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Posted in thread: Brewing in the garage with a propane burner? on 03-16-2012 at 06:55 PM
Make sure there's nothing gross on the ceiling that could drip into your beer. I've brewed a
few batches on the patio of my apartment, and the bottom of the patio above mine had some nasty
Posted in thread: My 1st taste............. BITTER!!!! on 03-13-2012 at 06:54 PM
I wouldn't worry about it since it's still very young. The bitterness comes from boiling the
hops, not letting them sit in the fermentor. I'm sure it'll be fine once it's carbed
Posted in thread: I am currently fermenting Ovaltine. on 02-28-2012 at 01:30 AM
Good thing I found this thread today and didn't have to wait a month and a half like everyone
Posted in thread: The big move !!!! on 02-23-2012 at 07:30 PM
Since you're brewing a lager you will also need a cold place to ferment.
Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller Smells Strongly Like Metal - Problem? on 02-21-2012 at 07:19 PM
Palmer suggests cleaning with acetic acid (vinegar) once in a while:
Posted in thread: tried the first bottle on 11-29-2011 at 07:40 PM
I've made 6 brews now and that feeling of accomplishment is still there each time
Posted in thread: Priming with DME- What Temperature? on 11-29-2011 at 07:36 PM
Thanks for the info, maybe I won't use DME again...
Posted in thread: Priming with DME- What Temperature? on 11-28-2011 at 08:25 PM
Hello all,I'm following a recipe from North American Clone Brews for a Sierra Nevada Porter
clone, plus I added about 2 cups of cold brewed coffee before bottling.The book's recipe said
to prime with ...
Posted in thread: Should I Re-cap? on 11-24-2011 at 05:53 PM
Sounds easy enough, thanks for the advice and happy Thanksgiving! :mug:
Posted in thread: Should I Re-cap? on 11-23-2011 at 08:50 PM
If they do start bursting, venting caps is incredibly easy/straightforward. You don't need to
remove them.So I just pop them a little with a bottle opener, then re-crimp?