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Posted in thread: How many batches have you dumped? on 11-12-2009 at 07:10 PM
Just dumped half a batch of my first brew ever today, a Brewers Best English Brown kit that
fermented way too high and tasted like bandaids. From what I understand that taste wont go
away, I choked do...
Posted in thread: Post Fermentation Temp on 11-12-2009 at 05:44 PM
Great, thanks for the info..my porter has been in primary since Nov 1st, would it benefit it to
bring it upstairs and let it warm up for the rest of the time? I used S-05 yeast.
Posted in thread: Post Fermentation Temp on 11-12-2009 at 02:23 PM
I hate to start another ferm temp thread but I searched and couldnt find what I was looking
for. I can regulate my ferm temps for the first 2 or 3 days very well during the heavy
fermentation and keep...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 11-11-2009 at 02:18 PM
Brewed an extract version of this 2 weeks ago with the following hop schedule, turned out
fantastic, my best beer to date.I used1 oz 11.4% Chinook at 601 oz 5.4% Cascade at 151 oz 5.4%
Cascade at flam...
Posted in thread: sprinkling yeast over wort - will my beer even brew now? on 10-31-2009 at 04:15 PM
I think itll be just fine, I always rehydrated (mostly Nottingham, until thier troubles
started)..but three days ago sprinkled some S-05 after rehydrating 2 packets of Notty that just
didnt look or ac...
Posted in thread: good beginners kit on 10-24-2009 at 12:30 AM
I would maybe skip the kit and go to the recipe section and brew one of the many outstanding
recipes there, if you have a brew shop close by. Probably couldnt go wrong with something like
Posted in thread: So, about this band-aid smell.. on 10-21-2009 at 04:31 PM
It was Nottingham, all the ones Ive tried have been cold right out of the fridge..just took me
by surprise that this one didnt have it at all...so beats me..thanks for all the help though.
Posted in thread: question about adding sugar to a recipe? on 10-21-2009 at 02:18 PM
..then go get the free trial of Beersmith and start getting familiar with it..:)Your recipe
might look like this, I like Dry extracts so thats what i used to bring your ABV up, I also
assumed a 5 gall...
Posted in thread: bottle sanitizing on 10-21-2009 at 02:01 PM
I would be careful using your primary bucket for sanitizing because of the chance you may
scratch the inside somehow. I used a mild bleach solution, then dishwasher for my 1st batch,
then after readin...
Posted in thread: So, about this band-aid smell.. on 10-21-2009 at 04:05 AM
Im in Lincoln, our tap water tastes very good..I got this info from the City website;PH -
7.6Calcium - 70.7Mag - 4.7Sodium - 29.6Sulfate - 78.0Chloride - 17.8I also brewed a Bitter
using the same blea...