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Posted in thread: Multiple Questions on 01-03-2014 at 05:22 PM
Leave it as it is. Theoretically, at this point you could boil some sugar in water and add that
to boost ABV. But why bother. It would change the character of the beer. Next time go with a
Posted in thread: Tinny, Metallic flavor - Hefeweizen on 01-03-2014 at 08:00 AM
I just recently experienced a problem where several batches kept tasting metallic as you
described. I posted here on a thread named "Bad Tasting Batches." For me it turned out that the
problem was the...
Posted in thread: Forgot to take OG reading on 01-02-2014 at 04:09 PM
Your beer is fine. Sometimes it can take a while before visible fermentation starts. Also,
don't worry about forgetting the OG reading. Since it was an extract kit you can be pretty
confident that the...
Posted in thread: Multiple Questions on 01-02-2014 at 04:03 PM
Thank you for all of the great posts/replies. My Hydrometer reading was 1.050 (Sorry, I put
1.05 in my OP...I didn't know or realize if the last zero was necessary!! But now I will know
for future pos...
Posted in thread: Multiple Questions on 01-02-2014 at 04:40 AM
You will probably get multiple responses, so take it all in! :)First, I have been reading and
watched a "movie" called Brewing a Better Beer. Both places say that when you start fermenting,
Posted in thread: New Beers Resolutions! on 01-01-2014 at 08:27 PM
Enter a brewing competition.
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 01-01-2014 at 08:25 PM
60,245.5 + 65 = 60,310.5
Posted in thread: Sanitizing question on 01-01-2014 at 08:21 PM
Maybe I'm missing something but it sounds like the OP is talking about sanitizing stuff
pre-boil. The only equipment that needs to be sanitized is the stuff that will touch the wort
after it has been ...
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 01-01-2014 at 07:05 PM
Ready for the verdict?My APA has been kegged for a few days now, and I can confidently say that
the off flavor is GONE! Really, the only thing I changed for this last brew was to boil water
in the ket...
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-29-2013 at 11:18 PM
I originally thought it was water related, but I switched from filtered hose water back to
water from my fridge and the problem did not go away. I suppose it could be chloramines in the
local water su...