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Posted in thread: Let's Go Buffalo! on 12-31-2009 at 04:14 PM
Welcome, from Jamestown. If you are closer to the southside of Buffalo then I would recommend
Dunkirk Homebrew. That is where I get all my LHBS stuff. Owner's name is Steve.Welcome to the
world of HBT...
Posted in thread: First brew- to secondary or bottle? on 12-30-2009 at 06:33 PM
If you try and reboil then you will ruin your beer. Personally, I would let it sit in primary
for another two weeks, then bottle it and let it sit MINIMUM one month. Your beer will be
amazing and then...
Posted in thread: Top 3 Micro-Breweries on 12-30-2009 at 12:21 AM
I don't know if they are considered micro- or not, but three from my area would be....1.
Southern Tier Brewing Company2. Ellicottville Brewing Company3. Great Lakes Brewing
Posted in thread: First attempt on 12-30-2009 at 12:14 AM
My first attempt at homemade wine made from storebought juice. The recipe:3.75 gallons of
concord grape juice16 fl. oz of peach juice (organic, pasteurized)2.2 lbs dextrose2 tsp acid
blend1 1/2 tsp pe...
Posted in thread: Out of range OG on RIS from BB on 12-28-2009 at 03:39 PM
This brew is fermenting OUT OF CONTROL!!! It blew the lid off the airlock, spraying foam all
over SWMBO's dining room wall (she was pleased). So, I rigged an impromptu blow off tube
instead and there ...
Posted in thread: Out of range OG on RIS from BB on 12-27-2009 at 05:00 PM
This ^^Also, 1.074 seems low for an RIS... what kit was this?It was a Brewer's Best Kit.My
sample was a litte higher temperature than my pitching temp. If I recall it was about 90 when I
took it.The v...
Posted in thread: Out of range OG on RIS from BB on 12-27-2009 at 03:47 AM
With that much extract I find it hard to believe your OG was that low. Have you calibrated your
hydrometer?Exactly, which is why I am so stumped/concerned. I'm not a genius, but I was smart
enough to ...
Posted in thread: Out of range OG on RIS from BB on 12-27-2009 at 01:41 AM
The OG ran out of range on the BB RIS kit that I made today. At 5 gallons, after the boil was
complete it came in at 1.030The instructions recommendation was 1.078-1.082.The recipe was :8
oz. Crystal ...
Posted in thread: Mini mash question on 12-18-2009 at 06:11 PM
I'm making a porter this month and want to do a partial mash kit from austin to ease my way
into all grain brewing. There are two options of kits to order for partial mash. One kit
includes the DME, t...
Posted in thread: First Taste, Seems Crisp and flavorless. on 12-12-2009 at 01:48 PM
Listen to Revvy. It's natural to be anxious, don't sweat it. I would say give it two more weeks
in the bottles at around 7o degrees and then try another one. You'll be amazed at the