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Posted in thread: 3 weeks and totally flat on 06-18-2014 at 03:10 AM
If you added corn sugar and the yeast is alive you will create bottle bombs if you add the carb
drops. Go ahead and resuspended the yeast to rouse it up - you can shake it a few times a
Posted in thread: 3 weeks and totally flat on 06-18-2014 at 03:08 AM
How big is the beer? Big beers can take longer. Are you sure you added sugar and not something
else (e.g lactose or maltodextrin)?
Posted in thread: Uneven Carb? on 06-08-2014 at 07:12 PM
Since you say they taste bad, my guess would be an infection. I haven't had any gushers in a
while, but had a few on the 3rd or 4th batch I did. I must not have sanitized the bottles well
Posted in thread: NHC 2014- Grand Rapids Who's going? on 06-06-2014 at 01:14 AM
I'm going - It'll be my first one. Can't wait to go next week! I'm going to the Brewing Network
Anniversary party too at 5/3 ballpark.So many good seminars to choose from.Sent from my iPad
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Posted in thread: Help me boost this IPA Kit ! on 01-08-2014 at 09:04 PM
I'd skip the 30 min hop addition.I'd recommend: 1 oz of citra at 60, 0.5 oz of citra and galaxy
at 15, 10, 5' and 0 min. Use the rest for dry hopping.As for abv - you could add 0.5 to 1lb of
sugar to ...
Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 01-07-2014 at 02:54 PM
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Posted in thread: American Wheat - SG 1.136??? on 11-25-2013 at 12:42 AM
Just checked hydrometer with distilled. Measured 1.002 at 75 degrees. Steps as follows:
Sanitize Bring 1.5 gallons water to boil Added extract and hops Boiled and stirred through
initial hot boil (7 ...
Posted in thread: Bottling on 11-04-2013 at 10:46 PM
I am brewing my first batch of midwest supplies irish red.I just got done bottling with the
priming sugar. Do I store the capped beer in my room that is 64 degrees F or do I store them in
the fridge t...
Posted in thread: For Shame - Iodized Table Salt In Water on 09-15-2013 at 11:13 PM
The amount of iodine in there is so low that you shouldn't have to worry.
Posted in thread: Fermcaps for babies? on 08-31-2013 at 06:00 PM
I'm sitting here burping my 4th child who is 2 days old now and wondering to myself, "can I
give her Fermcaps? " It seems like it would work great. Has anyone tried it?It would work, it
has same ingre...