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Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 06-23-2010 at 06:54 AM
Low esters are easy to achieve at lower fermentation temps. Like 68F to 62F. Try using your
basement and possibly use a water soak with wet towels draped over the fermenter. Thats the low
cost best op...
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 06-23-2010 at 01:31 AM
alright, thanks for the input. i'll be putting us 05 onto my next order.i was looking for a
nice, light, lawnmower beer for the summer, and this sure looks just about right. i have a beer
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 06-22-2010 at 11:44 PM
I'd order half a dozen packets of US-05 from the internet and keep them in the fridge if I were
you. They last a while.yeah, that's my plan, but i've got to deal with the here and now! :)so,
should i ...
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 06-22-2010 at 09:15 PM
i saw a bad experience with this beer and notty, but that's all i have and my lhbs price their
yeasts like gold (or diamonds maybe)...anybody else have any thoughts on using notty?
Posted in thread: 2 cleaning questions on 06-08-2010 at 12:46 AM
as far as the oxiclean goes, if you have water like i do, it will leave a crystalline film on
everything. i just have to do a weak acid rinse (some vinegar in water) to remove it. works
great, but cau...
Posted in thread: brewed my first batch of beer last night! on 06-07-2010 at 11:56 PM
oh, and if you bottle, you will have "stuff" at the bottom of your bottle. it's the yeast and
it's by products settling out from the carbonation process. you just pour your beer off of it.
you'll be a...
Posted in thread: brewed my first batch of beer last night! on 06-07-2010 at 11:53 PM
i rack to a bottling bucket and bottle from there, or else you would get tons of sh*t in your
bottles.and don't worry about the trub at the bottom of your fermenter, you will rack (siphon)
your beer o...
Posted in thread: Smell a good taste indicator? on 06-07-2010 at 11:44 PM
i sample as i go. i drink every hydro reading and i drink a bottle every week after i bottle it
just to see how it's doing. while it may not actually effect the final outcome, i can tell now
how my be...
Posted in thread: brewed my first batch of beer last night! on 06-07-2010 at 11:35 PM
if you condition them at 70*, they won't be carbed in a week anyway. i bottle, and i usually
plan on at least 4 weeks (and better to go 6) after i brew before they are ready to drink. i'm
better at wa...
Posted in thread: brewed my first batch of beer last night! on 06-07-2010 at 11:24 PM
i would, but that's just me. you can get by with 2 weeks, but that extra week will only help.
that said, i've done 2 weeks several times!and as far as the secondary goes, i'd probably skip
it and just...