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Posted in thread: Fermentation for an IPA still going strong after 20 days? on 12-11-2013 at 03:39 PM
Ok.....a response to a few of your responses:Yeah, it's in the secondary.I have not taken a
final gravity reading yet. I'll do so and then take another in two days to see if they
match.I'm new to this...
Posted in thread: I'm losing my mind over this on 12-11-2013 at 03:27 PM
The fermenters, transfer hoses, kegs, keg seals, airlocks, what you pull samples with, ect,
anything and everything that comes in contact with your beer could be infected. any one or all
of these thin...
Posted in thread: What came in the mail for you today? on 12-07-2013 at 01:15 AM
5 new carboysCheers :mug:
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 11-24-2013 at 09:10 PM
Lost Track, somewhere around 200+ gal.BEER is GOOD ! Twist my arm and make me drink ! lolCheers
Posted in thread: Extract vs All grain on 11-24-2013 at 09:05 PM
Cost and control are the biggest differences that I've noticed. Cost of initial investment is
quickly made up by the lower cost per batch.This ^^^^^^^Be a controle freak, go AG. $12 to $18
a 5 gal bat...
Posted in thread: Newbie question about "1-2-3" ale fermentation times on 11-24-2013 at 08:58 PM
Hydrometers tell when beer is ready to bottle, not schedules, not bubbles in the airlock, not
your wishes. Use the hydrometer to take a reading about 3 to 4 days before you think you want
to bottle, t...
Posted in thread: Newbie question about "1-2-3" ale fermentation times on 11-24-2013 at 06:57 PM
Thanks for the responses. Two weeks will be up a week from tomorrow; I'll take a FG reading and
decide from there.I'm not sure that I could wait 18 weeks before I carbonate. 8 weeks - maybe.
Will the ...
Posted in thread: This might work on 11-23-2013 at 04:03 PM
That splatter screen would strain out hop pellet bits pretty well, but not the smaller
stuff.Also, be careful to very, very thoroughly clean/sanitized it. I see lot of nooks and
crannies there for bac...
Posted in thread: Newbie question about "1-2-3" ale fermentation times on 11-23-2013 at 03:55 PM
Somehow I doubt that he's leaving IPAs 8-14 weeks in the keg before going on the gas.Exactly
Posted in thread: Newbie question about "1-2-3" ale fermentation times on 11-23-2013 at 03:51 PM
Mmmm, nothing quite like an 18-week-old IPA. :drunk:I dont brew IPAs. and never said anything
about a IPA ether, nether did the OP.Cheers :mug: