Last Activity:05-20-2013 10:13 PM
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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 05-21-2013 at 03:26 AM
Cleaned more damn bottles... I thought I was done with this, then I started my pipeline. 6
5-gallon batches aging kills the stockpile of bottles. Sadly, I still have 2 batches to bottle
in the next we...
Posted in thread: noobie doing first brew on 05-20-2013 at 01:15 PM
Oh, and with your hops - the reason for those timings is in 60 minutes you will boil off all
flavor from the hops and leave behind bitterness. These early addition hops are your bittering
hops used to...
Posted in thread: noobie doing first brew on 05-20-2013 at 01:12 PM
Thanks Shred,I put in the hops according to the instructions, 1 packet at beginning of boil, 2
packet at 45 mins, turn off boil at 60 mins. The instructions that came with the kit were
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 05-20-2013 at 02:59 AM
Dry hopped my Habanero Imperial IPA.
Posted in thread: noobie doing first brew on 05-19-2013 at 09:06 PM
Hops are better utilized in as close to a full brew as possible. Also, you should try using a
third of your extract for the full boil and add the last 2/3 at the last 15 minutes or so. Hops
like a low...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 05-19-2013 at 06:18 PM
Sam Adam's Long Shot Strawberry Lager... not my favorite.
Posted in thread: noobie doing first brew on 05-19-2013 at 02:18 PM
In addition to leaving some of the wort behind there are a couple other things that will affect
your gravity reading. First, make sure you're top off water is well mixed into the wort.
Second, the tem...
Posted in thread: High OG seems to not be starting any tips? on 05-19-2013 at 02:12 PM
Yeah.. give it time. I don't think you can necessarily predict the outcome from under-pitching
or using a yeast less tolerant to your anticipated ABV, however. I'm not an expert but as I
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 05-19-2013 at 01:56 PM
Dry hopping my Habanero IIPA... Ran out of bottles bottling my cider, so I'll probably be on
bottle cleaning duty today.
Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 05-18-2013 at 04:31 PM
Manchester reporting for duty.