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Posted in thread: 1st batch complete!! on 07-16-2010 at 04:06 PM
I just opened my first beer from my first batch, and it was amazing! I worried and freaked and
all of it was for nothing. If you are on your first batch and freaking out, read some of
Revvy's blogs an...
Posted in thread: Infection on first batch??? on 06-23-2010 at 01:48 PM
Temperature control is much more important during fermentation, where you really want to keep
things below 70 for most yeast strains.I fermented my first 5 days around 78......
Posted in thread: Infection on first batch??? on 06-23-2010 at 12:30 AM
I read dark and 70 F is ideal once bottled...I live in an apartment with minimal closet
space...I have a spare bedroom I have the primary in but how can you keep the beer so low
without constant a/c o...
Posted in thread: Infection on first batch??? on 06-23-2010 at 12:14 AM
I just spent an hour reading posts from Revvy and I have a hell of a lot to learn, time and
patience should go a long way.It is hard as hell to not watch my first batch like a damn
infant, the kid is ...
Posted in thread: Infection on first batch??? on 06-22-2010 at 10:55 PM
I just pitched my first batch on the 17th, I didn't get krausen or bubbling untill two days
later on the 19th, Today I checked it and there is no bubbling and the krasen has dropped to
less than a 1/4...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 06-22-2010 at 10:33 PM
I just set up my first batch last week and am about ready to go to bottling in a couple days, I
was worried about infections but this thread showed me what to look for!Keep this post up so
Posted in thread: First Batch fermentaion issues on 06-20-2010 at 11:15 PM
6 Grams is right, not sure why I said ounces.Awesome help, thanks. Cheers to the first of many
Posted in thread: First Batch fermentaion issues on 06-20-2010 at 10:41 PM
I used 6oz of dry power Muntons standard yeast, I waited until the next morning to add the
yeast so the wort would cool down to below 90F. I asked a buddy who brews and he was saying he
never see's ch...
Posted in thread: First Batch fermentaion issues on 06-20-2010 at 10:26 PM
I made mash on thursday night. I checked it all day friday and saturday and I was not getting
any "bubbling" through the specialized cap on my carboy. So I slowly rolled the beer around in
Posted in thread: Hey from Alabama on 06-20-2010 at 10:20 PM
I am an absolute new guy here. A buddy at work has been talking me into trying it and I just
set up my first batch this weekend! Im stoaked to see how it turns out! I bought a starter kit