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09-20-2009

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  • N. Illinois
  • Fat Tire Clone
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  • Posted in thread: Upgrading to Full Boil! Questions... on 04-23-2010 at 03:48 AM
    Thanks everyone - good advice from all!Based on what I am seeing, 10 gal is the best way to go.
    Next step is the turkey fryer or bayou classic. I'm going to do a bit more research down these
    routes, a...

  • Posted in thread: Upgrading to Full Boil! Questions... on 04-22-2010 at 04:05 PM
    Hi gang,After several partial boil extract batches, I am planning to change over to full boil.
    I'd like to get some recommendations from the group...1. I'd like to go directly to a 10 gal
    brewpot; my ...

  • Posted in thread: When to go from Primary to Secondary (If at all) on 11-15-2009 at 02:25 PM
    Granted I am a noob myself, but I have one primary and three secondaries, the plan being, that
    I can get a solid rotation going of fermentation, clarification, and bottling. So, mostly
    logistics. That...

  • Posted in thread: A couple of quick questions. on 11-15-2009 at 02:14 PM
    Hey StevenR - just bottled my first brew, and like you, had some issues with brew day. The
    important thing though is to keep going with it, and see what happens when you are finished
    with bottling. Fo...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation/clearing on 11-15-2009 at 12:24 PM
    Even though I only just bottled my first beer, I had tremendous success with clarity using a
    long primary and secondary. A quirk of bad scheduling left me with a 2 week primary
    fermentation, and nearl...

  • Posted in thread: First bottling! on 11-15-2009 at 12:12 PM
    I'd say my best practice thus far was the second 'fermentation' for clarity. I ended up with a
    very clear beer that looks great... let's just hope there are yeasties still alive for
    carbonation!

  • Posted in thread: First bottling! on 11-15-2009 at 11:42 AM
    So, no major issues here, just a brief description of how it went.So, the morning of, I ran my
    bottles through the dishwasher, no soap, on high-temperature water. The cycle completed, I
    pulled the bot...

  • Posted in thread: Strange Beer Color and Pressure in Secondary on 11-01-2009 at 10:37 PM
    Thanks all for helping to put my mind at ease. :)

  • Posted in thread: When to put extract into the boil? on 11-01-2009 at 10:36 PM
    Quite a bit of variation! For the record, I use a 2 gallon boil. I start off with 2.5 gallons
    in the pot, knowing that 0.5 gallons will boil off.I will try some of these methods next time
    to see what ...

  • Posted in thread: Strange Beer Color and Pressure in Secondary on 11-01-2009 at 03:16 PM
    .... airlock is back to normal now.... perhaps it has to deal with barometric pressure?

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6.5 gal Glass Primary: Air, waiting to be thoroughly cleaned 5.0 gal Glass Secondary 1: Air, waiting to be thoroughly cleaned 5.0 gal Glass Secondary 2: Air, cleaned 5.0 gal Glass Secondary 3: Air, cleaned On Deck: Fat Tire Clone Bottled, waiting: Nada Bottled, ready: Black Forest Stout, Vanilla Porter
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