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Posted in thread: Odd smell on 04-25-2007 at 02:08 PM
180 is a little hot, but not too bad. Listen..let me be frank (even though I am
Kayos)...........you need to try and chill a little bit. This thing will take time and you will
give yourself a heart at...
Posted in thread: Odd smell on 04-25-2007 at 03:08 AM
Probably. All tastes will mellow and blend with time. Did you boil the grains? Did you squeeze
the grain bag?Grains hit 180 went I was fighting with the dog....and yeah, I squeezed the bag.
I didn't k...
Posted in thread: Odd smell on 04-25-2007 at 02:46 AM
Well, it fermented on to about 1.012 which is where it needs to be. Tastes alright, but there
is an Astringent aftertaste that is not over powering, but is present enough to make drinking
Posted in thread: Root beer question. :) on 04-24-2007 at 10:32 PM
Well, I don't have a recipe.. My plan is simple.Put 4 gallons of water in my bottling bucket.
Add root beer extract, Splenda and, Lactose (for body and creaminess) to taste.Prime with 3oz
of corn suga...
Posted in thread: Will I ever drink mit hefe again? on 04-24-2007 at 04:30 AM
Gotta say, I love Shiner Hefeweizen. May not be up to par of some of the other brews, but it is
just a good kick back beer.Anyone know of a recipe for it?
Posted in thread: Would it be wrong for me to punch my mate... on 04-24-2007 at 04:21 AM
Hehe; I'll be sitting in Oxford pubs for seven weeks enjoying the beer.Anyone know a good one
in the town?
Posted in thread: NHL is back on 04-24-2007 at 03:57 AM
Well, I remember why I love hockey tonight.And, I remember why I hate it so much.Damn refs...
Posted in thread: how long can crushed grain stay for? on 04-23-2007 at 07:59 PM
I have been told it is usually okay for up to 4-5 days, but if you plan on waiting longer you
should put it in the fridge.
Posted in thread: Odd smell on 04-22-2007 at 11:31 PM
It is more for a taste sample than anything. Whether it is done or not fermenting, it will
taste good or bad. Then you'll know for sure. My bet? 90% you are fine.Very reassuring. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Odd smell on 04-22-2007 at 11:18 PM
Let it be for a few days. The sulphur may be the yeast working hard. It is not the hops,
though. I would 3 more days then take a hydro reading as well as a sample. It should taste like
beer by then. I...