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Posted in thread: Getting Ready! on 05-08-2015 at 05:41 AM
Your making a spirit, so have a good time and put your heart into it.
Posted in thread: Nervous about fermentation and infection on 04-12-2015 at 12:43 AM
let it set and see what happens. No point in doing anything. Just make things worse
Posted in thread: liquid yeast vs. dry yeast on 04-10-2015 at 01:25 AM
certainly try a liquid yeast, and decide for yourself. I like the smack packs for liquid yeast.
Just smack it and let it set till it blows up. Instant starter. That's not to say i don't use
dry. I do....
Posted in thread: Slight acidic aftertaste on all homebrews on 04-09-2015 at 09:44 PM
Also you could just buy a small bottle of distilled and taste test side by side with tap. Is
that the off flavor? Any small hints of it?
Posted in thread: Slight acidic aftertaste on all homebrews on 04-09-2015 at 07:51 AM
try using distilled water. It is a perfect 7. No flavors, nothing
Posted in thread: Slight acidic aftertaste on all homebrews on 04-09-2015 at 07:44 AM
Your water is a bit basic. If it was lower than 7 it would be acidic. 8 is a decent base. 9
will clean your drains
Posted in thread: Brown Sugar - Chocolate Stout Question on 03-20-2015 at 12:57 AM
Don't forget to consider ABV. that pound of brown sugar will up it. With over 10 pounds of malt
that could be 9% to 12% alcohol.
Posted in thread: Second Straight Batch Lost to Contamination :( on 01-04-2014 at 09:47 PM
I agree with pie man. Especially hoses. The are difficult to get clean. You may not be able to
see a slight stain on the imside. New one are cheap at any hardware stores.
Posted in thread: Coconut Kava Stout on 01-01-2014 at 03:41 PM
Posted in thread: Coconut Kava Stout on 01-01-2014 at 06:09 AM
You may not get the relax feeling from the kava. The yeast may eat it and get that relaxed
feeling. Yeast love caffiene too. That is why adding coffee to beer just yields flavor.Although
just before b...