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Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-05-2013 at 11:19 PM
I won't be able to get out to the store till Saturday. Will that be too late?
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-05-2013 at 10:32 PM
K, here's where I'm at right now. My OG was 1.122 on Wednesday. Now, four day later, my gravity
is 1.071. Now, I was thinking about making a starter with the package a champagne yeast I have
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-02-2013 at 05:22 PM
Can I just let this yeast run its course and re pitch in a week or so?
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-02-2013 at 04:46 PM
I won't be able to make it out the the store to get more yeast, so that's out of the question.
I'll re-aerate though.My airlock has been pretty reliable so far.
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-02-2013 at 04:12 PM
I have a 6.5 gallon bucket and I only got 4 gallons out of this batch. I didn't mash high(temp
I'm assuming?). If anything I was a few degrees under my target. I did not make a yeast
starter, I used W...
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-02-2013 at 05:44 AM
This may be in the wrong place, will move if I need to.
Posted in thread: Fermenting a Big Beer on 05-02-2013 at 05:42 AM
So, how exactly is brewing and fermenting a big beer different opposed to a "small" beer?I've
heard it can be harder, but how much harder? Yesterday I brewed an Imperial Rye IPA with an OG
of 1.122. A...
Posted in thread: Grainy Tasting? on 04-23-2013 at 10:49 PM
My past few beers have been sorta grainy tasting. Almost like the unfermented wort. I think it
may have had something to do with the boil. My pot doesn't quite fit on the burner and never
quite gets t...
Posted in thread: No Hydrometer and Need to Take a Reading Soon! on 04-04-2013 at 10:45 PM
I broke my hydrometer the other day and don't have the time to go get a new one. My beer is
almost done fermenting and I need to take a reading soon. Is there any other way to take a
gravity reading? ...
Posted in thread: Shandy Thangs on 03-29-2013 at 03:39 AM
So, in my drunken ramblings with my brother, we have decided to make a watermelon shandy for
this summer. Couple of Q's.1. What should be my beer to watermelon beverage ratio? 1:1? 2:1?2.
What beer is...