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Posted in thread: 15 minute brew on 06-23-2015 at 06:11 PM
I am contemplating an experiment. 4 times the hops, 15 minute boil, obviously all extract.
Anyone ever try anything like this? Mathematically it should have the same bitterness, but tons
Posted in thread: Choice of Beer Line Cleaner on 06-09-2015 at 06:18 PM
I actually recirculate it through my system continuously for about 15 minutes per tap. I use a
small submersible pump and a keg post (and a couple of fittings to connect them), so I can just
snap my b...
Posted in thread: Yeast Cake or Trub??? on 06-09-2015 at 06:11 PM
Both look to be yeast. The one with 3" in it is more than enough for a 5g batch. Use say 1/3 of
it to make your starter.Cheers!
Posted in thread: Ferm. Question on 06-09-2015 at 12:36 PM
Perhaps your not sealed completely. Airlock activity is but one way to determine active
fermentation. Have you opened your primary? I'd wait it out a few more days and then take a
Posted in thread: What is the shortest amount of time I should wait before trying a bottled beer? on 05-22-2015 at 04:31 PM
Many, many beers can benefit from some type of aging. That said; if you're desperate to be
drinking this one, as stated above wait a week and chill one for 24hrs. If you like it, that's
Posted in thread: IPA low mash temperature on 05-20-2015 at 03:33 PM
I'll agree with this. I don't plan to add them to the fermentor anymore and am going to see how
it tastes in a couple months.Couple of months?!?It'll be a Pale Ale by then...Drink it!:mug:
Posted in thread: How long to leave in primary before going to secondary for dry hopping? on 05-20-2015 at 03:27 PM
A secondary is not necessary but it is fine if you want to do it. Consider that doing it can
expose your beer to oxygen it no longer needs or will benefit from. Your time frame is fine. I
will tell yo...
Posted in thread: Which kind of base malt should I buy? on 05-01-2015 at 03:14 PM
Posted in thread: Just bottled an IPA that was in fermentor for 2.5 years on 05-01-2015 at 03:07 PM
Interested in the tasting...I can't get homebrew to last 2.5 weeks in my house...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Rock Hill SC on 04-22-2015 at 02:42 PM
Hi there and welcome to the addiction. I am in Ft Mill. I belong to to Carolina Brewmasters.
It's a great club and they are passionate about newbies and extremely knowledgeable. While I do