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Posted in thread: Loose air lock on 02-21-2014 at 06:17 AM
My bet is that your fermentation is nearly complete. What was your OG and what is the SG now?
If you're at or near target, that will give you an indication of what's going on. Let it sit
another week ...
Posted in thread: receipe adjustment for irish stout on 02-21-2014 at 06:00 AM
Did you reach your target gravity? If not I would start there and troubleshoot. I've had my
first few batches end up lighter in body than I preferred and it was due to not getting good
efficiency out ...
Posted in thread: Removing Bottle Labels on 02-21-2014 at 05:39 AM
30 min in hot water has always worked for me.
Posted in thread: Beer lost flavor after bottling?? on 02-21-2014 at 05:33 AM
Just wait it out man, it will taste completely different once it's fully carbonated. More than
likely you'll be pleasantly surprised.
Posted in thread: Bottom-mounted keggle valve for mash tun on 02-17-2014 at 07:09 PM
Sorry if this question has been re-hashed, but I'm in the process of constructing my HERMS and
I have been considering welding a valve to the bottom of my mash tun. To me it seems like a
great way to ...
Posted in thread: How long should I boil honey, lemon juice/zest, and ginger? on 05-29-2013 at 10:23 PM
Thanks for all of the suggestions, this will help tremendously. Any advice on the quantity of
ginger and lemon zest? Just a well-balanced, subtle ,yet noticable flavor is what I'm looking
Posted in thread: How long should I boil honey, lemon juice/zest, and ginger? on 05-29-2013 at 08:45 PM
Note: 5.5 gallon batch
Posted in thread: How long should I boil honey, lemon juice/zest, and ginger? on 05-29-2013 at 08:44 PM
Or should I even boil them at all?I have one pound of honey, a few lemons, and ginger root.
Could anyone please give me some suggestions as the best way to add these to my boil or
secondary?Here are t...
Posted in thread: Hops ≠ Good Beer on 02-07-2013 at 06:33 PM
I know someone has already commented on this, but I also have to chime in, because this comment
just jumped out at me:Speaking of corn sugar additives as a "poor brewing practice" shows that
Posted in thread: Hops ≠ Good Beer on 02-07-2013 at 06:25 PM
I think freshness is everything with IPAs. I've had a lot of bad experiences with commercial
beers. IPAs sit on the shelf for a while here in Ohio and I would say 60% of the beers I buy
are skunked or...