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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 04-15-2013 at 12:53 AM
Brewed a belgian blonde, racked Scottish 80 to secondary, sorted grain bags in the brewery...
and drank homebrew
Posted in thread: why go electric? on 04-13-2013 at 01:06 AM
Went electric after carbon monoxyde poisoning with propane... never again. Plus : -everything
in the same room (no need to carry stuff outside)-brewing indoors-cheaper-temp control-no
fumes-no tank to...
Posted in thread: Obligatory panic thread: Infection? on 04-13-2013 at 12:46 AM
How would you describe the "off-flavor" ?
Posted in thread: Does this look ok? on 04-05-2013 at 02:01 AM
Lol me too! I'm quite the voyeur. I get down on the ground and just watch my fermenter go
crazy. Fun watching them eat so voraciously that the wort is just churning like crazy.I built a
shelf so I wou...
Posted in thread: New brewer on 03-26-2013 at 12:20 AM
You definitely need to give it a couple more weeks to age. It is normal not to have lacing and
big head with such a young brew ! Also, make sure your glass is really clean (i.e. no traces of
soap or r...
Posted in thread: Hello, I'm a First-Time Brewer on 03-23-2013 at 01:15 AM
My daughter always helps me brew....oh wait, she's 30 years old! Need I mention she helps me
drink it too....:tank:Wow... can't wait until that day happens !! :DCheers to both of you !
Posted in thread: Hello, I'm a First-Time Brewer on 03-23-2013 at 12:40 AM
I agree, my daughter helped me with the initial wort and racking to the secondary fermenter.
Both kids are looking forward to bottling this weekend, probably so they can use the
capper.hahaha yeah I t...
Posted in thread: New brewer on 03-22-2013 at 11:09 PM
No problem !Yes, 80F is a tad high. most ale yeasts will work between 15-24 celsius (59-75F)
but i suggest the lower end of the spectrum so you don't get beers that are too estery/fruity
Posted in thread: New brewer on 03-22-2013 at 01:47 AM
Your OG and FG are higher due to the maple syrup you added. BTW, 1.046 is not high.. don't rely
on this orange marking on your hydrometer. Mine doesn't make sense too ! 1.013 for 3 days in a
Posted in thread: Hello, I'm a First-Time Brewer on 03-22-2013 at 12:27 AM
Yup, good job on the brew !I'm watching hockey.. montreal vs NY enjoying a belgian wit of my
own.I find, too, that homebrewing is good to the family. In fact, my kids love to come stir the
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