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Posted in thread: Bug in my Beer!! on 06-23-2012 at 03:42 PM
What an age we live in - whatsthatbug.com - great stuff
Posted in thread: Bug in my Beer!! on 06-23-2012 at 03:24 PM
Ok Thanks - that was my gut response too - really don't wanna dump it out. Added the DME at the
30 min mark in the boil. Can anyone name that bug?
Posted in thread: Bug in my Beer!! on 06-23-2012 at 03:00 PM
Discovered this bug (just a tad smaller in size than a penny) floating in my wort after i added
my DME. I am 100% certain that the bug was in the sealed bag. I do a BIAB inside my apartment.
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 12-29-2011 at 12:35 AM
Hooowah - Just tasted my beer today - at the 6 week mark in the bottle, very smooth, all the
spices coming in nicely, nothing overpowering, never made a beer before with a head this thick,
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 11-14-2011 at 01:20 AM
Just bottled this stuff today. I couldn't get my hands on the orange peel bitter, so I went
with orange zest. I started with 1/2 a tbsp of it, and then tasted my beer/tea concoction and
the amount of ...
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 10-30-2011 at 03:42 PM
Couple of questions on the tea:Vanilla bean - Do you only throw the innards of the bean in the
tea and leave out the casing? or should both be put in the tea?Orange peel bitter - I'm hoping
I can find...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1338 slow Krausen fallout on 05-03-2011 at 12:33 PM
So I brewed a dead guy clone and pitched Wyeast 1338. I've read other threads on this forum
that this strain is slow to ferment, but that wasn't the case for me, I made a starter and
Posted in thread: Does temp matter after reaching FG? on 03-16-2011 at 01:49 AM
Thanks for the input (amazing how the post metamorphosized into the great to secondary or not
debate?). The real basis for my question is because I use a beer belt heater to ensure my
Posted in thread: Does temp matter after reaching FG? on 03-14-2011 at 11:45 AM
So say the beer has been in the primary for 2 weeks and has reached its FG. At this point,
assuming the temperature doesn't go above 70 F (not a remote issue where I live in March) does
a drop in temp...
Posted in thread: Does temp matter when dry hopping? on 02-02-2011 at 02:02 PM
I have been fermenting in the upper 60s. I plan to dry hop once fermentation is more or less
finished. Would a 10 degree temperature change have any difference on the effectiveness of