichmann markets a
Posted in thread: Whether to transfer to secondary on 06-12-2014 at 05:09 PM
Hi,I have brewed three batches of beer, using Brewer's Best kits. All came out fine. I moved
the first to secondary, but not the other two. Two of those were red ales; one a brown ale.Five
days ago, I...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Accessories on 06-09-2014 at 05:43 PM
How much is getting left behind in the kettle? On mine, I usually have maybe a pint or quart of
stuff in the bottom of the kettle, but it's always nothing but sludgy gunk.Probably no more
than a quart...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Accessories on 06-09-2014 at 04:29 PM
Hi,I seem to be acquiring Blichmann accessories; I now have a TopTier brew stand, and a
10-gallon BoilerMaker.I really like them.But I'm wondering about some things. First and
foremost, the spigot for...
Posted in thread: Brewers Best Pumpkin Spice Porter on 06-09-2014 at 04:06 PM
Hi,So, after a year off, I'm brewing again.Easing back in, I thought another Brewers Best
package would be easier than trying my first full-grain brew; my wife thought the Pumpkin Spice
Porter would b...
Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-02-2013 at 03:06 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 06:28 PM
Posted in thread: Highly Carbonated on 08-01-2013 at 06:13 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 05:21 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 ...