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Posted in thread: First Brew hops question. on 02-16-2009 at 03:16 AM
i just brewed a porter that had a lot of hops on the fermenter, but after i conditioned it for
a month or so, they almost all had settled out. filtering the beer or not is all a matter of
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-12-2009 at 10:44 PM
my IPA was fermenting crazy the next day, blowing foam out around the cap of the keg. now its
settled down, but still a lot of bubbles and such. the only proplem i can see is that there
looks like a v...
Posted in thread: stirring in the yeast on 02-11-2009 at 11:01 PM
i take back my initial comment, when i got home from work today, less than 19 hours after i
pitched the yeast, this thing is fermented way crazier than my last 2. its foaming and hissing
out the top a...
Posted in thread: stirring in the yeast on 02-11-2009 at 03:56 AM
i just brewed an ipa and didnt know whether to stir in the yeast or not. i brewed 2 gallon
fermenting in a mr beer keg, and used 7 grams of coopers dry ale yeast. i pitched it at about
74 degrees, let...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-11-2009 at 01:53 AM
i just finsihed brewing my 3rd batch of beer with my mr beer keg. i brewed an ipa with products
from my local homebrew store. i boiled 3lb. amber malt extract for 50 minutes with 1 oz.
columbus 50 min...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-07-2009 at 08:00 PM
i just tried my first mr beer porter after 2 weeks and 6 days in the bottle and its pretty
good. much better than the wcpa. its has a pretty light mouthfeel and a little watery taste,
but there are al...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-06-2009 at 02:31 AM
I'm going to use DME in my next batch, but was thinking about using the booster as well, to
boost the ABV a bit. What can I expect with this? Will it still be cidery or with the addition
of the DME wi...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-03-2009 at 12:34 AM
all the wcpa tastes a little cidery if you follow the directions and add the booster. allowing
them to condition at about 68 degrees for anywhere over 4 weeks will help you lose the cidery
taste a lit...
Posted in thread: Need help with 1st extract IPA on 02-02-2009 at 03:20 AM
that sounds pretty good, im definately going to try and use as much water as i can in the boil.
my pot selection is kind of limited but i think i can get a little over 1 1/2 gallons, but at
the same t...
Posted in thread: Need help with 1st extract IPA on 02-01-2009 at 05:42 PM
ok, ill tone down the hops a little bit. but i dont think ill be able to do more than about a 1
1/2 gallon boil. what will happen if the amount of water used in the boil is too small?