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Posted in thread: Bottling a big beer on 03-27-2010 at 03:34 PM
My first batch was a maple stout. I'm pretty sure the OG was around 1.117. After 2 weeks in a
primary, and so far 1 week in a secondary, it loks like the fermentation has slowed to a crawl,
if not end...
Posted in thread: west coast hops vs east coast hops on 03-17-2010 at 04:50 PM
Can someone please educate me on the characteristics of west vs. east coast hops? Also, name
some of the varieties of each, and maybe some of their individual characteristics. Which (in
your opinion, ...
Posted in thread: Did I get a wrong OG? on 03-07-2010 at 01:49 PM
I've been told that my OG reading was probably off for my first brew attempt. I wouldn't be
surprised, because I knew going in my recipe was pretty "robust."Maybe the hydrometer stuck to
the sides of ...
Posted in thread: Help...fermentation stalled on 03-06-2010 at 04:14 PM
Thanks Dan...Do you mean without hydrating?
Posted in thread: Help...fermentation stalled on 03-06-2010 at 03:36 PM
any suggestions about aerating?Should I?How?Thanks again!
Posted in thread: Help...fermentation stalled on 03-06-2010 at 03:21 PM
Thank you Wiz...That's what I suspected and figured I may need to pitch again.
Posted in thread: Help...fermentation stalled on 03-06-2010 at 03:10 PM
Seems to have been a "generic" yeast...it came in a stout kit: "Muntons Active Brewing Yeast -
Product of the EU" 6 grams.Started fermenting at about 70 degrees. After about a week, the temp
in my bas...
Posted in thread: Help...fermentation stalled on 03-06-2010 at 02:32 PM
Hi all...any and all suggestions are apreciated. My first batch ever and after 3 days of
vigorous action, fermentation stopped. OG was 1.070. When it stalled after 3 days it was 1.060.
After 7 days st...
Posted in thread: first batch and an ambitious try at it on 02-25-2010 at 07:24 PM
I'm doing a maple stout. After 3 days of fermentation, the acivity has slowed to a crawl. Is
that normal?Also, I was curious, so I took an SG reading today, and it looks like almost
exactly 1.060. I'm...
Posted in thread: What kind of yeast is this? on 02-22-2010 at 04:05 PM
I got this in a stout kit but modified the recipe quite a bit. The label reads:"Muntons Active
Brewing Yeast""6 grams""A Product of the EU"That's all it said on the label. Just curious if