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  • Posted in thread: Looking for a small/table-beer extract recipes on 10-12-2008 at 07:51 AM
    Hi,Does anyone have any extract recipes for a low-alcohol beer (AKA small-beer, table-beer in
    Belgium)? I figure if I'm going to drink the amount I did last night on a regular basis I
    should try makin...

  • Posted in thread: Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US on 10-12-2008 at 07:37 AM
    4.89 lb Light Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 75.0 %Is this dry or liquid? It seems like quite a low
    amount, but presumably that's because it's a mild so lower gravity?. Sorry, still a bit of a

  • Posted in thread: Too cold to carbonate; can I wait? on 08-10-2008 at 02:26 AM
    Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately I'm not really prepared to warm up a box with any
    electrical device; I've already had one heater-pad that overheated and melted its plastic
    casing. I realise risk...

  • Posted in thread: Too cold to carbonate; can I wait? on 08-09-2008 at 07:41 AM
    Hi,It's been relatively cool here in Sydney, not getting above 16c/60F for a couple of months.
    I made a batch of APA anyway and fermented it with a heater belt which worked out fine. However
    it's been...

  • Posted in thread: Brew TV... on 06-24-2008 at 03:14 AM
    Beer Tap TV perhaps? Basic Brewing has videos too.

  • Posted in thread: Very cloudy APA on 05-19-2008 at 11:22 AM
    Thanks for the replies everyone.I don't have any sort of secondary vessel; they're not used as
    much in Australia and most starter kits don't come with one.The yeast is safale-05, and it was

  • Posted in thread: Very cloudy APA on 05-18-2008 at 07:00 AM
    Thanks everyone.The beer has already been in primary for two weeks; unfortunately I'm not in a
    position to do a secondary (I was under the impression it was largely optional for ales
    anyway). I was go...

  • Posted in thread: Very cloudy APA on 05-17-2008 at 04:26 AM
    I've brewed an extract APA and it's been in the fermenter for two weeks now. The samples are
    tasting good, but it's very cloudy, it looks a bit like a river mud. I've placed the sample in
    the fridge a...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning temperature on 05-12-2008 at 03:39 AM
    You will be just fine letting it naturally drop to around 60F once fermentation is complete,
    with US-05 probably a week to 10 days. You may find that this actually helps you to clarify the
    beer too, a...

  • Posted in thread: ****! Forgot to aerate! on 05-11-2008 at 10:27 AM
    (Warning: Advice from a noob coming up ...)If the fermentation sticks try adding a microscopic
    amount of olive-oil; say dip a piece of wire in the oil then into a small amount of water, boil
    then pitc...