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Posted in thread: Bottling on 12-01-2013 at 12:14 AM
Okay, gravity looks good and I'm ready to bottle!I cleaned bottles in some no rinse sanitizer
and brushed the inside,I then placed all bottles in 12 gallons of water no rinse sanitizer.
From there I p...
Posted in thread: last 2 brews taste sweet on 11-29-2013 at 08:13 PM
We're these full extract, PM, or AG? Those seem like pretty good FG's. Under attenuated would
be leaving you with higher FG and hence forth more unfermentable sugars (sweeter beer). What
were your fer...
Posted in thread: Is no rolling boil bad? on 11-28-2013 at 12:21 PM
I am just saying stainless is better suited . I used aluminum for quite a while .The nasties
thing I stated is just a fact . Feel the inside of your cheap turkey fryer pot . It is rough .
I am just sa...
Posted in thread: Brewing with Kids? on 11-26-2013 at 09:09 PM
As a parent of several kids this post gave me the best laugh of the day, thanks!P.S - Good luck
with that ;)Hahahahaha!! + infinity on that one!! My girl loves adding the hops additions. She
Posted in thread: Early bottling question? on 11-25-2013 at 08:17 PM
Accept the fact you are not bringing that beer and buy a 12 pack of your choice at the store to
bring....sorry. I had none to bring either so I am happy with fact that I will have PLENTY for
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a must? on 11-25-2013 at 08:03 PM
Is there a point of diminishing returns with dry hop time? What I'm asking is if there is a
difference between dry hopping for 7 days v. dry hopping for 14 days.some do 3 to 5 days, some
7, etc...but ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a must? on 11-25-2013 at 07:59 PM
:mug: Saw something recently that said it was a good idea to put the hops in a cheesecloth bag
or grain bag and weight the bag so that the hops sink to the bottom of the fermenter. I hadn't
Posted in thread: High OG on 11-25-2013 at 02:15 PM
Since you topped off with fresh water, you likely had a stratified wort and your reading was
inaccurate. It is exceptionally difficult to thoroughly mix wort after topping off...no matter
how well you...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a must? on 11-25-2013 at 02:36 AM
Dry hopping is so easy to do that if there's a beer style that benefits from this, then I do
it. Open lid, dump in pellets or leaves, and close lid. Spray some star san in appropriate
places during th...
Posted in thread: Question about dry hopping on 11-25-2013 at 02:24 AM
The fermentation process blows off a lot of the volatile hop oils released when dry hopping,
which is why you should wait for primary fermentation to finish before dry hoping. Foam may
indicate where ...