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Posted in thread: Lack of oxygen? on 09-08-2010 at 01:00 AM
I use a bucket as opposed to a carboy for fermentation and in the past had pitched the yeast
and then shake the hell out of it to oxygenate. However, out of concern that that menthod
really didn't gen...
Posted in thread: Cherry extract on 03-29-2009 at 01:11 PM
My plan was to do as you say. Add to bottling bucket and start small. I can always add more but
can't take it out.From what I'm reading, it seems that most folks are using the fresh fruit or
a puree r...
Posted in thread: Cherry extract on 03-28-2009 at 05:05 PM
I'm going to make a Cherry Ale and was planning to use a cherry extract flavoring. Has anyone
used McCormick cherry flavor extract? If so how was it? Is one extract flavoring better then
the others or...
Posted in thread: re-pitching yeast on 06-20-2008 at 01:01 PM
My plan is to bottle tomorrow morning and then use the yeast cake to pitch into the beer I'll
be brewing tomorrow. Should I use the whole yeast cake or would that be to much? Is there
anything more I ...
Posted in thread: help! Yeast not doing anything. on 10-30-2007 at 02:08 AM
I brewed my first full boil Sunday morning and used liquid yeast (White labs) for the first
time also. I pitched at about 11am. It's now Monday 8 pm and I'm seeing no airlock activity.
What might have...
Posted in thread: Octoberfest Extract on 08-15-2007 at 02:10 AM
I made the Brewers Best Oktoberfest and it was one of the best beers I've made. Very smooth.
Posted in thread: Bad Batch? on 08-15-2007 at 12:58 AM
I haven't had a bad batch yet but I think I might have my first. I fermented during a heat wave
and it was an extremely fast fermentation at about 80-82 degress. I checked the gravity tonight
and it h...
Posted in thread: Temp control or bigger boil? on 08-05-2007 at 11:26 PM
I've been making extract brews for a while now and I'm ready to attempt me first partial mash.
My expectation is that I will see a big improvement by switching to PM. However, one of the
Posted in thread: first batch on 05-06-2007 at 07:25 PM
I have been doing all extract brews for almost a year now and I have never used a secondary. I
bottle about 14 days after I brew. My beers have tasted good. I have chill haze but never
Posted in thread: First brew help. on 03-31-2007 at 04:18 PM
I'm somewhat new to brewing myself. I used a Coopers pre-hopped can of extract for my first
brew and it was good for going through the motions of brewing and bottling the first time but I
never will u...