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Posted in thread: Fermenting during the warmer months on 04-25-2010 at 04:59 AM
Hi all:During the summer, my basement temperature is in the mid-to-high 70s. Unfortunately, I
cannot make special arrangements to cool the fermentor so I have to deal with what I have.What
Posted in thread: Hoegaarden Witbier Clone - Pierre Celis White on 04-22-2010 at 02:16 PM
First off, thank you for sharing this recipe. Secondly, I have not moved to all-grain yet; has
anyone done a successful conversion of this recipe to partial extract? If not, any advice on
Posted in thread: Bitterness Loss in Bottles on 04-08-2010 at 03:34 PM
Thanks. Would suggest that in addition to the 2oz of Cascade at 60 minutes?
Posted in thread: Bitterness Loss in Bottles on 04-08-2010 at 12:34 AM
Finally I am venturing outside of the beginner's subforum. My inattention to detail during
cooking a batch produced a much better beer than I had hoped ( Friends, family, and I liked it
so much that ...
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 04-02-2010 at 04:27 PM
Update:The anticipation was killing me so I opened one last night after five days in bottles
and it is good. Carbonation was great, but obviously it tasted green. My wife also tried it and
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 03-30-2010 at 04:35 PM
Well, I cleaned it five times with OxyClean and sanitized with a double dose of Star San.
Pitched the yeast last night and I'm pretty excited about it. :rockin:
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 03-28-2010 at 07:01 PM
If you kept it in the fermenter for 3 weeks, I might lean more towards an infection. We had one
infected batch that stayed "muddy" looking after months. Tasted bad too.Thanks. I should have
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 03-28-2010 at 01:55 PM
What is this? Are you fermenting in a blow-up swimming pool?Wow, what is going on in this pic?
Looks like some odd fermenter sitting in a tub of sewer water :DIt's a Mr. Beer fermenter. The
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 03-28-2010 at 05:47 AM
Yes, all, it's the obligatory is-this-an-infection thread.The batch you see in the picture was
fermented on top of old trub for three weeks. Previous batch turned out great. Before bottling
I gave a s...
Posted in thread: Twice the hops and twice the yeast in an APA on 03-27-2010 at 01:31 PM
The one I had last night was actually less bitter. Here's a photo of it: