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Posted in thread: help with kegging than bottling on 07-27-2011 at 03:29 PM
so how much cane sugar or dextrose should I add to a 12 ounce bottle?about a teaspoon.
Posted in thread: Residual malt/sweetness on 07-26-2011 at 05:15 PM
I'm assuming you are using extracts instead of all grain, but to get a good sweet beer you need
to steep some specialty grains when you boil... Caramel malts work well for this and the higher
Posted in thread: help with kegging than bottling on 07-26-2011 at 05:08 PM
the best way would be to add a priming solution to all 5 gallons (after racking off of the
yeast and trub). To make a priming solution: Boil 3/4 cup of corn sugar (4 oz by weight), or
2/3 cup of white...
Posted in thread: Honey Lemon Wheat on 07-26-2011 at 05:00 PM
1.057 is what my brewzor app tells me!
Posted in thread: Anyone want to make a map of homebrewers? on 07-26-2011 at 04:51 PM
there are a ton of home brewers... the map may get overcrowded... and I'm not sure of the
benefit to mapping home brewers would be. Maybe a map of home brewing supply stores and
resturaunt equipment s...
Posted in thread: Agave nectar on 07-22-2011 at 06:38 PM
Not sure how it tastes, but the last issue of Zymurgy had a recipe for "Pulqueza" hybrid agave
beer, which sounded pretty good. the recipe was 4lb lme, 4lb agave nectar and 2oz cascades with
Posted in thread: Early transfer on 07-22-2011 at 06:30 PM
leaving the beer on the yeast for two weeks will allow the yeast to absorb the diacityl that it
produced during the initial fermentation... if the green beer was near the final gravity you
Posted in thread: Kegging 101 on 07-22-2011 at 06:17 PM
usually a day or two is enough for cold crashing.
Posted in thread: Kegging 101 on 07-22-2011 at 06:16 PM
cold crashing in the fermentor will allow you to remove more yeast and some suspended solids
that cause haze before racking so if that is something you would prefer, then by all means do
it before keg...
Posted in thread: NE Grower - Maturity/Harvest problems on 07-22-2011 at 06:02 PM
The browning is a good sign that it is near picking time. The hop aroma should be at its
strongest when the hop is ready to be picked. When you think it is time to harvest, the hop
should be papery fe...