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Posted in thread: Beer transfer question on 03-06-2013 at 03:51 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 03:48 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 11:33 AM
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 10:03 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 09:08 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 05:36 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
Posted in thread: Lme vs. dme on 03-04-2013 at 05:27 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
Posted in thread: Deschutes Twilight Summer Ale - Extract on 03-04-2013 at 05:17 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 05:14 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...