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Posted in thread: 4th batch, changing up my water profile on 02-05-2016 at 02:18 PM
Have you found a water report for your tap water? I just got in to Bruin water and it's an
awesome spreadsheet, I will be treating my water for the first time ever on my Kiwi IPA I will
brew this week...
Posted in thread: Where to start fermenting my first batch? on 02-05-2016 at 02:04 PM
Thanks for the replies guys. I can't relax with a homebrew yet, but I'll be on my way soon!Just
thought of another question:The yeast package says to rehydrate before use, the directions from
BB say t...
Posted in thread: First Extract brew, Did I screw up? on 02-05-2016 at 01:33 AM
Ummm... No. Ale yeast are top croppers (fermentors) and lager yeasts are bottom fermentors.
Pretty basic brewing idea. No offense. MikeYou're right, my bust for responding in middle of a
work day! OP ...
Posted in thread: wilserbrewer BIAB Bags, Superbowl Sale and Free Pool Giveaway on 02-04-2016 at 07:44 PM
Posted in thread: Forced carb three kegs on 02-04-2016 at 06:57 PM
My burst carbing procedure:[*]CO2 purge the keg[*]Fill the keg with cold-crashed beer [*]purge
the headspace 11-15 times at 30 PSI[*]Set the regulator to 45 PSI[*]Let it sit at cold
temperatures with ...
Posted in thread: Forced carb three kegs on 02-04-2016 at 06:54 PM
Sounds like you may have found out the issue OP. Good luck come Sunday! From a force carb
perspective there's no need to roll kegs etc....just put at 30PSI for 48h, then purge and hook
back up at arou...
Posted in thread: First Extract brew, Did I screw up? on 02-04-2016 at 06:37 PM
Grain or extract? Stuff like this happens at first, try not to sweat it and just sit back and
let it relax at room temp. Temp control is typically most important for the first 3-5 days and
after that ...
Posted in thread: First brew! Questions regarding fermentation on 02-02-2016 at 07:48 PM
Those strips are notoriously inaccurate. What was ambient temp? In air (as opposed to submerged
in water, like a swamp cooler which I would urge you to do for easy and cheap temp control) you
Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 02-02-2016 at 12:02 PM
Have you actually read the thread? Do you think it would have been continuously active for 8
whole years if people weren't? :confused:Kyack! I kinda laugh at the people spending hundreds
of dollars on...
Posted in thread: Weird bitterness in IPA on 02-01-2016 at 06:32 PM
Same happened with me on a recent AE rye IPA kit from NB. It tastes really good up front and
then right after swallowing there's this odd bitterness that takes over. Not enough to make you
want to tos...