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Posted in thread: Second batch, need help pinpointing the problem on 12-19-2013 at 03:37 AM
Appreciate all the replies everyone. I will certainly heed the advice given here and continue
to read up on these forums for advice in future brews. I am about to bottle my porter tmw so
wish me luck ...
Posted in thread: Second batch, need help pinpointing the problem on 12-18-2013 at 02:43 AM
johnsnownw: I don't entirely trust my wives opinion on the acidic flavor but it is possible. I
a wondering if due to the honey perhaps there is a bit of a mead type flavor? As I have never
had mead be...
Posted in thread: Second batch, need help pinpointing the problem on 12-17-2013 at 02:59 AM
It was in my garage so while not exactly a controlled environment it stayed pretty constant
around 70 degrees. I have read that the secondary isn't really necessary and there's more risk
than gain so ...
Posted in thread: Second batch, need help pinpointing the problem on 12-17-2013 at 02:41 AM
I tried my first batch nearly 3 years ago and decided to give this another go now that I can
work in a kitchen larger than most peoples 1/4 baths. I currently have a Ale Pail bucket kits,
with a few m...
Posted in thread: Colorado Springs brewers? on 10-15-2013 at 12:22 AM
So far I'm 50/50 with it. Granted this is only my third batch so there is plenty of room for
error. Last week I bottled my brown ale, it tasted off but I am hoping that carbonation and
time will make ...
Posted in thread: (bottle) Size matters? on 10-07-2013 at 10:00 PM
Interesting... I have half liter bottles flip tops that I brought back from Germany, that's all
I have used. My next trip I plan on bringing back some 3 liter bottles to try some brews in...
Posted in thread: Colorado Springs brewers? on 10-07-2013 at 03:40 AM
Figured I would chime in here, new to HBT and home brewing. I have two batches going now and we
will see how they turn out. Since we are all from the same area any advice on using the tap
water from C...
Posted in thread: Porter in a secondary on 10-04-2013 at 06:04 AM
Thanks, it seems as though the old way. to get it into secondary quickly has gone the way of
Posted in thread: Porter in a secondary on 10-03-2013 at 04:55 PM
I've been doing some reading and determined that a secondary fermenter isn't really worth the
risk. However, I just brewed a AHS Whiskey Barrel Porter that needs secondary to add the barrel
Posted in thread: Evening on 10-03-2013 at 04:32 PM
Thanks all. I am paranoid now about cleaning and sanitizing. I only did the secondary because
I'm. to too sure about how well a job I did on my pitch. We will see.