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  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-13-2012 at 08:59 AM
    Mine had a very small krausen the first few days w/minimal airlock activity. It fell to the
    bottom early day 3 then it took off like crazy...like 6 or more inches of frothy goodness on
    top. Relax and ...

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-08-2012 at 10:52 AM
    Put my 2gallons in a TAD today with a few bottles to spare. WOW! I can't wait for this to carb
    up. If it's better than my yeasty dregs sample...this is fantastic! The only thing I may do
    next time is ...

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 11-27-2012 at 12:09 PM
    Hey guys I made up a Graff using some left over grains and is doing the double krausen..like a
    saison. It doesn't look contaminated or anything I'm just wondering if this is normal for
    graff. 2 Gallon...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone in okinawa on 10-09-2012 at 01:35 PM
    Welcome to the island! If you want faster replys to Oki specific things you'll get a faster
    response on the Okinawa Brewers Facebook page. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Anyone in okinawa on 08-28-2012 at 02:24 PM
    Hey Bill!I'm on Kadena over by Jack's Place and I kept the kids busy capping my porter for the
    typhoon...let me know if you want to a little swapping. I've only got a couple of brews under
    my belt so,...

  • Posted in thread: The 1.020 Curse on 08-28-2012 at 10:42 AM
    Zeg...I think you've probably proven my thought.-I use a cheap aluminum pot-Electric stove-I
    mix the extract off heat but after the hot break and two teenagers always hovering in the
    kitchen; I'm not ...

  • Posted in thread: The 1.020 Curse on 08-27-2012 at 02:00 PM
    The hydrometer is good and I was just reading another thread and a guy mentioned the boil size.
    I do 2.5 gallon boils for 5 gallon batch....hmmm....I wonder if I'm causing caramelization by
    not heatin...

  • Posted in thread: The 1.020 Curse on 08-27-2012 at 01:41 PM
    I've used the dry pack yeast Safale S-04 and US-05 for my beers. The S-04 I know attenuates
    higher that's why for the second round I swiched to US-05...Maybe I should try Nottingham? I've
    read it can ...

  • Posted in thread: The 1.020 Curse on 08-27-2012 at 09:45 AM
    Sorry to bring a thread back from '08 but it's the best discussion I've found on the 1.020
    curse. So here's the deal, I'm a new brewer and have a couple of batches down and all have
    stopped at 1.020!-...

  • Posted in thread: MoreBeer Brown Porter Frementation Questions on 08-10-2012 at 11:19 AM
    I thought about taking it out and leave at room temp...but with AC blasting I can only keep the
    house at 75F. I'll check the FG after I get back!

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