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Posted in thread: Nother new guy here...questions about IPA's on 04-18-2014 at 05:24 PM
Larger swamps do better at maintaining temp due to taking longer for the temp to change to
match ambient temps.I use an 18-gallon rope-handle tub that I got from Home Depot and have very
good luck wit...
Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 04-09-2014 at 07:14 PM
I had to sub c-120, so mine is not as red. Also the honey is very pronounced. Hope it
disappears. Beer and crabs were meant for each other!In my beer I put the honey straight into
the fermenter with t...
Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 03-16-2014 at 05:57 PM
Made this for St. Patrick's Day with a couple minor modifications - Added a half ounce of
Cascade at 15 and reduced the 30 min cascade addition by close to half (Cascade's AA's have
been sneaking up t...
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. ...