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Posted in thread: I have 10 gallons of **** beer. on 11-22-2009 at 02:40 AM
So I bottled the pale ale today. I siphoned from underneath the top film. It wasn't oily, but a
hazy film. I had a stronger stench today that I was worried about, but all the odor seemed to
be in the ...
Posted in thread: I have 10 gallons of **** beer. on 11-20-2009 at 07:52 PM
I'm thinking i could have had a false reading when taking wort temp before pitching. after
taking the temp off the top of the wort and pitching the yeast, the bucket felt warmer to the
touch at the bo...
Posted in thread: I have 10 gallons of **** beer. on 11-20-2009 at 04:59 AM
My golden ale still tastes as if I opened a bottle after 4 days when it really has been in the
bottles for 5 weeks. Weird odor I can't explain. Not very drinkable. Not getting better. Pale
ale in ferm...
Posted in thread: "Green" yeasty flavors/odors after 3 weeks in bottles? on 11-05-2009 at 10:01 PM
yeah i took it out of the fridge and I'll wait a few more weeks. probably wont even sample
another one for at least 2 more weeks
Posted in thread: "Green" yeasty flavors/odors after 3 weeks in bottles? on 11-05-2009 at 01:41 AM
A golden ale that I had in the primary for 3 weeks then bottled. There were still plenty of
yeast clumps floating around in the fermentor at bottling time. Not a dense yeast sludge at the
Posted in thread: Yeast coagulate floating on top? on 10-06-2009 at 04:35 PM
i read on these forums that you add gelatin typically 3-4 days before bottling and that you
can't really add the gelatin "too early"is that right?
Posted in thread: Yeast coagulate floating on top? on 10-06-2009 at 04:24 PM
about 10 days in the primary fermentor, I opened it up to stir in some gelatin and I saw what
seemed to be yeast clumps floating on top. There were some hops in these clumps as well. They
broke apart ...
Posted in thread: Should I add some chocolate extract to this recipe? on 10-02-2009 at 03:22 AM
my last brew was a chocolate cream stout and I used hershey's special dark cocoa powder. it was
added at the end of the boil.and just now looking at the recipe, I realized I put double the
amount of c...
Posted in thread: Lactose question on 10-01-2009 at 12:58 AM
i hear you can add it at the end of the boil, but you don't have to.my last batch was a
chocolate cream stout and I boiled it with my bottling sugar at bottling time. came out fine.
Posted in thread: Irish moss, gelatin, and secondary fermentation. on 09-28-2009 at 06:29 AM
Well I'm brewing my 3rd batch which is a golden ale. OG 1.052. I can post the recipe if needed.
I brewed on friday and used some irish moss. Do these fining ingredients shorten the need for
any type o...