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Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 05-25-2012 at 03:54 PM
Just to update the brew turned out pretty good. It has been a couple weeks that I have been
drinking on it and have yet to taste that odd flavor, I took a previous brew to my LHBS and
they said it may...
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 05-03-2012 at 06:13 PM
How long can 1 step be used for? I may bottle tomorrow and I am going to fill my bottles now
with 1 step and let them sit. Also, if I sanitize my equipment / bottles how long can i let
them sit before...
Posted in thread: Hefferweizen - imperial hefe/weizenbock on 04-30-2012 at 05:59 PM
Recipe is interesting. How did it turn out? Why did you use marris otter instead of German
pils? Why did you choose to bottle with DME instead of corn sugar? Do you normally bottle with
corn sugar or ...
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-14-2012 at 04:10 PM
I will for sure. I have an IPA right now in primary and moved it out of the basement. Temp in
the bee went from 60F to 70F. Fermentation picked up when I moved it, so I suppose I'll try
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-14-2012 at 01:50 PM
Is it still necessary to boil 2 cups of water and dissolve the priming sugar in that for 5
minutes and add that to the beer? Or do most of you just add the priming sugar to the beer,
stir and bottle?
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-13-2012 at 12:26 PM
I know there is a kegging co2 chart, but is there a bottling chart? How do I calculate the
amount of sugar needed to bottle?SO MANY QUESTIONS AAAHHHHH!!:-)Thanks for everyone
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-12-2012 at 08:13 PM
I usually just wash my bottles in the dish washer and then sanitize with a light bleach water
mixture (about 1/2 tsp per 5 gallons of water) when I do my starters I just let them sit in a
glass 1/2 ga...
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-12-2012 at 05:45 PM
I usually use yeast starters and ferment in my basement @ about 60 degrees. I suppose since
they are ales mostly they could sit a bit longer or bring them upstairs to ferment at a warmer
temp? But whe...
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-12-2012 at 04:26 AM
I've been bottling for some time, and have an ongoing issue. When I bottle my brews seem to
meet a peak at about 3-6 weeks. After that my beer seems to over carbonate and get super
Posted in thread: Brew day on 03-02-2012 at 06:20 PM
As have I. Last winter/spring I had to do that my friend could come help and reap the benefits