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Posted in thread: What Am I doing wrong? on 07-03-2013 at 09:26 PM
You are taking 2 samples, one before fermenting (Original Gravity), then after (Final Gravity)
to determine alcohol? These readings are using the 1.000 - 1.090 scale, not the Potential
Alcohol which i...
Posted in thread: Hefe Update/Questions on 07-02-2013 at 11:44 PM
Congrats BTW on your first batch!!
Posted in thread: Hefe Update/Questions on 07-02-2013 at 11:41 PM
Hard to see it clearly, but looks close to 1.012 or .010. In a rush to bottle/keg? If not, let
it hang out for another week.
Posted in thread: Homebrewing cost effectiveness on 07-02-2013 at 09:23 PM
Brewing to save money reminds me of the guys who ask... how do I brew budweiser??? Who in the
world wants to brew bud... just go buy a sixer.... Unfortunately for me all my local buddies
are the budli...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing cost effectiveness on 07-02-2013 at 09:05 PM
Compare your $3.25/6 pack to what it costs a brewery to make the same recipeminus their labor
charges and you'll see how expensive your IPA becomes.A brewery wraps significant labor costs
into their p...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing cost effectiveness on 07-02-2013 at 08:25 PM
Doing all grain, 5 gal batches, buying hops by the pound online, I can brew an IPA or even a
IIPA for $26 per batch, which is about $3.25 per six pack. This is of course after the purchase
of all my b...
Posted in thread: Blow off tube for the duration of fermentation on 06-24-2013 at 05:18 AM
I usually use a blow off tube for the first week or so or when I actually remember to throw an
airlock on it. My blow off tubes are relatively small as I use a 3/8" tube with a cutoff ball
point pen h...
Posted in thread: Belgian Carmel wit mold? on 06-21-2013 at 08:59 PM
I personally keep Belgians in primary, at relatively high(er) temps for a couple months. This
lets the yeast give you those sweet and fruity flavors, but also gives it a chance to clean up
some of the...
Posted in thread: Does this look normal with pictures on 06-21-2013 at 08:53 PM
Don't sweat it, like the others said could be yeast, maybe hops if you used pellets. Also that
temp for Notty is fine... very resilient strain, clean too if at lower temps!
Posted in thread: Landers Fred on 06-14-2013 at 10:58 PM
Hey Sacc, ever tried throwing 3763 on your Irish Red???Looking to get a simple sour going and
really like this recipe... thoughts?