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  • 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...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers kits(5) Pilsner Five Years Expired on 07-10-2014 at 05:17 PM
    If it were me i would buy 5 different yeasts and make an expirement of it to see the effects of
    different yeasts.

  • Posted in thread: Rehydrating Yeast on 07-02-2014 at 12:44 PM
    You bring up a good question... does anyone know how long yeast can be safely kept once the
    packet has been opened?I've put the unused half in a ziplock bag back into the fridge and used
    it a month or...

  • Posted in thread: Rehydrating Yeast on 06-30-2014 at 02:12 PM
    You could always go 1.5 packs and use the other .5 pack to make a gallon or two of cider.

  • Posted in thread: Best way to add DME during boil on 06-30-2014 at 02:08 PM
    I am a newbie extract brewer. just cooked my third batch on Saturday.My question is, what is
    the best way others have found for adding DME to the boil. I have tried just dumping it from
    the bag, and p...


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