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Posted in thread: Beginner brewer in distress on 02-02-2013 at 06:01 AM
Wow... sorry guys. All of you are right. Somehow i miss read the reading on the hydrometer!
(Rookie mistake :( ) Thats awesome news for me though! I thought all was lost!!!!! :) It has
only been about...
Posted in thread: Beginner brewer in distress on 02-02-2013 at 01:29 AM
The beer tastes great though! just not carbonation and no alcohol... :(
Posted in thread: Beginner brewer in distress on 02-02-2013 at 01:28 AM
The beer was definitely at 1.14 FG. I checked it multiple times because i was in disbelief. I
pitched my yeast about 4 weeks ago and everything looked just the way it should. The yeast was
Posted in thread: Beginner brewer in distress on 02-02-2013 at 01:09 AM
This is my 4th time brewing. My first batch of beer was excellent, the last two have not been
that great. This fourth batch i brewed was an ESB. I made sure i did everything right, and
still came up w...
Posted in thread: Adding dry yeast to water before pitching. on 01-09-2013 at 05:30 AM
I may have misunderstood his information. He definitely knows what he is doing, and any false
info was probably on my misunderstanding. I just thought too high of a temperature would kill
the yeast. A...
Posted in thread: Adding dry yeast to water before pitching. on 01-09-2013 at 05:11 AM
So the owner at my local brewstore told me to bring a small amount of water to a boil to
sanitize, let cool to about 70 degrees, and add the yeast to the water before pitching to the
wort. The yeast k...
Posted in thread: Do i need to filter hops when transferring to carboy for fermentation? on 01-09-2013 at 04:11 AM
Thanks for the quick responses everyone... This is only my third time brewing, and although i
have had pretty impressive results in my last couple of brews (For a beginner), I'm still in
the learning ...
Posted in thread: Do i need to filter hops when transferring to carboy for fermentation? on 01-09-2013 at 02:44 AM
I just brewed two beers. One is an english style ESB, the other an APA. On the ESB I used a 7
gallon carboy and poured everything into it, including the leftover pellet hops from the boil.
I then pitc...
Posted in thread: Adding Lactose Milk Sugar on 12-04-2012 at 03:54 AM
I'm brewing a chocolate porter and am planning on adding milk sugar to sweeten it up a little.
I've read 4 oz. is a good start for 5 gallons. Do i need to do anything? Bring water to a boil,
add the l...
Posted in thread: Chocolate hazelnut porter on 11-28-2012 at 06:16 AM
I believe that recipe from Jamil Zainasheff and John Palmer is the exact same recipe i used. My
local brewing store had a book that I looked through and ended up picking up that recipe.