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Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 12-13-2013 at 11:55 AM
I secondary my brews to clear my beer before bottling. Never had a problem with any nastys
getting in my beer, use good sanitation techniques(starsan works great). When I go to bottle, I
put 4.5 to 5o...
Posted in thread: Cold!!! on 12-05-2013 at 03:28 AM
I live in Wisconsin, Nice and cold here with snow on the ground....lol
Posted in thread: 1st Infected Batch on 12-04-2013 at 04:12 AM
already dumped it, not taking a chance
Posted in thread: 1st Infected Batch on 12-04-2013 at 03:33 AM
Went to bottle my SN extra Pale ale clone today. Looked at the carboy and had mold floating on
top. I know I sanitized the hop bag I used for Dry hopping. But I'm thinking the hop bag
brought in the i...
Posted in thread: Hit O.G and F.G numbers yet beer tastes watered down..What gives? on 11-24-2013 at 12:01 PM
if it is just bottled, it will feel watered down. give it at least 2 weeks to try one. If it
has spices in it, wait longer for the spices to mellow out.
Posted in thread: Add Water After boil? on 11-19-2013 at 12:00 PM
I do partial boils all the time, then top off in the fermenter. But I use Beersmith to help
with adjusting the recipe to get my gravity to the correct reading.
Posted in thread: Ran out of beer while filling last bottle on 11-17-2013 at 11:38 PM
just drink the partial, I get those all the time when I bottle.
Posted in thread: Racking to secondary on 11-17-2013 at 04:21 PM
I always secondary my beer. I have a 3 week fermentation cycle. 2 weeks in primary and 1 in the
secondary. Rotating my buckets and carboy. I get more beer in my bottles this way, When I
transfer to se...
Posted in thread: Newbie here!!! on 11-15-2013 at 11:55 AM
Look for a local homebrew shop(LHBS). it will save you shipping costs, and USUALLY they will
help you with any questions you may have and will have everything you need to get started. Most
Posted in thread: 5 gallon all grain on 11-12-2013 at 03:28 AM
All grain? If so, what gravity?Yes, all grain. Use a 5 gallon mash tun. no more than 12 lbs
grain(usually 10-11 lbs). usually 1.050 or so on my gravity readings. Makes some damn fine