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Posted in thread: difference between LME and DME on 04-01-2013 at 04:32 PM
I'm still a novice and have been making beer from the kits. I was wondering what the difference
is between the dry malt extract and liquid? The kits I buy will use both. Does one make the
acohol % hig...
Posted in thread: When to move beer to second fermentation stage on 02-05-2013 at 10:43 AM
Thanks for all the replies. I will let let my next batch sit in the primary longer. The FG
according to the instructions was in the range its suppose to be but I did notice there wasn't
any bubbling g...
Posted in thread: When to move beer to second fermentation stage on 02-04-2013 at 07:56 PM
HelloI've been using those ready made kits to make beer and it recommends to move the beer from
the 5 gallon bucket to a glass carboy after 5-7 days. I noticed on my last batched when I took
the lid o...
Posted in thread: Effects of adding more LME on 12-19-2012 at 04:23 PM
I use those kits to make my beer and I wanted to experiment with it to try and raise the
alcohol content by adding more LME. 1) will it raise the alcohol % by adding that and 2) what
will it effect th...
Posted in thread: Raising the alcohol level on 03-16-2012 at 02:34 PM
Thanks for advice. I may try adding some extract just for fun but will look into those kits on
line. I use brewers best now but I really don't like the ones with higher ABV. Enjoyed the
Posted in thread: Raising the alcohol level on 03-15-2012 at 07:17 PM
The brew kits I like to use all seem to have a low alcohol level, 4-5% and I was thinking of
trying to raise that level. I went to the FAQ section and see that there is quite a diverse
opinion on this...
Posted in thread: making a lager question on 02-09-2012 at 04:36 PM
HelloI'm fairly new at making beer and currently making my first lager. I've got the 2nd stage
in the carboy jug and the directions say to keep the temp between 35-44 degrees. I do not have
a way to k...