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Posted in thread: 6 months in Primary - Pale Ale on 12-22-2012 at 03:21 AM
I went off to school for a few months and never had time when I was home to bottle it. Home for
holidays and finally getting around to it. I actually have a brown ale in the exact same
situation too. ...
Posted in thread: 6 months in Primary - Pale Ale on 12-21-2012 at 10:59 PM
I left a pale ale in primary for 6 months. Is it even worth bottling or is it just going to
Posted in thread: The legondary Cock Ale on 11-29-2012 at 03:49 AM
I'm going to make this when I go back home in December. I'll let you guys know how it goes.
Posted in thread: How long is too long? on 10-04-2012 at 11:20 PM
I did have an IPA shoot out of the bottle once I popped to caps off. I think this was due to
stirring the priming sugar too strongly before bottling. I might have to pass on the yeast
addition for fea...
Posted in thread: How long is too long? on 10-04-2012 at 09:59 PM
I have an Altbier, Pale Ale, and Brown Ale that have been sitting in their fermenters for 3
months. Have they been in there too long for these styles of beer?Which ones should I worry
about bottling f...
Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 07-24-2012 at 12:05 PM
Fermentation was finished by day 3. FG got all the way down to 1.006. In all honesty tasted
like ass. Little sweetness, very hollow tasting if that makes sense. Maybe a backsweetening is
in order. I l...
Posted in thread: Lagering Altbier questions on 07-14-2012 at 08:05 PM
My first lager ever and it's proving to be a bit of a hassle compared to ales with the
temperature drops and what not...ANYWAYIt fermented at 66F for one week then put it in the
fridge for two weeks a...
Posted in thread: WTF is the clear layer of liquid in carboy? on 07-06-2012 at 07:14 PM
I made an oatmeal stout and let it stay in primary or three weeks. went to bottle this morning
and I noticed in my carboy that there is a clear layer of liquid seperating the beer from the
dead yeast ...
Posted in thread: consistently high origninal gravities on 07-04-2012 at 09:12 PM
Yea, I have been using malt extract. I just checked my hydrometer, it's reading correctly. I
followed to recipe perfectly. To aerate/diffuse the wort I dump it back and forth between two
Posted in thread: consistently high origninal gravities on 07-04-2012 at 08:26 PM
okay so I just brewed batch five last night and after taking the original gravity I found that
yet again it come out to be about 0.010 higher than what my recipe shows it should be. I took
my reading ...