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Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 06-21-2012 at 12:01 PM
Thanks for the info. I'm a new homebrewer (1 yr. extract brewing) and this is the first of my
12 batches that showed absolutely no airlock activity for the first 3.5 days. Brewed a Torpedo
IPA clone. ...
Posted in thread: Did I rehydrate yeast properly? on 08-22-2011 at 01:03 PM
Do you (or should you) give the wort a little stir with a sterilized spoon after pitching the
yeast? Will this harm/affect the beer?
Posted in thread: Most violent fermentation to date!!!! on 08-16-2011 at 04:55 PM
I had the same problem when I fermented my 1st 2 Hearted ale batch, although I didn't harvest
the yeast from the Bell's bottles. The thing went super crazy and I just caught it in time from
Posted in thread: Best cheap commercial beer you've ever had? on 08-15-2011 at 04:29 PM
High School days: Old Dutch, Pearl, Little KingsCollege days: Genesse Cream Ale, Goebel,
Rolling Rock, MeisterbrauNowadays: PBR if it's the only thing around (I stopped drinking cheap
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch.... IPA turned out great. on 08-15-2011 at 01:13 PM
Okay, so I thought I had "Beginner's Luck" on my first batch coming out so well, but yesterday
I pulled my first pint of Two Hearted IPA clone from the keg and oooohhhh my... excellent! (if
I do say s...
Posted in thread: First time kegging and overwhelmed with methods! on 07-29-2011 at 06:11 PM
i rack into keg the night before, then put in kegerator. force carb the next morning. im sure
you want to try it out since youve never kegged on before, so why wait a week? the carbonation
will get be...
Posted in thread: 4 days in-- does this look right? pic on 07-27-2011 at 05:25 PM
I said it before and I'll say it again. I love newbie posts like these because it affords me
the opportunity to see pictures of fermenting beer. And who doesn't love that!? :rockin:It's
looking good; ...
Posted in thread: can i add things to the primary? on 07-27-2011 at 05:13 PM
I have an Oberon clone in primary (wheat beer w/ hints of spice and orange). To kick up the
orange taste a notch, how much should I use? This is a 5 gallon batch. Should I use orange zest
or can I sim...
Posted in thread: 1st pull from my 1st ever brew..... on 07-23-2011 at 10:46 AM
Was finally able to pull a pint of my first ever brewed beer (Mackinac Red) and I am very
pleased with the results! It came out much better than I could have ever hoped. My hubby said
it tasted "just ...
Posted in thread: fermenter explosion - HELP! on 07-18-2011 at 01:02 PM
Almost had the same problem. Brewed my first every IPA (Two Hearted clone) on Sat. night. Put
it in the basement where it is relatively cool and dark. Noticed some activity in the airlock
the next mor...