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Posted in thread: Graff In Primary on 08-10-2009 at 05:13 PM
taking a hydrometer reading would probably help answer this question, but the short answer is
no, it should be fine. The first few days are usually the most vigorous fermentation so slowing
Posted in thread: Honestly I am so f*&#ing pissed about my beer right now on 08-04-2009 at 01:42 AM
I had a batch that didn't get down past 1.02. tasted sweet and gross in the bucket, still
crappy after a month. Two months later it was fantastic. I think it got stuck and came down a
little in the bo...
Posted in thread: Best response to telling someone you homebrew on 08-02-2009 at 06:01 AM
I told my grandfather that I started brewing a while ago, but only today got a brew to him.
Before I even poured it he asked if it was anything like Miller Highlife. I said, no, it's not,
Posted in thread: Fermentation or infection? on 08-02-2009 at 05:36 AM
That is why i said that it is highly unlikely. If it were fermented and then infected I would
agree with the commonly stated idea (i'm hesitant to use the word fact here just because
someone likely co...
Posted in thread: Fermentation or infection? on 08-01-2009 at 04:59 AM
I don't want to say it's impossible, but it's extremely unlikely that there is anything in
there that can hurt you in any way more than maybe an upset stomach. Without a picture or
experience with inf...
Posted in thread: Milky Star San on 07-31-2009 at 09:35 PM
I have super hard water and it turns cloudy in a matter of hours (overnight at least). The
first time i used it though i didn't know that it may or may not be a problem and went ahead
and used cloudy ...
Posted in thread: Apple tree care on 07-26-2009 at 09:55 PM
I think contacting your local agricultural extension office and nearest agricultural university
and/or looking on their websites would be a good start. Something like this (Assuming that is
Posted in thread: Bottle Cap Help on 07-11-2009 at 06:34 AM
Well I don' know anything about Philly or it's sports teams butGreen: Sierra NevadaBlue: Bud
Lite, I think, also Chimay BlueThe rest of them I'm at a loss for.Alaskan Amber is bright red,
but for some...
Posted in thread: Looking at getting a new fermenter on 07-11-2009 at 06:20 AM
I would think for another primary a second bucket would be just fine and then getting a 5
gallon carboy/better bottle for secondary and aging would be ideal. People always talk about
keeping things to...
Posted in thread: describe "cloying" please on 07-10-2009 at 09:15 PM
Bottle it and wait another month. My last porter was way too sweet and sugary feeling up until
about 5 or 6 weeks in bottle. Before carbing it was gross and after a couple of weeks in bottle
it was on...