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Posted in thread: How do you guys use handheld cappers? on 01-13-2014 at 08:52 PM
Exactly what you said - if you see a circle, you've done it right. Not seeing a circle doesn't
necessarily mean it isn't sealed, either. It's all in the amount of force; you'll very quickly
get used t...
Posted in thread: Post-fermentation - when to move the fermenter to a warmer spot? on 11-13-2013 at 07:37 PM
Posted in thread: Post-fermentation - when to move the fermenter to a warmer spot? on 11-13-2013 at 07:03 PM
Sorry I should have been clear - I don't think there's a problem at all.I was placed under the
impression by other threads I've read in the past that once fermentation is more or less
Posted in thread: Post-fermentation - when to move the fermenter to a warmer spot? on 11-13-2013 at 05:30 PM
Heya ladies and gents,I brewed an all-grain Irish Stout on Sunday and pitched a starter or
White Labs Irish ale yeast - OG 1.062 (no lactose). I don't have a fridge, so I use an
18-gallon bucket as a ...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer ques on 11-06-2013 at 07:03 PM
Depends entirely on your exact ingredients and what yeast you're using. Some yeasts attenuate
more than others (e.g. a cider yeast would get you to 1.000 more readily than, say Nottingham,
which will ...
Posted in thread: Increasing ABV in AG beer while maintaining ingredient balance (no sugar) on 11-06-2013 at 06:35 PM
I made an AG sweet stout that turned out very well, but it was only 4% ABV.I want to try to
make the same recipe again, except make it closer to 6% ABV.I use BeerSmith, so do I just need
to increase t...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine Spices on 11-04-2013 at 07:08 PM
You won't need much for a 1 gallon batch. Less is more in this case. I would guess 1-2 tsp (not
tbsp) would probably be plenty. 2 tsp may even be too much. It depends partly on the exact
spices used. ...
Posted in thread: "Dad, I think the dog pooped in the basement." on 10-29-2013 at 07:39 PM
Lol, poor dogIf you need to prevent future rhino farts in the event you're making something you
know will or might stink terribly of sulfur, you can use Paisano's carbon filter rig: used
it, and eve...
Posted in thread: No carbonation after 10 days on 10-01-2013 at 08:37 PM
I would recommend making a yeast starter and add in measured amounts to each bottle. Not sure
what exactly you screwed up, it sounds like either the yeast is dead or the bottles aren't
Posted in thread: No carbonation after 10 days on 10-01-2013 at 04:40 PM
This was a birch beer extract kit (the little yellow & brown box). I made it with my 7 year old
who loves birch beer, and really want to get this right for him.I used Red Star Pasteur