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Posted in thread: Cider Newb Advice on 08-28-2012 at 05:18 PM
i wanted to make cider last night, but didnt want a full 5 gallon batch. so i threw 4 gallons
of apple juice in the fermenter but forgot to scale down the sugar i added to it, leaving it at
2 pounds. ...
Posted in thread: yeast storage on 08-27-2012 at 04:23 PM
thanks...i made a starter last night and its bubblin away
Posted in thread: yeast storage on 08-26-2012 at 06:49 PM
hey guys, i have a vacuum packed ale yeast that i want to use, been storing it in the cupboard
for a about 6 months. i just noticed the package says store at 41-50 degrees F. will the yeast
Posted in thread: Smelly Bottles on 09-30-2011 at 05:48 PM
That surprises me as I have been been giving my bottles a good rinse (and shake) with hot water
only and upside down drain immediately after drinking. Then on bottling day I just use my
bottle rinser ...
Posted in thread: Unsanitized water in carboy? on 09-28-2011 at 01:55 PM
thanks for the help. i knew there was gonna be old posts about that, but couldnt find them.
thanks again.p.s., i drink about 10-20 bottles of tap water every day, so im not worried about
drinking it. ...
Posted in thread: Smelly Bottles on 09-28-2011 at 01:45 PM
theres no yeast or anything on the bottom of the bottles. with my other beers i just rinsed
with water and the bottles smelled fine. with this batch, i did the same thing, they smelled
fine right afte...
Posted in thread: Unsanitized water in carboy? on 09-28-2011 at 01:15 PM
I'm new to brewing (just brewed fourth batch) and have wondered about the cold water added to
the primary fermentor. The directions that come with my extract kits say to add 2 gallons of
water to the ...
Posted in thread: Smelly Bottles on 09-28-2011 at 01:12 PM
My third batch was a peach wheat, made with peach extract at bottling. the beer tastes great,
but ive noticed that after rinsing the bottles thoroughly, the bottles smell like a foot when
they dry. my...