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Posted in thread: OKAY!!!!! I'm hooked........First batch "Pretty Damn Good" on 02-08-2011 at 06:49 PM
I too started with a Mr. Beer X-mas present. I thought I would try all of the different
variations. After two batches, I went to a 5 gallon extract batch. One year later I have brewed
about 14 all-gra...
Posted in thread: Boom!!! Crime scene on 02-06-2011 at 04:46 PM
Buckets reduce blowoff too. Larger headspace for krausen. No shotgun barrel like a carboy.
Posted in thread: Just when you think you're no longer a noob... on 02-06-2011 at 03:56 PM
I know this because I tried a Samuel Smith's oatmeal stout recipe from this site that was
wrong. It didn't have enough Dark malts. I didn't know until I racked it. So I carbed it and
just drank the fi...
Posted in thread: Just when you think you're no longer a noob... on 02-06-2011 at 03:43 PM
Like an awesome red/brown beer.
Posted in thread: Boom!!! Crime scene on 02-06-2011 at 03:33 PM
In my experience, wheat blows off more than barley beers.
Posted in thread: First Brew Consumed and Disaster Avoided (for now) on 02-01-2011 at 07:03 PM
Throw the rest of those beers in the fridge ASAP. Otherwise you will have many overcarbed,
useless beers taking up bottle space.
Posted in thread: How do you keep your notes? Logs? on 01-31-2011 at 03:02 PM
I have about a hundred loose pieces of paper in a small folder. No order. All Chaos. Works
Posted in thread: Have I successfully screwed up my first batch? on 01-31-2011 at 02:23 PM
Nothing. The krausen will fall, the airlock will stop. Things sound like they are doing what
Posted in thread: Did I screw up capping? Picture inside on 01-25-2011 at 06:56 PM
Looks like water droplets to me.Stop worrying. If you end up losing 4 beers, just say a few
nice words about them and drink the good ones. Then be more careful next time.
Posted in thread: First brew - NB cream ale - overshot OG on 01-25-2011 at 02:03 PM
Thanks Fuzzy, quick question for you...do you remember the cream ale turning out darker than it
should have? I believe looking at NB's promash analysis it should be around 5 SRM but my batch
is a very...
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