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  • Posted in thread: Turn Oatmeal Stout into Oatmeal RAISIN Stout?? on 01-06-2015 at 06:34 PM
    If you are going to brew again - Special B and Dark Candy syrup can give raisin-like flavors.I
    don't have any experience with adding actual raisins to beer. There are special raisins made
    for baking t...

  • Posted in thread: Only about 1/4 bottles carbonated on 09-25-2014 at 04:32 AM
    The EZ cap gaskets only last for 4-5 beers before they should be replaced. So, it's possible
    that you just had a poor seal on some of them. Uneven sugar mixing (which is hard to do) seems
    very unlikel...

  • Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-14-2014 at 06:00 PM
    Pick me!

  • Posted in thread: 3 weeks and totally flat on 06-18-2014 at 04:10 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
    day.What yeast...

  • Posted in thread: 3 weeks and totally flat on 06-18-2014 at 04:08 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 08:12 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
    enough, sinc...

  • Posted in thread: NHC 2014- Grand Rapids Who's going? on 06-06-2014 at 02:14 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
    using Home ...

  • Posted in thread: Help me boost this IPA Kit ! on 01-08-2014 at 10:04 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 03:54 PM
    I signed up username: BiochemBrewer

  • Posted in thread: American Wheat - SG 1.136??? on 11-25-2013 at 01:42 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 ...

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