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Posted in thread: Fermentation Questions on 07-14-2013 at 07:02 PM
My understanding is the refractometers are not reliable for FG, only OG. Am I mistaken?This
converter is really accurate... took several hydro readings AND FG refractometer readings and
they agree on ...
Posted in thread: Does cider "krausen" like homebrew beer? on 04-18-2013 at 03:58 AM
Thanks...I really like the owner, and he's new to this type of business by his own admission.
But, when he called this evening and asked me to make this, (no charge for the 'kit' or corn
sugar) for th...
Posted in thread: Does cider "krausen" like homebrew beer? on 04-18-2013 at 03:27 AM
forgot to add, I've been homebrewing for just about 2 years, actually made 40 batches from
April 6th 2012 till April 7th of this year. So, well over 50 batches of just about every kind
of beer.Never, ...
Posted in thread: Does cider "krausen" like homebrew beer? on 04-18-2013 at 03:22 AM
Long story short, the owner of the local homebrew supply store asked me to make this asap for a
party in 11 days. is supposed to ferment for a minimum of 6 days if I keep the temp close to
Posted in thread: Got 13oz of Amarillo pellet hops, what to brew? on 04-17-2013 at 12:38 PM
Good Lord, this turned out good! Huge winner as was pointed out earlier :) Was given LOTS of
thumbs ups from my local homebrew club members!Thanks to whoever made the suggestion to brew
this, awesome ...
Posted in thread: Pulling bottles from your neighbor's recycle bin - thrifty or across the line? on 04-13-2013 at 02:23 PM
Well... I'm not going to read through 14 pages of posts, but I live in Katy :cross:Are you
trying to tell me something? LOLCan't be me cause I NEVER throw out non-thread cap style
bottles, I'm a bottl...
Posted in thread: Do I need to clean/sanitize my new equipment? on 03-26-2013 at 01:02 PM
Yes,Starsan or Iodophor... both have their good & bad points, but it really comes down to
personal preferenceI clean and sanitize my stuff after each brew session, then wash & sanitize
again as each i...
Posted in thread: St Arnolds Devine reserve on 03-19-2013 at 12:43 AM
Not to sound like a party poo-poo head, but I got into the hype last year for DR12. Bought a
couple of six packs and 2 bombers... for something like $50.Wasn't that good, swore I'd never
do it again. ...
Posted in thread: Bottle my kolsch @ the 40*F it's sitting at? on 03-07-2013 at 01:44 PM
First kolsch, nowhere near my first ag brew :DI'm ready to bottle and it's been sitting for
weeks in 2ndary at 40-41*F.Do I bottle as usual (my all ale batches ferment in the mid 60's to
70*F)? My usu...
Posted in thread: Got 13oz of Amarillo pellet hops, what to brew? on 02-21-2013 at 08:11 PM
Found the Amarillo for $2 per oz and I snatched up 13 of the 14 on the shelf.The GumballHead in
the linked recipe will let me get "rid of" about 5 oz of my Amarillo...I'm not big into storing