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  • Posted in thread: Force carbonation with plastic. on 11-21-2014 at 09:36 PM
    That certainly sounds.... exciting.

  • Posted in thread: Can I save my Octoberfast ale in time for Thanksgiving? on 11-21-2014 at 06:39 PM
    Is it possible your hydrometer is off, and you're actually somewhere north of 1.020? With tap
    water it should read right around 1.000.

  • Posted in thread: Out of beer again. Now what??` on 11-21-2014 at 03:27 PM
    I just brewed this Session IPA and it went grain-to-glass in 1 week:10 gallon batch, OG 1.049,
    43 IBU:19lb Pale Ale Malt1lb Crystal 801.2oz Magnum 13% @603oz Zythos 9.4% @03oz Chinook 12.3%

  • Posted in thread: Bev-Seal Ultra leak? on 11-21-2014 at 03:05 PM
    Try putting a little fan in there to circulate the air in your keezer. I had lots of foaming
    problems before I hooked up a CPU fan. You can get one for 5 bucks, hook it up to an old cell
    phone charger...

  • Posted in thread: Yeaster starter or double yeast for higher ABV on 11-21-2014 at 02:58 PM
    Agree with JustLooking. You'd need a huge (1-gallon or better) starter to grow more yeast than
    you've got in those 2 packets.

  • Posted in thread: plastic bucket fermenter max OG on 11-20-2014 at 06:48 PM
    The bucket won't explode. If you get the airlock stuck, the lid may, however, blow off and make
    a big mess. But you'll still have most of the beer in the bucket.

  • Posted in thread: tips for big malty flavour on 11-20-2014 at 06:23 PM
    #1 - Use a quality flavorful base malt. Maris Otter, Golden Promise, even Avangard Pale Ale.#2
    - Use a characterful yeast that gives some nice english esters. WLP002 is probably a good

  • Posted in thread: That feel when 5 gallons of IIPA now costs you $63 on 11-20-2014 at 06:20 PM
    How much of that was the hops? If you're buying hops by the ounce, you'll be paying a ton...

  • Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 11-19-2014 at 11:44 PM
    Unibroue makes some delicious Belgian styles.

  • Posted in thread: My wife saw my wort! on 11-19-2014 at 04:57 PM
    Technically speaking she saw your beer - as soon as it's got yeast in it, it's beer. As far as
    the appearance during fermentation, you might want to show her some pictures of professional
    breweries' f...


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