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Posted in thread: do i need a starter?--1.066 O.G. on 01-17-2014 at 11:54 PM
I wanted to brew a rye ipa with an og of 1.066 on Sunday but I haven't made it to ahs yet, was
planning on going Saturday am. I'd thought about making the starter tomorrow & pitching the
entire thing ...
Posted in thread: First timer on 01-14-2014 at 01:23 AM
my vote is for ahs' orange creamsicle...its the nuts.
Posted in thread: Where/How do you Label? on 01-11-2014 at 03:08 AM
I use Illustrator to design my labels & then have them printed on regular paper with a laser
printer. Affix with gelatin & its the bomb. I know there's other free software out there that
would be simi...
Posted in thread: rookie needs help on 01-11-2014 at 01:46 AM
what was your final gravity? bottomed out means...?how long was it in primary?
Posted in thread: Murphy's Stout clone almost done after just 3 days on 01-09-2014 at 11:30 AM
I like to leave my stouts & porters in the bucket for a few weeks, generally a minimum of 3.
It'll take a good while in bottles before it matures into a great beer...I've found that darker
beer tends ...
Posted in thread: Ideas for a orange cream ale on 01-07-2014 at 09:39 PM
that orange creamsicle kit is delish. crazy good.
Posted in thread: 1st Brew-How is it looking? on 01-01-2014 at 03:34 PM
It's hard to know if fermentation's stopped just by looking at things. Your best bet is the
gravity reading...which indicates you still have a bit of time left. 4-5 days is minimal, I'd
start out with...
Posted in thread: FG 1.028 too high to bottle? on 12-29-2013 at 01:50 AM
update: I've had the bucket on the kitchen counter for the last 3 weeks, my wife is thrilled. I
did my best to just leave it alone after swirling it a bit & decided this week to check on it.
Posted in thread: FG 1.028 too high to bottle? on 12-05-2013 at 02:15 AM
thanks for the advice! I'll swirl it tonight & check the gravity again next week. I'll leave it
in the house @ 75 degrees. I'll update too.I appreciate the insight, I learn a lot from
Posted in thread: FG 1.028 too high to bottle? on 12-05-2013 at 01:48 AM
i brewed this on Nov 17th, so 2 1/2 weeks ago (the 5 days was just for coconut in
secondary).Trox---yeah, that wild dip to the low fifties. Maybe swirl it a bit and let it sit
for another week or so?