Green and Dumb
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Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 10:27 PM
Sorry if my response seemed rude hombrewer+99...it was not intended that way at all. I was just
trying to give info to answer your questions so that I can get this thing figured out. There's
Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 08:23 PM
Thanks for the input. Here's some info in response: Fermentation is done in my basement either
on the floor or on a shelf that is 3' high. Fermentation temps have never been above 72 deg F
on any of m...
Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 07:15 PM
Here's something else interesting. Both the Winter Warmer and the Orange-Cranberry ale are well
carbonated but have absolutely no head. The Winter Warmer was bottled and primed and it pours
Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 05:25 PM
The only recipe that used corn sugar to boost abv was the Winter Warmer. All of the others were
just extract and specialty grains. My main fermentation never gets above ~72 deg F. Now that
Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 04:52 PM
Forgot to mention that I racked my caramel cream ale to secondary last week and, while it did
not have the cidery taste yet, it did have a VERY strong alcohol taste to it. Not sure if that
is a result...
Posted in thread: What am I doing wrong? on 11-19-2006 at 04:31 PM
Ok, my brewing buddy and I have made 9 batches now. These batches were a combination of
pre-packaged kits and individual ingredients (All extract w/specialty grains). The batches thus
Posted in thread: Thanksgiving: what will you be serving? on 11-14-2006 at 03:55 PM
I'll be serving up my Orange-Cranberry Ale, and Ed's Apfelwein on tap, as well as Cheesefood's
Caramel Cream Ale in bottles. The CCA may not be completed conditioned by then (bottling
tonight) but I k...
Posted in thread: Container for yeast starter? on 11-13-2006 at 11:52 PM
I need to make a yeast starter from some WP011 that I saved and washed from a previous batch. I
don't have an elrenmeyer flask or any other container with a stopper/airlock. The best I can do
is a mas...
Posted in thread: Favre overload--COUNTDOWN TO 421 on 11-13-2006 at 02:55 PM
I don't care who he completes it to...I just hope he does it on 12/21 when my buddy and I are
at Lambeau field for our annual pilgramage to the Pack's final home game of the year. Seeing
him break the...
Posted in thread: Help! Grain bag broke! on 11-09-2006 at 12:57 AM
Brewing a Maibock tonight with my brewing partner and the grainbag broke during the steep. I
know we do not want to boil the grains and we still have about 20 minutes left in the steep to
figure out w...