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Posted in thread: Lots of problems brewing today. on 04-14-2013 at 04:22 AM
I bottled it today and the FG was only 1.020 so I'm guessing it's around 4%. Tasted pretty good
from the bottling bucket. I'll hope for the best I guess.
Posted in thread: Lots of problems brewing today. on 04-02-2013 at 09:19 PM
Your beer will definitely change a lot when it gets carbonated. At 9 days the yeast isn't done
yet so sampling it then will not let you know what it will taste like when done. Give it plenty
of time f...
Posted in thread: Lots of problems brewing today. on 04-02-2013 at 06:41 AM
UpdateSo after 9 days of fermenting, I figured I'd taste it and see how it's progressing.Good
news: It's not horrible and that burnt taste went away. It's got a nice chocolatey flavor.Bad
news: It's s...
Posted in thread: Lots of problems brewing today. on 03-24-2013 at 03:39 AM
I have plans to get a turkey fryer, a propane burner so I can brew outside, and switch to all
grain but this was my last extract batch before I graduated and moved back to GA. Also there
are some burn...
Posted in thread: Lots of problems brewing today. on 03-24-2013 at 03:11 AM
This is my 3rd batch. It was an extract milk stout. I had 5-6 lbs of DME and last time I had
problems getting 3 gallons of water to boil without putting the lid on so this time I just used
Posted in thread: 2 problems with my 2nd batch on 01-28-2013 at 04:45 AM
The darkness is probably from boiling your extract too long which causes it to caramelize. You
can add 1/2-3/4 of it 5 minutes before flameout and will get a much lighter color.I had some
grains that ...
Posted in thread: 2 problems with my 2nd batch on 01-28-2013 at 04:37 AM
OKYeah it happened right when I started to chill it. Also, my wort is really dark and murky.
When I tried to take the OG, I couldn't even see through it. Is that a problem?
Posted in thread: 2 problems with my 2nd batch on 01-28-2013 at 04:24 AM
Hey guys long time no post. My 1st beer came out alright but I realized I ordered an
English-style IPA instead of an American IPA but it carbonated and lots of people liked it.
Thanks for all your hel...
Posted in thread: Bottling Wednesday on 10-11-2012 at 11:40 PM
I did it using just the tubing but I started getting some sludge so I stopped and lifted the
tube, but when I tried to start over I couldn't get it to siphon, then my arm got in beer, then
the sludge ...
Posted in thread: Bottling Wednesday on 10-08-2012 at 06:39 AM
You still need to get somewhere and purchase an auto-syphon. YES you can make your tubing work,
but it will make life more simple.Oh I will. I also need to get a lot more stuff next time for
my 2nd ba...