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Posted in thread: First batch on 02-06-2013 at 07:22 PM
I have a gallon of juice and a gallon of cider going for almost 2 weeks and they both are still
going to town (bubbling away). I added a cup of corn sugar to each and split a package of
Noddigham Ale ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-23-2013 at 04:24 PM
Thanks for the replies guys.. I did the flashlight thing last night and it looked like there
was about an inch of foamy stuff on the sides of the bucket above the beer line, so assume it
is doing it's...
Posted in thread: What kit should I buy to start brewing? on 01-22-2013 at 09:21 PM
This is what I would take a look at, comes with a brewing ingredient kit and they will let
you choose from any ingredient kit they sell, it will be + or - the difference in price if its
not one of t...
Posted in thread: What kit should I buy to start brewing? on 01-22-2013 at 09:12 PM
As stated, try and locate a local Brew Supply store near you.I am a newbie like you and have
only brewed 2 batches so far. If you don't have a BSS near you you can use the internet. The 1
I got for X-...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-22-2013 at 08:12 PM
Don't worry if your brew takes up to 3 days to show signs fermenting.Especially if you used
liquid yeast and didn't make a big starter and oxygenate.It is also worth noting that no
bubbles in the air ...
Posted in thread: Beautiful night to brew in illinois! on 01-20-2013 at 06:40 PM
This could be my fault. I bought a new snowblower last year, finally caving in after the
previous 2 winters. Hasn't snowed enough to use it since.Yeah, I have a few friends that are
big into snowmobil...
Posted in thread: Newbie Brewbie on 01-20-2013 at 06:01 PM
Well, since the temps plummeted here in Chi-Town for the 1st time here in like 2 years, I have
no worries on fermenting my current batch too high anymore. Temp on the bucket went from 70 to
Posted in thread: Beautiful night to brew in illinois! on 01-20-2013 at 05:52 PM
I think my sister in Raleigh, NC has seen more snow this season than I have in the west
suburbs of Chicago (so far).Brewed yesterday here in the SW burbs when it was near 50
outside...:ban:Fired up t...
Posted in thread: Newbie Brewbie on 01-20-2013 at 02:07 AM
Cool. I will probably 2nd ferment the American pale ale (just to see) and single ferment the
Light Ale. Let them sit in the bottles for about 3 weeks before refrigerating.So I assume 69-70
is good for...
Posted in thread: Newbie Brewbie on 01-20-2013 at 01:28 AM
Thanks for the quick and to the point responses. :mug:For both my brews now fermenting, it was
Lallemand Danstar Ale Yeast.Hopefully the 69-70 it has been fermenting at the last 5-6 days
isn't too hig...