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Posted in thread: Help "fix" my batch of beer on 07-29-2014 at 07:27 PM
Sometimes the best solutions are the simplest. I have a malty Belgian strong ale on tap. After
I pour 12 oz of this stout from the bottle, if I top off the pint with some of the malty
Belgian it balan...
Posted in thread: Help "fix" my batch of beer on 07-21-2014 at 12:59 AM
Yeah, the yeast and high temp were intentional. I was going for a "bananas foster stout" Banana
was all I smelled as this fermented, but I can't taste it much.Regardless of yeast strain and
Posted in thread: Help "fix" my batch of beer on 07-19-2014 at 12:58 PM
9# Vienna1# EACH of chocolate malt, crystal 120, and instant oatsSmall amount of noble
hopsWyeast weihenstephan (3068)Mash 152 deg. Ferment 76 deg. It has been bottled about a week.
It IS definitely c...
Posted in thread: Help "fix" my batch of beer on 07-19-2014 at 10:56 AM
Greetings!So I set out to make a sweet, dessert-type stout. That didn't exactly happen, despite
the full pound of Crystal 120 and moderate mash temperatures. Totally baffled as to what
happened. FG is...
Posted in thread: Fruit Flavoring by Brewers Best on 05-23-2014 at 02:14 AM
I used a full bottle according to instructions in a 5 gallon batch and couldn't taste even a
hint of cherry - not even when tasting it side by side with an identical beer without cherry.
Maybe a fluke...
Posted in thread: Brewer's Best Cherry Flavoring on 05-23-2014 at 02:07 AM
Has anyone else had problems with using this and getting no cherry flavor from it? I made 5
gallons of a rather plain pale ale, bottled one gallon withOUT cherry extract, then bottled the
remaining 4 ...
Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Beer with keg? on 05-15-2014 at 11:29 AM
I like the way an individual glass tastes with a tablespoon of reduced wort. Balances out the
hops. The rest of the reduced wort is chilled and ready to go in the keg. I plan to wait until
Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Beer with keg? on 05-12-2014 at 06:11 PM
So... a batch of bock turned out a lot drier than anticipated. Used a California lager
(common/steam) yeast that took it down to 1.008, even at a 152 mash temp.It's kegged right now
and sitting in my ...
Posted in thread: CO2 regulator question on 04-30-2014 at 12:59 AM
Thanks! I was just running back to my computer to tell you I think I have all my problems fixed
to keep you from going through the trouble of responding.1/2 wrench worked like a charm to move
Posted in thread: CO2 regulator question on 04-30-2014 at 12:23 AM
Turns out the screw was just stuck and needed a bunch of pressure. It's strange. I seem to have
to use a lot of strength to get the screw to turn in any direction. Should I remove the screw
and hit it...