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  • Posted in thread: When to add fruit on 01-10-2017 at 01:42 PM
    I made a wheat beer from a kit and I want to make it a cherry wheat. I have used that
    artificial extract flavoring in the past with no luck. It did not have any cherry taste to it
    all. I want to use r...

  • Posted in thread: When to add fruit flavoring on 01-27-2016 at 07:31 PM
    I making a wheat beer from a brewers best kit and I thought about adding cherry flavoring to
    it. My question is when to add it. Also would something better work instead of the flavoring
    such as real c...

  • Posted in thread: Question about rehydrating yeast on 12-08-2014 at 04:34 PM
    Hello allI have been using those kits to brew beer and have a question about the yeast that
    comes in it. When it came time to pitch the yeast I read the instructions on yeast package that
    said to rehy...

  • 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 11:43 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 08:56 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 05:23 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
    barbs also...T...

  • 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 05:36 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...