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Posted in thread: My last two batches taste like.. banana? on 04-13-2012 at 12:14 AM
I asked almost this exact same question a couple months ago on my hefe, the banana flavors have
mellowed out a lot since then. I got the same answers, lower fermentation temp and use a yeast
Posted in thread: 3 months in primary on 04-12-2012 at 11:57 PM
Most people used to be concerned about yeast autolysis which is why it is so common to rack
from a primary to a secondary but I think the common thought now is that you don't have to
actually worry ab...
Posted in thread: 3 months in primary on 04-12-2012 at 11:47 PM
Some of the best beers I've made have sat longer than that in primary.....Thanks Revvy! Good
info to know!
Posted in thread: 3 months in primary on 04-12-2012 at 11:39 PM
Yes, that's a bad habit that you need to break. If you keep doing that, you're going to keep
running out of beer. However, the chances are that the beer will still be fine, but the only
way to tell is...
Posted in thread: 3 months in primary on 04-12-2012 at 11:33 PM
I just kegged a batch that I had brewed the beginning of December two weeks ago and I was
worried about the same thing. Needless to say the beer turned out great and I'm enjoying one as
I type. Good l...
Posted in thread: 3 months in primary on 04-12-2012 at 11:27 PM
So I brewed Northern Brewers Sweet Stout on January 20th and didn't get to bottling it til
today, which is almost 3 months sitting in the primary. Is this a bad habit I need to break and
any ideas if ...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a 2nd Cider on 04-04-2012 at 11:19 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions, I think I have a clearer idea of what I may do! :) I'm sure
hubby and I both would like that black cherry, I have some glass 1 gallon jugs so I may even
experiment a li...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a 2nd Cider on 04-04-2012 at 12:42 AM
HiI am not too familiar with cider, mostly do beer brewing. Strangely enough the hubby isn't a
big beer drinker and requested some cider. I made a small 2.5 gallon recipe to give it a try,
Posted in thread: Yeast question on 01-07-2012 at 11:58 AM
I had the same question a while back, read as much as you can, on this site and others, and ask
questions. Another think I found out, via this site, is that a lot of breweries are really cool
to home ...
Posted in thread: Yeast question on 01-07-2012 at 05:30 AM
What flavor profile are you trying to achieve?This is just an example of what I am
experiencing, I really am just looking for ideas on simple ways to change the flavors and play
the recipes I have, in...