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Posted in thread: Time to try my first beer! on 08-14-2012 at 12:52 AM
I Finally tried it. It was horrible. My wife and I thought it was overcarbonated so I poured it
back and forth between a couple glasses and BAM! Decent beer! Whoo hoo!
Posted in thread: Time to try my first beer! on 08-09-2012 at 10:46 PM
Thanks for the responses! I'm walking to the fridge now!
Posted in thread: Time to try my first beer! on 08-09-2012 at 09:49 PM
My first beer, and Irish Red, has been in bottles for 2 weeks and I am impatient to try one. I
keep reading online that you run the risk of foaming over if you open a warm beer. Some people
said to pu...
Posted in thread: Filtering on 07-10-2012 at 12:46 AM
No worries. By cold crashing I mean chilling the beer down to refrigerator temps. I put my
whole carboy in my refrigerator at 32F for 2 or 3 days then take it out and rack to secondary
or rack to my k...
Posted in thread: Filtering on 07-10-2012 at 12:33 AM
No need to filter. Cold crashing is the best thing you can do. Cold crash for 2-3 days then
commence your bottling routine.What is cold crashing? Dropping the temp below the minimum for
Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 07-09-2012 at 04:32 AM
Couldn't tell ya, I'm on my phone right now and the HBT app doesn't show sigs, but I'm sure
it's quite lovely.It can show sigs. You have to go to more >> settings >> forum reading
options. At least, i...
Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 07-09-2012 at 04:21 AM
It's 100 degrees out and my AC can't keep up. The house is around 85 degrees. My first brew
ever is in the primary which is in a bucket of water that I managed to get down to 60 degrees.
Thanks to thi...
Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial (updated) on 07-08-2012 at 09:19 PM
Cheers. I'm quite new to this as you can tellI'm glad you asked. I didn't know either.
Posted in thread: Few questions, on 07-08-2012 at 07:20 PM
This is the beginners forum, right? I'm glad you asked the question because, as a complete
beginner, I hadn't thought about the sugar content of the flavoring.
Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial (updated) on 07-08-2012 at 06:56 PM
Thanks for the pictorial. I love the old comics style. As a complete beginner, I appreciate it.