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  • Posted in thread: Queen's Indian English IPA on 02-25-2015 at 04:22 PM
    Looks good - love the recipe name!I'll be brewing an English IPA this weekend - using Bramling
    Cross hops (among others) for the first time. What's your evaluation of them?Cheers,

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Question on 02-24-2015 at 07:02 PM
    This topic is another source of "difference of opinion". I rarely check the gravity except on
    bottling day; but then, I usually let the beer go three to four weeks, so it has plenty of time
    to finish....

  • Posted in thread: Need some insights/advice on batch priming on 02-24-2015 at 06:51 PM
    OK - my first thought is, brew what you like to drink, and don't apologize for it!I'm not sure
    what you mean by the bucket having a wand - do you mean spigot? Anyway, if you lack a siphon, I
    would go ...

  • Posted in thread: TransAtlantic Stout on 02-22-2015 at 05:34 PM
    So, an update: This beer (with modified hopping) just took 1st place in its category (out of 29
    entrants) at the MidwinterHBC in Madison, WI. I'll have to wait about a week to get the judges'

  • Posted in thread: Need Advice-primed the secondary fermenter on 02-20-2015 at 07:09 PM
    By taking a reading today, wouldn't that give him a benchmark to know when the priming sugar
    fermented out?A normal amount of priming sugar will raise the gravity of the batch by .0027
    points. Under i...

  • Posted in thread: re-pitching gone wrong? on 02-19-2015 at 03:30 PM
    I know this isn't what you are hoping to hear - but I made a stout once that finished at 1.034.
    While it was not ideal, it was still a passable beer, and a good learning experience. I
    eventually trace...

  • Posted in thread: Oh no...What do I do? on 02-16-2015 at 06:52 PM
    As for you beer you are good to go man. If your beer doesnt come out perfect, take detailed
    notes on what you did wrong so you don't do them again. I'm sure it will still be drinkable.^^^
    Excellent ad...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Day Fiasco on 02-14-2015 at 03:46 PM
    Some days are like that...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling this weekend - couple first time questions. on 02-13-2015 at 07:17 PM
    Awesome! You're not a true homebrewer until you've had to mop the ceiling. So, cross that one
    off your list!The possible hazards caused by the improper pitching of the yeast are pretty
    insignificant. ...

  • Posted in thread: Gravity question on 02-12-2015 at 05:37 PM
    It's not a question of "how low is it", but "has it hit bottom?" It seems a little high given
    all the simple sugars in there, but ya never know. Back-of-the-envelope calculations have you
    at about a 1...

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