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Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 12-12-2013 at 12:14 AM
Newbie here + 45 gal= 53956
Posted in thread: Pumpkin something on 08-24-2013 at 12:09 PM
I brewed Midwest's pumpkin ale a couple years ago, used safale US05. I thought it came out
great. I used my own spices, and 2 cans (60 oz) of Libby's Pumpkin PIE filling, baked in the
oven @ 350 for 3...
Posted in thread: Silly mistakes to avoid... on 02-28-2013 at 02:36 AM
I will add 1.If I include batch I just bottled tonight, my total is 1;). I did make 3 batches
about 20 years ago, but I do not count that. Now a silly mistake I made was not shaking up the
smack pack ...
Posted in thread: noob cold crashing ? on 02-26-2013 at 06:05 PM
Thanks for the info. I put the fermenting bucket into a fridge,which is below 40 deg. I am
planning on leaving it there for 18 hours. The wine fridge had the bucket at 48 deg. for 36
hours or so.cheer...
Posted in thread: noob cold crashing ? on 02-26-2013 at 12:03 AM
Thanks, A little back round about my 1st. brew. I didn't shake up the smack pack to make a
German Ale. It slowly fermented then stopped(hydro reading). The sample at that point smelled
good but was bi...
Posted in thread: noob cold crashing ? on 02-25-2013 at 01:34 PM
hey all, My first brew is about ready to bottle after some stupid rookie mistakes. Took a
sample reading and the fg has been steady for 3 days. Any how to make a short story long a
question. I am taki...
Posted in thread: Next upgrade? on 02-21-2013 at 01:55 AM
noob here:o. Does the paint mixer work ok? I know this will not work as well as an o2 tank. How
long do you use the paint mixer in the cooled wort?
Posted in thread: 1st.Brew here we go! on 02-18-2013 at 02:24 PM
update. The brew is burping the airlock a bit (6-8 per min). I don't know if that is good or
bad. I will take a gravity reading later to see if the reading is lower. If not, I may go to a
brew store f...
Posted in thread: 1st.Brew here we go! on 02-17-2013 at 11:10 PM
Update:confused:. My 1st beer has been in the fermentor for over 2 weeks(2 weeks from when it
started fermenting). So far,my fg is about 1.030 yesterday so I moved the bucket from a 62/3
degree room t...
Posted in thread: 1st.Brew here we go! on 02-10-2013 at 12:12 PM
Thanks, For the boil I added half the extract at the start and then half with 15 min left,when
I put in the wort chiller. I should have kept the 60 min clock going,while the wort came back
to the boil...