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Posted in thread: What's the best lhbs in SoCal? La/oc on 08-28-2012 at 06:55 AM
Thanks for all the good replies guys. I was forced to go back to the same shop for a keg tap
for guiness and they were way more helpful. I think it's one those places you establish a
relationship and ...
Posted in thread: dumb question of the day: How long do you boil? on 07-18-2012 at 05:16 AM
So why does the recipie call for the extract to be boiled for an hour? shouldnt it come in two
seperate bags like your bittering hops if thats the case?Not trying to argue BTW, legitimately
Posted in thread: when to add extra "sugar" to raise alcohol level on 07-18-2012 at 05:13 AM
I brewed an Irish stout and added 1/2 pound of belgian candy (at flameout) just to see how it
comes out.Thanks for all the good info.
Posted in thread: dumb question of the day: How long do you boil? on 07-17-2012 at 07:50 PM
Thats pretty much what I thought, this batch isnt as bad as the last batch. It took all day to
Posted in thread: when to add extra "sugar" to raise alcohol level on 07-17-2012 at 07:49 PM
In case you couldnt tell im brewing right now. I'm thinking I should have added the extra corn
sugar during the LME add. when should you add extra "sugar" (sugar, honey, whatever) for
Posted in thread: dumb question of the day: How long do you boil? on 07-17-2012 at 07:15 PM
So after I add my extract (only my second brew) it takes like 30 minutes to get it back to a
rolling boil. So the question is:If the recipie calls for one hour boiling, do I consider 200
like close en...
Posted in thread: What's the best lhbs in SoCal? La/oc on 07-15-2012 at 02:20 AM
The one I've been going to (won't name names) just seems to be too cool, or busy, or whatever
to spend time helping a noob. I've already dropped well over $200 getting started and just
didn't get that...
Posted in thread: When, why and how to secondary fermenting?? on 07-14-2012 at 08:31 AM
Hey now, I'm in WEST-grove (ooh lala) not garbage. LolYes, on this particular occasion I do
want to ferment two at a time, but I also wanted my beer a little clearer also. I doubt with my
Posted in thread: When, why and how to secondary fermenting?? on 07-14-2012 at 05:03 AM
Buy more fermenters! I would skip the 5 gallon and get more big onesFrom what I've read you
dont want to introduce more O2 into your beer than necessary. Thats why I grabbed the 5gal as a
Posted in thread: When, why and how to secondary fermenting?? on 07-14-2012 at 04:42 AM
The primary (american ale) is currently in a 6.5 gallon carboy fermenting. I picked up a second
5 gallon carboy today to rack the primary into so I can start the irish stout.