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Posted in thread: Rotten Eggs on 11-20-2012 at 02:34 PM
Ok, thanks for the advice. I've brewed a lot of batches and this is the first time I ever
smelled this odor. It's still doing its thing so hopefully it will fade.
Posted in thread: Rotten Eggs on 11-19-2012 at 05:49 PM
I hope this batch is gonna be ok. I came in the house from work and the rotten egg smell is
everywhere. It's still fermenting and the airlock is bubbling away on Day 3. At what point do
you know a bee...
Posted in thread: Rotten Eggs on 11-19-2012 at 01:21 AM
It's a White Labs California Ale. It's not awful. It's slight. I just noticed the odor when I
walked into the kitchen and thought it was coming from the garbage and then realized it was the
Posted in thread: Rotten Eggs on 11-19-2012 at 12:43 AM
I am brewing a Winter Warmer Strong Ale. I pitched the yeast a bit cold, so after 12 hours at
62, I raised the temp to 68 and in no time the krausen started to form and the air lock was
Posted in thread: When to remove whole spices on 08-31-2012 at 10:07 PM
Sounds good. I don't wanna over spice it. Thanks!
Posted in thread: When to remove whole spices on 08-31-2012 at 09:45 PM
I'm brewing a pumpkin ale using cinnamon sticks, whole nutmeg and allspice. It's being added to
the boil 45 min in. Do I remove it when the boil is finished or does it stay in the fermenter?
Posted in thread: Substitute canned pumpkin for fresh? on 08-31-2012 at 08:21 PM
Thanks! One more question...I have whole cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, and allspice with the kit. It
says when to add but not when to remove it. Does it come out when the wort is chilled? Or stay
Posted in thread: Substitute canned pumpkin for fresh? on 08-31-2012 at 06:19 PM
Have a pumpkin ale recipe that calls for 5 lbs of fresh pumpkin. It's still August and I can't
find a pumpkin. Can I use canned?
Posted in thread: Do I Dump my Beer? Waaa! on 07-04-2012 at 01:08 AM
I'm happy to report that after only a few days, the brew actually has a little bit of head. A
huge improvement from the weekend. I swirled the bottles and put them on top of the fridge. I'm
Posted in thread: Do I Dump my Beer? Waaa! on 07-01-2012 at 03:11 AM
Again, thanks! I appreciate all the posts. I will definitely wait. I tried 2 beers from this
batch and both were flat. But I will wait it out and report back. Didn't mean to offend anyone
by thinking ...