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  • Posted in thread: Did I Ruin My Beer? on 10-19-2016 at 05:28 PM
    Well, if you poured your beer through a paint strainer, you definitely added O2. The upside is
    that oxidation is a process. If you drink it fast, you might not even notice it. The longer it
    sits, the ...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? High F.G. on 10-18-2016 at 09:03 PM
    Seriously, just leave it alone. Different yeast ferment different sugars, so checking with
    other yeast isn't helpful. You are worrying about something that isn't a problem. 1.013 is a
    perfectly reason...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? High F.G. on 10-18-2016 at 08:53 PM
    Congratulazioni! You made beer. It it tastes good and it relatively clear, you can bottle it.
    If it tastes a bit green or the yeast haven't settled out yet, give it another week and check
    again. Kit d...

  • Posted in thread: Zeroing out alkalinity on 10-18-2016 at 07:38 PM
    Sure - the more predictable method is Bru'nWater :)You really can't predict mash ph from your
    strike ph - even with a known water profile. The mash PH will vary substantially with different
    grain bill...

  • Posted in thread: Zeroing out alkalinity on 10-18-2016 at 01:39 AM
    5.2 for the mash . The ph of the mash water isn't important and can't be used to predict the
    mash ph.

  • Posted in thread: Throwing in the towel on 10-16-2016 at 12:50 PM
    Just checked my pet bottles which have been carbonating for a week. Their firm to the touch,
    but have a cloudy look to them, & there's a thick layer of trub on the bottom of the bottle.
    The wort ferme...

  • Posted in thread: Complete novice= big mess on 10-14-2016 at 10:13 PM
    Congrats!, you are making beer. It's perfectly normal for it to foam up like that. The blowoff
    tube did it's job and I'd put the lid and tube back on. The fermenter itself is going to be a
    sticky mess...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing for fun ( and money ) on 10-14-2016 at 08:25 PM
    Why don't you just sell them the bottles and give the beer away? :)Anyway, it's not legal for
    you to sell your homebrew, even if you try to make it a more complicated transaction. If you
    really just w...

  • Posted in thread: IBU hater from Missouri on 10-14-2016 at 08:07 PM
    "Don't get me wrong, I can finish it, but if I am being honest, I don't really enjoy it.
    "So.... why do you want to brew beer? There is nothing wrong with preferring wine etcBefore you
    start, I'd high...

  • Posted in thread: Creating a concentrate question ?? on 10-12-2016 at 09:04 PM
    "Now I am still learning about efficiency and all of that good stuff...and I know when you are
    making a concentrate you sometimes need to "up" the ingredients so that it will all even out
    with the add...