Last Activity:12-01-2008 1:51 PM
Posted in thread: Beer seems to have stopped fermenting after 3 days. on 12-01-2008 at 07:51 PM
Thanks for the advice guys. Indeed, the beer is pretty "dirty" looking. So I'll wait it out a
bit before bottling. Here's one question though. I made a Belgian beer last and let it sit for
two weeks b...
Posted in thread: Beer seems to have stopped fermenting after 3 days. on 12-01-2008 at 07:04 PM
Yes, The last two brews I made took several days for the yeast to start working. I found that
rocking the carboy back and forth if it doesn't kick in usually gets things working. And as far
as the fas...
Posted in thread: Beer seems to have stopped fermenting after 3 days. on 12-01-2008 at 05:58 PM
I'm not going to Lie, I totally forgot to take an initial gravity reading. Doh! I'm trying to
remember the exact amount of Dextrose. I got it out of that "clone Brew" book. One thing I
wonder about is...
Posted in thread: Beer seems to have stopped fermenting after 3 days. on 12-01-2008 at 05:01 PM
Usually, it takes my Beer around a week or so to ferment. This time I decided to make a
maiboch. It got off to an almost immediate start and began fermenting immediately. This recipe
called for severa...
Posted in thread: beer turned out flat: I added yeast. on 11-24-2008 at 07:50 PM
No because when I did open them, they did hiss just a tad. Anyhow, either they will turn out
great or they'll explode and leave me a mess to hose out. It was a bit concerning that as soon
as I put in ...
Posted in thread: beer turned out flat: I added yeast. on 11-24-2008 at 05:41 PM
It was in the bottles for around 3 months. They were inside the house, which is regularly 70
degrees. Prior to the bottles, it was in the primary fermenter for almost 2 weeks ( I have no
Posted in thread: beer turned out flat: I added yeast. on 11-24-2008 at 05:28 PM
So... I was very excited about how my Belgian Strong Ale turned out after letting it sit for a
number of months. But when I opened one, it was completely flat. Obviously the yeast must have
been dead ...
Posted in thread: Question about bottle aging and how it affects flavor. on 09-17-2008 at 05:06 PM
I just bottled my Belgian beer yesterday. It is a clone of Gulden Daak, a very strong ale of
around 11% ABV. Before I bottled it, I took a few sips. Not bad, but it had a sort of bitter
taste. So my q...
Posted in thread: How much corn sugar to add? Belgian Beer on 09-16-2008 at 09:37 PM
My Gulden Draak clone is now ready for bottling. One of the things I really like about Gulden
Draak is that it is very carbonated, almost like champagne.So I'd like to replicate that
effect. The typic...
Posted in thread: Fermenting foam for different beers. on 09-05-2008 at 06:55 PM
I've brewed 2-3 different kinds of beer this year so far and all of them did the same thing,
which was have a thick head of foam at the top of the carboy then disappear when the
fermentation stopped. ...