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  • Posted in thread: Cleaning a carboy - To scrub, or not to scrub on 08-03-2016 at 01:28 PM
    Glass or plastic? If plastic, DO NOT put a brush inside it at all. Oxyclean will loosen all the
    dried Krausen. Then if plastic you can insert a cloth and a couple cups of water and swirl it
    around to ...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel extract on 05-26-2016 at 03:41 PM
    For the darker colour, like others have said, try to add most of your extract at the end of the
    boil, or else it will generally be darker.For the alcohol taste definitely let it age and see.
    The tripe...

  • Posted in thread: Making a blood orange Hefeweizen and need help on 05-26-2016 at 02:58 PM
    I had good luck following this recipe for a blood orange wit where you boil the flesh/zest and
    add it right into the primary,

  • Posted in thread: Beer sitting on the trub on 05-24-2016 at 04:49 PM
    Check out the experiment that brulosophy did you compare lots of trub in the primary vs a
    little amount. It seems like it does make a difference, but it depends on the results you are

  • Posted in thread: Maturing vs Stale on 02-23-2015 at 03:40 PM
    Like others said, it depends on the beer and the style. Any wheat beers i have made are best
    young, so once they have a few weeks in primary and a few in bottles to carb up i will drink
    them right awa...

  • Posted in thread: Swing tops, plastic gaskit, no carbonation? on 02-23-2015 at 03:30 PM
    Many have had that experience. Swing-tops a bit finicky. Some common suggestions are:- Don't
    store them clamped shut- Wipe the bottle mouth and gasket prior to sanitizing to remove
    anything tha would ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenter Head Space on 02-09-2015 at 07:12 PM
    You could use one of the carboy caps with two hose connections on your secondary and have a
    blowoff tube that runs from your primary to the secondary, which would purge out any oxygen
    during your prim...

  • Posted in thread: My FIRST Hefeweizen. Supply List and Tips? on 02-09-2015 at 06:58 PM
    I have made and enjoyed a few extract wheat beers and will give you my very non expert
    opinion/tips on my experience so far.What do you normally like to drink for wheats? Try to find
    out what yeast st...

  • Posted in thread: Blood Orange Belgian Wit on 01-23-2015 at 04:12 PM
    Made the recipe, turned out quite well.Going to let it age until June/July for summer
    BBQ's.Fortunately, we actually had blood oranges here in Yellowknife (big surprise), so
    followed recipe instructio...

  • Posted in thread: Double Expired Coopers Pilsner Brew Journal on 07-23-2014 at 04:15 PM
    Day 2: Primary fermentationSo both carbs are going great, yeast growth at bottom and foam at
    top. One thing concerns me there is like the light brown foam but like ripples of dark brown in
    it; is this...