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Posted in thread: Ready to bottle? on 06-18-2013 at 06:41 PM
If you have no way of checking the gravity, then I would let it sit for another week just to be
on the safe side. Airlock activity does not determine if fermentation is complete. Better to
keep it in ...
Posted in thread: Temperature after primary fermentation is complete on 06-07-2013 at 11:05 PM
If I ferment my APA at 65F for a week, and believe the primary fermentation is done, can I pull
it out of my fermentation refrigerator and let it sit at room temp (~77F) with out negatively
Posted in thread: Sanitation Strategies on 06-04-2013 at 06:45 PM
I keep a filled up 5 gal Home Depot bucket with distilled water and my star san at all times.
I've read that using distilled water (as long as the bucket stays covered) lasts indefinitely.
I usually s...
Posted in thread: 12oz vs 22 oz on 02-27-2013 at 02:50 AM
I usually bottle with a case of 12oz bottles and a case of 22oz. I typically use the 12oz'ers
as the ones to give to people to try. The 22oz'ers I enjoy exclusively for myself since I
mostly enjoy my ...
Posted in thread: Honey? on 02-18-2013 at 11:24 PM
You should try steeping some honey malt if you want some honey flavor. Try steeping a pound of
it if you want a strong hint of honey flavor.
Posted in thread: First Trappist Ale - Any Tips? on 12-12-2012 at 01:26 AM
At this stage in the game, I really don't have a way to regulate the temperature other than my
AC setting. Is there any easy way to do this that I'm not considering? My first thought is a
water bath t...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Bourbon Dubbel on 11-14-2012 at 04:26 PM
Yes, you are right in thinking that the potential Alcohol scale equates to the brew attenuating
to 1.000. I can't be sure what your brew will attenuate to but if your starting gravity reading
Posted in thread: Tripel Karmeliet partial mash kit on 11-08-2012 at 04:58 PM
[QUOTE=springtime;4557211] I have found most if not all kits are difficult to keep color as
light as originals. Any advise is certainly welcome. QUOTE]When are you adding your malt
extract? Is it at t...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde all extrand 2nd batch help on 10-30-2012 at 03:20 PM
Yup that should be good. It was my misunderstanding. I see alot of recipes that call for honey
to be added during the boil leading to believe that it will yield the honey flavor. But if the
Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde all extrand 2nd batch help on 10-29-2012 at 07:17 PM
If you wanted a honey taste to your brew, may I suggest steeping some honey malt. Simply adding
the honey to the wort will only give it a drier finish, but will not give it a honey taste
since the hon...