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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
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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
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!