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Posted in thread: Bottled fruitflies. on 02-06-2014 at 04:56 PM
Thanks for the responses.As long as they're good to drink without getting sick I'm ok.I'll just
have to drink them quick I guess.
Posted in thread: Bottled fruitflies. on 02-06-2014 at 04:40 PM
Ok, this is what happened.After a couple of days of no bubbles in the airlock I thought I had
killed my yeast so I was going to repitch it.When I opened the fermenter it was clearly
fermenting so I to...
Posted in thread: Apples on 05-02-2013 at 03:31 AM
If I add apples to my wort while it's boiling will they act like a fermentable and make the
ABV% higher?Also, if I use mollasses or honey as a fermentable, when do I add them?In the
boiling wort, or i...
Posted in thread: Amount of DME? on 04-07-2013 at 02:35 AM
I ended up using the extra 1/2#.I got an OG of 1.050.Thanks guys you all were a big help.It's
fermenting very nicely.
Posted in thread: Amount of DME? on 04-04-2013 at 10:03 PM
It's a 5 gallon batch.I'm using the same recipe as the brewers best American amber except I'm
replacing the hops and the yeast.I'm using Fuggle instead of Willamette and safale US 05
instead of whatev...
Posted in thread: Amount of DME? on 04-04-2013 at 09:24 PM
Last month I used a kit for my first time brewing.The recipe in the kit called for 2.5# of
DME.This month, my second time brewing, I'm using the kit recipe as a base and changing a few
Posted in thread: Alcohol content on 03-27-2013 at 08:53 PM
I had to look for the papers.It was a brewers best American amber kit (came out a little darker
than expected).Using the OG from that and my reading, my beer should be between 5.25 and
5.75.They said ...
Posted in thread: Alcohol content on 03-27-2013 at 08:37 PM
So there's really no way of knowing without an OG reading then...If I paid attention to the
%alcohol scale my beer would only be 1.2% or something like that.
Posted in thread: Alcohol content on 03-27-2013 at 08:25 PM
I'm totally new at this and I've made my first batch.The problem is I forgot to take my initial
gravity reading.Before I bottled it the reading was 1.010It's been 3 weeks, I opened a bottle,