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Posted in thread: Just bottled an IPA that was in fermentor for 2.5 years on 04-27-2015 at 06:46 PM
If autolysis occurred, wouldn't it have an awful smell? I just looked at John Palmer's "How to
Brew" book and it said that if it happens, you will know it right away from the smell.Who
knows, maybe th...
Posted in thread: Infected German Alt? on 04-27-2015 at 06:01 PM
That's a beautiful looking, clear sample! Looking like that with the SG you have, I'll bet
she's finished. Take another SG in a day or two and if they agree, go ahead and bottle. :mug:
Posted in thread: Style that you can not brew on 04-27-2015 at 02:34 AM
For some reason, Stouts. I have a kick-ass Porter that turns out great consistently, but after
1 OK, and 2 so-bad-I-dumped-them Stouts, I've given up. Luckily, I only really like Stouts
during the mon...
Posted in thread: Infected German Alt? on 04-27-2015 at 01:41 AM
I agree, doesn't look infected, so I think you're OK there. Get a SG as soon as you can. Don't
want to be a Debbie Downer, but a couple of observations. 1. I hope you rinsed that bleach
Posted in thread: Any cons to this fermentor? on 04-23-2015 at 11:24 PM
Other than it's glass? And looks kind of tippy?Can you find a stopper and airlock that
fits?Other than that, if it's free, go ahead and use it.Don't know if I'd spend $ though.
Posted in thread: Need advice for approachable beer on 04-16-2015 at 02:10 AM
Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde would make a great choice. Another one easily accessible for
the general public is Wayne/Nilo's Blue Moon clone. It always goes over great with my BMC
drinking family, ...
Posted in thread: Forgot to add Candi Sugar, need advice on 04-13-2015 at 12:48 AM
With Big Belgians it's often fairly standard to add the sugar after 2-3 days. Gets the yeast
working on the more complex malt sugars before they gobble the easy dextrose and sucrose. So,
for your sais...
Posted in thread: Frementing/LAgering a Bock on 04-12-2015 at 02:00 AM
I just started drinking a Bock that I brewed back on 12/27/14. Fermented at 45-50 for 1 week,
then warmed her up to 65 for the 2nd week for a D-rest. Wasn't ready to rack it yet, so kept
her at 60 for...
Posted in thread: Debate over Tap Water on 04-12-2015 at 12:52 AM
Tyco- you're right. Your buddy's crazy. So now you'll have to take everything he says under
Posted in thread: First Brew on 04-12-2015 at 12:24 AM
Welcome Jay.1st brew a Tripel- ambitious. Hope she turns out as well as you expect! :mug: