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Posted in thread: how to wake up my yeast on 08-04-2013 at 04:45 PM
i brewed a belgian wit yesterday, pitched the yeast and put it in my fermentation chamber. when
i did so i failed to realize that my ferm. chamber was set to 50°. about 10 hours after i
pitched, i che...
Posted in thread: The best way to get the chocolate in a chocolate stout on 05-18-2013 at 10:13 PM
i recently brewed the chocolate milk stout recipe from northern brewer. i ordered an extra 4
oz. of cocoa nibs because i like my chocolate stouts to be very chocolatey and i thought the
boost in nibs ...
Posted in thread: Not enough pumpkin spice on 11-17-2012 at 02:15 AM
I brewed my first pumpkin spice beer (a northern brewer pumpkin smash ale extract kit). I am
getting ready to rack into the keg but it has very little, if any, pumpkin spice aroma. I
haven't tasted it...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation- what to do? Pitch onto fresh yeast cake? on 10-05-2012 at 10:31 AM
When you checked the gravity after 3 weeks in the primary, it sounds like you did so using a
refractometer. If that's the case, a refractometer will give you an inaccurate reading after
Posted in thread: longer boil for extract = lower IBUs on 09-20-2012 at 02:29 AM
i'm an extract brewer and have been experimenting with late extract additions to my boil. this
evening i was messing around with beer smith and noticed that the IBUs increases significantly
when i add...
Posted in thread: How long will a batch of star san stay effective? on 04-15-2012 at 03:25 AM
I've heard a few different thoughts on how long a batch of star San solution will stay viable.
Just curious to hear what you guys have heard. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Wanted: Good wedding beer recipe (extract) on 04-13-2012 at 12:19 PM
My cousin is getting married on june 9th and I'm looking to brew 2 kegs for the reception. at
the request of the groom, the first keg will be an american wheat with some citrus notes. i'm
looking for ...
Posted in thread: ferm temp for wyeast 1272 on 03-16-2012 at 02:38 AM
i'm brewing a black IPA from a norther brewer extract kit. the recipe instructions say to
ferment from 60-72 degrees. i just bought a johnson temp. controller and was wanting to control
Posted in thread: how long to leave smack pack on 03-16-2012 at 02:25 AM
hey guys, i'm getting ready to brew this weekend and have a question about using a smack pack.
i've never used one before. the brewing instructions that came with the recipe kit say that the
Posted in thread: Whirlpool before or after cooling wort on 11-09-2011 at 02:50 AM
hey guys, i know that its important to chill your wort down as soon and as fast as possible
after your boiling period has concluded. when implementing a whirlpool after the boil, is it
okay to chill t...