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  • Posted in thread: Beer transfer question on 03-06-2013 at 04:51 PM
    Do you check the Gravity every day ?No I don't check the gravity daily, at least not while
    obvious fermentation (frequent airlock bubbles) is occurring. Don't see the point of risking
    infection to get...

  • Posted in thread: Deschutes Twilight Summer Ale - Extract on 03-06-2013 at 04:48 PM
    I hear ya bro. Batch #3 was probably too soon to strike out on my own. I have now brewed 6 kits
    though (with 2 more in the mail), and it's getting a little old doing the same old cookbook
    brewing. I t...

  • Posted in thread: Deschutes Twilight Summer Ale - Extract on 03-05-2013 at 12:33 PM
    Hi Dave,I have the book "How to Brew" by John Palmer. I've read pretty much everything to do
    with extract brewing in it. Perhaps the book you recommended would be helpful too. I agree with
    you that it...

  • Posted in thread: Beer transfer question on 03-05-2013 at 11:03 AM
    OK thanks for that advice. I will definitely NOT transfer it again while it's still fermenting.

  • Posted in thread: Beer transfer question on 03-05-2013 at 10:08 AM
    OK fellas I have a question about moving my beer around. I am in the process of making a
    Midwest Belgian Honey Ale. There are a ton of fermentables in it (OG 1.078). The directions
    said to transfer to...

  • Posted in thread: Orange Blossom Amber on 03-04-2013 at 06:36 AM
    Update: I found an extract recipe for this one and it did not use orange zest or peels, it used
    orange blossom honey. Here's the info:Of all of the beers that I have shared with friends, this
    is almos...

  • Posted in thread: Lme vs. dme on 03-04-2013 at 06:27 AM
    I prefer DME over LME for two reasons: 1) Pound for pound, you get about 20% more fermentables,
    since none of the weight of DME is water. 2) LME tends to disappear to the bottom of your boil
    bucket an...

  • Posted in thread: Deschutes Twilight Summer Ale - Extract on 03-04-2013 at 06:17 AM
    Update: Not a great beer. I dry-hopped in the primary for way too long and it tasted like
    alfalfa. It took months before it became palatable, and never was very good. This time I'm just
    going to run a...

  • Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 03-04-2013 at 06:14 AM
    5 gal Cologne Kolsch5 gal Belgian Honey Wheat5 gal Amarillo Pale Ale10894 gal+15 gal = 10909

  • Posted in thread: Wort Chiller on 07-06-2012 at 10:01 AM
    I thought Star Sans strips the copper off the wort chiller over time? I was always told not to
    use star san on my copper wort chiller.You are correct. Star san is phosphoric acid solution,
    and acids c...


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