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Posted in thread: Didn't see any krausen in my starter... on 04-04-2012 at 03:03 AM
thanks again guys, Finished up my brew day around 2pm and pitched the starter that had been in
my fridge for a couple days (I decanted and then swished it around good and it sat out on the
Posted in thread: Newbie panic mode!! (bOy I'm StuPid) on 04-03-2012 at 03:18 PM
i made my first ipa following a recipe and when I tasted it post boil (granted it's far from
beer at that point) I wasn't impressed by the level of hops. I had an extra 1/2 ounce of hops
from the reci...
Posted in thread: Didn't see any krausen in my starter... on 04-03-2012 at 02:50 PM
Awesome posts guys thanks, I suspected that the stirring action was sucking any krausen that
may have tried to form back under but I had also messed arround and did a couple of practice
starters a cou...
Posted in thread: Didn't see any krausen in my starter... on 04-03-2012 at 02:05 PM
I made a starter using a stir plate and didn't see any krausen layer? Would that be because the
speed at which I had the stirplate going? I neglected to take an OG reading of my starter wort
but i use...
Posted in thread: Too long in primary?? on 04-01-2012 at 11:53 PM
MAny people on here report leaving beers in fermenters for 2-3 months with zero issues. more
than likely you are fine. Again, I'm only rehashing what i've read from others in numerous
threads, this is...
Posted in thread: Past date yeast? on 04-01-2012 at 11:51 PM
Hey guys. I am trowing together a quick recipe for a light summer beer and I cam across some
White Labs London Ale yeast in the back of my fridge. I noticed hat the expiration date was for
Posted in thread: yeast starter on 04-01-2012 at 05:06 PM
I'm not pro but since you are using a stir plate I think you can drastically cut down your
starter time. I just made a starter yesterday using my stirplate and it's pretty much good do
go after only 2...
Posted in thread: Things I've learned as a noob... on 04-01-2012 at 12:10 AM
1. When a batch comes out great it's a phenomenal experience. on my 4th batch I hit great
efficiency numbers did almost everything textbook and the beer came out great. IT was a belgian
and I'm not ev...
Posted in thread: mash tun nightmare on 04-01-2012 at 12:04 AM
use that cooler to keep your homebrew cold after you've bottled it. spend $40 and get the 10
gallon round cooler where you just unscrew the spigot and start over. you will recoup the money
in the yumm...
Posted in thread: Bottling with Honey on 03-27-2012 at 05:47 PM
Honey, especially if you did not dillute it VERY WELL in hot water, then again in the beer,
will be slow going. I used to cheat as well...trying my IPAs after two weeks, and I would
usually get lucky ...