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Posted in thread: Question about hop schedule for my first IPA on 07-27-2012 at 04:58 PM
Sounds good and tasty to me!
Posted in thread: Drinking day! on 07-25-2012 at 03:51 PM
One thing I realized is that most people don't know what good beer is. They think that a Bud or
a Miller Light is good drinking. They are used to that sweet, tart, bland tasting commercial
stuff so wh...
Posted in thread: Why is my honey ale sour? on 07-17-2012 at 05:08 PM
It sounds like a possible infection. Sometimes, even after being completely careful, you can
get an infection. I'd wait a little longer, sometimes, the infection can mellow out, but if
not, I'd say th...
Posted in thread: Don't Squeeze the Sparge.. Why? on 07-17-2012 at 05:05 PM
What I do to avoid squeezing, is running hot water over the spents grains. This allows me to
get more flavor and maltiness from them. I just never squeezed because I heard it wasn't
recommened. It's j...
Posted in thread: Siphing from primary to bottling bucket? on 07-13-2012 at 07:24 PM
I've had no problem with trub. I wouldn't waste my time with that. What I do (and I strongly
recommend) is attach a sanitized piece of cheese clots to the siphoning tube (the end that goes
into the fe...
Posted in thread: Questions about Bucket as Primary (and no secondary) on 07-09-2012 at 05:05 PM
I always use a bucket fermentor and no secondary. Curiosity usually get the best of me and I
end up checking the fermentation at least once a day. I have never had a problem with my beers.
Ever. Just ...
Posted in thread: priming sugar? on 07-06-2012 at 05:41 PM
I used dextrose in 2 batches. I find it gives off a fuuny, almost bland taste. I would never
use it again. Now I use DME and I find the taste great.
Posted in thread: Do I need to Boil LME? on 07-04-2012 at 07:33 PM
When in doubt, boil it. Kills off any potential infection. Sanitzation is very important and
boiling stuff keeps it sanitized.
Posted in thread: Just introducing myself on 06-26-2012 at 04:49 PM
Welcome dude, I am fairly new here as well, and let me tell you, the knowledge from the members
on this forum is unmatched anywhere. Period. I have learnt so much in my little time on these
Posted in thread: 3 weeks and still undercarbonated? on 06-22-2012 at 04:18 PM
You guys are so helpful! If I could, i'd send you all a homebrew. You'd just have to wait a few
more weeks for it to be properly carbed lol.