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Posted in thread: krausen disappeared on 09-19-2012 at 03:44 PM
Cool. Thanks for the response. Guess i'll just rdwhahb
Posted in thread: krausen disappeared on 09-19-2012 at 03:08 PM
Hey guys. Brewed up a belgian amber ale supplied from my local homebrew shop sunday. Fast
forward to monday am and have a nice .5" to .75" thick krausen forming and active fermentation
was seen. Check...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 09-18-2012 at 10:24 AM
new kits come w/4 g yeast packets I believe.Ahh. Cool. Haven't tried the new kits.
Posted in thread: Changing Ingredients in Mr. Beer on 09-17-2012 at 11:32 PM
What I did was add the dme before the boil. It tends to clump up so add a little at a time and
stir, stir, stir. Watch very carefully as the mix comes to a boil, it'll start to foam up and
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 09-17-2012 at 11:09 PM
You can also re-use yeast from a previous batch, look up "Yeast Washing". Also, you can up your
yeast count by making a simple yeast starter. For the MB kits though, I've found the 2g to be
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 09-17-2012 at 09:43 PM
Double post. Stupid iPhone lol
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 09-17-2012 at 09:37 PM
Yup to all of the above, scrabbler. You're only limited to your imagination! Just subbing for a
premium yeast yields great results...2 grams just isn't enough, either. I have since moved on
to AG brew...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 09-16-2012 at 12:34 PM
I agree. Mr beer does rock...with a few additions. I have made some awesome beers that rival NB
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 09-11-2012 at 02:48 PM
An Oktoberfest split batch. Got a lager version fermenting away and planning on brewing an ale
variant this weekend using wyeast 1450. Should be interesting
Posted in thread: Why has this hobby lasted so long???? on 09-05-2012 at 02:04 PM
+1 for me to all the above reasons. I guess it's in my blood to want to tinker and express my
creativity (same goes with why i'm becoming moderately tattooed). I also thought that it would
bring my fe...