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Posted in thread: taste advice on 06-07-2005 at 07:47 AM
I have now had my brew in the kig keg for about 2 weeks and the pressure has really built up
now. I gave it a quick try and at the moment to tastes odd, a slightly sour start with a
sweeter mid taste ...
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-26-2005 at 08:48 AM
Ok, thanks for the help.I have now added a packet of liquid finings to the keg and it is now
sitting at 19 degrees. Is there any tell tales to show me when it is ready or do I just try a
bit in a coup...
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-23-2005 at 01:52 PM
I, for one, agree with the readings.I'm glad we could get your brew down to 1008. Now that's
better.So you don't get confused, ALL readings are taken BEFORE adding either the yeast or the
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-22-2005 at 09:22 AM
Yes, you are correct. Pitch more yeast - make sure you make a starter first, and then treat
this as a primary again. Just keep the cover and airlock on it in the meantime.I don't know if
you made a st...
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-16-2005 at 02:21 PM
Yeah, it tastes very sweet and slightly acidic. The back ground taste is fine but the sweetness
hits you in the face.I have no idea about the yeast but if there is still a lot of fermentable
sugar in ...
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-16-2005 at 01:09 PM
It is a Muntons Best Bitter Kit, I must admit I was not impressed by the yeast head it formed
on the primary, very thin and just looked like a few bubbles.Now there is no head on the
Posted in thread: Is my Yeast dead? on 05-15-2005 at 08:41 PM
(Appologies for duplicate post)OK guys, a bit of help on my first brew.After 4 days I
transfered to secondary with reading of 1020, another 4 days have passed (first day a very thin
layer of bubbles a...
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-15-2005 at 03:35 PM
OK guys, a bit of an update on the brew.After 4 days I transfered to secondary with reading of
1020, another 4 days have passed (first day a very thin layer of bubbles appeared on the
surface then wen...
Posted in thread: Brew Kettles and water heaters on 05-13-2005 at 01:56 PM
Hi alljust wanted your opinions on if these will do the job for a brew kettle and a pot to heat
up the water in for the mash tun. please as I dont want to waste money on kit if they are not
Posted in thread: reading a hydrometer on 05-12-2005 at 08:40 AM
I'm afraid I did not take a measurement at the start of the brew (I will know better next
time)Going to get a testing tube today so I can control the test a bit better.Really enjoying
my first venture...