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Posted in thread: First Batch Fermentation Questions on 10-03-2010 at 03:37 PM
You should just wait. It will take it a month or more to fully ferment, and the krausen to go
down, I had one batch take FOREVER (3 months!) to calm down.
Posted in thread: Beer Ruined on 04-26-2010 at 04:50 PM
It also seems that just soaking in warm water does quite well too. I tried it after my last
batch, and all of the crud from the krausen came right off, no scrubbing needed.
Posted in thread: Banana Esters on 04-26-2010 at 04:37 PM
I'm currently running into a problem with the hefe I brewed on Saturday.I know my ambient temp
is too high (70 degrees), so, I think I'll need to figure out a way to cool down the ambient to
Posted in thread: Can't stop the foam on 04-26-2010 at 10:31 AM
Whew! Man, I'm glad you didn't dump it! Would have to report you for alcohol abuse if you had!
Posted in thread: high final gravity and weird taste at bottling... on 04-23-2010 at 10:30 AM
I would say just wait it out. It's hard telling if it will go away or not. Try one in a week,
then another in 2, then 3....etc.Hopefully it will turn out fine. But from everything I hear,
don't dump i...
Posted in thread: Brewing with your kid..Part #2 on 04-22-2010 at 04:59 PM
I haven't actually brewed "with" my kids, but they hang out to see what's going on.My 10 year
old isn't too interested, but my 2 year old (both boys), loves to hang out in the kitchen while
I do it.Th...
Posted in thread: new meaning to "island brewery" on 04-22-2010 at 04:41 PM
Man, it looks like it would end up being "roughin' it" camping as a lifestyle. I love going
camping, but I'm not too sure I would like it living that way, though, I guess you would get
used to it. Hel...
Posted in thread: Cooking food in wort pot? on 04-22-2010 at 01:59 AM
lol ive made 70 gallons of chili in the brewkettle at a cookoff one day and made 100 gals of
beer the nextThat must be one huge kettle!
Posted in thread: Looking to begin brewing. on 04-20-2010 at 01:04 AM
I'm not really sure about books, I have gotten most of my reading online.As for kits, I started
with a Mr. Beer, but it is small. But then I found one of the plastic 5 gal water bottles,
cleaned it up...
Posted in thread: Rookie Porter question on 04-18-2010 at 05:00 PM
How long was it in the fermenter? I just bottled a batch last night that I started in January
(I would have done it a month ago, but the cold weather in Jan/Feb made the yeast fall asleep
for 3 weeks!...