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Posted in thread: beers are reddish-brown on 08-13-2013 at 07:29 PM
using LME or DME?, if using liquid, you want to remove the pot from the burner when you add it.
Since LME is heavier it will sink to the bottom and you can "burn" it.
Posted in thread: Making my first pumpkin brew on 09-10-2012 at 02:44 PM
I actually prepped, baked, and boiled the pumpkin the night before. stored the liquid in the
Posted in thread: Making my first pumpkin brew on 09-10-2012 at 02:42 PM
It came out really nice. Nice orange color with light pumpkin flavor and light spice. It really
started to shine after about 1 month in the bottle. Found one in my stash about 10 months later
and it w...
Posted in thread: Questions about an Imperial IPA Recipe on 08-23-2012 at 12:29 PM
However, the OG was 1.090 and I bottled it on April 4th and it's still flat. It's tastes
pretty good but I'm getting tired of waiting on the carbonation. 1.5 Magnum – 60 minWhite Labs
California Ale ...
Posted in thread: Leave co2 tank on? on 08-23-2012 at 12:24 PM
You can find charts to tell you what pressure it should be set at for a paticular style, I
leave mine at around 10psi. If you turn it off, your beer will pour fine until there is not
enough pressure t...
Posted in thread: Am I crazy? Hop schedule for pale ale. on 08-22-2012 at 06:26 PM
That article quotes a brewer saying that early hop additions help keep boilovers down...I have
the opposite experience. Strange.I risk boil-overs every time I add the hops!
Posted in thread: How do you age a brew when kegging? on 08-22-2012 at 01:53 PM
I made a Scotch ale and added priming sugar to the keg, let it sit at room temperature for
about 3 weeks then put in the keggerator. First 2 pulls should suck out the sediment. after
that it was clear...
Posted in thread: Shipyard Brewery...you're dead to me on 08-22-2012 at 01:40 PM
I tried, she said I need to make better beer first.The important thing here, is that she didn't
say no! Too bad your not close to PA, I have a ton of bottles in my garage I could give you. I
went to k...
Posted in thread: Is this infected, or normal? on 08-22-2012 at 01:31 PM
It's fine man, let it rest another week, all that stuff (hops and yeast) will settle out. Color
looks good too!
Posted in thread: Shipyard Brewery...you're dead to me on 08-22-2012 at 01:28 PM
You're going to be in trouble when breweries start going the can route! The can is coming back
you know. Better tell the wife to get you a keg starter kit. that's what I did.