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  • Posted in thread: The "best" formula for finding ABV... on 07-27-2007 at 09:11 AM
    I've seen three or four different formulas for finding ABV, can anyone steer me in the right
    direction?Preliminary readings indicate an OG of 1.048, and a FG of 1.014. :mug: We should
    bottle this week...

  • Posted in thread: "Yin-Yang Ale" blows its top... on 07-17-2007 at 01:22 AM
    The wife and I started our second batch last night.Cooper's Dark hopped LME (3 lbs)Coopers
    Light unhopped LME (3 lbs)1 oz Amarillo hops (loose) @ 15 mins2 packets Cooper's ale yeast-

  • Posted in thread: Bottled 1st batch, so ABV... on 07-10-2007 at 01:18 AM
    Malkore,Didn't boil over... but I'm not too sure about the "carmelization" thing. Could you
    elaborate a bit?Instead of corn sugar we used Amber DME.As for the instructions on the Cooper's
    lid, those g...

  • Posted in thread: Bottled 1st batch, so ABV... on 07-09-2007 at 05:38 AM
    OK,I'll admit right upfront that I had "beerfever" (kinda like buckfever for all you hunters
    out there) and probably made some mistakes... but here goes!OSG = 1.038 for a kit wheat beer
    (Coopers). If ...

  • Posted in thread: "starter" !?!?!? on 06-27-2007 at 01:30 AM
    How does one do this, and what advantages will it give me?thx

  • Posted in thread: How to: "dopple" or "trippl" ?? on 06-27-2007 at 01:28 AM
    I know I'm getting ahead of myself, but how does one go about that sort of thing?-thx

  • Posted in thread: First batch problems (yeast??) on 06-27-2007 at 01:25 AM
    Well, There is about a 1/2 inch-1inch head in the fermenter, and no activity in the
    airlock..... until I filled it to the proper level. Once I had enough water in the thing it
    began to hop and bubble ...

  • Posted in thread: "Proper" glassware for drinking? on 06-26-2007 at 06:17 AM
    Now to me, before my foray into homebrewing began, all this meant was that the container
    holding by beer wasn't leaking. Appearently this is not the case.Not meaning to belittle the
    philosophy, nor be...

  • Posted in thread: First batch problems (yeast??) on 06-26-2007 at 01:28 AM
    Pitched my first batch last night. Really simple, Cooper's syrup (wheat), amber
    DME."reconstituted" the yeast and pitched about 11pm last night. Nothing happens.8am this
    morning had 1/2 inch of foam, ...