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Posted in thread: Minimum time to force carb on 02-06-2011 at 11:45 AM
I know this is an age old question as we are all eager to try our new brews. I got a bit of a
late start kegging the beer I had made for my super bowl party. What's the shortest length of
time I can g...
Posted in thread: Has something gone wromg here? on 02-02-2011 at 01:18 AM
Smells outstanding. 1.5oz of simcoe. That sounds promising. The fermentation has been complete
for about 8 days now. There is a small green "haze" at the top; the co2 maybe clinging to that.
Hop bag s...
Posted in thread: Has something gone wromg here? on 02-02-2011 at 12:56 AM
This is a pale ale brewed a couple weeks ago. I dry hopped it for the past 6 days. Tonight I
took the hop bag out and all of the sudden I started getting white speckles on the top of the
beer. Is this...
Posted in thread: lagering question on 09-27-2010 at 03:58 PM
I've brewed my first lager (Oktoberfest) and have a few post-fermentation, lagering
questions.After my d-rest, I racked to secondary and put in the temp-regulated freezer Each day
dropping it a few de...
Posted in thread: diacetyl rest on 09-10-2010 at 01:12 AM
So then Yooper_Brew, if I read this correct, even if I am passed my 75% fermentation, I can
leave it in primary at ~70° until the taste is gone, then rack to secondary put back in the
keezer, and lowe...
Posted in thread: diacetyl rest on 09-09-2010 at 10:53 PM
I'm doing my first lager, specifically an Oktoberfest. It's been at 55° for 12 days.
Fermentation appears about complete however I have not taken a gravity reading. Have I missed
my diacetyl rest peri...
Posted in thread: Johnny Jump Up Cider on 08-26-2010 at 12:43 AM
does the apple juice need to come to boil or do i literally just pour everything in the carboy
Posted in thread: Road Trip Brew Tour on 05-07-2010 at 04:28 PM
I just visited Hopcat recently and was very impressed. I grew up in Holland, MI, so I'm
semi-partial to west Michigan breweries, especially New Holland. Hopcat is an interesting set
up and I was pleas...
Posted in thread: Irish Moss necesary in Belgian Wit? on 04-20-2010 at 01:23 AM
I've used it in most of my recipes, but a Belgian Wit is one of those tweeners that sometimes
having a bit cloudy is ok. Thought?
Posted in thread: How do I connect bottling bucket spigot to the bottle filler? on 04-10-2010 at 08:53 PM
Normally I keg my beer, but I have gotten a little ahead of myself so I need to bottle this one
(no empty kegs). I bought a kit that came with a bottling bucket and bottling equipment,
however my bott...