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Posted in thread: My first time! on 10-28-2012 at 04:38 PM
When I go to bottle my beer, I will first want to remove the yeast cake from the top and then
siphon it to my bottling bucket, correct?After 3-4 weeks, your yeast will have all fallen to
the bottom, c...
Posted in thread: Bubbling wont stop, i think its infected ?? on 10-19-2012 at 07:10 PM
It's probably fine. The bubbling can last for many, many days and then it will usually just
stop suddenly. 3.5 days is well within the normal window.Now for the hard part: Stop paying
attention to the...
Posted in thread: Force carbonation time on 10-18-2012 at 10:23 PM
Hi everyone.I have been having trouble force carbonating my beer.I have now ruined too many
batches by over carbonating them.I have been using this thing is that it does not say how
long it takes.I ...
Posted in thread: 5 minutes to buy a beer? on 10-16-2012 at 02:47 AM
This might work for most people using cheap beer drunk at home, but I'm pretty handsomely paid
and I still can't afford a decent pint a bar for 5 minutes of work (except maybe happy hour
Posted in thread: Homebrew shops in vermont on 10-13-2012 at 05:50 PM
I went to Vermont Homebrew Supply ( ) several times a few years ago. I would recommend them
if you are in the Burlington area.
Posted in thread: IPAs and Me Soap Suds on 10-12-2012 at 09:07 PM
Well one more post. I'm looking for a solid IPA recipe to try. All grain if possible. Anyone
have any good ones? tried and true? Doesn't have to have massive IBU or anything. I just want
to try a brew...
Posted in thread: IPAs and Me Soap Suds on 10-12-2012 at 08:57 PM
You probably won't believe this, but many people complain that IPAs taste like soap. The most
common culprit in my experience is Cascade hops. I personally don't understand it, but there
are also a lo...
Posted in thread: Bubbling stopped after 24 hours on 10-02-2012 at 02:44 AM
Hi, I just finished brewing my very first batch. Bubbling started to occur 12 hours after I
placed the wort into the fermenting bucket. However, it stopped bubbling after another 24
hours. My wort got...
Posted in thread: Best Hop to Mask Metallic Notes? on 09-10-2012 at 11:46 PM
Why? Distilled water is often times more expensive than filtered or spring water, and the
resulting beer isn't as good.My tap water is chlorinated so I don't like to use it for brewing,
but for about ...
Posted in thread: Best Hop to Mask Metallic Notes? on 09-10-2012 at 06:11 PM
For what it's worth, the Nelson Sauvin worked pretty well. I mixed 2/3 of an oz of pellet hops
with 170F water, steeped 4 minutes, then strained into the keg. The aroma subtle, but the taste