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Posted in thread: Anyone seen yeast finish like this? on 11-24-2013 at 04:32 AM
My yeast cake looks like a moonscape! Used danstar Nottingham on NB's nut brown porter. 1st one
I've had turn out looking like this.. Any ideas or is this the norm..
Posted in thread: First time force carbonating!!! on 10-27-2013 at 02:51 AM
I keg and then put 35psi on it, roll keg on the garage floor still hooked up until I hear no
more gas going in, then set in the fridge at 40* for 24 hrs. Bleed all pressure off and set to
Posted in thread: Cold snap! on 10-27-2013 at 02:42 AM
Well, I must say it turned out perfect. Took it to a local brewfest and won Peoples Choice Best
Beer 2013 with it competing against 10 other all grain brewers!! The 5 gal was pouring foam by
2.5 hrs! ...
Posted in thread: Cold snap! on 09-27-2013 at 03:58 PM
warmed it back up in the house and took a reading. It is at 1.010. Transferred to secondary on
1oz of cascade and will pull it off to the keg next week. Thanks for the responses!:ban:
Posted in thread: Single packet of US-05 for a HG beer? on 09-27-2013 at 03:52 PM
Im in a pickle! I have a Chocolate Covered BEAVR nuts extract kit that's been sitting for a
while in my fermenting chamber that I am planning on making today. I don't have any ingredients
to make a st...
Posted in thread: Cold snap! on 09-26-2013 at 04:36 PM
So I'm brewing a Sierra Nevada clone at 1.060. Fermenting in my outside fridge I usually keep
my beers at 64 degrees. Well, the weather changed drastically a few nights ago and when I went
out to chec...
Posted in thread: Anyone try Island Hopper IPA? on 09-13-2013 at 03:55 PM
I just kegged the island hopper IPA from Midwest.:( There is something off with this batch,
much darker than I expected even though I added the lme late in the boil. Hops had a definite
pepper taste, ...
Posted in thread: did i ruin my beer? on 05-24-2013 at 07:06 PM
thanks for calming my nerves, :o, my second beer and was a bit freaked out.
Posted in thread: did i ruin my beer? on 05-24-2013 at 05:09 PM
og was supposed to be 1052-1056 but im reading 1064. the temp at time of reading is 70 degrees.
Should I pitch an extra packet of yeast or will one safale 05 be enough? Am I still
Posted in thread: Help with APA2 Tweeking on 05-22-2013 at 04:16 PM
I am about to brew a morebeer extract kit APA2 but I want to sub in some simcoe pellets (1oz)
that I have. Im not sure how to do this without messing up the beer but I love simcoe and its
the only rec...